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Grant W. Montgomery
University of Queensland
Genome-wide association studySingle-nucleotide polymorphismGeneticsLocus (genetics)Biology
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#1Anke R. Hammerschlag (PHRI: Public Health Research Institute)
#2Enda M. Byrne (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 33
Last. Wibowo ArindrartoH-Index: 8
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Abstract Background Recent genome-wide association studies (GWAS) identified the first genetic loci associated with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The next step is to use these results to increase our understanding of the biological mechanisms involved. Most of the identified variants likely influence gene regulation. The aim of the current study is to shed light on the mechanisms underlying the genetic signals and prioritize genes by integrat...
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#1Sarah J. Holdsworth-Carson (Royal Women's Hospital)H-Index: 10
#2Jessica Chung (University of Melbourne)H-Index: 7
Last. Jane E. Girling (University of Otago)H-Index: 19
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Abstract Research Question Does obesity impact on endometrial gene expression in women with endometriosis, specifically women with stage I disease? Design Differential gene expression analyses was performed on endometrium from women with and without endometriosis (n = 169). Women were diagnosed following surgical visualisation and staged according to the revised American Society for Reproductive Medicine (stage I-IV). Women were grouped by body mass index (kg/m2) as underweight, normal, pre-obes...
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#1Maria Teresa Landi (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 63
#2D. Timothy Bishop (University of Leeds)H-Index: 68
Last. Maria Concetta Fargnoli (University of L'Aquila)H-Index: 27
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Most genetic susceptibility to cutaneous melanoma remains to be discovered. Meta-analysis genome-wide association study (GWAS) of 36,760 cases of melanoma (67% newly genotyped) and 375,188 controls identified 54 significant (P < 5 × 10−8) loci with 68 independent single nucleotide polymorphisms. Analysis of risk estimates across geographical regions and host factors suggests the acral melanoma subtype is uniquely unrelated to pigmentation. Combining this meta-analysis with GWAS of nevus count an...
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#1Azmeraw T. Amare (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 40
#3Klaus Oliver Schubert (University of Adelaide)H-Index: 9
Last. Fasil Tekola-Ayele (NIH: National Institutes of Health)H-Index: 13
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Lithium is a first-line medication for bipolar disorder (BD), but only one in three patients respond optimally to the drug. Since evidence shows a strong clinical and genetic overlap between depression and bipolar disorder, we investigated whether a polygenic susceptibility to major depression is associated with response to lithium treatment in patients with BD. Weighted polygenic scores (PGSs) were computed for major depression (MD) at different GWAS p value thresholds using genetic data obtain...
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#1Costanza L. Vallerga (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 6
#2Futao Zhang (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 12
Last. Leanne Wallace (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 12
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An improved understanding of etiological mechanisms in Parkinson’s disease (PD) is urgently needed because the number of affected individuals is projected to increase rapidly as populations age. We present results from a blood-based methylome-wide association study of PD involving meta-analysis of 229 K CpG probes in 1,132 cases and 999 controls from two independent cohorts. We identify two previously unreported epigenome-wide significant associations with PD, including cg06690548 on chromosome ...
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#2Emma C. JohnsonH-Index: 3
Last. Scott D. GordonH-Index: 41
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#2Yadav SapkotaH-Index: 13
Last. Grant W. MontgomeryH-Index: 116
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Observational epidemiological studies indicate that endometriosis and migraine co-occur within individuals more than expected by chance. However, the aetiology and biological mechanisms underlying their comorbidity remain unknown. Here we examined the relationship between endometriosis and migraine using genome-wide association study (GWAS) data. Single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) effect concordance analysis found a significant concordance of SNP risk effects across endometriosis and migraine ...
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#1Sally Mortlock (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 2
#2Raden I Kendarsari (UQ: University of Queensland)
Last. Samuel W. Lukowski (UQ: University of Queensland)H-Index: 10
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Are genetic effects on endometrial gene expression tissue specific and/or associated with reproductive traits and diseases? Analyses of RNA-sequence data and individual genotype data from the endometrium identified novel and disease associated, genetic mechanisms regulating gene expression in the endometrium and showed evidence that these mechanisms are shared across biologically similar tissues. The endometrium is a complex tissue vital for female reproduction and is a hypothesized source of ce...
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#1Andries T. MareesH-Index: 3
#2Eric R. GamazonH-Index: 39
Last. Richard ShervaH-Index: 28
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Leukocyte telomere length (LTL) is a heritable biomarker of genomic aging. In this study, we perform a genome-wide meta-analysis of LTL by pooling densely genotyped and imputed association results across large-scale European-descent studies including up to 78,592 individuals. We identify 49 genomic regions at a false dicovery rate (FDR) 350,000 UK Biobank participants suggest that genetically shorter telomere length increases the risk of hypothyroidism and decreases the risk of thyroid cancer, l...
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