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  • 301.
    Winkler, Thomas W.
    et al.
    Univ Regensburg, Inst Epidemiol & Prevent Med, Dept Genet Epidemiol, D-93053 Regensburg, Germany..
    Justice, Anne E.
    Univ N Carolina, Dept Epidemiol, Chapel Hill, NC USA..
    Graff, Mariaelisa
    Univ N Carolina, Dept Epidemiol, Chapel Hill, NC USA..
    Barata, Llilda
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Feitosa, Mary F.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Chu, Su
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Czajkowski, Jacek
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Esko, Tonu
    MIT, Broad Inst, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA.;Harvard Univ, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Genet, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Ctr Basic & Translat Obes Res, Boston, MA USA.;Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Fall, Tove
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Kilpelainen, Tuomas O.
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Lu, Yingchang
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Prevent Med, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Magi, Reedik
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia.;Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Mihailov, Evelin
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Pers, Tune H.
    Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Genet, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Ctr Basic & Translat Obes Res, Boston, MA USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Broad Inst MIT & Harvard, Med & Populat Genet Program, Cambridge, MA USA..
    Rueeger, Sina
    Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Hosp Lausanne CHUV, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Teumer, Alexander
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Community Med, Greifswald, Germany.;Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Genom, Greifswald, Germany..
    Ehret, Georg B.
    Univ Hosp Geneva, Dept Specialties Internal Med, Geneva, Switzerland.;Johns Hopkins Univ, Sch Med, McKusick Nathans Inst Genet Med, Ctr Complex Dis Genom, Baltimore, MD USA..
    Ferreira, Teresa
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Heard-Costa, Nancy L.
    Boston Univ, Sch Med, Dept Neurol, Boston, MA 02215 USA.;NHLBI, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA USA..
    Karjalainen, Juha
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Genet, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Lagou, Vasiliki
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Churchill Hosp, Oxford Ctr Diabet Endocrinol & Metab, Oxford, England..
    Mahajan, Anubha
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Neinast, Michael D.
    Univ Texas SW Med Ctr Dallas, Dept Internal Med, Dallas, TX 75390 USA..
    Prokopenko, Inga
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Churchill Hosp, Oxford Ctr Diabet Endocrinol & Metab, Oxford, England.;Hammersmith Hosp, London, England.;Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Genom Common Dis, London, England..
    Simino, Jeannette
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Div Biostat, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Teslovich, Tanya M.
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Jansen, Rick
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Psychiat, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Westra, Harm-Jan
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Med, Div Genet, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Med, Div Rheumatol, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Partners Ctr Personalized Genet Med, Boston, MA USA..
    White, Charles C.
    Boston Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Biostat, Boston, MA 02215 USA..
    Absher, Devin
    HudsonAlpha Inst Biotechnol, Huntsville, AL USA..
    Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Steno Diabet Ctr A S, Gentofte, Denmark.;Univ Copenhagen, Herlev & Gentofte Hosp, COPSAC, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Ahmad, Shafqat
    Skane Univ Hosp Malmo, Dept Clin Sci, Genet & Mol Epidemiol Unit, Malmo, Sweden..
    Albrecht, Eva
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Alves, Alexessander Couto
    Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Sch Publ Hlth, MRC Hlth Protect Agcy HPA Ctr Environm & Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England..
    Bragg-Gresham, Jennifer L.
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    de Craen, Anton J. M.
    Leiden Univ Med Ctr, Dept Gerontol & Geriatr, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Bis, Joshua C.
    Univ Washington, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Med, Seattle, WA 98195 USA..
    Bonnefond, Amelie
    CNRS, UMR 8199, Lille, France.;European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille, France.;Univ Lille 2, Lille, France..
    Boucher, Gabrielle
    Montreal Heart Inst, Montreal, PQ H1T 1C8, Canada..
    Cadby, Gemma
    Univ Western Australia, Ctr Genet Origins Hlth & Dis, Crawley, WA, Australia..
    Cheng, Yu-Ching
    VA Maryland Hlth Care Syst, Baltimore, MD USA.;Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Chiang, Charleston W. K.
    Univ Calif Los Angeles, Dept Ecol & Evolutionary Biol, Los Angeles, CA USA..
    Delgado, Graciela
    Heidelberg Univ, Mannheim Med Fac, Dept Med 5, Mannheim, Germany..
    Demirkan, Ayse
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Dueker, Nicole
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Epidemiol & Publ Hlth, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Eklund, Niina
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland.;Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Publ Hlth Genom Unit, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland, Helsinki, Finland..
    Eiriksdottir, Gudny
    Iceland Heart Assoc, Kopavogur, Iceland..
    Eriksson, Joel
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Ctr Bone & Arthrit Res, Inst Med,Dept Internal Med & Clin Nutr, Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Feenstra, Bjarke
    Statens Serum Inst, Dept Epidemiol Res, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Fischer, Krista
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Frau, Francesca
    Univ Milan, Dept Hlth Sci, Milan, Italy.;Filarete Fdn, Genom & Bioinformat Unit, Milan, Italy..
    Galesloot, Tessel E.
    Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Med Ctr, Radboud Inst Hlth Sci, Dept Hlth Evidence, NL-6525 ED Nijmegen, Netherlands..
    Geller, Frank
    Statens Serum Inst, Dept Epidemiol Res, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Goel, Anuj
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Div Cardiovac Med, Oxford, England..
    Gorski, Mathias
    Univ Regensburg, Inst Epidemiol & Prevent Med, Dept Genet Epidemiol, D-93053 Regensburg, Germany.;Univ Hosp Regensburg, Dept Nephrol, Regensburg, Germany..
    Grammer, Tanja B.
    Heidelberg Univ, Mannheim Med Fac, Dept Med 5, Mannheim, Germany..
    Gustafsson, Stefan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Haitjema, Saskia
    UMCU, Expt Cardiol & Lab Clin Chem, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Hottenga, Jouke-Jan
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Huffman, Jennifer E.
    NHLBI, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA USA.;Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Jackson, Anne U.
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Jacobs, Kevin B.
    NCI, Div Canc Epidemiol & Genet, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;NCI, Core Genotyping Facil, SAIC Frederick Inc, Frederick, MD 21701 USA..
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Kaakinen, Marika
    Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Sch Publ Hlth, MRC Hlth Protect Agcy HPA Ctr Environm & Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Univ Oulu, Inst Hlth Sci, Oulu, Finland..
    Kleber, Marcus E.
    Heidelberg Univ, Mannheim Med Fac, Dept Med 5, Mannheim, Germany..
    Lahti, Jari
    Folkhalsan Res Ctr, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Inst Behav Sci, Helsinki, Finland..
    Leach, Irene Mateo
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Lehne, Benjamin
    Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England..
    Liu, Youfang
    Univ N Carolina Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthrit Res Ctr, Chaper Hill, NC USA..
    Lo, Ken Sin
    Montreal Heart Inst, Montreal, PQ H1T 1C8, Canada..
    Lorentzon, Mattias
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Ctr Bone & Arthrit Res, Inst Med,Dept Internal Med & Clin Nutr, Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Luan, Jian'an
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Madden, Pamela A. F.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, St Louis, MO USA..
    Mangino, Massimo
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London WC2R 2LS, England..
    McKnight, Barbara
    Univ Washington, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Fred Hutchinson Canc Res Ctr, Div Publ Hlth Sci, Program Biostat & Biomath, Seattle, WA 98104 USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Biostat, Seattle, WA 98195 USA..
    Medina-Gomez, Carolina
    NCHA, NGI, Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Monda, Keri L.
    Univ N Carolina, Dept Epidemiol, Chapel Hill, NC USA.;Amgen Inc, Ctr Observat Res, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 USA..
    Montasser, May E.
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr,Program Personalized, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Mueller, Gabriele
    Univ Dresden, Med Fac Carl Gustav Carus, Ctr Evidence Based Healthcare, Dresden, Germany..
    Mueller-Nurasyid, Martina
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.;Univ Munich, Univ Hosp Grosshadern, Dept Med 1, D-81377 Munich, Germany.;Univ Munich, Inst Med Informat Biometry & Epidemiol, Chair Genet Epidemiol, D-81377 Munich, Germany.;Munich Heart Alliance, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Munich, Germany..
    Nolte, Ilja M.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Panoutsopoulou, Kalliope
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England..
    Pascoe, Laura
    Newcastle Univ, Inst Cell & Mol Biosci, Newcastle, NSW, Australia..
    Paternoster, Lavinia
    Univ Bristol, Sch Social & Community Med, MRC Integrat Epidemiol Unit, Bristol, Avon, England..
    Rayner, Nigel W.
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Churchill Hosp, Oxford Ctr Diabet Endocrinol & Metab, Oxford, England.;Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England..
    Renstrom, Frida
    Skane Univ Hosp Malmo, Dept Clin Sci, Genet & Mol Epidemiol Unit, Malmo, Sweden..
    Rizzi, Federica
    Univ Milan, Dept Hlth Sci, Milan, Italy.;Filarete Fdn, Genom & Bioinformat Unit, Milan, Italy..
    Rose, Lynda M.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Ryan, Kathy A.
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr,Program Personalized, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Salo, Perttu
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland.;Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Publ Hlth Genom Unit, Helsinki, Finland..
    Sanna, Serena
    CNR, Ist Ric Genet & Biomed, Monserrato, Italy..
    Scharnagl, Hubert
    Med Univ Graz, Inst Clin Med, Graz, Austria.;Med Univ Graz, Chem Lab Diagnost, Graz, Austria..
    Shi, Jianxin
    NCI, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Smith, Albert Vernon
    Iceland Heart Assoc, Kopavogur, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Southam, Lorraine
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England..
    Stancakova, Alena
    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Med, Kuopio, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, SF-70210 Kuopio, Finland..
    Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur
    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Strawbridge, Rona J.
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Atherosclerosis Res Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ Hosp, Ctr Mol Med, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Sung, Yun Ju
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Div Biostat, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Tachmazidou, Ioanna
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England..
    Tanaka, Toshiko
    NIA, Translat Gerontol Branch, Baltimore, MD 21224 USA..
    Thorleifsson, Gudmar
    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Trompet, Stella
    Leiden Univ Med Ctr, Dept Gerontol & Geriatr, Leiden, Netherlands.;Leiden Univ Med Ctr, Dept Cardiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Pervjakova, Natalia
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia.;Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Publ Hlth Genom Unit, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Tartu, Inst Cell & Mol Biol, Dept Biotechnol, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia.;Univ Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland..
    Tyrer, Jonathan P.
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Oncol, Cambridge, England..
    Vandenput, Liesbeth
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Ctr Bone & Arthrit Res, Inst Med,Dept Internal Med & Clin Nutr, Gothenburg, Sweden..
    van der Laan, Sander W.
    UMCU, Expt Cardiol & Lab Clin Chem, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    van der Velde, Nathalie
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Univ Amsterdam, Acad Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med, Geriatr Med Sect, NL-1105 AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    van Setten, Jessica
    Univ Med Ctr Utrecht, Dept Med Genet, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, Jana V.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Endocrinol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Verweij, Niek
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Vlachopoulou, Efthymia
    Univ Helsinki, Transplantat Lab, Haartman Inst, Helsinki, Finland..
    Waite, Lindsay L.
    HudsonAlpha Inst Biotechnol, Huntsville, AL USA..
    Wang, Sophie R.
    Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Genet, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Program Genom, Boston, MA USA..
    Wang, Zhaoming
    NCI, Div Canc Epidemiol & Genet, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;NCI, Core Genotyping Facil, SAIC Frederick Inc, Frederick, MD 21701 USA..
    Wild, Sarah H.
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Populat Hlth Sci, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Willenborg, Christina
    Hamburg Kiel Lubeck, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Lubeck, Germany.;Univ Lubeck, Inst Integrat & Expt Genom, Lubeck, Germany..
    Wilson, James F.
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Wong, Andrew
    MRC Unit Lifelong Hlth & Ageing UCL, London, England..
    Yang, Jian
    Univ Queensland, Queensland Brain Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Yengo, Loic
    CNRS, UMR 8199, Lille, France.;European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille, France.;Univ Lille 2, Lille, France..
    Yerges-Armstrong, Laura M.
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr,Program Personalized, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Yu, Lei
    Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Rush Alzheimers Dis Ctr, Chicago, IL 60612 USA..
    Zhang, Weihua
    Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Southall, Middx, England..
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Andersson, Ehm A.
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Bakker, Stephan J. L.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Med, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Baldassarre, Damiano
    IRCCS, Ctr Cardiol Monzino, Milan, Italy.;Univ Milan, Dipartimento Sci Farmacol & Biomol, Milan, Italy..
    Banasik, Karina
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Barcella, Matteo
    Univ Milan, Dept Hlth Sci, Milan, Italy..
    Barlassina, Cristina
    Univ Milan, Dept Hlth Sci, Milan, Italy..
    Bellis, Claire
    Texas Biomed Res Inst, Dept Genet, San Antonio, TX USA.;Queensland Univ Technol, Inst Hlth & Biomed Innovat, Genom Res Ctr, Brisbane, Qld 4001, Australia..
    Benaglio, Paola
    Univ Calif San Diego, Dept Pediat, La Jolla, CA 92093 USA.;Univ Lausanne, Dept Med Genet, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Blangero, John
    Texas Biomed Res Inst, Dept Genet, San Antonio, TX USA..
    Blueher, Matthias
    Univ Leipzig, IFB Adipos Dis, D-04109 Leipzig, Germany.;Univ Leipzig, Dept Med, D-04109 Leipzig, Germany..
    Bonnet, Fabrice
    Univ Rennes 1, Rennes, France..
    Bonnycastle, Lori L.
    NHGRI, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Boyd, Heather A.
    Statens Serum Inst, Dept Epidemiol Res, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Bruinenberg, Marcel
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, LifeLines Cohort Study, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Buchman, Aron S.
    Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Rush Alzheimers Dis Ctr, Chicago, IL 60612 USA..
    Campbell, Harry
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Chen, Yii-Der Ida
    Univ Calif Los Angeles, Med Ctr, Los Angeles BioMed Res Inst Harbor, Torrance, CA 90509 USA..
    Chines, Peter S.
    NHGRI, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Claudi-Boehm, Simone
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med 1, D-89069 Ulm, Germany..
    Cole, John
    VA Maryland Hlth Care Syst, Baltimore, MD USA.;Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Neurol, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Collins, Francis S.
    NHGRI, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    de Geus, Eco J. C.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    de Groot, Lisette C. P. G. M.
    Wageningen Univ, Dept Human Nutr, NL-6700 AP Wageningen, Netherlands..
    Dimitriou, Maria
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England.;Harokopio Univ, Dept Dietet Nutr, Athens, Greece..
    Duan, Jubao
    NorthShore Univ HealthSyst, Evanston, IL USA.;Univ Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637 USA..
    Enroth, Stefan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Eury, Elodie
    CNRS, UMR 8199, Lille, France.;European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille, France.;Univ Lille 2, Lille, France..
    Farmaki, Aliki-Eleni
    Harokopio Univ, Sch Hlth Sci & Educ, Dept Nutr & Dietet, Athens, Greece..
    Forouhi, Nita G.
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Friedrich, Nele
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Clin Chem & Lab Med, Greifswald, Germany..
    Gejman, Pablo V.
    NorthShore Univ HealthSyst, Evanston, IL USA.;Univ Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637 USA..
    Gigante, Bruna
    Karolinska Inst, Inst Environm Med, Div Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Glorioso, Nicola
    AOU Univ Sassari, Hypertens & Related Dis Ctr, Sassari, Italy..
    Go, Alan S.
    Kaiser Permanente, Div Res, Oakland, CA USA..
    Gottesman, Omri
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Med, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Graessler, Juergen
    Univ Dresden, Dept Med Pathobiochem 3, Dresden, Germany..
    Grallert, Harald
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Neuherberg, Germany.;German Ctr Diabet Res DZD, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Grarup, Niels
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Gu, Yu-Mei
    Univ Leuven, KU Leuven Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Res Unit Hypertens & Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Leuven, Belgium..
    Broer, Linda
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Ham, Annelies C.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Hansen, Torben
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Univ Southern Denmark, Fac Hlth Sci, Odense, Denmark..
    Harris, Tamara B.
    NIA, Lab Epidemiol & Populat Sci, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;NIA, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Hartman, Catharina A.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Psychiat, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Hassinen, Maija
    Kuopio Res Inst Exercise Med, Kuopio, Finland..
    Hastie, Nicholas
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Hattersley, Andrew T.
    Univ Exeter, Inst Biomed & Clin Sci, Exeter, Devon, England..
    Heath, Andrew C.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, St Louis, MO USA..
    Henders, Anjali K.
    QIMR Bergofer Med Res Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Hernandez, Dena
    NIA, Neurogenet Lab, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Hillege, Hans
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Holmen, Oddgeir
    Norwegian Univ Sci & Technol, Dept Publ Hlth & Gen Practice, N-7034 Trondheim, Norway..
    Hovingh, Kees G.
    Univ Amsterdam, Acad Med Ctr, Dept Vasc Med, NL-1105 AZ Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Hui, Jennie
    Pathwest Lab Med Western Australia, Nedlands, WA, Australia.;Univ Western Australia, Sch Pathol & Lab Med, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia.;Univ Western Australia, Sch Populat Hlth, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia..
    Husemoen, Lise L.
    Glostrup Cty Hosp, Res Ctr Prevent & Hlth, Glostrup, Denmark..
    Hutri-Kahonen, Nina
    Univ Tampere, Sch Med, Dept Pediat, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland.;Tampere Univ Hosp, Dept Pediat, Tampere, Finland..
    Hysi, Pirro G.
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London WC2R 2LS, England..
    Illig, Thomas
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.;Hannover Med Sch, Hannover Unified Biobank, Hannover, Germany.;Hannover Med Sch, Inst Human Genet, Hannover, NH, Germany..
    De Jager, Philip L.
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Neurol, Program Translat NeuroPsychiat Genom, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Jalilzadeh, Shapour
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Div Cardiovac Med, Oxford, England..
    Jorgensen, Torben
    Glostrup Cty Hosp, Res Ctr Prevent & Hlth, Glostrup, Denmark.;Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Aalborg Univ, Fac Med, Aalborg, Denmark..
    Jukema, J. Wouter
    Leiden Univ Med Ctr, Dept Cardiol, Leiden, Netherlands.;Interuniv Cardiol Inst Netherlands, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Juonala, Markus
    Turku Univ Hosp, Div Med, FIN-20520 Turku, Finland.;Murdoch Childrens Res Inst, Parkville, Vic, Australia.;Univ Turku, Dept Med, Turku, Finland..
    Kanoni, Stavroula
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England..
    Karaleftheri, Maria
    Echinos Med Ctr, Echinos, Greece..
    Khaw, Kay Tee
    Addenbrookes Hosp, Clin Gerontol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Kinnunen, Leena
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Kittner, Steven J.
    VA Maryland Hlth Care Syst, Baltimore, MD USA.;Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Neurol, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Koenig, Wolfgang
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med Cardiol 2, D-89069 Ulm, Germany..
    Kolcic, Ivana
    Univ Split, Fac Med, Dept Publ Hlth, Split, Croatia..
    Kovacs, Peter
    Univ Leipzig, IFB Adipos Dis, D-04109 Leipzig, Germany..
    Krarup, Nikolaj T.
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Kratzer, Wolfgang
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med 1, D-89069 Ulm, Germany..
    Krueger, Janine
    Univ Med Greifswald, Dept Med A, Greifswald, Germany..
    Kuh, Diana
    MRC Unit Lifelong Hlth & Ageing UCL, London, England..
    Kumari, Meena
    UCL, Dept Epidemiol & Publ Hlth, London, England..
    Kyriakou, Theodosios
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Div Cardiovac Med, Oxford, England..
    Langenberg, Claudia
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England.;UCL, Dept Epidemiol & Publ Hlth, London, England..
    Lannfelt, Lars
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Geriatrics.
    Lanzani, Chiara
    Univ Vita Salute San Raffaele, Chair Nephrol, Segrate, Milan, Italy.;IRCCS San Raffaele Sci Inst, Genom Renal Dis & Hypertens Unit, Segrate, Milan, Italy..
    Lotay, Vaneet
    Univ Calgary, Dept Biol Sci, Calgary, AB T2N 1N4, Canada..
    Launer, Lenore J.
    NIA, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Leander, Karin
    Karolinska Inst, Inst Environm Med, Div Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Lindstrom, Jaana
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Diabet Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland..
    Linneberg, Allan
    Glostrup Cty Hosp, Res Ctr Prevent & Hlth, Glostrup, Denmark.;Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Rigshosp, Dept Clin Expt Res, Glostrup, Denmark..
    Liu, Yan-Ping
    Univ Leuven, KU Leuven Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Res Unit Hypertens & Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Leuven, Belgium..
    Lobbens, Stephane
    CNRS, UMR 8199, Lille, France.;European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille, France..
    Luben, Robert
    Strangeways Res Lab Worts Causeway, Cambridge, England..
    Lyssenko, Valeriya
    Steno Diabet Ctr A S, Gentofte, Denmark.;Lund Univ, Ctr Diabet, Malmo, Sweden.;Lund Univ, Dept Clin Sci, Diabet & Endocrinol Unit, Malmo, Sweden..
    Mannisto, Satu
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland..
    Magnusson, Patrik K.
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden..
    McArdle, Wendy L.
    Univ Bristol, Sch Social & Community Med, Bristol, Avon, England..
    Menni, Cristina
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London WC2R 2LS, England..
    Merger, Sigrun
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med 1, D-89069 Ulm, Germany..
    Milani, Lili
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Montgomery, Grant W.
    QIMR Bergofer Med Res Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Morris, Andrew P.
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Liverpool, Dept Biostat, Liverpool L69 3BX, Merseyside, England..
    Narisu, Narisu
    NHGRI, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Nelis, Mari
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Ong, Ken K.
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England.;MRC Unit Lifelong Hlth & Ageing UCL, London, England.;Univ Cambridge, Dept Paediat, Cambridge, England..
    Palotie, Aarno
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland, Helsinki, Finland.;Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Ctr Human Genet Res, Psychiat & Neurodev Genet Unit, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Metaanal Glucose & Insulin Related Traits Consort, Beijing, Peoples R China..
    Perusse, Louis
    Univ Laval, Dept Kinesiol, Quebec City, PQ, Canada.;Univ Laval, Inst Nutr & Funct Foods, Quebec City, PQ, Canada..
    Pichler, Irene
    European Acad Bozen Bolzano EURAC, Ctr Biomed, Bolzano, Italy.;Med Univ Lubeck, Affiliated Inst, D-23538 Lubeck, Germany..
    Pilia, Maria G.
    CNR, Ist Ric Genet & Biomed, Monserrato, Italy..
    Pouta, Anneli
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Children Young People & Families, Helsinki, Finland.;Oulu Univ Hosp, Med Res Ctr, Dept Obstet & Gynecol, Oulu, Finland.;Univ Oulu, Oulu, Finland..
    Rheinberger, Myriam
    Univ Hosp Regensburg, Dept Nephrol, Regensburg, Germany..
    Ribel-Madsen, Rasmus
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Richards, Marcus
    MRC Unit Lifelong Hlth & Ageing UCL, London, England..
    Rice, Kenneth M.
    Univ Washington, Dept Biostat, Seattle, WA 98195 USA..
    Rice, Treva K.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Div Biostat, St Louis, MO 63110 USA.;Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Psychiat, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Rivolta, Carlo
    Univ Lausanne, Dept Med Genet, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Salomaa, Veikko
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland..
    Sanders, Alan R.
    NorthShore Univ HealthSyst, Evanston, IL USA.;Univ Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637 USA..
    Sarzynski, Mark A.
    Pennington Biomed Res Ctr, Human Genom Lab, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA..
    Scholtens, Salome
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Scott, Robert A.
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Scott, William R.
    Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Southall, Middx, England..
    Sebert, Sylvain
    Univ Oulu, Inst Hlth Sci, Oulu, Finland..
    Sengupta, Sebanti
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Sennblad, Bengt
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Atherosclerosis Res Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ Hosp, Ctr Mol Med, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Inst, Sci Life Lab, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Seufferlein, Thomas
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med 1, D-89069 Ulm, Germany..
    Silveira, Angela
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Atherosclerosis Res Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ Hosp, Ctr Mol Med, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Slagboom, P. Eline
    Leiden Univ Med Ctr, Dept Mol Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Smit, Jan H.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Psychiat, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Sparso, Thomas H.
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Stirrups, Kathleen
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England..
    Stolk, Ronald P.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Stringham, Heather M.
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Swertz, Morris A.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Genet, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Swift, Amy J.
    NHGRI, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Syvänen, Ann-Christine
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular Medicine.
    Tan, Sian-Tsung
    Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Southall, Middx, England.;Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London, England..
    Thorand, Barbara
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Neuherberg, Germany.;German Ctr Diabet Res DZD, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Toenjes, Anke
    Univ Leipzig, Dept Med, D-04109 Leipzig, Germany..
    Tremblay, Angelo
    Univ Laval, Dept Kinesiol, Quebec City, PQ, Canada..
    Tsafantakis, Emmanouil
    Anogia Med Ctr, Anogia, Greece..
    van der Most, Peter J.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Voelker, Uwe
    Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Genom, Greifswald, Germany.;DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Greifswald, Germany..
    Vohl, Marie-Claude
    Univ Laval, Inst Nutr & Funct Foods, Quebec City, PQ, Canada.;Univ Laval, Sch Nutr, Quebec City, PQ, Canada..
    Vonk, Judith M.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Waldenberger, Melanie
    Munich Heart Alliance, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Munich, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Walker, Ryan W.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Prevent Med, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Wennauer, Roman
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Clin Chem, D-89069 Ulm, Germany..
    Widen, Elisabeth
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland, Helsinki, Finland..
    Willemsen, Gonneke
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Wilsgaard, Tom
    Univ Tromso, Fac Hlth Sci, Dept Clin Med, Tromso, Norway.;Univ Tromso, Fac Hlth Sci, Dept Community Med, Tromso, Norway..
    Wright, Alan F.
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Zillikens, M. Carola
    NCHA, NGI, Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    van Dijk, Suzanne C.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    van Schoor, Natasja M.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Asselbergs, Folkert W.
    Univ Med Ctr Utrecht, Dept Cardiol, Div Heart & Lungs, Utrecht, Netherlands.;Netherlands Heart Inst, Interuniv Cardiol Inst Netherlands, Durrer Ctr Cardiogenet Res, Utrecht, Netherlands.;UCL, Inst Cardiovasc Sci, London, England..
    de Bakker, Paul I. W.
    Univ Med Ctr Utrecht, Dept Med Genet, Utrecht, Netherlands.;Univ Med Ctr, Dept Epidemiol, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Beckmann, Jacques S.
    Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Beilby, John
    Pathwest Lab Med Western Australia, Nedlands, WA, Australia.;Univ Western Australia, Sch Pathol & Lab Med, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia..
    Bennett, David A.
    Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Rush Alzheimers Dis Ctr, Chicago, IL 60612 USA..
    Bergman, Richard N.
    Cedars Sinai Med Ctr, Diabet & Obes Res Inst, Los Angeles, CA 90048 USA..
    Bergmann, Sven
    Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Lausanne, Dept Med Genet, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Boeger, Carsten A.
    Univ Hosp Regensburg, Dept Nephrol, Regensburg, Germany..
    Boehm, Bernhard O.
    Univ Ulm, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med 1, D-89069 Ulm, Germany.;Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, London, England.;Lee Kong Chian Sch Med, Singapore, Singapore.;Nanyang Technol Univ, Singapore 639798, Singapore..
    Boerwinkle, Eric
    Univ Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Ctr Human Genet, Houston, TX 77030 USA.;Univ Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Inst Mol Med, Houston, TX 77030 USA..
    Boomsma, Dorret I.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Dept Biol Psychol, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Bornstein, Stefan R.
    Univ Dresden, Med Fac Carl Gustav Carus, Dept Med 3, Dresden, Germany..
    Bottinger, Erwin P.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Med, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Bouchard, Claude
    Pennington Biomed Res Ctr, Human Genom Lab, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA..
    Chambers, John C.
    Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.;Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Southall, Middx, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London, England..
    Chanock, Stephen J.
    NCI, Div Canc Epidemiol & Genet, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.;Fred Hutchinson Canc Res Ctr, Div Publ Hlth Sci, Program Biostat & Biomath, Seattle, WA 98104 USA..
    Chasman, Daniel I.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Cucca, Francesco
    CNR, Ist Ric Genet & Biomed, Monserrato, Italy.;Univ Sassari, I-07100 Sassari, Italy..
    Cusi, Daniele
    Univ Milan, Dept Hlth Sci, Milan, Italy.;Natl Inst Res, Inst Biomed Technol, Segrate, Italy..
    Dedoussis, George
    Harokopio Univ, Sch Hlth Sci & Educ, Dept Nutr & Dietet, Athens, Greece..
    Erdmann, Jeanette
    Hamburg Kiel Lubeck, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Lubeck, Germany.;Univ Lubeck, Inst Integrat & Expt Genom, Lubeck, Germany..
    Eriksson, Johan G.
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland.;Folkhalsan Res Ctr, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Dept Gen Practice & Primary Hlth Care, Helsinki, Finland..
    Evans, Denis A.
    Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Rush Inst Healthy Aging, Chicago, IL 60612 USA.;Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med, Chicago, IL 60612 USA..
    de Faire, Ulf
    Karolinska Inst, Inst Environm Med, Div Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Farrall, Martin
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Div Cardiovac Med, Oxford, England.;Durrer Ctr Cardiogenet Res, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Ferrucci, Luigi
    NIA, Translat Gerontol Branch, Baltimore, MD 21224 USA..
    Ford, Ian
    Univ Glasgow, Robertson Ctr Biostat, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland..
    Franke, Lude
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Genet, Groningen, Netherlands.;Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Franks, Paul W.
    Skane Univ Hosp Malmo, Dept Clin Sci, Genet & Mol Epidemiol Unit, Malmo, Sweden.;Umea Univ Hosp, Dept Publ Hlth & Clin Med, Umea, Sweden.;Harvard Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Nutr, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Froguel, Philippe
    CNRS, UMR 8199, Lille, France.;European Genom Inst Diabet, Lille, France.;Univ Lille 2, Lille, France..
    Gansevoort, Ron T.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Med, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Gieger, Christian
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Gronberg, Henrik
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Gudnason, Vilmundur
    Iceland Heart Assoc, Kopavogur, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Medicinsk genetik och genomik.
    Hall, Per
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Hamsten, Anders
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Atherosclerosis Res Unit, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Univ Hosp, Ctr Mol Med, Stockholm, Sweden.;Karolinska Inst, Dept Med, Stockholm, Sweden..
    van der Harst, Pim
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Genet, Groningen, Netherlands.;Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands.;Netherlands Heart Inst, Interuniv Cardiol Inst Netherlands, Durrer Ctr Cardiogenet Res, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Hayward, Caroline
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Heliovaara, Markku
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Hengstenberg, Christian
    Munich Heart Alliance, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Munich, Germany.;Tech Univ Munich, Deutsch Herzzentrum Munchen, D-80290 Munich, Germany..
    Hicks, Andrew A.
    European Acad Bozen Bolzano EURAC, Ctr Biomed, Bolzano, Italy.;Med Univ Lubeck, Affiliated Inst, D-23538 Lubeck, Germany..
    Hingorani, Aroon
    UCL, Inst Cardiovasc Sci, London, England..
    Hofman, Albert
    NCHA, NGI, Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Hu, Frank
    Harvard Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Nutr, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Med, Channing Div Network Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Huikuri, Heikki V.
    Oulu Univ Hosp, Med Res Ctr Oulu, Oulu, Finland.;Univ Oulu, Oulu, Finland..
    Hveem, Kristian
    Norwegian Univ Sci & Technol, Dept Publ Hlth & Gen Practice, N-7034 Trondheim, Norway..
    James, Alan L.
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Dept Pulm Physiol & Sleep Med, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia..
    Jordan, Joanne M.
    Univ N Carolina Chapel Hill, Thurston Arthrit Res Ctr, Chaper Hill, NC USA..
    Jula, Antti
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland..
    Kaehoenen, Mika
    Tampere Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol, Tampere, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Sch Med, Dept Clin Physiol, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland..
    Kajantie, Eero
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Diabet Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland.;Helsinki Univ Hosp, Childrens Hosp, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland..
    Kathiresan, Sekar
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Div Cardiol, Boston, MA 02114 USA.;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Ctr Human Genet Res, Boston, MA 02114 USA..
    Kiemeney, Lambertus A. L. M.
    Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Med Ctr, Radboud Inst Hlth Sci, Dept Hlth Evidence, NL-6525 ED Nijmegen, Netherlands.;Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Med Ctr, Radboud Inst Hlth Sci, Dept Urol, NL-6525 ED Nijmegen, Netherlands..
    Kivimaki, Mika
    UCL, Dept Epidemiol & Publ Hlth, London, England..
    Knekt, Paul B.
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland..
    Koistinen, Heikki A.
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.;Helsinki Univ Cent Hosp, Dept Med, Helsinki, Finland.;Abdominal Ctr Endocrinol, Helsinki, Finland.;Minerva Fdn, Helsinki, Finland..
    Kooner, Jaspal S.
    Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Southall, Middx, England.;Univ London Imperial Coll Sci Technol & Med, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London, England..
    Koskinen, Seppo
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Hlth, Helsinki, Finland..
    Kuusisto, Johanna
    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Med, Kuopio, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, SF-70210 Kuopio, Finland..
    Maerz, Winfried
    Heidelberg Univ, Mannheim Med Fac, Dept Med 5, Mannheim, Germany.;Med Univ Graz, Inst Clin Med, Graz, Austria.;Med Univ Graz, Chem Lab Diagnost, Graz, Austria..
    Martin, Nicholas G.
    QIMR Bergofer Med Res Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Laakso, Markku
    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Med, Kuopio, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, SF-70210 Kuopio, Finland..
    Lakka, Timo A.
    Kuopio Res Inst Exercise Med, Kuopio, Finland.;Univ Eastern Finland, Inst Biomed, Dept Physiol, Kuopio, Finland..
    Lehtimaki, Terho
    Univ Tampere, Sch Med, Dept Clin Chem, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Dept Clin Chem, Fimlab Labs, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland.;Univ Tampere, Sch Med, FIN-33101 Tampere, Finland..
    Lettre, Guillaume
    Montreal Heart Inst, Montreal, PQ H1T 1C8, Canada.;Univ Montreal, Dept Med, Montreal, PQ H3C 3J7, Canada..
    Levinson, Douglas F.
    Stanford Univ, Stanford, CA 94305 USA..
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular epidemiology.
    Lokki, Marja-Liisa
    Univ Helsinki, Transplantat Lab, Haartman Inst, Helsinki, Finland..
    Mantyselka, Pekka
    Univ Eastern Finland, Sch Med, Inst Publ Hlth & Clin Nutr, Primary Hlth Care Unit, Kuopio, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, Primary Hlth Care Unit, SF-70210 Kuopio, Finland..
    Melbye, Mads
    Statens Serum Inst, Dept Epidemiol Res, DK-2300 Copenhagen, Denmark.;Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA..
    Metspalu, Andres
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Mitchell, Braxton D.
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.;Baltimore Vet Adm Med Ctr, Geriatr Res & Educ Clin Ctr, Baltimore, MD USA..
    Moll, Frans L.
    Univ Med Ctr Utrecht, Dept Surg, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Murray, Jeffrey C.
    Univ Iowa, Dept Pediat, Iowa City, IA 52242 USA..
    Musk, Arthur W.
    Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Dept Resp Med, Nedlands, WA 6009, Australia..
    Nieminen, Markku S.
    Helsinki Univ Cent Hosp, HUCH Heart & Lung Ctr, Div Cardiol, Helsinki, Finland..
    Njolstad, Inger
    Univ Tromso, Fac Hlth Sci, Dept Clin Med, Tromso, Norway.;Univ Tromso, Fac Hlth Sci, Dept Community Med, Tromso, Norway..
    Ohlsson, Claes
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Ctr Bone & Arthrit Res, Inst Med,Dept Internal Med & Clin Nutr, Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Oldehinkel, Albertine J.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr, Interdisciplinary Ctr Psychopathol & Emot Regulat, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Oostra, Ben A.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Palmer, Lyle J.
    Univ Adelaide, Sch Publ Hlth, Adelaide, SA, Australia.;Univ Adelaide, Robinson Res Inst, Adelaide, SA, Australia..
    Pankow, James S.
    Univ Minnesota, Sch Publ Hlth, Div Epidemiol & Community Hlth, Minneapolis, MN USA..
    Pasterkamp, Gerard
    UMCU, Expt Cardiol & Lab Clin Chem, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Pedersen, Nancy L.
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Pedersen, Oluf
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark..
    Penninx, Brenda W.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Psychiat, Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst Hlth & Care Res, Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Perola, Markus
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia.;Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Chron Dis Prevent, Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland, Helsinki, Finland..
    Peters, Annette
    Munich Heart Alliance, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Munich, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol 2, Neuherberg, Germany..
    Polasek, Ozren
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Split, Fac Med, Dept Publ Hlth, Split, Croatia..
    Pramstaller, Peter P.
    European Acad Bozen Bolzano EURAC, Ctr Biomed, Bolzano, Italy.;Med Univ Lubeck, Affiliated Inst, D-23538 Lubeck, Germany.;Gen Cent Hosp, Dept Neurol, Bolzano, Italy..
    Psaty, Bruce M.
    Univ Washington, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Med, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Epidemiol, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Univ Washington, Dept Hlth Serv, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.;Grp Hlth Cooperat, Grp Hlth Res Inst, Seatte, WA USA..
    Qi, Lu
    Harvard Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Nutr, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Med, Channing Div Network Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Quertermous, Thomas
    Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA..
    Raitakari, Olli T.
    Turku Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol & Nucl Med, FIN-20520 Turku, Finland.;Univ Turku, Res Ctr Appl & Prevent Cardiovasc Med, Turku, Finland..
    Rankinen, Tuomo
    Pennington Biomed Res Ctr, Human Genom Lab, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 USA..
    Rauramaa, Rainer
    Kuopio Res Inst Exercise Med, Kuopio, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol & Nucl Med, SF-70210 Kuopio, Finland..
    Ridker, Paul M.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Rioux, John D.
    Montreal Heart Inst, Montreal, PQ H1T 1C8, Canada.;Univ Montreal, Dept Med, Montreal, PQ H3C 3J7, Canada..
    Rivadeneira, Fernando
    NCHA, NGI, Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Rotter, Jerome I.
    Univ Calif Los Angeles, Med Ctr, Los Angeles BioMed Res Inst Harbor, Torrance, CA 90509 USA..
    Rudan, Igor
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    den Ruijter, Hester M.
    UMCU, Expt Cardiol & Lab Clin Chem, Utrecht, Netherlands..
    Saltevo, Juha
    Cent Finland Cent Hosp, Dept Med, Jyvaskyla, Finland..
    Sattar, Naveed
    Univ Glasgow, BHF Glasgow Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland..
    Schunkert, Heribert
    Munich Heart Alliance, DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Munich, Germany.;Tech Univ Munich, Deutsch Herzzentrum Munchen, D-80290 Munich, Germany..
    Schwarz, Peter E. H.
    Univ Dresden, Med Fac Carl Gustav Carus, Dept Med 3, Dresden, Germany..
    Shuldiner, Alan R.
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr,Program Personalized, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.;Vetrans Adm Med Ctr, Geriatr Res & Educ Clin Ctr, Baltimore, MD USA..
    Sinisalo, Juha
    Helsinki Univ Cent Hosp, HUCH Heart & Lung Ctr, Div Cardiol, Helsinki, Finland..
    Snieder, Harold
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Sorensen, Thorkild I. A.
    Univ Copenhagen, Fac Hlth & Med Sci, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, Copenhagen, Denmark.;Univ Bristol, Sch Social & Community Med, MRC Integrat Epidemiol Unit, Bristol, Avon, England.;Bispebjerg & Frederiksberg Hosp, Inst Prevent Med, Frederiksberg, Denmark..
    Spector, Tim D.
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, London WC2R 2LS, England..
    Staessen, Jan A.
    Univ Leuven, KU Leuven Dept Cardiovasc Sci, Res Unit Hypertens & Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Leuven, Belgium.;Maastricht Univ, R&D VitaK Grp, Maastricht, Netherlands..
    Stefania, Bandinelli
    ASF, Geriatr Unit, Florence, Italy..
    Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur
    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Stumvoll, Michael
    Univ Leipzig, IFB Adipos Dis, D-04109 Leipzig, Germany.;Univ Leipzig, Dept Med, D-04109 Leipzig, Germany..
    Tardif, Jean-Claude
    Montreal Heart Inst, Montreal, PQ H1T 1C8, Canada.;Univ Montreal, Dept Med, Montreal, PQ H3C 3J7, Canada..
    Tremoli, Elena
    IRCCS, Ctr Cardiol Monzino, Milan, Italy.;Univ Milan, Dipartimento Sci Farmacol & Biomol, Milan, Italy..
    Tuomilehto, Jaakko
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Diabet Prevent Unit, Helsinki, Finland.;Danube Univ Krems, Ctr Vasc Prevent, Krems, Austria.;Hosp Univ La Paz IdiPAZ, Inst Invest Sanitaria, Madrid, Spain.;King Abdulaziz Univ, Diabet Res Grp, Jeddah 21413, Saudi Arabia..
    Uitterlinden, Andre G.
    NCHA, NGI, Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Uusitupa, Matti
    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Publ Hlth & Clin Nutr, Espoo, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, Res Unit, SF-70210 Kuopio, Finland..
    Verbeek, Andre L. M.
    Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Med Ctr, Radboud Inst Hlth Sci, Dept Hlth Evidence, NL-6525 ED Nijmegen, Netherlands..
    Vermeulen, Sita H.
    Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Med Ctr, Radboud Inst Hlth Sci, Dept Hlth Evidence, NL-6525 ED Nijmegen, Netherlands.;Radboud Univ Nijmegen, Med Ctr, Dept Human Genet, NL-6525 ED Nijmegen, Netherlands..
    Viikari, Jorma S.
    Univ Turku, Dept Med, Turku, Finland..
    Vitart, Veronique
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Voelzke, Henry
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Community Med, Greifswald, Germany.;DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Greifswald, Germany..
    Vollenweider, Peter
    Univ Hosp Lausanne CHUV, Dept Internal Med, Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Waeber, Gerard
    Univ Hosp Lausanne CHUV, Dept Internal Med, Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Walker, Mark
    Broad Inst Harvard & MIT, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Newcastle Univ, Inst Cellular Med, Newcastle, NSW, Australia..
    Wallaschofski, Henri
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Clin Chem & Lab Med, Greifswald, Germany.;DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Greifswald, Germany..
    Wareham, Nicholas J.
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England..
    Watkins, Hugh
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Radcliffe Dept Med, Div Cardiovac Med, Oxford, England..
    Zeggini, Eleftheria
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England..
    Chakravarti, Aravinda
    Johns Hopkins Univ, Sch Med, McKusick Nathans Inst Genet Med, Ctr Complex Dis Genom, Baltimore, MD USA..
    Clegg, Deborah J.
    Univ Texas SW Med Ctr Dallas, Dept Internal Med, Dallas, TX 75390 USA..
    Cupples, L. Adrienne
    NHLBI, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA USA.;Boston Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Biostat, Boston, MA 02215 USA..
    Gordon-Larsen, Penny
    Univ N Carolina, Gillings Sch Global Publ Hlth, Dept Nutr, Chapel Hill, NC USA.;Univ N Carolina, Carolina Populat Ctr, Chapel Hill, NC USA..
    Jaquish, Cashell E.
    NHLBI, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Rao, D. C.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA.;Washington Univ, Sch Med, Div Biostat, St Louis, MO 63110 USA.;Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Psychiat, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Abecasis, Goncalo R.
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Assimes, Themistocles L.
    Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA..
    Barroso, Ines
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England.;Addenbrookes Hosp, Inst Metab Sci, NIHR Cambridge Biomed Res Ctr, Cambridge, England.;Univ Cambridge, Addenbrookes Hosp, Inst Metab Sci, Metab Res Labs, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, England..
    Berndt, Sonja I.
    NCI, Div Canc Epidemiol & Genet, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Boehnke, Michael
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Deloukas, Panos
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Cambridge, England.;Queen Mary Univ London, Barts & London Sch Med & Dent, William Harvey Res Inst, London, England.;King Abdulaziz Univ, PACER HD, Jeddah 21413, Saudi Arabia..
    Fox, Caroline S.
    NHLBI, Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Groop, Leif C.
    Lund Univ, Ctr Diabet, Malmo, Sweden.;Lund Univ, Dept Clin Sci, Diabet & Endocrinol Unit, Malmo, Sweden.;Univ Helsinki, FIMM, Helsinki, Finland..
    Hunter, David J.
    MIT, Broad Inst, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA.;Harvard Univ, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Nutr, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Med, Channing Div Network Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA..
    Kaplan, Robert C.
    Albert Einstein Coll Med, Dept Epidemiol & Popualt Hlth, Bronx, NY 10467 USA..
    McCarthy, Mark I.
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.;Univ Oxford, Churchill Hosp, Oxford Ctr Diabet Endocrinol & Metab, Oxford, England.;Oxford NIHR Biomed Res Ctr, Oxford, England..
    Mohlke, Karen L.
    Univ N Carolina, Dept Genet, Chapel Hill, NC USA..
    O'Connell, Jeffrey R.
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr,Program Personalized, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Schlessinger, David
    NIA, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Strachan, David P.
    St Georges Univ London, Populat Hlth Res Inst, London, England..
    Stefansson, Kari
    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland.;Univ Iceland, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland..
    van Duijn, Cornelia M.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Genet Epidemiol Unit, Rotterdam, Netherlands.;NCHA, NGI, Leiden, Netherlands.;Ctr Med Syst Biol, Leiden, Netherlands..
    Hirschhorn, Joel N.
    MIT, Broad Inst, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA.;Harvard Univ, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Genet, Boston, MA USA.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Ctr Basic & Translat Obes Res, Boston, MA USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Lindgren, Cecilia M.
    MIT, Broad Inst, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA.;Harvard Univ, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA.;Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England..
    Heid, Iris M.
    Univ Regensburg, Inst Epidemiol & Prevent Med, Dept Genet Epidemiol, D-93053 Regensburg, Germany.;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany..
    North, Kari E.
    Univ N Carolina, Carolina Ctr Genome Sci, Chapel Hill, NC USA.;Univ N Carolina, Dept Epidemiol, Chapel Hill, NC USA..
    Borecki, Ingrid B.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Kutalik, Zoltan
    Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Hosp Lausanne CHUV, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Lausanne, Dept Med Genet, Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Loos, Ruth J. F.
    Univ Cambridge, Inst Metab Sci, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Prevent Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Genet Obes & Related Metab Traits Program, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Mindich Child Hlth & Dev Inst, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    The Influence of Age and Sex on Genetic Associations with Adult Body Size and Shape: A Large-Scale Genome-Wide Interaction Study2015In: PLoS Genetics, ISSN 1553-7390, E-ISSN 1553-7404, Vol. 11, no 10, article id e1005378Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified more than 100 genetic variants contributing to BMI, a measure of body size, or waist-to-hip ratio (adjusted for BMI, WHRadjBMI), a measure of body shape. Body size and shape change as people grow older and these changes differ substantially between men and women. To systematically screen for age-and/or sex-specific effects of genetic variants on BMI and WHRadjBMI, we performed meta-analyses of 114 studies (up to 320,485 individuals of European descent) with genome-wide chip and/or Metabochip data by the Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits (GIANT) Consortium. Each study tested the association of up to similar to 2.8M SNPs with BMI and WHRadjBMI in four strata (men <= 50y, men > 50y, women <= 50y, women > 50y) and summary statistics were combined in stratum-specific meta-analyses. We then screened for variants that showed age-specific effects (G x AGE), sex-specific effects (G x SEX) or age-specific effects that differed between men and women (G x AGE x SEX). For BMI, we identified 15 loci (11 previously established for main effects, four novel) that showed significant (FDR< 5%) age-specific effects, of which 11 had larger effects in younger (< 50y) than in older adults (>= 50y). No sex-dependent effects were identified for BMI. For WHRadjBMI, we identified 44 loci (27 previously established for main effects, 17 novel) with sex-specific effects, of which 28 showed larger effects in women than in men, five showed larger effects in men than in women, and 11 showed opposite effects between sexes. No age-dependent effects were identified for WHRadjBMI. This is the first genome-wide interaction meta-analysis to report convincing evidence of age-dependent genetic effects on BMI. In addition, we confirm the sex-specificity of genetic effects on WHRadjBMI. These results may providefurther insights into the biology that underlies weight change with age or the sexually dimorphism of body shape.

  • 302. Witasp, Anna
    et al.
    Carrero, Juan Jesús
    Michaëlsson, Karl
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, Orthopaedics.
    Ahlström, Håkan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Oncology and Radiation Science, Radiology.
    Kullberg, Joel
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Oncology and Radiation Science, Radiology.
    Adamsson, Viola
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Risérus, Ulf
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Larsson, Anders
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care.
    Helmersson-Karlqvist, Johanna
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Biochemial structure and function.
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular epidemiology.
    Stenvinkel, Peter
    Ärnlöv, Johan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Inflammatory biomarker pentraxin 3 (PTX3) in relation to obesity, body fat depots, and weight loss2014In: Obesity, ISSN 1930-7381, E-ISSN 1930-739X, Vol. 22, no 5, p. 1373-1379Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    OBJECTIVE: The relation between inflammatory markers, adiposity and disease is under extensive study. Here we tested the hypothesis that the immunomodulatory protein pentraxin 3 (PTX3) is associated with adiposity in the general population.

    DESIGN AND METHODS: Serum PTX3 concentrations, body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC) and fat depots, as quantified by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and magnetic resonance imaging, were assessed in three community-based cohorts: ULSAM, n = 790, mean age 78 years; PIVUS, n = 1003, mean age 70 years, women 50%; and the NORDIET-trial, n = 86, mean age 53 years, women 63%. Participants were re-examined after 5 years (PIVUS, n = 804) or following a 6-week randomized controlled dietary intervention (NORDIET).

    RESULTS: PTX3 levels were inversely associated with BMI and WC as well as with total and visceral fat (P < 0.05 for all; adjusted for age, inflammatory biomarkers and cardiovascular risk factors). The association between PTX3 and BMI appeared even stronger in nonobese individuals. A decrease in BMI over 5 years as well as weight loss following the NORDIET intervention were associated with increased serum PTX3 concentrations (P < 0.001).

    CONCLUSIONS: These consistent data support an inverse association between circulating PTX3 and anthropometrical measures, calling for further mechanistic studies of the link between PTX3 and fat.

  • 303. Wood, Andrew R
    et al.
    Esko, Tonu
    Yang, Jian
    Vedantam, Sailaja
    Pers, Tune H
    Gustafsson, Stefan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Chu, Audrey Y
    Estrada, Karol
    Luan, Jian'an
    Kutalik, Zoltán
    Amin, Najaf
    Buchkovich, Martin L
    Croteau-Chonka, Damien C
    Day, Felix R
    Duan, Yanan
    Fall, Tove
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Fehrmann, Rudolf
    Ferreira, Teresa
    Jackson, Anne U
    Karjalainen, Juha
    Lo, Ken Sin
    Locke, Adam E
    Mägi, Reedik
    Mihailov, Evelin
    Porcu, Eleonora
    Randall, Joshua C
    Scherag, André
    Vinkhuyzen, Anna A E
    Westra, Harm-Jan
    Winkler, Thomas W
    Workalemahu, Tsegaselassie
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Absher, Devin
    Albrecht, Eva
    Anderson, Denise
    Baron, Jeffrey
    Beekman, Marian
    Demirkan, Ayse
    Ehret, Georg B
    Feenstra, Bjarke
    Feitosa, Mary F
    Fischer, Krista
    Fraser, Ross M
    Goel, Anuj
    Gong, Jian
    Justice, Anne E
    Kanoni, Stavroula
    Kleber, Marcus E
    Kristiansson, Kati
    Lim, Unhee
    Lotay, Vaneet
    Lui, Julian C
    Mangino, Massimo
    Leach, Irene Mateo
    Medina-Gomez, Carolina
    Nalls, Michael A
    Nyholt, Dale R
    Palmer, Cameron D
    Pasko, Dorota
    Pechlivanis, Sonali
    Prokopenko, Inga
    Ried, Janina S
    Ripke, Stephan
    Shungin, Dmitry
    Stancáková, Alena
    Strawbridge, Rona J
    Sung, Yun Ju
    Tanaka, Toshiko
    Teumer, Alexander
    Trompet, Stella
    van der Laan, Sander W
    van Setten, Jessica
    Van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, Jana V
    Wang, Zhaoming
    Yengo, Loïc
    Zhang, Weihua
    Afzal, Uzma
    Arnlöv, Johan
    Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Arscott, Gillian M
    Bandinelli, Stefania
    Barrett, Amy
    Bellis, Claire
    Bennett, Amanda J
    Berne, Christian
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical diabetology and metabolism.
    Blüher, Matthias
    Bolton, Jennifer L
    Böttcher, Yvonne
    Boyd, Heather A
    Bruinenberg, Marcel
    Buckley, Brendan M
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    Clarke, Robert
    Claudi-Boehm, Simone
    Cooper, Matthew
    Daw, E Warwick
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    Delgado, Graciela
    Denny, Josh C
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    Dörr, Marcus
    Eklund, Niina
    Eury, Elodie
    Folkersen, Lasse
    Garcia, Melissa E
    Geller, Frank
    Giedraitis, Vilmantas
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Geriatrics.
    Go, Alan S
    Grallert, Harald
    Grammer, Tanja B
    Gräßler, Jürgen
    Grönberg, Henrik
    de Groot, Lisette C P G M
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    Haessler, Jeffrey
    Hall, Per
    Haller, Toomas
    Hallmans, Goran
    Hannemann, Anke
    Hartman, Catharina A
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    Hayward, Caroline
    Heard-Costa, Nancy L
    Helmer, Quinta
    Hemani, Gibran
    Henders, Anjali K
    Hillege, Hans L
    Hlatky, Mark A
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    Hoffmann, Per
    Holmen, Oddgeir
    Houwing-Duistermaat, Jeanine J
    Illig, Thomas
    Isaacs, Aaron
    James, Alan L
    Jeff, Janina
    Johansen, Berit
    Johansson, Åsa
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Genomics. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Jolley, Jennifer
    Juliusdottir, Thorhildur
    Junttila, Juhani
    Kho, Abel N
    Kinnunen, Leena
    Klopp, Norman
    Kocher, Thomas
    Kratzer, Wolfgang
    Lichtner, Peter
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular epidemiology.
    Lindström, Jaana
    Lobbens, Stéphane
    Lorentzon, Mattias
    Lu, Yingchang
    Lyssenko, Valeriya
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    Mahajan, Anubha
    Maillard, Marc
    McArdle, Wendy L
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    Merger, Sigrun
    Milani, Lili
    Moayyeri, Alireza
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    Morken, Mario A
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    Müller-Nurasyid, Martina
    Musk, Arthur W
    Narisu, Narisu
    Nauck, Matthias
    Nolte, Ilja M
    Nöthen, Markus M
    Oozageer, Laticia
    Pilz, Stefan
    Rayner, Nigel W
    Renstrom, Frida
    Robertson, Neil R
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    Sanna, Serena
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    Scholtens, Salome
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    Schunkert, Heribert
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    Seufferlein, Thomas
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    Smith, Albert Vernon
    Smolonska, Joanna
    Stanton, Alice V
    Stirrups, Kathleen
    Stott, David J
    Stringham, Heather M
    Sundström, Johan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology.
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    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
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    Thorleifsson, Gudmar
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    van Oort, Floor V A
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    Verweij, Niek
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    Waldenberger, Melanie
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    Zhang, Qunyuan
    Arveiler, Dominique
    Bakker, Stephan J L
    Beilby, John
    Bergman, Richard N
    Bergmann, Sven
    Biffar, Reiner
    Blangero, John
    Boomsma, Dorret I
    Bornstein, Stefan R
    Bovet, Pascal
    Brambilla, Paolo
    Brown, Morris J
    Campbell, Harry
    Caulfield, Mark J
    Chakravarti, Aravinda
    Collins, Rory
    Collins, Francis S
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    Cupples, L Adrienne
    Danesh, John
    de Faire, Ulf
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    Erdmann, Jeanette
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    Farrall, Martin
    Ferrannini, Ele
    Ferrières, Jean
    Ford, Ian
    Forouhi, Nita G
    Forrester, Terrence
    Gansevoort, Ron T
    Gejman, Pablo V
    Gieger, Christian
    Golay, Alain
    Gottesman, Omri
    Gudnason, Vilmundur
    Gyllensten, Ulf
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Genomics. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Haas, David W
    Hall, Alistair S
    Harris, Tamara B
    Hattersley, Andrew T
    Heath, Andrew C
    Hengstenberg, Christian
    Hicks, Andrew A
    Hindorff, Lucia A
    Hingorani, Aroon D
    Hofman, Albert
    Hovingh, G Kees
    Humphries, Steve E
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    Hypponen, Elina
    Jacobs, Kevin B
    Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta
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    Kayser, Manfred
    Kee, Frank
    Keinanen-Kiukaanniemi, Sirkka M
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    Kooperberg, Charles
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    Kovacs, Peter
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    Kumari, Meena
    Kuusisto, Johanna
    Lakka, Timo A
    Langenberg, Claudia
    Le Marchand, Loic
    Lehtimäki, Terho
    Lupoli, Sara
    Madden, Pamela A F
    Männistö, Satu
    Manunta, Paolo
    Marette, André
    Matise, Tara C
    McKnight, Barbara
    Meitinger, Thomas
    Moll, Frans L
    Montgomery, Grant W
    Morris, Andrew D
    Morris, Andrew P
    Murray, Jeffrey C
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    Ohlsson, Claes
    Oldehinkel, Albertine J
    Ong, Ken K
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    Pasterkamp, Gerard
    Peters, Annette
    Pramstaller, Peter P
    Price, Jackie F
    Qi, Lu
    Raitakari, Olli T
    Rankinen, Tuomo
    Rao, D C
    Rice, Treva K
    Ritchie, Marylyn
    Rudan, Igor
    Salomaa, Veikko
    Samani, Nilesh J
    Saramies, Jouko
    Sarzynski, Mark A
    Schwarz, Peter E H
    Sebert, Sylvain
    Sever, Peter
    Shuldiner, Alan R
    Sinisalo, Juha
    Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur
    Stolk, Ronald P
    Tardif, Jean-Claude
    Tönjes, Anke
    Tremblay, Angelo
    Tremoli, Elena
    Virtamo, Jarmo
    Vohl, Marie-Claude
    Amouyel, Philippe
    Asselbergs, Folkert W
    Assimes, Themistocles L
    Bochud, Murielle
    Boehm, Bernhard O
    Boerwinkle, Eric
    Bottinger, Erwin P
    Bouchard, Claude
    Cauchi, Stéphane
    Chambers, John C
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    Cooper, Richard S
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    Ferrucci, Luigi
    Franks, Paul W
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    Hunter, David J
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    Jukema, J Wouter
    Kaplan, Robert C
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    Kuh, Diana
    Laakso, Markku
    Liu, Yongmei
    Martin, Nicholas G
    März, Winfried
    Melbye, Mads
    Moebus, Susanne
    Munroe, Patricia B
    Njølstad, Inger
    Oostra, Ben A
    Palmer, Colin N A
    Pedersen, Nancy L
    Perola, Markus
    Pérusse, Louis
    Peters, Ulrike
    Powell, Joseph E
    Power, Chris
    Quertermous, Thomas
    Rauramaa, Rainer
    Reinmaa, Eva
    Ridker, Paul M
    Rivadeneira, Fernando
    Rotter, Jerome I
    Saaristo, Timo E
    Saleheen, Danish
    Schlessinger, David
    Slagboom, P Eline
    Snieder, Harold
    Spector, Tim D
    Strauch, Konstantin
    Stumvoll, Michael
    Tuomilehto, Jaakko
    Uusitupa, Matti
    van der Harst, Pim
    Völzke, Henry
    Walker, Mark
    Wareham, Nicholas J
    Watkins, Hugh
    Wichmann, H-Erich
    Wilson, James F
    Zanen, Pieter
    Deloukas, Panos
    Heid, Iris M
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    Mohlke, Karen L
    Speliotes, Elizabeth K
    Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur
    Barroso, Inês
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    North, Kari E
    Strachan, David P
    Beckmann, Jacques S
    Berndt, Sonja I
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    Stefansson, Kari
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    Franke, Lude
    Willer, Cristen J
    Price, Alkes L
    Lettre, Guillaume
    Loos, Ruth J F
    Weedon, Michael N
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    O'Connell, Jeffrey R
    Abecasis, Goncalo R
    Chasman, Daniel I
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    Defining the role of common variation in the genomic and biological architecture of adult human height2014In: Nature Genetics, ISSN 1061-4036, E-ISSN 1546-1718, Vol. 46, no 11, p. 1173-1186Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Using genome-wide data from 253,288 individuals, we identified 697 variants at genome-wide significance that together explained one-fifth of the heritability for adult height. By testing different numbers of variants in independent studies, we show that the most strongly associated ∼2,000, ∼3,700 and ∼9,500 SNPs explained ∼21%, ∼24% and ∼29% of phenotypic variance. Furthermore, all common variants together captured 60% of heritability. The 697 variants clustered in 423 loci were enriched for genes, pathways and tissue types known to be involved in growth and together implicated genes and pathways not highlighted in earlier efforts, such as signaling by fibroblast growth factors, WNT/β-catenin and chondroitin sulfate-related genes. We identified several genes and pathways not previously connected with human skeletal growth, including mTOR, osteoglycin and binding of hyaluronic acid. Our results indicate a genetic architecture for human height that is characterized by a very large but finite number (thousands) of causal variants.

  • 304.
    Wuopio, Jonas
    et al.
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, centrumbildningar mm, Center for Clinical Research Dalarna.
    Hilden, Jørgen
    Bring, Carl
    Kastrup, Jens
    Sajadieh, Ahmad
    Jensen, Gorm Boje
    Kjøller, Erik
    Kolmos, Hans Jørn
    Larsson, Anders
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Chemistry.
    Jakobsen, Janus Christian
    Winkel, Per
    Gluud, Christian
    Carlsson, Axel C
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Ärnlöv, Johan
    Cathepsin B and S as markers for cardiovascular risk and all-cause mortality in patients with stable coronary heart disease during 10 years: a CLARICOR trial sub-study.2018In: Atherosclerosis, ISSN 0021-9150, E-ISSN 1879-1484, Vol. 278, p. 97-102Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The lysosomal cysteine proteases cathepsin B and S have been implicated in the atherosclerotic process. The present paper investigates the association between serum levels of cathepsin B and S and cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with stable coronary heart disease.

    METHODS: The CLARICOR trial is a randomised, placebo-controlled trial investigating the effect of clarithromycin versus placebo in patients with stable coronary heart disease. The outcome was time to either a cardiovascular event or all-cause mortality. The placebo group was used as discovery sample and the clarithromycin group as replication sample: n = 1998, n = 1979; mean age (years) 65, 65; 31%, 30% women; follow-up for 10 years; number of composite outcomes n = 1204, n = 1220; respectively. We used a pre-defined multivariable Cox regression model adjusting for inflammation, established cardiovascular risk factors, kidney function, and use of cardiovascular drugs.

    RESULTS: Cathepsin B was associated with an increased risk of the composite outcome in both samples after multivariable adjustment (discovery: multivariable ratio (HR) per standard deviation increase 1.12, 95% confidence interval (CI) 1.05-1.19, p < 0.001, replication; HR 1.14, 95% CI 1.07-1.21, p < 0.001). There was no significant association between cathepsin S and the composite outcome in either the discovery or replication sample after multivariable adjustment (p>0.45). Secondary analyses suggest that cathepsin B was predominantly associated with mortality rather than specific cardiovascular events.

    CONCLUSIONS: Cathepsin B, but not serum cathepsin S, was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events in patients with stable coronary heart disease. The clinical implications of our findings remain to be established.

  • 305.
    Wurzbacher, Christian
    et al.
    Univ Gothenburg, Dept Biol & Environm Sci, Gothenburg, Sweden.;Gothenburg Global Biodivers Ctr, Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Nilsson, R. Henrik
    Univ Gothenburg, Dept Biol & Environm Sci, Gothenburg, Sweden.;Gothenburg Global Biodivers Ctr, Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Rautio, Milla
    Univ Quebec Chicoutimi, Dept Sci Fondamentales, Chicoutimi, PQ, Canada.;Univ Quebec Chicoutimi, Ctr Northern Studies CEN, Chicoutimi, PQ, Canada..
    Peura, Sari
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Biology, Department of Ecology and Genetics, Limnology. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Swedish Univ Agr Sci, Dept Forest Mycol & Plant Pathol, Sci Life Lab, Uppsala, Sweden..
    Poorly known microbial taxa dominate the microbiome of permafrost thaw ponds2017In: The ISME Journal, ISSN 1751-7362, E-ISSN 1751-7370, Vol. 11, no 8, p. 1938-1941Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    In the transition zone of the shifting permafrost border, thaw ponds emerge as hotspots of microbial activity, processing the ancient carbon freed from the permafrost. We analyzed the microbial succession across a gradient of recently emerged to older ponds using three molecular markers: one universal, one bacterial and one fungal. Age was a major modulator of the microbial community of the thaw ponds. Surprisingly, typical freshwater taxa comprised only a small fraction of the community. Instead, thaw ponds of all age classes were dominated by enigmatic bacterial and fungal phyla. Our results on permafrost thaw ponds lead to a revised perception of the thaw pond ecosystem and their microbes, with potential implications for carbon and nutrient cycling in this increasingly important class of freshwaters.

  • 306.
    Wuttke, Matthias
    et al.
    Univ Freiburg, Fac Med, Dept Biometry Epidemiol & Med Bioinformat, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Freiburg, Germany;Univ Freiburg, Med Ctr, Freiburg, Germany;Univ Freiburg, Fac Med, Dept Med 4, Renal Div, Freiburg, Germany.
    Li, Yong
    Univ Freiburg, Fac Med, Dept Biometry Epidemiol & Med Bioinformat, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Freiburg, Germany;Univ Freiburg, Med Ctr, Freiburg, Germany.
    Li, Man
    Univ Utah, Dept Med, Div Nephrol & Hypertens, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 USA.
    Sieber, Karsten B.
    GlaxoSmithKline, Target Sci Genet, Collegeville, PA USA.
    Feitosa, Mary F.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA.
    Gorski, Mathias
    Univ Hosp Regensburg, Dept Nephrol, Regensburg, Germany;Univ Regensburg, Dept Genet Epidemiol, Regensburg, Germany.
    Tin, Adrienne
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA;Welch Ctr Prevent Epidemiol & Clin Res, Baltimore, MD USA.
    Wang, Lihua
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA.
    Chu, Audrey Y.
    Merck & Co Inc, Genet, Kenilworth, NJ USA.
    Hoppmann, Anselm
    Univ Freiburg, Fac Med, Dept Biometry Epidemiol & Med Bioinformat, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Freiburg, Germany;Univ Freiburg, Med Ctr, Freiburg, Germany.
    Kirsten, Holger
    Univ Leipzig, Inst Med Informat Stat & Epidemiol, Leipzig, Germany;Univ Leipzig, LIFE Res Ctr Civilizat Dis, Leipzig, Germany.
    Giri, Ayush
    Vanderbilt Univ, Med Ctr,Div Quantitat Sci, Dept Obstet & Gynecol,Vanderbilt Genet Inst, Inst Med & Publ Hlth,Vanderbilt Epidemiol Ctr, Nashville, TN 37232 USA;Vanderbilt Univ, Tennessee Valley Healthcare Syst 626, Biomed Lab Res & Dev, 221 Kirkland Hall, Nashville, TN 37235 USA.
    Chai, Jin-Fang
    Natl Univ Singapore, Saw Swee Hock Sch Publ Hlth, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore.
    Sveinbjornsson, Gardar
    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland.
    Tayo, Bamidele O.
    Loyola Univ Chicago, Dept Publ Hlth Sci, Maywood, IL USA.
    Nutile, Teresa
    Adriano Buzzati Traverso CNR, Inst Genet & Biophys, Naples, Italy.
    Fuchsberger, Christian
    Univ Lubeck, Inst Biomed, Eurac Res, Bolzano, Italy.
    Marten, Jonathan
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Med Res Council, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Cocca, Massimiliano
    IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Inst Maternal & Child Hlth, Trieste, Italy.
    Ghasemi, Sahar
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Community Med, Greifswald, Germany;DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Partner Site Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany.
    Xu, Yizhe
    Univ Utah, Dept Med, Div Nephrol & Hypertens, Salt Lake City, UT 84112 USA.
    Horn, Katrin
    Univ Leipzig, Inst Med Informat Stat & Epidemiol, Leipzig, Germany;Univ Leipzig, LIFE Res Ctr Civilizat Dis, Leipzig, Germany.
    Noce, Damia
    Univ Lubeck, Inst Biomed, Eurac Res, Bolzano, Italy.
    Van der Most, Peter J.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Sedaghat, Sanaz
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Yu, Zhi
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA;Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Biostat, Baltimore, MD USA.
    Akiyama, Masato
    RIKEN, Ctr Integrat Med Sci IMS, Lab Stat Anal, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan;Kyushu Univ, Grad Sch Med Sci, Dept Ophthalmol, Fukuoka, Fukuoka, Japan.
    Afaq, Saima
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Fac Med, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England;Khyber Med Univ, Inst Publ Hlth & Social Sci, Peshawar, Pakistan.
    Ahluwalia, Tarunveer S.
    Steno Diabet Ctr Copenhagen, Gentofte, Denmark.
    Almgren, Peter
    Lund Univ, Dept Clincial Sci Malmo, Diabetes & Cardiovasc Disease Genet Epidemi, Malmo, Sweden.
    Amin, Najaf
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Arnlov, Johan
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Neurobiol Care Sci & Soc, Div Family Med & Primary Care, Stockholm, Sweden;Dalarna Univ, Sch Hlth & Social Studies, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Bakker, Stephan J. L.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Internal Med, Div Nephrol, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Bansal, Nisha
    Univ Washington, Div Nephrol, Seattle, WA 98195 USA;Univ Washington, Kidney Res Inst, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.
    Baptista, Daniela
    Geneva Univ Hosp, Cardiol, Geneva, Switzerland.
    Bergmann, Sven
    Univ Lausanne, Dept Computat Biol, Lausanne, Switzerland;Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland;Univ Cape Town, Dept Integrat Biomed Sci, Cape Town, South Africa.
    Biggs, Mary L.
    Univ Washington, Dept Med, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Seattle, WA USA;Univ Washington, Dept Biostat, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.
    Biino, Ginevra
    Natl Res Council Italy, Inst Mol Genet, Pavia, Italy.
    Boehnke, Michael
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA;Univ Michigan, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA.
    Boerwinkle, Eric
    Univ Texas Hlth Sci Ctr Houston, Human Genet Ctr, Houston, TX 77030 USA.
    Boissel, Mathilde
    Univ Lille, Inst Pasteur Lille, CNRS, UMR 8199,EGID, Lille, France.
    Bottinger, Erwin P.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA;Hasso Plattner Inst, Digital Hlth Ctr, Potsdam, Germany;Univ Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany.
    Boutin, Thibaud S.
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Med Res Council, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Brenner, Hermann
    German Canc Res Ctr, Div Clin Epidemiol & Aging Res, Heidelberg, Germany;Heidelberg Univ, Network Aging Res, Heidelberg, Germany.
    Brumat, Marco
    Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy.
    Burkhardt, Ralph
    Univ Leipzig, LIFE Res Ctr Civilizat Dis, Leipzig, Germany;Univ Leipzig, Inst Lab Med Clin Chem & Mol Diagnost, Leipzig, Germany;Univ Hosp Regensburg, Inst Clin Chem & Lab Med, Regensburg, Germany.
    Butterworth, Adam S.
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, MRC BHF Cardiovasc Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England;Univ Cambridge, Natl Inst Hlth Res Blood & Transplant Res Unit Do, Cambridge, England.
    Campana, Eric
    Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy.
    Campbell, Archie
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Campbell, Harry
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Canouil, Mickael
    Univ Lille, Inst Pasteur Lille, CNRS, UMR 8199,EGID, Lille, France.
    Carroll, Robert J.
    Vanderbilt Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Biomed Informat, Nashville, TN USA.
    Catamo, Eulalia
    IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Inst Maternal & Child Hlth, Trieste, Italy.
    Chambers, John C.
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Fac Med, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England;Nanyang Technol Univ, Lee Kong Chian Sch Med, Singapore, Singapore;Ealing Gen Hosp, Dept Cardiol, Middlesex, England;Imperial Coll London, Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London, England;Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, London, England.
    Chee, Miao-Ling
    Singapore Natl Eye Ctr, Singapore Eye Res Inst, Singapore, Singapore.
    Chee, Miao-Li
    Singapore Natl Eye Ctr, Singapore Eye Res Inst, Singapore, Singapore.
    Chen, Xu
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Cheng, Ching-Yu
    Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore;Singapore Natl Eye Ctr, Singapore Eye Res Inst, Singapore, Singapore;Duke NUS Med Sch, Ophthalmol & Visual Sci Acad Clin Program Eye ACP, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Singapore, Yong Loo Lin Sch Med, Dept Ophthalmol, Singapore, Singapore.
    Cheng, Yurong
    Univ Freiburg, Fac Med, Dept Biometry Epidemiol & Med Bioinformat, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Freiburg, Germany;Univ Freiburg, Med Ctr, Freiburg, Germany.
    Christensen, Kaare
    Southern Denmark Univ, Dept Publ Hlth, Unit Epidemiol Biostat & Biodemog, Odense, Denmark.
    Cifkova, Renata
    Charles Univ Prague, Fac Med 1, Ctr Cardiovasc Prevent, Prague, Czech Republic;Thomayer Hosp, Prague, Czech Republic;Charles Univ Prague, Fac Med 1, Dept Med 2, Prague, Czech Republic.
    Ciullo, Marina
    Adriano Buzzati Traverso CNR, Inst Genet & Biophys, Naples, Italy;IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli, Italy.
    Concas, Maria Pina
    IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Inst Maternal & Child Hlth, Trieste, Italy.
    Cook, James P.
    Univ Liverpool, Dept Biostat, Liverpool, Merseyside, England.
    Coresh, Josef
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA.
    Corre, Tanguy
    Univ Lausanne, Dept Computat Biol, Lausanne, Switzerland;Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland;Lausanne Univ Hosp, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Lausanne, Switzerland.
    Sala, Cinzia Felicita
    San Raffaele Res Inst, Milan, Italy.
    Cusi, Daniele
    Natl Res Council Italy, Inst Biomed Technol, Milan, Italy;Bio4Dreams Business Nursery Life Sci, Milan, Italy.
    Danesh, John
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cambridge, England.
    Daw, E. Warwick
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA.
    De Borst, Martin H.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Internal Med, Div Nephrol, Groningen, Netherlands.
    De Grandi, Alessandro
    Univ Lubeck, Inst Biomed, Eurac Res, Bolzano, Italy.
    De Mutsert, Renee
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Clin Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands.
    De Vries, Aiko P. J.
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med, Sect Nephrol, Leiden, Netherlands.
    Degenhardt, Frauke
    Christian Albrechts Univ Kiel, Inst Clin Mol Biol, Kiel, Germany.
    Delgado, Graciela
    Heidelberg Univ, Med Fac Mannheim, Dept Med, Nephrol,Hypertensiol,Rheumatol,Endocrinol,Diabet, Mannheim, Germany.
    Demirkan, Ayse
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Di Angelantonio, Emanuele
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cambridge, England;NHS Blood & Transplant, Cambridge, England.
    Dittrich, Katalin
    Univ Leipzig, Hosp Children & Adolescents, Dept Women & Child Hlth, Leipzig, Germany;Univ Leipzig, Ctr Pediat Res, Leipzig, Germany.
    Divers, Jasmin
    Wake Forest Sch Med, Publ Hlth Sci Biostat, Winston Salem, NC USA.
    Dorajoo, Rajkumar
    Agcy Sci Technol & Res, Genome Inst Singapore, Singapore, Singapore.
    Eckardt, Kai-Uwe
    Charite, Intens Care Med, Berlin, Germany;Friedrich Alexander Univ Erlangen Nurnberg FAU, Dept Nephrol & Hypertens, Erlangen, Germany.
    Ehret, Georg
    Geneva Univ Hosp, Cardiol, Geneva, Switzerland.
    Elliott, Paul
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England;Imperial Coll London, Imperial Coll, NIHR Biomed Res Ctr, London, England;Imperial Coll London, Dementia Res Inst, London, England;Hlth Data Res UK London, London, England.
    Endlich, Karlhans
    DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Partner Site Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany;Univ Med Greifswald, Dept Anat & Cell Biol, Greifswald, Germany.
    Evans, Michele K.
    NIA, Lab Epidemiol & Populat Sci, Intramural Res Program, US NIH, Baltimore, MD 21224 USA.
    Felix, Janine F.
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Generat R Study Grp, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Pediat, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Foo, Valencia Hui Xian
    Singapore Natl Eye Ctr, Singapore Eye Res Inst, Singapore, Singapore.
    Franco, Oscar H.
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Univ Bern, ISPM, Bern, Switzerland.
    Franke, Andre
    Christian Albrechts Univ Kiel, Inst Clin Mol Biol, Kiel, Germany.
    Freedman, Barry I.
    Wake Forest Sch Med, Internal Med, Sect Nephrol, Winston Salem, NC USA.
    Freitag-Wolf, Sandra
    Univ Kiel, Univ Hosp Schleswig Holstein, Inst Med Informat & Stat, Kiel, Germany.
    Friedlander, Yechiel
    Hebrew Univ Jerusalem, Sch Publ Hlth & Community Med, Jerusalem, Israel.
    Froguel, Philippe
    Univ Lille, Inst Pasteur Lille, CNRS, UMR 8199,EGID, Lille, France;Imperial Coll London, Dept Genom Common Dis, London, England.
    Gansevoort, Ron T.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Internal Med, Div Nephrol, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Gao, He
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.
    Gasparini, Paolo
    IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Inst Maternal & Child Hlth, Trieste, Italy;Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy.
    Gaziano, J. Michael
    VA Boston Healthcare Syst, VA Cooperat Studies Program, Massachusetts Vet Epidemiol Res & Informat Ctr, Boston, MA USA.
    Giedraitis, Vilmantas
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Geriatrics.
    Gieger, Christian
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany;German Ctr Diabet Res DZD, Neuherberg, Germany.
    Girotto, Giorgia
    IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Inst Maternal & Child Hlth, Trieste, Italy;Univ Trieste, Dept Med Surg & Hlth Sci, Trieste, Italy.
    Giulianini, Franco
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Gogele, Martin
    Univ Lubeck, Inst Biomed, Eurac Res, Bolzano, Italy.
    Gordon, Scott D.
    QIMR Berghofer Med Res Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia.
    Gudbjartsson, Daniel F.
    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland.
    Gudnason, Vilmundur
    Iceland Heart Assoc, Kopavogur, Iceland;Univ Iceland, Sch Hlth Sci, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland.
    Haller, Toomas
    Univ Tartu, Inst Genom, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia.
    Hamet, Pavel
    CHUM, Montreal Univ Hosp, Res Ctr, Montreal, PQ, Canada;Medpharmgene, Montreal, PQ, Canada.
    Harris, Tamara B.
    NIA, Lab Epidemiol & Populat Sci, Intramural Res Program, US NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.
    Hartman, Catharina A.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, nterdisciplinary Ctr Psychopathol & Emot Regulat, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Hayward, Caroline
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Med Res Council, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Hellwege, Jacklyn N.
    Vanderbilt Univ, Med Ctr, Vanderbilt Genet Inst, Nashville, TN USA;Vanderbilt Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Med, Div Epidemiol,Vanderbilt Genet Inst, Nashville, TN 37232 USA;Vanderbilt Univ, Tennessee Valley Healthcare Syst 626, Dept Vet Affairs, 221 Kirkland Hall, Nashville, TN 37235 USA.
    Heng, Chew-Kiat
    Natl Univ Singapore, Yong Loo Lin Sch Med, Dept Paediat, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Khoo Teck Puat Natl Univ, Childrens Med Inst, Singapore, Singapore.
    Hicks, Andrew A.
    Univ Lubeck, Inst Biomed, Eurac Res, Bolzano, Italy.
    Hofer, Edith
    Med Univ Graz, Dept Neurol, Clin Div Neurogeriatr, Graz, Austria;Med Univ Graz, Inst Med Informat Stat & Documentat, Graz, Austria.
    Huang, Wei
    Chinese Natl Human Genome Ctr, Shanghai MOST Key Lab Hlth & Dis Genom, Dept Genet, Shanghai, Peoples R China;Shanghai Ind Technol Inst, Shanghai, Peoples R China.
    Hutri-Kahonen, Nina
    Tampere Univ Hosp, Dept Pediat, Tampere, Finland;Univ Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Dept Pediat, Tampere, Finland.
    Hwang, Shih-Jen
    NHLBIs Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA USA;NHLBI, Ctr Populat Studies, Framingham, MA USA.
    Ikram, M. Arfan
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Indridason, Olafur S.
    Natl Univ Hosp Iceland, Landspitali, Internal Med Serv, Div Nephrol, Reykjavik, Iceland.
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Stanford Univ, Dept Med, Sch Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA;Stanford Univ, Stanford Cardiovasc Inst, Stanford, CA 94305 USA;Stanford Univ, Stanford Diabet Res Ctr, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.
    Ising, Marcus
    Max Planck Inst Psychiat, Munich, Germany.
    Jaddoe, Vincent W. V.
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Charles Univ Prague, Fac Med 1, Ctr Cardiovasc Prevent, Prague, Czech Republic;Thomayer Hosp, Prague, Czech Republic;Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Pediat, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Jakobsdottir, Johanna
    Univ Iceland, Ctr Publ Hlth Sci, Reykjavik, Iceland.
    Jonas, Jost B.
    Heidelberg Univ, Med Fac Mannheim, Dept Ophthalmol, Mannheim, Germany;Capital Med Univ, Beijing Tongren Hosp, Beijing Key Lab Ophthalmol & Visual Sci, Beijing Inst Ophthalmol, Beijing, Peoples R China.
    Joshi, Peter K.
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Josyula, Navya Shilpa
    Biomed & Translat Informat Inst, Geisinger Res, Rockville, MD USA.
    Jung, Bettina
    Univ Hosp Regensburg, Dept Nephrol, Regensburg, Germany.
    Kahonen, Mika
    Tampere Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol, Tampere, Finland;Tampere Univ, Fac Med & Hlth Technol, Finnish Cardiovasc Res Ctr Tampere, Dept Clin Physiol, Tampere, Finland.
    Kamatani, Yoichiro
    RIKEN, Ctr Integrat Med Sci IMS, Lab Stat Anal, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan;Kyoto Univ, Grad Sch Med, Kyoto McGill Int Collaborat Sch Genom Med, Kyoto, Japan.
    Kammerer, Candace M.
    Univ Pittsburgh, Grad Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Human Genet, Pittsburgh, PA 15261 USA.
    Kanai, Masahiro
    RIKEN, Ctr Integrat Med Sci IMS, Lab Stat Anal, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan;Harvard Med Sch, Dept Biomed Informat, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Kastarinen, Mika
    Kuopio Univ Hosp, Dept Med, Kuopio, Finland.
    Kerr, Shona M.
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Med Res Council, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Khor, Chiea-Chuen
    Singapore Natl Eye Ctr, Singapore Eye Res Inst, Singapore, Singapore;Agcy Sci Technol & Res, Genome Inst Singapore, Singapore, Singapore.
    Kiess, Wieland
    Univ Leipzig, LIFE Res Ctr Civilizat Dis, Leipzig, Germany;Univ Leipzig, Hosp Children & Adolescents, Dept Women & Child Hlth, Leipzig, Germany;Univ Leipzig, Ctr Pediat Res, Leipzig, Germany.
    Kleber, Marcus E.
    Heidelberg Univ, Med Fac Mannheim, Dept Med, Nephrol,Hypertensiol,Rheumatol,Endocrinol,Diabet, Mannheim, Germany.
    Koenig, Wolfgang
    Tech Univ Munich, Deutsches Herzzentrum Munchen, Munich, Germany;DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Partner Site Munich Heart Alliance, Munich, Germany;Univ Ulm, Inst Epidemiol & Biostat, Ulm, Germany.
    Kooner, Jaspal S.
    Ealing Gen Hosp, Dept Cardiol, Middlesex, England;Imperial Coll London, Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London, England;Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, London, England;Imperial Coll London, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London, England.
    Korner, Antje
    Univ Leipzig, LIFE Res Ctr Civilizat Dis, Leipzig, Germany;Univ Leipzig, Hosp Children & Adolescents, Dept Women & Child Hlth, Leipzig, Germany;Univ Leipzig, Ctr Pediat Res, Leipzig, Germany.
    Kovacs, Peter
    Univ Leipzig, Integrated Res & Treatment Ctr Adipos Dis, Leipzig, Germany.
    Kraja, Aldi T.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA.
    Krajcoviechova, Alena
    Charles Univ Prague, Fac Med 1, Ctr Cardiovasc Prevent, Prague, Czech Republic;Thomayer Hosp, Prague, Czech Republic;Charles Univ Prague, Fac Med 1, Dept Med 2, Prague, Czech Republic.
    Kramer, Holly
    Loyola Univ Chicago, Dept Publ Hlth Sci, Maywood, IL USA;Loyola Univ, Div Nephrol & Hypertens, Chicago, IL 60611 USA.
    Kramer, Bernhard K.
    Heidelberg Univ, Med Fac Mannheim, Dept Med, Nephrol,Hypertensiol,Rheumatol,Endocrinol,Diabet, Mannheim, Germany.
    Kronenberg, Florian
    Med Univ Innsbruck, Dept Med Genet Mol & Clin Pharmacol, Div Genet Epidemiol, Innsbruck, Austria.
    Kubo, Michiaki
    RIKEN, Ctr Integrat Med Sci IMS, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.
    Kuhnel, Brigitte
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany.
    Kuokkanen, Mikko
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Publ Hlth Solut, Helsinki, Finland;Univ Helsinki, Diabet & Obes Res Program, Helsinki, Finland.
    Kuusisto, Johanna
    Kuopio Univ Hosp, Dept Med, Kuopio, Finland;Univ Eastern Finland, Internal Med, Inst Clin Med, Kuopio, Finland.
    La Bianca, Martina
    IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Inst Maternal & Child Hlth, Trieste, Italy.
    Laakso, Markku
    Kuopio Univ Hosp, Dept Med, Kuopio, Finland;Univ Eastern Finland, Internal Med, Inst Clin Med, Kuopio, Finland.
    Lange, Leslie A.
    Univ Colorado Denver, Sch Med, Div Biomed Informat & Personalized Med, Anschutz Med Campus, Aurora, CO USA.
    Langefeld, Carl D.
    Wake Forest Sch Med, Publ Hlth Sci Biostat, Winston Salem, NC USA.
    Lee, Jeannette Jen-Mai
    Natl Univ Singapore, Saw Swee Hock Sch Publ Hlth, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore.
    Lehne, Benjamin
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Fac Med, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.
    Lehtimaki, Terho
    Fimlab Labs, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland;Univ Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Finnish Cardiovasc Res Ctr Tampere, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland.
    Lieb, Wolfgang
    Univ Kiel, Inst Epidemiol & Biobank Popgen, Kiel, Germany.
    Lim, Su-Chi
    Natl Univ Singapore, Saw Swee Hock Sch Publ Hlth, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore;Khoo Teck Puat Hosp, Diabet Ctr, Singapore, Singapore.
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Epidemiology.
    Lindgren, Cecilia M.
    Univ Oxford, Nuffield Dept Med, Oxford, England;Broad Inst MIT & Harvard, Cambridge, MA 02142 USA.
    Liu, Jun
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Liu, Jianjun
    Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore;Agcy Sci Technol & Res, Genome Inst Singapore, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Singapore, Yong Loo Lin Sch Med, Dept Med, Singapore, Singapore.
    Loeffler, Markus
    Univ Leipzig, Inst Med Informat Stat & Epidemiol, Leipzig, Germany;Univ Leipzig, LIFE Res Ctr Civilizat Dis, Leipzig, Germany.
    Loos, Ruth J. F.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Mindich Child Hlth & Dev Inst, New York, NY 10029 USA.
    Lucae, Susanne
    Max Planck Inst Psychiat, Munich, Germany.
    Lukas, Mary Ann
    GlaxoSmithKline, Target Sci Genet, Albuquerque, NM USA.
    Lyytikainen, Leo-Pekka
    Fimlab Labs, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland;Univ Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Finnish Cardiovasc Res Ctr Tampere, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland.
    Magi, Reedik
    Univ Tartu, Inst Genom, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia.
    Magnusson, Patrik K. E.
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Mahajan, Anubha
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England;Univ Oxford, Oxford Ctr Diabet Endocrinol & Metab, Oxford, England.
    Martin, Nicholas G.
    QIMR Berghofer Med Res Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia.
    Martins, Jade
    Max Planck Inst Psychiat, Dept Translat Res Psychiat, Munich, Germany.
    Marz, Winfried
    Synlab Holding Deutschland GmbH, Synlab Acad, Mannheim, Germany;Med Univ Graz, Clin Inst Med & Chem Lab Diagnost, Graz, Austria;Heidelberg Univ, Med Fac Mannheim, Med Clin 5, Mannheim, Germany.
    Mascalzoni, Deborah
    Univ Lubeck, Inst Biomed, Eurac Res, Bolzano, Italy.
    Matsuda, Koichi
    Univ Tokyo, Grad Sch Frontier Sci, Lab Clin Genome Sequencing, Tokyo, Japan.
    Meisinger, Christa
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Independent Res Grp Clin Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany;Ludwig Maximilians Univ Munchen, UNIKA T Augsburg, Chair Epidemiol, Augsburg, Germany.
    Meitinger, Thomas
    DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Partner Site Munich Heart Alliance, Munich, Germany;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Human Genet, Neuherberg, Germany;Tech Univ Munich, Inst Human Genet, Munich, Germany.
    Melander, Olle
    Lund Univ, Dept Clincial Sci Malmo, Hypertens & Cardiovasc Dis, Malmo, Sweden.
    Metspalu, Andres
    Univ Tartu, Inst Genom, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia.
    Mikaelsdottir, Evgenia K.
    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland.
    Milaneschi, Yuri
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Med Ctr, Dept Psychiat, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    Miliku, Kozeta
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Generat R Study Grp, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Pediat, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Mishra, Pashupati P.
    Fimlab Labs, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland;Univ Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Finnish Cardiovasc Res Ctr Tampere, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland.
    Program, V. A. Million Veteran
    Univ Freiburg, Fac Med, Dept Biometry Epidemiol & Med Bioinformat, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Freiburg, Germany;Univ Freiburg, Med Ctr, Freiburg, Germany.
    Mohlke, Karen L.
    Univ N Carolina, Dept Genet, Chapel Hill, NC 27515 USA.
    Mononen, Nina
    Fimlab Labs, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland;Univ Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Finnish Cardiovasc Res Ctr Tampere, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland.
    Montgomery, Grant W.
    Univ Queensland, Inst Mol Biosci, St Lucia, Qld, Australia.
    Mook-Kanamori, Dennis O.
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Clin Epidemiol, Leiden, Netherlands;Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Leiden, Netherlands.
    Mychaleckyj, Josyf C.
    Univ Virginia, Ctr Publ Hlth Genom, Charlottesville, VA USA.
    Nadkarni, Girish N.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Med, Div Nephrol, New York, NY 10029 USA.
    Nalls, Mike A.
    NIA, Lab Neurogenet, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA;Data Tecn Int, Glen Echo, MD USA.
    Nauck, Matthias
    DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Partner Site Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany;Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Clin Chem & Lab Med, Greifswald, Germany.
    Nikus, Kjell
    Tampere Univ Hosp, Heart Ctr, Dept Cardiol, Tampere, Finland;Tampere Univ, Fac Med & Life Sci, Finnish Cardiovasc Res Ctr Tampere, Dept Cardiol, Tampere, Finland.
    Ning, Boting
    Boston Univ, Sch Med, Dept Biostat, Boston, MA 02118 USA.
    Nolte, Ilja M.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Noordam, Raymond
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med, Sect Gerontol & Geriatr, Leiden, Netherlands.
    O'Connell, Jeffrey
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.
    O'Donoghue, Michelle L.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Cardiovasc, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;TIMI Study Grp, Boston, MA USA.
    Olafsson, Isleifur
    Landspitali Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Biochem, Reykjavik, Iceland.
    Oldehinkel, Albertine J.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, nterdisciplinary Ctr Psychopathol & Emot Regulat, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Orho-Melander, Marju
    Lund Univ, Dept Clincial Sci Malmo, Diabetes & Cardiovasc Disease Genet Epidemi, Malmo, Sweden.
    Ouwehand, Willem H.
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cambridge, England.
    Padmanabhan, Sandosh
    Univ Glasgow, Inst Cardiovasc & Med Sci, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.
    Palmer, Nicholette D.
    Wake Forest Sch Med, Biochem, Winston Salem, NC USA.
    Palsson, Runolfur
    Univ Iceland, Sch Hlth Sci, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland;Natl Univ Hosp Iceland, Landspitali, Internal Med Serv, Div Nephrol, Reykjavik, Iceland.
    Penninx, Brenda W. J. H.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam, Med Ctr, Dept Psychiat, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    Perls, Thomas
    Boston Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Geriatr Sect,Boston Med Ctr, Boston, MA 02118 USA.
    Perola, Markus
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland.
    Pirastu, Mario
    UOS Sassari, Natl Res Council Italy, Inst Genet & Biomed Res, Sassari, Italy.
    Pirastu, Nicola
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Pistis, Giorgio
    Univ Hosp Lausanne, Dept Psychiat, Lausanne, Switzerland.
    Podgornaia, Anna I.
    Merck & Co Inc, Genet, Kenilworth, NJ USA.
    Polasek, Ozren
    Univ Split, Fac Med, Split, Croatia;Gen Info Ltd, Zagreb, Croatia.
    Ponte, Belen
    Geneva Univ Hosp, Serv Nephrol, Geneva, Switzerland.
    Porteous, David J.
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Ctr Genom & Expt Med, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Edinburgh, Ctr Cognit Ageing & Cognit Epidemiol, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Poulain, Tanja
    Univ Leipzig, LIFE Res Ctr Civilizat Dis, Leipzig, Germany.
    Pramstaller, Peter P.
    Univ Lubeck, Inst Biomed, Eurac Res, Bolzano, Italy.
    Preuss, Michael H.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.
    Prins, Bram P.
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, MRC BHF Cardiovasc Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge, England.
    Province, Michael A.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA.
    Rabelink, Ton J.
    Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Internal Med, Sect Nephrol, Leiden, Netherlands;Leiden Univ, Med Ctr, Einthoven Lab Expt Vasc Res, Leiden, Netherlands.
    Raffield, Laura M.
    Univ N Carolina, Dept Genet, Chapel Hill, NC 27515 USA.
    Raitakari, Olli T.
    Turku Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol & Nucl Med, Turku, Finland;Univ Turku, Res Ctr Appl & Prevent Cardiovasc Med, Turku, Finland.
    Reilly, Dermot F.
    Merck & Co Inc, Genet, Kenilworth, NJ USA.
    Rettig, Rainer
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Physiol, Karlsburg, Germany.
    Rheinberger, Myriam
    Univ Hosp Regensburg, Dept Nephrol, Regensburg, Germany.
    Rice, Kenneth M.
    Univ Washington, Dept Biostat, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.
    Ridker, Paul M.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Rivadeneira, Fernando
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Rizzi, Federica
    Univ Milan, Dept Hlth Sci, Milan, Italy;ePhood SRL, ePhood Sci Unit, Milan, Italy.
    Roberts, David J.
    BRC Oxford Haematol Theme, NHS Blood & Transplant, Oxford, England;Nuffield Div Clin Lab Sci, Oxford, England;Univ Oxford, Oxford, England.
    Robino, Antonietta
    IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Inst Maternal & Child Hlth, Trieste, Italy.
    Rossing, Peter
    Steno Diabet Ctr Copenhagen, Gentofte, Denmark.
    Rudan, Igor
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Rueedi, Rico
    Univ Lausanne, Dept Computat Biol, Lausanne, Switzerland;Swiss Inst Bioinformat, Lausanne, Switzerland.
    Ruggiero, Daniela
    Adriano Buzzati Traverso CNR, Inst Genet & Biophys, Naples, Italy;IRCCS Neuromed, Pozzilli, Italy.
    Ryan, Kathleen A.
    Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.
    Saba, Yasaman
    Med Univ Graz, Gottfried Schatz Res Ctr Cell Signaling Metab & A, Mol Biol & Biochem, Graz, Austria.
    Sabanayagam, Charumathi
    Singapore Natl Eye Ctr, Singapore Eye Res Inst, Singapore, Singapore.
    Salomaa, Veikko
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki, Finland.
    Salvi, Erika
    Univ Milan, Dept Hlth Sci, Milan, Italy;Fdn IRCCS Ist Neurol Carlo Besta, Neuroalgol Unit, Milan, Italy.
    Saum, Kai-Uwe
    German Canc Res Ctr, Div Clin Epidemiol & Aging Res, Heidelberg, Germany.
    Schmidt, Helena
    Med Univ Graz, Inst Mol Biol & Biochem, Ctr Mol Med, Graz, Austria.
    Schmidt, Reinhold
    Med Univ Graz, Dept Neurol, Clin Div Neurogeriatr, Graz, Austria.
    Schottker, Ben
    Schulz, Christina-Alexandra
    Lund Univ, Dept Clincial Sci Malmo, Diabetes & Cardiovasc Disease Genet Epidemi, Malmo, Sweden.
    Schupf, Nicole
    Columbia Univ, Dept Neurol, Coll Physicians & Surg, New York, NY USA;Columbia Univ, Gertrude H Sergievsky Ctr, Med Ctr, New York, NY 10027 USA;Columbia Univ, Med Ctr, Taub Inst Res Alzheimers Dis & Aging Brain, New York, NY USA.
    Shaffer, Christian M.
    Vanderbilt Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Biomed Informat, Nashville, TN USA.
    Shi, Yuan
    Singapore Natl Eye Ctr, Singapore Eye Res Inst, Singapore, Singapore.
    Smith, Albert V.
    Univ Iceland, Sch Hlth Sci, Fac Med, Reykjavik, Iceland.
    Smith, Blair H.
    Univ Dundee, Ninewells Hosp & Med Sch, Div Populat Hlth & Genom, Dundee, Scotland.
    Soranzo, Nicole
    Wellcome Sanger Inst, Human Genet, Hinxton, England.
    Spracklen, Cassandra N.
    Univ N Carolina, Dept Genet, Chapel Hill, NC 27515 USA.
    Strauch, Konstantin
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany;Ludwig Maximilians Univ Munchen, Fac Med, IBE, Chair Genet Epidemiol, Munich, Germany.
    Stringham, Heather M.
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA;Univ Michigan, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA.
    Stumvoll, Michael
    Univ Leipzig, Dept Endocrinol & Nephrol, Leipzig, Germany.
    Svensson, Per O.
    Karolinska Inst, Sodersjukhuset, Dept Clin Sci & Educ, Stockholm, Sweden;Soder Sjukhuset, Dept Cardiol, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Szymczak, Silke
    Univ Kiel, Univ Hosp Schleswig Holstein, Inst Med Informat & Stat, Kiel, Germany.
    Tai, E-Shyong
    Natl Univ Singapore, Saw Swee Hock Sch Publ Hlth, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Singapore, Yong Loo Lin Sch Med, Dept Med, Singapore, Singapore;Duke NUS Med Sch, Singapore, Singapore.
    Tajuddin, Salman M.
    NIA, Lab Epidemiol & Populat Sci, Intramural Res Program, US NIH, Baltimore, MD 21224 USA.
    Tan, Nicholas Y. Q.
    Singapore Natl Eye Ctr, Singapore Eye Res Inst, Singapore, Singapore.
    Taylor, Kent D.
    Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Los Angeles Biomed Res Inst, Dept Pediat, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Torrance, CA 90509 USA.
    Teren, Andrej
    Univ Leipzig, LIFE Res Ctr Civilizat Dis, Leipzig, Germany;Heart Ctr Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany.
    Tham, Yih-Chung
    Singapore Natl Eye Ctr, Singapore Eye Res Inst, Singapore, Singapore.
    Thiery, Joachim
    Univ Leipzig, LIFE Res Ctr Civilizat Dis, Leipzig, Germany;Univ Leipzig, Inst Lab Med Clin Chem & Mol Diagnost, Leipzig, Germany.
    Thio, Chris H. L.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Thomsen, Hauke
    German Canc Res Ctr, Div Mol Genet Epidemiol, Heidelberg, Germany.
    Thorleifsson, Gudmar
    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland.
    Toniolo, Daniela
    San Raffaele Res Inst, Milan, Italy.
    Tonjes, Anke
    Univ Leipzig, Dept Endocrinol & Nephrol, Leipzig, Germany.
    Tremblay, Johanne
    CHUM, Montreal Univ Hosp, Res Ctr, Montreal, PQ, Canada;CRCHUM, Montreal, PQ, Canada.
    Tzoulaki, Ioanna
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England;Univ Ioannina, Med Sch, Dept Hyg & Epidemiol, Ioannina, Greece.
    Uitterlinden, Andre G.
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Vaccargiu, Simona
    UOS Sassari, Natl Res Council Italy, Inst Genet & Biomed Res, Sassari, Italy.
    Van Dam, Rob M.
    Natl Univ Singapore, Saw Swee Hock Sch Publ Hlth, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Singapore, Yong Loo Lin Sch Med, Dept Med, Singapore, Singapore.
    Van der Harst, Pim
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands;Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Genet, Groningen, Netherlands;Netherlands Heart Inst, Durrer Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Utrecht, Netherlands.
    Van Duijn, Cornelia M.
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Edward, Digna R. Velez
    Vanderbilt Univ, Tennessee Valley Healthcare Syst 626, Dept Vet Affairs, 221 Kirkland Hall, Nashville, TN 37235 USA;Vanderbilt Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Obstet & Gynecol, Inst Med & Publ Hlth, Nashville, TN 37232 USA.
    Verweij, Niek
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Cardiol, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Vogelezang, Suzanne
    Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Generat R Study Grp, Rotterdam, Netherlands;Univ Med Ctr Rotterdam, Erasmus MC, Dept Pediat, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
    Volker, Uwe
    DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Partner Site Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany;Univ Med Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Genom, Greifswald, Germany.
    Vollenweider, Peter
    Lausanne Univ Hosp, Dept Med, Internal Med, Lausanne, Switzerland.
    Waeber, Gerard
    Lausanne Univ Hosp, Dept Med, Internal Med, Lausanne, Switzerland.
    Waldenberger, Melanie
    German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany;German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Epidemiol, Neuherberg, Germany;DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Partner Site Munich Heart Alliance, Munich, Germany.
    Wallentin, Lars
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Medicinska och farmaceutiska vetenskapsområdet, centrumbildningar mm, UCR-Uppsala Clinical Research Center.
    Wang, Ya Xing
    Capital Med Univ, Beijing Tongren Hosp, Beijing Key Lab Ophthalmol & Visual Sci, Beijing Inst Ophthalmol, Beijing, Peoples R China.
    Wang, Chaolong
    Agcy Sci Technol & Res, Genome Inst Singapore, Singapore, Singapore;Huazhong Univ Sci & Technol, Tongji Med Coll, Sch Publ Hlth, Wuhan, Hubei, Peoples R China.
    Waterworth, Dawn M.
    GlaxoSmithKline, Target Sci Genet, Collegeville, PA USA.
    Bin Wei, Wen
    Capital Med Univ, Beijing Tongren Hosp, Beijing Tongren Eye Ctr, Beijing, Peoples R China.
    White, Harvey
    Auckland City Hosp, Green Lane Cardiovasc Serv, Auckland, New Zealand;Univ Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
    Whitfield, John B.
    QIMR Berghofer Med Res Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia.
    Wild, Sarah H.
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Populat Hlth Sci, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Wilson, James F.
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Med Res Council, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland;Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Ctr Global Hlth Res, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Wojczynski, Mary K.
    Washington Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Div Stat Genom, St Louis, MO 63110 USA.
    Wong, Charlene
    Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Singapore, Yong Loo Lin Sch Med, Dept Ophthalmol, Singapore, Singapore.
    Wong, Tien-Yin
    Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore;Singapore Natl Eye Ctr, Singapore Eye Res Inst, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Singapore, Yong Loo Lin Sch Med, Dept Ophthalmol, Singapore, Singapore.
    Xu, Liang
    Capital Med Univ, Beijing Tongren Hosp, Beijing Key Lab Ophthalmol & Visual Sci, Beijing Inst Ophthalmol, Beijing, Peoples R China.
    Yang, Qiong
    Boston Univ, Sch Med, Dept Biostat, Boston, MA 02118 USA.
    Yasuda, Masayuki
    Singapore Natl Eye Ctr, Singapore Eye Res Inst, Singapore, Singapore;Tohoku Univ, Grad Sch Med, Dept Ophthalmol, Sendai, Miyagi, Japan.
    Yerges-Armstrong, Laura M.
    GlaxoSmithKline, Target Sci Genet, Collegeville, PA USA.
    Zhang, Weihua
    Ealing Gen Hosp, Dept Cardiol, Middlesex, England;Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.
    Zonderman, Alan B.
    NIA, Lab Epidemiol & Populat Sci, Intramural Res Program, US NIH, Baltimore, MD 21224 USA.
    Rotter, Jerome I.
    Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Los Angeles Biomed Res Inst, Dept Pediat, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Torrance, CA 90509 USA;Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Dept Pediat, Torrance, CA 90509 USA;Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Dept Med, Torrance, CA 90509 USA.
    Bochud, Murielle
    Lausanne Univ Hosp, Inst Social & Prevent Med, Lausanne, Switzerland.
    Psaty, Bruce M.
    Univ Washington, Dept Hlth Serv, Dept Epidemiol, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit,Dept Med, Seattle, WA 98195 USA;Kaiser Permanente Washington Hlth Res Inst, Seattle, WA USA.
    Vitart, Veronique
    Univ Edinburgh, Inst Genet & Mol Med, Med Res Council, Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland.
    Wilson, James G.
    Univ Mississippi, Med Ctr, Dept Physiol & Biophys, Jackson, MS 39216 USA.
    Dehghan, Abbas
    Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Fac Med, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England;Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London, England.
    Parsa, Afshin
    NIDDK, Div Kidney Urol & Hematol Dis, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA;Univ Maryland, Sch Med, Dept Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.
    Chasman, Daniel I.
    Brigham & Womens Hosp, Div Prevent Med, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115 USA;Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Ho, Kevin
    Geisinger, KHRI, Danville, PA USA;Geisinger, Dept Nephrol, Danville, PA USA.
    Morris, Andrew P.
    Univ Liverpool, Dept Biostat, Liverpool, Merseyside, England;Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford, England.
    Devuyst, Olivier
    Univ Zurich, Inst Physiol, Zurich, Switzerland.
    Akilesh, Shreeram
    Univ Washington, Kidney Res Inst, Seattle, WA 98195 USA;Univ Washington, Med Ctr, Anat Pathol, Seattle, WA 98195 USA.
    Pendergrass, Sarah A.
    Geisinger Res, Biomed & Translat Informat Inst, Danville, PA USA.
    Sim, Xueling
    Natl Univ Singapore, Saw Swee Hock Sch Publ Hlth, Singapore, Singapore;Natl Univ Hlth Syst, Singapore, Singapore.
    Boger, Carsten A.
    Univ Hosp Regensburg, Dept Nephrol, Regensburg, Germany;Kliniken Sudostbayern, Dept Nephrol & Rheumatol, Regensburg, Germany.
    Okada, Yukinori
    RIKEN, Ctr Integrat Med Sci IMS, Lab Stat Anal, Osaka, Japan;Osaka Univ, Grad Sch Med, Dept Stat Genet, Osaka, Japan.
    Edwards, Todd L.
    Vanderbilt Univ, Tennessee Valley Healthcare Syst 626, Dept Vet Affairs, 221 Kirkland Hall, Nashville, TN 37235 USA;Vanderbilt Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Med, Vanderbilt Genet Inst,Div Epidemiol, Nashville, TN USA.
    Snieder, Harold
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands.
    Stefansson, Kari
    Amgen Inc, deCODE Genet, Reykjavik, Iceland.
    Hung, Adriana M.
    Vanderbilt Univ, Tennessee Valley Healthcare Syst 626, Dept Vet Affairs, 221 Kirkland Hall, Nashville, TN 37235 USA;Vanderbilt Univ, Med Ctr, Div Nephrol & Hypertens, Nashville, TN USA.
    Heid, Iris M.
    Univ Regensburg, Dept Genet Epidemiol, Regensburg, Germany.
    Scholz, Markus
    Univ Leipzig, Inst Med Informat Stat & Epidemiol, Leipzig, Germany;Univ Leipzig, LIFE Res Ctr Civilizat Dis, Leipzig, Germany.
    Teumer, Alexander
    Univ Med Greifswald, Inst Community Med, Greifswald, Germany;DZHK German Ctr Cardiovasc Res, Partner Site Greifswald, Greifswald, Germany.
    Kottgen, Anna
    Univ Freiburg, Fac Med, Dept Biometry Epidemiol & Med Bioinformat, Inst Genet Epidemiol, Freiburg, Germany;Univ Freiburg, Med Ctr, Freiburg, Germany;Johns Hopkins Bloomberg Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol, Baltimore, MD 21205 USA.
    Pattaro, Cristian
    Univ Lubeck, Inst Biomed, Eurac Res, Bolzano, Italy.
    A catalog of genetic loci associated with kidney function from analyses of a million individuals2019In: Nature Genetics, ISSN 1061-4036, E-ISSN 1546-1718, Vol. 51, no 6, p. 957-972Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is responsible for a public health burden with multi-systemic complications. Through transancestry meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and independent replication (n = 1,046,070), we identified 264 associated loci (166 new). Of these,147 were likely to be relevant for kidney function on the basis of associations with the alternative kidney function marker blood urea nitrogen (n = 416,178). Pathway and enrichment analyses, including mouse models with renal phenotypes, support the kidney as the main target organ. A genetic risk score for lower eGFR was associated with clinically diagnosed CKD in 452,264 independent individuals. Colocalization analyses of associations with eGFR among 783,978 European-ancestry individuals and gene expression across 46 human tissues, including tubulo-interstitial and glomerular kidney compartments, identified 17 genes differentially expressed in kidney. Fine-mapping highlighted missense driver variants in 11 genes and kidney-specific regulatory variants. These results provide a comprehensive priority list of molecular targets for translational research.

  • 307. Xu, Hong
    et al.
    Huang, Xiaoyan
    Riserus, Ulf
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Cederholm, Tommy
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Lindholm, Bengt
    Ärnlöv, Johan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Carrero, Juan Jesus
    Urinary Albumin Excretion, Blood Pressure Changes and Hypertension Incidence in the Community: Effect Modification by Kidney Function2014In: Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, ISSN 0931-0509, E-ISSN 1460-2385, Vol. 29, p. 79-79Article in journal (Other academic)
  • 308. Xu, Hong
    et al.
    Huang, Xiaoyan
    Riserus, Ulf
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Cederholm, Tommy
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Ärnlöv, Johan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Sjögren, Per
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Lindholm, Bengt
    Carrero, Juan Jesus
    Fiber Intake, Kidney Function, Inflammation, and Mortality in a Community-Based Cohort2014In: Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, ISSN 0931-0509, E-ISSN 1460-2385, Vol. 29, p. 49-49Article in journal (Other academic)
  • 309. Xu, Hong
    et al.
    Huang, Xiaoyan
    Risérus, Ulf
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Cederholm, Tommy
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Lindholm, Bengt
    Ärnlöv, Johan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Carrero, Juan Jesus
    Urinary albumin excretion, blood pressure changes and hypertension incidence in the community: effect modification by kidney function2014In: Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, ISSN 0931-0509, E-ISSN 1460-2385, Vol. 29, no 8, p. 1538-1545Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Both increased albuminuria and reduced kidney function may predict blood pressure (BP) progression in the community, while they exacerbate each other's effects. We investigated associations and interactions between these two risk factors, BP changes and hypertension incidence in community-dwelling elderly men. Observational study from the Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men, which included 1051 men (all aged 71 years) with assessments on urinary albumin excretion rate (UAER), 24-hour ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) and cystatin-C estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). Of these, 574 men attended re-examination after 6 years, and ABPM measurements were again recorded to assess blood pressure changes and hypertension incidence. UAER was found to be associated with ABPM measurements both at baseline and longitudinally. In longitudinal analysis, there were significant interactions between UAER and kidney function in its association with the changes of systolic BP, mean arterial pressure and pulse pressure. After stratification for renal function state, UAER independently predicted BP changes only in those who had eGFR < 60 mL/min/1.73 m(2). At re-examination, 71 new cases of hypertension were recorded. In multivariable logistic models, similar interactions were observed on hypertension incidence: UAER was an independent predictor of incident hypertension only in those with reduced renal function. These associations were evident also in the subpopulation of non-diabetics and in participants with normal range UAER (< 20 A mu g/min). In community-dwelling elderly men, UAER associates with BP progression and hypertension incidence, even within the normal range. Concurrent reduction of renal function modifies and exacerbates these associations.

  • 310. Xu, Hong
    et al.
    Huang, Xiaoyan
    Risérus, Ulf
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Cederholm, Tommy
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Sjögren, Per
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Lindholm, Bengt
    Ärnlöv, Johan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Carrero, Juan Jesús
    Albuminuria, renal dysfunction and circadian blood pressure rhythm in older men: a population-based longitudinal cohort study2015In: Clinical Kidney Journal, ISSN 2048-8505, E-ISSN 2048-8513, Vol. 8, no 5, p. 560-566Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    BACKGROUND: Both albuminuria and kidney dysfunction may affect circadian blood pressure (BP) rhythm, while exacerbating each other's effects. We investigated associations and interactions of these two risk factors with circadian BP rhythm variation and non-dipper pattern progression in community-dwelling older men.

    METHODS: This was a cross-sectional and longitudinal analyses in the third and fourth cycles of the Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men, including 1051 men (age 71 years) with assessments on urinary albumin excretion rate (UAER), 24-h ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) and cystatin-C-estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR). Of these, 574 men attended re-examination after 6 years. Study outcomes were ABMP changes and non-dipping BP pattern (prevalence and progression).

    RESULTS: UAER associated with circadian BP rhythm both cross-sectionally and longitudinally. Longitudinally, significant interactions were observed between UAER and kidney dysfunction (eGFR < 60 mL/min/1.73 m(2)) in its association with the changes of both night-time systolic BP (SBP) and night-day SBP ratio. After stratification, UAER strongly predicted night-day SBP ratio change only in those with concurrent kidney dysfunction. At re-examination, 221 new cases of non-dipper were identified. In multivariable logistic models, high UAER associated with increased likelihood of non-dipper progression, but more strongly so among individuals with concurrent kidney dysfunction. These associations were evident also in the subpopulation of non-diabetics and in participants with normal range UAER.

    CONCLUSIONS: UAER associates with circadian BP rhythm variation and non-dipper progression in elderly men. Concurrent renal dysfunction modifies and exacerbates these associations.

  • 311. Xu, Hong
    et al.
    Jia, Ting
    Huang, Xiaoyan
    Riserus, Ulf
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Cederholm, Tommy
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Ärnlöv, Johan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Sjögren, Per
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Lindholm, Bengt
    Carrero, Juan-Jesus
    Dietary acid load, insulin sensitivity and risk of type 2 diabetes in community-dwelling older men2014In: Diabetologia, ISSN 0012-186X, E-ISSN 1432-0428, Vol. 57, no 8, p. 1561-1568Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Aims/hypothesis We tested the hypothesis that dietary acid load may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes, and studied the association between acid load and insulin sensitivity as a possible mechanism involved. Methods An observational survey with prospective follow-up including 911 non-diabetic Swedish men aged 70-71 years was carried out. The gold standard euglycaemic-hyperinsulinaemic clamp technique and the OGTT were used to determine insulin sensitivity and beta cell function, respectively. Diabetes incidence was assessed during 18 years of follow-up. Renal function was estimated from serum cystatin C concentrations. Dietary acid load was calculated as potential renal acid load (PRAL) and net endogenous acid production (NEAP) algorithms from 7 day food records. Adequate dietary reporters were identified by Goldberg cut-offs. Results PRAL and NEAP were not associated with insulin sensitivity or beta cell function. Underlying kidney function or consideration of dietary adequate reporters did not modify these null findings. During follow-up, 115 new cases of diabetes were validated. Neither PRAL nor NEAP was associated with diabetes incidence. Conclusios/interpretation Our results do not support the hypothesis that dietary acid load influences insulin sensitivity, beta cell function or diabetes risk. Interventional studies modifying acid-base dietary intake are needed to further elucidate a possible role of acid load in the development of type 2 diabetes.

  • 312. Yaghootkar, Hanieh
    et al.
    Lamina, Claudia
    Scott, Robert A.
    Dastani, Zari
    Hivert, Marie-France
    Warren, Liling L.
    Stancakova, Alena
    Buxbaum, Sarah G.
    Lyytikaeinen, Leo-Pekka
    Henneman, Peter
    Wu, Ying
    Cheung, Chloe Y. Y.
    Pankow, James S.
    Jackson, Anne U.
    Gustafsson, Stefan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Ballantyne, Christie M.
    Xie, Weijia
    Bergman, Richard N.
    Boehnke, Michael
    el Bouazzaoui, Fatiha
    Collins, Francis S.
    Dunn, Sandra H.
    Dupuis, Josee
    Forouhi, Nita G.
    Gillson, Christopher
    Hattersley, Andrew T.
    Hong, Jaeyoung
    Kaehoenen, Mika
    Kuusisto, Johanna
    Kedenko, Lyudmyla
    Kronenberg, Florian
    Doria, Alessandro
    Assimes, Themistocles L.
    Ferrannini, Ele
    Hansen, Torben
    Hao, Ke
    Haering, Hans
    Knowles, Joshua W.
    Lindgren, Cecilia M.
    Nolan, John J.
    Paananen, Jussi
    Pedersen, Oluf
    Quertermous, Thomas
    Smith, Ulf
    Lehtimaeki, Terho
    Liu, Ching-Ti
    Loos, Ruth J. F.
    McCarthy, Mark I.
    Morris, Andrew D.
    Vasan, Ramachandran S.
    Spector, Tim D.
    Teslovich, Tanya M.
    Tuomilehto, Jaakko
    van Dijk, Ko Willems
    Viikari, Jorma S.
    Zhu, Na
    Langenberg, Claudia
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Semple, Robert K.
    Sinaiko, Alan R.
    Palmer, Colin N. A.
    Walker, Mark
    Lam, Karen S. L.
    Paulweber, Bernhard
    Mohlke, Karen L.
    van Duijn, Cornelia
    Raitakari, Olli T.
    Bidulescu, Aurelian
    Wareham, Nick J.
    Laakso, Markku
    Waterworth, Dawn M.
    Lawlor, Debbie A.
    Meigs, James B.
    Richards, J. Brent
    Frayling, Timothy M.
    Mendelian Randomization Studies Do Not Support a Causal Role for Reduced Circulating Adiponectin Levels in Insulin Resistance and Type 2 Diabetes2013In: Diabetes, ISSN 0012-1797, E-ISSN 1939-327X, Vol. 62, no 10, p. 3589-3598Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Adiponectin is strongly inversely associated with insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, but its causal role remains controversial. We used a Mendelian randomization approach to test the hypothesis that adiponectin causally influences insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. We used genetic variants at the ADIPOQ gene as instruments to calculate a regression slope between adiponectin levels and metabolic traits (up to 31,000 individuals) and a combination of instrumental variables and summary statistics-based genetic risk scores to test the associations with gold-standard measures of insulin sensitivity (2,969 individuals) and type 2 diabetes (15,960 case subjects and 64,731 control subjects). In conventional regression analyses, a 1-SD decrease in adiponectin levels was correlated with a 0.31-SD (95% CI 0.26-0.35) increase in fasting insulin, a 0.34-SD (0.30-0.38) decrease in insulin sensitivity, and a type 2 diabetes odds ratio (OR) of 1.75 (1.47-2.13). The instrumental variable analysis revealed no evidence of a causal association between genetically lower circulating adiponectin and higher fasting insulin (0.02 SD; 95% CI -0.07 to 0.11; N = 29,771), nominal evidence of a causal relationship with lower insulin sensitivity (-0.20 SD; 95% CI -0.38 to -0.02; N = 1,860), and no evidence of a relationship with type 2 diabetes (OR 0.94; 95% CI 0.75-1.19; N = 2,777 case subjects and 13,011 control subjects). Using the ADIPOQ summary statistics genetic risk scores, we found no evidence of an association between adiponectin-lowering alleles and insulin sensitivity (effect per weighted adiponectin-lowering allele: -0.03 SD; 95% CI -0.07 to 0.01; N = 2,969) or type 2 diabetes (OR per weighted adiponectin-lowering allele: 0.99; 95% CI 0.95-1.04; 15,960 case subjects vs. 64,731 control subjects). These results do not provide any consistent evidence that interventions aimed at increasing adiponectin levels will improve insulin sensitivity or risk of type 2 diabetes.

  • 313.
    Yang, Jian
    et al.
    Univ Queensland, Queensland Brain Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia.;Univ Queensland, Diamantina Inst, Translat Res Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Bakshi, Andrew
    Univ Queensland, Queensland Brain Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Zhu, Zhihong
    Univ Queensland, Queensland Brain Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Hemani, Gibran
    Univ Queensland, Queensland Brain Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia.;Univ Bristol, Sch Social & Community Med, IEU, MRC, Bristol, Avon, England..
    Vinkhuyzen, Anna A. E.
    Univ Queensland, Queensland Brain Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Lee, Sang Hong
    Univ Queensland, Queensland Brain Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia.;Univ New England, Sch Environm & Rural Sci, Armidale, NSW, Australia..
    Robinson, Matthew R.
    Univ Queensland, Queensland Brain Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Perry, John R. B.
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Inst Metab Sci, Cambridge, England..
    Nolte, Ilja M.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, Jana V.
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands.;Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Endocrinol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Snieder, Harold
    Univ Groningen, Univ Med Ctr Groningen, Dept Epidemiol, Groningen, Netherlands..
    Esko, Tonu
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia.;Boston Childrens Hosp, Div Endocrinol, Cambridge, MA USA.;Broad Inst, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA USA.;Harvard Univ, Sch Med, Dept Genet, Boston, MA USA..
    Milani, Lili
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Maegi, Reedik
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Metspalu, Andres
    Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia.;Univ Tartu, Inst Mol & Cell Biol, EE-50090 Tartu, Estonia..
    Hamsten, Anders
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Solna, Atherosclerosis Res Unit, Cardiovasc Genet & Genom Grp, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Magnusson, Patrik K. E.
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Pedersen, Nancy L.
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA..
    Soranzo, Nicole
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Dept Human Genet, Hinxton, England.;Univ Cambridge, Dept Haematol, Cambridge, England..
    Keller, Matthew C.
    Univ Colorado, Dept Psychol & Neurosci, Boulder, CO 80309 USA.;Univ Colorado, Inst Behav Genet, Boulder, CO 80309 USA..
    Wray, Naomi R.
    Univ Queensland, Queensland Brain Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Goddard, Michael E.
    Univ Melbourne, Fac Vet & Agr Sci, Parkville, Vic 3052, Australia.;Jobs Transport & Resources, Dept Econ Dev, Biosci Res Div, Bundoora, Vic, Australia..
    Visscher, Peter M.
    Univ Queensland, Queensland Brain Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia.;Univ Queensland, Diamantina Inst, Translat Res Inst, Brisbane, Qld, Australia..
    Genetic variance estimation with imputed variants finds negligible missing heritability for human height and body mass index2015In: Nature Genetics, ISSN 1061-4036, E-ISSN 1546-1718, Vol. 47, no 10, p. 1114-1120Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    We propose a method (GREML-LDMS) to estimate heritability for human complex traits in unrelated individuals using whole-genome sequencing data. We demonstrate using simulations based on whole-genome sequencing data that similar to 97% and similar to 68% of variation at common and rare variants, respectively, can be captured by imputation. Using the GREML-LDMS method, we estimate from 44,126 unrelated individuals that all similar to 17 million imputed variants explain 56% (standard error (s.e.) = 2.3%) of variance for height and 27% (s.e. = 2.5%) of variance for body mass index (BMI), and we find evidence that height- and BMI-associated variants have been under natural selection. Considering the imperfect tagging of imputation and potential overestimation of heritability from previous family-based studies, heritability is likely to be 60-70% for height and 30-40% for BMI. Therefore, the missing heritability is small for both traits. For further discovery of genes associated with complex traits, a study design with SNP arrays followed by imputation is more cost-effective than whole-genome sequencing at current prices.

  • 314. Yang, Jian
    et al.
    Bakshi, Andrew
    Zhu, Zhihong
    Hemani, Gibran
    Vinkhuyzen, Anna A E
    Nolte, Ilja M
    van Vliet-Ostaptchouk, Jana V
    Snieder, Harold
    Esko, Tonu
    Milani, Lili
    Mägi, Reedik
    Metspalu, Andres
    Hamsten, Anders
    Magnusson, Patrik K E
    Pedersen, Nancy L
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Visscher, Peter M
    Genome-wide genetic homogeneity between sexes and populations for human height and body mass index2015In: Human Molecular Genetics, ISSN 0964-6906, E-ISSN 1460-2083, Vol. 24, no 25, p. 7445-7449Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Sex-specific genetic effects have been proposed to be an important source of variation for human complex traits. Here we use two distinct genome-wide methods to estimate the autosomal genetic correlation (rg) between men and women for human height and body mass index (BMI), using individual-level (n = ∼44 000) and summary-level (n = ∼133 000) data from genome-wide association studies. Results are consistent and show that the between-sex genetic correlation is not significantly different from unity for both traits. In contrast, we find evidence of genetic heterogeneity between sexes for waist-hip ratio (rg = ∼0.7) and between populations for BMI (rg = ∼0.9 between Europe and the USA) but not for height. The lack of evidence for substantial genetic heterogeneity for body size is consistent with empirical findings across traits and species.

  • 315.
    Yao, Chen
    et al.
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA;NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.
    Chen, George
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA;NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.
    Song, Ci
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Medicinsk genetik och genomik. Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA; NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.
    Keefe, Joshua
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA;NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.
    Mendelson, Michael
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA;NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA;Boston Childrens Hosp, Dept Cardiol, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Huan, Tianxiao
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA;NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.
    Sun, Benjamin B.
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, MRC BHF Cardiovasc Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge CB1 8RN, England.
    Laser, Annika
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Epidemiol 2, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.
    Maranville, Joseph C.
    Merck & Co Inc, MRL, Kenilworth, NJ 07033 USA.
    Wu, Hongsheng
    Wentworth Inst Technol, Comp Sci & Networking, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Ho, Jennifer E.
    Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Dept Med, Div Cardiol, Boston, MA 02114 USA;Massachusetts Gen Hosp, Cardiovasc Res Ctr, Boston, MA 02114 USA.
    Courchesne, Paul
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA;NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.
    Lyass, Asya
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA;Boston Univ, Dept Math & Stat, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Larson, Martin G.
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA;Boston Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Biostat, Boston, MA 02118 USA.
    Gieger, Christian
    German Ctr Diabet Res DZD, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Epidemiol 2, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.
    Graumann, Johannes
    WG Kerckhoff Inst, Max Planck Inst Heart & Lung Res, Sci Serv Grp Biomol Mass Spectrometry, Ludwigstr 43, D-61231 Bad Nauheim, Germany.
    Johnson, Andrew D.
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA;NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.
    Danesh, John
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA;Boston Univ, Dept Math & Stat, Boston, MA 02115 USA.
    Runz, Heiko
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA;Boston Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Biostat, Boston, MA 02118 USA.
    Hwang, Shih-Jen
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Res Unit Mol Epidemiol, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Epidemiol 2, Ingolstadter Landstr 1, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.
    Liu, Chunyu
    Butterworth, Adam S.
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Dept Human Genet, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Cambridge CB10 1RQ, England;Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, MRC BHF Cardiovasc Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge CB1 8RN, England;Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, NIHR Blood & Transplant Res Unit Donor Hlth & Gom, Cambridge CB1 8RN, England;Addenbrookes Hosp, British Heart Fdn, Cambridge Ctr Excellence, Div Cardiovasc Med, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, England.
    Suhre, Karsten
    Weill Cornell Med Qatar, Dept Physiol & Biophys, PO 24144, Doha, Qatar;Merck & Co Inc, MRL, Kenilworth, NJ 07033 USA.
    Levy, Daniel
    Framingham Heart Dis Epidemiol Study, Framingham, MA 01702 USA;NHLBI, Populat Sci Branch, Div Intramural Res, NIH, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA.
    Genome-wide mapping of plasma protein QTLs identifies putatively causal genes and pathways for cardiovascular disease2018In: Nature Communications, ISSN 2041-1723, E-ISSN 2041-1723, Vol. 9, article id 3268Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Identifying genetic variants associated with circulating protein concentrations (protein quantitative trait loci; pQTLs) and integrating them with variants from genome-wide association studies (GWAS) may illuminate the proteome's causal role in disease and bridge a knowledge gap regarding SNP-disease associations. We provide the results of GWAS of 71 high-value cardiovascular disease proteins in 6861 Framingham Heart Study participants and independent external replication. We report the mapping of over 16,000 pQTL variants and their functional relevance. We provide an integrated plasma protein-QTL database. Thirteen proteins harbor pQTL variants that match coronary disease-risk variants from GWAS or test causal for coronary disease by Mendelian randomization. Eight of these proteins predict new-onset cardiovascular disease events in Framingham participants. We demonstrate that identifying pQTLs, integrating them with GWAS results, employing Mendelian randomization, and prospectively testing protein-trait associations holds potential for elucidating causal genes, proteins, and pathways for cardiovascular disease and may identify targets for its prevention and treatment.

  • 316. Yin, Li
    et al.
    Lensmar, Catarina
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Back, Magnus
    Differential association of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke in a nation-wide cohort2014In: International Journal of Cardiology, ISSN 0167-5273, E-ISSN 1874-1754, Vol. 173, no 3, p. 601-603Article in journal (Other academic)
  • 317.
    Yi-Ting, Lin
    et al.
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Kaohsiung Med Univ, Kaohsiung Med Univ Hosp, Dept Family Med, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
    Chou, Mei-Chuan
    Kaohsiung Med Univ, Kaohsiung Med Univ Hosp, Dept Neurol, Kaohsiung, Taiwan;Kaohsiung Med Univ, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta Tung Hosp, Dept Neurol, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
    Wu, Shyh-Jong
    Kaohsiung Med Univ, Dept Med Lab Sci & Biotechnol, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
    Yang, Yuan-Han
    Kaohsiung Med Univ, Kaohsiung Med Univ Hosp, Dept Neurol, Kaohsiung, Taiwan;Kaohsiung Med Univ, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta Tung Hosp, Dept Neurol, Kaohsiung, Taiwan;Kaohsiung Med Univ, Fac Med, Dept Neurol, Kaohsiung, Taiwan;Kaohsiung Med Univ, Fac Med, Masters Program Neurol, Kaohsiung, Taiwan;Kaohsiung Med Univ, Neurosci Res Ctr, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
    Galantamine plasma concentration and cognitive response in Alzheimer's disease2019In: PeerJ, ISSN 2167-8359, E-ISSN 2167-8359, Vol. 7, article id e6887Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Background

    Galantamine has been approved for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD). However, there are few studies which have reported the association between cognitive responses and galantamine plasma concentration. The aim of this study was to determine the correlation between galantamine plasma concentration and the subsequent cognitive response following treatment in AD patients.

    Methods

    ADsufferers who continuously took 8 mg/d galantamine for at least 6 months without previous exposure to other kinds of AChEI such as donepezil, rivastigmine, or memantine were included in this cohort study. The assessments included the Mini Mental Status Examination (MMSE), Clinical Dementia Rating Scale (CDR) and the Cognitive Assessment Screening Instrument (CASI). Each subdomain of the CASI assessment was conducted at baseline and after 6 months of galantamine. The plasma concentrations of galantamine were measured by capillary electrophoresis after 6 months of the treatment. Logistic regression was performed to adjust for age, gender, apolipoprotein E epsilon 4 genotype status, and baseline score to investigate the association between galantamine plasma concentrations and the cognitive response.

    Results

    The total sample consisted of 33 clinically diagnosed AD patients taking galantamine 8 mg/d for 6 months. There was no linear correlation between galantamine concentration and cognitive response in patients. However, 22 patients were responsive to the treatment in the long-term memory domain. In CASI subset domain, concentration improved during the 6 months follow up.

    Conclusions

    In the limited samples study, galantamine mostly benefitted the cognitive domain of long-term memory. The benefits were not related to the galantamine plasma concentration. Objective intra-individual evaluation of therapeutic response should be encouraged.

  • 318.
    Yi-Ting, Lin
    et al.
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology.
    Fall, Tove
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Gustafsson, Stefan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.
    Arnlov, Johan
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Neurobiol, Div Family Med & Primary Care, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Epidemiology.
    Engström, Gunnar
    Lund Univ, Dept Clin Sci, Cardiovasc Epidemiol, Lund, Sweden.
    Sundström, Johan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiology.
    Use of Proteomics to Investigate Blood Pressure Progress in the Elderly2018In: Journal of Hypertension, ISSN 0263-6352, E-ISSN 1473-5598, Vol. 36, p. E115-E115Article in journal (Other academic)
  • 319.
    Zanetti, Daniela
    et al.
    Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, Dept Med, 300 Pasteur Dr,Mail Code 5406, Stanford, CA 94305 USA;Stanford Univ, Stanford Cardiovasc Inst, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.
    Rao, Abhiram
    Stanford Univ, Dept Bioengn, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.
    Gustafsson, Stefan
    Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Assimes, Themistocles L.
    Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, Dept Med, 300 Pasteur Dr,Mail Code 5406, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.
    Montgomery, Stephen B.
    Stanford Univ, Dept Pathol, Sch Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA;Stanford Univ, Dept Genet, Sch Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, Dept Med, 300 Pasteur Dr,Mail Code 5406, Stanford, CA 94305 USA;Stanford Univ, Stanford Cardiovasc Inst, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.
    Identification of 22 novel loci associated with urinary biomarkers of albumin, sodium, and potassium excretion2019In: Kidney International, ISSN 0085-2538, E-ISSN 1523-1755, Vol. 95, no 5, p. 1197-1208Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Urine biomarkers reflecting kidney function and handling of dietary sodium and potassium are strongly associated with several common diseases including chronic kidney disease, cardiovascular disease, and diabetes mellitus. Knowledge about the genetic determinants of these biomarkers may shed light on pathophysiological mechanisms underlying the development of these diseases. We performed genome-wide association studies of urinary albumin: creatinine ratio (UACR), urinary potassium: creatinine ratio (UK/UCr), urinary sodium: creatinine ratio (UNa/UCr) and urinary sodium: potassium ratio (UNa/UK) in up to 218,450 (discovery) and 109,166 (replication) unrelated individuals of European ancestry from the UK Biobank. Further, we explored genetic correlations, tissue-specific gene expression, and possible genes implicated in the regulation of these biomarkers. After replication, we identified 19 genome-wide significant independent loci associated with UACR, 6 each with UK/UCr and UNa/UCr, and 4 with UNa/UK. In addition to 22 novel associations, we confirmed several established associations, including between the CUBN locus and microalbuminuria. We detected high pairwise genetic correlation across the urinary biomarkers, and between their levels and several physiological measurements. We highlight GIPR, a potential diabetes drug target, as possibly implicated in the genetic control of urinary potassium excretion, and NRBP1, a locus associated with gout, as plausibly involved in sodium and albumin excretion. Overall, we identified 22 novel genome-wide significant associations with urinary biomarkers and confirmed several previously established associations, providing new insights into the genetic basis of these traits and their connection to chronic diseases.

  • 320.
    Zanetti, Daniela
    et al.
    Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, 300 Pasteur Dr,Mail Code 5773, Stanford, CA 94305 USA;Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Stanford Cardiovasc Inst, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.
    Tikkanen, Emmi
    Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, 300 Pasteur Dr,Mail Code 5773, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.
    Gustafsson, Stefan
    Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Stanford University School of Medicine, CA..
    Priest, James R.
    Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Div Cardiol, Dept Pediat, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.
    Burgess, Stephen
    Univ Cambridge, Biostat Unit, MRC, Cambridge, England;Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cambridge, England.
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, 300 Pasteur Dr,Mail Code 5773, Stanford, CA 94305 USA;Stanford Univ, Sch Med, Stanford Cardiovasc Inst, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.
    Birthweight, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, and Cardiovascular Disease Addressing the Barker Hypothesis With Mendelian Randomization2018In: CIRCULATION-GENOMIC AND PRECISION MEDICINE, ISSN 2574-8300, Vol. 11, no 6, article id UNSP e002054Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    BACKGROUND: Low birthweight has been associated with a higher risk of hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D), and cardiovascular disease. The Barker hypothesis posits that intrauterine growth restriction resulting in lower birthweight is causal for these diseases, but causality is difficult to infer from observational studies. METHODS: We performed regression analyses to assess associations of birthweight with cardiovascular disease and T2D in 237 631 individuals from the UK Biobank. Further, we assessed the causal relationship of such associations using Mendelian randomization. RESULTS: In the observational analyses, birthweight showed inverse associations with systolic and diastolic blood pressure (beta, -0.83 and -0.26; per raw unit in outcomes and SD change in birthweight; 95% confidence interval [CI], -0.90 to -0.75 and -0.31 to -0.22, respectively), T2D (odds ratio, 0.83; 95% CI, 0.79-0.87), lipid-lowering treatment (odds ratio, 0.84; 95% CI, 0.81-0.86), and coronary artery disease (hazard ratio, 0.85; 95% CI, 0.78-0.94), whereas the associations with adult body mass index and body fat (beta, 0.04 and 0.02; per SD change in outcomes and birthweight; 95% CI, 0.03-0.04 and 0.01-0.02, respectively) were positive. The Mendelian randomization analyses indicated inverse causal associations of birthweight with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, 2-hour glucose, coronary artery disease, and T2D and positive causal association with body mass index but no associations with blood pressure. CONCLUSIONS: Our study indicates that lower birthweight, used as a proxy for intrauterine growth retardation, is causally related with increased susceptibility to coronary artery disease and T2D. This causal relationship is not mediated by adult obesity or hypertension.

  • 321.
    Zhou, Ang
    et al.
    Univ South Australia, Australian Ctr Precis Hlth, Adelaide, SA, Australia.
    Taylor, Amy E.
    Univ Bristol, MRC Integrat Epidemiol Unit IEU, Bristol, Avon, England;Univ Bristol, UKCTAS, Bristol, Avon, England;Univ Bristol, Sch Expt Psychol, Bristol, Avon, England.
    Karhunen, Ville
    Univ Oulu, Ctr Life Course Hlth Res, Oulu, Finland;Oulu Univ Hosp, Oulu, Finland.
    Zhan, Yiqiang
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Rovio, Suvi P.
    Univ Turku, Res Ctr Appl & Prevent Cardiovasc Med, Turku, Finland.
    Lahti, Jari
    Helsinki Collegium Adv Studies, Helsinki, Finland;Univ Helsinki, Dept Psychol & Logoped, Fac Med, Helsinki, Finland.
    Sjögren, Per
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.
    Byberg, Liisa
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, Orthopaedics.
    Lyall, Donald M.
    Univ Glasgow, Inst Hlth & Wellbeing, Glasgow, Lanark, Scotland.
    Auvinen, Juha
    Univ Oulu, Ctr Life Course Hlth Res, Oulu, Finland;Oulu Univ Hosp, Unit Primary Hlth Care, Oulu, Finland.
    Lehtimaki, Terho
    Univ Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Fimlab Labs, Dept Clin Chem, Tampere, Finland;Univ Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Finnish Cardiovasc Res Ctr Tampere, Tampere, Finland.
    Kahonen, Mika
    Univ Tampere, Dept Clin Physiol, Tampere Univ Hosp, Tampere, Finland;Univ Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Tampere, Finland.
    Hutri-Kahonen, Nina
    Univ Tampere, Fac Med & Life Sci, Tampere, Finland;Univ Tampere, Tampere Univ Hosp, Dept Pediat, Tampere, Finland.
    Perala, Mia Maria
    Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Publ Hlth Solut, Helsinki, Finland.
    Michaëlsson, Karl
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, Orthopaedics.
    Mahajan, Anubha
    Wellcome Ctr Human Genet, Nuffield Dept Med, Oxford OX3 7BN, England.
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular epidemiology.
    Power, Chris
    UCL Great Ormond St Inst Child Hlth, Populat Policy & Practice, London WC1N 1EH, England.
    Eriksson, Johan G.
    Univ Helsinki, Dept Gen Practice & Primary Hlth Care, Helsinki, Finland;Helsinki Univ Hosp, Helsinki, Finland;Folkhalsan Res Ctr, Helsinki, Finland.
    Raitakari, Olli T.
    Univ Turku, Res Ctr Appl & Prevent Cardiovasc Med, Turku, Finland;Turku Univ Hosp, Dept Clin Physiol & Nucl Med, Turku, Finland.
    Hagg, Sara
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Pedersen, Nancy L.
    Karolinska Inst, Dept Med Epidemiol & Biostat, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Veijola, Juha
    Univ Oulu, Dept Psychiat, Res Unit Clin Neurosci, Oulu, Finland;Univ Hosp Oulu, Dept Psychiat, Oulu, Finland.
    Jarvelin, Marjo-Riitta
    Univ Oulu, Ctr Life Course Hlth Res, Oulu, Finland;Oulu Univ Hosp, Unit Primary Hlth Care, Oulu, Finland;Imperial Coll London, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, MRC PHE Ctr Environm & Hlth, London, England;Univ Oulu, Bioctr Oulu, Oulu, Finland.
    Munafo, Marcus R.
    Univ Bristol, MRC Integrat Epidemiol Unit IEU, Bristol, Avon, England;Univ Bristol, UKCTAS, Bristol, Avon, England;Univ Bristol, Sch Expt Psychol, Bristol, Avon, England.
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Stanford Univ, Div Cardiovasc Med, Dept Med, Sch Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA;Stanford Univ, Stanford Cardiovasc Inst, Stanford, CA 94305 USA.
    Llewellyn, David J.
    Univ Exeter, Med Sch, Exeter, Devon, England.
    Hypponen, Elina
    Univ South Australia, Australian Ctr Precis Hlth, Adelaide, SA, Australia;UCL Great Ormond St Inst Child Hlth, Populat Policy & Practice, London WC1N 1EH, England;South Australian Hlth & Med Res Inst, Adelaide, SA, Australia.
    Habitual coffee consumption and cognitive function: a Mendelian randomization meta-analysis in up to 415,530 participants2018In: Scientific Reports, ISSN 2045-2322, E-ISSN 2045-2322, Vol. 8, article id 7526Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Coffee's long-term effect on cognitive function remains unclear with studies suggesting both benefits and adverse effects. We used Mendelian randomization to investigate the causal relationship between habitual coffee consumption and cognitive function in mid-to later life. This included up to 415,530 participants and 300,760 coffee drinkers from 10 meta-analysed European ancestry cohorts. In each cohort, composite cognitive scores that capture global cognition and memory were computed using available tests. A genetic score derived using CYP1A1/2 (rs2472297) and AHR (rs6968865) was chosen as a proxy for habitual coffee consumption. Null associations were observed when examining the associations of the genetic score with global and memory cognition (beta = -0.0007, 95% C.I. -0.009 to 0.008, P = 0.87; beta = -0.001, 95% C.I. -0.005 to 0.002, P = 0.51, respectively), with high consistency between studies (P-heterogeneity > 0.4 for both). Domain specific analyses using available cognitive measures in the UK Biobank also did not support effects by habitual coffee intake for reaction time, pairs matching, reasoning or prospective memory (P >= 0.05 for all). Despite the power to detect very small effects, our meta-analysis provided no evidence for causal long-term effects of habitual coffee consumption on global cognition or memory.

  • 322.
    Zillikens, M. Carola
    et al.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, NL-3000 Rotterdam, Netherlands.;NCHA, NCI, NL-2593 Leiden, Netherlands..
    Demissie, Serkalem
    Boston Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Biostat, Boston, MA 02118 USA..
    Hsu, Yi-Hsiang
    Inst Aging Res, HebrewSenior Life, Roslindale, MA 02131 USA.;Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Harvard Sch Publ Hlth, Mol & Integrat Physiol Sci Program, Boston, MA 02115 USA..
    Yerges-Armstrong, Laura M.
    Univ Maryland, Program Personalized & Genom Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.;Univ Maryland, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr, Dept Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Chou, Wen-Chi
    Inst Aging Res, HebrewSenior Life, Roslindale, MA 02131 USA.;Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Broad Inst, Cambridge, MA 02142 USA..
    Stolk, Lisette
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, NL-3000 Rotterdam, Netherlands.;NCHA, NCI, NL-2593 Leiden, Netherlands..
    Livshits, Gregory
    Tel Aviv Univ, Sackler Fac Med, Dept Anat & Anthropol, IL-6997801 Tel Aviv, Israel.;Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, St Thomas Campus, London WC2R 2LS, England..
    Broer, Linda
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Johnson, Toby
    Univ Lausanne, Dept Med Genet, CH-1011 Lausanne, Switzerland.;Swiss Inst Bioinformat, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Inst Social & Prevent Med, Ctr Hosp Univ CHUV, CH-1010 Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Koller, Daniel L.
    Indiana Univ, Sch Med, Dept Med & Mol Genet, Indianapolis, IN 46202 USA..
    Kutalik, Zoltyn
    Univ Lausanne, Dept Med Genet, CH-1011 Lausanne, Switzerland.;Swiss Inst Bioinformat, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Inst Social & Prevent Med, Ctr Hosp Univ CHUV, CH-1010 Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Luan, Jian'an
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge Biomed Campus, Cambridge CB2 OQQ, England..
    Malkin, Ida
    Tel Aviv Univ, Sackler Fac Med, Dept Anat & Anthropol, IL-6997801 Tel Aviv, Israel..
    Ried, Janina S.
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Epidemiol 2, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany..
    Smith, Albert V.
    Iceland Heart Assoc, IS-201 Kopavogur, Iceland..
    Thorleifsson, Gudmar
    Univ Iceland, Fac Med, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland.;deCODE Genet, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Vandenput, Liesbeth
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Inst Med, Dept Internal Med, SE-40530 Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Zhao, Jing Hua
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge Biomed Campus, Cambridge CB2 OQQ, England..
    Zhang, Weihua
    Imperial Coll, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London SW7 2AZ, England.;Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Cardiol Dept, Middlesex UB1 3HW, England..
    Aghdassi, Ali
    Ernst Moritz Arndt Univ Greifswald, Dept Med A, D-17489 Greifswald, Germany..
    Akesson, Kristina
    Lund Univ, Dept Clin Sci, S-22362 Malmo, Sweden.;Skane Univ Hosp, Dept Orthoped, S-20502 Malmo, Sweden..
    Amin, Najaf
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Baier, Leslie J.
    NIH, Phoenix Epidemiol & Clin Res Branch, Natl Inst Diabet & Digest & Kidney Dis, Phoenix, AZ 85014 USA..
    Barroso, Ines
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Saffron Walden CB10 1SA, Essex, England.;Addenbrookes Hosp, NIHR Cambridge Biomed Res Ctr, Inst Met Sci, Cambridge CB2 OQQ, England.;Univ Cambridge, Addenbrookes Hosp, Inst Met Sci, Metab Res Labs, Cambridge CB2 OQQ, England..
    Bennett, David A.
    Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Rush Alzheimers Dis Ctr, Chicago, IL 60612 USA..
    Bertram, Lars
    Univ Lubeck, Lubeck Interdisciplinary Platform Genome Analyt, Inst Neurogenet & Expt & Integrat Gen, D-23562 Lubeck, Germany.;Imperial Coll London, Fac Med, Sch Publ Hlth, London W6 8RP, England..
    Biffar, Rainer
    Ernst Moritz Arndt Univ Greifswald, Ctr Oral Hlth, Dept Prosthet Dent Gerodontol & Biomat, D-17489 Greifswald, Germany..
    Bochud, Murielle
    Swiss Inst Bioinformat, CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.;Univ Inst Social & Prevent Med, Ctr Hosp Univ CHUV, CH-1010 Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Boehnke, Michael
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA.;Univ Michigan, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Borecki, Ingrid B.
    Washington Univ, Div Stat Gen, Dept Genet, Sch Med, St Louis, MO 63110 USA.;Washington Univ, Div Biostat, Sch Med, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Buchman, Aron S.
    Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Rush Alzheimers Dis Ctr, Chicago, IL 60612 USA..
    Byberg, Liisa
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, Orthopaedics.
    Campbell, Harry
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Obanda, Natalia Campos
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, NL-3000 Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Cauley, Jane A.
    Univ Pittsburgh, Grad Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol, Pittsburgh, PA 15261 USA..
    Cawthon, Peggy M.
    Calif Pacific Med Ctr, Res Inst, San Francisco, CA 94107 USA..
    Cederberg, Henna
    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Med, Kuopio 70210, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, Kuopio 70210, Finland..
    Chen, Zhao
    Univ Arizona, Mel & Enid Zuckerman Coll Publ Hlth, Tucson, AZ 85714 USA..
    Cho, Nam H.
    Ajou Univ, Sch Med, Dept Prevent Med, Suwon 16499, South Korea..
    Choi, Hyung Jin
    Seoul Natl Univ, Coll Med, Dept Internal Med, Seoul 03080, South Korea.;Chungbuk Natl Univ Hosp, Dept Internal Med, Cheongju, South Korea..
    Claussnitzer, Melina
    Inst Aging Res, HebrewSenior Life, Roslindale, MA 02131 USA.;Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Broad Inst, Cambridge, MA 02142 USA.;MIT, Comp Sci & Artificial Intelligence Lab, Cambridge, MA 02139 USA.;Tech Univ Munich, Inst Human Genet, MRI, D-81675 Munich, Germany.;Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr, Boston, MA 02215 USA..
    Collins, Francis
    Natl Human Genome Res Inst, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Cummings, Steven R.
    Calif Pacific Med Ctr, Res Inst, San Francisco, CA 94107 USA..
    De Jager, Philip L.
    Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Brigham & Womens Hosp, Dept Neurol, Program Translat NeuroPsychiatr Genom, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Broad Inst, Program Med & Populat Genet, Cambridge, MA 02142 USA..
    Demuth, Ilja
    Charite, Res Grp Geriatr, Berlin Aging Study 2, D-13353 Berlin, Germany.;Charite, Inst Med & Human Genet, D-13353 Berlin, Germany..
    Dhonukshe-Rutten, Rosalie A. M.
    Wageningen Univ, Dept Human Nutr, POB 17, NL-6700 AA Wageningen, Netherlands..
    Diatchenko, Luda
    McGill Univ, Alan Edwards Ctr Res Pain, Montreal H3A 0G1, PQ, Canada.;Univ N Carolina, Sch Dent, Reg Ctr Neurosensory Disorders, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 USA..
    Eiriksdottir, Gudny
    Iceland Heart Assoc, IS-201 Kopavogur, Iceland..
    Enneman, Anke W.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, NL-3000 Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Erdos, Mike
    Natl Human Genome Res Inst, Med Genom & Metab Genet Branch, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Eriksson, Johan G.
    Univ Helsinki, Dept Gen Practice & Primary Hlth Care, Helsinki 00014, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Cent Hosp, Unity Gen Practice, Helsinki 00014, Finland.;Folkhalsan Res Ctr, Helsinki 00250, Finland.;Vasa Cent Hosp, Vaasa 65130, Finland.;Nat Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki 00271, Finland..
    Eriksson, Joel
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Inst Med, Dept Internal Med, SE-40530 Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Estrada, Karol
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, NL-3000 Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Evans, Daniel S.
    Calif Pacific Med Ctr, Res Inst, San Francisco, CA 94107 USA..
    Feitosa, Mary F.
    Washington Univ, Div Stat Gen, Dept Genet, Sch Med, St Louis, MO 63110 USA..
    Fu, Mao
    Univ Maryland, Program Personalized & Genom Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.;Univ Maryland, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr, Dept Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Garcia, Melissa
    Natl Inst Aging, Intramural Res Program, Lab Epidemiol & Populat Sci, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Gieger, Christian
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Epidemiol 2, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Rese Unit Mol Epidemiol, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Inst Genet Epidemiol, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany..
    Girke, Thomas
    Univ Calif Riverside, Inst Integrat Genome Biol, Dept Bot & Plant Sci, Riverside, CA 92521 USA.;Univ Calif Riverside, Dept Bot & Plant Sci, Riverside, CA 92521 USA..
    Glazer, Nicole L.
    Boston Univ, Sch Med & Publ Hlth, Dept Med, Boston, MA 02118 USA.;Boston Univ, Sch Med & Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol, Boston, MA 02118 USA..
    Grallert, Harald
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Epidemiol 2, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Rese Unit Mol Epidemiol, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.;Univ Calif Riverside, Dept Bot & Plant Sci, Riverside, CA 92521 USA.;German Ctr Diabet Res DZD, Neuherberg, Germany.;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, CCG Type Diabet 2, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, CCG Nutrigen & Type Diabet 2, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany..
    Grewal, Jagvir
    Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Cardiol Dept, Middlesex UB1 3HW, England.;Imperial Coll London, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London SW3 6LY, England..
    Han, Bok-Ghee
    Osong Hlth Technol Adm Complex, Ctr Genome Sci, Natl Inst Hlth, Chungcheongbuk Do 28159, South Korea..
    Hanson, Robert L.
    NIH, Phoenix Epidemiol & Clin Res Branch, Natl Inst Diabet & Digest & Kidney Dis, Phoenix, AZ 85014 USA..
    Hayward, Caroline
    Univ Edinburgh, IGMM, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Hofman, Albert
    NCHA, NCI, NL-2593 Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Hoffman, Eric P.
    SUNY Binghamton, Dept Pharmaceut Sci, Binghamton, NY 13902 USA..
    Homuth, Georg
    Ernst Moritz Arndt Univ Greifswald, Interfac Inst Genet & Funct Gen, D-17487 Greifswald, Germany..
    Hsueh, Wen-Chi
    NIH, Phoenix Epidemiol & Clin Res Branch, Natl Inst Diabet & Digest & Kidney Dis, Phoenix, AZ 85014 USA..
    Hubal, Monica J.
    George Washington Univ, Dept Exercise & Nutr Sci, Washington, DC 20052 USA.;Childrens Natl Med Ctr, Res Ctr Genet Med, Washington, DC 20052 USA..
    Hubbard, Alan
    Univ Calif Berkeley, Div Biostat, Sch Publ Hlth, Berkeley, CA 94720 USA..
    Huffman, Kim M.
    Duke Univ, Sch Med, Div Rheumatol, Dept Med,Duke Mol Physiol Inst, Durham, NC 27710 USA..
    Husted, Lise B.
    Aarhus Univ Hosp, Endocrinol & Internal Med, DK-8000 Aarhus, Denmark..
    Illig, Thomas
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Rese Unit Mol Epidemiol, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.;Hannover Med Sch, Dept Human Genet, D-30625 Hannover, Germany.;Hannover Med Sch, Hannover Unified Biobank, D-30625 Hannover, Germany..
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Stanford Univ, Dept Med, Div Cardiovasc Med, Sch Med, Stanford, CA 94305 USA..
    Ittermann, Till
    Ernst Moritz Arndt Univ Greifswald, Inst Community Med, D-17489 Greifswald, Germany..
    Jansson, John-Olov
    Univ Gothenburg, Dept Physiol, Inst Neurosci & Physiol, Sahlgrenska Acad, SE-40530 Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Jordan, Joanne M.
    Univ N Carolina, Thurston Arthrit Res Ctr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 USA..
    Jula, Antti
    Nat Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki 00271, Finland..
    Karlsson, Magnus
    Lund Univ, Dept Clin Sci & Orthopaed, Skane Univ Hosp SUS, S-22362 Malmo, Sweden..
    Khaw, Kay-Tee
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cambridge CB1 8RN, England..
    Kilpainen, Tuomas O.
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge Biomed Campus, Cambridge CB2 OQQ, England.;Univ Copenhagen, Novo Nordisk Fdn Ctr Basic Metab Res, Sect Metab Genet, DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Environm Med & Publ Hlth, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Klopp, Norman
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Rese Unit Mol Epidemiol, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.;Hannover Med Sch, Hannover Unified Biobank, D-30625 Hannover, Germany..
    Kloth, Jacqueline S. L.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, NL-3000 Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Koistinen, Heikki A.
    Univ Helsinki, Dept Med, Helsinki 00029, Finland.;Helsinki Univ Cent Hosp, Helsinki 00029, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Abdominal Ctr, Endocrinol, Helsinki 00029, Finland.;Natl Inst Hlth & Welf, Dept Hlth, Helsinki 00271, Finland.;Minerva Fdn, Helsinki 00290, Finland..
    Kraus, William E.
    Duke Univ, Sch Med, Div Cardiol, Dept Med,Duke Mol Physiol Inst, Durham, NC 27710 USA..
    Kritchevsky, Stephen
    Sticht Ctr Aging, Wake Forest Sch Med, Winston Salem, NC 27157 USA..
    Kuulasmaa, Teemu
    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Med, Kuopio 70210, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, Kuopio 70210, Finland..
    Kuusisto, Johanna
    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Med, Kuopio 70210, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, Kuopio 70210, Finland..
    Laakso, Markku
    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Med, Kuopio 70210, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, Kuopio 70210, Finland..
    Lahti, Jari
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Behav Sci, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland..
    Lang, Thomas
    Univ Calif San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 USA..
    Langdahl, Bente L.
    Aarhus Univ Hosp, Endocrinol & Internal Med, DK-8000 Aarhus, Denmark..
    Launer, Lenore J.
    Natl Inst Aging, Intramural Res Program, Lab Epidemiol & Populat Sci, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Lee, Jong-Young
    Osong Hlth Technol Adm Complex, Ctr Genome Sci, Natl Inst Hlth, Chungcheongbuk Do 28159, South Korea..
    Lerch, Markus M.
    Ernst Moritz Arndt Univ Greifswald, Dept Med A, D-17489 Greifswald, Germany..
    Lewis, Joshua R.
    Univ Western Australia, Sch Med & Pharmacol, Perth, WA 6009, Australia.;Univ Sydney, Ctr Kidney Res, Sch Publ Hlth, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia..
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular epidemiology. Uppsala Univ, Dept Med Sci, S-75185 Uppsala, Sweden..
    Lindgren, Cecilia
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford OX3 7BN, England..
    Liu, Yongmei
    Wake Forest Sch Med, Dept Epidemiol & Prevent, Winston Salem, NC 27517 USA..
    Liu, Tian
    Max Planck Inst Mol Genet, D-14195 Berlin, Germany.;Max Planck Inst Human Dev, D-14195 Berlin, Germany..
    Liu, Youfang
    Univ N Carolina, Thurston Arthrit Res Ctr, Chapel Hill, NC 27517 USA..
    Ljunggren, Östen
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Endocrinology and mineral metabolism.
    Lorentzon, Mattias
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Inst Med, Dept Internal Med, SE-40530 Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Luben, Robert N.
    Univ Cambridge, Dept Publ Hlth & Primary Care, Cambridge CB1 8RN, England..
    Maixner, William
    Univ N Carolina, Sch Dent, Reg Ctr Neurosensory Disorders, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 USA..
    McGuigan, Fiona E.
    Lund Univ, Dept Clin Sci, S-22362 Malmo, Sweden..
    Medina-Gomez, Carolina
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, NL-3000 Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Meitinger, Thomas
    Tech Univ Munich, Inst Human Genet, MRI, D-81675 Munich, Germany.;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Human Genet, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany..
    Melhus, Håkan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical pharmacogenomics and osteoporosis.
    Mellstrom, Dan
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Inst Med, Dept Internal Med, SE-40530 Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Melov, Simon
    Buck Inst Res Aging, Novato, CA 94945 USA.;Univ Southern Calif, Leonard Davis Sch Gerontol, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA..
    Michaëlsson, Karl
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgical Sciences, Orthopaedics.
    Mitchell, Braxton D.
    Univ Maryland, Program Personalized & Genom Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.;Univ Maryland, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr, Dept Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.;Baltimore Vet Adm Med Ctr, Geriatr Res & Educ Clin Ctr, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Morris, Andrew P.
    Univ Oxford, Wellcome Trust Ctr Human Genet, Oxford OX3 7BN, England.;Univ Liverpool, Inst Tradit Med, Liverpool L69 3BX, Merseyside, England..
    Mosekilde, Leif
    Aarhus Univ Hosp, Endocrinol & Internal Med, DK-8000 Aarhus, Denmark..
    Newman, Anne
    Univ Pittsburgh, Ctr Aging & Populat Hlth, Pittsburgh, PA 15261 USA..
    Nielson, Carrie M.
    Oregon Hlth & Sci Univ, Portland, OR 97239 USA..
    O'Connell, Jeffrey R.
    Univ Maryland, Program Personalized & Genom Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.;Univ Maryland, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr, Dept Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Oostra, Ben A.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Clin Genet, NL-300 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Ctr Med Syst Biol & Netherlands Consortium Hlth A, RC-2300 Leiden, Netherlands..
    Orwoll, Eric S.
    Oregon Hlth & Sci Univ, Portland, OR 97239 USA..
    Palotie, Aarno
    Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland FIMM, Helsinki 00251, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Dept Med Genet, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Cent Hosp, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland..
    Parker, Stephan
    Univ Michigan, Human Genet & Computat Med & Bioinformat, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Peacock, Munro
    Indiana Univ, Dept Med, Sch Med, Indianapolis, IN 46202 USA..
    Perola, Markus
    Nat Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki 00271, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland FIMM, Helsinki 00251, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Diabet & Obes Res Program, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland.;Univ Tartu, Estonian Genome Ctr, Tartu, Estonia..
    Peters, Annette
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Epidemiol 2, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, Rese Unit Mol Epidemiol, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany..
    Polasek, Ozren
    Univ Split, Fac Med, Dept Publ Hlth, Split 21000, Croatia..
    Prince, Richard L.
    Univ Western Australia, Sch Med & Pharmacol, Perth, WA 6009, Australia.;Sir Charles Gairdner Hosp, Dept Endocrinol & Diabet, Perth, WA 6009, Australia..
    Raikkonen, Katri
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Behav Sci, FI-00014 Helsinki, Finland..
    Ralston, Stuart H.
    Western Gen Hosp, Mol Med Ctr, MRC Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Ripatti, Samuli
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland FIMM, Helsinki 00251, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Hjelt Inst, Helsinki, Finland.;Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton CB10 1SA, England..
    Robbins, John A.
    Univ Calif Davis, Dept Med, Sacramento, CA 95817 USA..
    Rotter, Jerome I.
    Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Inst Translat Genom & Populat Sci, Los Angeles Biomed Res Inst, Torrance, CA 90502 USA.;Harbor UCLA Med Ctr, Dept Pediat, Torrance, CA 90502 USA..
    Rudan, Igor
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Salomaa, Veikko
    Nat Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki 00271, Finland..
    Satterfield, Suzanne
    Univ Tennessee, Dept Prevent Med, Hlth Sci Ctr, Memphis, TN 38163 USA..
    Schadt, Eric E.
    Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Genet & Genom Sci, Inst Genom & Multiscale Biol, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Schipf, Sabine
    Ernst Moritz Arndt Univ Greifswald, Inst Community Med, D-17489 Greifswald, Germany..
    Scott, Laura
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA.;Univ Michigan, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Sehmi, Joban
    Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Cardiol Dept, Middlesex UB1 3HW, England.;Imperial Coll London, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London SW3 6LY, England..
    Shen, Jian
    Oregon Hlth & Sci Univ, Portland, OR 97239 USA..
    Shin, Chan Soo
    Seoul Natl Univ, Coll Med, Dept Internal Med, Seoul 03080, South Korea..
    Sigurdsson, Gunnar
    Natl Univ Hosp Iceland, Landspitali, Dept Endocrinol & Metab, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Smith, Shad
    Duke Univ, Med Ctr, Ctr Translat Pain Med, Dept Anesthesiol, Durham, NC 27110 USA..
    Soranzo, Nicole
    Wellcome Trust Sanger Inst, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton CB10 1SA, England..
    Stancakova, Alena
    Univ Eastern Finland, Dept Med, Kuopio 70210, Finland.;Kuopio Univ Hosp, Kuopio 70210, Finland..
    Steinhagen-Thiessen, Elisabeth
    Charite, Res Grp Geriatr, Berlin Aging Study 2, D-13353 Berlin, Germany..
    Streeten, Elizabeth A.
    Univ Maryland, Program Personalized & Genom Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.;Univ Maryland, Div Endocrinol Diabet & Nutr, Dept Med, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA.;Vet Adm Med Ctr, GRECC, Baltimore, MD 21201 USA..
    Styrkarsdottir, Unnur
    Univ Iceland, Fac Med, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland.;deCODE Genet, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Swart, Karin M. A.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, BT-1081 Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst, BT-1081 Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Tan, Sian-Tsung
    Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Cardiol Dept, Middlesex UB1 3HW, England.;Imperial Coll London, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London SW3 6LY, England..
    Tarnopolsky, Mark A.
    McMaster Univ, Med Ctr, Dept Med, Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5, Canada..
    Thompson, Patricia
    Stony Brook Sch Med, Dept Pathol, Stony Brook, NY 11794 USA..
    Thomson, Cynthia A.
    Univ Arizona, Mel & Enid Zuckerman Coll Publ Hlth, Tucson, AZ 85714 USA..
    Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur
    Univ Iceland, Fac Med, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland.;deCODE Genet, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Tikkanen, Emmi
    Nat Inst Hlth & Welf, Helsinki 00271, Finland.;Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland FIMM, Helsinki 00251, Finland.;Western Gen Hosp, Mol Med Ctr, MRC Inst Genet & Mol Med, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Tranah, Gregory J.
    Calif Pacific Med Ctr, Res Inst, San Francisco, CA 94107 USA..
    Tuomilehto, Jaakko
    Vasa Cent Hosp, Vaasa 65130, Finland.;Danube Univ Krems, Dept Neurosci & Prevent Med, A-3500 Krems, Austria.;King Abdulaziz Univ, Diabet Res Grp, Jeddah 12589, Saudi Arabia.;Dasman Diabet Inst, Dasman 15462, Kuwait..
    van Schoor, Natasja M.
    Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, BT-1081 Amsterdam, Netherlands.;Vrije Univ Amsterdam Med Ctr, EMGO Inst, BT-1081 Amsterdam, Netherlands..
    Verma, Arjun
    Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Cardiol Dept, Middlesex UB1 3HW, England..
    Vollenweider, Peter
    CHU Vaudois, Dept Med & Internal Med, CH-1011 Lausanne, Switzerland..
    Voelzke, Henry
    Ernst Moritz Arndt Univ Greifswald, Inst Community Med, D-17489 Greifswald, Germany..
    Wactawski-Wende, Jean
    SUNY Buffalo, Univ Buffalo, Dept Epidemiol & Environm Hlth, Buffalo, NY 14214 USA..
    Walker, Mark
    Newcastle Univ, Inst Cellular Med, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE2 4HH, Tyne & Wear, England..
    Weedon, Michael N.
    Univ Exeter, Med Sch, Genet Complex Traits, Exeter EX1 2LU, Devon, England..
    Welch, Ryan
    Univ Michigan, Dept Biostat, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA.;Univ Michigan, Ctr Stat Genet, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 USA..
    Wichman, H. -Erich
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Epidemiol 2, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.;Ludwig Maximilians Univ Munchen, Inst Med Informat Biometry & Epidemiol, Chair Epidemiol, D-81377 Munich, Germany.;Tech Univ, Inst Med Stat & Epidemiol, D-81675 Munich, Germany..
    Widen, Elisabeth
    Univ Helsinki, Inst Mol Med Finland FIMM, Helsinki 00251, Finland..
    Williams, Frances M. K.
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, St Thomas Campus, London WC2R 2LS, England..
    Wilson, James F.
    Univ Edinburgh, Usher Inst Populat Hlth Sci & Informat, Edinburgh EH8 9AG, Midlothian, Scotland.;Univ Edinburgh, IGMM, MRC Human Genet Unit, Edinburgh EH4 2XU, Midlothian, Scotland..
    Wright, Nicole C.
    Univ Alabama Birmingham, Dept Epidemiol, Birmingham, AL 35294 USA..
    Xie, Weijia
    Univ Exeter, Med Sch, Genet Complex Traits, Exeter EX1 2LU, Devon, England..
    Yu, Lei
    Rush Univ, Med Ctr, Rush Alzheimers Dis Ctr, Chicago, IL 60612 USA..
    Zhou, Yanhua
    Boston Univ, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Biostat, Boston, MA 02118 USA..
    Chambers, John C.
    Imperial Coll, Sch Publ Hlth, Dept Epidemiol & Biostat, London SW7 2AZ, England.;Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Cardiol Dept, Middlesex UB1 3HW, England.;Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Fdn Trust, NIHR Cardiovasc Biomed Res Unit, London SW3 6NP, England.;Imperial Coll, London SW3 6NP, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London W2 1NY, England..
    Doring, Angela
    Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Epidemiol 2, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany.;Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Res Ctr Environm Hlth, Inst Epidemiol 1, D-85764 Neuherberg, Germany..
    van Duijn, Cornelia M.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands.;Ctr Med Syst Biol & Netherlands Consortium Hlth A, RC-2300 Leiden, Netherlands..
    Econs, Michael J.
    Indiana Univ Sch Med, Dept Med, Indianapolis, IN 46202 USA.;Indiana Univ Sch Med, Dept Med & Mol Genet, Indianapolis, IN 46202 USA..
    Gudnason, Vilmundur
    Iceland Heart Assoc, IS-201 Kopavogur, Iceland..
    Kooner, Jaspal S.
    Ealing Hosp NHS Trust, Cardiol Dept, Middlesex UB1 3HW, England.;Imperial Coll London, Natl Heart & Lung Inst, London SW3 6LY, England.;Imperial Coll Healthcare NHS Trust, London W2 1NY, England..
    Psaty, Bruce M.
    Univ Washington, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Dept Med, Seattle, WA 98101 USA.;Univ Washington, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Dept Epidemiol, Seattle, WA 98101 USA.;Univ Washington, Cardiovasc Hlth Res Unit, Dept Med Hlth Serv, Seattle, WA 98101 USA.;Grp Hlth Cooperat Puget Sound, Grp Hlth Res Inst, Seattle, WA 98101 USA..
    Spector, Timothy D.
    Kings Coll London, Dept Twin Res & Genet Epidemiol, St Thomas Campus, London WC2R 2LS, England..
    Stefansson, Kari
    Univ Iceland, Fac Med, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland.;deCODE Genet, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland..
    Rivadeneira, Fernando
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, NL-3000 Rotterdam, Netherlands.;NCHA, NCI, NL-2593 Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Uitterlinden, Andre G.
    Erasmus MC, Dept Internal Med, NL-3000 Rotterdam, Netherlands.;NCHA, NCI, NL-2593 Leiden, Netherlands.;Erasmus MC, Dept Epidemiol, NL-3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands..
    Wareham, Nicholas J.
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge Biomed Campus, Cambridge CB2 OQQ, England..
    Ossowski, Vicky
    NIH, Phoenix Epidemiol & Clin Res Branch, Natl Inst Diabet & Digest & Kidney Dis, Phoenix, AZ 85014 USA..
    Waterworth, Dawn
    GlaxoSmithKline, Med Genet, Philadelphia, PA 19112 USA..
    Loos, Ruth J. F.
    Univ Cambridge, Sch Clin Med, MRC Epidemiol Unit, Cambridge Biomed Campus, Cambridge CB2 OQQ, England.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Charles Bronfman Inst Personalized Med, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Inst Child Hlth & Dev, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Genet Obes & Related Traits Program, New York, NY 10029 USA.;Icahn Sch Med Mt Sinai, Dept Prevent Med, New York, NY 10029 USA..
    Karasik, David
    Inst Aging Res, HebrewSenior Life, Roslindale, MA 02131 USA.;Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Bar Ilan Univ, Fac Med Galilee, IL-1311502 Safed, Israel..
    Harris, Tamara B.
    Natl Inst Aging, Intramural Res Program, Lab Epidemiol & Populat Sci, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA..
    Ohlsson, Claes
    Univ Gothenburg, Sahlgrenska Acad, Inst Med, Dept Internal Med, SE-40530 Gothenburg, Sweden..
    Kiel, Douglas P.
    Inst Aging Res, HebrewSenior Life, Roslindale, MA 02131 USA.;Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA 02115 USA.;Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr, Boston, MA 02215 USA..
    Large meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies five loci for lean body mass2017In: Nature Communications, ISSN 2041-1723, E-ISSN 2041-1723, Vol. 8, article id 80Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    Lean body mass, consisting mostly of skeletal muscle, is important for healthy aging. We performed a genome-wide association study for whole body (20 cohorts of European ancestry with n = 38,292) and appendicular (arms and legs) lean body mass (n = 28,330) measured using dual energy X-ray absorptiometry or bioelectrical impedance analysis, adjusted for sex, age, height, and fat mass. Twenty-one single-nucleotide polymorphisms were significantly associated with lean body mass either genome wide (p < 5 x 10(-8)) or suggestively genome wide (p < 2.3 x 10(-6)). Replication in 63,475 (47,227 of European ancestry) individuals from 33 cohorts for whole body lean body mass and in 45,090 (42,360 of European ancestry) subjects from 25 cohorts for appendicular lean body mass was successful for five single-nucleotide polymorphisms in/ near HSD17B11, VCAN, ADAMTSL3, IRS1, and FTO for total lean body mass and for three single-nucleotide polymorphisms in/ near VCAN, ADAMTSL3, and IRS1 for appendicular lean body mass. Our findings provide new insight into the genetics of lean body mass.

  • 323.
    Ärnlöv, Johan
    et al.
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular epidemiology.
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular epidemiology.
    Sundström, Johan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences.
    Carrero, J. J.
    Karolinska Inst, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Gustafsson, Stefan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences.
    Stenemo, Markus
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Larsson, A.
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences.
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular epidemiology.
    Carlsson, A. C.
    Karolinska Inst, Stockholm, Sweden..
    Discovery and replication of new risk markers for 5-year kidney function decline using a targeted multiplex proteomics chip2016Conference paper (Refereed)
  • 324.
    Ärnlöv, Johan
    et al.
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Geriatrics. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Ruge, Toralph
    Ingelsson, Erik
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology. Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab.
    Larsson, Anders
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Biochemial structure and function.
    Sundström, Johan
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular epidemiology.
    Lind, Lars
    Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular epidemiology.
    Serum endostatin and risk of mortality in the elderly: findings from 2 community-based cohorts2013In: Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, ISSN 1079-5642, E-ISSN 1524-4636, Vol. 33, no 11, p. 2689-2695Article in journal (Refereed)
    Abstract [en]

    OBJECTIVE:

    Experimental data imply that endostatin, a proteolytically cleaved fragment of collagen XVIII, could be involved in the development of cardiovascular disease and cancer. Prospective data concerning the relation between circulating endostatin and mortality are lacking. Accordingly, we aimed to study associations between circulating endostatin and mortality risk.

    APPROACH AND RESULTS:

    Serum endostatin was analyzed in 2 community-based cohorts: the Prospective Investigation of the Vasculature in Uppsala Seniors (PIVUS; women 50%, n=931; mean age, 70 years; median follow-up, 7.9 years) and the Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men (ULSAM; n=748; mean age, 77 years; median follow-up, 9.7 years). During follow-up, 90 participants died in PIVUS (1.28/100 person-years at risk), and 417 participants died in ULSAM (6.7/100 person-years at risk). In multivariable Cox regression models adjusted for age and established cardiovascular risk factors, 1 SD higher ln(serum endostatin level) was associated with a hazard ratio of mortality of 1.39 and 95% confidence interval, 1.26 to 1.53, on average in both cohorts. In the ULSAM cohort, serum endostatin was also associated with cardiovascular mortality (177 deaths; hazard ratio per SD of ln[endostatin] 1.45, 95% confidence interval [1.25-1.71]) and cancer mortality (115 deaths; hazard ratio per SD of ln[endostatin] 1.35, 95% confidence interval [1.10-1.66]).

    CONCLUSIONS:

    High serum endostatin was associated with increased mortality risk in 2 independent community-based cohorts of the elderly. Our observational data support the importance of extracellular matrix remodeling in the underlying pathophysiology of cardiovascular disease and cancer.

  • 325.
    Örtqvist, Anne K
    et al.
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Lundholm, Cecilia
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Fang, Fang
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Fall, Tove
    Uppsala University, Science for Life Laboratory, SciLifeLab. Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Sciences, Molecular epidemiology.
    Almqvist, Catarina
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.; Unit of Pediatric Allergy and Pulmonology at Astrid Lindgren Children's Hospital, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.
    Parental antibiotics and childhood asthma: a population-based study2017In: Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, ISSN 2213-2198, E-ISSN 2213-2201, Vol. 5, no 5, p. 1451-1454.e4, article id S2213-2198(17)30178-2Article in journal (Other academic)
    Abstract [en]

    In this population-based study on antibiotic treatment before, during, and after pregnancy, using paternal exposure as negative control, we confirm that associations between maternal antibiotic exposure and childhood asthma are partly explained by familial confounding such as genes and environment.

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