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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 (2018-11-15)
      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 ...
    • 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 (2017-09-12)
      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 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 (vol 9, 1340, 2018) 

      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; Noethen, MM; Heilmann-Heimbach, S; Joeckel, K-H; Easton, DF; Pharaoh, PDP; Dunning, AM; Peto, J; Canzian, F; Swerdlow, A; Eeles, RA; Kote-Jarai, Z; Muir, K; Pashayan, N; Henderson, BE; Haiman, CA; Benlloch, S; Schumacher, FR; Al Olama, AA; Berndt, SI; Conti, DV; Wiklund, F; Chanock, S; Stevens, VL; Tangen, CM; Batra, J; Clements, J; Gronberg, H; Schleutker, J; Albanes, D; Weinstein, S; Wolk, A; West, C; Mucci, L; Cancel-Tassin, G; Koutros, S; Sorensen, KD; Maehle, L; Neal, DE; Travis, RC; Hamilton, RJ; Ingles, SA; Rosenstein, B; Lu, Y-J; Giles, GG; Kibel, AS; Vega, A; Kogevinas, M; Penney, KL; Park, JY; Stanford, JL; Cybulski, C; Nordestgaard, BG; Brenner, H; Maier, C; Kim, J; John, EM; Teixeira, MR; Neuhausen, SL; De Ruyck, K; Razack, A; Newcomb, LF; Lessel, D; Kaneva, R; Usmani, N; Claessens, F; Townsend, PA; Gago-Dominguez, M; Roobol, MJ; Menegaux, F; Greaves, M; Zimmerman, M; Bartram, CR; Schrappe, M; Stanulla, M; Hemminki, K; Houlston, RS; Consortium, PRACTICAL (2019-01-21)
    • 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 ...
    • Germline mutations in shelterin complex genes are associated with familial chronic lymphocytic leukemia. 

      Speedy, HE; Kinnersley, B; Chubb, D; Broderick, P; Law, PJ; Litchfield, K; Jayne, S; Dyer, MJ; Dearden, C; Follows, GA; Catovsky, D; Houlston, RS (2016-08-15)
      Chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) can be familial, however thus far no rare germline disruptive alleles for CLL have been identified. We performed whole-exome sequencing of 66 CLL families, identifying four families where ...
    • 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 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; Ll'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 ...
    • 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 (2016-01)
      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, KT; 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 ...
    • Transcriptome-wide association study identifies new candidate susceptibility genes for glioma. 

      Atkins, I; Kinnersley, B; Ostrom, QT; Labreche, K; Il'yasova, D; Armstrong, GN; Eckel-Passow, JE; Schoemaker, MJ; Nöthen, MM; Barnholtz-Sloan, JS; Swerdlow, AJ; Simon, M; Rajaraman, P; Chanock, SJ; Shildkraut, J; Bernstein, JL; Hoffmann, P; Jöckel, K-H; Lai, RK; Claus, EB; Olson, SH; Johansen, C; Wrensch, MR; Melin, B; Jenkins, RB; Sanson, M; Bondy, ML; Houlston, RS (2019-02-01)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have so far identified 25 loci associated with glioma risk, with most showing specificity for either glioblastoma (GBM) or non-GBM tumors. The majority of these GWAS susceptibility ...
    • Undefined familial colorectal cancer and the role of pleiotropism in cancer susceptibility genes. 

      Dobbins, SE; Broderick, P; Chubb, D; Kinnersley, B; Sherborne, AL; Houlston, RS (2016-10)
      Although family history is a major risk factor for colorectal cancer (CRC) a genetic diagnosis cannot be obtained in over 50 % of familial cases when screened for known CRC cancer susceptibility genes. The genetics of ...
    • Validation of Recently Proposed Colorectal Cancer Susceptibility Gene Variants in an Analysis of Families and Patients-a Systematic Review. 

      Broderick, P; Dobbins, SE; Chubb, D; Kinnersley, B; Dunlop, MG; Tomlinson, I; Houlston, RS (2016-10-03)
      High-throughput sequencing analysis has accelerated searches for genes associated with risk for colorectal cancer (CRC); germline mutations in NTHL1, RPS20, FANCM, FAN1, TP53, BUB1, BUB3, LRP6, and PTPN12 have been recently ...