• 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 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 ...