Publications

Multiancestry association study identifies new asthma risk loci that colocalize with immune-cell enhancer marks.
Nat Genet 2018 Jan 22;50(1):42-53. Epub 2017 Dec 22.
Departments of Statistics, Human Genetics and Medicine, Section of Genetic Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity.
Nat Genet 2018 Jan 22;50(1):26-41. Epub 2017 Dec 22.
Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY, USA.


Exome-wide association study of plasma lipids in >300,000 individuals.
Nat Genet 2017 Dec 30;49(12):1758-1766. Epub 2017 Oct 30.
Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.


Correction: Genome-wide physical activity interactions in adiposity - A meta-analysis of 200,452 adults.
PLoS Genet 2017 Aug 23;13(8):e1006972. Epub 2017 Aug 23.

Large-scale genome-wide analysis identifies genetic variants associated with cardiac structure and function.
J Clin Invest 2017 May 10;127(5):1798-1812. Epub 2017 Apr 10.

Discovery and fine-mapping of adiposity loci using high density imputation of genome-wide association studies in individuals of African ancestry: African Ancestry Anthropometry Genetics Consortium.
PLoS Genet 2017 Apr 21;13(4):e1006719. Epub 2017 Apr 21.
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, United States of America.

Genome-wide meta-analysis of 241,258 adults accounting for smoking behaviour identifies novel loci for obesity traits.
Nat Commun 2017 Apr 26;8:14977. Epub 2017 Apr 26.
Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA.

Genome-wide physical activity interactions in adiposity - A meta-analysis of 200,452 adults.
PLoS Genet 2017 Apr 27;13(4):e1006528. Epub 2017 Apr 27.
MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom.


Contribution of copy number variants to schizophrenia from a genome-wide study of 41,321 subjects.
Nat Genet 2017 Jan 21;49(1):27-35. Epub 2016 Nov 21.
Beyster Center for Psychiatric Genomics, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA.


Rhinovirus and serum IgE are associated with acute asthma exacerbation severity in children.
J Allergy Clin Immunol 2016 Nov 15;138(5):1467-1471.e9. Epub 2016 Jun 15.
Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Mass; Program in Medical & Population Genetics, Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT, Cambridge, Mass; Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass. Electronic address:

Determinants of Power in Gene-Based Burden Testing for Monogenic Disorders.
Am J Hum Genet 2016 Sep 18;99(3):527-539. Epub 2016 Aug 18.
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA; Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA; Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Center for Basic and Translational Obesity Research, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Electronic address:

52 Genetic Loci Influencing Myocardial Mass.
J Am Coll Cardiol 2016 Sep;68(13):1435-1448
Department of Medical Genetics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands; Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

Exome Genotyping Identifies Pleiotropic Variants Associated with Red Blood Cell Traits.
Am J Hum Genet 2016 Jul 23;99(1):8-21. Epub 2016 Jun 23.
Department of Medicine, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC H3T 1J4, Canada; Montreal Heart Institute, Montréal, QC H1T 1C8, Canada. Electronic address:

Large-Scale Exome-wide Association Analysis Identifies Loci for White Blood Cell Traits and Pleiotropy with Immune-Mediated Diseases.
Am J Hum Genet 2016 Jul 23;99(1):22-39. Epub 2016 Jun 23.
Zilber School of Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53205, USA. Electronic address:

Correction: The Influence of Age and Sex on Genetic Associations with Adult Body Size and Shape: A Large-Scale Genome-Wide Interaction Study.
PLoS Genet 2016 Jun 29;12(6):e1006166. Epub 2016 Jun 29.

Comprehensive analysis of schizophrenia-associated loci highlights ion channel pathways and biologically plausible candidate causal genes.
Hum Mol Genet 2016 Mar 10;25(6):1247-54. Epub 2016 Jan 10.
Division of Endocrinology and Center for Basic and Translational Obesity Research, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA, Medical and Population Genetics Program and Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Height, body mass index, and socioeconomic status: mendelian randomisation study in UK Biobank.
BMJ 2016 Mar 8;352:i582. Epub 2016 Mar 8.
Genetics of Complex Traits, Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science, University of Exeter Medical School, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK

New loci for body fat percentage reveal link between adiposity and cardiometabolic disease risk.
Nat Commun 2016 Feb 1;7:10495. Epub 2016 Feb 1.
The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York 10029, USA.

Genome-wide association analysis identifies three new susceptibility loci for childhood body mass index.
Hum Mol Genet 2016 Jan 24;25(2):389-403. Epub 2015 Nov 24.
The Generation R Study Group, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Epidemiology.

Targeted Application of Human Genetic Variation Can Improve Red Blood Cell Production from Stem Cells.
Cell Stem Cell 2016 Jan 22;18(1):73-78. Epub 2015 Oct 22.
Division of Hematology/Oncology, Boston Children's Hospital and Department of Pediatric Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

Genetic associations at 53 loci highlight cell types and biological pathways relevant for kidney function.
Nat Commun 2016 Jan 21;7:10023. Epub 2016 Jan 21.
NHLBI's Framingham Heart Study and the Center for Population Studies, 73 Mt Wayte Avenue, Suite 2, Framingham, Massachusetts 01702, USA.

Genetic Evidence for a Causal Role of Obesity in Diabetic Kidney Disease.
Diabetes 2015 Dec 25;64(12):4238-46. Epub 2015 Aug 25.
Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Gene-based meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies implicates new loci involved in obesity.
Hum Mol Genet 2015 Dec 16;24(23):6849-60. Epub 2015 Sep 16.
Molecular Epidemiology and Science for Life Laboratory, Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University, SE-751 41 Uppsala, Sweden, Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK and Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305, USA


Small island, big genetic discoveries.
Nat Genet 2015 Nov;47(11):1224-5
Division of Endocrinology and Center for Basic and Translational Obesity Research, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, the Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, and the Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

The Influence of Age and Sex on Genetic Associations with Adult Body Size and Shape: A Large-Scale Genome-Wide Interaction Study.
PLoS Genet 2015 Oct 1;11(10):e1005378. Epub 2015 Oct 1.
MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom; The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, United States of America; The Department of Preventive Medicine, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, United States of America; The Genetics of Obesity and Related Metabolic Traits Program, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, United States of America; The Mindich Child Health and Development Institute, The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, United States of America.

Structural forms of the human amylase locus and their relationships to SNPs, haplotypes and obesity.
Nat Genet 2015 Aug 22;47(8):921-5. Epub 2015 Jun 22.
1] Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. [2] Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. [3] Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Directional dominance on stature and cognition in diverse human populations.
Nature 2015 Jul 1;523(7561):459-462. Epub 2015 Jul 1.
Usher Institute for Population Health Sciences and Informatics, University of Edinburgh, Teviot Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9AG, Scotland.


Whole exome sequencing identifies RAI1 mutation in a morbidly obese child diagnosed with ROHHAD syndrome.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015 May 17;100(5):1723-30. Epub 2015 Mar 17.
Division of Endocrinology (V.V.T., J.N.H.), Newborn Medicine (K.M.E., P.B.A.), and Genetics and Genomics (M.C.T., C.A.B., L.C., A.H.B., J.P., P.B.A.), Department of Medicine, and Gene Discovery Core (M.C.T., C.A.B., L.C., A.H.B., J.P., P.B.A.), The Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research, Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115; Genetics and Metabolism (P.M.J.), Phoenix Children's Hospital, Phoenix, Arizona 85006; and Department of Molecular and Human Genetics (S.H.E.), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030.

Genome-wide Analysis of Body Proportion Classifies Height-Associated Variants by Mechanism of Action and Implicates Genes Important for Skeletal Development.
Am J Hum Genet 2015 May 9;96(5):695-708. Epub 2015 Apr 9.
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA; Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Divisions of Endocrinology and Genetics and Center for Basic and Translational Obesity Research, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Electronic address:

A shared genetic basis for self-limited delayed puberty and idiopathic hypogonadotropic hypogonadism.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2015 Apr 30;100(4):E646-54. Epub 2015 Jan 30.
Harvard Reproductive Sciences Center and Reproductive Endocrine Unit (J.Z., R.E.-Y.C., L.P., C.B., S.B.S., Y.-M.C.), Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114; Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine (M.H.G., J.N.H., Y.-M.C.), Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115; Department of Genetics (M.H.G., J.N.H.), Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115; Program in Medical and Population Genetics (M.H.G., J.N.H.), Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142; Division of Endocrinology and Genetics and Genome Biology Program (M.R.P.), Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada M5G 1X8; and Institute of Medical Science and Departments of Pediatrics and Physiology (M.R.P.), University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada M5S 1A8.

A novel common variant in DCST2 is associated with length in early life and height in adulthood.
Hum Mol Genet 2015 Feb 3;24(4):1155-68. Epub 2014 Oct 3.
Department of Epidemiology, Department of Paediatrics, The Generation R Study Group,

SNPsnap: a Web-based tool for identification and annotation of matched SNPs.
Bioinformatics 2015 Feb 13;31(3):418-20. Epub 2014 Oct 13.
Division of Endocrinology and Center for Basic and Translational Obesity Research, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, Medical and Population Genetics Program, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 2142, USA, Department of Systems Biology, Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark and Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA Division of Endocrinology and Center for Basic and Translational Obesity Research, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, Medical and Population Genetics Program, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 2142, USA, Department of Systems Biology, Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark and Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA Division of Endocrinology and Center for Basic and Translational Obesity Research, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, Medical and Population Genetics Program, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, MA 2142, USA, Department of Systems Biology, Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, 2800 Lyngby, Denmark and Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.


Functional significance of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the lactase gene in diverse US patients and evidence for a novel lactase persistence allele at -13909 in those of European ancestry.
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2015 Feb;60(2):182-91
*Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA †Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Children's Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY ‡Division of Genetics §Clinical Research Program ||Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine ¶Division of Genetics and Genomics, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA.

New genetic loci link adipose and insulin biology to body fat distribution.
Nature 2015 Feb;518(7538):187-196
Department of Genetics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.

Genetic studies of body mass index yield new insights for obesity biology.
Nature 2015 Feb;518(7538):197-206
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, and Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA.


Defining the role of common variation in the genomic and biological architecture of adult human height.
Nat Genet 2014 Nov 5;46(11):1173-86. Epub 2014 Oct 5.
Genetics of Complex Traits, University of Exeter Medical School, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.

A novel test for recessive contributions to complex diseases implicates Bardet-Biedl syndrome gene BBS10 in idiopathic type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Am J Hum Genet 2014 Nov 16;95(5):509-20. Epub 2014 Oct 16.
Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA. Electronic address:

Genetic evaluation of short stature.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014 Sep 10;99(9):3080-92. Epub 2014 Jun 10.
Division of Endocrinology (A.D., J.N.H.), Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115; Broad Institute (A.D., J.N.H.), Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142; Department of Pediatrics (R.G.R.), Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239; Division of Genetics (J.N.H.), Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115; and Departments of Genetics and Pediatrics (J.N.H.), Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115.


Short stature, accelerated bone maturation, and early growth cessation due to heterozygous aggrecan mutations.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014 Aug 24;99(8):E1510-8. Epub 2014 Apr 24.
Program in Developmental Endocrinology and Genetics (O.N., J.C.L., J.B.), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892; Center for Molecular Medicine and Pediatric Endocrinology Unit, Department of Women's and Children's Health (O.N.), Karolinska Institutet and Karolinska University Hospital, SE-171 76 Stockholm, Sweden; Program in Biological and Biomedical Sciences (M.H.G.), Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115; Connecticut Children's Medical Center (N.D.), Hartford, Connecticut 06106; Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh (J.P., D.F.), University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224; Division of Endocrinology (M.H.G., C.J., J.N.H., A.D.), Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115; Department of Genetics (M.H.G., J.N.H.), Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115; and Program in Medical and Population Genetics (J.N.H., A.D.), Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142.

Distribution and medical impact of loss-of-function variants in the Finnish founder population.
PLoS Genet 2014 Jul 31;10(7):e1004494. Epub 2014 Jul 31.
Analytic and Translational Genetics Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America; Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America; Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; Psychiatric & Neurodevelopmental Genetics Unit, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Novel approach identifies SNPs in SLC2A10 and KCNK9 with evidence for parent-of-origin effect on body mass index.
PLoS Genet 2014 Jul 31;10(7):e1004508. Epub 2014 Jul 31.
Department of Medical Genetics, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland; Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Lausanne, Switzerland; Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine (IUMSP), Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois (CHUV), Lausanne, Switzerland.

Central precocious puberty that appears to be sporadic caused by paternally inherited mutations in the imprinted gene makorin ring finger 3.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014 Jun 14;99(6):E1097-103. Epub 2014 Mar 14.
Unidade de Endocrinologia do Desenvolvimento e Laboratório de Hormônios e Genética Molecular/LIM42, Disciplina de Endocrinologia (D.B.M., A.P.A., L.R.M., D.B., P.C., L.F.G.S., M.G.T., I.J.P.A., B.B.M., V.N.B., A.C.L.), Hospital das Clínicas da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brasil, 05403-900; Departamento de Puericultura e Pediatria (A.C.S.R., M.C., A.C.M., C.E.M., S.R.A.), Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, da Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brasil, 14049900; Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Hypertension (A.P.A., R.S.C., U.B.K.), Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School and Division of Endocrinology, (A.D., J.N.H.) Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, Program in Medical and Population Genetics Broad Institute (A.D., J.N.H.), Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142; Unidade de Endocrinologia Pediátrica (G.G.J., G.G.F.), Universidade de Campinas, SP, Brasil, 13084-970; and Medical Faculty Skopje (Z.G.), 50 Divizija BB, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia.

Simulation of Finnish population history, guided by empirical genetic data, to assess power of rare-variant tests in Finland.
Am J Hum Genet 2014 May 24;94(5):710-20. Epub 2014 Apr 24.
Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA; Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Electronic address:

An excess of risk-increasing low-frequency variants can be a signal of polygenic inheritance in complex diseases.
Am J Hum Genet 2014 Mar;94(3):437-52
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA; Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA 02142, USA; Department of Endocrinology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA. Electronic address:

Increased burden of cardiovascular disease in carriers of APOL1 genetic variants.
Circ Res 2014 Feb 30;114(5):845-50. Epub 2013 Dec 30.
From the Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (K.I., A.G.B., M.G.P., S.R.D., J.N.H., J.G.S., C.S.); Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge (K.I., A.G.B., J.F., G.G., N.G., S.B.G., C.N.-C., S.K., J.N.H., D.M.A., M.R.P., J.G.S., C.S.); Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston (J.F., C.N.-C., S.K., D.M.A.); Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine (D.J.F., G.G., M.R.P.) and Center for Vascular Biology Research, Department of Medicine (D.J.F.), Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; Departments of Medicine (H.A.T., E.R.F.) and Physiology and Biophysics (J.G.W.), University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson; Jackson State University, MS (H.A.T.); Tougaloo College, MS (H.A.T.); Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston (C.N.-C., S.K.); Divisions of Genetics and Endocrinology and Program in Genomics, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA (J.N.H.); and Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA (C.S.).

A novel deletion of IGF1 in a patient with idiopathic short stature provides insight Into IGF1 haploinsufficiency.
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014 Jan 20;99(1):E153-9. Epub 2013 Dec 20.
Division of Endocrinology (L.B., J.E.M., J.N.H., A.D.), Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115; Shanghai Children's Medical Center (Y.Y.), Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200127, China; Pediatrics Institute (B.W.), Key Laboratory of Neonatal Diseases, Ministry of Health, Children's Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai 201102, PR China; Program in Medical and Population Genetics (J.N.H.), Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142; Department of Genetics (J.N.H.), Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115; Department of Pathology (Y.S.), Harvard Medical School, and Department of Laboratory Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02115; and Shanghai Children's Medical Center (Y.S.), Shanghai Jiaotong University School of Medicine, Shanghai 200127, China.

Common variants associated with plasma triglycerides and risk for coronary artery disease.
Nat Genet 2013 Nov 6;45(11):1345-52. Epub 2013 Oct 6.
1] Cardiovascular Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. [2] Center for Human Genetic Research, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. [3] Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. [4] Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Assessing the phenotypic effects in the general population of rare variants in genes for a dominant Mendelian form of diabetes.
Nat Genet 2013 Nov 6;45(11):1380-5. Epub 2013 Oct 6.
1] Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA. [2] Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. [3] Diabetes Unit, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. [4].

Discovery and refinement of loci associated with lipid levels.
Nat Genet 2013 Nov 6;45(11):1274-1283. Epub 2013 Oct 6.
Center for Statistical Genetics, Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA.

SCRIB and PUF60 are primary drivers of the multisystemic phenotypes of the 8q24.3 copy-number variant.
Am J Hum Genet 2013 Nov 17;93(5):798-811. Epub 2013 Oct 17.
Division of Endocrinology, Boston Children's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA; Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA 02115, USA.



Replication and fine mapping of asthma-associated loci in individuals of African ancestry.
Hum Genet 2013 Sep 12;132(9):1039-47. Epub 2013 May 12.
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

Association of adiposity genetic variants with menarche timing in 92,105 women of European descent.
Am J Epidemiol 2013 Aug 4;178(3):451-60. Epub 2013 Apr 4.
Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 137 East Franklin Street, Suite 306, Campus Box 8050, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-8050, USA.



A meta-analysis identifies new loci associated with body mass index in individuals of African ancestry.
Nat Genet 2013 Jun 14;45(6):690-6. Epub 2013 Apr 14.
The Center for Observational Research, Amgen, Inc. Thousand Oaks, California, USA.


Sex-stratified genome-wide association studies including 270,000 individuals show sexual dimorphism in genetic loci for anthropometric traits.
PLoS Genet 2013 Jun 6;9(6):e1003500. Epub 2013 Jun 6.
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies 11 new loci for anthropometric traits and provides insights into genetic architecture.
Nat Genet 2013 May 7;45(5):501-12. Epub 2013 Apr 7.
US Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, US National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

New loci associated with birth weight identify genetic links between intrauterine growth and adult height and metabolism.
Nat Genet 2013 Jan 2;45(1):76-82. Epub 2012 Dec 2.
Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK.