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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Helgadottir, Anna; Sulem, Patrick; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Jensson, Brynjar Örn; Arnadottir, Gudny; Olafsson, Isleifur; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Sigurdardottir, Olof; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-03-27)
    Aims Scavenger receptor Class B Type 1 (SR-BI) is a major receptor for high-density lipoprotein (HDL) that promotes hepatic uptake of cholesterol from HDL. A rare mutation p.P376L, in the gene encoding SR-BI, SCARB1, was recently reported to associate ...
  • Kristjansson, Ragnar; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Oddsson, Asmundur; Galesloot, Tessel E.; Þorleifsson, Guðmar; Aben, Katja K.; Davíðsson, Ólafur B.; Jónsson, Stefán; Arnadottir, Gudny; Jensson, Brynjar Örn; Walters, G. Bragi; Sigurðsson, Jón K.; Sigurðsson, Snævar; Holm, Hilma; Arnar, David O.; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Alexíusdóttir, Kristín; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Jónsson, Þorvaldur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Rafnar, Þórunn; sulem, patrick; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Nature, 2017-06-08)
    Appendicitis is one of the most common conditions requiring acute surgery and can pose a threat to the lives of affected individuals. We performed a genome-wide association study of appendicitis in 7,276 Icelandic and 1,139 Dutch cases and large groups ...
  • 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 ...
  • Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Gudjonsson, Sigurjon A.; Sigurdsson, Asgeir; Center, Jacqueline R.; Lee, Seung Hun; Nguyen, Tuan V.; Kwok, Timothy C.Y.; Lee, Jenny S.W.; Ho, Suzanne C.; Woo, Jean; Leung, Ping-C.; Kim, Beom-Jun; Rafnar, Thorunn; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Ingvarsson, Thorvaldur; Koh, Jung-Min; Tang, Nelson L.S.; Eisman, John A.; Christiansen, Claus; Sigurdsson, Gunnar; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2016-01-06)
    Bone mineral density (BMD) is a measure of osteoporosis and is useful in evaluating the risk of fracture. In a genome-wide association study of BMD among 20,100 Icelanders, with follow-up in 10,091 subjects of European and East-Asian descent, we found ...
  • Rafnar, Thorunn; Bjarni Gunnarsson; Ólafur A. Stefánsson; Sulem, Patrick; Ingason, Andrés; Frigge, Michael L.; Lilja Stefánsdóttir; Jón K. Sigurðsson; Tragante, Vinicius; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Stacey, Simon N.; Gudmundsson, Julius; Arnadottir, Gudny; Oddsson, Asmundur; Zink, Florian; Halldorsson, Gisli; Garðar Sveinbjörnsson; Kristjansson, Ragnar; Ólafur B. Davíðsson; Anna Þórhildur Salvarsdóttir; Ásgeir Thoroddsen; Elísabet A. Helgadottir; Katrín Kristjánsdóttir; Orri Ingþórsson; Valur Guðmundsson; Geirsson, Reynir T.; Ragnheiður Árnadottir; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Masson, Gisli; Asselbergs, Folkert W.; Jón Gunnlaugur Jónasson; Karl Ólafsson; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Halldórsson, Bjarni; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2018-09-07)
    Uterine leiomyomas are common benign tumors of the myometrium. We performed a meta-analysis of two genome-wide association studies of leiomyoma in European women (16,595 cases and 523,330 controls), uncovering 21 variants at 16 loci that associate with ...