• Investigating the causal effect of maternal vitamin B12 and folate levels on offspring birthweight 

      Moen, Gunn-Helen; Beaumont, Robin N.; Grarup, Niels; Sommer, Christine; Shields, Beverley M.; Lawlor, Debbie A.; Freathy, Rachel M.; Evans, David M.; Warrington, Nicole Maree (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background Lower maternal serum vitamin B12 (B12) and folate levels have been associated with lower offspring birthweight, in observational studies. The aim of this study was to investigate whether this relationship is ...
    • 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 ...