Douglas A. Scheftner

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Only one low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) genome-wide association study (GWAS) has been previously reported in -African Americans. We performed a GWAS of LDL-C in African Americans using data extracted from electronic medical records (EMR) in the eMERGE network. African Americans were genotyped on the Illumina 1M chip. All LDL-C measurements,(More)
Maternal metabolism during pregnancy impacts the developing fetus, affecting offspring birth weight and adiposity. This has important implications for metabolic health later in life (e.g., offspring of mothers with pre-existing or gestational diabetes mellitus have an increased risk of metabolic disorders in childhood). To identify genetic loci associated(More)
U01HG004274 (S.H.), and U41HG004269 (L.S.). Awards to S.E.C. and G.H.K. were carried out at LBNL under contract no. DE-AC02-05CH11231. Additional support was provided by the NSF under grant 0937060 to the Computing Research Association for the CIFellows Project (S.R.) and under award no. 0905968 (J.E.), a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of(More)
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