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  • Sapkota, Yadav; De Vivo, Immaculata; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Fassbender, Amelie; Bowdler, Lisa; Buring, Julie E.; Edwards, Todd L.; Jones, Sarah; Dorien, O.; Peterse, Danielle; Rexrode, Kathryn M.; Ridker, Paul M.; Schork, Andrew J.; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Wallace, Leanne M.; Kraft, Peter; Morris, Andrew P.; Nyholt, Dale R.; Edwards, Digna R. Velez; Nyegaard, Mette; D'Hooghe, Thomas; Chasman, Daniel I.; Stefansson, Kari; Missmer, Stacey A.; Montgomery, Grant W. (Springer Nature, 2017-09)
    Genome-wide association (GWA) studies have identified 19 independent common risk loci for endometriosis. Most of the GWA variants are non-coding and the genes responsible for the association signals have not been identified. Herein, we aimed to assess ...
  • Liyanarachchi, Sandya; Gudmundsson, Julius; Ferkingstad, Egil; He, Huiling; Jónasson, Jón Gunnlaugur; Tragante, Vinicius; Asselbergs, Folkert W.; Xu, Li; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Netea-Maier, Romana T.; Mayordomo, Jose I.; Plantinga, Theo S.; Hjartarson, Hannes; Hrafnkelsson, Jón; Sturgis, Erich M.; Brock, Pamela; Nabhan, Fadi; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Ringel, Matthew D.; Stefansson, Kari; de la Chapelle, Albert (2020-03-17)
    Genome-wide association studies (GWASs) have identified at least 10 single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) associated with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) risk. Most of these SNPs are common variants with small to moderate effect sizes. Here we assessed ...
  • Clark, David W; Okada, Yukinori; Moore, Kristjan H S; Mason, Dan; Pirastu, Nicola; Gandin, Ilaria; Mattsson, Hannele; Barnes, Catriona L K; Lin, Kuang; Zhao, Jing Hua; Deelen, Patrick; Rohde, Rebecca; Schurmann, Claudia; Guo, Xiuqing; Giulianini, Franco; Zhang, Weihua; Medina-Gomez, Carolina; Karlsson, Robert; Bao, Yanchun; Bartz, Traci M; Baumbach, Clemens; Biino, Ginevra; Bixley, Matthew J; Brumat, Marco; Chai, Jin-Fang; Corre, Tanguy; Cousminer, Diana L; Dekker, Annelot M; Eccles, David A; van Eijk, Kristel R; Fuchsberger, Christian; Gao, He; Germain, Marine; Gordon, Scott D; de Haan, Hugoline G; Harris, Sarah E; Hofer, Edith; Huerta-Chagoya, Alicia; Igartua, Catherine; Jansen, Iris E; Jia, Yucheng; Kacprowski, Tim; Karlsson, Torgny; Kleber, Marcus E; Li, Shengchao Alfred; Li-Gao, Ruifang; Mahajan, Anubha; Matsuda, Koichi; Meidtner, Karina; Meng, Weihua; Montasser, May E; van der Most, Peter J; Munz, Matthias; Nutile, Teresa; Palviainen, Teemu; Prasad, Gauri; Prasad, Rashmi B; Priyanka, Tallapragada Divya Sri; Rizzi, Federica; Salvi, Erika; Sapkota, Bishwa R; Shriner, Daniel; Skotte, Line; Smart, Melissa C; Smith, Albert Vernon; van der Spek, Ashley; Spracklen, Cassandra N; Strawbridge, Rona J; Tajuddin, Salman M; Trompet, Stella; Turman, Constance; Verweij, Niek; Viberti, Clara; Wang, Lihua; Warren, Helen R; Wootton, Robyn E; Yanek, Lisa R; Yao, Jie; Yousri, Noha A; Zhao, Wei; Adeyemo, Adebowale A; Afaq, Saima; Aguilar-Salinas, Carlos Alberto; Akiyama, Masato; Albert, Matthew L; Allison, Matthew A; Alver, Maris; Aung, Tin; Azizi, Fereidoun; Bentley, Amy R; Boeing, Heiner; Boerwinkle, Eric; Borja, Judith B; de Borst, Gert J; Bottinger, Erwin P; Broer, Linda; Campbell, Harry; Chanock, Stephen; Chee, Miao-Li; Chen, Guanjie; Chen, Yii-Der I; Chen, Zhengming; Chiu, Yen-Feng; Cocca, Massimiliano; Collins, Francis S; Concas, Maria Pina; Corley, Janie; Cugliari, Giovanni; van Dam, Rob M; Damulina, Anna; Daneshpour, Maryam S; Day, Felix R; Delgado, Graciela E; Dhana, Klodian; Doney, Alexander S F; Dörr, Marcus; Doumatey, Ayo P; Dzimiri, Nduna; Ebenesersdóttir, Sigríður Sunna; Elliott, Joshua; Elliott, Paul; Ewert, Ralf; Felix, Janine F; Fischer, Krista; Freedman, Barry I; Girotto, Giorgia; Goel, Anuj; Gögele, Martin; Goodarzi, Mark O; Graff, Mariaelisa; Granot-Hershkovitz, Einat; Grodstein, Francine; Guarrera, Simonetta; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Guity, Kamran; Gunnarsson, Bjarni; Guo, Yu; Hagenaars, Saskia P; Haiman, Christopher A; Halevy, Avner; Harris, Tamara B; Hedayati, Mehdi; van Heel, David A; Hirata, Makoto; Höfer, Imo; Hsiung, Chao Agnes; Huang, Jinyan; Hung, Yi-Jen; Ikram, M Arfan; Jagadeesan, Anuradha; Jousilahti, Pekka; Kamatani, Yoichiro; Kanai, Masahiro; Kerrison, Nicola D; Kessler, Thorsten; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Khor, Chiea Chuen; de Kleijn, Dominique P V; Koh, Woon-Puay; Kolcic, Ivana; Kraft, Peter; Krämer, Bernhard K; Kutalik, Zoltán; Kuusisto, Johanna; Langenberg, Claudia; Launer, Lenore J; Lawlor, Deborah A; Lee, I-Te; Lee, Wen-Jane; Lerch, Markus M; Li, Liming; Liu, Jianjun; Loh, Marie; London, Stephanie J; Loomis, Stephanie; Lu, Yingchang; Luan, Jian’an; Mägi, Reedik; Manichaikul, Ani W; Manunta, Paolo; Másson, Gísli; Matoba, Nana; Mei, Xue W; Meisinger, Christa; Meitinger, Thomas; Mezzavilla, Massimo; Milani, Lili; Millwood, Iona Y; Momozawa, Yukihide; Moore, Amy; Morange, Pierre-Emmanuel; Moreno-Macías, Hortensia; Mori, Trevor A; Morrison, Alanna C; Muka, Taulant; Murakami, Yoshinori; Murray, Alison D; de Mutsert, Renée; Mychaleckyj, Josyf C; Nalls, Mike A; Nauck, Matthias; Neville, Matt J; Nolte, Ilja M; Ong, Ken K; Orozco, Lorena; Padmanabhan, Sandosh; Pálsson, Gunnar; Pankow, James S; Pattaro, Cristian; Pattie, Alison; Polasek, Ozren; Poulter, Neil; Pramstaller, Peter P; Quintana-Murci, Lluis; Räikkönen, Katri; Ralhan, Sarju; Rao, Dabeeru C; van Rheenen, Wouter; Rich, Stephen S; Ridker, Paul M; Rietveld, Cornelius A; Robino, Antonietta; van Rooij, Frank J A; Ruggiero, Daniela; Saba, Yasaman; Sabanayagam, Charumathi; Sabater-Lleal, Maria; Sala, Cinzia Felicita; Salomaa, Veikko; Sandow, Kevin; Schmidt, Helena; Scott, Laura J; Scott, William R; Sedaghati-Khayat, Bahareh; Sennblad, Bengt; van Setten, Jessica; Sever, Peter J; Sheu, Wayne H-H; Shi, Yuan; Shrestha, Smeeta; Shukla, Sharvari Rahul; Sigurðsson, Jón K.; Sikka, Timo Tonis; Singh, Jai Rup; Smith, Blair H.; Stančáková, Alena; Stanton, Alice; Starr, John M; Stefánsdóttir, Lilja; Straker, Leon; sulem, patrick; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Swertz, Morris A; Taylor, Adele M; Taylor, Kent D; Terzikhan, Natalie; Tham, Yih-Chung; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Tillander, Annika; Tracy, Russell P; Tusié-Luna, Teresa; Tzoulaki, Ioanna; Vaccargiu, Simona; Vangipurapu, Jagadish; Veldink, Jan H; Vitart, Veronique; Völker, Uwe; Vuoksimaa, Eero; Wakil, Salma M; Waldenberger, Melanie; Wander, Gurpreet S; Wang, Ya Xing; Wareham, Nicholas J; Wild, Sarah; Yajnik, Chittaranjan S; Yuan, Jian-Min; Zeng, Lingyao; Zhang, Liang; Zhou, Jie; Amin, Najaf; Asselbergs, Folkert W; Bakker, Stephan J L; Becker, Diane M; Lehne, Benjamin; Bennett, David A; van den Berg, Leonard H; Berndt, Sonja I; Bharadwaj, Dwaipayan; Bielak, Lawrence F; Bochud, Murielle; Boehnke, Mike; Bouchard, Claude; Bradfield, Jonathan P; Brody, Jennifer A; Campbell, Archie; Carmi, Shai; Caulfield, Mark J; Cesarini, David; Chambers, John C; Chandak, Giriraj Ratan; Cheng, Ching-Yu; Ciullo, Marina; Cornelis, Marilyn; Cusi, Daniele; Smith, George Davey; Deary, Ian J; Dorajoo, Rajkumar; van Duijn, Cornelia M; Ellinghaus, David; Erdmann, Jeanette; Eriksson, Johan G; Evangelou, Evangelos; Evans, Michele K; Faul, Jessica D; Feenstra, Bjarke; Feitosa, Mary; Foisy, Sylvain; Franke, Andre; Friedlander, Yechiel; Gasparini, Paolo; Gieger, Christian; Gonzalez, Clicerio; Goyette, Philippe; Grant, Struan F A; Griffiths, Lyn R; Groop, Leif; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Gyllensten, Ulf; Hakonarson, Hakon; Hamsten, Anders; van der Harst, Pim; Heng, Chew-Kiat; Hicks, Andrew A; Hochner, Hagit; Huikuri, Heikki; Hunt, Steven C; Jaddoe, Vincent W V; De Jager, Philip L; Johannesson, Magnus; Johansson, Åsa; Jonas, Jost B; Jukema, J. Wouter; Junttila, Juhani; Kaprio, Jaakko; Kardia, Sharon L. R.; Karpe, Fredrik; Kumari, Meena; Laakso, Markku; van der Laan, Sander W; Lahti, Jari; Laudes, Matthias; Lea, Rodney A; Lieb, Wolfgang; Lumley, Thomas; Martin, Nicholas G; März, Winfried; Matullo, Giuseppe; McCarthy, Mark I; Medland, Sarah E; Merriman, Tony R; Metspalu, Andres; Meyer, Brian F; Mohlke, Karen L; Montgomery, Grant W; Mook-Kanamori, Dennis; Munroe, Patricia B; North, Kari E; Nyholt, Dale R; O’connell, Jeffery R; Ober, Carole; Oldehinkel, Albertine J; Palmas, Walter; Palmer, Colin; Pasterkamp, Gerard G; Patin, Etienne; Pennell, Craig E; Perusse, Louis; Peyser, Patricia A; Pirastu, Mario; Polderman, Tinca J. C.; Porteous, David J; Posthuma, Danielle; Psaty, Bruce M; Rioux, John D; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Rotimi, Charles; Rotter, Jerome I; Rudan, Igor; Den Ruijter, Hester M; Sanghera, Dharambir K; Sattar, Naveed; Schmidt, Reinhold; Schulze, Matthias B; Schunkert, Heribert; Scott, Robert A; Shuldiner, Alan R; Sim, Xueling; Small, Neil; Smith, Jennifer A; Sotoodehnia, Nona; Tai, E-Shyong; Teumer, Alexander; Timpson, Nicholas J; Toniolo, Daniela; Tregouet, David-Alexandre; Tuomi, Tiinamaija; Vollenweider, Peter; Wang, Carol A; Weir, David R; Whitfield, John B; Wijmenga, Cisca; Wong, Tien-Yin; Wright, John; Yang, Jingyun; Yu, Lei; Zemel, Babette S; Zonderman, Alan B; Perola, Markus; Magnusson, Patrik K. E.; Uitterlinden, André G; Kooner, Jaspal S; Chasman, Daniel I; Loos, Ruth J. F.; Franceschini, Nora; Franke, Lude; Haley, Chris S; Hayward, Caroline; Walters, Robin G; Perry, John R. B.; Esko, Tōnu; Helgason, Agnar; Stefansson, Kari; Joshi, Peter K; Kubo, Michiaki; Wilson, James F (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-10-31)
    In many species, the offspring of related parents suffer reduced reproductive success, a phenomenon known as inbreeding depression. In humans, the importance of this effect has remained unclear, partly because reproduction between close relatives is ...
  • arcOGEN consortium; HUNT All-In Pain; ARGO Consortium; Regeneron Genetics Center; Babis, George C; Cheung, Jason Pui Yin; Kang, Jae Hee; Kraft, Peter; Lietman, Steven A; Samartzis, Dino; Slagboom, P Eline; Stefansson, Kari; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Tobias, Jonathan H; Uitterlinden, André G; Winsvold, Bendik; Zwart, John-Anker; Davey Smith, George; Sham, Pak Chung; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Gaunt, Tom R; Morris, Andrew P; Valdes, Ana M; Tsezou, Aspasia; Cheah, Kathryn S E; Ikegawa, Shiro; Hveem, Kristian; Esko, Tõnu; Wilkinson, J Mark; Meulenbelt, Ingrid; Lee, Ming Ta Michael; van Meurs, Joyce B J; Styrkársdóttir, Unnur; Zeggini, Eleftheria (2021-09-02)
    Osteoarthritis affects over 300 million people worldwide. Here, we conduct a genome-wide association study meta-analysis across 826,690 individuals (177,517 with osteoarthritis) and identify 100 independently associated risk variants across 11 ...
  • Ólafsson, Sigurgeir; Stridh, Pernilla; Bos, Steffan Daniël; Ingason, Andrés; Euesden, Jack; sulem, patrick; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Gústafsson, Ómar; Jóhannesson, Ari; Geirsson, Árni J.; Þórsson, Árni V.; Sigurgeirsson, Bárður; Ludviksson, Bjorn; Ólafsson, Elías; Kristjansdottir, Helga; Jónasson, Jón G.; Ólafsson, Jón Hjaltalín; Örvar, Kjartan B.; Benediktsson, Rafn; Bjarnason, Ragnar Grímur; Kristjánsdóttir, Sjöfn; Gislason, Thorarinn; Valdimarsson, Trausti; Mikaelsdóttir, Evgenía; Sigurðsson, Snævar; Jonsson, Stefan; Rafnar, Thorunn; Aarsland, Dag; Djurovic, Srdjan; Fladby, Tormod; Knudsen, Gun Peggy; Celius, Elisabeth G.; Myhr, Kjell-Morten; Gröndal, Gerður; Steinsson, Kristján; Valdimarsson, Helgi; Björnsson, Sigurður; Björnsdóttir, Unnur Steina; Björnsson, Einar Stefán; Nilsson, Bjorn; Andreassen, Ole A.; Alfredsson, Lars; Hillert, Jan; Kockum, Ingrid Skelton; Másson, Gísli; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Stefansson, Hreinn; Hjaltason, Haukur; Harbo, Hanne F.; Olsson, Tomas; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Nature, 2017-08-08)
    A meta-analysis of publicly available summary statistics on multiple sclerosis combined with three Nordic multiple sclerosis cohorts (21,079 cases, 371,198 controls) revealed seven sequence variants associating with multiple sclerosis, not reported ...
  • Helgadottir, Anna; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Alexandersson, Kristjan F; Tragante, Vinicius; Þorsteinsdóttir, Margrét; Eiriksson, Finnur Freyr; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Björnsson, Eyþór; Magnússon, Ólafur; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Ferkingstad, Egil; Jensson, Brynjar Ö; Stefansson, Hreinn; Olafsson, Isleifur; Christensen, Alex H; Torp-Pedersen, Christian; Køber, Lars; Pedersen, Ole B; Erikstrup, Christian; Sørensen, Erik; Brunak, Søren; Banasik, Karina; Hansen, Thomas F; Nyegaard, Mette; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Sigurdardottir, Olof; Þórarinsson, Björn L; Matthíasson, Stefán E.; Steingrimsdottir, Thora; Björnsson, Einar Stefán; Danielsen, Ragnar; Asselbergs, Folkert W.; Arnar, David O; Ullum, Henrik; Bundgaard, Henning; sulem, patrick; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Holm, Hilma; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Stefansson, Kari (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2020-07-21)
    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Day, Felix; Karaderi, Tugce; Jones, Michelle R.; Meun, Cindy; He, Chunyan; Drong, Alex; Kraft, Peter; Lin, Nan; Huang, Hongyan; Broer, Linda; Magi, Reedik; Saxena, Richa; Laisk, Triin; Urbanek, Margrit; Hayes, M. Geoffrey; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Fernandez-Tajes, Juan; Mahajan, Anubha; Mullin, Benjamin H.; Stuckey, Bronwyn G. A.; Spector, Timothy D.; Wilson, Scott G.; Goodarzi, Mark O.; Davis, Lea; Obermayer-Pietsch, Barbara; Uitterlinden, André G.; Anttila, Verneri; Neale, Benjamin M.; Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Fauser, Bart; Kowalska, Irina; Visser, Jenny A.; Andersen, Marianne; Ong, Ken; Stener-Victorin, Elisabet; Ehrmann, David; Legro, Richard S.; Salumets, Andres; McCarthy, Mark I.; Morin-Papunen, Laure; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Stefansson, Kari; Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Perry, John R. B.; Dunaif, Andrea; Laven, Joop; Franks, Steve; Lindgren, Cecilia M.; Welt, Corrine K. (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2018-12-19)
    Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a disorder characterized by hyperandrogenism, ovulatory dysfunction and polycystic ovarian morphology. Affected women frequently have metabolic disturbances including insulin resistance and dysregulation of glucose ...
  • Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; sulem, patrick; Helgadottir, Anna; Gylfason, Arnaldur; Sæmundsdóttir, Jóna; Björnsson, Eyþór; Norðdahl, Guðmundur L.; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Eggertsson, Hannes; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Indridason, Olafur Skuli; Palsson, Runolfur; Jónasson, Friðbert; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Sigurðardóttir, Ólöf; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Danielsen, Ragnar; Matthíasson, Stefán E.; Kristmundsdóttir, Snædís; Halldórsson, Bjarni V.; Hreiðarsson, Ástráður Benedikt; Valdimarsson, Einar M.; Gudnason, Thorarinn; Benediktsson, Rafn; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Elsevier BV, 2019-12-17)
    Background: Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] is a causal risk factor for cardiovascular diseases that has no established therapy. The attribute of Lp(a) that affects cardiovascular risk is not established. Low levels of Lp(a) have been associated with type 2 ...
  • Skuladottir, Astros Th; Bjornsdottir, Gyda; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Walters, G. Bragi; Nawaz, Muhammad Sulaman; Moore, Kristjan Helgi Swerford; Olason, Pall I.; Thorgeirsson, Thorgeir E.; Sigurpalsdottir, Brynja; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Eggertsson, Hannes P.; Magnusson, Sigurdur H.; Oddsson, Asmundur; Bjornsdottir, Anna; Vikingsson, Arnor; Sveinsson, Olafur A.; Hrafnsdottir, Maria G.; Sigurdardottir, Gudrun R.; Halldorsson, Bjarni V.; Hansen, Thomas Folkmann; Paarup, Helene; Erikstrup, Christian; Nielsen, Kaspar; Klokker, Mads; Bruun, Mie Topholm; Sorensen, Erik; Banasik, Karina; Burgdorf, Kristoffer S.; Pedersen, Ole Birger; Ullum, Henrik; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Stefansson, Hreinn; Stefansson, Kari (2021-02-18)
    Bell’s palsy is the most common cause of unilateral facial paralysis and is defined as an idiopathic and acute inability to control movements of the facial muscles on the affected side. While the pathogenesis remains unknown, previous studies have ...
  • Ntalla, Ioanna; Weng, Lu-Chen; Cartwright, James H.; Hall, Amelia Weber; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Tucker, Nathan R.; Choi, Seung Hoan; Chaffin, Mark D.; Roselli, Carolina; Barnes, Michael R.; Mifsud, Borbala; Warren, Helen R.; Hayward, Caroline; Marten, Jonathan; Cranley, James J.; Concas, Maria Pina; Gasparini, Paolo; Boutin, Thibaud; Kolcic, Ivana; Polasek, Ozren; Rudan, Igor; Araujo, Nathalia M.; Lima-Costa, Maria Fernanda; Ribeiro, Antonio Luiz P.; Souza, Renan P.; Tarazona-Santos, Eduardo; Giedraitis, Vilmantas; Ingelsson, Erik; Mahajan, Anubha; Morris, Andrew P.; Del Greco M, Fabiola; Foco, Luisa; Gögele, Martin; Hicks, Andrew A.; Cook, James P.; Lind, Lars; Lindgren, Cecilia M.; Sundström, Johan; Nelson, Christopher P.; Riaz, Muhammad B.; Samani, Nilesh J.; Sinagra, Gianfranco; Ulivi, Sheila; Kähönen, Mika; Mishra, Pashupati P.; Mononen, Nina; Nikus, Kjell; Caulfield, Mark J.; Dominiczak, Anna; Padmanabhan, Sandosh; Montasser, May E.; O’Connell, Jeff R.; Ryan, Kathleen; Shuldiner, Alan R.; Aeschbacher, Stefanie; Conen, David; Risch, Lorenz; Thériault, Sébastien; Hutri-Kähönen, Nina; Lehtimäki, Terho; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Raitakari, Olli T.; Barnes, Catriona L. K.; Campbell, Harry; Joshi, Peter K.; Wilson, James F.; Isaacs, Aaron; Kors, Jan A.; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Huang, Paul L.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Harris, Tamara B.; Launer, Lenore J.; Smith, Albert Vernon; Bottinger, Erwin P.; Loos, Ruth J. F.; Nadkarni, Girish N.; Preuss, Michael H.; Correa, Adolfo; Mei, Hao; Wilson, James; Meitinger, Thomas; Müller-Nurasyid, Martina; Peters, Annette; Waldenberger, Melanie; Mangino, Massimo; Spector, Timothy D.; Rienstra, Michiel; van de Vegte, Yordi J.; van der Harst, Pim; Verweij, Niek; Kääb, Stefan; Schramm, Katharina; Sinner, Moritz F.; Strauch, Konstantin; Cutler, Michael J.; Fatkin, Diane; London, Barry; Olesen, Morten; Roden, Dan M.; Benjamin Shoemaker, M.; Gustav Smith, J.; Biggs, Mary L.; Bis, Joshua C.; Brody, Jennifer A.; Psaty, Bruce M.; Rice, Kenneth; Sotoodehnia, Nona; De Grandi, Alessandro; Fuchsberger, Christian; Pattaro, Cristian; Pramstaller, Peter P.; Ford, Ian; Wouter Jukema, J.; Macfarlane, Peter W.; Trompet, Stella; Dörr, Marcus; Felix, Stephan B.; Völker, Uwe; Weiss, Stefan; Havulinna, Aki S.; Jula, Antti; Sääksjärvi, Katri; Salomaa, Veikko; Guo, Xiuqing; Heckbert, Susan R.; Lin, Henry J.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Taylor, Kent D.; Yao, Jie; de Mutsert, Renée; Maan, Arie C.; Mook-Kanamori, Dennis O.; Noordam, Raymond; Cucca, Francesco; Ding, Jun; Lakatta, Edward G.; Qian, Yong; Tarasov, Kirill V.; Levy, Daniel; Lin, Honghuang; Newton-Cheh, Christopher H.; Lunetta, Kathryn L.; Murray, Alison D.; Porteous, David J.; Smith, Blair H.; Stricker, Bruno H.; Uitterlinden, André; van den Berg, Marten E.; Haessler, Jeffrey; Jackson, Rebecca D.; Kooperberg, Charles; Peters, Ulrike; Reiner, Alexander P.; Whitsel, Eric A.; Alonso, Alvaro; Arking, Dan E.; Boerwinkle, Eric; Ehret, Georg B.; Soliman, Elsayed Z.; Avery, Christy L.; Gogarten, Stephanie M.; Kerr, Kathleen F.; Laurie, Cathy C.; Seyerle, Amanda A.; Stilp, Adrienne; Assa, Solmaz; Abdullah Said, M.; Yldau van der Ende, M.; Lambiase, Pier D.; Orini, Michele; Ramirez, Julia; Van Duijvenboden, Stefan; Arnar, Davíð O.; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Holm, Hilma; sulem, patrick; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Thorolfsdottir, Rosa B; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Benjamin, Emelia J.; Tinker, Andrew; Stefansson, Kari; Ellinor, Patrick T.; Jamshidi, Yalda; Lubitz, Steven A.; Munroe, Patricia B. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-05-21)
    The electrocardiographic PR interval reflects atrioventricular conduction, and is associated with conduction abnormalities, pacemaker implantation, atrial fibrillation (AF), and cardiovascular mortality. Here we report a multi-ancestry (N = 293,051) ...
  • Óskarsson, Guðjón R.; Oddsson, Asmundur; Magnusson, Magnus Karl; Kristjansson, Ragnar; Halldorsson, Gisli; Ferkingstad, Egil; Zink, Florian; Helgadottir, Anna; Ívarsdóttir, Erna V.; Arnadottir, Gudny; Jensson, Brynjar Örn; Katrinardottir, Hildigunnur; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Kristinsdóttir, Anna Margrét; Lee, Amy L.; Sæmundsdóttir, Jóna; Stefánsdóttir, Lilja; Sigurðsson, Jón K.; Davíðsson, Ólafur B.; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Jonsson, Stefan; Guðmundsson, Reynir L.; Asselbergs, Folkert W.; Tragante, Vinicius; Gunnarsson, Bjarni; Másson, Gísli; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Rafnar, Thorunn; Holm, Hilma; Olafsson, Isleifur; Önundarson, Páll Torfi; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Norðdahl, Guðmundur L.; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; sulem, patrick; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2020-04-23)
    Hemoglobin is the essential oxygen-carrying molecule in humans and is regulated by cellular iron and oxygen sensing mechanisms. To search for novel variants associated with hemoglobin concentration, we performed genome-wide association studies of ...