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    • Admixture mapping of 15,280 African Americans identifies obesity susceptibility loci on chromosomes 5 and X 

      Cheng, Ching-Yu; Patterson, Nick; Haiman, Christopher A.; Harris, Tamara B.; Xing, Chao; John, Esther M.; Ambrosone, Christine B.; Brancati, Frederick L.; Coresh, Josef; Press, Michael F.; Parekh, Rulan S.; Klag, Michael J.; Meoni, Lucy A.; Hsueh, Wen-Chi; Fejerman, Laura; Pawlikowska, Ludmila; Jandorf, Lina H.; Bandera, Elisa V.; Ciupak, Gregory L.; Nalls, Michael A.; Akylbekova, Ermeg L.; Orwoll, Eric S.; Leak, Tennille S.; Miljkovic, Iva; Li, Rongling; Ursin, Giske; Bernstein, Leslie; Ardlie, Kristin; Taylor, Herman A.; Boerwinckle, Eric; Zmuda, Joseph M.; Henderson, Brian E.; Wilson, James G.; Kao, W. H. Linda; Tandon, Arti; Freedman, Matthew Lawrence; Patterson, Nicholas; Reich, David Emil (Public Library of Science, 2009)
    • Admixture Mapping Scans Identify a Locus Affecting Retinal Vascular Caliber in Hypertensive African Americans: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study 

      Cheng, Ching-Yu; Wong, Tien Y.; Klein, Ronald; Klein, Barbara E. K.; Patterson, Nick; Li, Man; Boerwinkle, Eric; Sharrett, A. Richey; Reich, David Emil; Tandon, Arti; Kao, W. H. Linda (Public Library of Science, 2010)
      Retinal vascular caliber provides information about the structure and health of the microvascular system and is associated with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. Compared to European Americans, African Americans ...
    • African Ancestry and Its Correlation to Type 2 Diabetes in African Americans: A Genetic Admixture Analysis in Three U.S. Population Cohorts 

      Cheng, Ching-Yu; Haiman, Christopher A.; Patterson, Nick; Elizabeth, Selvin; Akylbekova, Ermeg L.; Brancati, Frederick L.; Coresh, Josef; Boerwinkle, Eric; Taylor, Herman A.; Henderson, Brian E.; Wilson, James G.; Reich, David Emil; Tandon, Arti; Altshuler, David Matthew; Kao, W. H. Linda (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      The risk of type 2 diabetes is approximately 2-fold higher in African Americans than in European Americans even after adjusting for known environmental risk factors, including socioeconomic status (SES), suggesting that ...
    • Amerind Ancestry, Socioeconomic Status and the Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes in a Colombian Population 

      Campbell, Desmond D.; Parra, Maria V.; Duque, Constanza; Gallego, Natalia; Franco, Liliana; Hünemeier, Tábita; Bortolini, Cátira; Villegas, Alberto; Bedoya, Gabriel; McCarthy, Mark I.; Ruiz-Linares, Andrés; Tandon, Arti; Price, Alkes; Reich, David Emil (Public Library of Science, 2012)
      The “thrifty genotype” hypothesis proposes that the high prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D) in Native Americans and admixed Latin Americans has a genetic basis and reflects an evolutionary adaptation to a past low ...
    • The complete genome sequence of a Neandertal from the Altai Mountains 

      Prüfer, Kay; Racimo, Fernando; Patterson, Nick; Jay, Flora; Sankararaman, Sriram; Sawyer, Susanna; Heinze, Anja; Renaud, Gabriel; Sudmant, Peter H.; de Filippo, Cesare; Li, Heng; Mallick, Swapan; Dannemann, Michael; Fu, Qiaomei; Kircher, Martin; Kuhlwilm, Martin; Lachmann, Michael; Meyer, Matthias; Ongyerth, Matthias; Siebauer, Michael; Theunert, Christoph; Tandon, Arti; Moorjani, Priya; Pickrell, Joseph; Mullikin, James C.; Vohr, Samuel H.; Green, Richard E.; Hellmann, Ines; Johnson, Philip L. F.; Blanche, Hélène; Cann, Howard; Kitzman, Jacob O.; Shendure, Jay; Eichler, Evan E.; Lein, Ed S.; Bakken, Trygve E.; Golovanova, Liubov V.; Doronichev, Vladimir B.; Shunkov, Michael V.; Derevianko, Anatoli P.; Viola, Bence; Slatkin, Montgomery; Reich, David; Kelso, Janet; Pääbo, Svante (2014)
      We present a high-quality genome sequence of a Neandertal woman from Siberia. We show that her parents were related at the level of half siblings and that mating among close relatives was common among her recent ancestors. ...
    • Genetic Differences between the Determinants of Lipid Profile Phenotypes in African and European Americans: The Jackson Heart Study 

      Deo, Rahul Chandrakant; Reich, David Emil; Tandon, Arti; Akylbekova, Ermeg; Patterson, Nick; Waliszewska, Alicja; Kathiresan, Sekar; Sarpong, Daniel; Taylor, Herman A., Jr.; Wilson, James G. (Public Library of Science, 2009)
      Genome-wide association analysis in populations of European descent has recently found more than a hundred genetic variants affecting risk for common disease. An open question, however, is how relevant the variants discovered ...
    • A High-Density Admixture Scan in 1,670 African Americans with Hypertension 

      Patterson, Nick; McDonald, Gavin J; Haiman, Christopher A; Ardlie, Kristin; Henderson, Brian E; Henderson, Sean O; Leal, Suzanne M; Deo, Rahul Chandrakant; Tandon, Arti; Reich, David Emil (Public Library of Science, 2007)
      Hypertension (HTN) is a devastating disease with a higher incidence in African Americans than European Americans, inspiring searches for genetic variants that contribute to this difference. We report the results of a ...
    • Leveraging population admixture to explain missing heritability of complex traits 

      Zaitlen, Noah; Pasaniuc, Bogdan; Sankararaman, Sriram; Bhatia, Gaurav; Zhang, Jianqi; Gusev, Alexander; Young, Taylor; Tandon, Arti; Pollack, Samuela; Vilhjálmsson, Bjarni J.; Assimes, Themistocles L.; Berndt, Sonja I.; Blot, William J.; Chanock, Stephen; Franceschini, Nora; Goodman, Phyllis G.; He, Jing; Hennis, Anselm JM; Hsing, Ann; Ingles, Sue A.; Isaacs, William; Kittles, Rick A.; Klein, Eric A.; Lange, Leslie A.; Nemesure, Barbara; Patterson, Nick; Reich, David; Rybicki, Benjamin A.; Stanford, Janet L.; Stevens, Victoria L; Strom, Sara S.; Whitsel, Eric A; Witte, John S.; Xu, Jianfeng; Haiman, Christopher; Wilson, James G.; Kooperberg, Charles; Stram, Daniel; Reiner, Alex P.; Tang, Hua; Price, Alkes L. (2014)
      Despite recent progress on estimating the heritability explained by genotyped SNPs (hg2), a large gap between hg2 and estimates of total narrow-sense heritability (h2) remains. Explanations for this gap include rare variants, ...
    • Reconstructing Native American Population History 

      Reich, David Emil; Patterson, Nick; Campbell, Desmond; Tandon, Arti; Mazieres, Stéphane; Ray, Nicolas; Parra, Maria V.; Rojas, Winston; Duque, Constanza; Mesa, Natalia; García, Luis F.; Triana, Omar; Blair, Silvia; Maestre, Amanda; Dib, Juan C.; Bravi, Claudio M.; Bailliet, Graciela; Corach, Daniel; Hünemeier, Tábita; Bortolini, Maria-Cátira; Salzano, Francisco M.; Petzl-Erler, María Luiza; Acuña-Alonzo, Victor; Aguilar-Salinas, Carlos; Canizales-Quinteros, Samuel; Tusié-Luna, Teresa; Riba, Laura; Rodríguez-Cruz, Maricela; Lopez-Alarcón, Mardia; Coral-Vazquez, Ramón; Canto-Cetina, Thelma; Silva-Zolezzi, Irma; Fernandez-Lopez, Juan Carlos; Contreras, Alejandra V.; Jimenez-Sanchez, Gerardo; Gómez-Vázquez, María José; Molina, Julio; Carracedo, Ángel; Salas, Antonio; Gallo, Carla; Poletti, Giovanni; Witonsky, David B.; Alkorta-Aranburu, Gorka; Sukernik, Rem I.; Osipova, Ludmila; Fedorova, Sardana; Vasquez, René; Villena, Mercedes; Moreau, Claudia; Barrantes, Ramiro; Pauls, David L.; Excoffier, Laurent; Bedoya, Gabriel; Rothhammer, Francisco; Dugoujon, Jean Michel; Larrouy, Georges; Klitz, William; Labuda, Damian; Kidd, Judith; Kidd, Kenneth; Rienzo, Anna Di; Freimer, Nelson B.; Price, Alkes; Ruiz-Linares, Andrés (2013)
      The peopling of the Americas has been the subject of extensive genetic, archaeological and linguistic research; however, central questions remain unresolved1–5. One contentious issue is whether the settlement occurred via ...
    • Reduced Neutrophil Count in People of African Descent Is Due To a Regulatory Variant in the Duffy Antigen Receptor for Chemokines Gene 

      Nalls, Michael A.; Akylbekova, Ermeg L.; Patterson, Nick; Mullikin, James; Hsueh, Wen-Chi; Cheng, Ching-Yu; Coresh, Josef; Boerwinkle, Eric; Li, Man; Waliszewska, Alicja; Neubauer, Julie; Li, Rongling; Leak, Tennille S.; Ekunwe, Lynette; Files, Joe C.; Hardy, Cheryl L.; Zmuda, Joseph M.; Taylor, Herman A.; Ziv, Elad; Harris, Tamara B.; Wilson, James G.; Reich, David Emil; Kao, W. H. Linda; Tandon, Arti (Public Library of Science, 2009)
      Persistently low white blood cell count (WBC) and neutrophil count is a well-described phenomenon in persons of African ancestry, whose etiology remains unknown. We recently used admixture mapping to identify an approximately ...
    • Sensitive Detection of Chromosomal Segments of Distinct Ancestry in Admixed Populations 

      Price, Alkes; Tandon, Arti; Patterson, Nick; Barnes, Kathleen C.; Rafaels, Nicholas; Ruczinski, Ingo; Beaty, Terri H.; Mathias, Rasika; Reich, David Emil; Myers, Simon (Public Library of Science, 2009)
      Identifying the ancestry of chromosomal segments of distinct ancestry has a wide range of applications from disease mapping to learning about history. Most methods require the use of unlinked markers; but, using all markers ...