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Budin-Ljøsne I, Soye KJ, Tassé AM, Knoppers BM, Harris JR. Genotype-driven recruitment: a strategy whose time has come? BMC Med Genomics. 2013 May 23;6:19. doi: 10.1186/1755-8794-6-19.

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Codd V, Nelson C, Albrecht E et al. Identification of seven loci affecting mean telomere length and their association with disease. Nat Genet. 2013 Apr;45(4):422-7. doi: 10.1038/ng.2528 (ENGAGE Flagship Project Paper)

Fatemifar G et al, Genome-wide association study of primary tooth eruption identifies pleiotropic loci associated with height and craniofacial distances. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Jun 5. [Epub ahead of print] doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddt231

Fall T et al., Pedersen NL, McCarthy MI, Ingelsson E, Prokopenko I, for the European Network for Genetic and Genomic Epidemiology (ENGAGE) consortium. The Role of Adiposity in Cardiometabolic Traits: A Mendelian Randomization Analysis. PLoS Med 10(6): e1001474. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001474 (ENGAGE Flagship Project Paper).

Ganna A, Rivadeneira F, Hofman A, Uitterlinden AG, Magnusson PKE, Pedersen NL, Ingelsson E, Tiemeier H. Genetic determinants of mortality. Can findings from genome-wide association studies explain variation in human mortality? Hum Genet. 2013 Jan 25. [Epub]

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Menzel S et al., HbA(2) levels in normal adults are influenced by two distinct genetic mechanisms. Br J Haematol 2013 Jan;160(1):101-5. PMID: 23043469.

Randall JC et al, Sex-stratified Genome-wide Association Studies Including 270,000 Individuals Show Sexual Dimorphism in Genetic Loci for Anthropometric Traits. PLoS Genet. 2013 Jun;9(6):e1003500. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003500. Epub 2013 Jun 6.

Rietveld CA et al, GWAS of 126,559 individuals identifies genetic variants associated with educational attainment. Science. 2013 Jun 21;340(6139):1467-71. doi: 10.1126/science.1235488. Epub 2013 May 30.

Rung J, Brazma A. Reuse of public genome-wide gene expression data. Nat Rev Genet. 2013 Feb;14(2):89-99 (Epub 2012 Dec 27.)

Rustici et al., ArrayExpress update--trends in database growth and links to data analysis tools. Nucleic Acids Res. 2013 Jan;41(Database issue):D987-90.. Epub 2012 Nov 27.

Verhoeven VJ et al, Genome-wide meta-analyses of multiancestry cohorts identify multiple new susceptibility loci for refractive error and myopia. Nat Genet. 2013 Mar;45(3):314-8. doi: 10.1038/ng.2554. Epub 2013 Feb 10.

Vimaleswaran KS et al., Genetic association analysis of vitamin D pathway with obesity traits. Int J Obes (Lond). 2013 Feb 5. doi: 10.1038/ijo.2013.6. [Epub ahead of print]

Zhernakova DV et al, DeepSAGE reveals genetic variants associated with alternative polyadenylation and expression of coding and noncoding transcripts. PLoS Genet 9(6): e1003594. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1003594 (ENGAGE Flagship Project Paper)



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Amin N et al, Genome-wide association analysis of coffee drinking suggests association with CYP1A1/CYP1A2 and NRCAM. Mol Psychiatry 2012 Nov;17(11):1116-29. PMID: 21876539

Billings LK et al, Impact of common variation in bone-related genes on type 2 diabetes and related traits. Diabetes. 2012 Aug;61(8):2176-86. Epub 2012 Jun 14.

Boraska V et al, Genome-wide association analysis of eating disorder-related symptoms, behaviors, and personality traits. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2012 Oct;159B(7):803-11. PMID: 22911880; PMCID: PMC3494378.

Boraska V et al., Genome-wide Meta-analysis of Common Variant Differences between Men and Women. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Jul 27. [Epub ahead of print]

Boraska V et al., Genome-wide association study to identify common variants associated with brachial circumference: a meta-analysis of 14 cohorts. PLoS One. 2012 Mar;7(3):e31369

Boutant M et al. (2012) Glucose-Dependent Regulation of NR2F2 Promoter and Influence of SNP-rs3743462 on Whole Body Insulin Sensitivity. PLoS ONE 7(5): e35810. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035810

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Budin-Ljøsne I, Harris JR, Kaye J, Knoppers BM, Tassé AM, Bravo E, Cambon-Thomsen E, Eriksson M, Ohm Kyvik K, Litton J-E, Perola M and Rial-Sebbag E. ELSI challenges and strategies of national biobank infrastructures. Norsk Epidemiologi 2012; 21 (2): 155-160.

Cecelja M, Jiang B, Spector TD, Chowienczyk P. Progression of central pulse pressure over 1 decade of aging and its reversal by nitroglycerin a twin study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Jan 31;59(5):475-83. PubMed PMID: 22281250.

Chasman DI et al, Integration of genome-wide association studies with biological knowledge identifies six novel genes related to kidney function. Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Dec 15;21(24):5329-43. doi: 10.1093/hmg/dds369. Epub 2012 Sep 8.

Chew S et al, Copy number variation of the APC gene is associated with regulation of bone mineral density. Bone 2012 Nov;51(5):939-43. PMID: 22884971.

Clark C et al, A comparison of the whole genome approach of MeDIP-seq to the targeted approach of the Infinium HumanMethylation450 BeadChip(¨) for methylome profiling. PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e50233.Epub 2012 Nov 29.

Coviello AD et al, A genome-wide association meta-analysis of circulating sex hormone-binding globulin reveals multiple Loci implicated in sex steroid hormone regulation. PLoS Genet 2012 Jul;8(7):e1002805. PMID: 22829776; PMCID: PMC3400553.

Dastani Z et al., Novel Loci for Adiponectin Levels and Their Influence on Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Traits: A Multi-Ethnic Meta-Analysis of 45, 891 Individuals. PLoS Genet. 2012 Mar;8(3):e1002607. Epub 2012 Mar 29.

Davies RW et al., A genome wide association association study for coronary artery disease identifies a novel susceptibility locus in the major histocompatibility complex. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012 Apr 1;5(2):217-25. Epub 2012 Feb 7.

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Ekelund M et al, Genetic prediction of postpartum diabetes in women with gestational diabetes mellitus. Diab Res Clin Practice 97;394-98,2012.doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2012.04.020. Epub 2012 May 14.

Ellinghaus E et al, Genome-wide meta-analysis of psoriatic arthritis identifies susceptibility locus at REL. Invest Dermatol. 2012 Apr;132(4):1133-40. doi: 10.1038/jid.2011.415. Epub 2011 Dec 15.

Fagerholm E et al, FinnDiane Study Group. SNP in the genome-wide association study hotspot on chromosome 9p21 confers susceptibility to diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetes. Diabetologia 2012 Sep;55(9):2386-93. doi: 10.1007/s00125-012-2587-0

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Fall T et al, The role of obesity-related genetic loci in insulin sensitivity. Diabetic Medicine 2012 Jul;29(7) e62-e66(Epub : June 19 2012)

Fonseca NA, Rung J, Brazma A, Marioni JC. Tools for mapping high-throughput sequencing data. Bioinformatics. 2012 Dec 15;28(24):3169-77. Epub 2012 Oct 11.

Froguel P et al., A Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies rs2000999 as a Strong Genetic Determinant of Circulating Haptoglobin Levels. PLoS One 2012;7(3):e32327. Epub 2012 Mar 5. (IF 4.411)

Gaál EI et al., Intracranial Aneurysm Risk Locus 5q23.2 Is Associated with Elevated Systolic Blood Pressure. PLoS Genet. 2012 Mar;8(3):e1002563.

Gervin K et al, DNA methylation and gene expression changes in monozygotic twins discordant for psoriasis: identification of epigenetically dysregulated genes. PLoS Genet. 2012 Jan;8(1):e1002454. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002454. Epub 2012 Jan 19.

Goek ON et al, Serum metabolite concentrations and decreased GFR in the general population. Am J Kidney Dis. 2012 Aug;60(2):197-206. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2012.01.014. Epub 2012 Mar 30

Gostev M, Faulconbridge A, Brandizi M, Fernandez-Banet J, Sarkans U, Brazma A, Parkinson H. The BioSample Database (BioSD) at the European Bioinformatics Institute. Nucleic Acids Res. 2012 Jan;40(Database issue):D64-70. Epub 2011 Nov 16

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Hancock DB et al., Genome-wide joint meta-analysis of SNP and SNP-by-smoking interaction identifies novel loci for pulmonary function. PLoS Genet. 2012 Dec;8(12):e1003098. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003098. Epub 2012 Dec 20.

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Hartz SM et al., Increased genetic vulnerability to smoking at CHRNA5 in early-onset smokers. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2012 Aug;69(8):854-60. doi: 10.1001/archgenpsychiatry.2012.124.

Helgadottir A et al., Apolipoprotein(a) genetic sequence variants associated with systemic atherosclerosis and coronary atherosclerotic burden but not with venous thromboembolism. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Aug 21;60(8):722-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.01.078.

Hoggart CJ, O'Reilly PF, Kaakinen M, Zhang W, Chambers JC, Kooner JS, Coin LJ, Järvelin M-R. Fine-scale estimation of location of birth from genome-wide single-nucleotide polymorphism data. Genetics Feb, 2012;190(2):669-77. Epub 2011 Nov 17.

Huang J et al, Genome-wide association study for circulating levels of plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) provides novel insights into the regulation of PAI-1. Blood 2012 Dec 6;120(24):4873-81. PMID: 22990020.

Hughes MF, Saarela O, Stritzke J, Kee F, Silander K, et al. (2012) Genetic Markers Enhance Coronary Risk Prediction in Men: The MORGAM Prospective Cohorts. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40922. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040922

Ikram MA et al. Common variants at 6q22 and 17q21 are associated with intracranial volume. Nat Genet. 2012 Apr 15;44(5):539-44. doi: 10.1038/ng.2245. [Epub ahead of print]

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Kantomaa MT et al, Physical activity and obesity mediate the association between childhood motor function and adolescents' academic achievement. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Jan 29;110(5):1917-22. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1214574110. Epub 2012 Dec 31

Kettunen J, et al.,. Genome-wide association study identifies multiple loci influencing human serum metabolite levels. Nat Genet. 2012 Jan 29;44(3):269-76. doi: 10.1038/ng.1073.

Kristiansson K et al., Genome-Wide Screen for Metabolic Syndrome Susceptibility Loci Reveals Strong Lipid Gene Contribution but No Evidence for Common Genetic Basis for Clustering of Metabolic Syndrome Traits. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012; 5: 242-249

Köttgen A et al, Genome-wide association analyses identify 18 new loci associated with serum urate concentrations. Nat Genet. 2012 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23263486.

Liu F, van der Lijn F, Schurmann C, Zhu G, Chakravarty MM, et al. (2012) A Genome-Wide Association Study Identifies Five Loci Influencing Facial Morphology in Europeans. PLoS Genet 8(9): e1002932. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1002932

Lu X, et al. Genome-wide association study in Han Chinese identifies four new susceptibility loci for coronary artery disease. Nat Genet. 2012 Jul 1;44(8):890-4 Luciano M et al, Longevity candidate genes and their association with personality traits in the elderly. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B: Neuropsychiatric Genetics 159B(2): 192-200 (2012)

Ivliev AE, ’t Hoen PA, van Roon WM, Peters DJ, Sergeeva MG. Exploring the Transcriptome of Ciliated Cells Using In Silico Dissection of Human Tissues. PLoS One. 2012;7(4):e35618. Epub 2012 Apr 25.

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Malley JD, Kruppa J, Dasgupta A, Malley KG, Ziegler A, Probability Machines: Consistent Probability Estimation Using Nonparametric Learning Machines, Methods Inf Med. 2012 January 10; 51(1): 74-81. Published online 2011 September 14.

Mangino M et al, Genome-wide meta-analysis points to CTC1 and ZNF676 as genes regulating telomere homeostasis in humans. Hum Mol Genet 2012 Dec 15;21(24):5385-94. PMID: 23001564; PMCID: PMC3510758.

Manning AK et al., Discovery of genetic variants implicated in insulin resistance through novel application of a genome-wide approach that accounts for body mass index and SNP by body mass index interaction on fasting glycemic traits. Nat Genet. 2012 May 13;44(6):659-69. doi: 10.1038/ng.2274.

Mastrokolias A, den Dunnen JT, van Ommen GB, 't Hoen PA, van Roon-Mom WM. Increased sensitivity of next generation sequencing-based expression profiling after globin reduction in human blood RNA. BMC Genomics. 2012 Jan 18;13:28.

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Murtagh, MJ et al, Navigating the perfect [data] storm. Norsk Epidemiologi 2012; 21(2), 203-209.

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Pattaro C et al., Genome-wide association and functional follow-up reveals new Loci for kidney function. PLoS Genet. 2012 Mar;8(3):e1002584. Epub 2012 Mar 29.

Petersen AK et al., Genetic associations with lipoprotein subfractions provide information on their biological nature .Hum Mol Genet. 2012 Mar 15;21(6):1433-43. Epub 2011 Dec 8.

Perry, JR et al. Stratifying type 2 Diabetes cases by BMI identifies genetic risk variants in LAMA1 and enrichment for risk variants in lean compared to obese cases. PLoS Genet. 2012 May;8(5):e1002741. Epub 2012 May 31.

Peyrot WJ et al, Strong effects of environmental factors on prevalence and course of major depressive disorder are not moderated by 5-HTTLPR polymorphisms in a large Dutch sample. Journal of Affective Disorders - Sep 26. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2012.08.044 (2012)

Ramasamy A et al, Genome-wide association studies of asthma in population-based cohorts confirm known and suggested loci and identify an additional association near HLA. PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e44008. PMID: 23028483; PMCID: PMC3461045.

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