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  • Levy, Daniel; Larson, Martin G; Benjamin, Emelia J; Newton-Cheh, Christopher; Wang, Thomas J; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Vasan, Ramachandran S; Mitchell, Gary F (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: About one quarter of adults are hypertensive and high blood pressure carries increased risk for heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and death. Increased arterial stiffness is a key factor in the pathogenesis ...
  • Larson, Martin G; Atwood, Larry D; Benjamin, Emelia J; Cupples, L Adrienne; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Fox, Caroline S; Govindaraju, Diddahally R; Guo, Chao-Yu; Heard-Costa, Nancy L; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Murabito, Joanne M; Newton-Cheh, Christopher; O'Donnell, Christopher J; Seshadri, Sudha; Vasan, Ramachandran S; Wang, Thomas J; Wolf, Philip A; Levy, Daniel (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its most common manifestations – including coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, heart failure (HF), and atrial fibrillation (AF) – are major causes of morbidity and mortality. ...
  • Larson, Martin; Atwood, Larry; Benjamin, Emelia; Cupples, L Adrienne; D'Agostino, Ralph; Fox, Caroline; Govindaraju, Diddahally; Guo, Chao-Yu; Heard-Costa, Nancy; Hwang, Shih-Jen; et al. (2007)
    BACKGROUND:Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its most common manifestations - including coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, heart failure (HF), and atrial fibrillation (AF) - are major causes of morbidity ...
  • Cupples, L Adrienne; Arruda, Heather T; Benjamin, Emelia J; D'Agostino, Ralph B; Demissie, Serkalem; DeStefano, Anita L; Dupuis, Josée; Falls, Kathleen M; Fox, Caroline S; Gottlieb, Daniel J; Govindaraju, Diddahally R; Guo, Chao-Yu; Heard-Costa, Nancy L; Hwang, Shih-Jen; Kathiresan, Sekar; Kiel, Douglas P; Laramie, Jason M; Larson, Martin G; Levy, Daniel; Liu, Chun-Yu; Lunetta, Kathryn L; Mailman, Matthew D; Manning, Alisa K; Meigs, James B; Murabito, Joanne M; Newton-Cheh, Christopher; O'Connor, George T; O'Donnell, Christopher J; Pandey, Mona; Seshadri, Sudha; Vasan, Ramachandran S; Wang, Zhen Y; Wilk, Jemma B; Wolf, Philip A; Yang, Qiong; Atwood, Larry D (BioMed Central, 2007-9-19)
    BACKGROUND: The Framingham Heart Study (FHS), founded in 1948 to examine the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease, is among the most comprehensively characterized multi-generational studies in the world. Many collected ...
  • Yang, Qiong; Chazaro, Irmarie; Cui, Jing; Guo, Chao-Yu; Demissie, Serkalem; Larson, Martin; Atwood, Larry D; Cupples, L Adrienne; DeStefano, Anita L (BioMed Central, 2003-12-31)
    BACKGROUND. We explored three approaches to heritability and linkage analyses of longitudinal total cholesterol levels (CHOL) in the Genetic Analysis Workshop 13 simulated data without knowing the answers. The first two ...
  • 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) ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sam, Susan; Haffner, Steven; Davidson, Michael H.; D'Agostino, Ralph B.; Feinstein, Steven; Kondos, George; Perez, Alfonso; Mazzone, Theodore (American Diabetes Association, 2009-7-10)
    OBJECTIVE: Greater accumulation of visceral fat is strongly linked to risk of cardiovascular disease. However, elevated waist circumference by itself does not always identify individuals with increased visceral fat. RESEARCH ...
  • Chen, Ming-Huei; Van Eerdewegh, Paul; Dupuis, Josée (BioMed Central, 2005-12-30)
    We applied three approaches for the identification of polymorphisms explaining the linkage evidence to the Genetic Analysis Workshop 14 simulated data: 1) the genotype-IBD sharing test (GIST); 2) an approach suggested by ...
  • Guo, Chao-Yu (BioMed Central, 2007-12-18)
    The transmission/disequilibrium test was introduced to test for linkage and association between a marker and a putative disease locus using case-parent triads. Several extensions have been proposed to accommodate incomplete ...
  • Guo, Chao-Yu; Cui, Jing; Cupples, L Adrienne (BioMed Central, 2005-12-30)
    The transmission/disequilibrium test was introduced to test for linkage disequilibrium between a marker and a putative disease locus using case-parent trios. However, parental genotypes may be incomplete in such a study. ...
  • Holloway, Dustin T; Kon, Mark; DeLisi, Charles (BioMed Central, 2008-6-18)
    BACKGROUND. An important goal in bioinformatics is to unravel the network of transcription factors (TFs) and their targets. This is important in the human genome, where many TFs are involved in disease progression. Here, ...
  • Jiang, Xiaoyu; Nariai, Naoki; Steffen, Martin; Kasif, Simon; Kolaczyk, Eric D (BioMed Central, 2008-8-22)
    BACKGROUND. In the current climate of high-throughput computational biology, the inference of a protein's function from related measurements, such as protein-protein interaction relations, has become a canonical task. Most ...
  • Jiang, Xiaoyu; Nariai, Naoki; Steffen, Martin; Kasif, Simon; Kolaczyk, Eric (2008)
    BACKGROUND:In the current climate of high-throughput computational biology, the inference of a protein's function from related measurements, such as protein-protein interaction relations, has become a ...
  • Chen, Ming-Huei; Cui, Jing; Guo, Chao-Yu; Cupples, L Adrienne; Van Eerdewegh, Paul; Dupuis, Josée; Yang, Qiong (BioMed Central, 2007-12-18)
    There has been a growing interest in developing strategies for identifying single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that explain a linkage signal by joint modeling of linkage and association. We compare several existing ...

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