Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes

Assistant Professor of Biobehavioral Health

Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes

Research Summary

The genetic epidemiology of complex diseases in diverse human populations and contexts.

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Population Hispanic Americans Menarche Genome Wide Association Study Obesity Body Mass Index Public Health Single Nucleotide Polymorphism African Americans Genes Genomics Multifactorial Inheritance Adiposity Epidemiology Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Menopause Health Linear Models Women's Health Atherosclerosis Genetic Variation Meta Analysis Neoplasms European Continental Ancestry Group Precision Medicine

Most Recent Papers

Local-Level Immigration Enforcement and Risk of Pediatric Hospitalization for Ambulatory Care Sensitive Conditions

Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, Michelle White, 2021, Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health on p. 1-9

Adverse childhood experiences and lifetime adverse maternal outcomes (gestational diabetes and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy) in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos

Kaitlyn K. Stanhope, Alison L. Cammack, Krista M. Perreira, Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes, Christina Cordero, Linda C. Gallo, Carmen R. Isasi, Sheila F. Castañeda, Martha L. Daviglus, Michelle A. Kominiarek, Shakira S. Suglia, 2020, Annals of Epidemiology on p. 1-6

Methylome-wide association study of central adiposity implicates genes involved in immune and endocrine systems

Anne E. Justice, Geetha Chittoor, Rahul Gondalia, Phillip E. Melton, Elise Lim, Megan L. Grove, Eric A. Whitsel, Ching Ti Liu, L. Adrienne Cupples, Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, Weihua Guan, Jan Bressler, Myriam Fornage, Eric Boerwinkle, Yun Li, Ellen Demerath, Nancy Heard-Costa, Dan Levy, James D. Stewart, Andrea Baccarelli, Lifang Hou, Karen Conneely, Trevor A. Mori, Lawrence J. Beilin, Rae Chi Huang, Penny Gordon-Larsen, Annie Green Howard, Kari E. North, 2020, Epigenomics on p. 1483-1499

Importance of Genetic Studies of Cardiometabolic Disease in Diverse Populations

Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes, Kristin L. Young, Adam G. Lilly, Laura M. Raffield, Heather M. Highland, Genevieve L. Wojcik, Cary Agler, Shelly Ann M. Love, Samson Okello, Lauren E. Petty, Mariaelisa Graff, Jennifer E. Below, Kimon Divaris, Kari E. North, 2020, Circulation Research on p. 1816-1840

A trans-ancestral meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies reveals loci associated with childhood obesity

Jonathan P. Bradfield, Suzanne Vogelezang, Janine F. Felix, Alessandra Chesi, Øyvind Helgeland, Momoko Horikoshi, Ville Karhunen, Estelle Lowry, Diana L. Cousminer, Tarunveer S. Ahluwalia, Elisabeth Thiering, Eileen Tai Hui Boh, Mohammad H. Zafarmand, Natalia Vilor-Tejedor, Carol A. Wang, Raimo Joro, Zhanghua Chen, William J. Gauderman, Niina Pitkänen, Esteban J. Parra, Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, Akram Alyass, Claire Monnereau, John A. Curtin, Christian T. Have, Shana E. McCormack, Mette Hollensted, Christine Frithioff-Bøjsøe, Adan Valladares-Salgado, Jesus Peralta-Romero, Yik Ying Teo, Marie Standl, Jaakko T. Leinonen, Jens Christian Holm, Triinu Peters, Jesus Vioque, Martine Vrijheid, Angela Simpson, Adnan Custovic, Marc Vaudel, Mickaël Canouil, Virpi Lindi, Mustafa Atalay, Mika Kähönen, Olli T. Raitakari, Barbera D.C. Van Schaik, Robert I. Berkowitz, Shelley A. Cole, V. Saroja Voruganti, Yujie Wang, Heather M. Highland, Anthony G. Comuzzie, Nancy F. Butte, Anne E. Justice, Sheila Gahagan, Estela Blanco, Terho Lehtimäki, Timo A. Lakka, Johannes Hebebrand, Amélie Bonnefond, Niels Grarup, Philippe Froguel, Leo Pekka Lyytikäinen, Miguel Cruz, Sayuko Kobes, Robert L. Hanson, Babette S. Zemel, Anke Hinney, Koon K. Teo, David Meyre, Kari E. North, Frank D. Gilliland, Hans Bisgaard, Mariona Bustamante, Klaus Bonnelykke, Craig E. Pennell, Fernando Rivadeneira, André G. Uitterlinden, Leslie J. Baier, Tanja G.M. Vrijkotte, Joachim Heinrich, Thorkild I.A. Sørensen, Seang Mei Saw, Oluf Pedersen, Torben Hansen, Johan Eriksson, Elisabeth Widén, Mark I. McCarthy, Pål R. Njølstad, Christine Power, Elina Hyppönen, Sylvain Sebert, Christopher D. Brown, Marjo Riitta Järvelin, Nicholas J. Timpson, Stefan Johansson, Hakon Hakonarson, Vincent W.V. Jaddoe, F. A. Struan, 2019, Human Molecular Genetics on p. 3327-3338

Genetic analyses of diverse populations improves discovery for complex traits

Genevieve L. Wojcik, Mariaelisa Graff, Katherine K. Nishimura, Ran Tao, Jeffrey Haessler, Christopher R. Gignoux, Heather M. Highland, Yesha M. Patel, Elena P. Sorokin, Christy L. Avery, Gillian M. Belbin, Stephanie A. Bien, Iona Cheng, Sinead Cullina, Chani J. Hodonsky, Yao Hu, Laura M. Huckins, Janina Jeff, Anne E. Justice, Jonathan M. Kocarnik, Unhee Lim, Bridget M. Lin, Yingchang Lu, Sarah C. Nelson, Sung Shim L. Park, Hannah Poisner, Michael H. Preuss, Melissa A. Richard, Claudia Schurmann, Veronica W. Setiawan, Alexandra Sockell, Karan Vahi, Marie Verbanck, Abhishek Vishnu, Ryan W. Walker, Kristin L. Young, Niha Zubair, Victor Acuña-Alonso, Jose Luis Ambite, Kathleen C. Barnes, Eric Boerwinkle, Erwin P. Bottinger, Carlos D. Bustamante, Christian Caberto, Samuel Canizales-Quinteros, Matthew P. Conomos, Ewa Deelman, Ron Do, Kimberly Doheny, Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes, Myriam Fornage, Benyam Hailu, Gerardo Heiss, Brenna M. Henn, Lucia A. Hindorff, Rebecca D. Jackson, Cecelia A. Laurie, Cathy C. Laurie, Yuqing Li, Dan Yu Lin, Andres Moreno-Estrada, Girish Nadkarni, Paul J. Norman, Loreall C. Pooler, Alexander P. Reiner, Jane Romm, Chiara Sabatti, Karla Sandoval, Xin Sheng, Eli A. Stahl, Daniel O. Stram, Timothy A. Thornton, Christina L. Wassel, Lynne R. Wilkens, Cheryl A. Winkler, Sachi Yoneyama, Steven Buyske, Christopher A. Haiman, Charles Kooperberg, Loic Le Marchand, Ruth J.F. Loos, Tara C. Matise, Kari E. North, Ulrike Peters, Eimear E. Kenny, Christopher S. Carlson, 2019, Nature on p. 514-518

Spanish language use across generations and depressive symptoms among US Latinos

Julia B. Ward, Anissa I. Vines, Mary N. Haan, Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, Erline Miller, Allison E. Aiello, 2019, Child Psychiatry and Human Development on p. 61-71

Obesity and climate adaptation

Diego Salazar-Tortosa, Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes, 2019, Evolution, Medicine and Public Health on p. 104-105

Genetics of Obesity in Diverse Populations

Kristin L. Young, Mariaelisa Graff, Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, Kari E. North, 2018, Current Diabetes Reports

Complex patterns of direct and indirect association between the transcription Factor-7 like 2 gene, body mass index and type 2 diabetes diagnosis in adulthood in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos.

L Fernández-Rhodes, A Howard, M Graff, C Isasi, H Highland, K Young, E Parra, J Below, Q Qi, R Kaplan, A Justice, G Papanicolaou, C Laurie, Grant SFA, C Haiman, Loos RJF, K North, 2018, BMC Obesity on p. 26

Most-Cited Papers

Genomic analyses identify hundreds of variants associated with age at menarche and support a role for puberty timing in cancer risk

Felix R. Day, Deborah J. Thompson, Hannes Helgason, Daniel I. Chasman, Hilary Finucane, Patrick Sulem, Katherine S. Ruth, Sean Whalen, Abhishek K. Sarkar, Eva Albrecht, Elisabeth Altmaier, Marzyeh Amini, Caterina M. Barbieri, Thibaud Boutin, Archie Campbell, Ellen Demerath, Ayush Giri, Chunyan He, Jouke J. Hottenga, Robert Karlsson, Ivana Kolcic, Po Ru Loh, Kathryn L. Lunetta, Massimo Mangino, Brumat Marco, George McMahon, Sarah E. Medland, Ilja M. Nolte, Raymond Noordam, Teresa Nutile, Lavinia Paternoster, Natalia Perjakova, Eleonora Porcu, Lynda M. Rose, Katharina E. Schraut, Ayellet V. Segrè, Albert V. Smith, Lisette Stolk, Alexander Teumer, Irene L. Andrulis, Stefania Bandinelli, Matthias W. Beckmann, Javier Benitez, Sven Bergmann, Murielle Bochud, Eric Boerwinkle, Stig E. Bojesen, Manjeet K. Bolla, Judith S. Brand, Hiltrud Brauch, Hermann Brenner, Linda Broer, Thomas Brüning, Julie E. Buring, Harry Campbell, Eulalia Catamo, Stephen Chanock, Georgia Chenevix-Trench, Tanguy Corre, Fergus J. Couch, Diana L. Cousminer, Angela Cox, Laura Crisponi, Kamila Czene, George Davey Smith, Eco J.C.N. De Geus, Renée De Mutsert, Immaculata De Vivo, Joe Dennis, Peter Devilee, Isabel Dos-Santos-Silva, Alison M. Dunning, Johan G. Eriksson, Peter A. Fasching, Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, Luigi Ferrucci, Dieter Flesch-Janys, Lude Franke, Marike Gabrielson, Ilaria Gandin, Graham G. Giles, Harald Grallert, Daniel F. Gudbjartsson, Pascal Guénel, Per Hall, Emily Hallberg, Ute Hamann, Tamara B. Harris, Catharina A. Hartman, Gerardo Heiss, Maartje J. Hooning, John L. Hopper, Frank Hu, David J. Hunter, M. Arfan Ikram, Hae Kyung Im, Marjo Riitta Järvelin, Peter K. Joshi, David Karasik, Manolis Kellis, Zoltan Kutalik, Genevieve Lachance, Diether Lambrechts, Claudia Langenberg, Lenore J. Launer, Joop S.E. Laven, Stefania Lenarduzzi, Jingmei Li, Penelope A. Lind, Sara Lindstrom, Yongmei Liu, Jian'An Luan, Reedik Mägi, Arto Mannermaa, Hamdi Mbarek, Mark I. McCarthy, Christa Meisinger, Thomas Meitinger, Cristina Menni, Andres Metspalu, Kyriaki Michailidou, Lili Milani, Roger L. Milne, Grant W. Montgomery, Anna M. Mulligan, Mike A. Nalls, Pau Navarro, Heli Nevanlinna, Dale R. Nyholt, Albertine J. Oldehinkel, Tracy A. O'Mara, Sandosh Padmanabhan, Aarno Palotie, Nancy Pedersen, Annette Peters, Julian Peto, Paul D.P. Pharoah, Anneli Pouta, Paolo Radice, Iffat Rahman, Susan M. Ring, Antonietta Robino, Frits R. Rosendaal, Igor Rudan, Rico Rueedi, Daniela Ruggiero, Cinzia F. Sala, Marjanka K. Schmidt, Robert A. Scott, Mitul Shah, Rossella Sorice, Melissa C. Southey, Ulla Sovio, Meir Stampfer, Maristella Steri, Konstantin Strauch, Toshiko Tanaka, Emmi Tikkanen, Nicholas J. Timpson, Michela Traglia, Thérèse Truong, Jonathan P. Tyrer, André G. Uitterlinden, Digna R.Velez Edwards, Veronique Vitart, Uwe Völker, Peter Vollenweider, Qin Wang, Elisabeth Widen, Ko Willems Van Dijk, Gonneke Willemsen, Robert Winqvist, Bruce H.R. Wolffenbuttel, Jing Hua Zhao, Magdalena Zoledziewska, Marek Zygmunt, Behrooz Z. Alizadeh, Dorret I. Boomsma, Marina Ciullo, Francesco Cucca, Tõnu Esko, Nora Franceschini, Christian Gieger, Vilmundur Gudnason, Caroline Hayward, Peter Kraft, Debbie A. Lawlor, Patrik K.E. Magnusson, Nicholas G. Martin, Dennis O. Mook-Kanamori, Ellen A. Nohr, Ozren Polasek, David Porteous, Alkes L. Price, Paul M. Ridker, Harold Snieder, Tim D. Spector, Doris Stöckl, Daniela Toniolo, Sheila Ulivi, Jenny A. Visser, Henry Völzke, Nicholas J. Wareham, James F. Wilson, Amanda B. Spurdle, Unnur Thorsteindottir, Katherine S. Pollard, Douglas F. Easton, Joyce Y. Tung, Jenny Chang-Claude, David Hinds, Anna Murray, Joanne M. Murabito, Kari Stefansson, Ken K. Ong, John R.B. Perry, 2017, Nature Genetics on p. 834-841

Genetic diversity and association studies in US Hispanic/Latino populations: Applications in the Hispanic community health study/study of Latinos

Matthew P. Conomos, Cecelia A. Laurie, Adrienne M. Stilp, Stephanie M. Gogarten, Caitlin P. McHugh, Sarah C. Nelson, Tamar Sofer, Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes, Anne E. Justice, Mariaelisa Graff, Kristin L. Young, Amanda A. Seyerle, Christy L. Avery, Kent D. Taylor, Jerome I. Rotter, Gregory A. Talavera, Martha L. Daviglus, Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Neil Schneiderman, Gerardo Heiss, Robert C. Kaplan, Nora Franceschini, Alex P. Reiner, John R. Shaffer, R. Graham Barr, Kathleen F. Kerr, Sharon R. Browning, Brian L. Browning, Bruce S. Weir, M. Larissa Avilés-Santa, George J. Papanicolaou, Thomas Lumley, Adam A. Szpiro, Kari E. North, Ken Rice, Timothy A. Thornton, Cathy C. Laurie, 2016, American Journal of Human Genetics on p. 165-184

Genetic analyses of diverse populations improves discovery for complex traits

Genevieve L. Wojcik, Mariaelisa Graff, Katherine K. Nishimura, Ran Tao, Jeffrey Haessler, Christopher R. Gignoux, Heather M. Highland, Yesha M. Patel, Elena P. Sorokin, Christy L. Avery, Gillian M. Belbin, Stephanie A. Bien, Iona Cheng, Sinead Cullina, Chani J. Hodonsky, Yao Hu, Laura M. Huckins, Janina Jeff, Anne E. Justice, Jonathan M. Kocarnik, Unhee Lim, Bridget M. Lin, Yingchang Lu, Sarah C. Nelson, Sung Shim L. Park, Hannah Poisner, Michael H. Preuss, Melissa A. Richard, Claudia Schurmann, Veronica W. Setiawan, Alexandra Sockell, Karan Vahi, Marie Verbanck, Abhishek Vishnu, Ryan W. Walker, Kristin L. Young, Niha Zubair, Victor Acuña-Alonso, Jose Luis Ambite, Kathleen C. Barnes, Eric Boerwinkle, Erwin P. Bottinger, Carlos D. Bustamante, Christian Caberto, Samuel Canizales-Quinteros, Matthew P. Conomos, Ewa Deelman, Ron Do, Kimberly Doheny, Lindsay Fernández-Rhodes, Myriam Fornage, Benyam Hailu, Gerardo Heiss, Brenna M. Henn, Lucia A. Hindorff, Rebecca D. Jackson, Cecelia A. Laurie, Cathy C. Laurie, Yuqing Li, Dan Yu Lin, Andres Moreno-Estrada, Girish Nadkarni, Paul J. Norman, Loreall C. Pooler, Alexander P. Reiner, Jane Romm, Chiara Sabatti, Karla Sandoval, Xin Sheng, Eli A. Stahl, Daniel O. Stram, Timothy A. Thornton, Christina L. Wassel, Lynne R. Wilkens, Cheryl A. Winkler, Sachi Yoneyama, Steven Buyske, Christopher A. Haiman, Charles Kooperberg, Loic Le Marchand, Ruth J.F. Loos, Tara C. Matise, Kari E. North, Ulrike Peters, Eimear E. Kenny, Christopher S. Carlson, 2019, Nature on p. 514-518

Efficacy and safety of dutasteride in patients with spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy

Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, Angela D. Kokkinis, Michelle J. White, Charlotte A. Watts, Sungyoung Auh, Neal O. Jeffries, Joseph A. Shrader, Tanya J. Lehky, Li Li, Jennifer E. Ryder, Ellen W. Levy, Beth I. Solomon, Michael O. Harris-Love, Alison La Pean, Alice B. Schindler, Cheun Ju Chen, Nicholas A. Di Prospero, Kenneth H. Fischbeck, 2011, The Lancet Neurology on p. 140-147

Fine mapping and identification of BMI loci in African Americans

Jian Gong, Fredrick Schumacher, Unhee Lim, Lucia A. Hindorff, Jeff Haessler, Steven Buyske, Christopher S. Carlson, Stephanie Rosse, Petra Bůžková, Myriam Fornage, Myron Gross, Nathan Pankratz, James S. Pankow, Pamela J. Schreiner, Richard Cooper, Georg Ehret, C. Charles Gu, Denise Houston, Marguerite R. Irvin, Rebecca Jackson, Lew Kuller, Brian Henderson, Iona Cheng, Lynne Wilkens, Mark Leppert, Cora E. Lewis, Rongling Li, Khanh Dung H. Nguyen, Robert Goodloe, Eric Farber-Eger, Jonathan Boston, Holli H. Dilks, Marylyn Deriggi Ritchie, Jay Fowke, Loreall Pooler, Misa Graff, Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, Barbara Cochrane, Eric Boerwinkle, Charles Kooperberg, Tara C. Matise, Loic Le Marchand, Dana C. Crawford, Christopher A. Haiman, Kari E. North, Ulrike Peters, 2013, American Journal of Human Genetics on p. 661-671

Replication of loci influencing ages at menarche and menopause in Hispanic women

Christina T.L. Chen, Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, Robert G. Brzyski, Christopher S. Carlson, Zhao Chen, Gerardo Heiss, Kari E. North, Nancy F. Woods, Aleksandar Rajkovic, Charles Kooperberg, Nora Franceschini, 2012, Human Molecular Genetics on p. 1419-1432

Genetic risk factors for BMI and obesity in an ethnically diverse population

Megan D. Fesinmeyer, Kari E. North, Marylyn Deriggi Ritchie, Unhee Lim, Nora Franceschini, Lynne R. Wilkens, Myron D. Gross, Petra Bůžková, Kimberly Glenn, P. Miguel Quibrera, Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, Qiong Li, Jay H. Fowke, Rongling Li, Christopher S. Carlson, Ross L. Prentice, Lewis H. Kuller, Joann E. Manson, Tara C. Matise, Shelley A. Cole, Christina T.L. Chen, Barbara V. Howard, Laurence N. Kolonel, Brian E. Henderson, Kristine R. Monroe, Dana C. Crawford, Lucia A. Hindorff, Steven Buyske, Christopher A. Haiman, Loic Le Marchand, Ulrike Peters, 2013, Obesity on p. 835-846

Age at menarche and risk of type 2 diabetes among African-American and white women in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study

J. G. Dreyfus, P. L. Lutsey, R. Huxley, J. S. Pankow, E. Selvin, Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, N. Franceschini, E. W. Demerath, 2012, Diabetologia on p. 2371-2380

Association of adiposity genetic variants with menarche timing in 92,105 women of European descent

Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, Ellen W. Demerath, Diana L. Cousminer, Ran Tao, Jill G. Dreyfus, Tõnu Esko, Albert V. Smith, Vilmundur Gudnason, Tamara B. Harris, Lenore Launer, Patrick F. McArdle, Laura M. Yerges-Armstrong, Cathy E. Elks, David P. Strachan, Zoltán Kutalik, Peter Vollenweider, Bjarke Feenstra, Heather A. Boyd, Andres Metspalu, Evelin Mihailov, Linda Broer, M. Carola Zillikens, Ben Oostra, Cornelia M. Van Duijn, Kathryn L. Lunetta, John R.B. Perry, Anna Murray, Daniel L. Koller, Dongbing Lai, Tanguy Corre, Daniela Toniolo, Eva Albrecht, Doris Stöckl, Harald Grallert, Christian Gieger, Caroline Hayward, Ozren Polasek, Igor Rudan, James F. Wilson, Chunyan He, Peter Kraft, Frank B. Hu, David J. Hunter, Jouke Jan Hottenga, Gonneke Willemsen, Dorret I. Boomsma, Enda M. Byrne, Nicholas G. Martin, Grant W. Montgomery, Nicole M. Warrington, Craig E. Pennell, Lisette Stolk, Jenny A. Visser, Albert Hofman, André G. Uitterlinden, Fernando Rivadeneira, Peng Lin, Sherri L. Fisher, Laura J. Bierut, Laura Crisponi, Eleonora Porcu, Massimo Mangino, Guangju Zhai, Tim D. Spector, Julie E. Buring, Lynda M. Rose, Paul M. Ridker, Charles Poole, Joel N. Hirschhorn, Joanne M. Murabito, Daniel I. Chasman, Elisabeth Widen, Kari E. North, Ken K. Ong, Nora Franceschini, 2013, American Journal of Epidemiology on p. 451-460

Replication of genetic loci for ages at menarche and menopause in the multi-ethnic Population Architecture using Genomics and Epidemiology (PAGE) study

C. L. Carty, K. L. Spencer, V. W. Setiawan, Lindsay Fernandez-Rhodes, J. Malinowski, S. Buyske, A. Young, N. W. Jorgensen, I. Cheng, C. S. Carlson, K. Brown-Gentry, R. Goodloe, A. Park, N. I. Parikh, B. Henderson, L. Le Marchand, J. Wactawski-Wende, M. Fornage, T. C. Matise, L. A. Hindorff, A. M. Arnold, C. A. Haiman, N. Franceschini, U. Peters, D. C. Crawford, 2013, Human Reproduction on p. 1695-1706