• Genome-wide association study of offspring birth weight in 86 577 women identifies five novel loci and highlights maternal genetic effects that are independent of fetal genetics 

      Beaumont, Robin N.; Warrington, Nicole M.; Cavadino, Alana; Tyrrell, Jessica; Nodzenski, Michael; Horikoshi, Momoko; Geller, Frank; Myhre, Ronny; Richmond, Rebecca C.; Paternoster, Lavinia; Bradfield, Jonathan P.; Kreiner-Møller, Eskil; Huikari, Ville; Metrustry, Sarah; Lunetta, Kathryn L.; Painter, Jodie N.; Hottenga, Jouke-Jan; Allard, Catherine; Barton, Sheila J.; Espinosa, Ana; Marsh, Julie A.; Potter, Catherine; Zhang, Ge; Ang, Wei; Berry, Diane J.; Bouchard, Luigi; Das, Shikta; Hakonarson, Hakon; Heikkinen, Jani; Helgeland, Øyvind; Hocher, Berthold; Hofman, Albert; Inskip, Hazel M.; Jones, Samuel E.; Kogevinas, Manolis; Lind, Penelope A.; Marullo, Letizia; Medland, Sarah E.; Murray, Anna; Murray, Jeffrey C.; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Nohr, Ellen A.; Reichetzeder, Christoph; Ring, Susan M.; Ruth, Katherine S.; Santa-Marina, Loreto; Scholtens, Denise M.; Sebert, Sylvain; Sengpiel, Verena; Tuke, Marcus A.; Vaudel, Marc; Weedon, Michael N.; Willemsen, Gonneke; Wood, Andrew R.; Yaghootkar, Hanieh; Muglia, Louis J.; Bartels, Meike; Relton, Caroline L.; Pennell, Craig E.; Chatzi, Leda; Estivill, Xavier; Holloway, John W.; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Montgomery, Grant W.; Murabito, Joanne M.; Spector, Tim D.; Power, Christine; Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Bisgaard, Hans; Grant, Struan F.A.; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A.; Jaddoe, Vincent W.; Jacobsson, Bo; Melbye, Mads; McCarthy, Mark I.; Hattersley, Andrew T.; Hayes, M. Geoffrey; Hivert, Marie-France; Frayling, Timothy M.; Felix, Janine F.; Hyppönen, Elina; Lowe, William L.; Evans, David M.; Lawlor, Debbie A.; Feenstra, Bjarke; Freathy, Rachel M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-02)
      Genome-wide association studies of birth weight have focused on fetal genetics, whereas relatively little is known about the role of maternal genetic variation. We aimed to identify maternal genetic variants associated ...
    • Novel loci for childhood body mass index and shared heritability with adult cardiometabolic traits 

      Vogelezang, Suzanne; Bradfield, Jonathan P.; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.; Curtin, John A.; Lakka, Timo A.; Grarup, Niels; Scholz, Markus; van der Most, Peter J.; Monnereau, Claire; Stergiakouli, Evie; Heiskala, Anni; Horikoshi, Momoko; Fedko, Iryna O.; Vilor-Tejedor, Natalia; Cousminer, Diana L.; Standl, Marie; Wang, Carol A.; Viikari, Jorma; Geller, Frank; Íñiguez, Carmen; Pitkänen, Niina; Chesi, Alessandra; Bacelis, Jonas; Yengo, Loic; Torrent, Maties; Ntalla, Ioanna; Helgeland, Øyvind; Selzam, Saskia; Vonk, Judith M.; Zafarmand, Mohammed H.; Heude, Barbara; Farooqi, Ismaa Sadaf; Alyass, Akram; Beaumont, Robin N.; Have, Christian T.; Rzehak, Peter; Bilbao, Jose Ramon; Schnurr, Theresia M.; Barroso, Inês; Bønnelykke, Klaus; Beilin, Lawrence J.; Carstensen, Lisbeth; Charles, Marie-Aline; Chawes, Bo; Clément, Karine; Closa-Monasterolo, Ricardo; Custovic, Adnan; Eriksson, Johan G.; Vaudel, Marc; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The genetic background of childhood body mass index (BMI), and the extent to which the well-known associations of childhood BMI with adult diseases are explained by shared genetic factors, are largely unknown. We performed ...
    • A saturated map of common genetic variants associated with human height 

      Yengo, Loïc; Vedantam, Sailaja; Marouli, Eirini; Sidorenko, Julia; Bartell, Eric; Sakaue, Saori; Graff, Marielisa; Eliasen, Anders U.; Jiang, Yunxuan; Raghavan, Sridharan; Miao, Jenkai; Arias, Joshua D.; Graham, Sarah E.; Mukamel, Ronen E.; Spracklen, Cassandra N.; Yin, Xianyong; Chen, Shyh-Huei; Ferreira, Teresa; Highland, Heather H.; Ji, Yingjie; Karaderi, Tugce; Lin, Kuang; Lüll, Kreete; Malden, Deborah E.; Medina-Gomez, Carolina; Machado, Moara; Moore, Amy; Rüeger, Sina; Sim, Xueling; Vrieze, Scott; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.; Akiyama, Masato; Allison, Matthew A.; Alvarez, Marcus; Andersen, Mette K.; Ani, Alireza; Appadurai, Vivek; Arbeeva, Liubov; Bhaskar, Seema; Bielak, Lawrence F.; Bollepalli, Sailalitha; Bonnycastle, Lori L.; Bork-Jensen, Jette; Bradfield, Jonathan P.; Bradford, Yuki; Braund, Peter S.; Brody, Jennifer A.; Burgdorf, Kristoffer S.; Cade, Brian E.; Cai, Hui; Cai, Qiuyin; Campbell, Archie; Cañadas-Garre, Marisa; Catamo, Eulalia; Chai, Jin-Fang; Chai, Xiaoran; Chang, Li-Ching; Chang, Yi-Cheng; Chen, Chien-Hsiun; Chesi, Alessandra; Choi, Seung Hoan; Chung, Ren-Hua; Cocca, Massimiliano; Concas, Maria Pina; Couture, Christian; Cuellar-Partida, Gabriel; Danning, Rebecca; Daw, E. Warwick; Degenhard, Frauke; Delgado, Graciela E.; Delitala, Alessandro; Demirkan, Ayse; Deng, Xuan; Devineni, Poornima; Dietl, Alexander; Dimitriou, Maria; Dimitrov, Latchezar; Dorajoo, Rajkumar; Ekici, Arif B.; Engmann, Jorgen E.; Fairhurst-Hunter, Zammy; Farmaki, Aliki-Eleni; Faul, Jessica D.; Fernandez-Lopez, Juan-Carlos; Forer, Lukas; Francescatto, Margherita; Freitag-Wolf, Sandra; Fuchsberger, Christian; Galesloot, Tessel E.; Gao, Yan; Gao, Zishan; Geller, Frank; Giannakopoulou, Olga; Giulianini, Franco; Gjesing, Anette P.; Goel, Anuj; Gordon, Scott D.; Gorski, Mathias; Grove, Jakob; Guo, Xiuqing; Gustafsson, Stefan; Haessler, Jeffrey; Hansen, Thomas; Havulinna, Aki S.; Haworth, Simon J.; He, Jing; Heard-Costa, Nancy; Hebbar, Prashantha; Hindy, George; Ho, Yuk-Lam A.; Hofer, Edith; Holliday, Elizabeth; Horn, Katrin; Hornsby, Whitney E.; Hottenga, Jouke-Jan; Huang, Hongyan; Huang, Jie; Huerta-Chagoya, Alicia; Huffman, Jennifer E.; Hung, Yi-Jen; Huo, Shaofeng; Hwang, Mi Yeong; Iha, Hiroyuki; Ikeda, Daisuke D.; Isono, Masato; Jackson, Anne U.; Jäger, Susanne; Jansen, Iris E.; Johansson, Ingegerd; Jonas, Jost B.; Jonsson, Anna; Jørgensen, Torben; Kalafati, Ioanna-Panagiota; Kanai, Masahiro; Kanoni, Stavroula; Kårhus, Line L.; Kasturiratne, Anuradhani; Katsuya, Tomohiro; Kawaguchi, Takahisa; Kember, Rachel L.; Kentistou, Katherine A.; Kim, Han-Na; Kim, Young Jin; Kleber, Marcus E.; Knol, Maria J.; Kurbasic, Azra; Lauzon, Marie; Le, Phuong; Lea, Rodney; Lee, Jong-Young; Leonard, Hampton L.; Li, Shengchao A.; Li, Xiaohui; Li, Xiaoyin; Liang, Jingjing; Lin, Honghuang; Lin, Shih-Yi; Liu, Jun; Liu, Xueping; Lo, Ken Sin; Long, Jirong; Lores-Motta, Laura; Luan, Jian’an; Lyssenko, Valeriya; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Mahajan, Anubha; Mamakou, Vasiliki; Mangino, Massimo; Manichaikul, Ani; Marten, Jonathan; Mattheisen, Manuel; Mavarani, Laven; McDaid, Aaron F.; Meidtner, Karina; Melendez, Tori L.; Mercader, Josep M.; Milaneschi, Yuri; Miller, Jason E.; Millwood, Iona Y.; Mishra, Pashupati P.; Mitchell, Ruth E.; Møllehave, Line T.; Morgan, Anna; Mucha, Soeren; Munz, Matthias; Nakatochi, Masahiro; Nelson, Christopher P.; Nethander, Maria; Nho, Chu Won; Nielsen, Aneta A.; Nolte, Ilja M.; Nongmaithem, Suraj S.; Noordam, Raymond; Ntalla, Ioanna; Nutile, Teresa; Pandit, Anita; Christofidou, Paraskevi; Pärna, Katri; Pauper, Marc; Petersen, Eva R. B.; Petersen, Liselotte V.; Pitkänen, Niina; Polašek, Ozren; Poveda, Alaitz; Preuss, Michael H.; Pyarajan, Saiju; Raffield, Laura M.; Rakugi, Hiromi; Ramirez, Julia; Rasheed, Asif; Raven, Dennis; Rayner, Nigel W.; Riveros, Carlos; Rohde, Rebecca; Ruggiero, Daniela; Ruotsalainen, Sanni E.; Ryan, Kathleen A.; Sabater-Lleal, Maria; Saxena, Richa; Scholz, Markus; Sendamarai, Anoop; Shen, Botong; Shi, Jingchunzi; Shin, Jae Hun; Sidore, Carlo; Sitlani, Colleen M.; Slieker, Roderick C.; Smit, Roelof A. J.; Smith, Albert V.; Smith, Jennifer A.; Smyth, Laura J.; Southam, Lorraine; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Sun, Liang; Takeuchi, Fumihiko; Tallapragada, Divya Sri Priyanka; Taylor, Kent D.; Tayo, Bamidele O.; Tcheandjieu, Catherine; Terzikhan, Natalie; Tesolin, Paola; Teumer, Alexander; Theusch, Elizabeth; Thompson, Deborah J.; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Timmers, Paul R. H. J.; Trompet, Stella; Turman, Constance; Vaccargiu, Simona; van der Laan, Sander W.; van der Most, Peter J.; van Klinken, Jan B.; van Setten, Jessica; Verma, Shefali S.; Verweij, Niek; Veturi, Yogasudha; Wang, Carol A.; Wang, Chaolong; Wang, Lihua; Wang, Zhe; Warren, Helen R.; Bin Wei, Wen; Wickremasinghe, Ananda R.; Wielscher, Matthias; Wiggins, Kerri L.; Winsvold, Bendik K S; Wong, Andrew; Wu, Yang; Wuttke, Matthias; Xia, Rui; Xie, Tian; Yamamoto, Ken; Yang, Jingyun; Yao, Jie; Young, Hannah; Yousri, Noha A.; Yu, Lei; Zeng, Lingyao; Zhang, Weihua; Zhang, Xinyuan; Zhao, Jing-Hua; Zhao, Wei; Zhou, Wei; Zimmermann, Martina E.; Zoledziewska, Magdalena; Adair, Linda S.; Adams, Hieab H. H.; Aguilar-Salinas, Carlos A.; Al-Mulla, Fahd; Arnett, Donna K.; Asselbergs, Folkert W.; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Attia, John; Banas, Bernhard; Bandinelli, Stefania; Bennett, David A.; Bergler, Tobias; Bharadwaj, Dwaipayan; Biino, Ginevra; Bisgaard, Hans; Boerwinkle, Eric; Böger, Carsten A.; Bønnelykke, Klaus; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Børglum, Anders D.; Borja, Judith B.; Bouchard, Claude; Bowden, Donald W.; Brandslund, Ivan; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Buring, Julie E.; Caulfield, Mark J.; Chambers, John C.; Chandak, Giriraj R.; Chanock, Stephen J.; Chaturvedi, Nish; Chen, Yii-Der Ida; Chen, Zhengming; Cheng, Ching-Yu; Christophersen, Ingrid E.; Ciullo, Marina; Cole, John W.; Collins, Francis S.; Cooper, Richard S.; Cruz, Miguel; Cucca, Francesco; Cupples, L. Adrienne; Cutler, Michael J.; Damrauer, Scott M.; Dantoft, Thomas M.; de Borst, Gert J.; de Groot, Lisette C. P. G. M.; De Jager, Philip L.; de Kleijn, Dominique P. V.; Janaka de Silva, de; Dedoussis, George V.; den Hollander, Anneke I.; Du, Shufa; Easton, Douglas F.; Elders, Petra J. M.; Eliassen, A. Heather; Ellinor, Patrick T.; Elmståhl, Sölve; Erdmann, Jeanette; Evans, Michele K.; Fatkin, Diane; Feenstra, Bjarke; Feitosa, Mary F.; Ferrucci, Luigi; Ford, Ian; Fornage, Myriam; Franke, Andre; Franks, Paul W.; Freedman, Barry I.; Gasparini, Paolo; Gieger, Christian; Girotto, Giorgia; Goddard, Michael E.; Golightly, Yvonne M.; Gonzalez-Villalpando, Clicerio; Gordon-Larsen, Penny; Grallert, Harald; Grant, Struan F. A.; Grarup, Niels; Griffiths, Lyn; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Haiman, Christopher; Hakonarson, Hakon; Hansen, Torben; Hartman, Catharina A.; Hattersley, Andrew T.; Hayward, Caroline; Heckbert, Susan R.; Heng, Chew-Kiat; Hengstenberg, Christian; Hewitt, Alex W.; Hishigaki, Haretsugu; Hoyng, Carel B.; Huang, Paul L.; Huang, Wei; Hunt, Steven C.; Hveem, Kristian; Hyppönen, Elina; Iacono, William G.; Ichihara, Sahoko; Ikram, M. Arfan; Isasi, Carmen R.; Jackson, Rebecca D.; Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Jin, Zi-Bing; Jöckel, Karl-Heinz; Joshi, Peter K.; Jousilahti, Pekka; Jukema, J. Wouter; Kähönen, Mika; Kamatani, Yoichiro; Kang, Kui Dong; Kaprio, Jaakko; Kardia, Sharon L. R.; Karpe, Fredrik; Kato, Norihiro; Kee, Frank; Kessler, Thorsten; Khera, Amit V.; Khor, Chiea Chuen; Kiemeney, Lambertus A. L. M.; Kim, Bong-Jo; Kim, Eung Kweon; Kim, Hyung-Lae; Kirchhof, Paulus; Kivimaki, Mika; Koh, Woon-Puay; Koistinen, Heikki A.; Kolovou, Genovefa D.; Kooner, Jaspal S.; Kooperberg, Charles; Köttgen, Anna; Kovacs, Peter; Kraaijeveld, Adriaan; Kraft, Peter; Krauss, Ronald M.; Kumari, Meena; Kutalik, Zoltan; Laakso, Markku; Lange, Leslie A.; Langenberg, Claudia; Launer, Lenore J.; Le Marchand, Loic; Lee, Hyejin; Lee, Nanette R.; Lehtimäki, Terho; Li, Huaixing; Li, Liming; Lieb, Wolfgang; Lin, Xu; Lind, Lars; Linneberg, Allan; Liu, Ching-Ti; Liu, Jianjun; Loeffler, Markus; London, Barry; Lubitz, Steven A.; Lye, Stephen J.; Mackey, David A.; Mägi, Reedik; Magnusson, Patrik K. E.; Marcus, Gregory M.; Vidal, Pedro Marques; Martin, Nicholas G.; März, Winfried; Matsuda, Fumihiko; McGarrah, Robert W.; McGue, Matt; McKnight, Amy Jayne; Medland, Sarah E.; Mellström, Dan; Metspalu, Andres; Mitchell, Braxton D.; Mitchell, Paul; Mook-Kanamori, Dennis O.; Morris, Andrew D.; Mucci, Lorelei A.; Munroe, Patricia B.; Nalls, Mike A.; Nazarian, Saman; Nelson, Amanda E.; Neville, Matt J.; Newton-Cheh, Christopher; Nielsen, Christopher Sivert; Nöthen, Markus M.; Ohlsson, Claes; Oldehinkel, Albertine J.; Orozco, Lorena; Pahkala, Katja; Pajukanta, Päivi; Palmer, Colin N. A.; Parra, Esteban J.; Pattaro, Cristian; Pedersen, Oluf; Pennell, Craig E.; Penninx, Brenda W. J. H.; Perusse, Louis; Peters, Annette; Peyser, Patricia A.; Porteous, David J.; Posthuma, Danielle; Power, Chris; Pramstaller, Peter P.; Province, Michael A.; Qi, Qibin; Qu, Jia; Rader, Daniel J.; Raitakari, Olli T.; Ralhan, Sarju; Rallidis, Loukianos S.; Rao, Dabeeru C.; Redline, Susan; Reilly, Dermot F.; Reiner, Alexander P.; Rhee, Sang Youl; Ridker, Paul M.; Rienstra, Michiel; Ripatti, Samuli; Ritchie, Marylyn D.; Roden, Dan M.; Rosendaal, Frits Richard; Rotter, Jerome I.; Rudan, Igor; Rutters, Femke; Sabanayagam, Charumathi; Saleheen, Danish; Salomaa, Veikko; Samani, Nilesh J.; Sanghera, Dharambir K.; Sattar, Naveed; Schmidt, Börge; Schmidt, Helena; Schmidt, Reinhold; Schulze, Matthias B.; Schunkert, Heribert; Scott, Laura J.; Scott, Rodney J.; Sever, Peter; Shiroma, Eric J.; Shoemaker, M. Benjamin; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Simonsick, Eleanor M.; Sims, Mario; Singh, Jai Rup; Singleton, Andrew B.; Sinner, Moritz F.; Smith, J. Gustav; Snieder, Harold; Spector, Tim D.; Stampfer, Meir J.; Stark, Klaus J.; Strachan, David P.; ‘t Hart, Leen M.; Tabara, Yasuharu; Tang, Hua; Tardif, Jean-Claude; Thanaraj, Thangavel A.; Timpson, Nicholas J.; Tönjes, Anke; Tremblay, Angelo; Tuomi, Tiinamaija; Tuomilehto, Jaakko; Tusié-Luna, Maria-Teresa; Uitterlinden, Andre G.; van Dam, Rob M.; van der Harst, Pim; Van der Velde, Nathalie; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; van Schoor, Natasja M.; Vitart, Veronique; Völker, Uwe; Vollenweider, Peter; Völzke, Henry; Wacher-Rodarte, Niels H.; Walker, Mark; Wang, Ya Xing; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Watanabe, Richard M.; Watkins, Hugh; Weir, David R.; Werge, Thomas M.; Widen, Elisabeth; Wilkens, Lynne R.; Willemsen, Gonneke; Willett, Walter C.; Wilson, James F.; Wong, Tien-Yin; Woo, Jeong-Taek; Wright, Alan F.; Wu, Jer-Yuarn; Xu, Huichun; Yajnik, Chittaranjan S.; Yokota, Mitsuhiro; Yuan, Jian-Min; Zeggini, Eleftheria; Zemel, Babette S.; Zheng, Wei; Zhu, Xiaofeng; Zmuda, Joseph M.; Zonderman, Alan B.; Zwart, John Anker Henrik; Partida, Gabriel Cuellar; Sun, Yan; Croteau-Chonka, Damien; Vonk, Judith M.; Chanock, Stephen; Le Marchand, Loic; Chasman, Daniel I.; Cho, Yoon Shin; Heid, Iris M.; McCarthy, Mark I.; Ng, Maggie C. Y.; O’Donnell, Christopher J.; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Sun, Yan V.; Tai, E. Shyong; Boehnke, Michael; Deloukas, Panos; Justice, Anne E.; Lindgren, Cecilia M.; Loos, Ruth J. F.; Mohlke, Karen L.; North, Kari E.; Stefansson, Kari; Walters, Robin G.; Winkler, Thomas W.; Young, Kristin L.; Loh, Po-Ru; Yang, Jian; Esko, Tõnu; Assimes, Themistocles L.; Auton, Adam; Abecasis, Goncalo R.; Willer, Cristen J.; Locke, Adam E.; Berndt, Sonja I.; Lettre, Guillaume; Frayling, Timothy M.; Okada, Yukinori; Wood, Andrew R.; Visscher, Peter M.; Hirschhorn, Joel N. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Common single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are predicted to collectively explain 40–50% of phenotypic variation in human height, but identifying the specific variants and associated regions requires huge sample sizes1. ...
    • A trans-ancestral meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies reveals loci associated with childhood obesity 

      Bradfield, Jonathan P.; Vogelezang, Suzanne; Felix, Janine F.; Chesi, Alessandra; Helgeland, Øyvind; Horikoshi, Momoko; Karhunen, Ville; Lowry, Estelle; Cousminer, Diana L.; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.; Thiering, Elisabeth; Boh, Eileen Tai-Hui; Zafarmand, Mohammad H.; Vilor-Tejedor, Natalia; Wang, Carol A.; Joro, Raimo; Chen, Zhanghua; Gauderman, William J.; Pitkänen, Niina; Parra, Esteban J.; Fernandez-Rhodes, Lindsay; Alyass, Akram; Monnereau, Claire; Curtin, John A.; Have, Christian T.; McCormack, Shana E.; Hollensted, Mette; Frithioff-Bøjsøe, Christine; Valladares-Salgado, Adan; Peralta-Romero, Jesus; Teo, Yik-Ying; Standl, Marie; Leinonen, Jaakko T.; Holm, Jens-Christian; Peters, Triinu; Vioque, Jesus; Vrijheid, Martine; Simpson, Angela; Custovic, Adnan; Vaudel, Marc; Canouil, Mickaël; Lindi, Virpi; Atalay, Mustafa; Kahonen, Mika; Raitakari, Olli T.; van Schaik, Barbera D.C.; Berkowitz, Robert I.; Cole, Shelley A.; Voruganti, V. Saroja; Wang, Yujie; Highland, Heather M.; Comuzzie, Anthony G.; Butte, Nancy F.; Justice, Anne E.; Gahagan, Sheila; Blanco, Estela; Lehtimäki, Terho; Lakka, Timo A.; Hebebrand, Johannes; Bonnefond, Amélie; Grarup, Niels; Froguel, Philippe; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Cruz, Miguel; Kobes, Sayuko; Hanson, Robert L.; Zemel, Babette S.; Hinney, Anke; Teo, Koon K.; Meyre, David; North, Kari E.; Gilliland, Frank D.; Bisgaard, Hans; Bustamante, Mariona; Bønnelykke, Klaus; Pennell, Craig E.; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Uitterlinden, André G.; Baier, Leslie J.; Vrijkotte, Tanja G.M.; Heinrich, Joachim; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A.; Saw, Seang-Mei; Pedersen, Oluf; Hansen, Torben; Eriksson, Johan; Widén, Elisabeth; McCarthy, Mark I.; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Power, Christine; Hyppönen, Elina; Sebert, Sylvain; Brown, Christopher D.; Järvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Timpson, Nicholas J.; Johansson, Stefan; Hakonarson, Hakon; Jaddoe, Vincent W.V. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Although hundreds of genome-wide association studies-implicated loci have been reported for adult obesity-related traits, less is known about the genetics specific for early-onset obesity and with only a few studies conducted ...
    • Variants in the fetal genome near pro-inflammatory cytokine genes on 2q13 associate with gestational duration 

      Liu, Xueping; Helenius, Dorte; Skotte, Line; Beaumont, Robin N.; Wielscher, Matthias; Geller, Frank; Juodakis, Julius; Mahajan, Anubha; Bradfield, Jonathan P.; Lin, Frederick T.J.; Vogelezang, Suzanne; Bustamante, Mariona; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.; Pitkänen, Niina; Wang, Carol A.; Bacelis, Jonas; Borges, Maria C.; Zhang, Ge; Bedell, Bruce A.; Rossi, Robert M.; Skogstrand, Kristin; Peng, Shouneng; Thompson, Wesley Kurt; Appadurai, Vivek; Lawlor, Debbie A.; Kalliala, Ilkka; Power, Christine; McCarthy, Mark I.; Boyd, Heather A.; Marazita, Mary L.; Hakonarson, Hakon; Hayes, M. Geoffrey; Scholtens, Denise M.; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Jaddoe, Vincent W.V.; Vinding, Rebecca K.; Bisgaard, Hans; Knight, Bridget A.; Pahkala, Katja; Raitakari, Olli; Helgeland, Øyvind; Johansson, Stefan; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus; Fadista, João; Schork, Andrew J.; Nudel, Ron; Miller, Daniel E.; Chen, Xiaoting; Weirauch, Matthew T.; Mortensen, Preben Bo; Børglum, Anders D.; Nordentoft, Merete; Mors, Ole; Hao, Ke; Ryckman, Kelli K.; Hougaard, David M.; Kottyan, Leah C.; Pennell, Craig E.; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Bønnelykke, Klaus; Vrijheid, Martine; Felix, Janine F.; Lowe, William L.; Grant, Struan F.A.; Hyppönen, Elina; Jacobsson, Bo; Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Muglia, Louis J.; Murray, Jeffrey C.; Freathy, Rachel M.; Werge, Thomas M.; Melbye, Mads; Buil, Alfonso; Feenstra, Bjarke (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-09-02)
      The duration of pregnancy is influenced by fetal and maternal genetic and non-genetic factors. Here we report a fetal genome-wide association meta-analysis of gestational duration, and early preterm, preterm, and postterm ...