• 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 ...
    • 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 ...