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  • Ólafsdóttir, Þórunn Ásta; Alexandersson, Kristján F.; Sveinbjörnsson, Garðar; Lapini, Giulia; Palladino, Laura; Montomoli, Emanuele; Del Giudice, Giuseppe; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Jonsdottir, Ingileif (Frontiers Media SA, 2018-01-08)
    Influenza vaccination remains the best strategy for the prevention of influenza virus-related disease and reduction of disease severity and mortality. However, there is large individual variation in influenza vaccine responses. In this study, we ...
  • Prins, Bram P.; Mead, Timothy J.; Brody, Jennifer A.; Sveinbjörnsson, Garðar; Ntalla, Ioanna; Bihlmeyer, Nathan A.; van den Berg, Marten; Bork-Jensen, Jette; Cappellani, Stefania; Van Duijvenboden, Stefan; Klena, Nikolai T.; Gabriel, George C.; Liu, Xiaoqin; Gulec, Cagri; Grarup, Niels; Haessler, Jeffrey; Hall, Leanne M.; Iorio, Annamaria; Isaacs, Aaron; Li-Gao, Ruifang; Lin, Honghuang; Liu, Ching-Ti; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Marten, Jonathan; Mei, Hao; Müller-Nurasyid, Martina; Orini, Michele; Padmanabhan, Sandosh; Radmanesh, Farid; Ramirez, Julia; Robino, Antonietta; Schwartz, Molly; van Setten, Jessica; Smith, Albert V.; Verweij, Niek; Warren, Helen R.; Weiss, Stefan; Alonso, Alvaro; Arnar, Davíð O.; Bots, Michiel L.; de Boer, Rudolf A.; Dominiczak, Anna F.; Eijgelsheim, Mark; Ellinor, Patrick T.; Guo, Xiuqing; Felix, Stephan B.; Harris, Tamara B.; Hayward, Caroline; Heckbert, Susan R.; Huang, Paul L.; Jukema, J. W.; Kähönen, Mika; Kors, Jan A.; Lambiase, Pier D.; Launer, Lenore J.; Li, Man; Linneberg, Allan; Nelson, Christopher P.; Pedersen, Oluf; Perez, Marco; Peters, Annette; Polasek, Ozren; Psaty, Bruce M.; Raitakari, Olli T.; Rice, Kenneth M.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Sinner, Moritz F.; Soliman, Elsayed Z.; Spector, Tim D.; Strauch, Konstantin; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Tinker, Andrew; Trompet, Stella; Uitterlinden, André; Vaartjes, Ilonca; van der Meer, Peter; Völker, Uwe; Völzke, Henry; Waldenberger, Melanie; Wilson, James G.; Xie, Zhijun; Asselbergs, Folkert W.; Dörr, Marcus; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Gasparini, Paolo; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Hansen, Torben; Kääb, Stefan; Kanters, Jørgen K.; Kooperberg, Charles; Lehtimäki, Terho; Lin, Henry J.; Lubitz, Steven A.; Mook-Kanamori, Dennis O.; Conti, Francesco J.; Newton-Cheh, Christopher H.; Rosand, Jonathan; Rudan, Igor; Samani, Nilesh J.; Sinagra, Gianfranco; Smith, Blair H.; Holm, Hilma; Stricker, Bruno H.; Ulivi, Sheila; Sotoodehnia, Nona; Apte, Suneel S.; van der Harst, Pim; Stefansson, Kari; Munroe, Patricia B.; Arking, Dan E.; Lo, Cecilia W.; Jamshidi, Yalda (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-07-17)
    Background: Genome-wide association studies conducted on QRS duration, an electrocardiographic measurement associated with heart failure and sudden cardiac death, have led to novel biological insights into cardiac function. However, the variants ...
  • 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.; Sveinbjörnsson, Garðar; 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 ...
  • Walters, G. Bragi; Gústafsson, Ómar; Sveinbjörnsson, Garðar; Eiriksdottir, Valgerdur Kristin; Ágústsdóttir, Arna B.; Jónsdóttir, Guðrún A.; Steinberg, Stacy; Gunnarsson, Árni F.; Magnússon, Magnús I.; Unnsteinsdóttir, Unnur; Lee, Amy L.; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Sigurðsson, Ásgeir; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Skúladóttir, Ástrós; Jonsson, Lina; Nawaz, Muhammad S.; Sulem, Patrick; Frigge, Mike; Ingason, Andrés; Love, Askell; Norðdahl, Guðmundur L.; Zervas, Mark; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Ulfarsson, Magnus; Sæmundsen, Evald E.; Stefansson, Hreinn; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-08-27)
    Discovery of coding variants in genes that confer risk of neurodevelopmental disorders is an important step towards understanding the pathophysiology of these disorders. Wholegenome sequencing of 31,463 Icelanders uncovers a frameshift variant ...
  • Smith, Dirk; Helgason, Hannes; Sulem, Patrick; Björnsdóttir, Unnur Steina; Lim, Ai Ching; Sveinbjörnsson, Garðar; Hasegawa, Haruki; Brown, Michael; Ketchem, Randal R.; Gavala, Monica; Garrett, Logan; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Sigurðsson, Ásgeir; Magnússon, Ólafur T.; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Önundarson, Páll Torfi; Sigurðardóttir, Ólöf; Gíslason, Davíð; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Lúðvíksson, Björn Rúnar; Lúðvíksdóttir, Dóra; Boezen, H. Marike; Heinzmann, Andrea; Krueger, Marcus; Porsbjerg, Celeste; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.; Waage, Johannes; Backer, Vibeke; Deichmann, Klaus A.; Koppelman, Gerard H.; Bønnelykke, Klaus; Bisgaard, Hans; Másson, Gísli; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Johnston, James A.; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Stefansson, Kari (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2017-03-08)
    IL-33 is a tissue-derived cytokine that induces and amplifies eosinophilic inflammation and has emerged as a promising new drug target for asthma and allergic disease. Common variants at IL33 and IL1RL1, encoding the IL-33 receptor ST2, associate with ...
  • Björnsson, Þorsteinn; Þórólfsdóttir, Rósa B.; Sveinbjörnsson, Garðar; Sulem, Patrick; Norðdahl, Guðmundur L.; Helgadóttir, Anna; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Magnusdóttir, Auður; Danielsen, Ragnar; Sigurðsson, Emil L.; Adalsteinsdottir, Berglind; Gunnarsson, Sverrir I; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Arnar, Davíð O.; Helgason, Hróðmar; Guðbjartsson, Tómas; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-03-24)
    Aims Coarctation of the aorta (CoA) accounts for 4-8% of congenital heart defects (CHDs) and confers substantial morbidity despite treatment. It is increasingly recognized as a highly heritable condition. The aim of the study was to search for sequence ...
  • Bjornsdottir, Gyda; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Sveinbjörnsson, Garðar; Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Þorleifsson, Guðmar; Walters, G. Bragi; Björnsson, Aron; Ólafsson, Ingvar Hákon; Úlfarsson, Elfar; Víkingsson, Arnór; Hansdóttir, Ragnheiður; Karlsson, Karl O.; Rafnar, Þórunn; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Frigge, Michael L.; Kong, Augustine; Oddsson, Asmundur; Másson, Gísli; Magnússon, Ólafur T.; Guðbjartsson, Tómas; Stefánsson, Hreinn; sulem, patrick; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Thorgeirsson, Thorgeir; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Nature, 2017-02-22)
    Lumbar disc herniation (LDH) is common and often debilitating. Microdiscectomy of herniated lumbar discs (LDHsurg) is performed on the most severe cases to resolve the resulting sciatica. Here we perform a genome-wide association study on 4,748 LDHsurg ...