2009

Aulchenko YS, Ripatti S, Lindqvist I, Boomsma D, Heid IM, Pramstaller PP, Penninx BW, Janssens AC, Wilson JF, Spector T, Martin NG, Pedersen NL, Kyvik KO, Kaprio J, Hofman A, Freimer NB, Jarvelin MR, Gyllensten U, Campbell H, Rudan I, Johansson A, Marroni F, Hayward C, Vitart V, Jonasson I, Pattaro C, Wright A, Hastie N, Pichler I, Hicks AA, Falchi M, Willemsen G, Hottenga JJ, de Geus EJ, Montgomery GW, Whitfield J, Magnusson P, Saharinen J, Perola M, Silander K, Isaacs A, Sijbrands EJ, Uitterlinden AG, Witteman JC, Oostra BA, Elliott P, Ruokonen A, Sabatti C, Gieger C, Meitinger T, Kronenberg F, Döring A, Wichmann HE, Smit JH, McCarthy MI, van Duijn CM, Peltonen L; for the ENGAGE Consortium. Loci influencing lipid levels and coronary heart disease risk in 16 European population cohorts. Nat Genet. 2009 Jan;41 (1):47-55.  PMCID: PMC2687074 

Burri AV, Cherkas LM, Spector TD. The Genetics and Epidemiology of Female Sexual Dysfunction: A Review. J Sex Med. 2009; 6:646-657 

Burri AV, Cherkas LM, Spector TD. Emotional intelligence and its association with orgasmic frequency in women. Journal of Sexual Medicine 2009 Jul;6(7):1930-7 

Carbonaro F, Andrew T, Mackey D, Young TL, Spector T, Hammond CJ. Repeated measures of intraocular pressure result in a higher heritability and greater power in genetic linkage studies. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Nov;50(11):5115-9. 

Cassidy A, Skidmore P, Rimm EB, Welch A, Fairweather-Tait S, Skinner J, Burling K, Richards JB, Spector TD, MacGregor AJ. Plasma adiponectin concentrations are associated with body composition and plant-based dietary factors in female twins. J Nutr. 2009 Feb;139(2):353-8 

Cecelja M, Jiang B, McNeill K, Kato B, Ritter J, Spector T, Chowienczyk P. Increased wave reflection rather than central arterial stiffness is the main determinant of raised pulse pressure in women and relates to mismatch in arterial dimensions: a twin study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Aug 18;54(8):695-703.

Colebatch AN, Hart DJ, Zhai G, Williams FM, Spector TD, Arden NK. Effective measurement of knee alignment using AP knee radiographs. Knee. 2009 Jan;16(1):42-45 

Creary LE, McKenzie CA, Menzel S, Hanchard NA, Taylor V, Hambleton I, Spector TD, Forrester TE, Thein SL. Ethnic differences in F cell levels in Jamaica: a potential tool for identifying new genetic loci controlling fetal haemoglobin. Br J Haematol. 2009 Mar; 144(6):954-60 

DeBruine LM, Smith FG, Jones BC, Roberts SC, Petrie M, Spector TD. Kin recognition signals in adult faces. Vision Res. 2009 Jan;49(1):38-43 

Evangelou E, Chapman K, Meulenbelt I, Karassa FB, Loughlin J, Carr A, Doherty M, Doherty S, Gómez-Reino JJ, Gonzalez A, Halldorsson BV, Hauksson VB, Hofman A, Hart DJ, Ikegawa S, Ingvarsson T, Jiang Q, Jonsdottir I, Jonsson H, Kerkhof HJ, Kloppenburg M, Lane NE, Li J, Lories RJ, van Meurs JB, Näkki A, Nevitt MC, Rodriguez-Lopez J, Shi D, Slagboom PE, Stefansson K, Tsezou A, Wallis GA, Watson CM, Spector TD, Uitterlinden AG, Valdes AM, Ioannidis JP. Large-scale analysis of association between GDF5 and FRZB variants and osteoarthritis of the hip, knee, and hand. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 May 28;60(6):1710-1721 

Falchi M, Bataille V, Hayward NK, Duffy DL, Newton Bishop JA, Pastinen T, Cervino A, Zhao ZZ, Deloukas P, Soranzo N, Elder DE, Barrett JH, Martin NG, Bishop TD, Montgomery GW, Spector TD. Genome-wide association study identifies variants at 9p21 and 22q13 associated with development of cutaneous nevi. Nature Genetics 2009 Aug;41(8):915-9. PMCID: PMC3080738 

Ganesh SK, Zakai NA, van Rooij FJ, Soranzo N, Smith AV, Nalls MA, Chen MH, Kottgen A, Glazer NL, Dehghan A, Kuhnel B, Aspelund T, Yang Q, Tanaka T, Jaffe A, Bis JC, Verwoert GC, Teumer A, Fox CS, Guralnik JM, Ehret GB, Rice K, Felix JF, Rendon A, Eiriksdottir G, Levy D, Patel KV, Boerwinkle E, Rotter JI, Hofman A, Sambrook JG, Hernandez DG, Zheng G, Bandinelli S, Singleton AB, Coresh J, Lumley T, Uitterlinden AG, Vangils JM, Launer LJ, Cupples LA, Oostra BA, Zwaginga JJ, Ouwehand WH, Thein SL, Meisinger C, Deloukas P, Nauck M, Spector TD, Gieger C, Gudnason V, van Duijn CM, Psaty BM, Ferrucci L, Chakravarti A, Greinacher A, O’Donnell CJ, Witteman JC, Furth S, Cushman M, Harris TB, Lin JP. Multiple loci influence erythrocyte phenotypes in the CHARGE Consortium. Nat Genet. 2009 Nov;41(11):1191-8. Epub 2009 Oct 11.PMCID: PMC2778265  

Glass D, Lens M, Swaminathan R, Spector TD, Bataille V. Pigmentation and vitamin D metabolism in Caucasians: low vitamin D serum levels in fair skin types in the UK. PLoS One. 2009 Aug 3;4(8):e6477. PMCID: PMC2714459  

Jun G, Guo H, Klein BE, Klein R, Wang JJ, Mitchell P, Miao H, Lee KE, Joshi T, Buck M, Chugha P, Bardenstein D, Klein AP, Bailey-Wilson JE, Gong X, Spector TD, Andrew T, Hammond CJ, Elston RC, Iyengar SK, Wang B. EPHA2 is associated with age-related cortical cataract in mice and humans. PLoS Genet. 2009 Jul;5(7):e1000584. Epub 2009 Jul 31. PMCID: PMC2712078 

Iervolino AC, Perroud N, Fullana MA, Guipponi M, Cherkas L, Collier DA, Mataix-Cols D. Prevalence and heritability of compulsive hoarding: a twin study. Am J Psychiatry. 2009 Oct;166(10):1156-61. Epub 2009 Aug 17. 

Kettunen J, Perola M, Martin NG, Cornes BK, Wilson SG, Montgomery GW, Benyamin B, Harris JR, Boomsma D, Willemsen G, Hottenga JJ, Slagboom PE, Christensen K, Kyvik KO, Sørensen TI, Pedersen NL, Magnusson PK, Andrew T, Spector TD, Widen E, Silventoinen K, Kaprio J, Palotie A, Peltonen L. Multicenter dizygotic twin cohort study confirms two linkage susceptibility loci for body mass index at 3q29 and 7q36 and identifies three further potential novel loci. Int J Obes (Lond). 2009 Nov;33(11):1235-42. PMCID: PMC2873558 

Khoo BC, Wilson SG, Worth GK, Perks U, Qweitin E, Spector TD, Price RI. A comparative study between corresponding structural geometric variables using 2 commonly implemented hip structural analysis algorithms applied to dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry images. J Clin Densitom. 2009 Oct-Dec;12(4):461-7.

Kolz M, Johnson T, Sanna S, Teumer A, Vitart V, Perola M, Mangino M, Albrecht E, Wallace C, Farrall M, Johansson A, Nyholt DR, Aulchenko Y, Beckmann JS, Bergmann S, Bochud M, Brown M, Campbell H; EUROSPAN Consortium, Connell J, Dominiczak A, Homuth G, Lamina C, McCarthy MI; ENGAGE Consortium, Meitinger T, Mooser V, Munroe P, Nauck M, Peden J, Prokisch H, Salo P, Salomaa V, Samani NJ, Schlessinger D, Uda M, Völker U, Waeber G, Waterworth D, Wang-Sattler R, Wright AF, Adamski J, Whitfield JB, Gyllensten U, Wilson JF, Rudan I, Pramstaller P, Watkins H; PROCARDIS Consortium, Doering A, Wichmann HE; KORA Study, Spector TD, Peltonen L, Völzke H, Nagaraja R, Vollenweider P, Caulfield M; WTCCC, Illig T, Gieger C. Meta-analysis of 28,141 individuals identifies common variants within five new loci that influence uric acid concentrations. PLoS Genet. 2009 Jun;5(6):e1000504. PMCID: PMC2683940 

Lindgren CM, Heid IM, Randall JC, Lamina C, Steinthorsdottir V, Qi L, Speliotes EK, Thorleifsson G, Willer CJ, Herrera BM, Jackson AU, Lim N, Scheet P, Soranzo N, Amin N, Aulchenko YS, Chambers JC, Drong A, Luan J, Lyon HN, Rivadeneira F, Sanna S, Timpson NJ, Zillikens MC, Zhao JH, Almgren P, Bandinelli S, Bennett AJ, Bergman RN, Bonnycastle LL, Bumpstead SJ, Chanock SJ, Cherkas L, Chines P, Coin L, Cooper C, Crawford G, Doering A, Dominiczak A, Doney AS, Ebrahim S, Elliott P, Erdos MR, Estrada K, Ferrucci L, Fischer G, Forouhi NG, Gieger C, Grallert H, Groves CJ, Grundy S, Guiducci C, Hadley D, Hamsten A, Havulinna AS, Hofman A, Holle R, Holloway JW, Illig T, Isomaa B, Jacobs LC, Jameson K, Jousilahti P, Karpe F, Kuusisto J, Laitinen J, Lathrop GM, Lawlor DA, Mangino M, McArdle WL, Meitinger T, Morken MA, Morris AP, Munroe P, Narisu N, Nordström A, Nordström P, Oostra BA, Palmer CN, Payne F, Peden JF, Prokopenko I, Renström F, Ruokonen A, Salomaa V, Sandhu MS, Scott LJ, Scuteri A, Silander K, Song K, Yuan X, Stringham HM, Swift AJ, Tuomi T, Uda M, Vollenweider P, Waeber G, Wallace C, Walters GB, Weedon MN; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, Witteman JC, Zhang C, Zhang W, Caulfield MJ, Collins FS, Davey Smith G, Day IN, Franks PW, Hattersley AT, Hu FB, Jarvelin MR, Kong A, Kooner JS, Laakso M, Lakatta E, Mooser V, Morris AD, Peltonen L, Samani NJ, Spector TD, Strachan DP, Tanaka T, Tuomilehto J, Uitterlinden AG, van Duijn CM, Wareham NJ, Hugh Watkins; Procardis Consortia, Waterworth DM, Boehnke M, Deloukas P, Groop L, Hunter DJ, Thorsteinsdottir U, Schlessinger D, Wichmann HE, Frayling TM, Abecasis GR, Hirschhorn JN, Loos RJ, Stefansson K, Mohlke KL, Barroso I, McCarthy MI; Giant Consortium. Genome-wide association scan meta-analysis identifies three Loci influencing adiposity and fat distribution. PLoS Genet. 2009 Jun;5(6):e1000508. PMCID: PMC2695778 

Liu GF, Riese H, Spector TD, Mangino M, O’Dell SD, Stolk RP, Snieder H. Bivariate genetic modelling of the response to an oral glucose tolerance challenge: A gene x environment interaction approach. Diabetologia. 2009 Jun;52(6):1048-55 

Livshits G, Zhai G, Hart DJ, Kato BS, Wang H, Williams FM, Spector TD. Interleukin-6 is a significant predictor of radiographic knee osteoarthritis: The Chingford study. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Jun 29;60(7):2037-2045. PMCID: PMC2841820 

Lopes MC, Andrew T, Carbonaro F, Spector T, Hammond CJ. Estimating heritability and shared environmental effects for refractive error in twin and family studies.Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Jan;50(1):126-31. 

Macgregor AJ, Li Q, Spector TD, Williams FM. The genetic influence on radiographic osteoarthritis is site specific at the hand, hip and knee. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2009 Mar;48(3):277-80. PMCID: PMC2644047 

Mackey DA, Mackinnon JR, Brown SA, Kearns LS, Ruddle JB, Sanfilippo PG, Sun C, Hammond CJ, Young TL, Martin NG, Hewitt AW. Twins Eye Study in Tasmania (TEST): Rationale and Methodology to Recruit and Examine Twins. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2009 Oct;12(5):441-54. PMCID: PMC3855231  

Makovey J, Chen JS, Hayward C, Williams FMK, Sambrook PN. Association between serum cholesterol and bone mineral density. Bone 2009; 44:208-213.  

Mangino M, Richards BJ, Soranzo N, Zhai G, Aviv A, Valdes AM, Samani NJ, Deloukas P, Spector TD. A genome-wide association study identifies a novel locus on chromosome 18q12.2 influencing white cell telomere length. J Med Genet. 2009 Jul;46(7):451-4. PMCID: PMC2696823

McEvoy BP, Montgomery GW, McRae AF, Ripatti S, Perola M, Spector TD, Cherkas L, Ahmadi KR, Boomsma D, Willemsen G, Hottenga JJ, Peterson NL, Magnusson PK, Ohm Kyvik K, Christensen K, Kaprio J, Heikkila K, Palotie A, Widen E, Muilu J, Syvanen AC, Liljedahl U, Hardiman O, Cronin S, Peltonen L, Martin NG, Visscher PM. Geographical structure and differential natural selection among North European populations. Genome Res. 2009 May;19(5):804-14. PMCID: PMC2675969  

Mullin BH, Prince RL, Mamotte C, Spector TD, Hart DJ, Dudbridge F, Wilson SG. Further genetic evidence suggesting a role for the RhoGTPase-RhoGEF pathway in osteoporosis. Bone. 2009 Aug;45(2):387-91. 

Need AC, Attix DK, McEvoy JM, Cirulli ET, Linney KL, Hunt P, Ge D, Heinzen EL, Maia JM, Shianna KV, Weale ME, Cherkas LF, Clement G, Spector TD, Gibson G, Goldstein DB. A Genome-wide Study of Common SNPs and CNVs in Cognitive Performance in the CANTAB battery. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Dec 1;18(23):4650-61. PMCID: PMC2773267

Newton-Cheh C, Johnson T, Gateva V, Tobin MD, Bochud M, Coin L, Najjar SS, Zhao JH, Heath SC, Eyheramendy S, Papadakis K, Voight BF, Scott LJ, Zhang F, Farrall M, Tanaka T, Wallace C, Chambers JC, Khaw KT, Nilsson P, van der Harst P, Polidoro S, Grobbee DE, Onland-Moret NC, Bots ML, Wain LV, Elliott KS, Teumer A, Luan J, Lucas G, Kuusisto J, Burton PR, Hadley D, McArdle WL; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, Brown M, Dominiczak A, Newhouse SJ, Samani NJ, Webster J, Zeggini E, Beckmann JS, Bergmann S, Lim N, Song K, Vollenweider P, Waeber G, Waterworth DM, Yuan X, Groop L, Orho-Melander M, Allione A, Di Gregorio A, Guarrera S, Panico S, Ricceri F, Romanazzi V, Sacerdote C, Vineis P, Barroso I, Sandhu MS, Luben RN, Crawford GJ, Jousilahti P, Perola M, Boehnke M, Bonnycastle LL, Collins FS, Jackson AU, Mohlke KL, Stringham HM, Valle TT, Willer CJ, Bergman RN, Morken MA, Döring A, Gieger C, Illig T, Meitinger T, Org E, Pfeufer A, Wichmann HE, Kathiresan S, Marrugat J, O’Donnell CJ, Schwartz SM, Siscovick DS, Subirana I, Freimer NB, Hartikainen AL, McCarthy MI, O’Reilly PF, Peltonen L, Pouta A, de Jong PE, Snieder H, van Gilst WH, Clarke R, Goel A, Hamsten A, Peden JF, Seedorf U, Syvänen AC, Tognoni G, Lakatta EG, Sanna S, Scheet P, Schlessinger D, Scuteri A, Dörr M, Ernst F, Felix SB, Homuth G, Lorbeer R, Reffelmann T, Rettig R, Völker U, Galan P, Gut IG, Hercberg S, Lathrop GM, Zelenika D, Deloukas P, Soranzo N, Williams FM, Zhai G, Salomaa V, Laakso M, Elosua R, Forouhi NG, Völzke H, Uiterwaal CS, van der Schouw YT, Numans ME, Matullo G, Navis G, Berglund G, Bingham SA, Kooner JS, Connell JM, Bandinelli S, Ferrucci L, Watkins H, Spector TD, Tuomilehto J, Altshuler D, Strachan DP, Laan M, Meneton P, Wareham NJ, Uda M, Jarvelin MR, Mooser V, Melander O, Loos RJ, Elliott P, Abecasis GR, Caulfield M, Munroe PB. Genome-wide association study identifies eight loci associated with blood pressure. Nat Genet. 2009 Jun; 41(6):666-76.PMCID: PMC2891673  

Nicolau N, Shane S, Cherkas L, Spector TD. Opportunity recognition and the tendency to be an entrepreneur: a bivariate genetics perspective. Org Behav & Hum Dec Proc 2009; 108-117 

Nolte IM, Wallace C, Newhouse SJ, Waggott D, Fu J, Soranzo N, Gwilliam R, Deloukas P, Savelieva I, Zheng D, Dalageorgou C, Farrall M, Samani NJ, Connell J, Brown M, Dominiczak A, Lathrop M, Zeggini E, Wain LV; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium; DCCT/EDIC Research Group, Newton-Cheh C, Eijgelsheim M, Rice K, de Bakker PI; QTGEN consortium, Pfeufer A, Sanna S, Arking DE; QTSCD consortium, Asselbergs FW, Spector TD, Carter ND, Jeffery S, Tobin M, Caulfield M, Snieder H, Paterson AD, Munroe PB, Jamshidi Y. Common genetic variation near the phospholamban gene is associated with cardiac repolarisation: meta-analysis of three genome-wide association studies. PLoS One. 2009 Jul 9;4(7):e6138.   PMCID: PMC2704957  

Ornetti P, Brandt K, Hellio-le Graverand MP, Hochberg M, Hunter DJ, Kloppenburg M, Lane N, Maillefert JF, Mazzuca SA, Spector T, Utard-Wlerick G, Vignon E, Dougados M. OARSI-OMERACT definition of relevant radiological progression in hip/knee osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2009 2009 Jul;17(7):842-9 

Perry JR, Stolk L, Franceschini N, Lunetta KL, Zhai G, McArdle PF, Smith AV, Aspelund T, Bandinelli S, Boerwinkle E, Cherkas L, Eiriksdottir G, Estrada K, Ferrucci L, Folsom AR, Garcia M, Gudnason V, Hofman A, Karasik D, Kiel DP, Launer LJ, van Meurs J, Nalls MA, Rivadeneira F, Shuldiner AR, Singleton A, Soranzo N, Tanaka T, Visser JA, Weedon MN, Wilson SG, Zhuang V, Streeten EA, Harris TB, Murray A, Spector TD, Demerath EW, Uitterlinden AG, Murabito JM. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association data identifies two loci influencing age at menarche. Nat Genet. 2009 May 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 19448620. PMCID: PMC2942986 

Prokopenko I, Langenberg C, Florez JC, Saxena R, Soranzo N, Thorleifsson G, Loos RJ, Manning AK, Jackson AU, Aulchenko Y, Potter SC, Erdos MR, Sanna S, Hottenga JJ, Wheeler E, Kaakinen M, Lyssenko V, Chen WM, Ahmadi K, Beckmann JS, Bergman RN, Bochud M, Bonnycastle LL, Buchanan TA, Cao A, Cervino A, Coin L, Collins FS, Crisponi L, de Geus EJ, Dehghan A, Deloukas P, Doney AS, Elliott P, Freimer N, Gateva V, Herder C, Hofman A, Hughes TE, Hunt S, Illig T, Inouye M, Isomaa B, Johnson T, Kong A, Krestyaninova M, Kuusisto J, Laakso M, Lim N, Lindblad U, Lindgren CM, McCann OT, Mohlke KL, Morris AD, Naitza S, Orrù M, Palmer CN, Pouta A, Randall J, Rathmann W, Saramies J, Scheet P, Scott LJ, Scuteri A, Sharp S, Sijbrands E, Smit JH, Song K, Steinthorsdottir V, Stringham HM, Tuomi T, Tuomilehto J, Uitterlinden AG, Voight BF, Waterworth D, Wichmann HE, Willemsen G, Witteman JC, Yuan X, Zhao JH, Zeggini E, Schlessinger D, Sandhu M, Boomsma DI, Uda M, Spector TD, Penninx BW, Altshuler D, Vollenweider P, Jarvelin MR, Lakatta E, Waeber G, Fox CS, Peltonen L, Groop LC, Mooser V, Cupples LA, Thorsteinsdottir U, Boehnke M, Barroso I, Van Duijn C, Dupuis J, Watanabe RM, Stefansson K, McCarthy MI, Wareham NJ, Meigs JB, Abecasis GR. Variants in MTNR1B influence fasting glucose levels. Nat Genet. 2009 Jan;41(1):77-81. PMCID: PMC2682768

Rahmioglu N, Andrew T, Cherkas L, Surdulescu G, Swaminathan R, Spector T, Ahmadi KR. Epidemiology and Genetic Epidemiology of the Liver Function Test Proteins. PLoS ONE. 2009;4(2):e4435. PMCID: PMC2636884.  

Repapi E, Sayers I, Wain LV, Burton PR, Johnson T, Obeidat M, Zhao JH, Ramasamy A, Zhai G, Vitart V, Huffman JE, Igl W, Albrecht E, Deloukas P, Henderson J, Granell R, McArdle WL, Rudnicka AR; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, Barroso I, Loos RJ, Wareham NJ, Mustelin L, Rantanen T, Surakka I, Imboden M, Wichmann HE, Grkovic I, Jankovic S, Zgaga L, Hartikainen AL, Peltonen L, Gyllensten U, Johansson A, Zaboli G, Campbell H, Wild SH, Wilson JF, Gläser S, Homuth G, Völzke H, Mangino M, Soranzo N, Spector TD, Polašek O, Rudan I, Wright AF, Heliövaara M, Ripatti S, Pouta A, Naluai AT, Olin AC, Torén K, Cooper MN, James AL, Palmer LJ, Hingorani AD, Wannamethee SG, Whincup PH, Smith GD, Ebrahim S, McKeever TM, Pavord ID, Macleod AK, Morris AD, Porteous DJ, Cooper C, Dennison E, Shaheen S, Karrasch S, Schnabel E, Schulz H, Grallert H, Bouatia-Naji N, Delplanque J, Froguel P, Blakey JD; The NSHD Respiratory Study Team, Britton JR, Morris RW, Holloway JW, Lawlor DA, Hui J, Nyberg F, Jarvelin MR, Jackson C, Kähönen M, Kaprio J, Probst-Hensch NM, Koch B, Hayward C, Evans DM, Elliott P, Strachan DP, Hall IP, Tobin MD. Genome-wide association study identifies five loci associated with lung function. Nat Genet. 2010 Jan;42(1):36-44. Epub 2009 Dec 13.  PMCID: PMC2862965

Richards JB, Kavvoura FK, Rivadeneira F, Styrkársdóttir U, Estrada K, Halldórsson BV, Hsu YH, Zillikens MC, Wilson SG, Mullin BH, Amin N, Aulchenko YS, Cupples LA, Deloukas P, Demissie S, Hofman A, Kong A, Karasik D, van Meurs JB, Oostra BA, Pols HA, Sigurdsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Soranzo N, Williams FM, Zhou Y, Ralston SH, Thorleifsson G, van Duijn CM, Kiel DP, Stefansson K, Uitterlinden AG, Ioannidis JP, Spector TD; Genetic Factors for Osteoporosis Consortium. Collaborative meta-analysis: associations of 150 candidate genes with osteoporosis and osteoporotic fracture. Ann Intern Med. 2009 Oct 20;151(8):528-37. PMCID: PMC2842981 

Richards JB, Waterworth D, O’Rahilly S, Hivert MF, Loos RJ, Perry JR, Tanaka T, Timpson NJ, Semple RK, Soranzo N, Song K, Rocha N, Grundberg E, Dupuis J, Florez JC, Langenberg C, Prokopenko I, Saxena R, Sladek R, Aulchenko Y, Evans D, Waeber G, Erdmann J, Burnett MS, Sattar N, Devaney J, Willenborg C, Hingorani A, Witteman JC, Vollenweider P, Glaser B, Hengstenberg C, Ferrucci L, Melzer D, Stark K, Deanfield J, Winogradow J, Grassl M, Hall AS, Egan JM, Thompson JR, Ricketts SL, König IR, Reinhard W, Grundy S, Wichmann HE, Barter P, Mahley R, Kesaniemi YA, Rader DJ, Reilly MP, Epstein SE, Stewart AF, Van Duijn CM, Schunkert H, Burling K, Deloukas P, Pastinen T, Samani NJ, McPherson R, Davey Smith G, Frayling TM, Wareham NJ, Meigs JB, Mooser V, Spector TD; GIANT Consortium. A genome-wide association study reveals variants in ARL15 that influence adiponectin levels. PLoS Genet. 2009 Dec;5(12):e1000768. Epub PMCID: PMC2781107  

Rivadeneira F, Styrkársdottir U, Estrada K, Halldórsson BV, Hsu YH, Richards JB, Zillikens MC, Kavvoura FK, Amin N, Aulchenko YS, Cupples LA, Deloukas P, Demissie S, Grundberg E, Hofman A, Kong A, Karasik D, van Meurs JB, Oostra B, Pastinen T, Pols HA, Sigurdsson G, Soranzo N, Thorleifsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Williams FM, Wilson SG, Zhou Y, Ralston SH, van Duijn CM, Spector T, Kiel DP, Stefansson K, Ioannidis JP, Uitterlinden AG. The Genetic Factors for Osteoporosis (GEFOS) Consortium. Twenty bone-mineral-density loci identified by large-scale meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies. Nat Genet. 2009 Nov;41(11):1199-206. PMCID: PMC2783489 

Rodriguez-Lopez J, Pombo-Suarez M, Loughlin J, Tsezou A, Blanco FJ, Meulenbelt I, Slagboom PE, Valdes AM, Spector TD, Gomez-Reino JJ, Gonzalez A.  Association of a nsSNP in ADAMTS14 to some osteoarthritis phenotypes. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2009 Mar;17(3):321-7

Skidmore PM, Cassidy A, Swaminathan R, Richards JB, Mangino M, Spector TD, Macgregor AJ. An obesogenic postnatal environment is more important than the fetal environment for the development of adult adiposity: a study of female twins. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 Aug;90(2):401-6 

Soranzo N, Rendon A, Gieger C, Jones CI, Watkins NA, Menzel S, Doring A, Stephens J, Prokisch H, Erber W, Potter SC, Bray SL, Burns P, Jolley J, Falchi M, Kuhnel B, Erdmann J, Schunkert H, Samani N, Illig T, Garner SF, Rankin A, Meisinger C, Bradley JR, Thein SL, Goodall AH, Spector TD, Deloukas P, Ouwehand WH. A novel variant on chromosome 7Q22.3 associated with mean platelet volume, counts and function. Blood. 2009 Apr 16;113(16):3831-7. PMCID: PMC2714088 

Soranzo N, Rivadeneira F, Chinappen-Horsley U, Malkina I, Richards JB, Hammond N, Stolk L, Nica A, Inouye M, Hofman A, Stephens J, Wheeler E, Arp P, Gwilliam R, Jhamai PM, Potter S, Chaney A, Ghori MJ, Ravindrarajah R, Ermakov S, Estrada K, Pols HA, Williams FM, McArdle WL, van Meurs JB, Loos RJ, Dermitzakis ET, Ahmadi KR, Hart DJ, Ouwehand WH, Wareham NJ, Barroso I, Sandhu MS, Strachan DP, Livshits G, Spector TD, Uitterlinden AG, Deloukas P. Meta-analysis of genome-wide scans for human adult stature identifies novel Loci and associations with measures of skeletal frame size. PLoS Genet. 2009 Apr;5(4):e1000445. PMCID: PMC2661236.  

Soranzo N, Spector TD, Mangino M, Kühnel B, Rendon A, Teumer A, Willenborg C, Wright B, Chen L, Li M, Salo P, Voight BF, Burns P, Laskowski RA, Xue Y, Menzel S, Altshuler D, Bradley JR, Bumpstead S, Burnett MS, Devaney J, Döring A, Elosua R, Epstein SE, Erber W, Falchi M, Garner SF, Ghori MJ, Goodall AH, Gwilliam R, Hakonarson HH, Hall AS, Hammond N, Hengstenberg C, Illig T, König IR, Knouff CW, McPherson R, Melander O, Mooser V, Nauck M, Nieminen MS, O’Donnell CJ, Peltonen L, Potter SC, Prokisch H, Rader DJ, Rice CM, Roberts R, Salomaa V, Sambrook J, Schreiber S, Schunkert H, Schwartz SM, Serbanovic-Canic J, Sinisalo J, Siscovick DS, Stark K, Surakka I, Stephens J, Thompson JR, Völker U, Völzke H, Watkins NA, Wells GA, Wichmann HE, Van Heel DA, Tyler-Smith C, Thein SL, Kathiresan S, Perola M, Reilly MP, Stewart AF, Erdmann J, Samani NJ, Meisinger C, Greinacher A, Deloukas P, Ouwehand WH, Gieger C. A genome-wide meta-analysis identifies 22 loci associated with eight hematological parameters in the HaemGen consortium. Nat Genet. 2009 Nov;41(11):1182-90.  PMCID: PMC3108459

Stolk L, Zhai G, van Meurs JB, Verbiest MM, Visser JA, Estrada K, Rivadeneira F, Williams FM, Cherkas L, Deloukas P, Soranzo N, de Keyzer JJ, Pop VJ, Lips P, Lebrun CE, van der Schouw YT, Grobbee DE, Witteman J, Hofman A, Pols HA, Laven JS, Spector TD, Uitterlinden AG. Loci at chromosomes 13, 19 and 20 influence age at natural menopause. Nat Genet. 2009 Jun;41(6):645-7. PMCID: PMC3000545 

Sun C, Zhu G, Wong TY, Hewitt AW, Ruddle JB, Hodgson L, Montgomery GW, Young TL, Hammond CJ, Craig JE, Martin NG, He M, Mackey DA. Quantitative genetic analysis of the retinal vascular caliber: the Australian Twins Eye Study. Hypertension 2009 Oct;54(4):788-95. 

Timpson NJ, Tobias JH, Richards JB, Soranzo N, Duncan EL, Sims AM, Whittaker P, Kumanduri V, Zhai G, Glaser B, Eisman J, Jones G, Nicholson G, Prince R, Seeman E, Spector T, Brown MA, Peltonen L, Smith GD, Deloukas P, Evans DM. Common variants in the region around Osterix are associated with bone mineral density and growth in childhood. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 Apr 15;18(8):1510-7. PMCID: PMC2664147  

Valdes AM, Lories RJ, van Meurs JB, Kerkhof H, Doherty S, Hofman A, Hart DJ, Zhang F, Luyten FP, Uitterlinden AG, Doherty M, Spector TD. Variation at the ANP32A gene is associated with risk of hip osteoarthritis in women. Arthritis Rheum. 2009 Jun 29;60(7):2046-2054. 

Valdes AM, Spector TD. The contribution of genes to osteoarthritis. Med Clin North Am. 2009 Jan;93(1):45-66

Valdes AM, Spector TD, Doherty S, Wheeler M, Hart DJ, Doherty M. Association of the DVWA and GDF5 polymorphisms with osteoarthritis in UK  populations.Ann Rheum Dis. 2009 Dec;68(12):1916-20.

Veselka L, Schermer JA, Petrides KV, Cherkas LF, Spector TD, Vernon PA. A General Factor of Personality: Evidence from the HEXACO Model and a Measure of Trait Emotional Intelligence. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2009 Oct;12(5):420-4

Vink JM, Smit AB, de Geus EJ, Sullivan P, Willemsen G, Hottenga JJ, Smit JH, Hoogendijk WJ, Zitman FG, Peltonen L, Kaprio J, Pedersen NL, Magnusson PK, Spector TD, Kyvik KO, Morley KI, Heath AC, Martin NG, Westendorp RG, Slagboom PE, Tiemeier H, Hofman A, Uitterlinden AG, Aulchenko YS, Amin N, van Duijn C, Penninx BW, Boomsma DI. Genome-wide association study of smoking initiation and current smoking. Am J Hum Genet. 2009 Mar;84(3):367-79.  PMCID: PMC2667987

Wang X, Ding X, Su S, Spector TD, Mangino M, Iliadou A, Snieder H. Heritability of insulin sensitivity and lipid profile depend on BMI: evidence for gene-obesity interaction. Diabetologia 2009 Dec;52(12):2578-84. PMCID: PMC2776165 

Whitehouse AJ, Spector TD, Cherkas LF.  No clear genetic influences on the association between dyslexia and anxiety in a  population-based sample of female twins. Dyslexia 2009 Nov;15(4):282-90 

Willer CJ, Speliotes EK, Loos RJ, Li S, Lindgren CM, Heid IM, Berndt SI, Elliott AL, Jackson AU, Lamina C, Lettre G, Lim N, Lyon HN, McCarroll SA, Papadakis K, Qi L, Randall JC, Roccasecca RM, Sanna S, Scheet P, Weedon MN, Wheeler E, Zhao JH, Jacobs LC, Prokopenko I, Soranzo N, Tanaka T, Timpson NJ, Almgren P, Bennett A, Bergman RN, Bingham SA, Bonnycastle LL, Brown M, Burtt NP, Chines P, Coin L, Collins FS, Connell JM, Cooper C, Smith GD, Dennison EM, Deodhar P, Elliott P, Erdos MR, Estrada K, Evans DM, Gianniny L, Gieger C, Gillson CJ, Guiducci C, Hackett R, Hadley D, Hall AS, Havulinna AS, Hebebrand J, Hofman A, Isomaa B, Jacobs KB, Johnson T, Jousilahti P, Jovanovic Z, Khaw KT, Kraft P, Kuokkanen M, Kuusisto J, Laitinen J, Lakatta EG, Luan J, Luben RN, Mangino M, McArdle WL, Meitinger T, Mulas A, Munroe PB, Narisu N, Ness AR, Northstone K, O’Rahilly S, Purmann C, Rees MG, Ridderstråle M, Ring SM, Rivadeneira F, Ruokonen A, Sandhu MS, Saramies J, Scott LJ, Scuteri A, Silander K, Sims MA, Song K, Stephens J, Stevens S, Stringham HM, Tung YC, Valle TT, Van Duijn CM, Vimaleswaran KS, Vollenweider P, Waeber G, Wallace C, Watanabe RM, Waterworth DM, Watkins N; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, Witteman JC, Zeggini E, Zhai G, Zillikens MC, Altshuler D, Caulfield MJ, Chanock SJ, Farooqi IS, Ferrucci L, Guralnik JM, Hattersley AT, Hu FB, Jarvelin MR, Laakso M, Mooser V, Ong KK, Ouwehand WH, Salomaa V, Samani NJ, Spector TD, Tuomi T, Tuomilehto J, Uda M, Uitterlinden AG, Wareham NJ, Deloukas P, Frayling TM, Groop LC, Hayes RB, Hunter DJ, Mohlke KL, Peltonen L, Schlessinger D, Strachan DP, Wichmann HE, McCarthy MI, Boehnke M, Barroso I, Abecasis GR, Hirschhorn JN; Genetic Investigation of ANthropometric Traits Consortium. Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation. Nat Genet. 2009 Jan;41(1):25-34. PMCID: PMC2695662

Williams FM, Carter AM, Kato B, Falchi M, Bathum L, Surdulescu G, Kyvik KO, Palotie A, Spector TD, Grant PJ; on Behalf of the EuroCLOT Investigators. Identification of Quantitative Trait Loci for Fibrin Clot Phenotypes. The EuroCLOT Study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2009;29: 600-605. PMCID: PMC3508477  

Williams FM, Spector TD. A new 5-lipoxygenase inhibitor seems to be safe and effective for the treatment of osteoarthritis. Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol. 2009 Mar;5(3):132-3 

Wilson SG, Jones MR, Mullin BH, Dick IM, Richards JB, Pastinen TM, Grundberg E, Ljunggren O, Surdulescu GL, Dudbridge F, Elliott KS, Cervino AC, Spector TD, Prince RL. Common Sequence Variation in FLNB Regulates Bone Structure in Women in the General Population and FLNB mRNA Expression in Osteoblasts in Vitro. J Bone Miner Res. 2009 Dec;24(12):1989-97. 

Zhai G, Andrew T, Kato BS, Blake GM, Spector TD.  Genetic and environmental determinants on bone loss in postmenopausal Caucasian women: a 14-year longitudinal twin study. Osteoporos Int.2009 Jun;20(6):949-53. 

Zhai G, van Meurs JB, Livshits G, Meulenbelt I, Valdes AM, Soranzo N, Hart D, Zhang F, Kato BS, Richards B, Williams FM, Inouye M, Kloppenburg M, Deloukas P, Slagboom E, Uitterlinden A, Spector TD. A genome-wide association study suggests that a locus within the ataxin 2 binding protein 1 gene is associated with hand osteoarthritis: the Treat-OA consortium. J Med Genet. 2009 Sep;46(9):614-6. PMCID: PMC2729370