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Sekar Kathiresan, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Sekar Kathiresan and Joel Hirschhorn.
Connection Strength

2.205
  1. Exome-wide association study of plasma lipids in >300,000 individuals. Nat Genet. 2017 Dec; 49(12):1758-1766.
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    Score: 0.183
  2. 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: 0.138
  3. Hundreds of variants clustered in genomic loci and biological pathways affect human height. Nature. 2010 Oct 14; 467(7317):832-8.
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    Score: 0.112
  4. Common missense variant in the glucokinase regulatory protein gene is associated with increased plasma triglyceride and C-reactive protein but lower fasting glucose concentrations. Diabetes. 2008 Nov; 57(11):3112-21.
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    Score: 0.097
  5. Polymorphisms associated with cholesterol and risk of cardiovascular events. N Engl J Med. 2008 Mar 20; 358(12):1240-9.
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    Score: 0.094
  6. Heritability, linkage, and genetic associations of exercise treadmill test responses. Circulation. 2007 Jun 12; 115(23):2917-24.
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    Score: 0.089
  7. Common genetic variation in five thrombosis genes and relations to plasma hemostatic protein level and cardiovascular disease risk. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2006 Jun; 26(6):1405-12.
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    Score: 0.082
  8. Contribution of clinical correlates and 13 C-reactive protein gene polymorphisms to interindividual variability in serum C-reactive protein level. Circulation. 2006 Mar 21; 113(11):1415-23.
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    Score: 0.082
  9. Comprehensive survey of common genetic variation at the plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 locus and relations to circulating plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 levels. Circulation. 2005 Sep 20; 112(12):1728-35.
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    Score: 0.079
  10. Common genetic variation at the endothelial nitric oxide synthase locus and relations to brachial artery vasodilator function in the community. Circulation. 2005 Sep 06; 112(10):1419-27.
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    Score: 0.079
  11. Publisher Correction: Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity. Nat Genet. 2019 Jul; 51(7):1191-1192.
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    Score: 0.051
  12. Publisher Correction: Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity. Nat Genet. 2018 05; 50(5):765-766.
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    Score: 0.047
  13. Publisher Correction: Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity. Nat Genet. 2018 05; 50(5):766-767.
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    Score: 0.047
  14. Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity. Nat Genet. 2018 01; 50(1):26-41.
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    Score: 0.046
  15. Rare and low-frequency coding variants alter human adult height. Nature. 2017 02 09; 542(7640):186-190.
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    Score: 0.044
  16. Comprehensive population-based genome sequencing provides insight into hematopoietic regulatory mechanisms. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2017 01 17; 114(3):E327-E336.
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    Score: 0.043
  17. 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: 0.042
  18. 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: 0.042
  19. Exome Genotyping Identifies Pleiotropic Variants Associated with Red Blood Cell Traits. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Jul 07; 99(1):8-21.
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    Score: 0.042
  20. Platelet-Related Variants Identified by Exomechip Meta-analysis in 157,293 Individuals. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Jul 07; 99(1):40-55.
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    Score: 0.042
  21. Recurring exon deletions in the HP (haptoglobin) gene contribute to lower blood cholesterol levels. Nat Genet. 2016 Apr; 48(4):359-66.
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    Score: 0.041
  22. 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: 0.040
  23. 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: 0.038
  24. Distribution and medical impact of loss-of-function variants in the Finnish founder population. PLoS Genet. 2014 Jul; 10(7):e1004494.
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    Score: 0.037
  25. Increased burden of cardiovascular disease in carriers of APOL1 genetic variants. Circ Res. 2014 Feb 28; 114(5):845-50.
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    Score: 0.035
  26. Assessing the phenotypic effects in the general population of rare variants in genes for a dominant Mendelian form of diabetes. Nat Genet. 2013 Nov; 45(11):1380-5.
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    Score: 0.035
  27. Discovery and refinement of loci associated with lipid levels. Nat Genet. 2013 Nov; 45(11):1274-1283.
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    Score: 0.035
  28. 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: 0.034
  29. 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: 0.033
  30. FTO genotype is associated with phenotypic variability of body mass index. Nature. 2012 Oct 11; 490(7419):267-72.
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    Score: 0.032
  31. Burden of rare sarcomere gene variants in the Framingham and Jackson Heart Study cohorts. Am J Hum Genet. 2012 Sep 07; 91(3):513-9.
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    Score: 0.032
  32. The metabochip, a custom genotyping array for genetic studies of metabolic, cardiovascular, and anthropometric traits. PLoS Genet. 2012; 8(8):e1002793.
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    Score: 0.032
  33. Genome-wide association study of coronary heart disease and its risk factors in 8,090 African Americans: the NHLBI CARe Project. PLoS Genet. 2011 Feb 10; 7(2):e1001300.
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    Score: 0.029
  34. Lack of association between the Trp719Arg polymorphism in kinesin-like protein-6 and coronary artery disease in 19 case-control studies. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Nov 02; 56(19):1552-63.
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    Score: 0.028
  35. Association analyses of 249,796 individuals reveal 18 new loci associated with body mass index. Nat Genet. 2010 Nov; 42(11):937-48.
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    Score: 0.028
  36. Association of common DNA sequence variants at 33 genetic loci with blood lipids in individuals of African ancestry from Jamaica. Hum Genet. 2010 Nov; 128(5):557-61.
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    Score: 0.028
  37. Candidate gene association resource (CARe): design, methods, and proof of concept. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2010 Jun; 3(3):267-75.
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    Score: 0.027
  38. Association of common variants in NPPA and NPPB with circulating natriuretic peptides and blood pressure. Nat Genet. 2009 Mar; 41(3):348-53.
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    Score: 0.025
  39. Genome-wide association of early-onset myocardial infarction with single nucleotide polymorphisms and copy number variants. Nat Genet. 2009 Mar; 41(3):334-41.
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    Score: 0.025
  40. Concept, design and implementation of a cardiovascular gene-centric 50 k SNP array for large-scale genomic association studies. PLoS One. 2008; 3(10):e3583.
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    Score: 0.025
  41. Genome-wide association analysis identifies loci for type 2 diabetes and triglyceride levels. Science. 2007 Jun 01; 316(5829):1331-6.
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    Score: 0.022
  42. Vascular stiffness and genetic variation at the endothelial nitric oxide synthase locus: the Framingham Heart study. Hypertension. 2007 Jun; 49(6):1285-90.
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    Score: 0.022
  43. Clinical and genetic correlates of aldosterone-to-renin ratio and relations to blood pressure in a community sample. Hypertension. 2007 Apr; 49(4):846-56.
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    Score: 0.022
  44. CCL2 polymorphisms are associated with serum monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 levels and myocardial infarction in the Framingham Heart Study. Circulation. 2005 Aug 23; 112(8):1113-20.
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    Score: 0.020
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