Dajiang Liu

Associate Professor of Public Health Science

Dajiang Liu

Research Summary

Developing novel methods to analyze very large scale datasets in order to identify genes that are responsible for disease, understand the disease mechanism, and gain clinical insights.

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Genes Phenotype Meta Analysis Genotype Statistics Lipids Exome Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Proteins Genome Gene Energy Metabolism Body Mass Index Sequence Analysis Tobacco Use Smoking Method Coronary Artery Disease Methodology Analysis Energy Intake Obesity Datasets Gene Frequency Bioinformatics

Most Recent Papers

Exome Chip Meta-analysis Fine Maps Causal Variants and Elucidates the Genetic Architecture of Rare Coding Variants in Smoking and Alcohol Use

David M. Brazel, Yu Jiang, Jordan M. Hughey, Valérie Turcot, Xiaowei Zhan, Jian Gong, Chiara Batini, J. Dylan Weissenkampen, Meng Zhen Liu, Praveen Surendran, Robin Young, Daniel R. Barnes, Sune Fallgaard Nielsen, Asif Rasheed, Maria Samuel, Wei Zhao, Jukka Kontto, Markus Perola, Muriel Caslake, Anton J.M. de Craen, Stella Trompet, Maria Uria-Nickelsen, Anders Malarstig, Dermot F. Reily, Maarten Hoek, Thomas Vogt, J. Wouter Jukema, Naveed Sattar, Ian Ford, Chris J. Packard, Dewan S. Alam, Abdulla al Shafi Majumder, Emanuele Di Angelantonio, Rajiv Chowdhury, Philippe Amouyel, Dominique Arveiler, Stefan Blankenberg, Jean Ferrières, Frank Kee, Kari Kuulasmaa, Martina Müller-Nurasyid, Giovanni Veronesi, Jarmo Virtamo, Consortium EPIC-CVD Consortium, Philippe Frossard, Børge Grønne Nordestgaard, Danish Saleheen, John Danesh, Adam S. Butterworth, Dajiang Liu, 2019, Biological Psychiatry on p. 946-955

Methods for the Analysis and Interpretation for Rare Variants Associated with Complex Traits

J. Dylan Weissenkampen, Yu Jiang, Scott Eckert, Bibo Jiang, Bingshan Li, Dajiang Liu, 2019, Current protocols in human genetics

Protein-coding variants implicate novel genes related to lipid homeostasis contributing to body-fat distribution

Anne E. Justice, Tugce Karaderi, Heather M. Highland, Kristin L. Young, Mariaelisa Graff, Yingchang Lu, Valérie Turcot, Paul L. Auer, Rebecca S. Fine, Xiuqing Guo, Claudia Schurmann, Adelheid Lempradl, Eirini Marouli, Anubha Mahajan, Thomas W. Winkler, Adam E. Locke, Carolina Medina-Gomez, Tõnu Esko, Sailaja Vedantam, Ayush Giri, Ken Sin Lo, Tamuno Alfred, Poorva Mudgal, Maggie C.Y. Ng, Nancy L. Heard-Costa, Mary F. Feitosa, Alisa K. Manning, Sara M. Willems, Suthesh Sivapalaratnam, Goncalo Abecasis, Dewan S. Alam, Matthew Allison, Philippe Amouyel, Zorayr Arzumanyan, Beverley Balkau, Lisa Bastarache, Sven Bergmann, Lawrence F. Bielak, Matthias Blüher, Michael Boehnke, Heiner Boeing, Eric Boerwinkle, Carsten A. Böger, Jette Bork-Jensen, Erwin P. Bottinger, Donald W. Bowden, Ivan Brandslund, Linda Broer, Amber A. Burt, Adam S. Butterworth, 2019, Nature Genetics on p. 452-469

Meta-analysis of up to 622,409 individuals identifies 40 novel smoking behaviour associated genetic loci

A. Mesut Erzurumluoglu, Mengzhen Liu, Victoria E. Jackson, Daniel R. Barnes, Gargi Datta, Carl A. Melbourne, Robin Young, Chiara Batini, Praveen Surendran, Tao Jiang, Sheikh Daud Adnan, Saima Afaq, Arpana Agrawal, Elisabeth Altmaier, Antonis C. Antoniou, Folkert W. Asselbergs, Clemens Baumbach, Laura Bierut, Sarah Bertelsen, Michael Boehnke, Michiel L. Bots, David M. Brazel, John C. Chambers, Jenny Chang-Claude, Chu Chen, Janie Corley, Yi Ling Chou, Sean P. David, Rudolf A. de Boer, Christiaan A. de Leeuw, Joe G. Dennis, Anna F. Dominiczak, Alison M. Dunning, Douglas F. Easton, Charles Eaton, Paul Elliott, Evangelos Evangelou, Jessica D. Faul, Tatiana Foroud, Alison Goate, Jian Gong, Hans J. Grabe, Jeff Haessler, Christopher Haiman, Göran Hallmans, Anke R. Hammerschlag, Sarah E. Harris, Andrew Hattersley, Andrew Heath, Dajiang Liu, 2019, Molecular Psychiatry

Genetics of blood lipids among ~300,000 multi-ethnic participants of the Million Veteran Program

Derek Klarin, Scott M. Damrauer, Kelly Cho, Yan V. Sun, Tanya M. Teslovich, Jacqueline Honerlaw, David R. Gagnon, Scott L. DuVall, Jin Li, Gina M. Peloso, Mark Chaffin, Aeron M. Small, Jie Huang, Hua Tang, Julie A. Lynch, Yuk Lam Ho, Dajiang J. Liu, Connor A. Emdin, Alexander H. Li, Jennifer E. Huffman, Jennifer S. Lee, Pradeep Natarajan, Rajiv Chowdhury, Danish Saleheen, Marijana Vujkovic, Aris Baras, Saiju Pyarajan, Emanuele Di Angelantonio, Benjamin M. Neale, Aliya Naheed, Amit V. Khera, John Danesh, Kyong Mi Chang, Gonçalo Abecasis, Cristen Willer, Frederick E. Dewey, David J. Carey, John Concato, J. Michael Gaziano, Christopher J. O’Donnell, Philip S. Tsao, Sekar Kathiresan, Daniel J. Rader, Peter W.F. Wilson, Themistocles L. Assimes, 2018, Nature Genetics on p. 1514-1523

Rare loss of function variants in candidate genes and risk of colorectal cancer

Elisabeth A. Rosenthal, Brian H. Shirts, Laura M. Amendola, Martha Horike-Pyne, Peggy D. Robertson, Fuki M. Hisama, Robin L. Bennett, Michael O. Dorschner, Deborah A. Nickerson, Ian B. Stanaway, Rami Nassir, Kathy T. Vickers, Christopher Li, William M. Grady, Ulrike Peters, Gail P. Jarvik, Stacey B. Gabriel, David M. Altshuler, Gonçalo R. Abecasis, Hooman Allayee, Sharon Cresci, Mark J. Daly, Paul I.W. de Bakker, Mark A. DePristo, Ron Do, Peter Donnelly, Deborah N. Farlow, Tim Fennell, Kiran Garimella, Stanley L. Hazen, Youna Hu, Daniel M. Jordan, Goo Jun, Sekar Kathiresan, Hyun Min Kang, Adam Kiezun, Guillaume Lettre, Bingshan Li, Mingyao Li, Christopher H. Newton-Cheh, Sandosh Padmanabhan, Gina Peloso, Sara Pulit, Daniel J. Rader, David Reich, Muredach P. Reilly, Manuel A. Rivas, Steve Schwartz, Laura Scott, David S. Siscovick, 2018, Human genetics on p. 795-806

Adaptive-weight burden test for associations between quantitative traits and genotype data with complex correlations

Xiaowei Wu, Ting Guan, Dajiang J. Liu, Luis G.León Novelo, Dipankar Bandyopadhyay, 2018, Annals of Applied Statistics on p. 1558-1582

Proper conditional analysis in the presence of missing data

Yu Jiang, Sai Chen, Daniel McGuire, Fang Chen, Mengzhen Liu, William G. Iacono, John K. Hewitt, John E. Hokanson, Kenneth Krauter, Markku Laakso, Kevin W. Li, Sharon M. Lutz, Matthew McGue, Anita Pandit, Gregory J.M. Zajac, Michael Boehnke, Goncalo R. Abecasis, Scott I. Vrieze, Xiaowei Zhan, Bibo Jiang, Dajiang J. Liu, 2018, PLoS genetics

Refining the accuracy of validated target identification through coding variant fine-mapping in type 2 diabetes article

Anubha Mahajan, Jennifer Wessel, Sara M. Willems, Wei Zhao, Neil R. Robertson, Audrey Y. Chu, Wei Gan, Hidetoshi Kitajima, Daniel Taliun, N. William Rayner, Xiuqing Guo, Yingchang Lu, Man Li, Richard A. Jensen, Yao Hu, Shaofeng Huo, Kurt K. Lohman, Weihua Zhang, James P. Cook, Bram Peter Prins, Jason Flannick, Niels Grarup, Vassily Vladimirovich Trubetskoy, Jasmina Kravic, Young Jin Kim, Denis V. Rybin, Hanieh Yaghootkar, Martina Müller-Nurasyid, Karina Meidtner, Ruifang Li-Gao, Tibor V. Varga, Jonathan Marten, Jin Li, Albert Vernon Smith, Ping An, Symen Ligthart, Stefan Gustafsson, Giovanni Malerba, Ayse Demirkan, Juan Fernandez Tajes, Valgerdur Steinthorsdottir, Matthias Wuttke, Cécile Lecoeur, Michael Preuss, Lawrence F. Bielak, Marielisa Graff, Heather M. Highland, Anne E. Justice, Dajiang J. Liu, Eirini Marouli, 2018, Nature Genetics on p. 559-571

Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity

Valérie Turcot, Yingchang Lu, Heather M. Highland, Claudia Schurmann, Anne E. Justice, Rebecca S. Fine, Jonathan P. Bradfield, Tõnu Esko, Ayush Giri, Mariaelisa Graff, Xiuqing Guo, Audrey E. Hendricks, Tugce Karaderi, Adelheid Lempradl, Adam E. Locke, Anubha Mahajan, Eirini Marouli, Suthesh Sivapalaratnam, Kristin L. Young, Tamuno Alfred, Mary F. Feitosa, Nicholas G.D. Masca, Alisa K. Manning, Carolina Medina-Gomez, Poorva Mudgal, Maggie C.Y. Ng, Alex P. Reiner, Sailaja Vedantam, Sara M. Willems, Thomas W. Winkler, Gonçalo Abecasis, Katja K. Aben, Dewan S. Alam, Sameer E. Alharthi, Matthew Allison, Philippe Amouyel, Folkert W. Asselbergs, Paul L. Auer, Beverley Balkau, Lia E. Bang, Inês Barroso, Lisa Bastarache, Marianne Benn, Sven Bergmann, Lawrence F. Bielak, Matthias Blüher, Michael Boehnke, Heiner Boeing, Eric Boerwinkle, Carsten A. Böger, Jette Bork-Jensen, Michiel L. Bots, Erwin P. Bottinger, Donald W. Bowden, Ivan Brandslund, Gerome Breen, Murray H. Brilliant, Linda Broer, Marco Brumat, Amber A. Burt, Adam S. Butterworth, Peter T. Campbell, Stefania Cappellani, David J. Carey, Eulalia Catamo, Mark J. Caulfield, John C. Chambers, Daniel I. Chasman, Yii Der I. Chen, Rajiv Chowdhury, Cramer Christensen, Audrey Y. Chu, Massimiliano Cocca, James P. Cook, Janie Corley, Jordi Corominas Galbany, Amanda J. Cox, David S. Crosslin, Gabriel Cuellar-Partida, Angela D'Eustacchio, John Danesh, Gail Davies, Paul I.W. Bakker, Mark C.H. Groot, Renée Mutsert, Ian J. Deary, George Dedoussis, Ellen W. Demerath, Martin Heijer, Anneke I. Hollander, Hester M. Ruijter, Joe G. Dennis, Josh C. Denny, Emanuele Angelantonio, Fotios Drenos, Mengmeng Du, Marie Pierre Dubé, Alison M. Dunning, Douglas F. Easton, Todd L. Edwards, David Ellinghaus, Patrick T. Ellinor, Paul Elliott, Evangelos Evangelou, Aliki Eleni Farmaki, I. Sadaf Farooqi, Jessica D. Faul, Sascha Fauser, Shuang Feng, Ele Ferrannini, Jean Ferrieres, Jose C. Florez, Ian Ford, Myriam Fornage, Oscar H. Franco, Andre Franke, Paul W. Franks, Nele Friedrich, Ruth Frikke-Schmidt, Tessel E. Galesloot, Wei Gan, Ilaria Gandin, Paolo Gasparini, Jane Gibson, Vilmantas Giedraitis, Anette P. Gjesing, Penny Gordon-Larsen, Mathias Gorski, Hans Jörgen Grabe, Struan F.A. Grant, Niels Grarup, Helen L. Griffiths, Megan L. Grove, Vilmundur Gudnason, Stefan Gustafsson, Jeff Haessler, Hakon Hakonarson, Anke R. Hammerschlag, Torben Hansen, Kathleen Mullan Harris, Tamara B. Harris, Andrew T. Hattersley, Christian T. Have, Caroline Hayward, Liang He, Nancy L. Heard-Costa, Andrew C. Heath, Iris M. Heid, Øyvind Helgeland, Jussi Hernesniemi, Alex W. Hewitt, Oddgeir L. Holmen, G. Kees Hovingh, Joanna M.M. Howson, Yao Hu, Paul L. Huang, Jennifer E. Huffman, M. Arfan Ikram, Erik Ingelsson, Anne U. Jackson, Jan Håkan Jansson, Gail P. Jarvik, Gorm B. Jensen, Yucheng Jia, Stefan Johansson, Marit E. Jørgensen, Torben Jørgensen, J. Wouter Jukema, Bratati Kahali, René S. Kahn, Mika Kähönen, Pia R. Kamstrup, Stavroula Kanoni, Jaakko Kaprio, Maria Karaleftheri, Sharon L.R. Kardia, Fredrik Karpe, Sekar Kathiresan, Frank Kee, Lambertus A. Kiemeney, Eric Kim, Hidetoshi Kitajima, Pirjo Komulainen, Jaspal S. Kooner, Charles Kooperberg, Tellervo Korhonen, Peter Kovacs, Helena Kuivaniemi, Zoltán Kutalik, Kari Kuulasmaa, Johanna Kuusisto, Markku Laakso, Timo A. Lakka, David Lamparter, Ethan M. Lange, Leslie A. Lange, Claudia Langenberg, Eric B. Larson, Nanette R. Lee, Terho Lehtimäki, Cora E. Lewis, Huaixing Li, Jin Li, Ruifang Li-Gao, Honghuang Lin, Keng Hung Lin, Li An Lin, Xu Lin, Lars Lind, Jaana Lindström, Allan Linneberg, Ching Ti Liu, Dajiang J. Liu, Yongmei Liu, Ken S. Lo, Artitaya Lophatananon, Andrew J. Lotery, Anu Loukola, Jian'An Luan, Steven A. Lubitz, Leo Pekka Lyytikäinen, Satu Männistö, Gaëlle Marenne, Angela L. Mazul, Mark I. McCarthy, Roberta McKean-Cowdin, Sarah E. Medland, Karina Meidtner, Lili Milani, Vanisha Mistry, Paul Mitchell, Karen L. Mohlke, Leena Moilanen, Marie Moitry, Grant W. Montgomery, Dennis O. Mook-Kanamori, Carmel Moore, Trevor A. Mori, Andrew D. Morris, Andrew P. Morris, Martina Müller-Nurasyid, Patricia B. Munroe, Mike A. Nalls, Narisu Narisu, Christopher P. Nelson, Matt Neville, Sune F. Nielsen, Kjell Nikus, Pål R. Njølstad, Børge G. Nordestgaard, Dale R. Nyholt, Jeffrey R. O'Connel, Michelle L. O'Donoghue, Loes M. Olde Loohuis, Roel A. Ophoff, Katharine R. Owen, Chris J. Packard, Sandosh Padmanabhan, Colin N.A. Palmer, Nicholette D. Palmer, Gerard Pasterkamp, Aniruddh P. Patel, Alison Pattie, Oluf Pedersen, Peggy L. Peissig, Gina M. Peloso, Craig E. Pennell, Markus Perola, James A. Perry, John R.B. Perry, Tune H. Pers, Thomas N. Person, Annette Peters, Eva R.B. Petersen, Patricia A. Peyser, Ailith Pirie, Ozren Polasek, Tinca J. Polderman, Hannu Puolijoki, Olli T. Raitakari, Asif Rasheed, Rainer Rauramaa, Dermot F. Reilly, Frida Renström, Myriam Rheinberger, Paul M. Ridker, John D. Rioux, Manuel A. Rivas, David J. Roberts, Neil R. Robertson, Antonietta Robino, Olov Rolandsson, Igor Rudan, Katherine S. Ruth, Danish Saleheen, Veikko Salomaa, Nilesh J. Samani, Yadav Sapkota, Naveed Sattar, Robert E. Schoen, Pamela J. Schreiner, Matthias B. Schulze, Robert A. Scott, Marcelo P. Segura-Lepe, Svati H. Shah, Wayne H.H. Sheu, Xueling Sim, Andrew J. Slater, Kerrin S. Small, Albert V. Smith, Lorraine Southam, Timothy D. Spector, Elizabeth K. Speliotes, John M. Starr, Kari Stefansson, Valgerdur Steinthorsdottir, Kathleen E. Stirrups, Konstantin Strauch, Heather M. Stringham, Michael Stumvoll, Liang Sun, Praveen Surendran, Amy J. Swift, Hayato Tada, Katherine E. Tansey, Jean Claude Tardif, Kent D. Taylor, Alexander Teumer, Deborah J. Thompson, Gudmar Thorleifsson, Unnur Thorsteinsdottir, Betina H. Thuesen, Anke Tönjes, Gerard Tromp, Stella Trompet, Emmanouil Tsafantakis, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Anne Tybjaerg-Hansen, Jonathan P. Tyrer, Rudolf Uher, André G. Uitterlinden, Matti Uusitupa, Sander W. Laan, Cornelia M. Duijn, Nienke Leeuwen, Jessica Van Setten, Mauno Vanhala, Anette Varbo, Tibor V. Varga, Rohit Varma, Digna R. Velez Edwards, Sita H. Vermeulen, Giovanni Veronesi, Henrik Vestergaard, Veronique Vitart, Thomas F. Vogt, Uwe Völker, Dragana Vuckovic, Lynne E. Wagenknecht, Mark Walker, Lars Wallentin, Feijie Wang, Carol A. Wang, Shuai Wang, Yiqin Wang, Erin B. Ware, Nicholas J. Wareham, Helen R. Warren, Dawn M. Waterworth, Jennifer Wessel, Harvey D. White, Cristen J. Willer, James G. Wilson, Daniel R. Witte, Andrew R. Wood, Ying Wu, Hanieh Yaghootkar, Jie Yao, Pang Yao, Laura M. Yerges-Armstrong, Robin Young, Eleftheria Zeggini, Xiaowei Zhan, Weihua Zhang, Jing Hua Zhao, Wei Zhao, Wei Zhou, Krina T. Zondervan, Jerome I. Rotter, John A. Pospisilik, Fernando Rivadeneira, Ingrid B. Borecki, Panos Deloukas, Timothy M. Frayling, Guillaume Lettre, Kari E. North, Cecilia M. Lindgren, Joel N. Hirschhorn, Ruth J.F. Loos, 2018, Nature Genetics on p. 26-35

Most-Cited Papers

Rare variant in scavenger receptor BI raises HDL cholesterol and increases risk of coronary heart disease

Paolo Zanoni, Sumeet A. Khetarpal, Daniel B. Larach, William F. Hancock-Cerutti, John S. Millar, Marina Cuchel, Stephanie DerOhannessian, Anatol Kontush, Praveen Surendran, Danish Saleheen, Stella Trompet, J. Wouter Jukema, Anton De Craen, Panos Deloukas, Naveed Sattar, Ian Ford, Chris Packard, Abdullah Al Shafi Majumder, Dewan S. Alam, Emanuele Di Angelantonio, Goncalo Abecasis, Rajiv Chowdhury, Jeanette Erdmann, Børge G. Nordestgaard, Sune F. Nielsen, Anne Tybjærg-Hansen, Frikke Schmidt Ruth Frikke Schmidt, Kari Kuulasmaa, Dajiang J. Liu, Markus Perola, Stefan Blankenberg, Veikko Salomaa, Satu Männistö, Philippe Amouyel, Dominique Arveiler, Jean Ferrieres, Martina Möller-Nurasyid, Marco Ferrario, Frank Kee, Cristen J. Willer, Nilesh Samani, Heribert Schunkert, Adam S. Butterworth, Joanna M.M. Howson, Gina M. Peloso, Nathan O. Stitziel, John Danesh, Sekar Kathiresan, Daniel J. Rader, 2016, Science on p. 1166-1171

Rare and low-frequency coding variants alter human adult height

Eirini Marouli, Mariaelisa Graff, Carolina Medina-Gomez, Ken Sin Lo, Andrew R. Wood, Troels R. Kjaer, Rebecca S. Fine, Yingchang Lu, Claudia Schurmann, Heather M. Highland, Sina Rüeger, Gudmar Thorleifsson, Anne E. Justice, David Lamparter, Kathleen E. Stirrups, Valérie Turcot, Kristin L. Young, Thomas W. Winkler, Tõnu Esko, Tugce Karaderi, Adam E. Locke, Nicholas G.D. Masca, Maggie C.Y. Ng, Poorva Mudgal, Manuel A. Rivas, Sailaja Vedantam, Anubha Mahajan, Xiuqing Guo, Goncalo Abecasis, Katja K. Aben, Linda S. Adair, Dewan S. Alam, Eva Albrecht, Kristine H. Allin, Matthew Allison, Philippe Amouyel, Emil V. Appel, Dominique Arveiler, Folkert W. Asselbergs, Paul L. Auer, Beverley Balkau, Bernhard Banas, Lia E. Bang, Marianne Benn, Sven Bergmann, Lawrence F. Bielak, Matthias Blüher, Heiner Boeing, Eric Boerwinkle, Dajiang Liu, 2017, Nature on p. 186-190

A novel adaptive method for the analysis of next-generation sequencing data to detect complex trait associations with rare variants due to gene main effects and interactions

Dajiang J. Liu, Suzanne M. Leal, 2010, PLoS genetics on p. 1-14

VAMP8/endobrevin is overexpressed in hyperreactive human platelets

A. A. Kondkar, M. S. Bray, S. M. Leal, S. Nagalla, Dajiang Liu, Y. Jin, J. F. Dong, Q. Ren, S. W. Whiteheart, C. Shaw, P. F. Bray, 2010, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis on p. 369-378

Exome-wide association study of plasma lipids in >300,000 individuals

Dajiang J. Liu, Gina M. Peloso, Haojie Yu, Adam S. Butterworth, Xiao Wang, Anubha Mahajan, Danish Saleheen, Connor Emdin, Dewan Alam, Alexessander Couto Alves, Philippe Amouyel, Emanuele DI Angelantonio, Dominique Arveiler, Themistocles L. Assimes, Paul L. Auer, Usman Baber, Christie M. Ballantyne, Lia E. Bang, Marianne Benn, Joshua C. Bis, Michael Boehnke, Eric Boerwinkle, Jette Bork-Jensen, Erwin P. Bottinger, Ivan Brandslund, Morris Brown, Fabio Busonero, Mark J. Caulfield, John C. Chambers, Daniel I. Chasman, Y. Eugene Chen, Yii Der Ida Chen, Rajiv Chowdhury, Cramer Christensen, Audrey Y. Chu, John M. Connell, Francesco Cucca, L. Adrienne Cupples, Scott M. Damrauer, Gail Davies, Ian J. Deary, George Dedoussis, Joshua C. Denny, Anna Dominiczak, Marie Pierre Dubé, Tapani Ebeling, Gudny Eiriksdottir, Toñu Esko, Aliki Eleni Farmaki, Mary F. Feitosa, Marco Ferrario, Jean Ferrieres, Ian Ford, Myriam Fornage, Paul W. Franks, Timothy M. Frayling, Ruth Frikke-Schmidt, Lars G. Fritsche, Philippe Frossard, Valentin Fuster, Santhi K. Ganesh, Wei Gao, Melissa E. Garcia, Christian Gieger, Franco Giulianini, Mark O. Goodarzi, Harald Grallert, Niels Grarup, Leif Groop, Megan L. Grove, Vilmundur Gudnason, Torben Hansen, Tamara B. Harris, Caroline Hayward, Joel N. Hirschhorn, Oddgeir L. Holmen, Jennifer Huffman, Yong Huo, Kristian Hveem, Sehrish Jabeen, Anne U. Jackson, Johanna Jakobsdottir, Marjo Riitta Jarvelin, Gorm B. Jensen, Marit E. Jørgensen, J. Wouter Jukema, Johanne M. Justesen, Pia R. Kamstrup, Stavroula Kanoni, Fredrik Karpe, Frank Kee, Amit V. Khera, Derek Klarin, Heikki A. Koistinen, Jaspal S. Kooner, Charles Kooperberg, Kari Kuulasmaa, Johanna Kuusisto, Markku Laakso, Timo Lakka, Claudia Langenberg, Anne Langsted, Lenore J. Launer, Torsten Lauritzen, David C. MLiewald, Li An Lin, Allan Linneberg, Ruth J.F. Loos, Yingchang Lu, Xiangfeng Lu, Reedik Mägi, Anders Malarstig, Ani Manichaikul, Alisa K. Manning, Pekka Mäntyselkä, Eirini Marouli, Nicholas G.D. Masca, Andrea Maschio, James B. Meigs, Olle Melander, Andres Metspalu, Andrew P. Morris, Alanna C. Morrison, Antonella Mulas, Martina Müller-Nurasyid, Patricia B. Munroe, Matt J. Neville, Sune F. Nielsen, Jonas B. Nielsen, Børge G. Nordestgaard, Jose M. Ordovas, Roxana Mehran, Christoper J. O'Donnell, Marju Orho-Melander, Cliona M. Molony, Pieter Muntendam, Sandosh Padmanabhan, Colin N.A. Palmer, Dorota Pasko, Aniruddh P. Patel, Oluf Pedersen, Markus Perola, Annette Peters, Charlotta Pisinger, Giorgio Pistis, Ozren Polasek, Neil Poulter, Bruce M. Psaty, Daniel J. Rader, Asif Rasheed, Rainer Rauramaa, Dermot F. Reilly, Alex P. Reiner, Frida Renström, Stephen S. Rich, Paul M. Ridker, John D. Rioux, Neil R. Robertson, Dan M. Roden, Jerome I. Rotter, Igor Rudan, Veikko Salomaa, Nilesh J. Samani, Serena Sanna, Naveed Sattar, Ellen M. Schmidt, Robert A. Scott, Peter Sever, Raquel S. Sevilla, Christian M. Shaffer, Xueling Sim, Suthesh Sivapalaratnam, Kerrin S. Small, Albert V. Smith, Blair H. Smith, Sangeetha Somayajula, Lorraine Southam, Timothy D. Spector, Elizabeth K. Speliotes, John M. Starr, Kathleen E. Stirrups, Nathan Stitziel, Konstantin Strauch, Heather M. Stringham, Praveen Surendran, Hayato Tada, Alan R. Tall, Hua Tang, Jean Claude Tardif, Kent D. Taylor, Stella Trompet, Philip S. Tsao, Jaakko Tuomilehto, Anne Tybjaerg-Hansen, Natalie R.Van Zuydam, Anette Varbo, Tibor V. Varga, Jarmo Virtamo, Melanie Waldenberger, Nan Wang, Nick J. Wareham, Helen R. Warren, Peter E. Weeke, Joshua Weinstock, Jennifer Wessel, James G. Wilson, Peter W.F. Wilson, Ming Xu, Hanieh Yaghootkar, Robin Young, Eleftheria Zeggini, He Zhang, Neil S. Zheng, Weihua Zhang, Yan Zhang, Wei Zhou, Yanhua Zhou, Magdalena Zoledziewska, Joanna M.M. Howson, John Danesh, Mark I. McCarthy, Chad A. Cowan, Goncalo Abecasis, Panos Deloukas, Kiran Musunuru, Cristen J. Willer, Sekar Kathiresan, 2017, Nature Genetics on p. 1758-1766

Meta-analysis of gene-level tests for rare variant association

Dajiang J. Liu, Gina M. Peloso, Xiaowei Zhan, Oddgeir L. Holmen, Matthew Zawistowski, Shuang Feng, Majid Nikpay, Paul L. Auer, Anuj Goel, He Zhang, Ulrike Peters, Martin Farrall, Marju Orho-Melander, Charles Kooperberg, Ruth Mcpherson, Hugh Watkins, Cristen J. Willer, Kristian Hveem, Olle Melander, Sekar Kathiresan, Gonçalo R. Abecasis, 2014, Nature Genetics on p. 200-204

RVTESTS

Xiaowei Zhan, Youna Hu, Bingshan Li, Goncalo R. Abecasis, Dajiang J. Liu, 2016, Bioinformatics on p. 1423-1426

Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity

Valérie Turcot, Yingchang Lu, Heather M. Highland, Claudia Schurmann, Anne E. Justice, Rebecca S. Fine, Jonathan P. Bradfield, Tõnu Esko, Ayush Giri, Mariaelisa Graff, Xiuqing Guo, Audrey E. Hendricks, Tugce Karaderi, Adelheid Lempradl, Adam E. Locke, Anubha Mahajan, Eirini Marouli, Suthesh Sivapalaratnam, Kristin L. Young, Tamuno Alfred, Mary F. Feitosa, Nicholas G.D. Masca, Alisa K. Manning, Carolina Medina-Gomez, Poorva Mudgal, Maggie C.Y. Ng, Alex P. Reiner, Sailaja Vedantam, Sara M. Willems, Thomas W. Winkler, Gonçalo Abecasis, Katja K. Aben, Dewan S. Alam, Sameer E. Alharthi, Matthew Allison, Philippe Amouyel, Folkert W. Asselbergs, Paul L. Auer, Beverley Balkau, Lia E. Bang, Inês Barroso, Lisa Bastarache, Marianne Benn, Sven Bergmann, Lawrence F. Bielak, Matthias Blüher, Michael Boehnke, Heiner Boeing, Eric Boerwinkle, Carsten A. Böger, Jette Bork-Jensen, Michiel L. Bots, Erwin P. Bottinger, Donald W. Bowden, Ivan Brandslund, Gerome Breen, Murray H. 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