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  • Ulfarsson, Magnus; Walters, G B; Gústafsson, O; Steinberg, S; Silva, A; Doyle, O M; Brammer, M; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Arnarsdóttir, S; Jonsdottir, Gudbjorg; Gísladóttir, R S; Bjornsdottir, Gyda; Helgason, H; Ellingsen, L M; Halldórsson, J G; Sæmundsen, Evald E.; Stefánsdóttir, B; Jónsson, L; Eiríksdóttir, V K; Eiríksdóttir, G R; Jóhannesdóttir, G H; Unnsteinsdóttir, U; Jónsdóttir, B; Magnúsdóttir, B B; sulem, patrick; Þorsteinsdóttir, Unnur; Sigurðsson, E; Brandeis, D; Meyer-Lindenberg, A; Stefánsson, H; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Nature, 2017-04-25)
    Several copy number variants have been associated with neuropsychiatric disorders and these variants have been shown to also influence cognitive abilities in carriers unaffected by psychiatric disorders. Previously, we associated the 15q11.2(BP1–BP2) ...
  • 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 ...
  • Haraldsdottir, Sigurdis; Rafnar, Þórunn; Frankel, Wendy L.; Einarsdóttir, Sylvía; Sigurðsson, Ásgeir; Hampel, Heather; Snaebjornsson, Petur; Másson, Gísli; Weng, Daniel; Arngrimsson, Reynir; Kehr, Birte; Yilmaz, Ahmet; Haraldsson, Stefan; sulem, patrick; Stefansson, Tryggvi; Shields, Peter G.; Sigurðsson, Fridbjörn; Bekaii-Saab, Tanios; Moller, Pall H.; Steinarsdóttir, Margrét; Alexíusdóttir, Kristín; Hitchins, Megan; Pritchard, Colin C.; de la Chapelle, Albert; Jónasson, Jón Gunnlaugur; Goldberg, Richard M.; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Nature, 2017-05-03)
    Lynch syndrome, caused by germline mutations in the mismatch repair genes, is associated with increased cancer risk. Here using a large whole-genome sequencing data bank, cancer registry and colorectal tumour bank we determine the prevalence of Lynch ...
  • Jensson, Brynjar Örn; Hansdottir, Sif; Arnadottir, Gudny; Sulem, Gerald; Kristjansson, Ragnar; Oddsson, Asmundur; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Jónsson, Hákon; Helgason, Agnar; Sæmundsdóttir, Jóna; Magnússon, Ólafur T.; Másson, Gísli; Thorisson, Gudmundur; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Sigurðsson, Ásgeir; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Pétursdóttir, Vigdís; Kristinsson, Jón R.; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Arngrimsson, Reynir; Sulem, Patrick; Guðmundsson, Gunnar; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Nature, 2017-11-14)
    Background: Rare missense mutations in the gene encoding coatomer subunit alpha (COPA) have recently been shown to cause autoimmune interstitial lung, joint and kidney disease, also known as COPA syndrome, under a dominant mode of inheritance. Case ...
  • Kular, Lara; Liu, Yun; Ruhrmann, Sabrina; Zheleznyakova, Galina; Marabita, Francesco; Gomez-Cabrero, David; James, Tojo; Ewing, Ewoud; Lindén, Magdalena; Górnikiewicz, Bartosz; Aeinehband, Shahin; Stridh, Pernilla; Link, Jenny; Andlauer, Till F. M.; Gasperi, Christiane; Wiendl, Heinz; Zipp, Frauke; Gold, Ralf; Tackenberg, Björn; Weber, Frank; Hemmer, Bernhard; Strauch, Konstantin; Heilmann-Heimbach, Stefanie; Rawal, Rajesh; Schminke, Ulf; Schmidt, Carsten O.; Kacprowski, Tim; Franke, Andre; Laudes, Matthias; Dilthey, Alexander T.; Celius, Elisabeth G.; Søndergaard, Helle B.; Tegnér, Jesper; Harbo, Hanne F.; Oturai, Annette B.; Sigurgeir Ólafsson; Eggertsson, Hannes; Halldórsson, Bjarni; Hjaltason, Haukur; Elías Ólafsson; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Stefansson, Kari; Olsson, Tomas; Piehl, Fredrik; Ekström, Tomas J.; Kockum, Ingrid; Feinberg, Andrew P.; Jagodic, Maja (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-06-19)
    The human leukocyte antigen (HLA) haplotype DRB1*15:01 is the major risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS). Here, we find that DRB1*15:01 is hypomethylated and predominantly expressed in monocytes among carriers of DRB1*15:01. A differentially methylated ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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; Lúðvíksson, Björn Rúnar; Ólafsson, Elías; Kristjansdottir, Helga; Jónasson, Jón G.; Ólafsson, Jón Hjaltalín; Örvar, Kjartan B.; Benediktsson, Rafn; Bjarnason, Ragnar Grímur; Kristjánsdóttir, Sjöfn; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Valdimarsson, Trausti; Mikaelsdóttir, Evgenía; Sigurðsson, Snævar; Jonsson, Stefan; Rafnar, Þórunn; 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; Masson, Gisli; 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 ...
  • 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; Guðbjartsson, Tómas; Geirsson, Arnar; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Sigurðsson, Emil L.; 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, Þórunn; 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; Barkardóttir, Rósa B.; 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 ...
  • 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, Brynjolfur; Jonsson, Helgi; Ingvarsson, Thorvaldur; Sigurdsson, Gunnar; Benediktsson, Rafn; Sulem, Patrick; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Masson, Gisli; 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 ...
  • Arnadottir, Gudny; Norðdahl, Guðmundur L.; Gudmundsdottir, Steinunn; Ágústsdóttir, Arna B.; Sigurðsson, Snævar; Jensson, Brynjar Örn; Bjarnadóttir, Kristbjörg; Theodórs, Fannar; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Ívarsdóttir, Erna V.; Oddsson, Asmundur; Kristjánsson, Ragnar P.; Sulem, Gerald; Alexandersson, Kristján F.; Júlíusdóttir, Þórhildur; Guðmundsson, Kjartan R.; Sæmundsdóttir, Jóna; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Sigurðsson, Ásgeir; Manzanillo, Paolo; Guðjónsson, Sigurjón Axel; Thorisson, Gudmundur A.; Magnússon, Ólafur Þ.; Másson, Gísli; Örvar, Kjartan B.; Holm, Hilma; Björnsson, Sigurður; Arngrimsson, Reynir; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Haraldsson, Ásgeir; Sulem, Patrick; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-10-25)
    Mutations in genes encoding subunits of the phagocyte NADPH oxidase complex are recognized to cause chronic granulomatous disease (CGD), a severe primary immunodeficiency. Here we describe how deficiency of CYBC1, a previously uncharacterized protein ...
  • Iordache, Paul; Mates, Dana; Gunnarsson, Bjarni; Eggertsson, Hannes; Sulem, Patrick; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Csiki, Irma Eva; Rascu, Stefan; Radavoi, Daniel; Ursu, Radu; Staicu, Catalin; Calota, Violeta; Voinoiu, Angelica; Jinga, Mariana; Rosoga, Gabriel; Danau, Razvan; Sima, Sorin Cristian; Badescu, Daniel; Suciu, Nicoleta; Radoi, Viorica; Mates, Ioan Nicolae; Dobra, Mihai; Nicolae, Camelia; Kristjansdottir, Sigrun; Jónasson, Jón G.; Manolescu, Andrei; Arnadottir, Gudny; Jensson, Brynjar Örn; Jonasdottir, Aslaug; Sigurdsson, Asgeir; le Roux, Louise; Johannsdottir, Hrefna; Thorsteinsdottir, Thorunn Rafnar; Halldórsson, Bjarni; Jinga, Viorel; Stefansson, Kari (Wiley, 2018-10-16)
    Two familial forms of colorectal cancer (CRC), Lynch syndrome (LS) and familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), are caused by rare mutations in DNA mismatch repair genes (MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PMS2) and the genes APC and MUTYH, respectively. No information ...
  • Zillikens, M. Carola; Demissie, Serkalem; Hsu, Yi-Hsiang; Yerges-Armstrong, Laura M.; Chou, Wen-Chi; Stolk, Lisette; Livshits, Gregory; Broer, Linda; Johnson, Toby; Koller, Daniel L.; Kutalik, Zoltán; Luan, Jian’an; Malkin, Ida; Ried, Janina S.; Smith, Albert Vernon; Þorleifsson, Guðmar; Vandenput, Liesbeth; Hua Zhao, Jing; Zhang, Weihua; Aghdassi, Ali; Åkesson, Kristina; Amin, Najaf; Baier, Leslie J.; Barroso, Inês; Bennett, David A.; Bertram, Lars; Biffar, Reiner; Bochud, Murielle; Boehnke, Michael; Borecki, Ingrid; Buchman, Aron S.; Byberg, Liisa; Campbell, Harry; Campos Obanda, Natalia; Cauley, Jane A.; Cawthon, Peggy M.; Cederberg, Henna; Chen, Zhao; Cho, Nam H.; Jin Choi, Hyung; Claussnitzer, Melina; Collins, Francis; Cummings, Steven R.; De Jager, Philip L.; Demuth, Ilja; Dhonukshe-Rutten, Rosalie A. M.; Diatchenko, Luda; Eiríksdóttir, Guðný; Enneman, Anke W.; Erdos, Mike; Eriksson, Johan G.; Eriksson, Joel; Estrada, Karol; Evans, Daniel S.; Feitosa, Mary F.; Fu, Mao; Garcia, Melissa; Gieger, Christian; Girke, Thomas; Glazer, Nicole L.; Grallert, Harald; Grewal, Jagvir; Han, Bok-Ghee; Hanson, Robert L.; Hayward, Caroline; Hofman, Albert; Hoffman, Eric P.; Homuth, Georg; Hsueh, Wen-Chi; Hubal, Monica J.; Hubbard, Alan; Huffman, Kim M.; Husted, Lise B.; Illig, Thomas; Ingelsson, Erik; Ittermann, Till; Jansson, John-Olov; Jordan, Joanne M.; Jula, Antti; Karlsson, Magnus; Khaw, Kay-Tee; Kilpeläinen, Tuomas O.; Klopp, Norman; Kloth, Jacqueline S. L.; Koistinen, Heikki A.; Kraus, William E.; Kritchevsky, Stephen; Kuulasmaa, Teemu; Kuusisto, Johanna; Laakso, Markku; Lahti, Jari; Lang, Thomas; Langdahl, Bente L.; Launer, Lenore J.; Lee, Jong-Young; Lerch, Markus M.; Lewis, Joshua R.; Lind, Lars; Lindgren, Cecilia; Liu, Yongmei; Liu, Tian; Liu, Youfang; Ljunggren, Östen; Lorentzon, Mattias; Luben, Robert; Maixner, William; McGuigan, Fiona E.; Medina-Gomez, Carolina; Meitinger, Thomas; Melhus, Håkan; Mellström, Dan; Melov, Simon; Michaëlsson, Karl; Mitchell, Braxton D.; Morris, Andrew P.; Mosekilde, Leif; Newman, Anne; Nielson, Carrie M.; O’Connell, Jeffrey R.; Oostra, Ben A.; Orwoll, Eric S.; Palotie, Aarno; Parker, Stephan; Peacock, Munro; Perola, Markus; Peters, Annette; Polasek, Ozren; Prince, Richard L.; Räikkönen, Katri; Ralston, Stuart H.; Ripatti, Samuli; Robbins, John A.; Rotter, Jerome I.; Rudan, Igor; Salomaa, Veikko; Satterfield, Suzanne; Schadt, Eric E.; Schipf, Sabine; Scott, Laura; Sehmi, Joban; Shen, Jian; Soo Shin, Chan; Sigurdsson, Gunnar; Smith, Shad; Soranzo, Nicole; Stančáková, Alena; Steinhagen-Thiessen, Elisabeth; Streeten, Elizabeth A.; Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Swart, Karin M. A.; Tan, Sian-Tsung; Tarnopolsky, Mark A.; Thompson, Patricia; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Tikkanen, Emmi; Tranah, Gregory J.; Tuomilehto, Jaakko; van Schoor, Natasja M.; Verma, Arjun; Vollenweider, Peter; Völzke, Henry; Wactawski-Wende, Jean; Walker, Mark; Weedon, Michael N.; Welch, Ryan; Wichmann, H.-Erich; Widen, Elisabeth; Williams, Frances M. K.; Wilson, James F.; Wright, Nicole C.; Xie, Weijia; Yu, Lei; Zhou, Yanhua; Chambers, John C.; Döring, Angela; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Econs, Michael J.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Kooner, Jaspal S.; Psaty, Bruce M.; Spector, Timothy D.; Stefansson, Kari; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Uitterlinden, André G.; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Ossowski, Vicky; Waterworth, Dawn; Loos, Ruth J. F.; Karasik, David; Harris, Tamara B.; Ohlsson, Claes; Kiel, Douglas P. (Springer Nature, 2017-07-19)
    Lean body mass, consisting mostly of skeletal muscle, is important for healthy aging. We performed a genome-wide association study for whole body (20 cohorts of European ancestry with n = 38,292) and appendicular (arms and legs) lean body mass (n = 28,330) ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sapkota, Yadav; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Morris, Andrew P.; Fassbender, Amelie; Rahmioglu, Nilufer; De Vivo, Immaculata; Buring, Julie E.; Zhang, Futao; Edwards, Todd L.; Jones, Sarah; O, Dorien; Peterse, Daniëlle; Rexrode, Kathryn M.; Ridker, Paul M.; Schork, Andrew J.; MacGregor, Stuart; Martin, Nicholas G.; Becker, Christian M.; Adachi, Sosuke; Yoshihara, Kosuke; Enomoto, Takayuki; Takahashi, Atsushi; Kamatani, Yoichiro; Matsuda, Koichi; Kubo, Michiaki; Þorleifsson, Guðmar; Geirsson, Reynir T.; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Wallace, Leanne M.; Werge, Thomas M.; Thompson, Wesley K.; Yang, Jian; Velez Edwards, Digna R.; Nyegaard, Mette; Low, Siew-Kee; Zondervan, Krina T.; Missmer, Stacey A.; D'Hooghe, Thomas; Montgomery, Grant W.; Chasman, Daniel I.; Stefansson, Kari; Tung, Joyce Y.; Nyholt, Dale R. (Springer Nature, 2017-05-24)
    Endometriosis is a heritable hormone-dependent gynecological disorder, associated with severe pelvic pain and reduced fertility; however, its molecular mechanisms remain largely unknown. Here we perform a meta-analysis of 11 genome-wide association ...
  • Reginsson, Gunnar W.; Ingason, Andrés; Euesden, Jack; Bjornsdottir, Gyda; Ólafsson, Sigurgeir; Sigurdsson, Engilbert; Óskarsson, Högni; Tyrfingsson, Þórarinn; Rúnarsdóttir, Valgerður; Hansdóttir, Ingunn; Steinberg, Stacy; Stefánsson, Hreinn; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorgeirsson, Thorgeir; Stefansson, Kari (Wiley, 2017-02-23)
    We use polygenic risk scores (PRSs) for schizophrenia (SCZ) and bipolar disorder (BPD) to predict smoking, and addiction to nicotine, alcohol or drugs in individuals not diagnosed with psychotic disorders. Using PRSs for 144 609 subjects, including 10 ...