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Paul Franks, Ph.D.

Co-Author

This page shows the publications co-authored by Paul Franks and Albert Hofman.
Connection Strength

1.627
  1. Gene × dietary pattern interactions in obesity: analysis of up to 68 317 adults of European ancestry. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Aug 15; 24(16):4728-38.
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    Score: 0.161
  2. Meta-analysis investigating associations between healthy diet and fasting glucose and insulin levels and modification by loci associated with glucose homeostasis in data from 15 cohorts. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Jan 15; 177(2):103-15.
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    Score: 0.136
  3. Sex-dimorphic genetic effects and novel loci for fasting glucose and insulin variability. Nat Commun. 2021 01 05; 12(1):24.
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    Score: 0.060
  4. A multi-ancestry genome-wide study incorporating gene-smoking interactions identifies multiple new loci for pulse pressure and mean arterial pressure. Hum Mol Genet. 2019 08 01; 28(15):2615-2633.
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    Score: 0.054
  5. A comprehensive evaluation of the genetic architecture of sudden cardiac arrest. Eur Heart J. 2018 11 21; 39(44):3961-3969.
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    Score: 0.051
  6. A Large-Scale Multi-ancestry Genome-wide Study Accounting for Smoking Behavior Identifies Multiple Significant Loci for Blood Pressure. Am J Hum Genet. 2018 03 01; 102(3):375-400.
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    Score: 0.049
  7. Correction: Genome-wide physical activity interactions in adiposity - A meta-analysis of 200,452 adults. PLoS Genet. 2017 Aug; 13(8):e1006972.
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    Score: 0.047
  8. Genome-wide physical activity interactions in adiposity - A meta-analysis of 200,452 adults. PLoS Genet. 2017 Apr; 13(4):e1006528.
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    Score: 0.046
  9. Rare Functional Variant in TM2D3 is Associated with Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease. PLoS Genet. 2016 Oct; 12(10):e1006327.
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    Score: 0.045
  10. The genetics of blood pressure regulation and its target organs from association studies in 342,415 individuals. Nat Genet. 2016 10; 48(10):1171-1184.
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    Score: 0.044
  11. Correction: The Influence of Age and Sex on Genetic Associations with Adult Body Size and Shape: A Large-Scale Genome-Wide Interaction Study. PLoS Genet. 2016 06; 12(6):e1006166.
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    Score: 0.044
  12. Genome-wide meta-analysis uncovers novel loci influencing circulating leptin levels. Nat Commun. 2016 Feb 01; 7:10494.
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    Score: 0.042
  13. The Influence of Age and Sex on Genetic Associations with Adult Body Size and Shape: A Large-Scale Genome-Wide Interaction Study. PLoS Genet. 2015 Oct; 11(10):e1005378.
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    Score: 0.041
  14. Trans-ancestry genome-wide association study identifies 12 genetic loci influencing blood pressure and implicates a role for DNA methylation. Nat Genet. 2015 11; 47(11):1282-1293.
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    Score: 0.041
  15. Consumption of meat is associated with higher fasting glucose and insulin concentrations regardless of glucose and insulin genetic risk scores: a meta-analysis of 50,345 Caucasians. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Nov; 102(5):1266-78.
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    Score: 0.041
  16. New genetic loci link adipose and insulin biology to body fat distribution. Nature. 2015 Feb 12; 518(7538):187-196.
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    Score: 0.040
  17. Genetic studies of body mass index yield new insights for obesity biology. Nature. 2015 Feb 12; 518(7538):197-206.
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    Score: 0.040
  18. Low-frequency and rare exome chip variants associate with fasting glucose and type 2 diabetes susceptibility. Nat Commun. 2015 Jan 29; 6:5897.
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    Score: 0.039
  19. Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies six novel loci associated with habitual coffee consumption. Mol Psychiatry. 2015 May; 20(5):647-656.
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    Score: 0.039
  20. Defining the role of common variation in the genomic and biological architecture of adult human height. Nat Genet. 2014 Nov; 46(11):1173-86.
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    Score: 0.039
  21. FTO genetic variants, dietary intake and body mass index: insights from 177,330 individuals. Hum Mol Genet. 2014 Dec 20; 23(25):6961-72.
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    Score: 0.038
  22. Common variants associated with plasma triglycerides and risk for coronary artery disease. Nat Genet. 2013 Nov; 45(11):1345-52.
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    Score: 0.036
  23. Discovery and refinement of loci associated with lipid levels. Nat Genet. 2013 Nov; 45(11):1274-1283.
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    Score: 0.036
  24. Sex-stratified genome-wide association studies including 270,000 individuals show sexual dimorphism in genetic loci for anthropometric traits. PLoS Genet. 2013 Jun; 9(6):e1003500.
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    Score: 0.035
  25. Genome-wide meta-analysis of observational studies shows common genetic variants associated with macronutrient intake. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Jun; 97(6):1395-402.
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    Score: 0.035
  26. Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies 11 new loci for anthropometric traits and provides insights into genetic architecture. Nat Genet. 2013 May; 45(5):501-12.
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    Score: 0.035
  27. Higher magnesium intake is associated with lower fasting glucose and insulin, with no evidence of interaction with select genetic loci, in a meta-analysis of 15 CHARGE Consortium Studies. J Nutr. 2013 Mar; 143(3):345-53.
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    Score: 0.034
  28. Large-scale association analyses identify new loci influencing glycemic traits and provide insight into the underlying biological pathways. Nat Genet. 2012 Sep; 44(9):991-1005.
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    Score: 0.033
  29. A genome-wide approach accounting for body mass index identifies genetic variants influencing fasting glycemic traits and insulin resistance. Nat Genet. 2012 May 13; 44(6):659-69.
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    Score: 0.033
  30. Novel loci for adiponectin levels and their influence on type 2 diabetes and metabolic traits: a multi-ethnic meta-analysis of 45,891 individuals. PLoS Genet. 2012; 8(3):e1002607.
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    Score: 0.032
  31. Interleukin-6 receptor pathways in coronary heart disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of 82 studies. Lancet. 2012 Mar 31; 379(9822):1205-13.
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    Score: 0.032
  32. A genome-wide association search for type 2 diabetes genes in African Americans. PLoS One. 2012; 7(1):e29202.
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    Score: 0.032
  33. Physical activity attenuates the influence of FTO variants on obesity risk: a meta-analysis of 218,166 adults and 19,268 children. PLoS Med. 2011 Nov; 8(11):e1001116.
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    Score: 0.032
  34. Interactions of dietary whole-grain intake with fasting glucose- and insulin-related genetic loci in individuals of European descent: a meta-analysis of 14 cohort studies. Diabetes Care. 2010 Dec; 33(12):2684-91.
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    Score: 0.029
  35. New genetic loci implicated in fasting glucose homeostasis and their impact on type 2 diabetes risk. Nat Genet. 2010 Feb; 42(2):105-16.
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    Score: 0.028
  36. Genome-wide association scan meta-analysis identifies three Loci influencing adiposity and fat distribution. PLoS Genet. 2009 Jun; 5(6):e1000508.
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    Score: 0.027
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.