• Bivariate causal mixture model quantifies polygenic overlap between complex traits beyond genetic correlation 

      Frei, Oleksandr; Holland, Dominic; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Shadrin, Alexey A.; Fan, Chun Chieh; Maeland, Steffen; O'Connell, Kevin S.; Wang, Yunpeng; Djurovic, Srdjan; Thompson, Wesley Kurt; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Dale, Anders (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-06-03)
      Accumulating evidence from genome wide association studies (GWAS) suggests an abundance of shared genetic influences among complex human traits and disorders, such as mental disorders. Here we introduce a statistical tool, ...
    • Deep 2-photon imaging and artifact-free optogenetics through transparent graphene microelectrode arrays 

      Thunemann, Martin; Lu, Yichen; Liu, Xin; Kılıç, Kıvılcım; Desjardins, Michèle; Vandenberghe, Matthieu; Sadegh, Sanaz; Saisan, Payam A.; Cheng, Qun; Weldy, Kimberly L.; Lyu, Hongming; Djurovic, Srdjan; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Dale, Anders; Devor, Anna; Kuzum, Duygu (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-05-23)
      Recent advances in optical technologies such as multi-photon microscopy and optogenetics have revolutionized our ability to record and manipulate neuronal activity. Combining optical techniques with electrical recordings ...
    • The genetic architecture of human brainstem structures and their involvement in common brain disorders 

      Elvsåshagen, Torbjørn; Bahrami, Shahram; van der Meer, Dennis; Agartz, Ingrid; Alnæs, Dag; Barch, Deanna M.; Baur-Streubel, Ramona; Bertolino, Alessandro; Beyer, Mona K.; Blasi, Giuseppe; Borgwardt, Stefan; Boye, Birgitte; Buitelaar, Jan; Bøen, Erlend; Celius, Elisabeth Gulowsen; Cervenka, Simon; Conzelmann, Annette; Coynel, David; di Carlo, Pasquale; Djurovic, Srdjan; Eisenacher, Sarah; Espeseth, Thomas; Fatouros-Bergman, Helena; Flyckt, Lena; Franke, Barbara; Frei, Oleksandr; Gelao, Barbara; Harbo, Hanne Flinstad; Hartman, Catharina A.; Håberg, Asta; Heslenfeld, Dirk; Hoekstra, Pieter J.; Høgestøl, Einar August; Jonassen, Rune; Jönsson, Erik G.; Kirsch, Peter; Kloszewska, Iwona; Lagerberg, Trine Vik; Landrø, Nils Inge; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Lesch, Klaus-Peter; Maglanoc, Luigi Angelo; Malt, Ulrik Fredrik; Mecocci, Patrizia; Melle, Ingrid; Meyer-Lindenberg, Andreas; Moberget, Torgeir; Nordvik, Jan Egil; Nyberg, Lars; O’ Connell, Kevin S.; Oosterlaan, Jaap; Papalino, Marco; Papassotiropoulos, Andreas; Pauli, Paul; Pergola, Giulio; Persson, Karin; de Quervain, Dominique; Reif, Andreas; Rokicki, Jaroslav; Van Rooij, Daan; Shadrin, Alexey A.; Schmidt, André; Schwarz, Emanuel; Selbæk, Geir; Soininen, Hilkka; Sowa, Piotr; Steen, Vidar M.; Tsolaki, Magda; Vellas, Bruno; Wang, Lei; Westman, Eric; Ziegler, Georg C.; Zink, Mathias; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Kaufmann, Tobias (Journal article, 2020)
      Brainstem regions support vital bodily functions, yet their genetic architectures and involvement in common brain disorders remain understudied. Here, using imaging-genetics data from a discovery sample of 27,034 individuals, ...
    • Genome-wide association study reveals dynamic role of genetic variation in infant and early childhood growth 

      Helgeland, Øyvind; Vaudel, Marc; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Holmen, Oddgeir Lingaas; Juodakis, Julius; Bacelis, Jonas; Jacobsson, Bo; Lindekleiv, Haakon; Hveem, Kristian; Lie, Rolv T.; Knudsen, Gun Peggy Strømstad; Stoltenberg, Camilla; Magnus, Per; Sagen, Jørn V.; Molven, Anders; Johansson, Stefan; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-10-01)
      Infant and childhood growth are dynamic processes with large changes in BMI during development. By performing genome-wide association studies of BMI at 12 time points from birth to eight years (9286 children, 74,105 ...
    • GPCR-specific autoantibody signatures are associated with physiological and pathological immune homeostasis 

      Cabral-Marques, Otavio; Marques, Alexandre; Melvær, Giil Lasse; De Vito, Roberta; Rademacher, Judith; Günther, Jeannine; Lange, Tanja; Humrich, Jens; Klapa, Sebastian; Schinke, Susanne; Schimke, Lena; Marschner, Gabriele; Pitann, Silke; Adler, Sabine; Dechend, Ralf; Muller, Dominik N.; Braicu, Ioana; Sehouli, Jalid; Schulze-Forster, Kai; Trippel, Tobias; Scheibenbogen, Carmen; Staff, Anne Cathrine; Mertens, Peter; Löbel, Madlen; Mastroianni, Justin; Plattfaut, Corinna; Gieseler, Frank; Dragun, Duska; Engelhardt, Barbara Elizabeth; Fernandez-Cabezudo, Maria; Ochs, Hans D; Al-Ramadi, Basel K; Lamprecht, Peter; Mueller, Antje; Heidecke, Harald; Riemekasten, Gabriela (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-12-06)
      Autoantibodies have been associated with autoimmune diseases. However, studies have identified autoantibodies in healthy donors (HD) who do not develop autoimmune disorders. Here we provide evidence of a network of ...
    • Identification of nine new susceptibility loci for endometrial cancer 

      O'Mara, Tracy A.; Glubb, Dylan M.; Amant, Frédéric; Annibali, Daniela; Ashton, Katie; Attia, John; Auer, Paul L.; Beckmann, Matthias W.; Black, Amanda; Bolla, Manjeet K.; Brauch, Hiltrud; Brenner, Hermann; Brinton, Louise; Buchanan, Daniel D.; Burwinkel, Barbara; Chang-Claude, Jenny; Chanock, Stephen J.; Chen, Chu; Chen, Maxine M.; Cheng, Timothy H.T.; Clarke, Christine L.; Clendenning, Mark; Cook, Linda S.; Couch, Fergus J.; Cox, Angela; Crous-Bous, Marta; Czene, Kamila; Day, Felix; Dennis, Joe; Depreeuw, Jeroen; Doherty, Jennifer Anne; Dörk, Thilo; Dowdy, Sean C.; Dürst, Matthias; Ekici, Arif B.; Fasching, Peter A.; Fridley, Brooke L.; Friedenreich, Christine M.; Fritschi, Lin; Fung, Jenny; García-Closas, Montserrat; Gaudet, Mia M.; Giles, Graham G.; Goode, Ellen L.; Gorman, Maggie; Haiman, Christopher A.; Hall, Per; Hankison, Susan E.; Healey, Catherine S.; Hein, Alexander; Hillemanns, Peter; Hodgson, Shirley; Høivik, Erling Andre; Holliday, Elizabeth G.; Hopper, John L.; Hunter, David J.; Jones, Angela; Krakstad, Camilla; Kristensen, Vessela N.; Lambrechts, Diether; Marchand, Loic Le; Liang, Xiaolin; Lindblom, Annika; Lissowska, Jolanta; Long, Jirong; Lu, Lingeng; Magliocco, Anthony M.; Martin, Lynn; McEvoy, Mark; Meindl, Alfons; Michailidou, Kyriaki; Milne, Roger L.; Mints, Miriam; Montgomery, Grant W.; Nassir, Rami; Olsson, Håkan; Orlow, Irene; Otton, Geoffrey; Palles, Claire; Perry, John R.B.; Peto, Julian; Pooler, Loreall; Prescott, Jennifer; Proietto, Tony; Rebbeck, Timothy R.; Risch, Harvey A.; Rogers, Peter A.W.; Rübner, Matthias; Runnebaum, Ingo; Sacerdote, Carlotta; Sarto, Gloria E.; Schumacher, Fredrick; Scott, Rodney J.; Setiawan, V. Wendy; Shah, Mitul; Sheng, Xin; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Southey, Melissa C.; Swerdlow, Anthony J.; Tham, Emma; Trovik, Jone; Turman, Constance; Tyrer, Jonathan P.; Vachon, Celine; VanDen Berg, David; Vanderstichele, Adriaan; Wang, Zhaoming; Webb, Penelope M.; Wentzensen, Nicolas; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Winham, Stacey J.; Wolk, Alicja; Xia, Lucy; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Yang, Hannah P.; Yu, Herbert; Zheng, Wei; Pharoah, Paul D.P.; Dunning, Alison M.; Kraft, Peter; De Vivo, Immaculata; Tomlinson, Ian; Easton, Douglas F.; Spurdle, Amanda B.; Thompson, Deborah J. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-08-09)
      Endometrial cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer of the female reproductive tract in developed countries. Through genome-wide association studies (GWAS), we have previously identified eight risk loci for endometrial ...
    • Identification of susceptibility pathways for the roleof chromosome 15q25.1 in modifying lung cancerrisk 

      Ji, Xuemei; Bossé, Yohan; Landi, Maria Teresa; Gui, Jiang; Xiao, Xiangjun; Qian, David C; Joubert, Philippe; Lamontagne, Maxime; Li, Yafang; Gorlov, Ivan; de Biasi, Mariella; Han, Younghun; Gorlova, Olga; Hung, Rayjean J.; Wu, Xifeng; McKay, James; Zong, Xuchen; Carreras-Torres, Robert; Christiani, David C.; Caporaso, Neil; Johansson, Mattias; Liu, Geoffrey; Bojesen, Stig E.; Le Marchand, Loic; Albanes, Demetrios; Bickeboller, Heike; Aldrich, Melinda C.; Bush, William S.; Tardon, Adonina; Rennert, Gad; Chen, Chu; Teare, M. Dawn; Field, John K.; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Lazarus, Philip; Haugen, Aage; Lam, Stephen; Schabath, Matthew B.; Andrew, Angeline S.; Shen, Hongbing; Hong, Yun-Chul; Yuan, Jian-Min; Bertazzi, Pier A.; Pesatori, Angela C.; Ye, Yuanqing; Diao, Nancy; Su, Li; Zhang, Ruyang; Brhane, Yonathan; Leighl, Natasha; Johansen, Jakob S.; Mellemgaard, Anders; Saliba, Walid; Haiman, Christopher; Wilkens, Lynne; Fernandez-Somoano, Ana; Fernandez-Tardon, Guillermo; van der Heijden, Erik H. F. M.; Kim, Jin Hee; Dai, Juncheng; Hu, Zhibin; Davies, Michael P.A.; Marcus, Michael W.; Brunnström, Hans; Manjer, Jonas; Melander, Olle; Muller, David C.; Overvad, Kim; Trichopoulou, Antonia; Tumino, Rosario; Doherty, Jennifer; Goodman, Gary; Cox, Angela; Taylor, Fiona; Woll, Penella; Brüske, Irene; Manz, Judith; Muley, Thomas; Risch, Angela; Rosenberger, Albert; Grankvist, Kjell; Johansson, Mikael; Shepherd, Frances; Ming-Sound, Tsao; Arnold, Susanne M.; Haura, Eric B.; Bolca, Ciprian; Holcatova, Ivana; Janout, Vladimir; Kontic, Milica; Lissowska, Jolanta; Mukeria, Anush; Ognjanovic, Simona; Orlowski, Tadeusz M.; Scelo, Ghislaine; Swiatkowska, Beata; Zaridze, David; Bakke, Per S.; Skaug, Vidar; Zienolddiny, Shanbeh; Duell, Eric J.; Butler, Lesley M.; Koh, Woon-Puay; Gao, Yu-Tang; Houlston, Richard; McLaughlin, John; Stevens, Victoria; Nickle, David C.; Obeidat, Ma'en; Timens, Wim; Zhu, Bin; Song, Lei; Artigas, María Soler; Tobin, Martin D.; Wain, Louise V.; Gu, Fangyi; Byun, Jinyoung; Kamal, Ahsan; Zhu, Dakai; Tyndale, Rachel F.; Wei, Wei-Qi; Chanock, Stephen; Brennan, Paul; Amos, Christopher I. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-08-13)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) identified the chromosome 15q25.1 locus as a leading susceptibility region for lung cancer. However, the pathogenic pathways, through which susceptibility SNPs within chromosome 15q25.1 ...
    • Patterns of genomic evolution in advanced melanoma 

      Birkeland, Einar Elvbakken; Zhang, Shan; Poduval, Deepak; Geisler, Jürgen; Nakken, Sigve; Vodak, Daniel; Meza, Leonardo Zepeda; Hovig, Eivind; Myklebost, Ola; Knappskog, Stian; Lønning, Per Eystein (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-07-10)
      Genomic alterations occurring during melanoma progression and the resulting genomic heterogeneity between metastatic deposits remain incompletely understood. Analyzing 86 metastatic melanoma deposits from 53 patients with ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...