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  • Seshadri, Sudha; DeStefano, Anita L; Au, Rhoda; Massaro, Joseph M; Beiser, Alexa S; Kelly-Hayes, Margaret; Kase, Carlos S; D'Agostino, Ralph B; DeCarli, Charles; Atwood, Larry D; Wolf, Philip A (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and cognitive tests can identify heritable endophenotypes associated with an increased risk of developing stroke, dementia and Alzheimer's disease (AD). We conducted a ...
  • Lunetta, Kathryn L; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Karasik, David; Benjamin, Emelia J; Guo, Chao-Yu; Govindaraju, Raju; Kiel, Douglas P; Kelly-Hayes, Margaret; Massaro, Joseph M; Pencina, Michael J; Seshadri, Sudha; Murabito, Joanne M (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Family studies and heritability estimates provide evidence for a genetic contribution to variation in the human life span. METHODS: We conducted a genome wide association study (Affymetrix 100K SNP GeneChip) ...
  • Wang, Xuting; Chorley, Brian N.; Pittman, Gary S.; Kleeberger, Steven R.; Brothers, John; Liu, Gang; Spira, Avrum; Bell, Douglas A. (Public Library of Science, 2010-8-3)
    Prior microarray studies of smokers at high risk for lung cancer have demonstrated that heterogeneity in bronchial airway epithelial cell gene expression response to smoking can serve as an early diagnostic biomarker for ...
  • Cupples, L Adrienne; Heard-Costa, Nancy; Lee, Monica; Atwood, Larry D (BioMed Central, 2009-12-15)
    Genetic Analysis Workshop 16 (GAW16) Problem 2 presented data from the Framingham Heart Study (FHS), an observational, prospective study of risk factors for cardiovascular disease begun in 1948. Data have been collected ...
  • Yang, Qiong; Kathiresan, Sekar; Lin, Jing-Ping; Tofler, Geoffrey H; O'Donnell, Christopher J (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Increased circulating levels of hemostatic factors as well as anemia have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Known associations between hemostatic factors and sequence variants ...
  • Vasan, Ramachandran S; Larson, Martin G; Aragam, Jayashri; Wang, Thomas J; Mitchell, Gary F; Kathiresan, Sekar; Newton-Cheh, Christopher; Vita, Joseph A; Keyes, Michelle J; O'Donnell, Christopher J; Levy, Daniel; Benjamin, Emelia J (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Echocardiographic left ventricular (LV) measurements, exercise responses to standardized treadmill test (ETT) and brachial artery (BA) vascular function are heritable traits that are associated with cardiovascular ...
  • Gottlieb, Daniel J; O'Connor, George T; Wilk, Jemma B (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Numerous studies suggest genetic influences on sleepiness and circadian rhythms. The Sleep Heart Health Study collected questionnaire data on sleep habits and sleepiness from 2848 Framingham Heart Study Offspring ...
  • Meyer, Tamra E.; Verwoert, Germaine C.; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Glazer, Nicole L.; Smith, Albert V.; van Rooij, Frank J. A.; Ehret, Georg B.; Boerwinkle, Eric; Felix, Janine F.; Leak, Tennille S.; Harris, Tamara B.; Yang, Qiong; Dehghan, Abbas; Aspelund, Thor; Katz, Ronit; Homuth, Georg; Kocher, Thomas; Rettig, Rainer; Ried, Janina S.; Gieger, Christian; Prucha, Hanna; Pfeufer, Arne; Meitinger, Thomas; Coresh, Josef; Hofman, Albert; Sarnak, Mark J.; Chen, Yii-Der Ida; Uitterlinden, André G.; Chakravarti, Aravinda; Psaty, Bruce M.; van Duijn, Cornelia M.; Kao, W. H. Linda; Witteman, Jacqueline C. M.; Gudnason, Vilmundur; Siscovick, David S.; Fox, Caroline S.; Köttgen, Anna (Public Library of Science, 2010-8-5)
    Magnesium, potassium, and sodium, cations commonly measured in serum, are involved in many physiological processes including energy metabolism, nerve and muscle function, signal transduction, and fluid and blood pressure ...
  • Kathiresan, Sekar; Manning, Alisa K; Demissie, Serkalem; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Surti, Aarti; Guiducci, Candace; Gianniny, Lauren; Burtt, Nöel P; Melander, Olle; Orho-Melander, Marju; Arnett, Donna K; Peloso, Gina M; Ordovas, Jose M; Cupples, L Adrienne (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Blood lipid levels including low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and triglycerides (TG) are highly heritable. Genome-wide association is a promising approach ...
  • Kottgen, Anna; Kao, Wen Hong L; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Boerwinkle, Eric; Yang, Qiong; Levy, Daniel; Benjamin, Emelia J; Larson, Martin G; Astor, Brad C; Coresh, Josef; Fox, Caroline S (BioMed Central, 2008-6-3)
    BACKGROUND: The Framingham Heart Study (FHS) recently obtained initial results from the first genome-wide association scan for renal traits. The study of 70,987 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in 1,010 FHS participants ...
  • O'Donnell, Christopher J; Cupples, L Adrienne; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Fox, Caroline S; Hoffmann, Udo; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Ingellson, Erik; Liu, Chunyu; Murabito, Joanne M; Polak, Joseph F; Wolf, Philip A; Demissie, Serkalem (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    INTRODUCTION: Subclinical atherosclerosis (SCA) measures in multiple arterial beds are heritable phenotypes that are associated with increased incidence of cardiovascular disease. We conducted a genome-wide association ...
  • Murabito, Joanne M; Rosenberg, Carol L; Finger, Daniel; Kreger, Bernard E; Levy, Daniel; Splansky, Greta Lee; Antman, Karen; Hwang, Shih-Jen (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Breast and prostate cancer are two commonly diagnosed cancers in the United States. Prior work suggests that cancer causing genes and cancer susceptibility genes can be identified. METHODS: We conducted a ...
  • Newton-Cheh, Christopher; Guo, Chao-Yu; Wang, Thomas J; O'Donnell, Christopher J; Levy, Daniel; Larson, Martin G (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Heritable electrocardiographic (ECG) and heart rate variability (HRV) measures, reflecting pacemaking, conduction, repolarization and autonomic function in the heart have been associated with risks for cardiac ...
  • Wilk, Jemma B.; Chen, Ting-hsu; Gottlieb, Daniel J.; Walter, Robert E.; Nagle, Michael W.; Brandler, Brian J.; Myers, Richard H.; Borecki, Ingrid B.; Silverman, Edwin K.; Weiss, Scott T.; O'Connor, George T. (Public Library of Science, 2009-3-20)
    The ratio of forced expiratory volume in one second to forced vital capacity (FEV1/FVC) is a measure used to diagnose airflow obstruction and is highly heritable. We performed a genome-wide association study in 7,691 ...
  • Fox, Caroline S; Heard-Costa, Nancy; Cupples, L Adrienne; Dupuis, Josée; Vasan, Ramachandran S; Atwood, Larry D (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Obesity is related to multiple cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors as well as CVD and has a strong familial component. We tested for association between SNPs on the Affymetrix 100K SNP GeneChip and measures ...
  • Kiel, Douglas P; Demissie, Serkalem; Dupuis, Josée; Lunetta, Kathryn L; Murabito, Joanne M; Karasik, David (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Osteoporosis is characterized by low bone mass and compromised bone structure, heritable traits that contribute to fracture risk. There have been no genome-wide association and linkage studies for these traits ...
  • Meigs, James B; Manning, Alisa K; Fox, Caroline S; Florez, Jose C; Liu, Chunyu; Cupples, L Adrienne; Dupuis, Josée (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Susceptibility to type 2 diabetes may be conferred by genetic variants having modest effects on risk. Genome-wide fixed marker arrays offer a novel approach to detect these variants. METHODS: We used the ...
  • Benjamin, Emelia J; Dupuis, Josée; Larson, Martin G; Lunetta, Kathryn L; Booth, Sarah L; Govindaraju, Diddahally R; Kathiresan, Sekar; Keaney, John F; Keyes, Michelle J; Lin, Jing-Ping; Meigs, James B; Robins, Sander J; Rong, Jian; Schnabel, Renate; Vita, Joseph A; Wang, Thomas J; Wilson, Peter WF; Wolf, Philip A; Vasan, Ramachandran S (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Systemic biomarkers provide insights into disease pathogenesis, diagnosis, and risk stratification. Many systemic biomarker concentrations are heritable phenotypes. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) provide ...
  • Devdariani, Jaba (Boston University Center for the Study of Conflict, Ideology, and Policy, 2002-11)
  • Goltz, Thomas (Boston University Center for the Study of Conflict, Ideology, and Policy, 2001-01)

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