2018

Baneke AJ, Williams KM, Mahroo OA, Mohamed M, Hammond CJ. A twin study of cilioretinal arteries, tilted discs and situs inversus. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2018 Feb;256(2):333-340. Epub 2017 Dec 14. PMCID: PMC5790863.

Beaumont RN, Warrington NM, Cavadino A, Tyrrell J, Nodzenski M, Horikoshi M, Geller F, Myhre R, Richmond RC, Paternoster L, Bradfield JP, Kreiner-Møller E, Huikari V, Metrustry S, Lunetta KL, Painter JN, Hottenga JJ, Allard C, Barton SJ, Espinosa A, Marsh JA, Potter C, Zhang G, Ang W, Berry DJ, Bouchard L, Das S; Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium, Hakonarson H, Heikkinen J, Helgeland Ø, Hocher B, Hofman A, Inskip HM, Jones SE, Kogevinas M, Lind PA, Marullo L, Medland SE, Murray A, Murray JC, Njølstad PR, Nohr EA, Reichetzeder C, Ring SM, Ruth KS, Santa-Marina L, Scholtens DM, Sebert S, Sengpiel V, Tuke MA, Vaudel M, Weedon MN, Willemsen G, Wood AR, Yaghootkar H, Muglia LJ, Bartels M, Relton CL, Pennell CE, Chatzi L, Estivill X, Holloway JW, Boomsma DI, Montgomery GW, Murabito JM, Spector TD, Power C, Järvelin MR, Bisgaard H, Grant SF, Sørensen TI, Jaddoe VW, Jacobsson B, Melbye M, McCarthy MI, Hattersley AT, Hayes MG, Frayling TM, Hivert MF, Felix JF, Hyppönen E, Lowe WL Jr, Evans DM, Lawlor DA, Feenstra B, Freathy RM. Genome-wide association study of offspring birth weight in 86,577 women identifies five novel loci and highlights maternal genetic effects that are independent of fetal genetics. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Feb 15;27(4):742-756. PMID: 29309628. 

Bell CG, Gao F, Yuan W, Roos L, Acton RJ, Xia Y, Bell J, Ward K, Mangino M, Hysi PG, Wang J, Spector TD. Obligatory and facilitative allelic variation in the DNA methylome within common disease-associated loci. Nat Commun. 2018 Jan 2;9(1):8. PMID: 29295990. 

Burri A, Ogata S, Rice D, Williams F. Pain catastrophizing, neuroticism, fear of pain, and anxiety: Defining the genetic and environmental factors in a sample of female twins. PLoS One. 2018 Mar 22;13(3):e0194562. eCollection 2018. PMCID: PMC5864012.

Cecelja M, Jiang B, Keehn L, Hussain T, Silva Vieira M, Phinikaridou A, Greil G, Spector TD, Chowienczyk P. Arterial stiffening is a heritable trait associated with arterial dilation but not wall thickening: a longitudinal study in the twins UK cohort. Eur Heart J. 2018 Mar 26. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29590330.

Cohen IV, Cirulli ET, Mitchell MW, Jonsson TJ, Yu J, Shah N, Spector TD, Guo L, Venter JC, Telenti A. Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) Use Modifies the Sulfation of Sex Hormones. EBioMedicine. 2018 Feb 1. pii: S2352-3964(18)30037-9. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29398597.

Crouch DJM, Winney B, Koppen WP, Christmas WJ, Hutnik K, Day T, Meena D, Boumertit A, Hysi P, Nessa A, Spector TD, Kittler J, Bodmer WF. Genetics of the human face: Identification of large-effect single gene variants. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 Jan 23;115(4):E676-E685. Epub 2018 Jan 4. PMID: 29301965. 

Freidin MB, Wells HRR, Potter T, Livshits G, Menni C, Williams FMK. Metabolomic markers of fatigue: Association between circulating metabolome and fatigue in women with chronic widespread pain. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2018 Feb;1864(2):601-606.  Epub 2017 Dec 2. PMID: 29197660.

Jackson MA, Bonder MJ, Kuncheva Z, Zierer J, Fu J, Kurilshikov A, Wijmenga C, Zhernakova A, Bell JT, Spector TD, Steves CJ. Detection of stable community structures within gut microbiota co-occurrence networks from different human populations. PeerJ. 2018 Feb 7;6:e4303. eCollection 2018. PMCID: PMC5807925.

Jarrar ZA, Ward KJ, Mangino M, Cherkas LF, Gill R, Gillham-Nasenya I, Yarand D, Hart D, Hammond CJ, Spector TD. Definitive Zygosity Scores in the Peas in the Pod Questionnaire is a Sensitive and Accurate Assessment of the Zygosity of Adult Twins. Twin Res Hum Genet. 2018 Apr;21(2):146-154. PMID: 29582724.

de Jong MA, Hysi P, Spector T, Niessen W, Koudstaal MJ, Wolvius EB, Kayser M, Böhringer S. Ensemble landmarking of 3D facial surface scansSci Rep. 2018 Jan 8;8(1):12. PMCID: PMC5758814.

Kalson NS, Brock TM, Mangino M, Fabiane SM, Mann DA, Borthwick LA, Deehan DJ, Williams FMK. Reduced telomere length is associated with fibrotic joint disease suggesting that impaired telomere repair contributes to joint fibrosisPLoS One. 2018 Jan 2;13(1):e0190120. eCollection 2018. PMID: 29293561.

Liu F, Chen Y, Zhu G, Hysi PG, Wu S, Adhikari K, Breslin K, Pospiech E, Hamer MA, Peng F, Muralidharan C, Acuna-Alonzo V, Canizales-Quinteros S, Bedoya G, Gallo C, Poletti G, Rothhammer F, Bortolini MC, Gonzalez-Jose R, Zeng C, Xu S, Jin L, Uitterlinden AG, Ikram MA, van Duijn CM, Nijsten T, Walsh S, Branicki W, Wang S, Ruiz-Linares A, Spector TD, Martin NG, Medland SE, Kayser M.
Hum Mol Genet.  Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies 8 novel loci involved in shape variation of human head hair. 2018 Feb 1;27(3):559-575. PMID: 29220522. 

Lu AT, Xue L, Salfati EL, Chen BH, Ferrucci L, Levy D, Joehanes R, Murabito JM, Kiel DP, Tsai PC, Yet I, Bell JT, Mangino M, Tanaka T, McRae AF, Marioni RE, Visscher PM, Wray NR, Deary IJ, Levine ME, Quach A, Assimes T, Tsao PS, Absher D, Stewart JD, Li Y, Reiner AP, Hou L, Baccarelli AA, Whitsel EA, Aviv A, Cardona A, Day FR, Wareham NJ, Perry JRB, Ong KK, Raj K, Lunetta KL, Horvath S. GWAS of epigenetic aging rates in blood reveals a critical role for TERT. Nat Commun. 2018 Jan 26;9(1):387. PMID:29374233. 

Livshits G, Ni Lochlainn M, Malkin I, Bowyer R, Verdi S, Steves CJ, Williams, FMK. Shared genetic influence on frailty and chronic widespread pain: a study from TwinsUK. Age and Ageing. 2018 Jan 1;47(1):119-125. Epub 2017 Jul 7. PMID: 28985290. 

Marioni RE, McRae AF, Bressler J, Colicino E, Hannon E, Li S, Prada D, Smith JA, Trevisi L, Tsai PC, Vojinovic D, Simino J, Levy D, Liu C, Mendelson M, Satizabal CL, Yang Q, Jhun MA, Kardia SLR, Zhao W, Bandinelli S, Ferrucci L, Hernandez DG, Singleton AB, Harris SE, Starr JM, Kiel DP, McLean RR, Just AC, Schwartz J, Spiro A 3rd, Vokonas P, Amin N, Ikram MA, Uitterlinden AG, van Meurs JBJ, Spector TD, Steves C, Baccarelli AA, Bell JT, van Duijn CM, Fornage M, Hsu YH, Mill J, Mosley TH, Seshadri S, Deary IJ. Meta-analysis of epigenome-wide association studies of cognitive abilities. Mol Psychiatry. 2018 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29311653.

Matey Hernandez M, Mk Williams FM, Potter T, Valdes AM, Spector T, Menni C. Genetic and microbiome influence on lipid metabolism and dyslipidemia. Physiol Genomics. 2018 Feb 1;50(2):117-126. Epub 2017 Dec 20. PMID: 29341867.

Medina-Gomez C, Kemp JP, Trajanoska K, Luan J, Chesi A, Ahluwalia TS, Mook-Kanamori DO, Ham A, Hartwig FP, Evans DS, Joro R, Nedeljkovic I, Zheng HF, Zhu K, Atalay M, Liu CT, Nethander M, Broer L, Porleifsson G, Mullin BH, Handelman SK, Nalls MA, Jessen LE, Heppe DHM, Richards JB, Wang C, Chawes B, Schraut KE, Amin N, Wareham N, Karasik D, Van der Velde N, Ikram MA, Zemel BS, Zhou Y, Carlsson CJ, Liu Y, McGuigan FE, Boer CG, Bønnelykke K, Ralston SH, Robbins JA, Walsh JP, Zillikens MC, Langenberg C, Li-Gao R, Williams FMK, Harris TB, Akesson K, Jackson RD, Sigurdsson G, den Heijer M, van der Eerden BCJ, van de Peppel J, Spector TD, Pennell C, Horta BL, Felix JF, Zhao JH, Wilson SG, de Mutsert R, Bisgaard H, Styrkársdóttir U, Jaddoe VW, Orwoll E, Lakka TA, Scott R, Grant SFA, Lorentzon M, van Duijn CM, Wilson JF, Stefansson K, Psaty BM, Kiel DP, Ohlsson C, Ntzani E, van Wijnen AJ, Forgetta V, Ghanbari M, Logan JG, Williams GR, Bassett JHD, Croucher PI, Evangelou E, Uitterlinden AG, Ackert-Bicknell CL, Tobias JH, Evans DM, Rivadeneira F. Life-Course Genome-wide Association Study Meta-analysis of Total Body BMD and Assessment of Age-Specific Effects. Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Jan 4;102(1):88-102. PMCID: PMC5777980.

Menni C, Gudelj I, MacDonald-Dunlop E, Mangino M, Zierer J, Bešić E, Joshi P, Trbojević-Akmačić I, Chowienczyk PJ, Spector TD, Wilson JF, Lauc G, Valdes AM. Glycosylation Profile of Immunoglobulin G Is Cross-Sectionally Associated with Cardiovascular Disease Risk Score and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Two Independent Cohorts. Circ Res. 2018 Mar 13. pii: CIRCRESAHA.117.312174. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID:29535164.

Metrustry SJ, Karhunen V, Edwards MH, Menni C, Geisendorfer T, Huber A, Reichel C, Dennison EM, Cooper C, Spector T, Jarvelin MR, Valdes AM. Metabolomic signatures of low birthweight: Pathways to insulin resistance and oxidative stress. PLoS One. 2018 Mar 22;13(3):e0194316. eCollection 2018.PMCID: PMC5863971.

Shah RL, Li Q, Zhao W, Tedja MS, Tideman JWL, Khawaja AP, Fan Q, Yazar S, Williams KM, Verhoeven VJM, Xie J, Wang YX, Hess M, Nickels S, Lackner KJ, Pärssinen O, Wedenoja J, Biino G, Concas MP, Uitterlinden A, Rivadeneira F, Jaddoe VWV, Hysi PG, Sim X, Tan N, Tham YC, Sensaki S, Hofman A, Vingerling JR, Jonas JB, Mitchell P, Hammond CJ, Höhn R, Baird PN, Wong TY, Cheng CY, Teo YY, Mackey DA, Williams C, Saw SM, Klaver CCW, Guggenheim JA, Bailey-Wilson JE; CREAM Consortium. A genome-wide association study of corneal astigmatism: The CREAM Consortium. Mol Vis. 2018 Feb 5;24:127-142. eCollection 2018. PMCID: PMC5800430.

Turcot V, Lu Y, Highland HM, Schurmann C, Justice AE, Fine RS, Bradfield JP, Esko T, Giri A, Graff M, Guo X, Hendricks AE, Karaderi T, Lempradl A, Locke AE, Mahajan A, Marouli E, Sivapalaratnam S, Young KL, Alfred T, Feitosa MF, Masca NGD, Manning AK, Medina-Gomez C, Mudgal P, Ng MCY, Reiner AP, Vedantam S, Willems SM, Winkler TW, Abecasis G, Aben KK, Alam DS, Alharthi SE, Allison M, Amouyel P, Asselbergs FW, Auer PL, Balkau B, Bang LE, Barroso I, Bastarache L, Benn M, Bergmann S, Bielak LF, Blüher M, Boehnke M, Boeing H, Boerwinkle E, Böger CA, Bork-Jensen J, Bots ML, Bottinger EP, Bowden DW, Brandslund I, Breen G, Brilliant MH, Broer L, Brumat M, Burt AA, Butterworth AS, Campbell PT, Cappellani S, Carey DJ, Catamo E, Caulfield MJ, Chambers JC, Chasman DI, Chen YI, Chowdhury R, Christensen C, Chu AY, Cocca M, Collins FS, Cook JP, Corley J, Corominas Galbany J, Cox AJ, Crosslin DS, Cuellar-Partida G, D’Eustacchio A, Danesh J, Davies G, Bakker PIW, Groot MCH, Mutsert R, Deary IJ, Dedoussis G, Demerath EW, Heijer M, Hollander AI, Ruijter HM, Dennis JG, Denny JC, Angelantonio E, Drenos F, Du M, Dubé MP, Dunning AM, Easton DF, Edwards TL, Ellinghaus D, Ellinor PT, Elliott P, Evangelou E, Farmaki AE, Farooqi IS, Faul JD, Fauser S, Feng S, Ferrannini E, Ferrieres J, Florez JC, Ford I, Fornage M, Franco OH, Franke A, Franks PW, Friedrich N, Frikke-Schmidt R, Galesloot TE, Gan W, Gandin I, Gasparini P, Gibson J, Giedraitis V, Gjesing AP, Gordon-Larsen P, Gorski M, Grabe HJ, Grant SFA, Grarup N, Griffiths HL, Grove ML, Gudnason V, Gustafsson S, Haessler J, Hakonarson H, Hammerschlag AR, Hansen T, Harris KM, Harris TB, Hattersley AT, Have CT, Hayward C, He L, Heard-Costa NL, Heath AC, Heid IM, Helgeland Ø, Hernesniemi J, Hewitt AW, Holmen OL, Hovingh GK, Howson JMM, Hu Y, Huang PL, Huffman JE, Ikram MA, Ingelsson E, Jackson AU, Jansson JH, Jarvik GP, Jensen GB, Jia Y, Johansson S, Jørgensen ME, Jørgensen T, Jukema JW, Kahali B, Kahn RS, Kähönen M, Kamstrup PR, Kanoni S, Kaprio J, Karaleftheri M, Kardia SLR, Karpe F, Kathiresan S, Kee F, Kiemeney LA, Kim E, Kitajima H, Komulainen P, Kooner JS, Kooperberg C, Korhonen T, Kovacs P, Kuivaniemi H, Kutalik Z, Kuulasmaa K, Kuusisto J, Laakso M, Lakka TA, Lamparter D, Lange EM, Lange LA, Langenberg C, Larson EB, Lee NR, Lehtimäki T, Lewis CE, Li H, Li J, Li-Gao R, Lin H, Lin KH, Lin LA, Lin X, Lind L, Lindström J, Linneberg A, Liu CT, Liu DJ, Liu Y, Lo KS, Lophatananon A, Lotery AJ, Loukola A, Luan J, Lubitz SA, Lyytikäinen LP, Männistö S, Marenne G, Mazul AL, McCarthy MI, McKean-Cowdin R, Medland SE, Meidtner K, Milani L, Mistry V, Mitchell P, Mohlke KL, Moilanen L, Moitry M, Montgomery GW, Mook-Kanamori DO, Moore C, Mori TA, Morris AD, Morris AP, Müller-Nurasyid M, Munroe PB, Nalls MA, Narisu N, Nelson CP, Neville M, Nielsen SF, Nikus K, Njølstad PR, Nordestgaard BG, Nyholt DR, O’Connel JR, O’Donoghue ML, Olde Loohuis LM, Ophoff RA, Owen KR, Packard CJ, Padmanabhan S, Palmer CNA, Palmer ND, Pasterkamp G, Patel AP, Pattie A, Pedersen O, Peissig PL, Peloso GM, Pennell CE, Perola M, Perry JA, Perry JRB, Pers TH, Person TN, Peters A, Petersen ERB, Peyser PA, Pirie A, Polasek O, Polderman TJ, Puolijoki H, Raitakari OT, Rasheed A, Rauramaa R, Reilly DF, Renström F, Rheinberger M, Ridker PM, Rioux JD, Rivas MA, Roberts DJ, Robertson NR, Robino A, Rolandsson O, Rudan I, Ruth KS, Saleheen D, Salomaa V, Samani NJ, Sapkota Y, Sattar N, Schoen RE, Schreiner PJ, Schulze MB, Scott RA, Segura-Lepe MP, Shah SH, Sheu WH, Sim X, Slater AJ, Small KS, Smith AV, Southam L, Spector TD, Speliotes EK, Starr JM, Stefansson K, Steinthorsdottir V, Stirrups KE, Strauch K, Stringham HM, Stumvoll M, Sun L, Surendran P, Swift AJ, Tada H, Tansey KE, Tardif JC, Taylor KD, Teumer A, Thompson DJ, Thorleifsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Thuesen BH, Tönjes A, Tromp G, Trompet S, Tsafantakis E, Tuomilehto J, Tybjaerg-Hansen A, Tyrer JP, Uher R, Uitterlinden AG, Uusitupa M, Laan SW, Duijn CM, Leeuwen N, van Setten J, Vanhala M, Varbo A, Varga TV, Varma R, Velez Edwards DR, Vermeulen SH, Veronesi G, Vestergaard H, Vitart V, Vogt TF, Völker U, Vuckovic D, Wagenknecht LE, Walker M, Wallentin L, Wang F, Wang CA, Wang S, Wang Y, Ware EB, Wareham NJ, Warren HR, Waterworth DM, Wessel J, White HD, Willer CJ, Wilson JG, Witte DR, Wood AR, Wu Y, Yaghootkar H, Yao J, Yao P, Yerges-Armstrong LM, Young R, Zeggini E, Zhan X, Zhang W, Zhao JH, Zhao W, Zhou W, Zondervan KT; CHD Exome+ Consortium; EPIC-CVD Consortium; ExomeBP Consortium; Global Lipids Genetic Consortium; GoT2D Genes Consortium; EPIC InterAct Consortium; INTERVAL Study; ReproGen Consortium; T2D-Genes Consortium; MAGIC Investigators; Understanding Society Scientific Group, Rotter JI, Pospisilik JA, Rivadeneira F, Borecki IB, Deloukas P, Frayling TM, Lettre G, North KE, Lindgren CM, Hirschhorn JN, Loos RJF. Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity. Nat Genet. 2018 Jan;50(1):26-41. Epub 2017 Dec 22. PMID: 29273807. 

Vehof J, Sillevis Smitt-Kamminga N, Nibourg SA, Hammond CJ.Sex differences in clinical characteristics of dry eye disease. Ocul Surf. 2018 Jan 6. pii: S1542-0124(17)30277-X. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29317327. 

Viñuela A, Brown AA, Buil A, Tsai PC, Davies MN, Bell JT, Dermitzakis ET, Spector TD, Small KS. Age-dependent changes in mean and variance of gene expression across tissues in a twin cohort. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Feb 15;27(4):732-741. PMID: 29228364. 

Warrington NM, Shevroja E, Hemani G, Hysi PG, Jiang Y, Auton A, Boer CG, Mangino M, Wang CA, Kemp JP, McMahon G, Medina-Gomez C, Hickey M, Trajanoska K, Wolke D, Ikram AM; 23 and Me Research Team, Montgomery GW, Felix JF, Wright MJ, Mackey DA, Jaddoe VW, Martin NG, Tung JY, Davey Smith G, Pennell CE, Spector TD, van Meurs J, Rivadeneira F, Medland SE, Evans DM. Genome-wide association study identifies nine novel loci for 2D:4D finger ratio, a putative retrospective biomarker of testosterone exposure in utero. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Apr 12. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29659830.

Zaghlool SB, Mook-Kanamori DO, Kader S, Stephan N, Halama A, Engelke R, Sarwath H, Al-Dous EK, Mohamoud YA, Roemisch-Margl W, Adamski J, Kastenmüller G, Friedrich N, Visconti A, Tsai PC, Spector T, Bell J, Falchi M, Wahl A, Waldenberger M, Peters A, Gieger C, Pezer M, Lauc G, Graumann J, Malek JA, Suhre K. Deep molecular phenotypes link complex disorders and physiological insult to CpG methylation. Hum Mol Genet. 2018 Jan 8. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 29325019.

Zehra U, Bow C, Lotz JC, Williams FMK, Rajasekaran S, Karppinen J, Luk KDK, C Battiê M, Samartzis D. Structural vertebral endplate nomenclature and etiology: a study by the ISSLS Spinal Phenotype Focus Group. Eur Spine J. 2018 Jan;27(1):2-12. Epub 2017 Sep 12. PMID: 28900744.