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Biological, Clinical, and Population Relevance of 95 Loci for Blood Lipids
Plasma concentrations of total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglycerides are among the most important risk factors for coronary arteryExpand
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Six new loci associated with blood low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol or triglycerides in humans
Blood concentrations of lipoproteins and lipids are heritable risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Using genome-wide association data from three studies (n = 8,816 that included 2,758 individualsExpand
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Common variants at 30 loci contribute to polygenic dyslipidemia
Blood low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol and triglyceride levels are risk factors for cardiovascular disease. To dissect the polygenic basis ofExpand
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Plasma HDL cholesterol and risk of myocardial infarction: a mendelian randomisation study
Summary Background High plasma HDL cholesterol is associated with reduced risk of myocardial infarction, but whether this association is causal is unclear. Exploiting the fact that genotypes areExpand
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Genome-wide association study identifies eight loci associated with blood pressure
Elevated blood pressure is a common, heritable cause of cardiovascular disease worldwide. To date, identification of common genetic variants influencing blood pressure has proven challenging. WeExpand
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Mechanisms by which common variants in the TCF7L2 gene increase risk of type 2 diabetes.
Genetic variants in the gene encoding for transcription factor-7-like 2 (TCF7L2) have been associated with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and impaired beta cell function, but the mechanisms have remainedExpand
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From noncoding variant to phenotype via SORT1 at the 1p13 cholesterol locus
Recent genome-wide association studies (GWASs) have identified a locus on chromosome 1p13 strongly associated with both plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and myocardial infarctionExpand
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Prediction of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and liver fat using metabolic and genetic factors.
BACKGROUND & AIMS Our aims were to develop a method to accurately predict non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and liver fat content based on routinely available clinical and laboratory data andExpand
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A common variant in PNPLA3, which encodes adiponutrin, is associated with liver fat content in humans
Aims/hypothesisIt has recently been suggested that the rs738409 G allele in PNPLA3, which encodes adiponutrin, is strongly associated with increased liver fat content in three different ethnicExpand
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The genetic architecture of type 2 diabetes
The genetic architecture of common traits, including the number, frequency, and effect sizes of inherited variants that contribute to individual risk, has been long debated. Genome-wide associationExpand
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