• 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Genetic architecture of subcortical brain structures in 38,851 individuals 

      Satizabal, Claudia L.; Adams, Hieab H.H.; Hibar, Derrek; White, Charles C.; Knol, Maria J.; Stein, Jason L.; Scholz, Markus; Sargurupremraj, Muralidharan; Jahanshad, Neda; Roshchupkin, Gennady V.; Smith, Albert V.; Bis, Joshua C.; Jian, Xueqiu; Luciano, Michelle; Hofer, Edith; Teumer, Alexander; van der Lee, Sven J.; Yang, Jingyun; Yanek, Lisa R.; Lee, Tom V.; Li, Shuo; Hu, Yanhui; Koh, Jia Yu; Eicher, John D.; Desrivières, Sylvane; Arias-Vasquez, Alejandro; Chauhan, Ganesh; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Rentería, Miguel E.; Kim, Sungeun; Hoehn, David; Armstrong, Nicola J.; Chen, Qiang; Holmes, Avram J.; den Braber, Anouk; Kloszewska, Iwona; Andersson, Micael; Espeseth, Thomas; Grimm, Oliver; Abramovic, Lucija; Alhusaini, Saud; Milaneschi, Yuri; Papmeyer, Martina; Axelsson, Tomas; Ehrlich, Stefan; Roiz-Santiáñez, Roberto; Kraemer, Bernd; Håberg, Asta; Jones, Hannah J; Pike, G. Bruce; Stein, Dan J.; Stevens, Allison; Bralten, Janita; Vernooij, Meike W.; Harris, Tamara B.; Filippi, Irina; Witte, A Veronica; Guadalupe, Tulio; Wittfeld, Katharina; Mosley, Thomas H.; Becker, James T.; Doan, Nhat Trung; Hagenaars, Saskia P.; Saba, Yasaman; Cuellar-Partida, Gabriel; Amin, Najaf; Hilal, Saima; Nho, Kwangsik; Mirza-Schreiber, Nazanin; Arfanakis, Konstantinos; Becker, Diane M.; Ames, David; Goldman, Aaron L.; Lee, Phil H.; Boomsma, Dorret I.; Lovestone, Simon; Giddaluru, Sudheer; Le Hellard, Stephanie; Mattheisen, Manuel; Bohlken, Marc M.; Kasperaviciute, Dalia; Schmaal, Lianne; Lawrie, Stephen M.; Agartz, Ingrid; Walton, Esther; Tordesillas-Gutierrez, Diana; Davies, Gareth E.; Shin, Jean; Ipser, Jonathan C.; Vinke, Louis N.; Hoogman, Martine; Jia, Tianye; Burkhardt, Ralph; Klein, Marieke; Crivello, Fabrice; Janowitz, Deborah; Carmichael, Owen; Haukvik, Unn Kristin H.; Aribisala, Benjamin S.; Schmidt, Helena; Strike, Lachlan T.; Cheng, Ching-Yu; Risacher, Shannon L.; Putz, Benno; Fleischman, Debra A.; Assareh, Amelia A.; Mattay, Venkata S.; Buckner, Randy L.; Mecocci, Patrizia; Dale, Anders; Cichon, Sven; Boks, Marco P.; Matarin, Mar; Penninx, Brenda W.J.H.; Calhoun, Vince D.; Chakravarty, M. Mallar; Marquand, André F.; Macare, Christine; Kharabian Masouleh, Shahrzad; Oosterlaan, Jaap; Amouyel, Philippe; Hegenscheid, Katrin; Rotter, Jerome I.; Schork, Andrew J.; Liewald, David C.M.; de Zubicaray, Greig I.; Wong, Tien Yin; Shen, Li; Sämann, Philipp G.; Brodaty, Henry; Roffman, Joshua L.; de Geus, Eco J.C.; Tsolaki, Magda; Erk, Susanne; van Eijk, Kristel R.; Cavalleri, Gianpiero L.; Van Der Wee, Nic J.A.; McIntosh, Andrew M.; Gollub, Randy L.; Bulayeva, Kazima B.; Bernard, Manon; Richards, Jennifer S.; Himali, Jayandra J.; Loeffler, Markus; Rommelse, Nanda; Hoffmann, Wolfgang; Westlye, Lars Tjelta; Valdés Hernández, Maria C.; Hansell, Narelle K.; van Erp, Theo G.M.; Wolf, Christiane; Kwok, John B.J.; Vellas, Bruno; Heinz, Andreas; Olde Loohuis, Loes M.; Delanty, Norman; Ho, Beng-Choon; Ching, Christopher R.K.; Shumskaya, Elena; Singh, Baljeet; Hofman, Albert; van der Meer, Dennis; Homuth, Georg; Psaty, Bruce M.; Bastin, Mark E.; Montgomery, Grant W.; Foroud, Tatiana M.; Reppermund, Simone; Hottenga, Jouke-Jan; Simmons, Andrew; Meyer-Lindenberg, Andreas; Cahn, Wiepke; Whelan, Christopher D; van Donkelaar, Marjolein M.J.; Yang, Qiong; Hosten, Norbert; Green, Robert C.; Thalamuthu, Anbupalam; Mohnke, Sebastian; Hulshoff Pol, Hilleke E.; Lin, Honghuang; Jack, Clifford R.; Schofield, Peter R.; Mühleisen, Thomas W.; Maillard, Pauline; Potkin, Steven G.; Wen, Wei; Fletcher, Evan; Toga, Arthur W.; Gruber, Oliver; Huentelman, Matthew; Davey Smith, George; Launer, Lenore J.; Nyberg, Lars; Jönsson, Erik Gunnar; Crespo-Facorro, Benedicto; Koen, Nastassja; Greve, Douglas N.; Uitterlinden, André G.; Weinberger, Daniel R.; Steen, Vidar Martin; Fedko, Iryna O.; Groenewold, Nynke A.; Niessen, Wiro J.; Toro, Roberto; Tzourio, Christophe; Longstreth, William T.; Ikram, M. Kamran; Smoller, Jordan W.; van Tol, Marie-Jose; Sussmann, Jessika E.; Paus, Tomáš; Lemaître, Hervé; Schroeter, Matthias L.; Mazoyer, Bernard; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Holsboer, Florian; Depondt, Chantal; Veltman, Dick J.; Turner, Jessica A.; Pausova, Zdenka; Schumann, Gunter; van Rooij, Daan; Djurovic, Srdjan; Deary, Ian J.; McMahon, Katie L; Müller-Myhsok, Bertram; Brouwer, Rachel M.; Soininen, Hilkka; Pandolfo, Massimo; Wassink, Thomas H.; Cheung, Joshua W.; Wolfers, Thomas; Martinot, Jean-Luc; Zwiers, Marcel P.; Nauck, Matthias; Melle, Ingrid; Martin, Nicholas G.; Kanai, Ryota; Westman, Eric; Kahn, René S.; Sisodiya, Sanjay M.; White, Tonya; Saremi, Arvin; van Bokhoven, Hans; Brunner, Han G.; Völzke, Henry; Wright, Margaret J.; van `t Ent, Dennis; Nöthen, Markus M.; Ophoff, Roel A.; Buitelaar, Jan K.; Fernandéz, Guillén; Sachdev, Perminder S.; Rietschel, Marcella; van Haren, Neeltje E.M.; Fisher, Simon E.; Beiser, Alexa S.; Francks, Clyde; Saykin, Andrew J.; Mather, Karen A.; Romanczuk-Seiferth, Nina; Hartman, Catharina A.; DeStefano, Anita L; Heslenfeld, Dirk J.; Weiner, Michael W.; Walter, Henrik; Hoekstra, Pieter J.; Nyquist, Paul A.; Franke, Barbara; Bennett, David A.; Grabe, Hans J.; Johnson, Andrew D.; Chen, Christopher; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Lopez, Oscar L.; Fornage, Myriam; Wardlaw, Joanna M.; Schmidt, Reinhold; DeCarli, Charles; De Jager, Philip L.; Villringer, Arno; Debette, Stéphanie; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Medland, Sarah E.; Shulman, Joshua M.; Thompson, Paul M.; Seshadri, Sudha; Ikram, M. Arfan (Journal article, 2019)
      Subcortical brain structures are integral to motion, consciousness, emotions and learning. We identified common genetic variation related to the volumes of the nucleus accumbens, amygdala, brainstem, caudate nucleus, globus ...
    • Genome-wide association study of intracranial aneurysms identifies 17 risk loci and genetic overlap with clinical risk factors 

      Bakker, Mark K.; Spek, Rick A.A. var der; Rheenen, Wouter van; Morel, Sandrine; Bourcier, Romain; Hostettler, Isabel C.; Varinder, S. Alg; Eijk, Kristel R. van; Koido, Masaru; Akiyama, Masato; Terao, Chikashi; Matsuda, Koichi; Walters, Robin G.; Lin, Kuang; Li, Liming; Millwood, Iona Y.; Chen, Zhengming; Rouleau, Guy A.; Zhou, Sirui; Rannikmae, Kristiina; Sudlow, Cathie L.M.; Houlden, Henry; Berg, Leonard H. van den; Dina, Christian; Naggara, Olivier; Gentric, Jean-Christophe; Shotar, Eimad; Eugène, François; Desal, Hubert; Winsvold, Bendik K S; Børte, Sigrid; Johnsen, Marianne Bakke; Brumpton, Ben Michael; Sandvei, Marie Søfteland; Willer, Cristen J.; Hveem, Kristian; Zwart, John-Anker; Verschuren, W.M. Monique; Friedrich, Christoph M.; Hirsch, Sven; Schilling, Sabine; Dauvillier, Jérôme; Martin, Olivier; Jones, Gregory T.; Bown, Matthew J.; Ko, Nerissa U.; Kim, Helen; Coleman, Jonathan R. I.; Breen, Gerome; Zaroff, Jonathan G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Rupture of an intracranial aneurysm leads to subarachnoid hemorrhage, a severe type of stroke. To discover new risk loci and the genetic architecture of intracranial aneurysms, we performed a cross-ancestry, genome-wide ...
    • 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. ...
    • Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies new loci and functional pathways influencing Alzheimer's disease risk 

      Jansen, Iris E.; Savage, Jeanne E.; Watanabe, Kyoko; Bryois, Julien; Williams, Dylan M.; Steinberg, Stacy; Sealock, Julia; Karlsson, Ida K.; Hägg, Sara; Athanasiu, Lavinia; Voyle, Nicola; Proitsi, Petroula; Witoelar, Aree; Stringer, Sven; Aarsland, Dag; Almdahl, Ina Selseth; Andersen, Fred; Bergh, Sverre; Bettella, Francesco; Björnsson, Sigurbjörn; Brækhus, Anne; Bråthen, Geir; de Leeuw, Christiaan A.; Desikan, Rahul S.; Djurovic, Srdjan; Dumitrescu, Logan; Fladby, Tormod; Hohman, Timothy J.; Jónsson, Pálmi V.; Kiddle, Steven J; Rongve, Arvid; Saltvedt, Ingvild; Sando, Sigrid Botne; Selbæk, Geir; Shoai, Maryam; Skene, Nathan G.; Snædal, Jón G.; Stordal, Eystein; Ulstein, Ingun; Wang, Yunpeng; White, Linda Rosemary; Hardy, John; Hjerling-Leffler, Jens; Sullivan, Patrick; van der Flier, Wiesje M.; Dobson, Richard; Davis, Lea K; Stefánsson, Hreinn; Stefánsson, Kári; Pedersen, Nancy L; Ripke, Stephan; Andreassen, Ole Andreas; Posthuma, Danielle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is highly heritable and recent studies have identified over 20 disease-associated genomic loci. Yet these only explain a small proportion of the genetic variance, indicating that undiscovered loci ...