• Estimating indirect parental genetic effects on offspring phenotypes using virtual parental genotypes derived from sibling and half sibling pairs 

      Hwang, Liang-Dar; Tubbs, Justin D.; Luong, Justin; Lundberg, Mischa; Moen, Gunn-Helen; Wang, Geng; Warrington, Nicole Maree; Sham, Pak C.; Cuellar-Partida, Gabriel; Evans, David M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Indirect parental genetic effects may be defined as the influence of parental genotypes on offspring phenotypes over and above that which results from the transmission of genes from parents to their children. However, given ...
    • Genome-Wide Association Study to Identify Common Variants Associated with Brachial Circumference: A Meta-Analysis of 14 Cohorts 

      Boraska, V; Day-Williams, A; Franklin, CS; Elliott, KS; Panoutsopoulou, K; Tachmazidou, I; Albrecht, E; Bandinelli, S; Beilin, L; Bochud, M; Cadby, G; Ernst, F; Evans, David M.; Hayward, C; Hicks, AA; Huffman, Jennifer; Huth, C; James, AL; Klopp, N; Kolcic, I; Kutalik, Z; Lawlor, Debbie A.; Musk, AW; Pehlic, M; Pennell, CE; Perry, JRB; Peters, Annette; Polasek, O; St Pourcain, B; Ring, SM; Salvi, E; Schipf, S; Staessen, JA; Teumer, A; Timpson, N; Vitart, V; Warrington, NM; Yaghootkar, H; Zemunik, T; Zgaga, L; An, P; Anttila, V; Borecki, IB; Holmen, Jostein; Ntalla, I; Palotie, A; Pietilainen, KH; Wedenoja, J; Winsvold, Bendik Kristoffer Slagsvold; Dedoussis, GV; Kaprio, J; Province, MA; Zwart, John-Anker; Burnier, M; Campbell, H; Cusi, D; Smith, GD; Frayling, TM; Gieger, C; Palmer, LJ; Pramstaller, PP; Rudan, I; Volzke, H; Wichmann, HE; Wright, AF; Zeggini, E (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Brachial circumference (BC), also known as upper arm or mid arm circumference, can be used as an indicator of muscle mass and fat tissue, which are distributed differently in men and women. Analysis of anthropometric ...
    • Mendelian randomization study of maternal influences on birthweight and future cardiometabolic risk in the HUNT cohort 

      Moen, Gunn-Helen; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Willer, Cristen J.; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Birkeland, Kåre I.; Wang, Geng; Neale, Michael C.; Freathy, Rachel M.; Smith, George Davey; Lawlor, Debbie A.; Kirkpatrick, Robert M.; Warrington, Nicole Maree; Evans, David M. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      There is a robust observational relationship between lower birthweight and higher risk of cardiometabolic disease in later life. The Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) hypothesis posits that adverse ...
    • Within family Mendelian randomization studies 

      Davies, Neil M.; Howe, Laurence; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Havdahl, Alexandra; Evans, David M.; Smith, George Davey (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Mendelian randomization (MR) is increasingly used to make causal inferences in a wide range of fields, from drug development to etiologic studies. Causal inference in MR is possible because of the process of genetic ...