• A genome-wide association search for type 2 diabetes genes in African Americans 

      Palmer, ND; McDonough, Catrin W; Hicks, Pamela; Bong, Roh; Wing, Maria; Sandy An, S; Hester, Jessica M; Cooke, Jessica N; Bostrom, Meredith; Rudock, , Megan E; Talbert, Matthew E; Lewis, Joshua P; Ferrara, , Assiamira; Lu, Lingyi; Ziegler, Julie T; Sale, Michele M.; Divers, Jasmin; Shriner, Daniel; Adeyemo, Adebowale; Rotimi, Charles N; Ng, Maggie C Y; Langefeld, Carl D.; Freedman, Barry I.; Bowden, Donald W.; Voight, Benjamin F; Scott, Laura J; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Morris, Andrew P; Dina, Christian; Midthjell, Kristian; Platou, Carl Geoffrey Parrinder; Hveem, Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      African Americans are disproportionately affected by type 2 diabetes (T2DM) yet few studies have examined T2DM using genome-wide association approaches in this ethnicity. The aim of this study was to identify genes associated ...
    • A principal component meta-analysis on multiple anthropometric traits identifies novel loci for body shape 

      Ried, Janina S.; Jeff, Janina M.; Chu, Audrey Y.; Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer L.; Van Dongen, Jenny; Huffman, Jennifer E.; Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.; Cadby, Gemma; Eklund, Niina; Eriksson, Joel; Esko, Tonu; Feitosa, Mary F.; Goel, Anuj; Gorski, Mathias; Hayward, Caroline; Heard-Costa, Nancy L.; Jackson, Anne U.; Jokinen, Eero; Kanoni, Stavroula; Kristiansson, Kati; Kutalik, Zoltan; Lahti, Jari; Luan, Jian'an; Mägi, Reedik; Mahajan, Anubha; Mangino, Massimo; Medina-Gomez, Carolina; Monda, Keri L.; Nolte, Ilja M.; Perusse, Louis; Prokopenko, Inga; Qi, Lu; Rose, Lynda M.; Salvi, Erika; Smith, Megan T.; Snieder, Harold; Standakova, Alena; Ju Sung, Yun; Tachmazidou, Ioanna; Teumer, Alexander; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Van Der Harst, Pim; Walker, Ryan W.; Wang, Sophie R.; Wild, Sarah H.; Willems, Stefan M.; Wong, Andrew; Zhang, Weihua; Albrecht, Eva; Couto Alves, Alexessander; Bakker, Stephan J.L.; Barlassina, Cristina; Bartz, Traci M.; Beilby, John; Bellis, Claire; Bergman, Richard N; Bergmann, Sven; Blangero, John; Bluher, Matthias; Boerwinkle, Eric; Bonnycastle, Lori L.; Bornstein, Stefan R.; Bruinenberg, Marcel; Campbell, Harry; Chen, Yii-Der Ida; Chiang, Charleston W.K.; Chines, Peter S.; Collins, Francis S.; Cucca, Fracensco; Cupples, L. Adrienne; D'avila, Francesca; de Geus, Eco J.C.; Dedoussis, George; Dimitriou, Maria; Döring, Angela; Eriksson, Johan G.; Farmaki, Aliki-Eleni; Farrall, Martin; Ferreira, Teresa; Fischer, Krista; Forouhi, Nita G.; Friedrich, Nele; Gjesing, Anette Prior; Glorioso, Nicola; Graff, Mariaelisa; Grallert, Harald; Grarup, Niels; Gräßler, Jurgen; Grewal, Jagvir; Hamsten, Anders; Harder, Marie Neergaard; Hartman, Catharina A.; Hassinen, Maija; Hastie, Nicholas; Hattersley, Andrew Tym; Havulinna, Aki S.; Heliövaara, Markku; Hillege, Hans; Hofman, Albert; Holmen, Oddgeir; Homuth, Georg; Hottenga, Jouke-Jan; Hui, Jennie; Husemoen, Lise Lotte; Hysi, Pirro G; Isaacs, Aaron; Ittermann, Till; Jalilzadeh, Shapour; James, Alan L; Jørgensen, Torben; Jousilahti, Pekka; Jula, Antti; Marie Justesen, Johanne; Justice, Anne E; Kähönen, Mika; Karaleftheri, Maria; Tee Khaw, Kay; Keinanen-Kiukaanniemi, Sirkka M; Kinnunen, Leena; Knekt, Paul B; Koistinen, Heikki A; Kolcic, Ivana; Kooner, Ishminder K; Koskinen, Seppo; Kovacs, Peter; Kyriakou, Theodosios; Laitinen, Tomi; Langenberg, Claudia; Lewin, Alexandra M; Lichtner, Peter; Lindgren, Cecilia M; Lindström, Jaana; Linneberg, Allan; Lorbeer, Roberto; Lorentzon, Mattias; Luben, Robert; Lyssenko, Valeriya; Männistö, Satu; Manunta, Paolo; Leach, Irene Mateo; Mcardle, Wendy L; Mcknight, Barbara; Mohlke, Karen L; Mihailov, Evelin; Milani, Lili; Mills, Rebecca; Montasser, May E; Morris, Andrew P; Muller, Gabriele; Musk, Arthur W; Narisu, Narisu; Ong, Ken K; Oostra, Ben A; Osmond, Clive; Palotie, Aarno; Pankow, James S; Paternoster, Lavinia; Penninx, Brenda W; Pichler, Irene; Pilia, Maria G; Polasek, Ozren; Pramstaller, Peter P; Raitakari, Olli T; Rankinen, Tuomo; Rao, DC; Rayner, Nigel W; Ribel-Madsen, Rasmus; Rice, Treva K; Richards, Marcus; Ridker, Paul M; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Ryan, Kathy A; Sanna, Serena; Sarzynski, Mark A; Scholtens, Salome; Scott, Robert A; Sebert, Sylvain; Southam, Lorraine; Sparsø, Thomas Hempel; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Stirrups, Kathleen; Stolk, Ronald P; Strauch, Konstantin; Stringham, Heather M; Swertz, Morris A; Swift, Amy J; Tönjes, Anke; Tsafantakis, Emmanouil; Van Der Most, Peter J; Van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, Jana V; Vandenput, Liesbeth; Vartiainen, Erkki; Venturini, Cristina; Verweij, Niek; Viikari, Jorma S; Vitart, Veronique; Vohl, Marie-Claude; Vonk, Judith M; Waeber, Gerard; Widen, Elisabeth; Willemsen, Gonneke; Wilsgaard, Tom; Winkler, Thomas W; Wright, Alan F; Yerges-Armstrong, Laura M; Zhao, Jing Hua; Carola Zillikens, M; Boomsma, Dorret I; Bouchard, Claude; Chambers, John C; Chasman, Daniel I; Cusi, Daniele; Gansevoort, Ron T; Gieger, Christian; Hansen, Torben; Hicks, Andrew A; Hu, Frank; Hveem, Kristian; Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta; Kajantie, Eero; Kooner, Jaspal S; Kuh, Diana; Kuusisto, Johanna; Laakso, Markku; Lakka, Timo A; Lehtimäki, Terho; Metspalu, Andres; Njølstad, Inger; Ohlsson, Claes; Oldehinkel, Albertine J; Palmer, Lyle J; Pedersen, Oluf; Perola, Markus; Peters, Annette; Psaty, Bruce M; Puolijoki, Hannu; Rauramaa, Rainer; Rudan, Igor; Salomaa, Veikko; Schwarz, Peter E H; Shudiner, Alan R; Smit, Jan H; Sørensen, Thorkild I A; Spector, Timothy D; Stefansson, Kari; Stumvoll, Michael; Tremblay, Angelo; Tuomilehto, Jaakko; Uitterlinden, Andre G; Uusitupa, Matti; Völker, Uwe; Vollenweider, Peter; Wareham, Nicholas J; Watkins, Hugh; Wilson, James F; Zeggini, Eleftheria; Abecasis, Goncalo R; Boehnke, Michael; Borecki, Ingrid B; Deloukas, Panos; Van Duijn, Cornelia M; Fox, Caroline; Groop, Leif C; Heid, Iris M; Hunter, David J; Kaplan, Robert C; Mccarthy, Mark I; North, Kari E; O'connell, Jeffrey R; Schlessinger, David; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Strachan, David P; Frayling, Timothy; Hirschhorn, Joel N; Muller-Nurasyid, Martina; Loos, Ruth J.F. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Large consortia have revealed hundreds of genetic loci associated with anthropometric traits,one trait at a time. We examined whether genetic variants affect body shape as a compositephenotype that is represented by a ...
    • A Validated Clinical Risk Prediction Model for Lung Cancer in Smokers of All Ages and Exposure Types: A HUNT Study 

      Markaki, Maria Dorothea Haaberg; Tsamardinos, Ioannis; Langhammer, Arnulf; Lagani, Vincenzo; Hveem, Kristian; Røe, Oluf Dimitri (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Lung cancer causes >1·6 million deaths annually, with early diagnosis being paramount to effective treatment. Here we present a validated risk assessment model for lung cancer screening. The prospective HUNT2 population ...
    • Anthropometry-based obesity phenotypes and risk of colorectal adenocarcinoma: a large prospective cohort study in Norway 

      Lu, Yunxia; Ness-Jensen, Eivind; Martling, Anna; Hveem, Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Background: It is unclear whether obesity phenotypes measured by different anthropometric indices are associated with a risk of colorectal adenocarcinoma by anatomical location. Methods: We compiled harmonized ...
    • Are Requirements to Deposit Data in Research Repositories Compatible With the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation? 

      Mascalzoni, Deborah; Bentzen, Heidi Beate; Ljøsne, Isabelle Sylvie Budin; Bygrave, Lee Andrew; Bell, Jessica; Dove, Edward S.; Fuchsberger, Christian; Hveem, Kristian; Mayrhofer, Michaela Th.; Meraviglia, Viviana; O'Brien, David R.; Pattaro, Cristian; Pramstaller, Peter P.; Rakic, Vojin; Rossini, Alessandra; Shabani, Mahsa; Svantesson, Dan Jerker B.; Tomasi, Marta; Ursin, Lars Øystein; Wjst, Matthias; Kaye, Jane (Journal article, 2019)
    • Association studies of up to 1.2 million individuals yield new insights into the genetic etiology of tobacco and alcohol use 

      Liu, Ming; Jiang, Yu; Wedow, Robbee; Li, Yue; Brazel, David M.; Chen, Fang; Datta, Gargi; Davila-Velderrain, Jose; Mitchell, Amy; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Sivertsen, Børge; Stordal, Eystein; Morken, Gunnar; Kallestad, Håvard; Heuch, Ingrid; Zwart, John-Anker; Fjukstad, Katrine Kveli; Pedersen, Linda Margareth; Johnsen, Marianne Bakke; Skrove, Marit Synnøve; Indredavik, Marit Sæbø; Drange, Ole Kristian; Bjerkeset, Ottar; Børte, Sigrid; Stensland, Synne; Choquet, Hélène; Docherty, Anna R.; Faul, Jessica D.; Foerster, Johanna R.; Fritsche, Lars; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Gordon, Scott D.; Haessler, Jeffrey; Hottenga, Jouke-Jan; Huang, Hongyan; Jang, Seon-Kyeong; Jansen, Philip R.; Ling, Yueh; Mägi, Reedik; Matoba, Nana; McMahon, George; Mulas, Antonella; Orrú, Valeria; Palviainen, Teemu; Pandit, Anita; Reginsson, Gunnar W.; Smith, Jennifer A.; Taylor, Amy E.; Turman, Constance; Willemsen, Gonneke; Young, Hannah; Young, Kendra A.; Zajac, Gregory J.M.; Zhao, Wei; Zhou, Wei; Björnsdóttir, Gyda Thora; Boardman, Jason D.; Boehnke, Michael; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Chen, Chu; Davies, Gareth E.; Eaton, Charles B.; Winsvold, Bendik K S; Hveem, Kristian; Vrieze, Scott (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Tobacco and alcohol use are leading causes of mortality that influence risk for many complex diseases and disorders1. They are heritable2,3 and etiologically related4,5 behaviors that have been resistant to gene discovery ...
    • Associations between the MDM2 promoter P1 polymorphism del1518 (rs3730485) and incidence of cancer of the breast, lung, colon and prostate 

      Lønning, Per Eystein; Gansmo, Liv Beathe; Romundstad, Pål Richard; Ryan, Bríd M.; Hveem, Kristian; Knappskog, Stian; Harris, Curtis C.; Vatten, Lars Johan (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      The MDM2 promoter region contains several polymorphisms, some of which have been associated with MDM2 expression, cancer risk and age at cancer onset. del1518 (rs3730485) is an indel polymorphism residing in the MDM2 ...
    • Biological and Clinical Insights From Genetics of Insomnia Symptoms 

      Lane, Jacqueline M.; Jones, Samuel E.; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Hveem, Kristian; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Zwart, John-Anker; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Winswold, Bendik; Willer, Cristen J; Janszky, Imre; Johnsen, Marianne Bakke; Wood, Andrew R.; Strand, Linn B.; Bowden, Jack; Song, Yanwei; Patel, Krunal; Anderson, Simon G.; Beaumont, Robin N.; Bechtold, David A.; Cade, Brian E.; Kathiresan, Sekar; Little, Max A.; Loudon, Andrew S.; Purcell, Shaun; Richmond, Rebecca C.; Schormair, Barbara; Tyrrell, Jessica; Winkelmann, Juliane; Zhao, Cheng; Redline, Susan; Spiegelhalder, Kai; Kyle, Simon D.; Frayling, Timothy M.; Lawlor, Deborah A.; Rutter, Martin K.; Weedon, Michael N.; Saxena, Richa (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Insomnia is a common disorder linked with adverse long-term medical and psychiatric outcomes. The underlying pathophysiological processes and causal relationships of insomnia with disease are poorly understood. Here we ...
    • Causal relationship between obesity and vitamin D status: bi-directional Mendelian randomization analysis of multiple cohorts 

      Vimaleswaran, KS; Berry, DJ; Lu, C; Tikkanen, E; Pilz, Stefan; Hiraki, LT; Cooper, JD; Dastani, Z; Li, R; Houston, Denise; Wood, Andrew R.; Michaëlsson, Karl; Vandenput, Liesbeth; Zgaga, Lina; Yerges-Armstrong, Laura M.; McCarthy, Mark I.; Dupuis, Josée; Kaakinen, Marika; Kleber, Marcus E.; Jameson, Karen; Arden, Nigel; Raitakari, Olli; Vikari, Jorma; Lohman, Kurt K.; Ferrucci, Luigi; Melhus, Håkan; Ingelsson, Erik; Byberg, Liisa; Lind, Lars; Lorentzon, Mattias; Salomaa, Veikko; Campbell, Harry; Dunlop, Malcolm; Mitchell, Braxton D.; Herzig, Karl-Heinz; Pouta, Anneli; Hartikainen, Anna-Liisa; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Midthjell, Kristian; Hveem, Kristian; Platou, Carl Geoffrey Parrinder; Streeten, Elizabeth A.; Theodoratou, Evropi; Jula, Antti; Wareham, Nicholas J.; Ohlsson, Claes; Frayling, Timothy M.; Kritchevsky, Stephen B.; Spector, Timothy D.; Richards, J. Brent; Lehtimäki, Terho; Ouwehand, Willem H.; Kraft, Peter; Cooper, Cyrus; Loos, RJF (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
      Background Obesity is associated with vitamin D deficiency, and both are areas of active public health concern. We explored the causality and direction of the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and 25-hydroxyvitamin ...
    • Changes in prevalence, incidence and spontaneous loss of gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms: a prospective population-based cohort study, the HUNT study 

      Ness-Jensen, Eivind; Lindam, Anna; Lagergren, Jesper; Hveem, Kristian (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Objective Changes in the occurrence of gastro-oesophageal reflux symptoms (GORS) in the population remain uncertain. This study aimed to determine the prevalence changes, the incidence and the spontaneous loss of GORS. Design ...
    • Cholecystectomy in Nord-Trøndelag 1990 – 2011 Epidemiology and long term quality of life, a population-based cohort study 

      Talseth, Arne (Doctoral theses at NTNU;2018:354, Doctoral thesis, 2018)
      Norsk sammendrag avhandling Operativ fjerning av galleblæren (cholecystectomi) er en av de vanligste kirurgiske prosedyrer innen generell kirurgi. Fjerning av galleblæren med kikkhullskirurgi (laparoskopi) ble introdusert ...
    • Circulating concentrations of biomarkers and metabolites related to Vitamin status, one-carbon and the kynurenine pathways in US, Nordic, Asian, and Australian populations 

      Midttun, Øivind; Theofylaktopoulou, Despoina; Mccann, Adrian; Fanidi, Anouar; Muller, David C.; Meyer, Klaus; Ulvik, Arve; Zheng, Wei; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Prentice, Ross; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Pettinger, Mary; Giles, Graham G.; Hodge, Allison; Cai, Qiuyin; Blot, William J.; Wu, Jie; Johansson, Mikael; Hultdin, Johan; Grankvist, Kjell; Stevens, Victoria L.; McCullough, Marjorie L.; Weinstein, Stephanie J.; Albanes, Demetrius; Langhammer, Arnulf; Hveem, Kristian; Næss, Marit; Sesso, Howard D.; Gaziano, J. Michael; Buring, Julie E.; Lee, I-Min; Severi, Gianluca; Zhang, Xuehong; Han, Jiali; Stampfer, Meir J.; Smith-Warner, Stephanie A.; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Le Marchand, Loic; Yuan, Jian-Min; Butler, Lesley M.; Koh, Woon-Puay; Wang, Renwei; Gao, Yu-Tang; Ericson, Ulrika; Sonestedt, Emily; Ziegler, Regina G.; Freedman, Neal D.; Visvanathan, Kala; Jones, Miranda R.; Relton, Caroline; Brennan, Paul; Johansson, Mattias; Ueland, Per Magne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Background: Circulating concentrations of biomarkers that are related to vitamin status vary by factors such as diet, fortification, and supplement use. Published biomarker concentrations have also been influenced by the ...
    • Circulating cotinine concentrations and lung cancer risk in the Lung Cancer Cohort Consortium (LC3) 

      Larose, Tricia L; Guida, Florence; Anouar, Fanidi; Langhammer, Arnulf; Hveem, Kristian; Stevens, Victoria L.; Jacobs, Eric J.; Smith-Warner, Stephanie A.; Giovannucci, Edward; Albanes, Demetrius; Weinstein, Stephanie J.; Freedman, Neal D.; Prentice, Ross; Pettinger, Mary; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Cai, Qiuyin; Wu, Jie; Blot, William J; Arslan, Alan A.; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Le Marchand, Loic; Wilkens, Lynne R.; Haiman, Christopher A.; Zhang, Xuehong; Stampfer, Meir J; Hodge, Allison M.; Giles, Graham G.; Severi, Gianluca; Johansson, Mikael; Grankvist, Kjell; Wang, Renwei; Yuan, Jian-Min; Gao, Yu-Tang; Koh, Woon-Puay; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Zheng, Wei; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Li, Honglan; Lan, Qing; Visvanathan, Kala; Hoffman Bolton, Judith; Ueland, Per Magne; Midttun, Øivind; Caporaso, Neil; Purdue, Mark; Sesso, Howard D.; Buring, Julie E.; Lee, I-Min; Gaziano, J. Michael; Manjer, Jonas; Brunnström, Hans; Brennan, Paul; Johansson, Mattias (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Background Self-reported smoking is the principal measure used to assess lung cancer risk in epidemiological studies. We evaluated if circulating cotinine—a nicotine metabolite and biomarker of recent tobacco exposure—provides ...
    • Circulating high sensitivity C reactive protein concentrations and risk of lung cancer: Nested case-control study within Lung Cancer Cohort Consortium 

      Muller, David C.; Larose, Tricia L; Hodge, Allison; Guida, Florence; Langhammer, Arnulf; Grankvist, Kjell; Meyer, Klaus; Cai, Qiuyin; Arslan, Alan A.; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Albanes, Demetrius; Giles, Graham G.; Sesso, Howard D.; Lee, I-Min; Gaziano, J. Michael; Yuan, Jian-Min; Hoffman Bolton, Judith; Buring, Julie E.; Visvanathan, Kala; Le Marchand, Loic; Purdue, Mark P.; Caporaso, Neil E.; Midttun, Øivind; Ueland, Per Magne; Prentice, Ross L.; Weinstein, Stephanie J.; Stevens, Victoria L.; Zheng, Wei; Blot, William J.; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Zhang, Xuehong; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Koh, Woon-Puay; Hveem, Kristian; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Pettinger, Mary; Engström, Gunnar; Brunnström, Hans; Milne, Roger L.; Stampfer, Meir J.; Han, Jiali; Johansson, Mikael; Brennan, Paul; Severi, Gianluca; Johansson, Mattias (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objectives: Inflammation may play an important role in lung cancer pathogenesis. Previous studies have suggested an association between C-reactive protein (CRP) as a marker of inflammation, and risk of lung cancer, but ...
    • Circulating markers of cellular immune activation in pre-diagnostic blood sample and lung cancer risk in the Lung Cancer Cohort Consortium (LC3) 

      Huang, Joyce Yongxu; Larose, Tricia L; Luu, Hung N; Wang, Renwei; Fanidi, Anouar; Alcala, Karine; Stevens, Victoria L.; Weinstein, Stephanie J.; Albanes, Demetrius; Caporaso, Neil E.; Purdue, Mark P.; Ziegler, Regina G.; Freedman, Neal D.; Lan, Qing; Prentice, Ross L.; Pettinger, Mary; Thomson, Cynthia A.; Cai, Qiuyin; Wu, Jie; Blot, William J.; Shu, Xiao-Ou; Zheng, Wei; Arslan, Alan A.; Zeleniuch-Jacquotte, Anne; Le Marchand, Loïc; Wilkens, Lynn R; Haiman, Christopher A.; Zhang, Xuehong; Stampfer, Meir J.; Han, Jiali; Giles, Graham G.; Hodge, Allison M.; Severi, Gianluca; Johansson, Mikael; Grankvist, Kjell; Langhammer, Arnulf; Hveem, Kristian; Xiang, Yong-Bing; Li, Hong-Lan; Gao, Yu-Tang; Visvanathan, Kala; Ueland, Per Magne; Midttun, Øivind; Ulvik, Arve; Buring, Julie E.; Lee, I-Min; Sesso, Howard D.; Gaziano, J. Michael; Manjer, Jonas; Relton, Caroline; Koh, Woon-Puay; Brennan, Paul; Johansson, Mattias; Yuan, Jian-Min (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Cell‐mediated immune suppression may play an important role in lung carcinogenesis. We investigated the associations for circulating levels of tryptophan, kynurenine, kynurenine:tryptophan ratio (KTR), quinolinic acid (QA) ...
    • Coding variants in RPL3L and MYZAP increase risk of atrial fibrillation 

      Thorolfsdottir, Rosa B; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Sulem, Patrick; Nielsen, Jonas B.; Jonsson, Stefan; Halldorsson, Gisli H; Melsted, Pall; Ivarsdottir, Erna V; Davidsson, Olafur B; Kristjansson, Ragnar P; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Helgadottir, Anna; Gretarsdottir, Solveig; Norddahl, Gudmundur; Rajamani, Sridharan; Torfason, Bjarni; Valgardsson, Atli S; Sverrisson, Jon T.; Tragante, Vinicius; Holmen, Oddgeir Lingaas; Asselbergs, Folkert W; Roden, Dan M; Darbar, Dawood; Pedersen, Terje Rolf; Sabatine, Marc S.; Willer, Cristen J.; Løchen, Maja-Lisa; Halldorsson, Bjarni V; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Hveem, Kristian; Arnar, David O; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel F.; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Most sequence variants identified hitherto in genome-wide association studies (GWAS) of atrial fibrillation are common, non-coding variants associated with risk through unknown mechanisms. We performed a meta-analysis of ...
    • Common variants show predicted polygenic effects on height in the tails of the distribution, except in extremely short individuals 

      Chan, Y; Holmen, Oddgeir; Dauber, A; Vatten, Lars Johan; Havulinna, AS; Skorpen, Frank; Kvaløy, Kirsti; Silander, K; Nguyen, Thutrang T; Willer, C; Boehnke, M; Perola, M; Palotie, A; Salomaa, V; Hveem, Kristian; Frayling, TM; Hirschhorn, JN; Weedon, MN (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Common genetic variants have been shown to explain a fraction of the inherited variation for many common diseases and quantitative traits, including height, a classic polygenic trait. The extent to which common variation ...
    • Domesticated Animal Biobanking: Land of Opportunity 

      Groeneveld, Linn F; Gregusson, Sigbjørn; Guldbrandtsen, Bernt; Hiemstra, Sipke J; Hveem, Kristian; Kantanen, Juha; Lohi, Hannes; Stroemstedt, Lina; Berg, Peer (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      In the past decade, biobanking has fuelled great scientific advances in the human medical sector. Well-established domesticated animal biobanks and integrated networks likewise harbour immense potential for great scientific ...
    • Evaluation of four novel genetic variants affecting hemoglobin A1c levels in a population-based type 2 diabetes cohort (the HUNT2 study) 

      Hertel, Jens Kristoffer; Johansson, Stefan; Ræder, Helge; Platou, Carl Geoffrey Parrinder; Midthjell, Kristian; Hveem, Kristian; Molven, Anders; Njølstad, Pål Rasmus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2011)
      Background Chronic hyperglycemia confers increased risk for long-term diabetes-associated complications and repeated hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) measures are a widely used marker for glycemic control in diabetes treatment ...
    • Exome-wide association analysis reveals novel coding sequence variants associated with lipid traits in Chinese 

      Tang, Clara S.; Zhang, He; Cheung, Chloe Y.Y.; Xu, Ming; Ho, Jenny C.Y.; Zhou, Wei; Cherny, Stacey S.; Zhang, Yan; Holmen, Oddgeir; Au, Ka-Wing; Yu, Haiyi; Xu, Lin; Jia, Jia; Porsch, Robert M.; Sun, Lijie; Xu, Weixian; Zheng, Huiping; Wong, Lai-Yung; Mu, Yiming; Dou, Jingtao; Fong, Carol H.Y.; Wang, Shuyu; Hong, Xueyu; Dong, Liguang; Liao, Yanhua; Wang, Jiansong; Lam, Levina S.M.; Su, Xi; Yan, Hua; Yang, Min-Lee; Chen, Jin; Siu, Chung-Wah; Xie, Gaoqiang; Woo, Yu-Cho; Wu, Yangfeng; Tan, Kathryn C.B.; Hveem, Kristian; Cheung, Bernard M.Y.; Zöllner, Sebastian; Xu, Aimin; Chen, Y. Eugene; Jiang, Chao Qiang; Zhang, Youyi; Lam, Tai-Hing; Ganesh, Santhi K.; Huo, Yong; Sham, Pak C.; Lam, Karen S.L.; Willer, Cristen J.; Tse, Hung-Fat; Gao, Wei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      Blood lipids are important risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD). Here we perform an exome-wide association study by genotyping 12,685 Chinese, using a custom Illumina HumanExome BeadChip, to identify additional ...