• Investigating causal relations between sleep traits and risk of breast cancer in women: Mendelian randomisation study 

      Richmond, Rebecca C.; Anderson, Emma L.; Dashti, Hassan S.; Jones, Samuel E.; Lane, Jacqueline M.; Strand, Linn B; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Rutter, Martin K.; Wood, Andrew R.; Straif, Kurt; Relton, Caroline L.; Munafò, Marcus; Frayling, Timothy M.; Martin, Richard M.; Saxena, Richa; Weedon, Michael N.; Lawlor, Debbie A.; Smith, George Davey (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objective To examine whether sleep traits have a causal effect on risk of breast cancer. Design Mendelian randomisation study. Setting UK Biobank prospective cohort study and Breast Cancer Association Consortium ...
    • Is disrupted sleep a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease? Evidence from a two-sample Mendelian randomization analysis 

      Anderson, Emma L.; Richmond, Rebecca C.; Jones, Samuel E.; Hemani, Gibran; Wade, Kaitlin H; Dashti, Hassan S.; Lane, Jaqueline; Wang, Heming; Saxena, Richa; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Korologou-Linden, Roxanna; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Abecasis, Goncalo; Coulthard, Elizabeth; Kyle, Simon D.; Beaumont, Robin N.; Tyrell, Jessica; Frayling, Timothy M; Munafo, Marcus R; Wood, Andrew R; Ben-Shlomo, Yoav; Howe, Laura D; Lawlor, Deborah A.; Weedon, Michael N; Smith, George Davey (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background It is established that Alzheimer’s disease (AD) patients experience sleep disruption. However, it remains unknown whether disruption in the quantity, quality or timing of sleep is a risk factor for the onset ...