• Age-of-onset information helps identify 76 genetic variants associated with allergic disease 

      Ferreira, Manuel A R; Vonk, Judith M.; Baurecht, Hansjörg; Marenholz, Ingo; Tian, Chao; Hoffman, Joshua D.; Helmer, Quinta; Tillander, Annika; Ullemar, Vilhelmina; Lu, Yi; Grosche, Sarah; Ruschendorf, Franz; Granell, Raquel; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Fritsche, Lars; Bhatta, Laxmi; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Zhou, Wei; Hveem, Kristian; Langhammer, Arnulf; Holmen, Oddgeir; Løset, Mari; Abecasis, Goncalo; Willer, Cristen J.; Emami, Nima C.; Cavazos, Taylor B.; Witte, John S.; Szwajda, Agnieszka; 23andMe Research Team, ,; collaborators of SHARE study, ,; Hinds, David A.; Hubner, Norbert; Weidinger, Stephan; Magnusson, Patrik KE; Jorgenson, Eric; Karlsson, Robert; Paternoster, Lavinia; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Almqvist, Catarina; Lee, Young-Ae; Koppelman, Gerard H.; Esparza-Gordillo, Jorge; Hummel, Oliver; Hottenga, Jouke-Jan; Willemsen, Gonneke; Rodríguez, Elke; Hotze, Melanie; Franke, Andre; Matheson, Melanie C.; Dharmage, Shyamali Chandrika; Arnold, Andreas; Homuth, Georg; Schmidt, Carsten O; Thompson, Philip J.; Martin, Nicholas G; Duffy, David L.; Novak, Natalija; Schulz, Holger; Karrasch, Stefan; Gieger, Christian; Strauch, Konstantin; Melles, Ronald B (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Risk factors that contribute to inter-individual differences in the age-of-onset of allergic diseases are poorly understood. The aim of this study was to identify genetic risk variants associated with the age at which ...
    • 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 ...
    • Dissecting the shared genetic basis of migraine and mental disorders using novel statistical tools 

      Bahrami, Shahram; Hindley, Guy Frederick Lanyon; Winsvold, Bendik K S; O'Connell, Kevin S; Frei, Oleksandr; Shadrin, Alexey; Cheng, Weiqiu; Bettella, Francesco; Rødevand, Linn; Ødegaard, Ketil Joachim; Fan, Chun C; Pirinen, Matti J; Hautakangas, Heidi M; Martinsen, Amy; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Willer, Cristen J; Tronvik, Erling Andreas; Kristoffersen, Espen Saxhaug; Zwart, John Anker Henrik; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Hagen, Knut; Nilsen, Kristian Bernhard; Hveem, Kristian; Stovner, Lars Jacob; Fritsche, Lars; Thomas, Laurent; Pedersen, Linda Margareth; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Johnsen, Marianne Bakke; Lie, Marie; Holmen, Oddgeir Lingaas; Børte, Sigrid; Stensland, Synne; Zhou, Wei; Dale, Anders; Djurovic, Srdjan; Smeland, Olav Bjerkehagen; Andreassen, Ole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2022)
      Migraine is three times more prevalent in people with bipolar disorder or depression. The relationship between schizophrenia and migraine is less certain although glutamatergic and serotonergic neurotransmission are ...
    • Genome-wide analysis identifies impaired axonogenesis in chronic overlapping pain conditions 

      Khoury, Samar; Parisien, Marc; Thompson, Scott J.; Vachon-Presseau, Etienne; Roy, Mathieu; Mitchell, Amy; Winsvold, Bendik K S; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Willer, Cristen J.; Fors, Egil Andreas; Heuch, Ingrid; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Storheim, Kjersti; Hagen, Knut; Nilsen, Kristian Bernhard; Hveem, Kristian; Fritsche, Lars; Thomas, Laurent; Pedersen, Linda Margareth; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Johnsen, Marianne Bakke; Lie, Marie; Holmen, Oddgeir; Børte, Sigrid; Stensland, Synne; Zhou, Wei; Mundal, Ingunn Pernille; Zwart, John Anker Henrik; Kania, Artur; Mogil, Jeffrey S.; Diatchenko, Luda (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Chronic pain is often present at more than one anatomical location, leading to chronic overlapping pain conditions (COPC). Whether COPC represents a distinct pathophysiology from the occurrence of pain at only one site is ...
    • Genome-wide association study of cardiac troponin i in the general population 

      Moksnes, Marta Riise; Røsjø, Helge; Richmond, Anne; Lyngbakken, Magnus N; Graham, Sarah E; Wolford, Brooke N; Hansen, Ailin Falkmo; Gagliano Taliun, Sarah A; Lefaive, Jonathon; Rasheed, Humaira; Thomas, Laurent; Zhou, Wei; Aung, Nay; Surakka, Ida; Douville, Nicholas J; Campbell, Archie; Porteous, David J; Petersen, Steffen E; Munroe, Patricia B; Welsh, Paul; Sattar, Naveed; Smith, George Davey; Fritsche, Lars G; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Hveem, Kristian; Hayward, Caroline; Willer, Cristen J; Brumpton, Ben M; Omland, Torbjørn (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Circulating cardiac troponin proteins are associated with structural heart disease and predict incident cardiovascular disease in the general population. However, the genetic contribution to cardiac troponin I (cTnI) ...
    • A genome-wide association study with 1,126,563 individuals identifies new risk loci for Alzheimer's disease 

      Wightman, Douglas P.; Jansen, Iris E.; Savage, Jeanne E.; Shadrin, Alexey; Bahrami, Shahram; Holland, Dominic; Rongve, Arvid; Børte, Sigrid; Winsvold, Bendik K S; Drange, Ole Kristian; Martinsen, Amy E.; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Willer, Cristen; Bråthen, Geir; Bosnes, Ingunn; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Fritsche, Lars; Thomas, Laurent; Pedersen, Linda Margareth; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Johnsen, Marianne Bakke; Meisingset, Tore Wergeland; Zhou, Wei; Proitsi, Petroula; Hodges, Angela; Dobson, Richard; Velayudhan, Latha; Sealock, Julia; Davis, Lea K.; Pedersen, Nancy L.; Reynolds, Chandra A.; Karlsson, Ida K.; Magnusson, Sigurdur; Stefansson, Hreinn; Thordardottir, Steinunn; Jónsson, Pálmi V.; Snædal, Jon; Zettergren, Anna; Skoog, Ingmar; Kern, Silke; Waern, Margda; Zetterberg, Henrik; Blennow, Kaj; Stordal, Eystein; Hveem, Kristian; Zwart, John Anker Henrik; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Selnes, Per; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Sando, Sigrid Botne; Ulstein, Ingun; Djurovic, Srdjan; Fladby, Tormod; Aarsland, Dag; Selbæk, Geir; Ripke, Stephan; Stefánsson, Kári; Andreassen, Ole; Posthuma, Danielle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Late-onset Alzheimer’s disease is a prevalent age-related polygenic disease that accounts for 50–70% of dementia cases. Currently, only a fraction of the genetic variants underlying Alzheimer’s disease have been identified. ...
    • GWAS of thyroid stimulating hormone highlights pleiotropic effects and inverse association with thyroid cancer 

      Zhou, Wei; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Kabil, Omer; Gudmundsson, Julius; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Weinstock, Joshua; Zawistowski, Matthew; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Chaker, Layal; Medici, Marco; Teumer, Alexander; Naitza, Silvia; Sanna, Serena; Schultheiss, Ulla T.; Cappola, Anne R.; Karjalainen, Juha; Kurki, Mitja I.; Oneka, Morgan; Taylor, Peter; Fritsche, Lars; Graham, Sarah E.; Wolford, Brooke N.; Overton, William; Rasheed, Humaira; Bordal, Eirin Haug; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Surakka, Ida; Davey Smith, George; Pandit, Anita; Roychowdhury, Tanmoy; Hornsby, Whitney; Jonasson, Jon G.; Senter, Leigha; Liyanarachchi, Sandya; Ringel, Matthew D.; Xu, Li; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; He, Huiling; Netea-Maier, Romana; Mayordomo, Jose; Plantinga, Theo S.; Hrafnkelsson, Jon; Hjartarson, Hannes; Sturgis, Erich M.; Palotie, Aarno; Daly, Mark J.; Citterio, Cintia E.; Arvan, Peter; Brummett, Chad M.; Boehnke, Michael; de la Chapelle, Albert; Stefansson, Kari; Hveem, Kristian; Willer, Cristen J.; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is critical for normal development and metabolism. To better understand the genetic contribution to TSH levels, we conduct a GWAS meta-analysis at 22.4 million genetic markers in up to ...
    • 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 ...
    • Loss-of-function genomic variants highlight potential therapeutic targets for cardiovascular disease 

      Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Rom, Oren; Surakka, Ida; Graham, Sarah E.; Zhou, Wei; Roychowdhury, Tanmoy; Fritsche, Lars; Gagliano Taliun, Sarah; Sidore, Carlo; Liu, Yuhao; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Skogholt, Anne Heidi; Wolford, Brooke; Overton, William; Zhao, Ying; Chen, Jin; Zhang, He; Hornsby, Whitney E.; Acheampong, Akua; Grooms, Austen; Schaefer, Amanda; Zajac, Gregory J.M.; Villacorta, Luis; Zhang, Jifeng; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Løset, Mari; Rai, Vivek; Lundegaard, Pia R.; Olesen, Morten S.; Taylor, Kent D.; Palmer, Nicholette D.; Chen, Yii-Der; Choi, Seung Hoan; Lubitz, Steven A.; Ellinor, Patrick T.; Barnes, Kathleen C.; Daya, Michelle; Rafaels, Nicholas; Weiss, Scott T.; Lasky-Su, Jessica; Tracy, Russell P.; Vasan, Ramachandran S.; Cupples, L. Adrienne; Mathias, Rasika A.; Yanek, Lisa R.; Becker, Lewis; Holmen, Oddgeir Lingaas; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav; Willer, Christen; Hveem, Kristian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Pharmaceutical drugs targeting dyslipidemia and cardiovascular disease (CVD) may increase the risk of fatty liver disease and other metabolic disorders. To identify potential novel CVD drug targets without these adverse ...
    • Protein-altering and regulatory genetic variants near GATA4 implicated in bicuspid aortic valve 

      Yang, Bo; Zhou, Wei; Jiao, Jiao; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Mathis, Michael R; Heydarpour, Mahyar; Lettre, Guillaume; Folkersen, Lasse; Prakash, Siddharth; Schurmann, Claudia; Fritsche, Lars; Farnum, Gregory A; Lin, Maoxuan; Othman, Mohamed; Hornsby, Whitney; Driscoll, Anisa; Levasseur, Alexandra; Thomas, Marc; Farhat, Linda; Dube, Marie-Pierre; Isselbacher, Eric M.; Franco-Cereceda, Anders; Guo, Dong-Chuan; Bottinger, Erwin P; Deeb, G Michael; Booher, Anna; Kheterpal, Sachin; Chen, Y. Eugene; Kang, Hyun Min; Kitzman, Jacob; Cordell, Heather J.; Keavney, Bernard D; Goodship, Judith A; Ganesh, Santhi K; Abecasis, Goncalo; Eagle, Kim A.; Boyle, Alan P; Loos, Ruth J. F.; Eriksson, Per; Tardif, Jean-Claude; Brummett, Chad M; Milewicz, Dianna M; Body, Simon C; Willer, Cristen J (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is a heritable congenital heart defect and an important risk factor for valvulopathy and aortopathy. Here we report a genome-wide association scan of 466 BAV cases and 4,660 age, sex and ...
    • Variation in serum PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9), cardiovascular disease risk, and an investigation of potential unanticipated effects of PCSK9 inhibition 

      Brumpton, Ben Michael; Fritsche, Lars; Zheng, Jie; Nielsen, Jonas Bille; Mannila, Maria Nastase; Surakka, Ida; Rasheed, Humaira; Vie, Gunnhild Åberge; Graham, Sarah E.; Gabrielsen, Maiken Elvestad; Laugsand, Lars Erik; Aukrust, Pål; Vatten, Lars Johan; Damås, Jan Kristian; Ueland, Thor; Janszky, Imre; Zwart, John-Anker; van't Hooft, Ferdinand M.; Seidah, Nabil Georges; Hveem, Kristian; Willer, Cristen; Smith, George Davey; Åsvold, Bjørn Olav (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      PCSK9 (proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9) inhibitors reduce serum LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol (LDL-C) by increasing uptake in the liver. Although some long-term trials have evaluated their safety, ...