2012

Amin N, Byrne E, Johnson J, Chenevix-Trench G, Walter S, Nolte IM; kConFab Investigators, Vink JM, Rawal R, Mangino M, Teumer A, Keers JC, Verwoert G, Baumeister S, Biffar R, Petersmann A, Dahmen N, Doering A, Isaacs A, Broer L, Wray NR, Montgomery GW, Levy D, Psaty BM, Gudnason V, Chakravarti A, Sulem P, Gudbjartsson DF, Kiemeney LA, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K, van Rooij FJ, Aulchenko YS, Hottenga JJ, Rivadeneira FR, Hofman A, Uitterlinden AG, Hammond CJ, Shin SY, Ikram A, Witteman JC, Janssens AC, Snieder H, Tiemeier H, Wolfenbuttel BH, Oostra BA, Heath AC, Wichmann E, Spector TD, Grabe HJ, Boomsma DI, Martin NG, van Duijn CM. Genome-wide association analysis of coffee drinking suggests association with CYP1A1/CYP1A2 and NRCAM. Mol Psychiatry. 2012 Nov;17(11):1116-29 PMCID: PMC3482684

arcOGEN Consortium and arcOGEN Collaborators. Identification of new susceptibility loci for osteoarthritis (arcOGEN): a genome-wide association study. Lancet 2012 Sep 1;380(9844):815-23. PMCID:PMC3443899 pdf

Avital G, Buchshtav M, Zhikov I, Tuval Feder J, Dadon S, Rubin E, Glass D, Spector TD, Mishmar D. Mitochondrial DNA heteroplasmy in diabetes and normal adults: Role of acquired and inherited mutational patterns in twins. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Oct 1;21(19):4214-24. PMCID: PMC3441121 [Available on 2013/10/1] pdf

Bataille V, Lens M, Spector TD. The use of the twin model to investigate the genetics and epigenetics of skin diseases with genomic, transcriptomic and methylation data. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2012 Sep;26(9):1067-73. pdf

Bell JT, Spector TD. DNA methylation studies using twins: what are they telling us? Genome Biol. 2012 Oct 18;13(10):172. [Epub ahead of print] PMCID:PMC3491399 pdf

Bell JT, Tsai PC, Yang TP, Pidsley R, Nisbet J, Glass D, Mangino M, Zhai G, Zhang F, Valdes A, Shin SY, Dempster EL, Murray RM, Grundberg E, Hedman AK, Nica A, Small KS; The MuTHER Consortium, Dermitzakis ET, McCarthy MI, Mill J, Spector TD, Deloukas P. Epigenome-Wide Scans Identify Differentially Methylated Regions for Age and Age-Related Phenotypes in a Healthy Ageing Population. PLoS Genet. 2012 Apr;8(4):e1002629. Epub 2012 Apr 19. PMCID: PMC3330116 pdf

Blake GM, Noon E, Spector TD, Fogelman I. Intervertebral T-Score Differences in Younger and Older Women. J Clin Densitom.

Boraska V, Davis OS, Cherkas LF, Helder SG, Harris J, Krug I, Pei-Chi Liao T, Treasure J, Ntalla I, Karhunen L, Keski-Rahkonen A, Christakopoulou D, Raevuori A, Shin SY, Dedoussis GV, Kaprio J, Soranzo N, Spector TD, Collier DA, Zeggini E. Genome-wide association analysis of eating disorder-related symptoms, behaviors, and personality traits.  Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2012 Oct;159B(7):803-11. Epub 2012 Aug 22. PMCID: PMC3494378 pdf

Boraska V, Jeroncic A, Colonna V, Southam L, Nyholt DR, William Rayner N, Perry JR, Toniolo D, Albrecht E, Ang W, Bandinelli S, Barbalic M, Barroso I, Beckmann JS, Biffar R, Boomsma D, Campbell H, Corre T, Erdmann J, Esko T, Fischer K, Franceschini N, Frayling TM, Girotto G, Gonzalez JR, Harris TB, Heath AC, Heid IM, Hoffmann W, Hofman A, Horikoshi M, Hua Zhao J, Jackson AU, Hottenga JJ, Jula A, Kähönen M, Khaw KT, Kiemeney LA, Klopp N, Kutalik Z, Lagou V, Launer LJ, Lehtimäki T, Lemire M, Lokki ML, Loley C, Luan J, Mangino M, Mateo Leach I, Medland SE, Mihailov E, Montgomery GW, Navis G, Newnham J, Nieminen MS, Palotie A, Panoutsopoulou K, Peters A, Pirastu N, Polasek O, Rehnström K, Ripatti S, Ritchie GR, Rivadeneira F, Robino A, Samani NJ, Shin SY, Sinisalo J, Smit JH, Soranzo N, Stolk L, Swinkels DW, Tanaka T, Teumer A, Tönjes A, Traglia M, Tuomilehto J, Valsesia A, van Gilst WH, van Meurs JB, Smith AV, Viikari J, Vink JM, Waeber G, Warrington NM, Widen E, Willemsen G, Wright AF, Zanke BW, Zgaga L; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium (WTCCC), Boehnke M, d’Adamo AP, de Geus E, Demerath EW, den Heijer M, Eriksson JG, Ferrucci L, Gieger C, Gudnason V, Hayward C, Hengstenberg C, Hudson TJ, Järvelin MR, Kogevinas M, Loos RJ, Martin NG, Metspalu A, Pennell CE, Penninx BW, Perola M, Raitakari O, Salomaa V, Schreiber S, Schunkert H, Spector TD, Stumvoll M, Uitterlinden AG, Ulivi S, van der Harst P, Vollenweider P, Völzke H, Wareham NJ, Wichmann HE, Wilson JF, Rudan I, Xue Y, Zeggini E. Genome-wide meta-analysis of common variant differences between men and women. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Nov 1;21(21):4805-15. PMCID: PMC3471397 pdf

Burri A, Hysi P, Clop A, Rahman Q, Spector TD. A genome-wide association study of female sexual dysfunction. PLoS One 2012;7(4):e35041. PMCID:PMC3324410 pdf

Burri A, Spector T, Rahman Q. The Etiological Relationship Between Anxiety Sensitivity, Sexual Distress, and Female Sexual Dysfunction Is Partly Genetically Moderated.J Sex Med. 2012 Jul;9(7):1887-96

Castaño Betancourt MC, Cailotto F, Kerkhof HJ, Cornelis FM, Doherty SA, Hart DJ, Hofman A, Luyten FP, Maciewicz RA, Mangino M, Metrustry S, Muir K, Peters MJ, Rivadeneira F, Wheeler M, Zhang W, Arden N, Spector TD, Uitterlinden AG, Doherty M, Lories RJ, Valdes AM, Meurs JB. Genome-wide association and functional studies identify the DOT1L gene to be involved in cartilage thickness and hip osteoarthritis. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 May 22;109(21):8218-23. PMCID: PMC3361426 [Available on 2012/11/22] pdf

Cecelja M, Jiang B, Spector TD, Chowienczyk P. Progression of central pulse pressure over 1 decade of aging and its reversal by nitroglycerin a twin study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Jan 31;59(5):475-83. pdf

Chew S, Dastani Z, Brown SJ, Lewis JR, Dudbridge F, Soranzo N, Surdulescu GL, Richards JB, Spector TD, Wilson SG. Copy number variation of the APC gene is associated with regulation of bone mineral density. Bone. 2012 Nov;51(5):939-43.. PMCID: PMC3918860  pdf

Coviello AD, Haring R, Wellons M, Vaidya D, Lehtimäki T, Keildson S, Lunetta KL, He C, Fornage M, Lagou V, Mangino M, Onland-Moret NC, Chen B, Eriksson J, Garcia M, Liu YM, Koster A, Lohman K, Lyytikäinen LP, Petersen AK, Prescott J, Stolk L, Vandenput L, Wood AR, Zhuang WV, Ruokonen A, Hartikainen AL, Pouta A, Bandinelli S, Biffar R, Brabant G, Cox DG, Chen Y, Cummings S, Ferrucci L, Gunter MJ, Hankinson SE, Martikainen H, Hofman A, Homuth G, Illig T, Jansson JO, Johnson AD, Karasik D, Karlsson M, Kettunen J, Kiel DP, Kraft P, Liu J, Ljunggren O, Lorentzon M, Maggio M, Markus MR, Mellström D, Miljkovic I, Mirel D, Nelson S, Morin Papunen L, Peeters PH, Prokopenko I, Raffel L, Reincke M, Reiner AP, Rexrode K, Rivadeneira F, Schwartz SM, Siscovick D, Soranzo N, Stöckl D, Tworoger S, Uitterlinden AG, van Gils CH, Vasan RS, Wichmann HE, Zhai G, Bhasin S, Bidlingmaier M, Chanock SJ, De Vivo I, Harris TB, Hunter DJ, Kähönen M, Liu S, Ouyang P, Spector TD, van der Schouw YT, Viikari J, Wallaschofski H, McCarthy MI, Frayling TM, Murray A, Franks S, Järvelin MR, de Jong FH, Raitakari O, Teumer A, Ohlsson C, Murabito JM, Perry JR. A genome-wide association meta-analysis of circulating sex hormone-binding globulin reveals multiple Loci implicated in sex steroid hormone regulation. PLoS Genet. 2012 Jul;8(7):e1002805. Epub 2012 Jul 19. PMCID: PMC3400553 pdf

Dastani Z, Hivert MF, Timpson N, Perry JR, Yuan X, Scott RA, Henneman P, Heid IM, Kizer JR, Lyytikäinen LP, Fuchsberger C, Tanaka T, Morris AP, Small K, Isaacs A, Beekman M, Coassin S, Lohman K, Qi L, Kanoni S, Pankow JS, Uh HW, Wu Y, Bidulescu A, Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Greenwood CM, Ladouceur M, Grimsby J, Manning AK, Liu CT, Kooner J, Mooser VE, Vollenweider P, Kapur KA, Chambers J, Wareham NJ, Langenberg C, Frants R, Willems-Vandijk K, Oostra BA, Willems SM, Lamina C, Winkler TW, Psaty BM, Tracy RP, Brody J, Chen I, Viikari J, Kähönen M, Pramstaller PP, Evans DM, St Pourcain B, Sattar N, Wood AR, Bandinelli S, Carlson OD, Egan JM, Böhringer S, van Heemst D, Kedenko L, Kristiansson K, Nuotio ML, Loo BM, Harris T, Garcia M, Kanaya A, Haun M, Klopp N, Wichmann HE, Deloukas P, Katsareli E, Couper DJ, Duncan BB, Kloppenburg M, Adair LS, Borja JB; DIAGRAM+ Consortium; MAGIC Consortium; GLGC Investigators; MuTHER Consortium, Wilson JG, Musani S, Guo X, Johnson T, Semple R, Teslovich TM, Allison MA, Redline S, Buxbaum SG, Mohlke KL, Meulenbelt I, Ballantyne CM, Dedoussis GV, Hu FB, Liu Y, Paulweber B, Spector TD, Slagboom PE, Ferrucci L, Jula A, Perola M, Raitakari O, Florez JC, Salomaa V, Eriksson JG, Frayling TM, Hicks AA, Lehtimäki T, Smith GD, Siscovick DS, Kronenberg F, van Duijn C, Loos RJ, Waterworth DM, Meigs JB, Dupuis J, Richards JB. Novel Loci for adiponectin levels and their influence on type 2 diabetes and metabolic traits: a multi-ethnic meta-analysis of 45,891 individuals. PLoS Genet. 2012 Mar;8(3):e1002607. Epub 2012 Mar 29. PMCID:PMC3315470 pdf

Estrada K, Styrkarsdottir U, Evangelou E, Hsu YH, Duncan EL, Ntzani EE, Oei L, Albagha OM, Amin N, Kemp JP, Koller DL, Li G, Liu CT, Minster RL, Moayyeri A, Vandenput L, Willner D, Xiao SM, Yerges-Armstrong LM, Zheng HF, Alonso N, Eriksson J, Kammerer CM, Kaptoge SK, Leo PJ, Thorleifsson G, Wilson SG, Wilson JF, Aalto V, Alen M, Aragaki AK, Aspelund T, Center JR, Dailiana Z, Duggan DJ, Garcia M, Garcia-Giralt N, Giroux S, Hallmans G, Hocking LJ, Husted LB, Jameson KA, Khusainova R, Kim GS, Kooperberg C, Koromila T, Kruk M, Laaksonen M, Lacroix AZ, Lee SH, Leung PC, Lewis JR, Masi L, Mencej-Bedrac S, Nguyen TV, Nogues X, Patel MS, Prezelj J, Rose LM, Scollen S, Siggeirsdottir K, Smith AV, Svensson O, Trompet S, Trummer O, van Schoor NM, Woo J, Zhu K, Balcells S, Brandi ML, Buckley BM, Cheng S, Christiansen C, Cooper C, Dedoussis G, Ford I, Frost M, Goltzman D, González-Macías J, Kähönen M, Karlsson M, Khusnutdinova E, Koh JM, Kollia P, Langdahl BL, Leslie WD, Lips P, Ljunggren O, Lorenc RS, Marc J, Mellström D, Obermayer-Pietsch B, Olmos JM, Pettersson-Kymmer U, Reid DM, Riancho JA, Ridker PM, Rousseau F, Lagboom PE, Tang NL, Urreizti R, Van Hul W, Viikari J, Zarrabeitia MT, Aulchenko YS, Castano-Betancourt M, Grundberg E, Herrera L, Ingvarsson T, Johannsdottir H, Kwan T, Li R, Luben R, Medina-Gómez C, Th Palsson S, Reppe S, Rotter JI, Sigurdsson G, van Meurs JB, Verlaan D, Williams FM, Wood AR, Zhou Y, Gautvik KM, Pastinen T, Raychaudhuri S, Cauley JA, Chasman DI, Clark GR, Cummings SR, Danoy P, Dennison EM, Eastell R, Eisman JA, Gudnason V, Hofman A, Jackson RD, Jones G, Jukema JW, Khaw KT, Lehtimäki T, Liu Y, Lorentzon M, McCloskey E, Mitchell BD, Nandakumar K, Nicholson GC, Oostra BA, Peacock M, Pols HA, Prince RL, Raitakari O, Reid IR, Robbins J, Sambrook PN, Sham PC, Shuldiner AR, Tylavsky FA, van Duijn CM, Wareham NJ, Cupples LA, Econs MJ, Evans DM, Harris TB, Kung AW, Psaty BM, Reeve J, Spector TD, Streeten EA, Zillikens MC, Thorsteinsdottir U, Ohlsson C, Karasik D, Richards JB, Brown MA, Stefansson K, Uitterlinden AG, Ralston SH, Ioannidis JP, Kiel DP, Rivadeneira F. Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies 56 bone mineral density loci and reveals 14 loci associated with risk of fracture. Nat Genet. 2012 Apr 15;44(5):491-501. PMCID: PMC3338864 [Available on 2012/10/15] pdf

Fox CS, Liu Y, White CC, Feitosa M, Smith AV, Heard-Costa N, Lohman K; GIANT Consortium; MAGIC Consortium; GLGC Consortium, Johnson AD, Foster MC, Greenawalt DM, Griffin P, Ding J, Newman AB, Tylavsky F, Miljkovic I, Kritchevsky SB, Launer L, Garcia M, Eiriksdottir G, Carr JJ, Gudnason V, Harris TB, Cupples LA, Borecki IB. Genome-wide association for abdominal subcutaneous and visceral adipose reveals a novel locus for visceral fat in women. PLoS Genet. 2012 May;8(5):e1002695. Epub 2012 May 10.  PMCID: PMC3349734 pdf

Franco L, Williams FM, Trofimov S, Surdulescu G, Spector TD, Livshits G. Contribution of putative genetic factors and candidate gene variants to inter-individual variation of circulating fractalkine (CX3CL1) levels in a large UK twins’ sample. Hum Immunol.  2013 Mar;74(3):358-63  pdf

Grundberg E, Small KS, Hedman AK, Nica AC, Buil A, Keildson S, Bell JT, Yang TP, Meduri E, Barrett A, Nisbett J, Sekowska M, Wilk A, Shin SY, Glass D, Travers M, Min JL, Ring S, Ho K, Thorleifsson G, Kong A, Thorsteindottir U, Ainali C, Dimas AS, Hassanali N, Ingle C, Knowles D, Krestyaninova M, Lowe CE, Di Meglio P, Montgomery SB, Parts L, Potter S, Surdulescu G, Tsaprouni L, Tsoka S, Bataille V, Durbin R, Nestle FO, O’Rahilly S, Soranzo N, Lindgren CM, Zondervan KT, Ahmadi KR, Schadt EE, Stefansson K, Smith GD, McCarthy MI, Deloukas P, Dermitzakis ET, Spector TD; The Multiple Tissue Human Expression Resource (MuTHER) Consortium. Mapping cis- and trans-regulatory effects across multiple tissues in twins. Nat Genet.  2012 Oct;44(10):1084-9. PMCID: PMC3784328 pdf

Hammond CJ, Liew SM, Van Kuijk FJ, Beatty S, Nolan JM, Spector TD, Gilbert C. The Heritability of Macular Response to Supplemental Lutein and Zeaxanthin: a Classical Twin Study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.  2012 Jul 26;53(8):4963-8. PMCID: PMC3410678 [Available on 2013/1/1] pdf

Hancock DB, Artigas MS, Gharib SA, Henry A, Manichaikul A, Ramasamy A, Loth DW, Imboden M, Koch B, McArdle WL, Smith AV, Smolonska J, Sood A, Tang W, Wilk JB, Zhai G, Zhao JH, Aschard H, Burkart KM, Curjuric I, Eijgelsheim M, Elliott P, Gu X, Harris TB, Janson C, Homuth G, Hysi PG, Liu JZ, Loehr LR, Lohman K, Loos RJ, Manning AK, Marciante KD, Obeidat M, Postma DS, Aldrich MC, Brusselle GG, Chen TH, Eiriksdottir G, Franceschini N, Heinrich J, Rotter JI, Wijmenga C, Williams OD, Bentley AR, Hofman A, Laurie CC, Lumley T, Morrison AC, Joubert BR, Rivadeneira F, Couper DJ, Kritchevsky SB, Liu Y, Wjst M, Wain LV, Vonk JM, Uitterlinden AG, Rochat T, Rich SS, Psaty BM, O’Connor GT, North KE, Mirel DB, Meibohm B, Launer LJ, Khaw KT, Hartikainen AL, Hammond CJ, Gläser S, Marchini J, Kraft P, Wareham NJ, Völzke H, Stricker BH, Spector TD, Probst-Hensch NM, Jarvis D, Jarvelin MR, Heckbert SR, Gudnason V, Boezen HM, Barr RG, Cassano PA, Strachan DP, Fornage M, Hall IP, Dupuis J, Tobin MD, London SJ. Genome-Wide Joint Meta-Analysis of SNP and SNP-by-Smoking Interaction Identifies Novel Loci for Pulmonary Function. PLoS Genet. 2012 Dec;8(12):e1003098. PMCID:PMC3527213 pdf

Huang J, Sabater-Lleal M, Asselbergs FW, Tregouet D, Shin SY, Ding J, Baumert J, Oudot-Mellakh T, Folkersen L, Johnson AD, Smith NL, Williams SM, Ikram MA, Kleber ME, Becker DM, Truong V, Mychaleckyj JC, Tang W, Yang Q, Sennblad B, Moore JH, Williams FM, Dehghan A, Silbernagel G, Schrijvers EM, Smith S, Karakas M, Tofler GH, Silveira A, Navis GJ, Lohman K, Chen MH, Peters A, Goel A, Hopewell JC, Chambers JC, Saleheen D, Lundmark P, Psaty BM, Strawbridge RJ, Boehm BO, Carter AM, Meisinger C, Peden JF, Bis JC, McKnight B, Ohrvik J, Taylor K, Franzosi MG, Seedorf U, Collins R, Franco-Cereceda A, Syvänen AC, Goodall AH, Yanek LR, Cushman M, Müller-Nurasyid M, Folsom AR, Basu S, Matijevic N, van Gilst WH, Kooner JS, Hofman A, Danesh J, Clarke R, Meigs JB, Consortium D, Kathiresan S, Reilly MP, Consortium C, Klopp N, Harris TB, Winkelmann BR, Grant PJ, Hillege HL, Watkins H, Consortium CF, Spector TD, Becker LC, Tracy RP, März W, Uitterlinden AG, Eriksson P, Cambien F, Consortium C, Morange PE, Koenig W, Soranzo N, van der Harst P, Liu Y, O’Donnell CJ, Hamsten A. Genome-wide association study for circulating levels of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) provides novel insights into the regulation of PAI-1. Blood 2012 Dec 6;120(24):4873-81. PMCID:PMC3520624 [Available on 2013/12/6] pdf

Hur YM, Burri A, Spector TD. The Genetic and Environmental Structure of the Covariation Among the Symptoms of Insomnia, Fatigue, and Depression in Adult Females. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2012 Dec;15(6):720-6. pdf

Hur YM, Macgregor AJ, Cherkas L, Williams FM, Spector TD. Age differences in genetic and environmental variations in stress-coping during adulthood: a study of female twins. Behav Genet. 2012 Jul;42(4):541-8. pdf

Kerkhof HJ, Evangelou E, Meulenbelt I, van Meurs JB, Zeggini E, Valdes AM. Reply to “Human genetic studies on osteoarthritis from clinicians’ viewpoints” Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2012 Mar;20(3):250-1. pdf

Leyland KM, Hart D, Javaid MK, Judge A, Kiran A, Soni A, Goulston LM, Cooper C, Spector TD, Arden NK. The natural history of radiographic knee osteoarthritis: A fourteen year population-based cohort study. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Jul;64(7):2243-51pdf

Li R, Brockschmidt FF, Kiefer AK, Stefansson H, Nyholt DR, Song K, Vermeulen SH, Kanoni S, Glass D, Medland SE, Dimitriou M, Waterworth D, Tung JY, Geller F, Heilmann S, Hillmer AM, Bataille V, Eigelshoven S, Hanneken S, Moebus S, Herold C, den Heijer M, Montgomery GW, Deloukas P, Eriksson N, Heath AC, Becker T, Sulem P, Mangino M, Vollenweider P, Spector TD, Dedoussis G, Martin NG, Kiemeney LA, Mooser V, Stefansson K, Hinds DA, Nöthen MM, Richards JB. Six novel susceptibility Loci for early-onset androgenetic alopecia and their unexpected association with common diseases. PLoS Genet. 2012 May;8(5)  PMCID: PMC3364959 pdf

Liu CT, Estrada K, Yerges-Armstrong LM, Amin N, Evangelou E, Li G, Minster RL, Carless MA, Kammerer CM, Oei L, Zhou Y, Alonso N, Dailiana Z, Eriksson J, García-Giralt N, Giroux S, Husted LB, Khusainova RI, Koromila T, Kung AW, Lewis JR, Masi L, Mencej-Bedrac S, Nogues X, Patel MS, Prezelj J, Richards JB, Sham PC, Spector T, Vandenput L, Xiao SM, Zheng HF, Zhu K, Balcells S, Brandi ML, Frost M, Goltzman D, González-Macías J, Karlsson M, Khusnutdinova EK, Kollia P, Langdahl BL, Ljunggren O, Lorentzon M, Marc J, Mellström D, Ohlsson C, Olmos JM, Ralston SH, Riancho JA, Rousseau F, Urreizti R, Van Hul W, Zarrabeitia MT, Castano-Betancourt M, Demissie S, Grundberg E, Herrera L, Kwan T, Medina-Gómez C, Pastinen T, Sigurdsson G, Thorleifsson G, Vanmeurs JB, Blangero J, Hofman A, Liu Y, Mitchell BD, O’Connell JR, Oostra BA, Rotter JI, Stefansson K, Streeten EA, Styrkarsdottir U, Thorsteinsdottir U, Tylavsky FA, Uitterlinden A, Cauley JA, Harris TB, Ioannidis JP, Psaty BM, Robbins JA, Zillikens MC, Vanduijn CM, Prince RL, Karasik D, Rivadeneira F, Kiel DP, Cupples LA, Hsu YH. Assessment of gene-by-sex interaction effect on bone mineral density. J Bone Miner Res. 2012 Oct;27(10):2051-64. PMCID: PMC3447125 [Available on 2013/10/1] pdf

Liu F, van der Lijn F, Schurmann C, Zhu G, Chakravarty MM, Hysi PG, Wollstein A, Lao O, de Bruijne M, Ikram MA, van der Lugt A, Rivadeneira F, Uitterlinden AG, Hofman A, Niessen WJ, Homuth G, de Zubicaray G, McMahon KL, Thompson PM, Daboul A, Puls R, Hegenscheid K, Bevan L, Pausova Z, Medland SE, Montgomery GW, Wright MJ, Wicking C, Boehringer S, Spector TD, Paus T, Martin NG, Biffar R, Kayser M. A genome-wide association study identifies five Loci influencing facial morphology in europeans. PLoS Genet. 2012 Sep;8(9):e1002932. Epub 2012 Sep 13. PMCID:PMC3441666 pdf

Livshits G, Malkin I, Moayyeri A, Spector TD, Hammond CJ. Association of FTO gene variants with body composition in UK twins. Ann Hum Gen2012 Sep;76(5):333-41. PMCID:PMC3532623 pdf

Livshits G, Malkin I, Williams FM, Hart DJ, Hakim A, Spector TD. Longitudinal study of variation in body mass index in middle-aged UK females. Age (Dordr). 2012 Oct;34(5):1285-94. PMCID:PMC3448995 [Available on 2013/10/1] pdf

Malfait AM, Seymour AB, Gao F, Tortorella MD, Le Graverand-Gastineau MP, Wood LS, Doherty M, Doherty S, Zhang W, Arden NK, Vaughn FL, Leaverton PE, Spector TD, Hart DJ, Maciewicz RA, Muir KR, Das R, Sorge RE, Sotocinal SG, Schorscher-Petcu A, Valdes AM, Mogil JS. A role for PACE4 in osteoarthritis pain: evidence from human genetic association and null mutant phenotype. Ann Rheum Dis. 2012 Jun;71(6):1042-8. PMCID: PMC3603144pdf

Mangino M, Hwang SJ, Spector TD, Hunt SC, Kimura M, Fitzpatrick AL, Christiansen L, Petersen I, Elbers CC, Harris T, Chen W, Srinivasan SR, Kark JD, Benetos A, El Shamieh S, Visvikis-Siest S, Christensen K, Berenson GS, Valdes AM, Viñuela A, Garcia M, Arnett DK, Broeckel U, Province MA, Pankow JS, Kammerer C, Liu Y, Nalls M, Tishkoff S, Thomas F, Ziv E, Psaty BM, Bis JC, Rotter JI, Taylor KD, Smith E, Schork NJ, Levy D, Aviv A. Genome-wide meta-analysis points to CTC1 and ZNF676 as genes regulating telomere homeostasis in humans. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Dec 15;21(24):5385-94 PMCID: PMC3510758 pdf

Manning AK, Hivert MF, Scott RA, Grimsby JL, Bouatia-Naji N, Chen H, Rybin D, Liu CT, Bielak LF, Prokopenko I, Amin N, Barnes D, Cadby G, Hottenga JJ, Ingelsson E, Jackson AU, Johnson T, Kanoni S, Ladenvall C, Lagou V, Lahti J, Lecoeur C, Liu Y, Martinez-Larrad MT, Montasser ME, Navarro P, Perry JR, Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Salo P, Sattar N, Shungin D, Strawbridge RJ, Tanaka T, van Duijn CM, An P, de Andrade M, Andrews JS, Aspelund T, Atalay M, Aulchenko Y, Balkau B, Bandinelli S, Beckmann JS, Beilby JP, Bellis C, Bergman RN, Blangero J, Boban M, Boehnke M, Boerwinkle E, Bonnycastle LL, Boomsma DI, Borecki IB, Böttcher Y, Bouchard C, Brunner E, Budimir D, Campbell H, Carlson O, Chines PS, Clarke R, Collins FS, Corbatón-Anchuelo A, Couper D, de Faire U, Dedoussis GV, Deloukas P, Dimitriou M, Egan JM, Eiriksdottir G, Erdos MR, Eriksson JG, Eury E, Ferrucci L, Ford I, Forouhi NG, Fox CS, Franzosi MG, Franks PW, Frayling TM, Froguel P, Galan P, de Geus E, Gigante B, Glazer NL, Goel A, Groop L, Gudnason V, Hallmans G, Hamsten A, Hansson O, Harris TB, Hayward C, Heath S, Hercberg S, Hicks AA, Hingorani A, Hofman A, Hui J, Hung J, Jarvelin MR, Jhun MA, Johnson PC, Jukema JW, Jula A, Kao WH, Kaprio J, Kardia SL, Keinanen-Kiukaanniemi S, Kivimaki M, Kolcic I, Kovacs P, Kumari M, Kuusisto J, Kyvik KO, Laakso M, Lakka T, Lannfelt L, Lathrop GM, Launer LJ, Leander K, Li G, Lind L, Lindstrom J, Lobbens S, Loos RJ, Luan J, Lyssenko V, Mägi R, Magnusson PK, Marmot M, Meneton P, Mohlke KL, Mooser V, Morken MA, Miljkovic I, Narisu N, O’Connell J, Ong KK, Oostra BA, Palmer LJ, Palotie A, Pankow JS, Peden JF, Pedersen NL, Pehlic M, Peltonen L, Penninx B, Pericic M, Perola M, Perusse L, Peyser PA, Polasek O, Pramstaller PP, Province MA, Räikkönen K, Rauramaa R, Rehnberg E, Rice K, Rotter JI, Rudan I, Ruokonen A, Saaristo T, Sabater-Lleal M, Salomaa V, Savage DB, Saxena R, Schwarz P, Seedorf U, Sennblad B, Serrano-Rios M, Shuldiner AR, Sijbrands EJ, Siscovick DS, Smit JH, Small KS, Smith NL, Smith AV, Stančáková A, Stirrups K, Stumvoll M, Sun YV, Swift AJ, Tönjes A, Tuomilehto J, Trompet S, Uitterlinden AG, Uusitupa M, Vikström M, Vitart V, Vohl MC, Voight BF, Vollenweider P, Waeber G, Waterworth DM, Watkins H, Wheeler E, Widen E, Wild SH, Willems SM, Willemsen G, Wilson JF, Witteman JC, Wright AF, Yaghootkar H, Zelenika D, Zemunik T, Zgaga L; DIAbetes Genetics Replication And Meta-analysis (DIAGRAM) Consortium; Multiple Tissue Human Expression Resource (MUTHER) Consortium, Wareham NJ, McCarthy MI, Barroso , Watanabe RM, Florez JC, Dupuis J, Meigs JB, Langenberg C. A genome-wide approach accounting for body mass index identifies genetic variants influencing fasting glycemic traits and insulin resistance. Nat Genet. 2012 May 13;44(6):659-69. PMCID: PMC3613127. pdf

Mather KJ, Christophi CA, Jablonski KA, Knowler WC, Goldberg RB, Kahn SE, Spector T, Dastani Z, Waterworth D, Richards JB, Funahashi T, Pi-Sunyer FX, Pollin TI, Florez JC, Franks PW; for the Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group. Common variants in genes encoding adiponectin (ADIPOQ) and its receptors (ADIPOR1/2), adiponectin concentrations, and diabetes incidence in the Diabetes Prevention Program. Diabet Med. 2012 Dec;29(12):1579-1588. PMCID:PMC3499646 [Available on 2013/12/1] pdf

Min JL, Nicholson G, Halgrimsdottir I, Almstrup K, Petri A, Barrett A, Travers M, Rayner NW, Mägi R, Pettersson FH, Broxholme J, Neville MJ, Wills QF, Cheeseman J; The GIANT Consortium; The MolPAGE Consortium, Allen M, Holmes CC, Spector TD, Fleckner J, McCarthy MI, Karpe F, Lindgren CM, Zondervan KT. Coexpression Network Analysis in Abdominal and Gluteal Adipose Tissue Reveals Regulatory Genetic Loci for Metabolic Syndrome and Related Phenotypes. PLoS Genet. 2012 Feb;8(2):e1002505. PMCID:PMC3285582 pdf

Moayyeri A, Hammond CJ, Hart DJ, Spector TD. Effects of age on genetic influence on bone loss over 17 years in women: the Healthy Ageing Twin Study (HATS). J Bone Miner Res. 2012 Oct;27(10):2170-8 pdf

Parts L, Hedman ÅK, Keildson S, Knights AJ, Abreu-Goodger C, van de Bunt M, Guerra-Assunção JA, Bartonicek N, van Dongen S, Mägi R, Nisbet J, Barrett A, Rantalainen M, Nica AC, Quail MA, Small KS, Glass D, Enright AJ, Winn J; MuTHER Consortium, Deloukas P, Dermitzakis ET, McCarthy MI, Spector TD, Durbin R, Lindgren CM. Extent, causes, and consequences of small RNA expression variation in human adipose tissue. PLoS Genet. 2012 May;8(5)  PMCID: PMC3349731 pdf

Quaye L, Nicolaou N, Shaned S, Mangino M. A Discovery Genome-Wide Association Study of Entrepreneurship. International Journal of Developmental Science 6 ( Dec 2012) 127–135. pdf

Quaye L, Nicolaou N, Shaned S, Harris J. A Study of Gene-Environment Interactions In Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship Research Journal, March 2012. DOI: 10.1515/2157-5665.1053pdf

Richards JB, Zheng HF, Spector TD. Genetics of osteoporosis from genome-wide association studies: advances and challenges. Nat Rev Genet 2012 Jul 18;13(8):576-88 pdf

Sas AA, Jamshidi Y, Zheng D, Wu T, Korf J, Alizadeh BZ, Spector TD, Snieder H. The age-dependency of genetic and environmental influences on serum cytokine levels: A twin study. Cytokine.   2012 Oct;60(1):108-13  pdf

Sanfilippo PG, Hammond CJ, Staffieri SE, Kearns LS, Melissa Liew SH, Barbour JM, Hewitt AW, Ge D, Snieder H, Mackinnon JR, Brown SA, Lorenz B, Spector TD, Martin NG, Wilmer JB, Mackey DA. Heritability of strabismus: genetic influence is specific to eso-deviation and independent of refractive error. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2012 Oct;15(5):624-30.  pdf

Scott RA, Lagou V, Welch RP, Wheeler E, Montasser ME, Luan J, Mägi R, Strawbridge RJ, Rehnberg E, Gustafsson S, Kanoni S, Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Yengo L, Lecoeur C, Shungin D, Sanna S, Sidore C, Johnson PC, Jukema JW, Johnson T, Mahajan A, Verweij N, Thorleifsson G, Hottenga JJ, Shah S, Smith AV, Sennblad B, Gieger C, Salo P, Perola M, Timpson NJ, Evans DM, Pourcain BS, Wu Y, Andrews JS, Hui J, Bielak LF, Zhao W, Horikoshi M, Navarro P, Isaacs A, O’Connell JR, Stirrups K, Vitart V, Hayward C, Esko T, Mihailov E, Fraser RM, Fall T, Voight BF, Raychaudhuri S, Chen H, Lindgren CM, Morris AP, Rayner NW, Robertson N, Rybin D, Liu CT, Beckmann JS, Willems SM, Chines PS, Jackson AU, Kang HM, Stringham HM, Song K, Tanaka T, Peden JF, Goel A, Hicks AA, An P, Müller-Nurasyid M, Franco-Cereceda A, Folkersen L, Marullo L, Jansen H, Oldehinkel AJ, Bruinenberg M, Pankow JS, North KE, Forouhi NG, Loos RJ, Edkins S, Varga TV, Hallmans G, Oksa H, Antonella M, Nagaraja R, Trompet S, Ford I, Bakker SJ, Kong A, Kumari M, Gigante B, Herder C, Munroe PB, Caulfield M, Antti J, Mangino M, Small K, Miljkovic I, Liu Y, Atalay M, Kiess W, James AL, Rivadeneira F, Uitterlinden AG, Palmer CN, Doney AS, Willemsen G, Smit JH, Campbell S, Polasek O, Bonnycastle LL, Hercberg S, Dimitriou M, Bolton JL, Fowkes GR, Kovacs P, Lindström J, Zemunik T, Bandinelli S, Wild SH, Basart HV, Rathmann W, Grallert H; DIAbetes Genetics Replication and Meta-analysis (DIAGRAM) Consortium, Maerz W, Kleber ME, Boehm BO, Peters A, Pramstaller PP, Province MA, Borecki IB, Hastie ND, Rudan I, Campbell H, Watkins H, Farrall M, Stumvoll M, Ferrucci L, Waterworth DM, Bergman RN, Collins FS, Tuomilehto J, Watanabe RM, de Geus EJ, Penninx BW, Hofman A, Oostra BA, Psaty BM, Vollenweider P, Wilson JF, Wright AF, Hovingh GK, Metspalu A, Uusitupa M, Magnusson PK, Kyvik KO, Kaprio J, Price JF, Dedoussis GV, Deloukas P, Meneton P, Lind L, Boehnke M, Shuldiner AR, van Duijn CM, Morris AD, Toenjes A, Peyser PA, Beilby JP, Körner A, Kuusisto J, Laakso M, Bornstein SR, Schwarz PE, Lakka TA, Rauramaa R, Adair LS, Smith GD, Spector TD, Illig T, de Faire U, Hamsten A, Gudnason V, Kivimaki M, Hingorani A, Keinanen-Kiukaanniemi SM, Saaristo TE, Boomsma DI, Stefansson K, van der Harst P, Dupuis J, Pedersen NL, Sattar N, Harris TB, Cucca F, Ripatti S, Salomaa V, Mohlke KL, Balkau B, Froguel P, Pouta A, Jarvelin MR, Wareham NJ, Bouatia-Naji N, McCarthy MI, Franks PW, Meigs JB, Teslovich TM, Florez JC, Langenberg C, Ingelsson E, Prokopenko I, Barroso I. Large-scale association analyses identify new loci influencing glycemic traits and provide insight into the underlying biological pathways. Nat Genet. 2012 Sep;44(9):991-1005. doi: 10.1038/ng.2385. Epub 2012 Aug 12. PMCID: PMC3433394 [Available on 2013/2/12] pdf

Soni A, Kiran A, Hart D, Leyland KM, Goulston L, Cooper C, Javaid MK, Spector TD, Arden NK. Prevalence of reported knee pain over twelve years in a community-based cohort. Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Apr;64(4):1145-52 pdf

Steves CJ, Spector TD, Jackson SH. Ageing, genes, environment and epigenetics: what twin studies tell us now, and in the future. Age Ageing. 2012 Sep;41(5):581-6.  pdf

Stolk L, Perry JR, Chasman DI, He C, Mangino M, Sulem P, Barbalic M, Broer L, Byrne EM, Ernst F, Esko T, Franceschini N, Gudbjartsson DF, Hottenga JJ, Kraft P, McArdle PF, Porcu E, Shin SY, Smith AV, van Wingerden S, Zhai G, Zhuang WV, Albrecht E, Alizadeh BZ, Aspelund T, Bandinelli S, Lauc LB, Beckmann JS, Boban M, Boerwinkle E, Broekmans FJ, Burri A, Campbell H, Chanock SJ, Chen C, Cornelis MC, Corre T, Coviello AD, d’Adamo P, Davies G, de Faire U, de Geus EJ, Deary IJ, Dedoussis GV, Deloukas P, Ebrahim S, Eiriksdottir G, Emilsson V, Eriksson JG, Fauser BC, Ferreli L, Ferrucci L, Fischer K, Folsom AR, Garcia ME, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Glazer N, Grobbee DE, Hall P, Haller T, Hankinson SE, Hass M, Hayward C, Heath AC, Hofman A, Ingelsson E, Janssens AC, Johnson AD, Karasik D, Kardia SL, Keyzer J, Kiel DP, Kolcic I, Kutalik Z, Lahti J, Lai S, Laisk T, Laven JS, Lawlor DA, Liu J, Lopez LM, Louwers YV, Magnusson PK, Marongiu M, Martin NG, Klaric IM, Masciullo C, McKnight B, Medland SE, Melzer D, Mooser V, Navarro P, Newman AB, Nyholt DR, Onland-Moret NC, Palotie A, Paré G, Parker AN, Pedersen NL, Peeters PH, Pistis G, Plump AS, Polasek O, Pop VJ, Psaty BM, Räikkönen K, Rehnberg E, Rotter JI, Rudan I, Sala C, Salumets A, Scuteri A, Singleton A, Smith JA, Snieder H, Soranzo N, Stacey SN, Starr JM, Stathopoulou MG, Stirrups K, Stolk RP, Styrkarsdottir U, Sun YV, Tenesa A, Thorand B, Toniolo D, Tryggvadottir L, Tsui K, Ulivi S, van Dam RM, van der Schouw YT, van Gils CH, van Nierop P, Vink JM, Visscher PM, Voorhuis M, Waeber G, Wallaschofski H, Wichmann HE, Widen E, Wijnands-van Gent CJ, Willemsen G, Wilson JF, Wolffenbuttel BH, Wright AF, Yerges-Armstrong LM, Zemunik T, Zgaga L, Zillikens MC, Zygmunt M, Study TL, Arnold AM, Boomsma DI, Buring JE, Crisponi L, Demerath EW, Gudnason V, Harris TB, Hu FB, Hunter DJ, Launer LJ, Metspalu A, Montgomery GW, Oostra BA, Ridker PM, Sanna S, Schlessinger D, Spector TD, Stefansson K, Streeten EA, Thorsteinsdottir U, Uda M, Uitterlinden AG, van Duijn CM, Völzke H, Murray A, Murabito JM, Visser JA, Lunetta KL. Meta-analyses identify 13 loci associated with age at menopause and highlight DNA repair and immune pathways. Nat Genet. 2012 Jan 22;44(3):260-8.   PMCID: PMC3288642 pdf

Surakka I, Whitfield JB, Perola M, Visscher PM, Montgomery GW, Falchi M, Willemsen G, de Geus EJ, Magnusson PK, Christensen K, Sørensen TI, Pietiläinen KH, Rantanen T, Silander K, Widén E, Muilu J, Rahman I, Liljedahl U, Syvänen AC, Palotie A, Kaprio J, Kyvik KO, Pedersen NL, Boomsma DI, Spector T, Martin NG, Ripatti S, Peltonen L. A Genome-Wide Association Study of Monozygotic Twin-Pairs Suggests a Locus Related to Variability of Serum High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2012 Dec;15(6):691-9. pdf

Tsai PC, Spector TD, Bell JT. Using epigenome-wide association scans of DNA methylation in age-related complex human traits. Epigenomics. 2012 Oct;4(5):511-26. pdf

Valdes AM, Doherty SA, Zhang W, Muir KR, Maciewicz RA, Doherty M. Inverse Relationship Between Preoperative Radiographic Severity and Postoperative Pain in Patients with Osteoarthritis who Have Undergone Total Joint Arthroplasty. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2012 Feb;41(4):568-75 pdf

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Verhoeven VJ, Hysi PG, Saw SM, Vitart V, Mirshahi A, Guggenheim JA, Cotch MF, Yamashiro K, Baird PN, Mackey DA, Wojciechowski R, Ikram MK, Hewitt AW, Duggal P, Janmahasatian S, Khor CC, Fan Q, Zhou X, Young TL, Tai ES, Goh LK, Li YJ, Aung T, Vithana E, Teo YY, Tay W, Sim X, Rudan I, Hayward C, Wright AF, Polasek O, Campbell H, Wilson JF, Fleck BW, Nakata I, Yoshimura N, Yamada R, Matsuda F, Ohno-Matsui K, Nag A, McMahon G, Pourcain BS, Lu Y, Rahi JS, Cumberland PM, Bhattacharya S, Simpson CL, Atwood LD, Li X, Raffel LJ, Murgia F, Portas L, Despriet DD, van Koolwijk LM, Wolfram C, Lackner KJ, Tönjes A, Mägi R, Lehtimäki T, Kähönen M, Esko T, Metspalu A, Rantanen T, Pärssinen O, Klein BE, Meitinger T, Spector TD, Oostra BA, Smith AV, de Jong PT, Hofman A, Amin N, Karssen LC, Rivadeneira F, Vingerling JR, Eiríksdóttir G, Gudnason V, Döring A, Bettecken T, Uitterlinden AG, Williams C, Zeller T, Castagné R, Oexle K, van Duijn CM, Iyengar SK, Mitchell P, Wang JJ, Höhn R, Pfeiffer N, Bailey-Wilson JE, Stambolian D, Wong TY, Hammond CJ, Klaver CC. Large scale international replication and meta-analysis study confirms association of the 15q14 locus with myopia. The CREAM consortium. Hum Genet. 2012 Sep;131(9):1467-80. PMCID: PMC3418496 pdf

Welch A, Macgregor A, Jennings A, Fairweather-Tait S, Spector T, Cassidy A. Habitual flavonoid intakes are positively associated with bone mineral density in women. J Bone Miner Res. 2012 Sep;27(9):1872-8. pdf

Williams FM, Scollen S, Cao D, Memari Y, Hyde CL, Zhang B, Sidders B, Ziemek D, Shi Y, Harris J, Harrow I, Dougherty B, Malarstig A, McEwen R, Stephens JC, Patel K, Menni C, Shin SY, Hodgkiss D, Surdulescu G, He W, Jin X, McMahon SB, Soranzo N, John S, Wang J, Spector TD. Genes contributing to pain sensitivity in the normal population: an exome sequencing study. PLoS Genet. 2012 Dec;8(12):e1003095. Epub 2012 Dec 20 PMCID: PMC3527205 pdf

Wolber LE, Steves CJ, Spector TD, Williams FM. Hearing ability with age in northern European women: a new web-based approach to genetic studies. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35500. Epub 2012 Apr 30. PMCID:PMC3340381 pdf

Yang J, Loos RJ, Powell JE, Medland SE, Speliotes EK, Chasman DI, Rose LM, Thorleifsson G, Steinthorsdottir V, Mägi R, Waite L, Vernon Smith A, Yerges-Armstrong LM, Monda KL, Hadley D, Mahajan A, Li G, Kapur K, Vitart V, Huffman JE, Wang SR, Palmer C, Esko T, Fischer K, Hua Zhao J, Demirkan A, Isaacs A, Feitosa MF, Luan J, Heard-Costa NL, White C, Jackson AU, Preuss M, Ziegler A, Eriksson J, Kutalik Z, Frau F, Nolte IM, Van Vliet-Ostaptchouk JV, Hottenga JJ, Jacobs KB, Verweij N, Goel A, Medina-Gomez C, Estrada K, Lynn Bragg-Gresham J, Sanna S, Sidore C, Tyrer J, Teumer A, Prokopenko I, Mangino M, Lindgren CM, Assimes TL, Shuldiner AR, Hui J, Beilby JP, McArdle WL, Hall P, Haritunians T, Zgaga L, Kolcic I, Polasek O, Zemunik T, Oostra BA, Juhani Junttila M, Grönberg H, Schreiber S, Peters A, Hicks AA, Stephens J, Foad NS, Laitinen J, Pouta A, Kaakinen M, Willemsen G, Vink JM, Wild SH, Navis G, Asselbergs FW, Homuth G, John U, Iribarren C, Harris T, Launer L, Gudnason V, O’Connell JR, Boerwinkle E, Cadby G, Palmer LJ, James AL, Musk AW, Ingelsson E, Psaty BM, Beckmann JS, Waeber G, Vollenweider P, Hayward C, Wright AF, Rudan I, Groop LC, Metspalu A, Tee Khaw K, van Duijn CM, Borecki IB, Province MA, Wareham NJ, Tardif JC, Huikuri HV, Adrienne Cupples L, Atwood LD, Fox CS, Boehnke M, Collins FS, Mohlke KL, Erdmann J, Schunkert H, Hengstenberg C, Stark K, Lorentzon M, Ohlsson C, Cusi D, Staessen JA, Van der Klauw MM, Pramstaller PP, Kathiresan S, Jolley JD, Ripatti S, Jarvelin MR, de Geus EJ, Boomsma DI, Penninx B, Wilson JF, Campbell H, Chanock SJ, van der Harst P, Hamsten A, Watkins H, Hofman A, Witteman JC, Carola Zillikens M, Uitterlinden AG, Rivadeneira F, Carola Zillikens M, Kiemeney LA, Vermeulen SH, Abecasis GR, Schlessinger D, Schipf S, Stumvoll M, Tönjes A, Spector TD, North KE, Lettre G, McCarthy MI, Berndt SI, Heath AC, Madden PA, Nyholt DR, Montgomery GW, Martin NG, McKnight B, Strachan DP, Hill WG, Snieder H, Ridker PM, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K, Frayling TM, Hirschhorn JN, Goddard ME, Visscher PM. FTO genotype is associated with phenotypic variability of body mass index.  Nature 2012 Oct 11;490(7419):267-72. PMCID: PMC3564953 pdf

Yu Z, Zhai G, Singmann P, He Y, Xu T, Prehn C, Römisch-Margl W, Lattka E, Gieger C, Soranzo N, Heinrich J, Standl M, Thiering E, Mittelstraß K, Wichmann HE, Peters A, Suhre K, Li Y, Adamski J, Spector TD, Illig T, Wang-Sattler R. Human serum metabolic profiles are age dependent. Aging Cell.2012 Dec;11(6):960-967. PMCID: PMC3533791 

Zheng HF, Tobias JH, Duncan E, Evans DM, Eriksson J, Paternoster L, Yerges-Armstrong LM, Lehtimäki T, Bergström U, Kähönen M, Leo PJ, Raitakari O, Laaksonen M, Nicholson GC, Viikari J, Ladouceur M, Lyytikäinen LP, Medina-Gomez C, Rivadeneira F, Prince RL, Sievanen H, Leslie WD, Mellström D, Eisman JA, Movérare-Skrtic S, Goltzman D, Hanley DA, Jones G, St Pourcain B, Xiao Y, Timpson NJ, Smith GD, Reid IR, Ring SM, Sambrook PN, Karlsson M, Dennison EM, Kemp JP, Danoy P, Sayers A, Wilson SG, Nethander M, McCloskey E, Vandenput L, Eastell R, Liu J, Spector T, Mitchell BD, Streeten EA, Brommage R, Pettersson-Kymmer U, Brown MA, Ohlsson C, Richards JB, Lorentzon M. WNT16 Influences Bone Mineral Density, Cortical Bone Thickness, Bone Strength, and Osteoporotic Fracture Risk. PLoS Genet. 2012 Jul;8(7):e1002745. PMCID: PMC3390364 

Zietsch BP, Verweij KJ, Burri AV. Heritability of preferences for multiple cues of mate quality in humas. Evolution. 2012 Jun;66(6):1762-72.