• Blood pressure and mortality: using offspring blood pressure as an instrument for own blood pressure in the HUNT study 

      Wade, Kaitlin H; Carslake, David; Nilsen, Tom Ivar Lund; Timpson, Nicholas J.; Davey Smith, George; Romundstad, Pål Richard (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2015)
      Given that observational associations may be inaccurate, we used offspring blood pressure (BP) to provide alternative estimates of the associations between own BP and mortality. Observational associations between BP and ...
    • Novel loci for adiponectin levels and their influence on type 2 diabetes and metabolic traits: a multi-ethnic meta-analysis of 45,891 individuals 

      Dastani, Z; Hivert, Marie-France; Timpson, Nicholas J.; Perry, John R.B.; Yuan, Xin; Scott, Robert A.; Henneman, Peter; Heid, Iris M.; Kizer, Jorge; Lyytikäinen, Leo-Pekka; Hveem, Kristian; Platou, Carl Geoffrey Parrinder (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Circulating levels of adiponectin, a hormone produced predominantly by adipocytes, are highly heritable and are inversely associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) and other metabolic traits. We conducted a meta-analysis ...
    • The influence of obesity-related factors in the etiology of renal cell carcinoma-A mendelian randomization study 

      Johansson, Mattias; Carreras-Torres, Robert; Scelo, Ghislaine; Purdue, Mark P.; Mariosa, Daniela; Muller, David C.; Timpson, Nicholas J.; Haycock, Philip C.; Brown, Kevin M.; Wang, Zhaoming; Ye, Yuanqing; Hofmann, Jonathan N.; Foll, Matthieu; Gaborieau, Valerie; Machiela, Mitchell J.; Colli, Leandro M.; Li, Peng; Garnier, Jean-Guillaume; Blanche, Helene; Boland, Anne; Burdette, Laurie; Prokhortchouk, Egor; Skryabin, Konstantin G.; Yeager, Meredith; Radojevic-Skodric, Sanja; Ognjanovic, Simona; Foretova, Lenka; Holcatova, Ivana; Janout, Vladimir; Mates, Dana; Mukeriya, Anush; Rascu, Stefan; Zaridze, David; Bencko, Vladimir; Cybulski, Cezary; Fabianova, Eleonora; Jinga, Viorel; Lissowska, Jolanta; Lubinski, Jan; Navratilova, Marie; Rudnai, Peter; Benhamou, Simone; Cancel-Tassin, Geraldine; Cussenot, Olivier; Weiderpass, Elisabete; Ljungberg, Börje; Tumkur Sitaram, Raviprakash; Häggström, Christel; Bruinsma, Fiona; Jordan, Susan J.; Severi, Gianluca; Winship, Ingrid; Hveem, Kristian; Vatten, Lars Johan; Fletcher, Tony; Larsson, Susanna C.; Wolk, Alicja; Banks, Rosamonde E.; Selby, Peter J.; Easton, Douglas F.; Andreotti, Gabriella; Beane Freeman, Laura E.; Koutros, Stella; Männistö, Satu; Weinstein, Stephanie; Clark, Peter E.; Edwards, Todd L.; Lipworth, Loren; Gapstur, Susan M.; Stevens, Victoria L.; Carol, Hallie; Freedman, Matthew L.; Pomerantz, Mark M.; Cho, Eunyoung; Wilson, Kathryn M.; Gaziano, J. Michael; Sesso, Howard D.; Freedman, Neal D.; Parker, Alexander S.; Eckel-Passow, Jeanette E.; Huang, Wen-Yi; Kahnoski, Richard J.; Lane, Brian R.; Noyes, Sabrina L.; Petillo, David; Teh, Bin Tean; Peters, Ulrike; White, Emily; Anderson, Garnet L.; Johnson, Lisa; Luo, Juhua; Buring, Julie; Lee, I-Min; Chow, Wong-Ho; Moore, Lee E.; Eisen, Timothy; Henrion, Marc; Larkin, James; Barman, Poulami; Leibovich, Bradley C.; Choueiri, Toni K.; Lathrop, G. Mark; Deleuze, Jean-François; Gunter, Marc; McKay, James D.; Wu, Xifeng; Houlston, Richard S.; Chanock, Stephen J.; Relton, Caroline; Richards, J. Brent; Martin, Richard M.; Davey Smith, George; Brennan, Paul (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Background Several obesity-related factors have been associated with renal cell carcinoma (RCC), but it is unclear which individual factors directly influence risk. We addressed this question using genetic markers as ...