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    • Age-specific genome-wide association study in glioblastoma identifies increased proportion of 'lower grade glioma'-like features associated with younger age. 

      Ostrom, QT; Kinnersley, B; Armstrong, G; Rice, T; Chen, Y; Wiencke, JK; McCoy, LS; Hansen, HM; Amos, CI; Bernstein, JL; Claus, EB; Eckel-Passow, JE; Il'yasova, D; Johansen, C; Lachance, DH; Lai, RK; Merrell, RT; Olson, SH; Sadetzki, S; Schildkraut, JM; Shete, S; Rubin, JB; Andersson, U; Rajaraman, P; Chanock, SJ; Linet, MS; Wang, Z; Yeager, M; GliomaScan consortium; Houlston, RS; Jenkins, RB; Wrensch, MR; Melin, B; Bondy, ML; Barnholtz-Sloan, JS (2018-11)
      Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common malignant brain tumor in the United States. Incidence of GBM increases with age, and younger age-at-diagnosis is significantly associated with improved prognosis. While the relationship ...
    • An enhanced genetic model of relapsed IGH-translocated multiple myeloma evolutionary dynamics. 

      Hoang, PH; Cornish, AJ; Sherborne, AL; Chubb, D; Kimber, S; Jackson, G; Morgan, GJ; Cook, G; Kinnersley, B; Kaiser, M; Houlston, RS (2020-10-14)
      Most patients with multiple myeloma (MM) die from progressive disease after relapse. To advance our understanding of MM evolution mechanisms, we performed whole-genome sequencing of 80 IGH-translocated tumour-normal newly ...
    • Assessment of polygenic architecture and risk prediction based on common variants across fourteen cancers. 

      Zhang, YD; Hurson, AN; Zhang, H; Choudhury, PP; Easton, DF; Milne, RL; Simard, J; Hall, P; Michailidou, K; Dennis, J; Schmidt, MK; Chang-Claude, J; Gharahkhani, P; Whiteman, D; Campbell, PT; Hoffmeister, M; Jenkins, M; Peters, U; Hsu, L; Gruber, SB; Casey, G; Schmit, SL; O'Mara, TA; Spurdle, AB; Thompson, DJ; Tomlinson, I; De Vivo, I; Landi, MT; Law, MH; Iles, MM; Demenais, F; Kumar, R; MacGregor, S; Bishop, DT; Ward, SV; Bondy, ML; Houlston, R; Wiencke, JK; Melin, B; Barnholtz-Sloan, J; Kinnersley, B; Wrensch, MR; Amos, CI; Hung, RJ; Brennan, P; McKay, J; Caporaso, NE; Berndt, SI; Birmann, BM; Camp, NJ; Kraft, P; Rothman, N; Slager, SL; Berchuck, A; Pharoah, PDP; Sellers, TA; Gayther, SA; Pearce, CL; Goode, EL; Schildkraut, JM; Moysich, KB; Amundadottir, LT; Jacobs, EJ; Klein, AP; Petersen, GM; Risch, HA; Stolzenberg-Solomon, RZ; Wolpin, BM; Li, D; Eeles, RA; Haiman, CA; Kote-Jarai, Z; Schumacher, FR; Al Olama, AA; Purdue, MP; Scelo, G; Dalgaard, MD; Greene, MH; Grotmol, T; Kanetsky, PA; McGlynn, KA; Nathanson, KL; Turnbull, C; Wiklund, F; Breast Cancer Association Consortium (BCAC); Barrett’s and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma Consortium (BEACON); Colon Cancer Family Registry (CCFR); Transdisciplinary Studies of Genetic Variation in Colorectal Cancer (CORECT); Endometrial Cancer Association Consortium (ECAC); Genetics and Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer Consortium (GECCO); Melanoma Genetics Consortium (GenoMEL); Glioma International Case-Control Study (GICC); International Lung Cancer Consortium (ILCCO); Integrative Analysis of Lung Cancer Etiology and Risk (INTEGRAL) Consortium; International Consortium of Investigators Working on Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Epidemiologic Studies (InterLymph); Ovarian Cancer Association Consortium (OCAC); Oral Cancer GWAS; Pancreatic Cancer Case-Control Consortium (PanC4); Pancreatic Cancer Cohort Consortium (PanScan); Prostate Cancer Association Group to Investigate Cancer Associated Alterations in the Genome (PRACTICAL); Renal Cancer GWAS; Testicular Cancer Consortium (TECAC); Chanock, SJ; Chatterjee, N; Garcia-Closas, M (2020-07-03)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have led to the identification of hundreds of susceptibility loci across cancers, but the impact of further studies remains uncertain. Here we analyse summary-level data from GWAS of ...
    • Capture Hi-C Library Generation and Analysis to Detect Chromatin Interactions. 

      Orlando, G; Kinnersley, B; Houlston, RS (2018-07-06)
      Chromosome conformation capture (3C), coupled with next-generation sequencing (Hi-C), provides a means for deciphering not only the principles underlying genome folding and architecture, but more broadly, the role 3D ...
    • Diffuse gliomas classified by 1p/19q co-deletion, TERT promoter and IDH mutation status are associated with specific genetic risk loci. 

      Labreche, K; Kinnersley, B; Berzero, G; Di Stefano, AL; Rahimian, A; Detrait, I; Marie, Y; Grenier-Boley, B; Hoang-Xuan, K; Delattre, J-Y; Idbaih, A; Houlston, RS; Sanson, M (2018-05)
      Recent genome-wide association studies of glioma have led to the discovery of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) at 25 loci influencing risk. Gliomas are heterogeneous, hence to investigate the relationship between ...
    • 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)
      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 Studies in Glioma. 

      Kinnersley, B; Houlston, RS; Bondy, ML (2018-04)
      Since the first reports in 2009, genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been successful in identifying germline variants associated with glioma susceptibility. In this review, we describe a chronological history of ...
    • 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 identifies susceptibility loci for B-cell childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. 

      Vijayakrishnan, J; Studd, J; Broderick, P; Kinnersley, B; Holroyd, A; Law, PJ; Kumar, R; Allan, JM; Harrison, CJ; Moorman, AV; Vora, A; Roman, E; Rachakonda, S; Kinsey, SE; Sheridan, E; Thompson, PD; Irving, JA; Koehler, R; Hoffmann, P; Nöthen, MM; Heilmann-Heimbach, S; Jöckel, K-H; Easton, DF; Pharaoh, PDP; Dunning, AM; Peto, J; Canzian, F; Swerdlow, A; Eeles, RA; Kote-Jarai, Z; Muir, K; Pashayan, N; PRACTICAL Consortium; Greaves, M; Zimmerman, M; Bartram, CR; Schrappe, M; Stanulla, M; Hemminki, K; Houlston, RS (2018-04-09)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have advanced our understanding of susceptibility to B-cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (BCP-ALL); however, much of the heritable risk remains unidentified. Here, we perform ...
    • Genome-wide association study of glioma subtypes identifies specific differences in genetic susceptibility to glioblastoma and non-glioblastoma tumors. 

      Melin, BS; Barnholtz-Sloan, JS; Wrensch, MR; Johansen, C; Il'yasova, D; Kinnersley, B; Ostrom, QT; Labreche, K; Chen, Y; Armstrong, G; Liu, Y; Eckel-Passow, JE; Decker, PA; Labussière, M; Idbaih, A; Hoang-Xuan, K; Di Stefano, A-L; Mokhtari, K; Delattre, J-Y; Broderick, P; Galan, P; Gousias, K; Schramm, J; Schoemaker, MJ; Fleming, SJ; Herms, S; Heilmann, S; Nöthen, MM; Wichmann, H-E; Schreiber, S; Swerdlow, A; Lathrop, M; Simon, M; Sanson, M; Andersson, U; Rajaraman, P; Chanock, S; Linet, M; Wang, Z; Yeager, M; GliomaScan Consortium; Wiencke, JK; Hansen, H; McCoy, L; Rice, T; Kosel, ML; Sicotte, H; Amos, CI; Bernstein, JL; Davis, F; Lachance, D; Lau, C; Merrell, RT; Shildkraut, J; Ali-Osman, F; Sadetzki, S; Scheurer, M; Shete, S; Lai, RK; Claus, EB; Olson, SH; Jenkins, RB; Houlston, RS; Bondy, ML (2017-05)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have transformed our understanding of glioma susceptibility, but individual studies have had limited power to identify risk loci. We performed a meta-analysis of existing GWAS and two ...
    • Identification of four novel associations for B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia risk. 

      Vijayakrishnan, J; Qian, M; Studd, JB; Yang, W; Kinnersley, B; Law, PJ; Broderick, P; Raetz, EA; Allan, J; Pui, C-H; Vora, A; Evans, WE; Moorman, A; Yeoh, A; Yang, W; Li, C; Bartram, CR; Mullighan, CG; Zimmerman, M; Hunger, SP; Schrappe, M; Relling, MV; Stanulla, M; Loh, ML; Houlston, RS; Yang, JJ (2019-11-25)
      There is increasing evidence for a strong inherited genetic basis of susceptibility to acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in children. To identify new risk variants for B-cell ALL (B-ALL) we conducted a meta-analysis with ...
    • 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)
      <h4>Background</h4>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 ...
    • Lack of association between modifiable exposures and glioma risk: a Mendelian randomization analysis. 

      Saunders, CN; Cornish, AJ; Kinnersley, B; Law, PJ; Claus, EB; Il'yasova, D; Schildkraut, J; Barnholtz-Sloan, JS; Olson, SH; Bernstein, JL; Lai, RK; Chanock, S; Rajaraman, P; Johansen, C; Jenkins, RB; Melin, BS; Wrensch, MR; Sanson, M; Bondy, ML; Houlston, RS (2020-02)
      Background The etiological basis of glioma is poorly understood. We have used genetic markers in a Mendelian randomization (MR) framework to examine if lifestyle, cardiometabolic, and inflammatory factors influence the ...
    • 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 study of the relationship between vitamin D and risk of glioma. 

      Takahashi, H; Cornish, AJ; Sud, A; Law, PJ; 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; 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; Turnbull, C; Houlston, RS (2018-02-05)
      To examine for a causal relationship between vitamin D and glioma risk we performed an analysis of genetic variants associated with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) levels using Mendelian randomisation (MR), an approach ...
    • Partitioned glioma heritability shows subtype-specific enrichment in immune cells. 

      Ostrom, QT; Edelson, J; Byun, J; Han, Y; Kinnersley, B; Melin, B; Houlston, RS; Monje, M; Walsh, KM; Amos, CI; Bondy, ML (2021-03-20)
      Background Epidemiological studies of adult glioma have identified genetic syndromes and 25 heritable risk loci that modify individual risk for glioma, as well increased risk in association with exposure to ionizing radiation ...
    • Phenome-wide association analysis of LDL-cholesterol lowering genetic variants in PCSK9. 

      Schmidt, AF; Holmes, MV; Preiss, D; Swerdlow, DI; Denaxas, S; Fatemifar, G; Faraway, R; Finan, C; Valentine, D; Fairhurst-Hunter, Z; Hartwig, FP; Horta, BL; Hypponen, E; Power, C; Moldovan, M; van Iperen, E; Hovingh, K; Demuth, I; Norman, K; Steinhagen-Thiessen, E; Demuth, J; Bertram, L; Lill, CM; Coassin, S; Willeit, J; Kiechl, S; Willeit, K; Mason, D; Wright, J; Morris, R; Wanamethee, G; Whincup, P; Ben-Shlomo, Y; McLachlan, S; Price, JF; Kivimaki, M; Welch, C; Sanchez-Galvez, A; Marques-Vidal, P; Nicolaides, A; Panayiotou, AG; Onland-Moret, NC; van der Schouw, YT; Matullo, G; Fiorito, G; Guarrera, S; Sacerdote, C; Wareham, NJ; Langenberg, C; Scott, RA; Luan, J; Bobak, M; Malyutina, S; Pająk, A; Kubinova, R; Tamosiunas, A; Pikhart, H; Grarup, N; Pedersen, O; Hansen, T; Linneberg, A; Jess, T; Cooper, J; Humphries, SE; Brilliant, M; Kitchner, T; Hakonarson, H; Carrell, DS; McCarty, CA; Lester, KH; Larson, EB; Crosslin, DR; de Andrade, M; Roden, DM; Denny, JC; Carty, C; Hancock, S; Attia, J; Holliday, E; Scott, R; Schofield, P; O'Donnell, M; Yusuf, S; Chong, M; Pare, G; van der Harst, P; Said, MA; Eppinga, RN; Verweij, N; Snieder, H; Lifelines Cohort authors; Christen, T; Mook-Kanamori, DO; ICBP Consortium; Gustafsson, S; Lind, L; Ingelsson, E; Pazoki, R; Franco, O; Hofman, A; Uitterlinden, A; Dehghan, A; Teumer, A; Baumeister, S; Dörr, M; Lerch, MM; Völker, U; Völzke, H; Ward, J; Pell, JP; Meade, T; Christophersen, IE; Maitland-van der Zee, AH; Baranova, EV; Young, R; Ford, I; Campbell, A; Padmanabhan, S; Bots, ML; Grobbee, DE; Froguel, P; Thuillier, D; Roussel, R; Bonnefond, A; Cariou, B; Smart, M; Bao, Y; Kumari, M; Mahajan, A; Hopewell, JC; Seshadri, S; METASTROKE Consortium of the ISGC; Dale, C; Costa, RPE; Ridker, PM; Chasman, DI; Reiner, AP; Ritchie, MD; Lange, LA; Cornish, AJ; Dobbins, SE; Hemminki, K; Kinnersley, B; Sanson, M; Labreche, K; Simon, M; Bondy, M; Law, P; Speedy, H; Allan, J; Li, N; Went, M; Weinhold, N; Morgan, G; Sonneveld, P; Nilsson, B; Goldschmidt, H; Sud, A; Engert, A; Hansson, M; Hemingway, H; Asselbergs, FW; Patel, RS; Keating, BJ; Sattar, N; Houlston, R; Casas, JP; Hingorani, AD (2019-10-29)
      <h4>Background</h4>We characterised the phenotypic consequence of genetic variation at the PCSK9 locus and compared findings with recent trials of pharmacological inhibitors of PCSK9.<h4>Methods</h4>Published and individual ...
    • Rare disruptive mutations and their contribution to the heritable risk of colorectal cancer. 

      Chubb, D; Broderick, P; Dobbins, SE; Frampton, M; Kinnersley, B; Penegar, S; Price, A; Ma, YP; Sherborne, AL; Palles, C; Timofeeva, MN; Bishop, DT; Dunlop, MG; Tomlinson, I; Houlston, RS (2016-06-22)
      Colorectal cancer (CRC) displays a complex pattern of inheritance. It is postulated that much of the missing heritability of CRC is enshrined in high-impact rare alleles, which are mechanistically and clinically important. ...
    • Rare variants of large effect in BRCA2 and CHEK2 affect risk of lung cancer. 

      Wang, Y; McKay, JD; Rafnar, T; Wang, Z; Timofeeva, MN; Broderick, P; Zong, X; Laplana, M; Wei, Y; Han, Y; Lloyd, A; Delahaye-Sourdeix, M; Chubb, D; Gaborieau, V; Wheeler, W; Chatterjee, N; Thorleifsson, G; Sulem, P; Liu, G; Kaaks, R; Henrion, M; Kinnersley, B; Vallée, M; LeCalvez-Kelm, F; Stevens, VL; Gapstur, SM; Chen, WV; Zaridze, D; Szeszenia-Dabrowska, N; Lissowska, J; Rudnai, P; Fabianova, E; Mates, D; Bencko, V; Foretova, L; Janout, V; Krokan, HE; Gabrielsen, ME; Skorpen, F; Vatten, L; Njølstad, I; Chen, C; Goodman, G; Benhamou, S; Vooder, T; Välk, K; Nelis, M; Metspalu, A; Lener, M; Lubiński, J; Johansson, M; Vineis, P; Agudo, A; Clavel-Chapelon, F; Bueno-de-Mesquita, HB; Trichopoulos, D; Khaw, K-T; Johansson, M; Weiderpass, E; Tjønneland, A; Riboli, E; Lathrop, M; Scelo, G; Albanes, D; Caporaso, NE; Ye, Y; Gu, J; Wu, X; Spitz, MR; Dienemann, H; Rosenberger, A; Su, L; Matakidou, A; Eisen, T; Stefansson, K; Risch, A; Chanock, SJ; Christiani, DC; Hung, RJ; Brennan, P; Landi, MT; Houlston, RS; Amos, CI (2014-07)
      We conducted imputation to the 1000 Genomes Project of four genome-wide association studies of lung cancer in populations of European ancestry (11,348 cases and 15,861 controls) and genotyped an additional 10,246 cases and ...