Publications by authors named "Gianluca Usala"

19Publications

A meta-analysis of thyroid-related traits reveals novel loci and gender-specific differences in the regulation of thyroid function.

Authors:
Eleonora Porcu Marco Medici Giorgio Pistis Claudia B Volpato Scott G Wilson Anne R Cappola Steffan D Bos Joris Deelen Martin den Heijer Rachel M Freathy Jari Lahti Chunyu Liu Lorna M Lopez Ilja M Nolte Jeffrey R O'Connell Toshiko Tanaka Stella Trompet Alice Arnold Stefania Bandinelli Marian Beekman Stefan Böhringer Suzanne J Brown Brendan M Buckley Clara Camaschella Anton J M de Craen Gail Davies Marieke C H de Visser Ian Ford Tom Forsen Timothy M Frayling Laura Fugazzola Martin Gögele Andrew T Hattersley Ad R Hermus Albert Hofman Jeanine J Houwing-Duistermaat Richard A Jensen Eero Kajantie Margreet Kloppenburg Ee M Lim Corrado Masciullo Stefano Mariotti Cosetta Minelli Braxton D Mitchell Ramaiah Nagaraja Romana T Netea-Maier Aarno Palotie Luca Persani Maria G Piras Bruce M Psaty Katri Räikkönen J Brent Richards Fernando Rivadeneira Cinzia Sala Mona M Sabra Naveed Sattar Beverley M Shields Nicole Soranzo John M Starr David J Stott Fred C G J Sweep Gianluca Usala Melanie M van der Klauw Diana van Heemst Alies van Mullem Sita H Vermeulen W Edward Visser John P Walsh Rudi G J Westendorp Elisabeth Widen Guangju Zhai Francesco Cucca Ian J Deary Johan G Eriksson Luigi Ferrucci Caroline S Fox J Wouter Jukema Lambertus A Kiemeney Peter P Pramstaller David Schlessinger Alan R Shuldiner Eline P Slagboom André G Uitterlinden Bijay Vaidya Theo J Visser Bruce H R Wolffenbuttel Ingrid Meulenbelt Jerome I Rotter Tim D Spector Andrew A Hicks Daniela Toniolo Serena Sanna Robin P Peeters Silvia Naitza

PLoS Genet 2013 7;9(2):e1003266. Epub 2013 Feb 7.

Istituto di Ricerca Genetica e Biomedica (IRGB), Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, c/o Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1003266DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3567175PMC
June 2013

Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies from the CHARGE consortium identifies common variants associated with carotid intima media thickness and plaque.

Nat Genet 2011 Sep 11;43(10):940-7. Epub 2011 Sep 11.

Cardiovascular Health Research Unit and Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.920DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3257519PMC
September 2011

Meta-analysis identifies 13 new loci associated with waist-hip ratio and reveals sexual dimorphism in the genetic basis of fat distribution.

Authors:
Iris M Heid Anne U Jackson Joshua C Randall Thomas W Winkler Lu Qi Valgerdur Steinthorsdottir Gudmar Thorleifsson M Carola Zillikens Elizabeth K Speliotes Reedik Mägi Tsegaselassie Workalemahu Charles C White Nabila Bouatia-Naji Tamara B Harris Sonja I Berndt Erik Ingelsson Cristen J Willer Michael N Weedon Jian'an Luan Sailaja Vedantam Tõnu Esko Tuomas O Kilpeläinen Zoltán Kutalik Shengxu Li Keri L Monda Anna L Dixon Christopher C Holmes Lee M Kaplan Liming Liang Josine L Min Miriam F Moffatt Cliona Molony George Nicholson Eric E Schadt Krina T Zondervan Mary F Feitosa Teresa Ferreira Hana Lango Allen Robert J Weyant Eleanor Wheeler Andrew R Wood Karol Estrada Michael E Goddard Guillaume Lettre Massimo Mangino Dale R Nyholt Shaun Purcell Albert Vernon Smith Peter M Visscher Jian Yang Steven A McCarroll James Nemesh Benjamin F Voight Devin Absher Najaf Amin Thor Aspelund Lachlan Coin Nicole L Glazer Caroline Hayward Nancy L Heard-Costa Jouke-Jan Hottenga Asa Johansson Toby Johnson Marika Kaakinen Karen Kapur Shamika Ketkar Joshua W Knowles Peter Kraft Aldi T Kraja Claudia Lamina Michael F Leitzmann Barbara McKnight Andrew P Morris Ken K Ong John R B Perry Marjolein J Peters Ozren Polasek Inga Prokopenko Nigel W Rayner Samuli Ripatti Fernando Rivadeneira Neil R Robertson Serena Sanna Ulla Sovio Ida Surakka Alexander Teumer Sophie van Wingerden Veronique Vitart Jing Hua Zhao Christine Cavalcanti-Proença Peter S Chines Eva Fisher Jennifer R Kulzer Cecile Lecoeur Narisu Narisu Camilla Sandholt Laura J Scott Kaisa Silander Klaus Stark Mari-Liis Tammesoo Tanya M Teslovich Nicholas John Timpson Richard M Watanabe Ryan Welch Daniel I Chasman Matthew N Cooper John-Olov Jansson Johannes Kettunen Robert W Lawrence Niina Pellikka Markus Perola Liesbeth Vandenput Helene Alavere Peter Almgren Larry D Atwood Amanda J Bennett Reiner Biffar Lori L Bonnycastle Stefan R Bornstein Thomas A Buchanan Harry Campbell Ian N M Day Mariano Dei Marcus Dörr Paul Elliott Michael R Erdos Johan G Eriksson Nelson B Freimer Mao Fu Stefan Gaget Eco J C Geus Anette P Gjesing Harald Grallert Jürgen Grässler Christopher J Groves Candace Guiducci Anna-Liisa Hartikainen Neelam Hassanali Aki S Havulinna Karl-Heinz Herzig Andrew A Hicks Jennie Hui Wilmar Igl Pekka Jousilahti Antti Jula Eero Kajantie Leena Kinnunen Ivana Kolcic Seppo Koskinen Peter Kovacs Heyo K Kroemer Vjekoslav Krzelj Johanna Kuusisto Kirsti Kvaloy Jaana Laitinen Olivier Lantieri G Mark Lathrop Marja-Liisa Lokki Robert N Luben Barbara Ludwig Wendy L McArdle Anne McCarthy Mario A Morken Mari Nelis Matt J Neville Guillaume Paré Alex N Parker John F Peden Irene Pichler Kirsi H Pietiläinen Carl G P Platou Anneli Pouta Martin Ridderstråle Nilesh J Samani Jouko Saramies Juha Sinisalo Jan H Smit Rona J Strawbridge Heather M Stringham Amy J Swift Maris Teder-Laving Brian Thomson Gianluca Usala Joyce B J van Meurs Gert-Jan van Ommen Vincent Vatin Claudia B Volpato Henri Wallaschofski G Bragi Walters Elisabeth Widen Sarah H Wild Gonneke Willemsen Daniel R Witte Lina Zgaga Paavo Zitting John P Beilby Alan L James Mika Kähönen Terho Lehtimäki Markku S Nieminen Claes Ohlsson Lyle J Palmer Olli Raitakari Paul M Ridker Michael Stumvoll Anke Tönjes Jorma Viikari Beverley Balkau Yoav Ben-Shlomo Richard N Bergman Heiner Boeing George Davey Smith Shah Ebrahim Philippe Froguel Torben Hansen Christian Hengstenberg Kristian Hveem Bo Isomaa Torben Jørgensen Fredrik Karpe Kay-Tee Khaw Markku Laakso Debbie A Lawlor Michel Marre Thomas Meitinger Andres Metspalu Kristian Midthjell Oluf Pedersen Veikko Salomaa Peter E H Schwarz Tiinamaija Tuomi Jaakko Tuomilehto Timo T Valle Nicholas J Wareham Alice M Arnold Jacques S Beckmann Sven Bergmann Eric Boerwinkle Dorret I Boomsma Mark J Caulfield Francis S Collins Gudny Eiriksdottir Vilmundur Gudnason Ulf Gyllensten Anders Hamsten Andrew T Hattersley Albert Hofman Frank B Hu Thomas Illig Carlos Iribarren Marjo-Riitta Jarvelin W H Linda Kao Jaakko Kaprio Lenore J Launer Patricia B Munroe Ben Oostra Brenda W Penninx Peter P Pramstaller Bruce M Psaty Thomas Quertermous Aila Rissanen Igor Rudan Alan R Shuldiner Nicole Soranzo Timothy D Spector Ann-Christine Syvanen Manuela Uda André Uitterlinden Henry Völzke Peter Vollenweider James F Wilson Jacqueline C Witteman Alan F Wright Gonçalo R Abecasis Michael Boehnke Ingrid B Borecki Panos Deloukas Timothy M Frayling Leif C Groop Talin Haritunians David J Hunter Robert C Kaplan Kari E North Jeffrey R O'Connell Leena Peltonen David Schlessinger David P Strachan Joel N Hirschhorn Themistocles L Assimes H-Erich Wichmann Unnur Thorsteinsdottir Cornelia M van Duijn Kari Stefansson L Adrienne Cupples Ruth J F Loos Inês Barroso Mark I McCarthy Caroline S Fox Karen L Mohlke Cecilia M Lindgren

Nat Genet 2010 Nov 10;42(11):949-60. Epub 2010 Oct 10.

Regensburg University Medical Center, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Regensburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.685DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3000924PMC
November 2010

Common variants at 10 genomic loci influence hemoglobin A₁(C) levels via glycemic and nonglycemic pathways.

Authors:
Nicole Soranzo Serena Sanna Eleanor Wheeler Christian Gieger Dörte Radke Josée Dupuis Nabila Bouatia-Naji Claudia Langenberg Inga Prokopenko Elliot Stolerman Manjinder S Sandhu Matthew M Heeney Joseph M Devaney Muredach P Reilly Sally L Ricketts Alexandre F R Stewart Benjamin F Voight Christina Willenborg Benjamin Wright David Altshuler Dan Arking Beverley Balkau Daniel Barnes Eric Boerwinkle Bernhard Böhm Amélie Bonnefond Lori L Bonnycastle Dorret I Boomsma Stefan R Bornstein Yvonne Böttcher Suzannah Bumpstead Mary Susan Burnett-Miller Harry Campbell Antonio Cao John Chambers Robert Clark Francis S Collins Josef Coresh Eco J C de Geus Mariano Dei Panos Deloukas Angela Döring Josephine M Egan Roberto Elosua Luigi Ferrucci Nita Forouhi Caroline S Fox Christopher Franklin Maria Grazia Franzosi Sophie Gallina Anuj Goel Jürgen Graessler Harald Grallert Andreas Greinacher David Hadley Alistair Hall Anders Hamsten Caroline Hayward Simon Heath Christian Herder Georg Homuth Jouke-Jan Hottenga Rachel Hunter-Merrill Thomas Illig Anne U Jackson Antti Jula Marcus Kleber Christopher W Knouff Augustine Kong Jaspal Kooner Anna Köttgen Peter Kovacs Knut Krohn Brigitte Kühnel Johanna Kuusisto Markku Laakso Mark Lathrop Cécile Lecoeur Man Li Mingyao Li Ruth J F Loos Jian'an Luan Valeriya Lyssenko Reedik Mägi Patrik K E Magnusson Anders Mälarstig Massimo Mangino María Teresa Martínez-Larrad Winfried März Wendy L McArdle Ruth McPherson Christa Meisinger Thomas Meitinger Olle Melander Karen L Mohlke Vincent E Mooser Mario A Morken Narisu Narisu David M Nathan Matthias Nauck Chris O'Donnell Konrad Oexle Nazario Olla James S Pankow Felicity Payne John F Peden Nancy L Pedersen Leena Peltonen Markus Perola Ozren Polasek Eleonora Porcu Daniel J Rader Wolfgang Rathmann Samuli Ripatti Ghislain Rocheleau Michael Roden Igor Rudan Veikko Salomaa Richa Saxena David Schlessinger Heribert Schunkert Peter Schwarz Udo Seedorf Elizabeth Selvin Manuel Serrano-Ríos Peter Shrader Angela Silveira David Siscovick Kjioung Song Timothy D Spector Kari Stefansson Valgerdur Steinthorsdottir David P Strachan Rona Strawbridge Michael Stumvoll Ida Surakka Amy J Swift Toshiko Tanaka Alexander Teumer Gudmar Thorleifsson Unnur Thorsteinsdottir Anke Tönjes Gianluca Usala Veronique Vitart Henry Völzke Henri Wallaschofski Dawn M Waterworth Hugh Watkins H-Erich Wichmann Sarah H Wild Gonneke Willemsen Gordon H Williams James F Wilson Juliane Winkelmann Alan F Wright Carina Zabena Jing Hua Zhao Stephen E Epstein Jeanette Erdmann Hakon H Hakonarson Sekar Kathiresan Kay-Tee Khaw Robert Roberts Nilesh J Samani Mark D Fleming Robert Sladek Gonçalo Abecasis Michael Boehnke Philippe Froguel Leif Groop Mark I McCarthy W H Linda Kao Jose C Florez Manuela Uda Nicholas J Wareham Inês Barroso James B Meigs

Diabetes 2010 Dec 21;59(12):3229-39. Epub 2010 Sep 21.

Human Genetics, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, U.K.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2337/db10-0502DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2992787PMC
December 2010

Amelioration of Sardinian beta0 thalassemia by genetic modifiers.

Blood 2009 Oct 20;114(18):3935-7. Epub 2009 Aug 20.

Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Biotecnologie, Università di Cagliari, Ospedale Regionale Microcitemie ASL Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1182/blood-2009-04-217901DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2925722PMC
October 2009