• Meta-analysis of epigenome-wide association studies in neonates reveals widespread differential DNA methylation associated with birthweight 

      Küpers, Leanne K.; Monnereau, Claire; Sharp, Gemma C.; Yousefi, Paul; Salas, Lucas A.; Ghantous, Akram; Page, Christian Magnus; Reese, Sarah E.; Wilcox, Allen J.; Czamara, Darina; Starling, Anne P.; Novoloaca, Alexei; Lent, Samantha; Roy, Ritu; Hoyo, Cathrine; Breton, Carrie V.; Allard, Catherine; Just, Allan C.; Bakulski, Kelly M.; Holloway, John W.; Everson, Todd M.; Xu, Cheng-Jian; Huang, Rae-Chi; van der Plaat, Diana A.; Wielscher, Matthias; Merid, Simon Kebede; Ullemar, Vilhelmina; Rezwan, Faisal I.; Lahti, Jari; van Dongen, Jenny; Langie, Sabine A.S.; Richardson, Tom G.; Magnus, Maria Christine; Nohr, Ellen A.; Xu, Zongli; Duijts, Liesbeth; Zhao, Shanshan; Zhang, Weiming; Plusquin, Michelle; DeMeo, Dawn L.; Solomon, Olivia; Heimovaara, Joosje H.; Jima, Dereje D.; Gao, Lu; Bustamante, Mariona; Perron, Patrice; Wright, Robert O.; Hertz-Picciotto, Irva; Zhang, Hongmei; Karagas, Margaret R.; Gehring, Ulrike; Marsit, Carmen J.; Beilin, Lawrence J.; Vonk, Judith M.; Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Bergström, Anna; Örtqvist, Anne K.; Ewart, Susan; Villa, Pia M.; Moore, Sophie E.; Willemsen, Gonneke; Standaert, Arnout R.L.; Håberg, Siri Eldevik; Sørensen, Thorkild I.A.; Taylor, Jack A.; Räikkönen, Katri; Yang, Ivana V.; Kechris, Katerina; Nawrot, Tim S.; Silver, Matt J.; Gong, Yun Yun; Richiardi, Lorenzo; Kogevinas, Manolis; Litonjua, Augusto A.; Eskenazi, Brenda; Huen, Karen; Mbarek, Hamdi; Maguire, Rachel L.; Dwyer, Terence; Vrijheid, Martine; Bouchard, Luigi; Baccarelli, Andrea A.; Croen, Lisa A.; Karmaus, Wilfried; Anderson, Denise; de Vries, Maaike; Sebert, Sylvain; Kere, Juha; Karlsson, Robert; Arshad, Syed Hasan; Hämäläinen, Esa; Routledge, Michael N.; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Feinberg, Andrew P.; Newschaffer, Craig J.; Govarts, Eva; Moisse, Matthieu; Fallin, M. Daniele; Melén, Erik; Prentice, Andrew M.; Kajantie, Eero; Almqvist, Catarina; Oken, Emily; Dabelea, Dana; Boezen, H. Marike; Melton, Philip E.; Wright, Rosalind J.; Koppelman, Gerard H.; Trevisi, Letizia; Hivert, Marie-France; Sunyer, Jordi; Munthe-Kaas, Monica Cheng; Murphy, Susan K.; Corpeleijn, Eva; Wiemels, Joseph L.; Holland, Nina; Herceg, Zdenko; Binder, Elisabeth B.; Davey Smith, George; Jaddoe, Vincent V.W.; Lie, Rolv T.; Nystad, Wenche; London, Stephanie J.; Lawlor, Debbie A.; Relton, Caroline L.; Snieder, Harold; Felix, Janine F. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-04-23)
      Birthweight is associated with health outcomes across the life course, DNA methylation may be an underlying mechanism. In this meta-analysis of epigenome-wide association studies of 8,825 neonates from 24 birth cohorts in ...
    • Preconceptional smoking alters spermatozoal miRNAs of murine fathers and affects offspring’s body weight 

      Hammer, Barbara; Kadalayil, Latha; Boateng, Eistine; Buschmann, Dominik; Rezwan, Faisal I.; Wolff, Martin; Reuter, Sebastian; Bartel, Sabine; Knudsen, Gerd Toril Mørkve; Svanes, Cecilie; Holloway, John W.; Krauss-Etschmann, Susanne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background Active smoking has been reported among 7% of teenagers worldwide, with ages ranging from 13 to 15 years. An epidemiological study suggested that preconceptional paternal smoking is associated with adolescent ...
    • Transgenerational and intergenerational epigenetic inheritance in allergic diseases 

      Knudsen, Gerd Toril Mørkve; Rezwan, Faisal I.; Jiang, Yu; Karmaus, Wilfried; Svanes, Cecilie; Holloway, John W. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-09)
      It has become clear that early life (including in utero exposures) is a key window of vulnerability during which environmental exposures can alter developmental trajectories and initiate allergic disease development. ...