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  • Eiríksson, Finnur Freyr; Helgadottir, Anna; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Alexandersson, Kristjan F.; Tragante, Vinicius; Þorsteinsdóttir, Margrét; Grétarsdóttir, Solveig; Björnsson, Eyþór; Magnússon, Ólafur; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Jónsdóttir, Ingileif; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Ferkingstad, Egil; Jensson, Brynjar Ö; Stefansson, Hreinn; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Christensen, Alex H; Torp-Pedersen, Christian; Køber, Lars; Pedersen, Ole B; Erikstrup, Christian; Sorensen, Erik; Brunak, Søren; Banasik, Karina; Hansen, Thomas Folkmann; Nyegaard, Mette; Eyjolfssson, Gudmundur I; Sigurdardottir, Olof; Thorarinsson, Bjorn L; Matthiasson, Stefan E.; Steingrimsdottir, Thora; Bjornsson, Einar S; Danielsen, Ragnar; Asselbergs, Folkert W; Arnar, Davíð Ottó; Ullum, Henrik; Bundgaard, Henning; sulem, patrick; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Holm, Hilma; Gudbjartsson, Daniel F; Stefansson, Kari (2020)
    Aims To explore whether variability in dietary cholesterol and phytosterol absorption impacts the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) using as instruments sequence variants in the ABCG5/8 genes, key regulators of intestinal absorption of dietary ...
  • McCormack, Mark; Gui, Hongsheng; Ingason, Andrés; Speed, Doug; Wright, Galen E.B.; Zhang, Eunice J.; Secolin, Rodrigo; Yasuda, Clarissa; Kwok, Maxwell; Wolking, Stefan; Becker, Felicitas; Rau, Sarah; Avbersek, Andreja; Heggeli, Kristin; Leu, Costin; Depondt, Chantal; Sills, Graeme J.; Marson, Anthony G.; Auce, Pauls; Brodie, Martin J.; Francis, Ben; Johnson, Michael R.; Koeleman, Bobby P.C.; Striano, Pasquale; Coppola, Antonietta; Zara, Federico; Kunz, Wolfram S.; Sander, Josemir W.; Lerche, Holger; Klein, Karl Martin; Weckhuysen, Sarah; Krenn, Martin; Gudmundsson, Lárus J.; Stefansson, Kari; Krause, Roland; Shear, Neil; Ross, Colin J.D.; Delanty, Norman; Pirmohamed, Munir; Carleton, Bruce C.; Cendes, Fernando; Lopes-Cendes, Iscia; Liao, Wei-ping; O'Brien, Terence J.; Sisodiya, Sanjay M.; Cherny, Stacey; Kwan, Patrick; Baum, Larry; Cavalleri, Gianpiero L. (Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health), 2017-12-29)
    Objective To characterize, among European and Han Chinese populations, the genetic predictors of maculopapular exanthema (MPE), a cutaneous adverse drug reaction common to antiepileptic drugs. Methods We conducted a case-control genome-wide association ...
  • Helgadottir, Anna; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Stefánsson, Ólafur A.; Tragante, Vinicius; Þórólfsdóttir, Rósa B.; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Björnsson, Þorsteinn; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Verweij, Niek; Nielsen, Jonas B.; Zhou, Wei; Folkersen, Lasse; Martinsson, Andreas; Heydarpour, Mahyar; Prakash, Siddharth; Óskarsson, Gylfi; Gudbjartsson, Tomas; Geirsson, Arnar; Olafsson, Isleifur; Sigurðsson, Emil Lárus; Almgren, Peter; Melander, Olle; Franco-Cereceda, Anders; Hamsten, Anders; Fritsche, Lars; Lin, Maoxuan; Yang, Bo; Hornsby, Whitney; Guo, Dongchuan; Brummett, Chad M.; Abecasis, Gonçalo; Mathis, Michael; Milewicz, Dianna; Body, Simon C.; Eriksson, Per; Willer, Cristen J.; Hveem, Kristian; Newton-Cheh, Christopher; Smith, J. Gustav; Danielsen, Ragnar; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Nature, 2018-03-07)
    Aortic valve stenosis (AS) is the most common valvular heart disease, and valve replacement is the only definitive treatment. Here we report a large genome-wide association (GWA) study of 2,457 Icelandic AS cases and 349,342 controls with a follow-up ...
  • Shah, Sonia; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-01-09)
    Heart failure (HF) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. A small proportion of HF cases are attributable to monogenic cardiomyopathies and existing genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have yielded only limited insights, leaving ...
  • Ólafsdóttir, Thorhildur; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; sulem, patrick; Stefánsson, Ólafur A.; Medek, Helga; Olafsson, Karl; Ingþórsson, Orri; Guðmundsson, Valur; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Halldorsson, Gisli; Kristjansson, Ragnar; Frigge, Michael L.; Stefánsdóttir, Lilja; Sigurðsson, Jón K.; Oddsson, Asmundur; Sigurðsson, Ásgeir; Eggertsson, Hannes P.; Melsted, Páll; Halldórsson, Bjarni; Lund, Sigrún Helga; Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Gudmundsson, Julius; Holm, Hilma; Tragante do O, Vinicius; Asselbergs, Folkert; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Jónsdóttir, Kristín; Rafnar, Thorunn; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-03-17)
    Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a downward descent of one or more of the pelvic organs, resulting in a protrusion of the vaginal wall and/or uterus. We performed a genome-wide association study of POP using data from Iceland and the UK Biobank, a total ...
  • Teumer, Alexander; Li, Yong; Ghasemi, Sahar; Prins, Bram P.; Wuttke, Matthias; Hermle, Tobias; Giri, Ayush; Sieber, Karsten B.; Qiu, Chengxiang; Kirsten, Holger; Tin, Adrienne; Chu, Audrey Y.; Bansal, Nisha; Feitosa, Mary F.; Wang, Lihua; Chai, Jin-Fang; Cocca, Massimiliano; Fuchsberger, Christian; Gorski, Mathias; Hoppmann, Anselm; Horn, Katrin; Li, Man; Marten, Jonathan; Noce, Damia; Nutile, Teresa; Sedaghat, Sanaz; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Tayo, Bamidele O.; van der Most, Peter J.; Xu, Yizhe; Yu, Zhi; Gerstner, Lea; Ärnlöv, Johan; Bakker, Stephan J. L.; Baptista, Daniela; Biggs, Mary L.; Boerwinkle, Eric; Brenner, Hermann; Burkhardt, Ralph; Carroll, Robert J.; Chee, Miao-Li; Chee, Miao-Ling; Chen, Mengmeng; Cheng, Ching-Yu; Cook, James P.; Coresh, Josef; Corre, Tanguy; Danesh, John; de Borst, Martin H.; De Grandi, Alessandro; de Mutsert, Renée; de Vries, Aiko P. J.; Degenhardt, Frauke; Dittrich, Katalin; Divers, Jasmin; Eckardt, Kai-Uwe; Ehret, Georg; Endlich, Karlhans; Felix, Janine F.; Franco, Oscar H.; Franke, Andre; Freedman, Barry I.; Freitag-Wolf, Sandra; Gansevoort, Ron T.; Giedraitis, Vilmantas; Gögele, Martin; Grundner-Culemann, Franziska; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Hamet, Pavel; Harris, Tamara B.; Hicks, Andrew A.; Holm, Hilma; Foo, Valencia Hui Xian; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Ikram, M. Arfan; Ingelsson, Erik; Jaddoe, Vincent W. V.; Jakobsdottir, Johanna; Josyula, Navya Shilpa; Jung, Bettina; Kähönen, Mika; Khor, Chiea-Chuen; Kiess, Wieland; Koenig, Wolfgang; Körner, Antje; Kovacs, Peter; Kramer, Holly; Krämer, Bernhard K.; Kronenberg, Florian; Lange, Leslie A.; Langefeld, Carl D.; Lee, Jeannette Jen-Mai; Lehtimäki, Terho; Lieb, Wolfgang; Lim, Su-Chi; Lind, Lars; Lindgren, Cecilia M.; Liu, Jianjun; Loeffler, Markus; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Mahajan, Anubha; Maranville, Joseph C.; Mascalzoni, Deborah; McMullen, Barbara; Meisinger, Christa; Meitinger, Thomas; Miliku, Kozeta; Mook-Kanamori, Dennis O.; Müller-Nurasyid, Martina; Mychaleckyj, Josyf C.; Nauck, Matthias; Nikus, Kjell; Ning, Boting; Noordam, Raymond; Connell, Jeffrey O’; Olafsson, Isleifur; Palmer, Nicholette D.; Peters, Annette; Podgornaia, Anna I.; Ponte, Belen; Poulain, Tanja; Pramstaller, Peter P.; Rabelink, Ton J.; Raffield, Laura M.; Reilly, Dermot F.; Rettig, Rainer; Rheinberger, Myriam; Rice, Kenneth M.; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Runz, Heiko; Ryan, Kathleen A.; Sabanayagam, Charumathi; Saum, Kai-Uwe; Schöttker, Ben; Shaffer, Christian M.; Shi, Yuan; Smith, Albert Vernon; Strauch, Konstantin; Stumvoll, Michael; Sun, Benjamin B.; Szymczak, Silke; Tai, E-Shyong; Tan, Nicholas Y. Q.; Taylor, Kent D.; Teren, Andrej; Tham, Yih-Chung; Thiery, Joachim; Thio, Chris H. L.; Thomsen, Hauke; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Tönjes, Anke; Tremblay, Johanne; Uitterlinden, André G.; van der Harst, Pim; Verweij, Niek; Vogelezang, Suzanne; Völker, Uwe; Waldenberger, Melanie; Wang, Chaolong; Wilson, Otis D.; Wong, Charlene; Wong, Tien-Yin; Yang, Qiong; Yasuda, Masayuki; Akilesh, Shreeram; Bochud, Murielle; Böger, Carsten A.; Devuyst, Olivier; Edwards, Todd L.; Ho, Kevin; Morris, Andrew P.; Parsa, Afshin; Pendergrass, Sarah A.; Psaty, Bruce M.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Stefansson, Kari; Wilson, James G.; Susztak, Katalin; Snieder, Harold; Heid, Iris M.; Scholz, Markus; Butterworth, Adam S.; Hung, Adriana M.; Pattaro, Cristian; Köttgen, Anna (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-09-11)
    Increased levels of the urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio (UACR) are associated with higher risk of kidney disease progression and cardiovascular events, but underlying mechanisms are incompletely understood. Here, we conduct trans-ethnic (n = 564,257) ...
  • Teumer, Alexander; Li, Yong; Ghasemi, Sahar; Prins, Bram P.; Wuttke, Matthias; Hermle, Tobias; Giri, Ayush; Sieber, Karsten B.; Qiu, Chengxiang; Kirsten, Holger; Tin, Adrienne; Chu, Audrey Y.; Bansal, Nisha; Feitosa, Mary F.; Wang, Lihua; Chai, Jin Fang; Cocca, Massimiliano; Fuchsberger, Christian; Gorski, Mathias; Hoppmann, Anselm; Horn, Katrin; Li, Man; Marten, Jonathan; Noce, Damia; Nutile, Teresa; Sedaghat, Sanaz; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Tayo, Bamidele O.; van der Most, Peter J.; Xu, Yizhe; Yu, Zhi; Gerstner, Lea; Ärnlöv, Johan; Bakker, Stephan J.L.; Baptista, Daniela; Biggs, Mary L.; Boerwinkle, Eric; Brenner, Hermann; Burkhardt, Ralph; Carroll, Robert J.; Chee, Miao Li; Chee, Miao Ling; Chen, Mengmeng; Cheng, Ching Yu; Cook, James P.; Coresh, Josef; Corre, Tanguy; Danesh, John; de Borst, Martin H.; De Grandi, Alessandro; de Mutsert, Renée; de Vries, Aiko P.J.; Degenhardt, Frauke; Dittrich, Katalin; Divers, Jasmin; Eckardt, Kai Uwe; Ehret, Georg; Endlich, Karlhans; Felix, Janine F.; Franco, Oscar H.; Franke, Andre; Freedman, Barry I.; Freitag-Wolf, Sandra; Gansevoort, Ron T.; Giedraitis, Vilmantas; Gögele, Martin; Grundner-Culemann, Franziska; Gudbjartsson, Daniel F.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Hamet, Pavel; Harris, Tamara B.; Hicks, Andrew A.; Holm, Hilma; Foo, Valencia Hui Xian; Hwang, Shih Jen; Ikram, M. Arfan; Ingelsson, Erik; Jaddoe, Vincent W.V.; Jakobsdottir, Johanna; Josyula, Navya Shilpa; Jung, Bettina; Kähönen, Mika; Khor, Chiea Chuen; Kiess, Wieland; Koenig, Wolfgang; Körner, Antje; Kovacs, Peter; Kramer, Holly; Krämer, Bernhard K.; Kronenberg, Florian; Lange, Leslie A.; Langefeld, Carl D.; Lee, Jeannette Jen Mai; Lehtimäki, Terho; Lieb, Wolfgang; Lim, Su Chi; Lind, Lars; Lindgren, Cecilia M.; Liu, Jianjun; Loeffler, Markus; Lyytikäinen, Leo Pekka; Mahajan, Anubha; Maranville, Joseph C.; Mascalzoni, Deborah; McMullen, Barbara; Meisinger, Christa; Meitinger, Thomas; Miliku, Kozeta; Mook-Kanamori, Dennis O.; Müller-Nurasyid, Martina; Mychaleckyj, Josyf C.; Nauck, Matthias; Nikus, Kjell; Ning, Boting; Noordam, Raymond; Connell, Jeffrey O’; Olafsson, Isleifur; Palmer, Nicholette D.; Peters, Annette; Podgornaia, Anna I.; Ponte, Belen; Poulain, Tanja; Pramstaller, Peter P.; Rabelink, Ton J.; Raffield, Laura M.; Reilly, Dermot F.; Rettig, Rainer; Rheinberger, Myriam; Rice, Kenneth M.; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Runz, Heiko; Ryan, Kathleen A.; Sabanayagam, Charumathi; Saum, Kai Uwe; Schöttker, Ben; Shaffer, Christian M.; Shi, Yuan; Smith, Albert V.; Strauch, Konstantin; Stumvoll, Michael; Sun, Benjamin B.; Szymczak, Silke; Tai, E. Shyong; Tan, Nicholas Y.Q.; Taylor, Kent D.; Teren, Andrej; Tham, Yih Chung; Thiery, Joachim; Thio, Chris H.L.; Thomsen, Hauke; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Tönjes, Anke; Tremblay, Johanne; Uitterlinden, André G.; van der Harst, Pim; Verweij, Niek; Vogelezang, Suzanne; Völker, Uwe; Waldenberger, Melanie; Wang, Chaolong; Wilson, Otis D.; Wong, Charlene; Wong, Tien Yin; Yang, Qiong; Yasuda, Masayuki; Akilesh, Shreeram; Bochud, Murielle; Böger, Carsten A.; Devuyst, Olivier; Edwards, Todd L.; Ho, Kevin; Morris, Andrew P.; Parsa, Afshin; Pendergrass, Sarah A.; Psaty, Bruce M.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Stefansson, Kari; Wilson, James G.; Susztak, Katalin; Snieder, Harold; Heid, Iris M.; Scholz, Markus; Butterworth, Adam S.; Hung, Adriana M.; Pattaro, Cristian; Köttgen, Anna (2019-12-01)
    Increased levels of the urinary albumin-to-creatinine ratio (UACR) are associated with higher risk of kidney disease progression and cardiovascular events, but underlying mechanisms are incompletely understood. Here, we conduct trans-ethnic (n = 564,257) ...
  • Ferkingstad, Egil; Oddsson, Asmundur; Gretarsdottir, Solveig; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Deaton, Aimee M.; Jónsson, Stefán; Stefánsson, Ólafur A.; Norðdahl, Guðmundur L.; Zink, Florian; Arnadottir, Gudny; Gunnarsson, Bjarni; Halldorsson, Gisli; Helgadottir, Anna; Jensson, Brynjar Örn; Kristjánsson, Ragnar P.; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Sverrisson, Davíð A.; Másson, Gísli; Olafsson, Isleifur; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Sigurðardóttir, Ólöf; Holm, Hilma; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Ólafsson, Sigurður; Steingrimsdottir, Thora; Rafnar, Thorunn; Björnsson, Einar Stefán; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; sulem, patrick; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-11-30)
    Gallstones are responsible for one of the most common diseases in the Western world and are commonly treated with cholecystectomy. We perform a meta-analysis of two genomewide association studies of gallstone disease in Iceland and the UK, totaling ...
  • Guðmundsson, Júlíus; Þorleifsson, Guðmar; Sigurðsson, Jón K.; Stefánsdóttir, Lilja; Jónasson, Jón G.; Guðjónsson, Sigurjón Axel; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Másson, Gísli; Jóhannsdóttir, Hrefna; Halldórsson, Gísli H.; Stacey, Simon N.; Helgason, Hannes; sulem, patrick; Senter, Leigha; He, Huiling; Liyanarachchi, Sandya; Ringel, Matthew D.; Aguillo, Esperanza; Panadero, Angeles; Prats, Enrique; Garcia-Castaño, Almudena; De Juan, Ana; Rivera, Fernando; Xu, Li; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Sigurðardóttir, Ólöf; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Kristvinsson, Höskuldur; Netea-Maier, Romana T.; Jónsson, Þorvaldur; Mayordomo, Jose I.; Plantinga, Theo S.; Hjartarson, Hannes; Hrafnkelsson, Jón; Sturgis, Erich M.; Þorsteinsdóttir, Unnur; Rafnar, Thorunn; de la Chapelle, Albert; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Nature, 2017-02-14)
    The great majority of thyroid cancers are of the non-medullary type. Here we report findings from a genome-wide association study of non-medullary thyroid cancer, including in total 3,001 patients and 287,550 controls from five study groups of European ...
  • Gudmundsson, Julius; Sigurðsson, Jón K.; Stefánsdóttir, Lilja; Agnarsson, Bjarni A.; Ísaksson, Helgi J.; Stefánsson, Ólafur A.; Guðjónsson, Sigurjón Axel; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Másson, Gísli; Frigge, Michael L.; Stacey, Simon N.; sulem, patrick; Halldorsson, Gisli; Tragante, Vinicius; Holm, Hilma; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Sigurðardóttir, Ólöf; Olafsson, Isleifur; Jónsson, Þorvaldur; Jónsson, Eirikur; Barkardottir, Rosa Bjork; Hilmarsson, Rafn; Asselbergs, Folkert W.; Geirsson, Guðmundur; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Rafnar, Thorunn; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-11-08)
    Benign prostatic hyperplasia and associated lower urinary tract symptoms (BPH/LUTS) are common conditions affecting the majority of elderly males. Here we report the results of a genome-wide association study of symptomatic BPH/LUTS in 20,621 patients ...
  • Guo, Yanjun; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-07-06)
    Blood pressure (BP) was inconsistently associated with migraine and the mechanisms of BP-lowering medications in migraine prophylaxis are unknown. Leveraging large-scale summary statistics for migraine (Ncases/Ncontrols = 59,674/316,078) and BP ...
  • Sarin, Kavita Y.; Lin, Yuan; Daneshjou, Roxana; Ziyatdinov, Andrey; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Rubin, Adam; Pardo, Luba M.; Wu, Wenting; Khavari, Paul A.; Uitterlinden, Andre; Nijsten, Tamar; Toland, Amanda E.; Ólafsson, Jón H.; Sigurgeirsson, Bárður; Þórisdóttir, Kristín; Jorgensen, Eric; Whittemore, Alice S.; Kraft, Peter; Stacey, Simon; Stefansson, Kari; Asgari, Maryam M.; Han, Jiali (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-02-10)
    Cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is one of the most common cancers in the United States. Previous genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified 14 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) associated with cutaneous SCC. Here, we report the ...
  • Skuladottir, Astros Th; Bjornsdottir, Gyda; Nawaz, Muhammad Sulaman; Petersen, Hannes; Rognvaldsson, Solvi; Moore, Kristjan Helgi Swerford; Olafsson, Pall I.; Magnusson, Sigurður H.; Bjornsdottir, Anna; Sveinsson, Olafur A.; Sigurdardottir, Gudrun R.; Sævarsdóttir, Sædís; Ivarsdottir, Erna V.; Stefánsdóttir, Lilja; Gunnarsson, Bjarni; Muhlestein, Joseph B.; Knowlton, Kirk U.; Jones, David A.; Nadauld, Lincoln D.; Hartmann, Annette M.; Rujescu, Dan; Strupp, Michael; Walters, Guðmundur Bragi; Thorgeirsson, Thorgeir E.; Jónsdóttir, Ingileif; Holm, Hilma; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Gudbjartsson, Daniel F.; Sulem, Patrick; Stefansson, Hreinn; Stefansson, Kari (2021-10-07)
    Vertigo is the leading symptom of vestibular disorders and a major risk factor for falls. In a genome-wide association study of vertigo (Ncases = 48,072, Ncontrols = 894,541), we uncovered an association with six common sequence variants in individuals ...
  • Duran-Lozano, Laura; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Lopez de Lapuente Portilla, Aitzkoa; Niroula, Abhishek; Went, Molly; Thodberg, Malte; Pertesi, Maroulio; Ajore, Ram; Cafaro, Caterina; Olason, Pall I.; Stefansdottir, Lilja; Bragi Walters, G.; Halldorsson, Gisli H.; Turesson, Ingemar; Kaiser, Martin F.; Weinhold, Niels; Abildgaard, Niels; Andersen, Niels Frost; Mellqvist, Ulf Henrik; Waage, Anders; Juul-Vangsted, Annette; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Hansson, Markus; Houlston, Richard; Rafnar, Thorunn; Stefansson, Kari; Nilsson, Björn (2021-04)
    Multiple myeloma (MM) is caused by the uncontrolled, clonal expansion of plasma cells. While there is epidemiological evidence for inherited susceptibility, the molecular basis remains incompletely understood. We report a genome-wide association study ...
  • Eggertsson, Hannes; Kristmundsdóttir, Snædís; Beyter, Doruk; Jónsson, Hákon; Skúladóttir, Ástrós; Hardarson, Marteinn; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Stefansson, Kari; Halldórsson, Bjarni; Melsted, Páll (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-11-27)
    Analysis of sequence diversity in the human genome is fundamental for genetic studies. Structural variants (SVs) are frequently omitted in sequence analysis studies, although each has a relatively large impact on the genome. Here, we present GraphTyper2, ...
  • Smith, Albert Vernon; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-12)
    Carotid artery intima media thickness (cIMT) and carotid plaque are measures of subclinical atherosclerosis associated with ischemic stroke and coronary heart disease (CHD). Here, we undertake meta-analyses of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) in ...
  • Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Stefansson, Olafur A.; Gunnarsdottir, Kristbjorg; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Lund, Sigrún Helga; Stefansdottir, Lilja; Juliusson, Kristinn; Ágústsdóttir, Arna B.; Zink, Florian; Halldorsson, Gisli; Ivarsdottir, Erna V.; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Jonsson, Hakon; Gylfason, Arnaldur; Norland, Kristjan; Trajanoska, Katerina; Boer, Cindy G.; Southam, Lorraine; Leung, Jason C. S.; Tang, Nelson L. S.; Kwok, Timothy C. Y.; Lee, Jenny S. W.; Ho, Suzanne C.; Byrjalsen, Inger; Center, Jacqueline R.; Lee, Seung Hun; Koh, Jung-Min; Lohmander, L. Stefan; Ho-Pham, Lan T.; Nguyen, Tuan V.; Eisman, John A.; Woo, Jean; Leung, Ping-C.; Loughlin, John; Zeggini, Eleftheria; Christiansen, Claus; Rivadeneira, Fernando; van Meurs, Joyce; Uitterlinden, Andre G.; Mogensen, Brynjólfur; Jonsson, Helgi; Ingvarsson, Þorvaldur; Sigurdsson, Gunnar; Benediktsson, Rafn; sulem, patrick; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Másson, Gísli; Holm, Hilma; Norddahl, Gudmundur L.; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-05-03)
    Bone area is one measure of bone size that is easily derived from dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scans. In a GWA study of DXA bone area of the hip and lumbar spine (N ≥ 28,954), we find thirteen independent association signals at twelve loci ...
  • Zhou, Wei; Brumpton, Ben; Kabil, Omer; Gudmundsson, Julius; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Weinstock, Josh; Zawistowski, Matthew; Nielsen, Jonas B.; Chaker, Layal; Medici, Marco; Teumer, Alexander; Naitza, Silvia; Sanna, Serena; Schultheiss, Ulla T.; Cappola, Anne; Karjalainen, Juha; Kurki, Mitja; Oneka, Morgan; Taylor, Peter; Fritsche, Lars G.; Graham, Sarah E.; Wolford, Brooke N.; Overton, William; Rasheed, Humaira; Haug, Eirin B.; Gabrielsen, Maiken E.; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Surakka, Ida; Davey Smith, George; Pandit, Anita; Roychowdhury, Tanmoy; Hornsby, Whitney E.; Jonasson, Jon G.; Senter, Leigha; Liyanarachchi, Sandya; Ringel, Matthew D.; Xu, Li; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; He, Huiling; Netea-Maier, Romana T.; Mayordomo, Jose I.; Plantinga, Theo S.; Hrafnkelsson, Jon; Hjartarson, Hannes; Sturgis, Erich M.; Palotie, Aarno; Daly, Mark; Citterio, Cintia E.; Arvan, Peter; Brummett, Chad M.; Boehnke, Michael; de la Chapelle, Albert; Stefansson, Kari; Hveem, Kristian; Willer, Cristen J.; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-08-07)
    Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is critical for normal development and metabolism. To better understand the genetic contribution to TSH levels, we conduct a GWAS meta-analysis at 22.4 million genetic markers in up to 119,715 individuals and identify ...
  • Olafsdottir, Thorunn A; Bjarnadottir, Kristbjorg; Norddahl, Gudmundur L.; Halldórsson, Gísli Hreinn; Melsted, Páll; Gunnarsdottir, Kristbjorg; Ivarsdottir, Erna; Olafsdottir, Thorhildur; Arnthorsson, Asgeir O; Theódórs, Fannar; Eyþórsson, Elías Sæbjörn; Helgason, Dadi; Eggertsson, Hannes P.; Masson, Gisli; Bjarnadottir, Solveig; Sævarsdóttir, Sædís; Runólfsdóttir, Hrafnhildur L.; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Saemundsdottir, Jona; Sigurðsson, Martin Ingi; Ingvarsson, Ragnar Freyr; Pálsson, Runólfur; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Halldórsson, Bjarni Vilhjálmur; Holm, Hilma; Kristjánsson, Már; Sulem, Patrick; Þorsteinsdóttir, Unnur; Jónsdóttir, Ingileif; Gudbjartsson, Daniel F; Stefansson, Kari (2022-09-06)
    Memory T-cell responses following SARS-CoV-2 infection have been extensively investigated but many studies have been small with a limited range of disease severity. Here we analyze SARS-CoV-2 reactive T-cell responses in 768 convalescent SARS-CoV-2-infected ...
  • Konte, Bettina; Walters, James T.R.; Rujescu, Dan; Legge, Sophie E.; Pardiñas, Antonio F.; Cohen, Dan; Pirmohamed, Munir; Tiihonen, Jari; Hartmann, Annette M.; Bogers, Jan P.; van der Weide, Jan; van der Weide, Karen; Putkonen, Anu; Repo-Tiihonen, Eila; Hallikainen, Tero; Silva, Ed; Ingimarsson, Oddur; Sigurðsson, Engilbert; Kennedy, James L.; Sullivan, Patrick F.; Rietschel, Marcella; Breen, Gerome; Stefansson, Hreinn; Stefansson, Kari; Collier, David A.; O’Donovan, Michael C.; Giegling, Ina (2021-04-12)
    The atypical antipsychotic clozapine is the only effective medication for treatment-resistant schizophrenia. However, it can also induce serious adverse drug reactions, including agranulocytosis and neutropenia. The mechanism by which it does so is ...