Publications

Gene-Educational Attainment Interactions in a Multi-Ancestry Genome-Wide Meta-Analysis Identify Novel Blood Pressure Loci
A Trans-Ancestral Meta-Analysis of Genome-Wide Association Studies Reveals Loci Associated with Childhood Obesity
Abstract. Although hundreds of GWAS-implicated loci have been reported for adult obesity-related traits, less is known about the …
A Catalog of Genetic Loci Associated with Kidney Function From Analyses of a Million Individuals
Trans-ancestry meta-analysis of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) from 1,046,070 individuals identifies 264 associated loci, …
Multi-Ancestry Genome-Wide Gene–Smoking Interaction Study of 387,272 Individuals Identifies New Loci Associated with Serum Lipids
A multi-ancestry genome-wide gene–smoking interaction study identifies 13 new loci associated with serum lipids.
A Multi-Ancestry Genome-Wide Study Incorporating Gene-Smoking Interactions Identifies Multiple New Loci for Pulse Pressure and Mean Arterial Pressure
Abstract. Elevated blood pressure (BP), a leading cause of global morbidity and mortality, is influenced by both genetic and lifestyle …
Multi-Ancestry Study of Blood Lipid Levels Identifies Four Loci Interacting with Physical Activity
Multi-Ancestry Genome-Wide Association Study of Lipid Levels Incorporating Gene-Alcohol Interactions
Abstract. An individual’s lipid profile is influenced by genetic variants and alcohol consumption, but the contribution of …
Fine-Mapping Type 2 Diabetes Loci to Single-Variant Resolution Using High-Density Imputation and Islet-Specific Epigenome Maps
Combining 32 genome-wide association studies with high-density imputation provides a comprehensive view of the genetic contribution to …
Novel Genetic Associations for Blood Pressure Identified via Gene-Alcohol Interaction in up to 570K Individuals Across Multiple Ancestries
Heavy alcohol consumption is an established risk factor for hypertension; the mechanism by which alcohol consumption impact blood …
Refining the Accuracy of Validated Target Identification Through Coding Variant Fine-Mapping in Type 2 Diabetes
We aggregated coding variant data for 81,412 type 2 diabetes cases and 370,832 controls of diverse ancestry, identifying 40 coding …
A Large-Scale Multi-ancestry Genome-wide Study Accounting for Smoking Behavior Identifies Multiple Significant Loci for Blood Pressure
Genome-wide association analysis advanced understanding of blood pressure (BP), a major risk factor for vascular conditions such as …