• Enrichment of genetic markers of recent human evolution in educational and cognitive traits 

      Srinivasan, Saurabh; Bettella, Francesco; Frei, Oleksandr; Hill, W. David; Wang, Yunpeng; Witoelar, Aree; Schork, Andrew J.; Thompson, Wesley Kurt; Davies, Gail; Desikan, Rahul S.; Deary, Ian J.; Melle, Ingrid; Ueland, Torill; Dale, Anders; Djurovic, Srdjan; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Andreassen, Ole Andreas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-08-22)
      Higher cognitive functions are regarded as one of the main distinctive traits of humans. Evidence for the cognitive evolution of human beings is mainly based on fossil records of an expanding cranium and an increasing ...
    • Epigenome-wide association study of leukocyte telomere length 

      Lee, Yunsung; Sun, Dianjianyi; Ori, Anil P.S.; Lu, Ake T.; Seeboth, Anne; Harris, Sarah E.; Deary, Ian J.; Marioni, Riccardo E.; Sørensen, Mette; Mengel-From, Jonas; Hjelmborg, Jacob; Christensen, Kaare; Wilson, James G.; Levy, Daniel; Reiner, Alex P.; Chen, Wei; Li, Shengxu; Harris, Jennifer Ruth; Magnus, Per; Aviv, Abraham; Jugessur, Astanand; Horvath, Steve (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Telomere length is associated with age-related diseases and is highly heritable. It is unclear, however, to what extent epigenetic modifications are associated with leukocyte telomere length (LTL). In this study, we conducted ...
    • Study of 300,486 individuals identifies 148 independent genetic loci influencing general cognitive function 

      Davies, Gail; Lam, Max; Harris, Sarah E.; Trampush, Joey W.; Luciano, Michelle; Hill, W. David; Hagenaars, Saskia P.; Ritchie, Stuart J.; Marioni, Riccardo E.; Fawns-Ritchie, Chloe; Liewald, David C.M.; Okely, Judith A.; Ahola-Olli, Ari V.; Barnes, Catriona L.K.; Bertram, Lars; Bis, Joshua C.; Burdick, Katherine E.; Christoforou, Andrea; Derosse, Pamela; Djurovic, Srdjan; Espeseth, Thomas; Giakoumaki, Stella; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Gustavson, Daniel E.; Hayward, Caroline; Hofer, Edith; Ikram, M. Arfan; Karlsson, Robert; Knowles, Emma; Lahti, Jari; Leber, Markus; Li, Shuo; Mather, Karen A.; Melle, Ingrid; Morris, Derek; Oldmeadow, Christopher; Palviainen, Teemu; Payton, Antony; Pazoki, Raha; Petrovic, Katja; Reynolds, Chandra A.; Sargurupremraj, Muralidharan; Scholz, Markus; Smith, Jennifer A.; Smith, Albert V.; Terzikhan, Natalie; Thalamuthu, Anbupalam; Trompet, Stella; van der Lee, Sven J.; Ware, Erin B.; Windham, B. Gwen; Wright, Margaret J.; Yang, Jingyun; Yu, Jin; Ames, David; Amin, Najaf; Amouyel, Philippe; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Armstrong, Nicola J.; Assareh, Amelia A; Attia, John R.; Attix, Deborah; Avramopoulos, Dimitrios; Bennett, David A.; Böhmer, Anne C.; Boyle, Patricia A.; Brodaty, Henry; Campbell, Harry; Cannon, Tyrone D.; Cirulli, Elizabeth T.; Congdon, Eliza; Conley, Emily Drabant; Corley, Janie; Cox, Simon R.; Dale, Anders; Dehghan, Abbas; Dick, Danielle; Dickinson, Dwight; Eriksson, Johan G.; Evangelou, Evangelos; Faul, Jessica D.; Ford, Ian; Freimer, Nelson A.; Gao, He; Giegling, Ina; Gillespie, Nathan A.; Gordon, Scott D.; Gottesman, Rebecca F.; Griswold, Michael E.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Harris, Tamara B.; Hartmann, Annette M.; Hatzimanolis, Alex; Heiss, Gerardo; Holliday, Elizabeth G.; Joshi, Peter K.; Kähönen, Mika; Kardia, Sharon L.R.; Karlsson, Ida; Kleineidam, Luca; Knopman, David S.; Kochan, Nicole A.; Konte, Bettina; Kwok, John B.; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Lee, Teresa; Lehtimäki, Terho; Li, Shu-Chen; Liu, Tian; Koini, Marisa; London, Edythe; Longstreth, Will T.; Lopez, Oscar L.; Loukola, Anu; Luck, Tobias; Lundervold, Astri; Lundquist, Anders; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Martin, Nicholas G.; Montgomery, Grant W.; Murray, Alison D.; Need, Anna C.; Noordam, Raymond; Nyberg, Lars; Ollier, William; Papenberg, Göran; Pattie, Alison; Polasek, Ozren; Poldrack, Russell A.; Psaty, Bruce M.; Reppermund, Simone; Riedel-Heller, Steffi G.; Rose, Richard J.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Roussos, Panos; Rovio, Suvi P.; Saba, Yasaman; Sabb, Fred W.; Sachdev, Perminder S.; Satizabal, Claudia L.; Schmid, Matthias; Scott, Rodney J.; Scult, Matthew A.; Simino, Jeannette; Slagboom, P. Eline; Smyrnis, Nikolaos; Soumaré, Aïcha; Stefanis, Nikos C.; Stott, David J.; Straub, Richard E.; Sundet, Kjetil Søren; Taylor, Adele M.; Taylor, Kent D.; Tzoulaki, Ioanna; Tzourio, Christophe; Uitterlinden, André; Vitart, Veronique; Voineskos, Aristotle N.; Kaprio, Jaakko; Wagner, Michael; Wagner, Holger; Weinhold, Leonie; Wen, K. Hoyan; Widén, Elisabeth; Yang, Qiong; Zhao, Wei; Adams, Hieab H.H.; Arking, Dan E.; Bilder, Robert M.; Bitsios, Panos; Boerwinkle, Eric; Chiba-Falek, Ornit; Corvin, Aiden; De Jager, Philip L.; Debette, Stéphanie; Donohoe, Gary; Elliott, Paul; Fitzpatrick, Annette L.; Gill, Michael; Glahn, David C.; Hägg, Sara; Hansell, Narelle K.; Hariri, Ahmad; Ikram, M. Kamran; Jukema, J. Wouter; Vuoksimaa, Eero; Keller, Matthew C.; Kremen, William S.; Launer, Lenore; Lindenberger, Ulman; Palotie, Aarno; Pedersen, Nancy L.; Pendleton, Neil; Porteous, David J.; Räikkönen, Katri; Raitakari, Olli T.; Ramirez, Alfredo; Reinvang, Ivar; Rudan, Igor; Rujescu, Dan; Schmidt, Reinhold; Schmidt, Helena; Schofield, Peter W.; Schofield, Peter R.; Starr, John M.; Steen, Vidar Martin; Trollor, Julian N.; Turner, Steven T.; Van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Villringer, Arno; Weinberger, Daniel R.; Weir, David R.; Wilson, James F.; Malhotra, Anil; McIntosh, Andrew M.; Gale, Catharine R.; Seshadri, Sudha; Mosley, Thomas H.; Bressler, Jan; Lencz, Todd; Deary, Ian J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      General cognitive function is a prominent and relatively stable human trait that is associated with many important life outcomes. We combine cognitive and genetic data from the CHARGE and COGENT consortia, and UK Biobank ...