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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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  • Higher adiposity and mental health: causal inference using Mendelian randomization

    Casanova, F., O’Loughlin, J., Beaumont, R. N., Wood, A. R., Watkins, E. R., Freathy, R. M., Hagenaars, S. P., Frayling, T. M., Yaghootkar, H. & Tyrrell, J., 15 Dec 2021, In: Human Molecular Genetics. 30, 24, p. 2371-2382 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    19 Citations (Scopus)
  • Genetic Evidence for Causal Relationships Between Maternal Obesity-Related Traits and Birth Weight

    Tyrrell, J., Richmond, R. C., Palmer, T. M., Feenstra, B., Rangarajan, J., Metrustry, S., Cavadino, A., Paternoster, L., Armstrong, L. L., De Silva, N. M. G., Wood, A. R., Horikoshi, M., Geller, F., Myhre, R., Bradfield, J. P., Kreiner-Møller, E., Huikari, V., Painter, J. N., Hottenga, J-J., Allard, C., & 31 othersBerry, D. J., Bouchard, L., Das, S., Evans, D. M., Hakonarson, H., Hayes, M. G., Heikkinen, J., Hofman, A., Knight, B., Lind, P. A., McCarthy, M. I., McMahon, G., Medland, S. E., Melbye, M., Morris, A. P., Nodzenski, M., Reichetzeder, C., Ring, S. M., Sebert, S., Sengpiel, V., Sørensen, T. I. A., Willemsen, G., de Geus, E. J. C., Martin, N. G., Spector, T. D., Power, C., Järvelin, M-R., Bisgaard, H., Grant, S. F. A., Nohr, E. A. & Early Growth Genetics (EGG) Consortium, 15 Mar 2016, In: JAMA. 315, 11, p. 1129-40 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    184 Citations (Scopus)
    156 Downloads (Pure)
  • Biological interpretation of genome-wide association studies using predicted gene functions

    Pers, T. H., Karjalainen, J. M., Chan, Y., Westra, H-J., Wood, A. R., Yang, J., Lui, J. C., Vedantam, S., Gustafsson, S., Esko, T., Frayling, T., Speliotes, E. K., Genetic Investigation of ANthropometric Traits (GIANT) Consortium, Boehnke, M., Raychaudhuri, S., Fehrmann, R. S. N., Hirschhorn, J. N. & Franke, L., 19 Jan 2015, In: Nature Communications. 6, 9 p., 5890.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    506 Citations (Scopus)
  • Directional dominance on stature and cognition in diverse human populations

    Joshi, P. K., Esko, T., Mattsson, H., Eklund, N., Gandin, I., Nutile, T., Jackson, A. U., Schurmann, C., Smith, A. V., Zhang, W., Okada, Y., Stančáková, A., Faul, J. D., Zhao, W., Bartz, T. M., Concas, M. P., Franceschini, N., Enroth, S., Vitart, V., Trompet, S., & 31 othersGuo, X., Chasman, D. I., O'Connel, J. R., Corre, T., Nongmaithem, S. S., Chen, Y., Mangino, M., Ruggiero, D., Traglia, M., Farmaki, A-E., Kacprowski, T., Bjonnes, A., van der Spek, A., Wu, Y., Giri, A. K., Yanek, L. R., Wang, L., Hofer, E., Rietveld, C. A., Lataniotis, L., Wood, A. R., Hammond, C. J., Harris, S. E., Hysi, P. G., Lehne, B., Menni, C., Wilson, J. G., Spector, T. D., Weir, D. R., Chambers, J. C. & BioBank Japan Project, 23 Jul 2015, In: NATURE. 523, 7561, p. 459-462 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    Open Access
    117 Citations (Scopus)
    195 Downloads (Pure)
  • New genetic loci link adipose and insulin biology to body fat distribution

    Shungin, D., Winkler, T. W., Croteau-Chonka, D. C., Ferreira, T., Locke, A. E., Mägi, R., Strawbridge, R. J., Pers, T. H., Fischer, K., Justice, A. E., Workalemahu, T., Wu, J. M. W., Buchkovich, M. L., Heard-Costa, N. L., Roman, T. S., Drong, A. W., Song, C., Gustafsson, S., Day, F. R., Esko, T., & 31 othersFall, T., Kutalik, Z., Luan, J., Randall, J. C., Scherag, A., Vedantam, S., Wood, A. R., Chen, J., Fehrmann, R., Karjalainen, J., Kahali, B., Liu, C-T., Schmidt, E. M., Absher, D., Amin, N., Anderson, D., Beekman, M., Bragg-Gresham, J. L., Buyske, S., Demirkan, A., Ehret, G. B., Feitosa, M. F., Menni, C., Moayyeri, A., Robertson, N. R., Wong, A., Wilson, J. F., Bornstein, S. R., Chambers, J. C., Spector, T. D. & ADIPOGen Consortium, 12 Feb 2015, In: NATURE. 518, 7538, p. 187-96 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

    1077 Citations (Scopus)