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    • Assessing the effect of obesity-related traits on multiple myeloma using a Mendelian randomisation approach. 

      Went, M; Sud, A; Law, PJ; Johnson, DC; Weinhold, N; Försti, A; van Duin, M; Mitchell, JS; Chen, B; Kuiper, R; Stephens, OW; Bertsch, U; Campo, C; Einsele, H; Gregory, WM; Henrion, M; Hillengass, J; Hoffmann, P; Jackson, GH; Lenive, O; Nickel, J; Nöthen, MM; da Silva Filho, MI; Thomsen, H; Walker, BA; Broyl, A; Davies, FE; Langer, C; Hansson, M; Kaiser, M; Sonneveld, P; Goldschmidt, H; Hemminki, K; Nilsson, B; Morgan, GJ; Houlston, RS (2017-06-16)
    • Author Correction: Identification of multiple risk loci and regulatory mechanisms influencing susceptibility to multiple myeloma. 

      Went, M; Sud, A; Försti, A; Halvarsson, B-M; Weinhold, N; Kimber, S; van Duin, M; Thorleifsson, G; Holroyd, A; Johnson, DC; Li, N; Orlando, G; Law, PJ; Ali, M; Chen, B; Mitchell, JS; Gudbjartsson, DF; Kuiper, R; Stephens, OW; Bertsch, U; Broderick, P; Campo, C; Bandapalli, OR; Einsele, H; Gregory, WA; Gullberg, U; Hillengass, J; Hoffmann, P; Jackson, GH; Jöckel, K-H; Johnsson, E; Kristinsson, SY; Mellqvist, U-H; Nahi, H; Easton, D; Pharoah, P; Dunning, A; Peto, J; Canzian, F; Swerdlow, A; Eeles, RA; Kote-Jarai, Z; Muir, K; Pashayan, N; PRACTICAL consortium; Nickel, J; Nöthen, MM; Rafnar, T; Ross, FM; da Silva Filho, MI; Thomsen, H; Turesson, I; Vangsted, A; Andersen, NF; Waage, A; Walker, BA; Wihlborg, A-K; Broyl, A; Davies, FE; Thorsteinsdottir, U; Langer, C; Hansson, M; Goldschmidt, H; Kaiser, M; Sonneveld, P; Stefansson, K; Morgan, GJ; Hemminki, K; Nilsson, B; Houlston, RS (2019-01-10)
      The original version of this Article contained an error in the spelling of a member of the PRACTICAL Consortium, Manuela Gago-Dominguez, which was incorrectly given as Manuela Gago Dominguez. This has now been corrected ...
    • Cancer genetics, precision prevention and a call to action. 

      Turnbull, C; Sud, A; Houlston, RS (2018-09)
      More than 15 years have passed since the identification, through linkage, of 'first-wave' susceptibility genes for common cancers (BRCA1, BRCA2, MLH1 and MSH2). These genes have strong frequency-penetrance profiles, such ...
    • Candidate gene association studies and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis. 

      Sud, A; Hemminki, K; Houlston, RS (2015-06-05)
      To evaluate the contribution of association studies of candidate polymorphisms to inherited predisposition to Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of published case-control studies. Of ...
    • Combined linkage and association analysis of classical Hodgkin lymphoma. 

      Lawrie, A; Han, S; Sud, A; Hosking, F; Cezard, T; Turner, D; Clark, C; Murray, GI; Culligan, DJ; Houlston, RS; Vickers, MA (2018-04-17)
      The heritability of classical Hodgkin lymphoma (cHL) has yet to be fully deciphered. We report a family with five members diagnosed with nodular sclerosis cHL. Genetic analysis of the family provided evidence of linkage ...
    • Familial risks of acute myeloid leukemia, myelodysplastic syndromes, and myeloproliferative neoplasms. 

      Sud, A; Chattopadhyay, S; Thomsen, H; Sundquist, K; Sundquist, J; Houlston, RS; Hemminki, K (2018-08-30)
    • Genetic correlation between multiple myeloma and chronic lymphocytic leukaemia provides evidence for shared aetiology. 

      Went, M; Sud, A; Speedy, H; Sunter, NJ; Försti, A; Law, PJ; Johnson, DC; Mirabella, F; Holroyd, A; Li, N; Orlando, G; Weinhold, N; van Duin, M; Chen, B; Mitchell, JS; Mansouri, L; Juliusson, G; Smedby, KE; Jayne, S; Majid, A; Dearden, C; Allsup, DJ; Bailey, JR; Pratt, G; Pepper, C; Fegan, C; Rosenquist, R; Kuiper, R; Stephens, OW; Bertsch, U; Broderick, P; Einsele, H; Gregory, WM; Hillengass, J; Hoffmann, P; Jackson, GH; Jöckel, K-H; Nickel, J; Nöthen, MM; da Silva Filho, MI; Thomsen, H; Walker, BA; Broyl, A; Davies, FE; Hansson, M; Goldschmidt, H; Dyer, MJS; Kaiser, M; Sonneveld, P; Morgan, GJ; Hemminki, K; Nilsson, B; Catovsky, D; Allan, JM; Houlston, RS (2018-12-21)
      The clustering of different types of B-cell malignancies in families raises the possibility of shared aetiology. To examine this, we performed cross-trait linkage disequilibrium (LD)-score regression of multiple myeloma ...
    • Genetic Predisposition to Multiple Myeloma at 5q15 Is Mediated by an ELL2 Enhancer Polymorphism. 

      Li, N; Johnson, DC; Weinhold, N; Kimber, S; Dobbins, SE; Mitchell, JS; Kinnersley, B; Sud, A; Law, PJ; Orlando, G; Scales, M; Wardell, CP; Försti, A; Hoang, PH; Went, M; Holroyd, A; Hariri, F; Pastinen, T; Meissner, T; Goldschmidt, H; Hemminki, K; Morgan, GJ; Kaiser, M; Houlston, RS (2017-09-12)
      Multiple myeloma (MM) is a malignancy of plasma cells. Genome-wide association studies have shown that variation at 5q15 influences MM risk. Here, we have sought to decipher the causal variant at 5q15 and the mechanism by ...
    • Genome-wide association analysis of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, Hodgkin lymphoma and multiple myeloma identifies pleiotropic risk loci. 

      Law, PJ; Sud, A; Mitchell, JS; Henrion, M; Orlando, G; Lenive, O; Broderick, P; Speedy, HE; Johnson, DC; Kaiser, M; Weinhold, N; Cooke, R; Sunter, NJ; Jackson, GH; Summerfield, G; Harris, RJ; Pettitt, AR; Allsup, DJ; Carmichael, J; Bailey, JR; Pratt, G; Rahman, T; Pepper, C; Fegan, C; von Strandmann, EP; Engert, A; Försti, A; Chen, B; Filho, MIDS; Thomsen, H; Hoffmann, P; Noethen, MM; Eisele, L; Jöckel, K-H; Allan, JM; Swerdlow, AJ; Goldschmidt, H; Catovsky, D; Morgan, GJ; Hemminki, K; Houlston, RS (2017-01-23)
      B-cell malignancies (BCM) originate from the same cell of origin, but at different maturation stages and have distinct clinical phenotypes. Although genetic risk variants for individual BCMs have been identified, an agnostic, ...
    • Genome-wide association studies of cancer: current insights and future perspectives. 

      Sud, A; Kinnersley, B; Houlston, RS (2017-11)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) provide an agnostic approach for investigating the genetic basis of complex diseases. In oncology, GWAS of nearly all common malignancies have been performed, and over 450 genetic ...
    • Genome-wide association study implicates immune dysfunction in the development of Hodgkin lymphoma. 

      Sud, A; Thomsen, H; Orlando, G; Försti, A; Law, PJ; Broderick, P; Cooke, R; Hariri, F; Pastinen, T; Easton, DF; Pharoah, PDP; Dunning, AM; Peto, J; Canzian, F; Eeles, R; Kote-Jarai, Z; Muir, K; Pashayan, N; Campa, D; PRACTICAL Consortium; Hoffmann, P; Nöthen, MM; Jöckel, K-H; von Strandmann, EP; Swerdlow, AJ; Engert, A; Orr, N; Hemminki, K; Houlston, RS (2018-11-08)
      To further our understanding of inherited susceptibility to Hodgkin lymphoma (HL), we performed a meta-analysis of 7 genome-wide association studies totaling 5325 HL cases and 22 423 control patients. We identify 5 new HL ...
    • Genome-wide association study of classical Hodgkin lymphoma identifies key regulators of disease susceptibility. 

      Sud, A; Thomsen, H; Law, PJ; Försti, A; Filho, MIDS; Holroyd, A; Broderick, P; Orlando, G; Lenive, O; Wright, L; Cooke, R; Easton, D; Pharoah, P; Dunning, A; Peto, J; Canzian, F; Eeles, R; Kote-Jarai, Z; Muir, K; Pashayan, N; PRACTICAL consortium; Hoffmann, P; Nöthen, MM; Jöckel, K-H; Strandmann, EPV; Lightfoot, T; Kane, E; Roman, E; Lake, A; Montgomery, D; Jarrett, RF; Swerdlow, AJ; Engert, A; Orr, N; Hemminki, K; Houlston, RS (2017-12-01)
      Several susceptibility loci for classical Hodgkin lymphoma have been reported. However, much of the heritable risk is unknown. Here, we perform a meta-analysis of two existing genome-wide association studies, a new genome-wide ...
    • Genome-wide homozygosity signature and risk of Hodgkin lymphoma. 

      Sud, A; Cooke, R; Swerdlow, AJ; Houlston, RS (2015-01)
      Recent studies have reported that regions of homozygosity (ROH) in the genome are detectable in outbred populations and can be associated with an increased risk of malignancy. To examine whether homozygosity is associated ...
    • Identification of multiple risk loci and regulatory mechanisms influencing susceptibility to multiple myeloma. 

      Went, M; Sud, A; Försti, A; Halvarsson, B-M; Weinhold, N; Kimber, S; van Duin, M; Thorleifsson, G; Holroyd, A; Johnson, DC; Li, N; Orlando, G; Law, PJ; Ali, M; Chen, B; Mitchell, JS; Gudbjartsson, DF; Kuiper, R; Stephens, OW; Bertsch, U; Broderick, P; Campo, C; Bandapalli, OR; Einsele, H; Gregory, WA; Gullberg, U; Hillengass, J; Hoffmann, P; Jackson, GH; Jöckel, K-H; Johnsson, E; Kristinsson, SY; Mellqvist, U-H; Nahi, H; Easton, D; Pharoah, P; Dunning, A; Peto, J; Canzian, F; Swerdlow, A; Eeles, RA; Kote-Jarai, Z; Muir, K; Pashayan, N; Nickel, J; Nöthen, MM; Rafnar, T; Ross, FM; da Silva Filho, MI; Thomsen, H; Turesson, I; Vangsted, A; Andersen, NF; Waage, A; Walker, BA; Wihlborg, A-K; Broyl, A; Davies, FE; Thorsteinsdottir, U; Langer, C; Hansson, M; Goldschmidt, H; Kaiser, M; Sonneveld, P; Stefansson, K; Morgan, GJ; Hemminki, K; Nilsson, B; Houlston, RS; PRACTICAL consortium (2018-09-13)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have transformed our understanding of susceptibility to multiple myeloma (MM), but much of the heritability remains unexplained. We report a new GWAS, a meta-analysis with previous ...
    • Identification of multiple risk loci and regulatory mechanisms influencing susceptibility to multiple myeloma. 

      Went, M; Sud, A; Försti, A; Halvarsson, B-M; Weinhold, N; Kimber, S; van Duin, M; Thorleifsson, G; Holroyd, A; Johnson, DC; Li, N; Orlando, G; Law, PJ; Ali, M; Chen, B; Mitchell, JS; Gudbjartsson, DF; Kuiper, R; Stephens, OW; Bertsch, U; Broderick, P; Campo, C; Bandapalli, OR; Einsele, H; Gregory, WA; Gullberg, U; Hillengass, J; Hoffmann, P; Jackson, GH; Jöckel, K-H; Johnsson, E; Kristinsson, SY; Mellqvist, U-H; Nahi, H; Easton, D; Pharoah, P; Dunning, A; Peto, J; Canzian, F; Swerdlow, A; Eeles, RA; Kote-Jarai, Z; Muir, K; Pashayan, N; Nickel, J; Nöthen, MM; Rafnar, T; Ross, FM; da Silva Filho, MI; Thomsen, H; Turesson, I; Vangsted, A; Andersen, NF; Waage, A; Walker, BA; Wihlborg, A-K; Broyl, A; Davies, FE; Thorsteinsdottir, U; Langer, C; Hansson, M; Goldschmidt, H; Kaiser, M; Sonneveld, P; Stefansson, K; Morgan, GJ; Hemminki, K; Nilsson, B; Houlston, RS; PRACTICAL consortium (2018-09-13)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have transformed our understanding of susceptibility to multiple myeloma (MM), but much of the heritability remains unexplained. We report a new GWAS, a meta-analysis with previous ...
    • Impact of atopy on risk of glioma: a Mendelian randomisation study. 

      Disney-Hogg, L; Cornish, AJ; Sud, A; Law, PJ; Kinnersley, B; Jacobs, DI; Ostrom, QT; Labreche, K; Eckel-Passow, JE; Armstrong, GN; Claus, EB; Il'yasova, D; Schildkraut, J; Barnholtz-Sloan, JS; Olson, SH; Bernstein, JL; Lai, RK; Schoemaker, MJ; Simon, M; Hoffmann, P; Nöthen, MM; Jöckel, K-H; Chanock, S; Rajaraman, P; Johansen, C; Jenkins, RB; Melin, BS; Wrensch, MR; Sanson, M; Bondy, ML; Houlston, RS (2018-03-15)
      BACKGROUND: An inverse relationship between allergies with glioma risk has been reported in several but not all epidemiological observational studies. We performed an analysis of genetic variants associated with atopy to ...
    • Influence of obesity-related risk factors in the aetiology of glioma. 

      Disney-Hogg, L; Sud, A; Law, PJ; Cornish, AJ; Kinnersley, B; Ostrom, QT; Labreche, K; Eckel-Passow, JE; Armstrong, GN; Claus, EB; Il'yasova, D; Schildkraut, J; Barnholtz-Sloan, JS; Olson, SH; Bernstein, JL; Lai, RK; Swerdlow, AJ; Simon, M; Hoffmann, P; Nöthen, MM; Jöckel, K-H; Chanock, S; Rajaraman, P; Johansen, C; Jenkins, RB; Melin, BS; Wrensch, MR; Sanson, M; Bondy, ML; Houlston, RS (2018-04)
      BACKGROUND: Obesity and related factors have been implicated as possible aetiological factors for the development of glioma in epidemiological observation studies. We used genetic markers in a Mendelian randomisation ...
    • Leveraging Human Genetics to Guide Cancer Drug Development. 

      Kinnersley, B; Sud, A; Coker, EA; Tym, JE; Di Micco, P; Al-Lazikani, B; Houlston, RS (2018-12)
      PURPOSE: The high attrition rate of cancer drug development programs is a barrier to realizing the promise of precision oncology. We have examined whether the genetic insights from genome-wide association studies of cancer ...
    • Mendelian randomisation analysis provides no evidence for a relationship between adult height and testicular cancer risk. 

      Levy, M; Hall, D; Sud, A; Law, P; Litchfield, K; Dudakia, D; Haugen, TB; Karlsson, R; Reid, A; Huddart, RA; Grotmol, T; Wiklund, F; Houlston, RS; Turnbull, C (2017-09)
      Observational studies have suggested anthropometric traits, particularly increased height are associated with an elevated risk of testicular cancer (testicular germ cell tumour). However, there is an inconsistency between ...
    • Mendelian randomisation implicates hyperlipidaemia as a risk factor for colorectal cancer. 

      Rodriguez-Broadbent, H; Law, PJ; Sud, A; Palin, K; Tuupanen, S; Gylfe, A; Hänninen, UA; Cajuso, T; Tanskanen, T; Kondelin, J; Kaasinen, E; Sarin, A-P; Ripatti, S; Eriksson, JG; Rissanen, H; Knekt, P; Pukkala, E; Jousilahti, P; Salomaa, V; Palotie, A; Renkonen-Sinisalo, L; Lepistö, A; Böhm, J; Mecklin, J-P; Al-Tassan, NA; Palles, C; Martin, L; Barclay, E; Farrington, SM; Timofeeva, MN; Meyer, BF; Wakil, SM; Campbell, H; Smith, CG; Idziaszczyk, S; Maughan, TS; Kaplan, R; Kerr, R; Kerr, D; Passarelli, MN; Figueiredo, JC; Buchanan, DD; Win, AK; Hopper, JL; Jenkins, MA; Lindor, NM; Newcomb, PA; Gallinger, S; Conti, D; Schumacher, F; Casey, G; Aaltonen, LA; Cheadle, JP; Tomlinson, IP; Dunlop, MG; Houlston, RS (2017-06-15)
      While elevated blood cholesterol has been associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer (CRC) in observational studies, causality is uncertain. Here we apply a Mendelian randomisation (MR) analysis to examine the ...