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    • Aging Syndrome Genes and Premature Coronary Artery Disease 

      Low, Adrian F; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph; Kathiresan, Sekar; Everett, Brendan Murphy; Chae, Claudia Un-Yong; Shaw, Stanley Yang; Ellinor, Patrick Thomas; MacRae, Calum A (BioMed Central, 2005)
      Background: Vascular disease is a feature of aging, and coronary vascular events are a major source of morbidity and mortality in rare premature aging syndromes. One such syndrome is caused by mutations in the lamin A/C ...
    • The Association of a SNP Upstream of INSIG2 with Body Mass Index is Reproduced in Several but Not All Cohorts 

      Emilsson, Valur; Hinney, Anke; Heid, Iris M; Zhu, Xiaofeng; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Gunnarsdottir, Steinunn; Walters, G. Bragi; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Kong, Augustine; Gulcher, Jeffrey; Nguyen, Thuy Trang; Scherag, André; Pfeufer, Arne; Meitinger, Thomas; Brönner, Günter; Rief, Winfried; Soto-Quiros, Manuel E; Avila, Lydiana; Groop, Leif; Tuomi, Tiinamaija; Isomaa, Bo; Bengtsson, Kristina; Butler, Johannah L; Vollmert, Caren; Celedón, Juan C; Wichmann, H. Erich; Hebebrand, Johannes; Stefansson, Kari; Abecasis, Gonçalo; Lyon, Helen N; Su, Jessica Ann Lasky; Klanderman, Barbara Jordan; Raby, Benjamin Alexander; Silverman, Edwin Kepner; Weiss, Scott Tillman; Laird, Nan M.; Ding, Xiao; Cooper, Richard S; Fox, Caroline; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph; Lange, Christoph; Hirschhorn, Joel Naom (Public Library of Science, 2007)
      A SNP upstream of the INSIG2 gene, rs7566605, was recently found to be associated with obesity as measured by body mass index (BMI) by Herbert and colleagues. The association between increased BMI and homozygosity for the ...
    • Association of Fat Density With Subclinical Atherosclerosis 

      Alvey, Nicholas J.; Pedley, Alison; Rosenquist, Klara J.; Massaro, Joseph M.; O'Donnell, Christopher J.; Hoffmann, Udo; Fox, Caroline S. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2014)
      Background: Ectopic fat density is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors above and beyond fat volume. Volumetric measures of ectopic fat have been associated with CVD risk factors and subclinical ...
    • Association of Lifestyle Factors With Abdominal Subcutaneous and Visceral Adiposity 

      Molenaar, Esther A.; Massaro, Joseph M.; Jacques, Paul F.; Ellison, R. Curtis; Pencina, Karol; Shadwick, Steven D.; Vasan, Ramachandran S.; Pou, Karla Michelle; Hoffmann, Udo; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph; Fox, Caroline (American Diabetes Association, 2009)
      OBJECTIVE— The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between lifestyle factors and abdominal subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) and visceral adipose tissue (VAT) in a community-based setting. RESEARCH DESIGN ...
    • Atherosclerotic Biomarkers and Aortic Atherosclerosis by Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging in the Framingham Heart Study 

      Hong, Susie N.; Gona, Philimon; Fontes, Joao D.; Oyama, Noriko; Chan, Raymond H.; Kenchaiah, Satish; Tsao, Connie W.; Yeon, Susan B.; Schnabel, Renate B.; Keaney, John F.; O'Donnell, Christopher J.; Benjamin, Emelia J.; Manning, Warren J. (Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2013)
      Background: The relations between subclinical atherosclerosis and inflammatory biomarkers have generated intense interest but their significance remains unclear. We sought to determine the association between a panel of ...
    • Cardiovascular Event Prediction and Risk Reclassification by Coronary, Aortic, and Valvular Calcification in the Framingham Heart Study 

      Hoffmann, Udo; Massaro, Joseph M.; D'Agostino, Ralph B.; Kathiresan, Sekar; Fox, Caroline S.; O'Donnell, Christopher J. (John Wiley and Sons Inc., 2016)
      Background: We determined whether vascular and valvular calcification predicted incident major coronary heart disease, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and all‐cause mortality independent of Framingham risk factors in the ...
    • Common Genetic Variation at the IL1RL1 Locus Regulates IL-33/ST2 Signaling 

      Ho, Jennifer E.; Chen, Wei-Yu; Chen, Ming-Huei; Larson, Martin G.; McCabe, Elizabeth L.; Cheng, Susan; Ghorbani, Anahita; Coglianese, Erin; Emilsson, Valur; Johnson, Andrew D.; Walter, Stefan; Franceschini, Nora; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph; Dehghan, Abbas; Lu, Chen; Levy, Daniel; Newton-Cheh, Christopher Holmes; Lin, Honghuang; Felix, Janine F.; Schreiter, Eric R.; Vasan, Ramachandran S.; Januzzi, James Louis; Lee, Richard Theodore; Wang, Thomas (American Society for Clinical Investigation, 2013)
      The suppression of tumorigenicity 2/IL-33 (ST2/IL-33) pathway has been implicated in several immune and inflammatory diseases. ST2 is produced as 2 isoforms. The membrane-bound isoform (ST2L) induces an immune response ...
    • Common Variants in the Adiponectin Gene (ADIPOQ) Associated with Plasma Adiponectin Levels, Type 2 Diabetes, and Diabetes-Related Quantitative Traits 

      Hivert, Marie-France; Manning, Alisa K.; McAteer, Jarred B.; Florez, Jose Carlos; Dupuis, Josée; Fox, Caroline; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph; Cupples, L. Adrienne; Meigs, James Benjamin (American Diabetes Association, 2008)
      OBJECTIVE— Variants in ADIPOQ have been inconsistently associated with adiponectin levels or diabetes. Using comprehensive linkage disequilibrium mapping, we genotyped single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in ADIPOQ to ...
    • The Framingham Heart Study 100K SNP Genome-Wide Association Study Resource: Overview of 17 Phenotype Working Group Reports 

      Cupples, L Adrienne; Arruda, Heather T; Benjamin, Emelia J; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Demissie, Serkalem; DeStefano, Anita L; Dupuis, Josée; Govindaraju, Diddahally R; Heard-Costa, Nancy L; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Kathiresan, Sekar; Laramie, Jason M; Larson, Martin G; Liu, Chun-Yu; Lunetta, Kathryn L; Mailman, Matthew D; Manning, Alisa K; Murabito, Joanne M; O'Connor, George T; Pandey, Mona; Seshadri, Sudha; Vasan, Ramachandran S; Wilk, Jemma B; Wolf, Philip A; Yang, Qiong; Atwood, Larry D; Falls, Kathleen M; Fox, Caroline; Gottlieb, Daniel J; Guo, Chao-yu; Kiel, Douglas P.; Levy, Daniel; Meigs, James Benjamin; Newton-Cheh, Christopher Holmes; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph; Wang, Zhen (BioMed Central, 2007)
      Background: The Framingham Heart Study (FHS), founded in 1948 to examine the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, is among the most comprehensively characterized multi-generational studies in the world. Many collected ...
    • Genetic association study of QT interval highlights role for calcium signaling pathways in myocardial repolarization 

      Arking, Dan E.; Pulit, Sara L.; Crotti, Lia; van der Harst, Pim; Munroe, Patricia B.; Koopmann, Tamara T.; Sotoodehnia, Nona; Rossin, Elizabeth J.; Morley, Michael; Wang, Xinchen; Johnson, Andrew D.; Lundby, Alicia; Gudbjartsson, Daníel F.; Noseworthy, Peter A.; Eijgelsheim, Mark; Bradford, Yuki; Tarasov, Kirill V.; Dörr, Marcus; Müller-Nurasyid, Martina; Lahtinen, Annukka M.; Nolte, Ilja M.; Smith, Albert Vernon; Bis, Joshua C.; Isaacs, Aaron; Newhouse, Stephen J.; Evans, Daniel S.; Post, Wendy S.; Waggott, Daryl; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Hicks, Andrew A.; Eisele, Lewin; Ellinghaus, David; Hayward, Caroline; Navarro, Pau; Ulivi, Sheila; Tanaka, Toshiko; Tester, David J.; Chatel, Stéphanie; Gustafsson, Stefan; Kumari, Meena; Morris, Richard W.; Naluai, Åsa T.; Padmanabhan, Sandosh; Kluttig, Alexander; Strohmer, Bernhard; Panayiotou, Andrie G.; Torres, Maria; Knoflach, Michael; Hubacek, Jaroslav A.; Slowikowski, Kamil; Raychaudhuri, Soumya; Kumar, Runjun D.; Harris, Tamara B.; Launer, Lenore J.; Shuldiner, Alan R.; Alonso, Alvaro; Bader, Joel S.; Ehret, Georg; Huang, Hailiang; Kao, W.H. Linda; Strait, James B.; Macfarlane, Peter W.; Brown, Morris; Caulfield, Mark J.; Samani, Nilesh J.; Kronenberg, Florian; Willeit, Johann; Smith, J. Gustav; Greiser, Karin H.; zu Schwabedissen, Henriette Meyer; Werdan, Karl; Carella, Massimo; Zelante, Leopoldo; Heckbert, Susan R.; Psaty, Bruce M.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Kolcic, Ivana; Polašek, Ozren; Wright, Alan F.; Griffin, Maura; Daly, Mark J.; Arnar, David O.; Hólm, Hilma; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Denny, Joshua C.; Roden, Dan M.; Zuvich, Rebecca L.; Emilsson, Valur; Plump, Andrew S.; Larson, Martin G.; O'Donnell, Christopher J.; Yin, Xiaoyan; Bobbo, Marco; D'Adamo, Adamo P.; Iorio, Annamaria; Sinagra, Gianfranco; Carracedo, Angel; Cummings, Steven R.; Nalls, Michael A.; Jula, Antti; Kontula, Kimmo K.; Marjamaa, Annukka; Oikarinen, Lasse; Perola, Markus; Porthan, Kimmo; Erbel, Raimund; Hoffmann, Per; Jöckel, Karl-Heinz; Kälsch, Hagen; Nöthen, Markus M.; consortium, HRGEN; den Hoed, Marcel; Loos, Ruth J.F.; Thelle, Dag S.; Gieger, Christian; Meitinger, Thomas; Perz, Siegfried; Peters, Annette; Prucha, Hanna; Sinner, Moritz F.; Waldenberger, Melanie; de Boer, Rudolf A.; Franke, Lude; van der Vleuten, Pieter A.; Beckmann, Britt Maria; Martens, Eimo; Bardai, Abdennasser; Hofman, Nynke; Wilde, Arthur A.M.; Behr, Elijah R.; Dalageorgou, Chrysoula; Giudicessi, John R.; Medeiros-Domingo, Argelia; Barc, Julien; Kyndt, Florence; Probst, Vincent; Ghidoni, Alice; Insolia, Roberto; Hamilton, Robert M.; Scherer, Stephen W.; Brandimarto, Jeffrey; Margulies, Kenneth; Moravec, Christine E.; Fabiola Del, Greco M.; Fuchsberger, Christian; O'Connell, Jeffrey R.; Lee, Wai K.; Watt, Graham C.M.; Campbell, Harry; Wild, Sarah H.; El Mokhtari, Nour E.; Frey, Norbert; Asselbergs, Folkert W.; Leach, Irene Mateo; Navis, Gerjan; van den Berg, Maarten P.; van Veldhuisen, Dirk J.; Kellis, Manolis; Krijthe, Bouwe P.; Franco, Oscar H.; Hofman, Albert; Kors, Jan A.; Uitterlinden, André G.; Witteman, Jacqueline C.M.; Kedenko, Lyudmyla; Lamina, Claudia; Oostra, Ben A.; Abecasis, Gonçalo R.; Lakatta, Edward G.; Mulas, Antonella; Orrú, Marco; Schlessinger, David; Uda, Manuela; Markus, Marcello R.P.; Völker, Uwe; Snieder, Harold; Spector, Timothy D.; Ärnlöv, Johan; Lind, Lars; Sundström, Johan; Syvänen, Ann-Christine; Kivimaki, Mika; Kähönen, Mika; Mononen, Nina; Raitakari, Olli T.; Viikari, Jorma S.; Adamkova, Vera; Kiechl, Stefan; Brion, Maria; Nicolaides, Andrew N.; Paulweber, Bernhard; Haerting, Johannes; Dominiczak, Anna F.; Nyberg, Fredrik; Whincup, Peter H.; Hingorani, Aroon; Schott, Jean-Jacques; Bezzina, Connie R.; Ingelsson, Erik; Ferrucci, Luigi; Gasparini, Paolo; Wilson, James F.; Rudan, Igor; Franke, Andre; Mühleisen, Thomas W.; Pramstaller, Peter P.; Lehtimäki, Terho J.; Paterson, Andrew D.; Parsa, Afshin; Liu, Yongmei; van Duijn, Cornelia; Siscovick, David S.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Jamshidi, Yalda; Salomaa, Veikko; Felix, Stephan B.; Sanna, Serena; Ritchie, Marylyn D.; Stricker, Bruno H.; Stefansson, Kari; Boyer, Laurie A.; Cappola, Thomas P.; Olsen, Jesper V.; Lage, Kasper; Schwartz, Peter J.; Kääb, Stefan; Chakravarti, Aravinda; Ackerman, Michael J.; Pfeufer, Arne; de Bakker, Paul I.W.; Newton-Cheh, Christopher (2014)
      The QT interval, an electrocardiographic measure reflecting myocardial repolarization, is a heritable trait. QT prolongation is a risk factor for ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death (SCD) and could indicate ...
    • Genome-Wide Association Analysis Identifies Variants Associated with Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease That Have Distinct Effects on Metabolic Traits 

      Speliotes, Elizabeth K.; Yerges-Armstrong, Laura M.; Hernaez, Ruben; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Garcia, Melissa E.; Launer, Lenore J.; Nalls, Michael A.; Clark, Jeanne M.; Mitchell, Braxton D.; Shuldiner, Alan R.; Butler, Johannah L.; Tomas, Marta; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Massaro, Joseph M.; Salomaa, Veikko; Schadt, Eric E.; Schwartz, Stephen M.; Siscovick, David S.; Voight, Benjamin F.; Feitosa, Mary F.; Harris, Tamara B.; Smith, Albert V.; Borecki, Ingrid B.; Wu, Jun; Kim, Lauren J.; Palmer, Cameron D.; Hoffmann, Udo; Sahani, Dushyant V.; Carr, J. Jeffrey; Fox, Caroline; Kao, W. H. Linda; Hirschhorn, Joel Naom; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph; NASH CRN; GIANT Consortium; MAGIC Investigators (Public Library of Science, 2011)
      Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) clusters in families, but the only known common genetic variants influencing risk are near PNPLA3. We sought to identify additional genetic variants influencing NAFLD using genome-wide ...
    • Genome-Wide Association and Linkage Analyses of Hemostatic Factors and Hematological Phenotypes in the Framingham Heart Study 

      Yang, Qiong; Kathiresan, Sekar; Lin, Jing-Ping; Tofler, Geoffrey H; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph (BioMed Central, 2007)
      Background: Increased circulating levels of hemostatic factors as well as anemia have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Known associations between hemostatic factors and sequence variants ...
    • Genome-wide association study for subclinical atherosclerosis in major arterial territories in the NHLBI's Framingham Heart Study 

      Cupples, L Adrienne; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Ingellson, Erik; Liu, Chunyu; Murabito, Joanne M; Polak, Joseph F; Wolf, Philip A; Demissie, Serkalem; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph; Fox, Caroline; Hoffmann, Udo (BioMed Central, 2007)
      Introduction: Subclinical atherosclerosis (SCA) measures in multiple arterial beds are heritable phenotypes that are associated with increased incidence of cardiovascular disease. We conducted a genome-wide association ...
    • Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Novel Loci Associated with Circulating Phospho- and Sphingolipid Concentrations 

      Demirkan, Ayşe; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Ugocsai, Peter; Isaacs, Aaron; Pramstaller, Peter P.; Liebisch, Gerhard; Wilson, James F.; Johansson, Åsa; Rudan, Igor; Aulchenko, Yurii S.; Kirichenko, Anatoly V.; Janssens, A. Cecile J. W.; Jansen, Ritsert C.; Gnewuch, Carsten; Domingues, Francisco S.; Pattaro, Cristian; Wild, Sarah H.; Jonasson, Inger; Polasek, Ozren; Zorkoltseva, Irina V.; Karssen, Lennart C.; Struchalin, Maksim; Floyd, James; Igl, Wilmar; Biloglav, Zrinka; Broer, Linda; Pfeufer, Arne; Pichler, Irene; Zaboli, Ghazal; Kolcic, Ivana; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Huffman, Jennifer; Hastie, Nicholas D.; Uitterlinden, Andre; Franke, Lude; Vitart, Veronique; Nelson, Christopher P.; Preuss, Michael; Bis, Joshua C.; Franceschini, Nora; Witteman, Jacqueline C. M.; Axenovich, Tatiana; Oostra, Ben A.; Meitinger, Thomas; Hicks, Andrew A.; Hayward, Caroline; Wright, Alan F.; Gyllensten, Ulf; Campbell, Harry; Schmitz, Gerd; Hofman, Albert; Campbell, Susanna Grace; Franklin, Christopher S.; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      Phospho- and sphingolipids are crucial cellular and intracellular compounds. These lipids are required for active transport, a number of enzymatic processes, membrane formation, and cell signalling. Disruption of their ...
    • Genome-Wide Association Study of Retinopathy in Individuals Without Diabetes 

      Jensen, Richard A.; Sim, Xueling; Li, Xiaohui; Cotch, Mary Frances; Ikram, M. Kamran; Holliday, Elizabeth G.; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Harris, Tamara B.; Jonasson, Fridbert; Klein, Barbara E. K.; Launer, Lenore J.; Smith, Albert Vernon; Boerwinkle, Eric; Cheung, Ning; Hewitt, Alex W.; Liew, Gerald; Mitchell, Paul; Wang, Jie Jin; Attia, John; Scott, Rodney; Glazer, Nicole L.; Lumley, Thomas; McKnight, Barbara; Psaty, Bruce M.; Taylor, Kent; Hofman, Albert; de Jong, Paulus T. V. M.; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Uitterlinden, Andre G.; Tay, Wan-Ting; Teo, Yik Ying; Seielstad, Mark; Liu, Jianjun; Cheng, Ching-Yu; Saw, Seang-Mei; Aung, Tin; Ganesh, Santhi K.; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph; Nalls, Mike A.; Wiggins, Kerri L.; Kuo, Jane Z.; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Klein, Ronald; Siscovick, David S.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Tai, E. Shong; Vingerling, Johannes; Wong, Tien Y.; Blue Mountains Eye Study GWAS team; CKDGen Consortium (Public Library of Science, 2013)
      Background: Mild retinopathy (microaneurysms or dot-blot hemorrhages) is observed in persons without diabetes or hypertension and may reflect microvascular disease in other organs. We conducted a genome-wide association ...
    • Integrative Genomics Reveals Novel Molecular Pathways and Gene Networks for Coronary Artery Disease 

      Mäkinen, Ville-Petteri; Civelek, Mete; Meng, Qingying; Zhang, Bin; Zhu, Jun; Levian, Candace; Huan, Tianxiao; Segrè, Ayellet V.; Ghosh, Sujoy; Vivar, Juan; Nikpay, Majid; Stewart, Alexandre F. R.; Nelson, Christopher P.; Willenborg, Christina; Erdmann, Jeanette; Blakenberg, Stefan; O'Donnell, Christopher J.; März, Winfried; Laaksonen, Reijo; Epstein, Stephen E.; Kathiresan, Sekar; Shah, Svati H.; Hazen, Stanley L.; Reilly, Muredach P.; Lusis, Aldons J.; Samani, Nilesh J.; Schunkert, Heribert; Quertermous, Thomas; McPherson, Ruth; Yang, Xia; Assimes, Themistocles L. (Public Library of Science, 2014)
      The majority of the heritability of coronary artery disease (CAD) remains unexplained, despite recent successes of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) in identifying novel susceptibility loci. Integrating functional ...
    • Low-frequency and rare exome chip variants associate with fasting glucose and type 2 diabetes susceptibility 

      Wessel, Jennifer; Chu, Audrey Y; Willems, Sara M; Wang, Shuai; Yaghootkar, Hanieh; Brody, Jennifer A; Dauriz, Marco; Hivert, Marie-France; Raghavan, Sridharan; Lipovich, Leonard; Hidalgo, Bertha; Fox, Keolu; Huffman, Jennifer E; An, Ping; Lu, Yingchang; Rasmussen-Torvik, Laura J; Grarup, Niels; Ehm, Margaret G; Li, Li; Baldridge, Abigail S; Stančáková, Alena; Abrol, Ravinder; Besse, Céline; Boland, Anne; Bork-Jensen, Jette; Fornage, Myriam; Freitag, Daniel F; Garcia, Melissa E; Guo, Xiuqing; Hara, Kazuo; Isaacs, Aaron; Jakobsdottir, Johanna; Lange, Leslie A; Layton, Jill C; Li, Man; Hua Zhao, Jing; Meidtner, Karina; Morrison, Alanna C; Nalls, Mike A; Peters, Marjolein J; Sabater-Lleal, Maria; Schurmann, Claudia; Silveira, Angela; Smith, Albert V; Southam, Lorraine; Stoiber, Marcus H; Strawbridge, Rona J; Taylor, Kent D; Varga, Tibor V; Allin, Kristine H; Amin, Najaf; Aponte, Jennifer L; Aung, Tin; Barbieri, Caterina; Bihlmeyer, Nathan A; Boehnke, Michael; Bombieri, Cristina; Bowden, Donald W; Burns, Sean M; Chen, Yuning; Chen, Yii-DerI; Cheng, Ching-Yu; Correa, Adolfo; Czajkowski, Jacek; Dehghan, Abbas; Ehret, Georg B; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Escher, Stefan A; Farmaki, Aliki-Eleni; Frånberg, Mattias; Gambaro, Giovanni; Giulianini, Franco; Goddard, William A; Goel, Anuj; Gottesman, Omri; Grove, Megan L; Gustafsson, Stefan; Hai, Yang; Hallmans, Göran; Heo, Jiyoung; Hoffmann, Per; Ikram, Mohammad K; Jensen, Richard A; Jørgensen, Marit E; Jørgensen, Torben; Karaleftheri, Maria; Khor, Chiea C; Kirkpatrick, Andrea; Kraja, Aldi T; Kuusisto, Johanna; Lange, Ethan M; Lee, I T; Lee, Wen-Jane; Leong, Aaron; Liao, Jiemin; Liu, Chunyu; Liu, Yongmei; Lindgren, Cecilia M; Linneberg, Allan; Malerba, Giovanni; Mamakou, Vasiliki; Marouli, Eirini; Maruthur, Nisa M; Matchan, Angela; McKean-Cowdin, Roberta; McLeod, Olga; Metcalf, Ginger A; Mohlke, Karen L; Muzny, Donna M; Ntalla, Ioanna; Palmer, Nicholette D; Pasko, Dorota; Peter, Andreas; Rayner, Nigel W; Renström, Frida; Rice, Ken; Sala, Cinzia F; Sennblad, Bengt; Serafetinidis, Ioannis; Smith, Jennifer A; Soranzo, Nicole; Speliotes, Elizabeth K; Stahl, Eli A; Stirrups, Kathleen; Tentolouris, Nikos; Thanopoulou, Anastasia; Torres, Mina; Traglia, Michela; Tsafantakis, Emmanouil; Javad, Sundas; Yanek, Lisa R; Zengini, Eleni; Becker, Diane M; Bis, Joshua C; Brown, James B; Adrienne Cupples, L; Hansen, Torben; Ingelsson, Erik; Karter, Andrew J; Lorenzo, Carlos; Mathias, Rasika A; Norris, Jill M; Peloso, Gina M; Sheu, Wayne H.-H.; Toniolo, Daniela; Vaidya, Dhananjay; Varma, Rohit; Wagenknecht, Lynne E; Boeing, Heiner; Bottinger, Erwin P; Dedoussis, George; Deloukas, Panos; Ferrannini, Ele; Franco, Oscar H; Franks, Paul W; Gibbs, Richard A; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Hamsten, Anders; Harris, Tamara B; Hattersley, Andrew T; Hayward, Caroline; Hofman, Albert; Jansson, Jan-Håkan; Langenberg, Claudia; Launer, Lenore J; Levy, Daniel; Oostra, Ben A; O'Donnell, Christopher J; O'Rahilly, Stephen; Padmanabhan, Sandosh; Pankow, James S; Polasek, Ozren; Province, Michael A; Rich, Stephen S; Ridker, Paul M; Rudan, Igor; Schulze, Matthias B; Smith, Blair H; Uitterlinden, André G; Walker, Mark; Watkins, Hugh; Wong, Tien Y; Zeggini, Eleftheria; Sharp, Stephen J; Forouhi, Nita G; Kerrison, Nicola D; Lucarelli, Debora ME; Sims, Matt; Barroso, Inês; McCarthy, Mark I; Arriola, Larraitz; Balkau, Beverley; Barricarte, Aurelio; Gonzalez, Carlos; Grioni, Sara; Kaaks, Rudolf; Key, Timothy J; Navarro, Carmen; Nilsson, Peter M; Overvad, Kim; Palli, Domenico; Panico, Salvatore; Quirós, J. Ramón; Rolandsson, Olov; Sacerdote, Carlotta; Sánchez, María–José; Slimani, Nadia; Tjonneland, Anne; Tumino, Rosario; van der A, Daphne L; van der Schouw, Yvonne T; Riboli, Elio; Laakso, Markku; Borecki, Ingrid B; Chasman, Daniel I; Pedersen, Oluf; Psaty, Bruce M; Shyong Tai, E; van Duijn, Cornelia M; Wareham, Nicholas J; Waterworth, Dawn M; Boerwinkle, Eric; Linda Kao, W H; Florez, Jose C; Loos, Ruth J.F.; Wilson, James G; Frayling, Timothy M; Siscovick, David S; Dupuis, Josée; Rotter, Jerome I; Meigs, James B; Scott, Robert A; Goodarzi, Mark O (Nature Pub. Group, 2015)
      Fasting glucose and insulin are intermediate traits for type 2 diabetes. Here we explore the role of coding variation on these traits by analysis of variants on the HumanExome BeadChip in 60,564 non-diabetic individuals ...
    • NRXN3 Is a Novel Locus for Waist Circumference: A Genome-Wide Association Study from the CHARGE Consortium 

      Heard-Costa, Nancy L.; Zillikens, M. Carola; Monda, Keri L.; Harris, Tamara B.; Fu, Mao; Haritunians, Talin; Feitosa, Mary F.; Aspelund, Thor; Eiriksdottir, Gudny; Garcia, Melissa; Launer, Lenore J.; Smith, Albert V.; Mitchell, Braxton D.; McArdle, Patrick F.; Shuldiner, Alan R.; Bielinski, Suzette J.; Boerwinkle, Eric; Brancati, Fred; Demerath, Ellen W.; Pankow, James S.; Arnold, Alice M.; Chen, Yii-Der Ida; Glazer, Nicole L.; McKnight, Barbara; Psaty, Bruce M.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Amin, Najaf; Campbell, Harry; Gyllensten, Ulf; Pattaro, Cristian; Pramstaller, Peter P.; Rudan, Igor; Struchalin, Maksim; Vitart, Veronique; Gao, Xiaoyi; Kraja, Aldi; Province, Michael A.; Zhang, Qunyuan; Atwood, Larry D.; Dupuis, Josée; Jaquish, Cashell E.; Vasan, Ramachandran S.; White, Charles C.; Aulchenko, Yurii S.; Estrada, Karol; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Uitterlinden, André G.; Witteman, Jacqueline C. M.; Oostra, Ben A.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; O'Connell, Jeffrey R.; Borecki, Ingrid B.; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Cupples, L. Adrienne; North, Kari E.; Hirschhorn, Joel Naom; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph; Hofman, Albert; Kaplan, Robert C.; Fox, Caroline; Johansson, Asa (Public Library of Science, 2009)
      Central abdominal fat is a strong risk factor for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. To identify common variants influencing central abdominal fat, we conducted a two-stage genome-wide association analysis for waist ...
    • On the Analysis of Genome-Wide Association Studies in Family-Based Designs: A Universal, Robust Analysis Approach and an Application to Four Genome-Wide Association Studies 

      Won, Sungho; Wilk, Jemma B; Mathias, Rasika A.; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph; Silverman, Edwin Kepner; Barnes, Kathleen; O'Connor, George T.; Weiss, Scott Tillman; Lange, Christoph (Public Library of Science, 2009)
      For genome-wide association studies in family-based designs, we propose a new, universally applicable approach. The new test statistic exploits all available information about the association, while, by virtue of its design, ...
    • Patterns of Abdominal Fat Distribution 

      Pou, Karla Michelle; Massaro, Joseph M.; Hoffmann, Udo; Lieb, Kathrin; Vasan, Ramachandran S.; O'Donnell, Christopher Joseph; Fox, Caroline (American Diabetes Association, 2009)
      OBJECTIVE—The prevalence of abdominal obesity exceeds that of general obesity. We sought to determine the prevalence of abdominal subcutaneous and visceral obesity and to characterize the different patterns of fat distribution ...