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Frank B. Hu, Ph.D., M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Frank Hu and David Hunter.
Connection Strength

3.793
  1. Genome-wide association study identifies polymorphisms in LEPR as determinants of plasma soluble leptin receptor levels. Hum Mol Genet. 2010 May 01; 19(9):1846-55.
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    Score: 0.112
  2. Genetic variants in ABO blood group region, plasma soluble E-selectin levels and risk of type 2 diabetes. Hum Mol Genet. 2010 May 01; 19(9):1856-62.
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    Score: 0.112
  3. Age at menarche and risk of type 2 diabetes: results from 2 large prospective cohort studies. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Feb 01; 171(3):334-44.
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    Score: 0.111
  4. Joint effects of common genetic variants on the risk for type 2 diabetes in U.S. men and women of European ancestry. Ann Intern Med. 2009 Apr 21; 150(8):541-50.
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    Score: 0.106
  5. The common obesity variant near MC4R gene is associated with higher intakes of total energy and dietary fat, weight change and diabetes risk in women. Hum Mol Genet. 2008 Nov 15; 17(22):3502-8.
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    Score: 0.101
  6. Fat mass-and obesity-associated (FTO) gene variant is associated with obesity: longitudinal analyses in two cohort studies and functional test. Diabetes. 2008 Nov; 57(11):3145-51.
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    Score: 0.101
  7. A genome-wide association study identifies novel alleles associated with hair color and skin pigmentation. PLoS Genet. 2008 May 16; 4(5):e1000074.
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    Score: 0.099
  8. Interaction between dietary fat intake and the cholesterol ester transfer protein TaqIB polymorphism in relation to HDL-cholesterol concentrations among US diabetic men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Nov; 86(5):1524-9.
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    Score: 0.096
  9. Variant of transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) gene and the risk of type 2 diabetes in large cohorts of U.S. women and men. Diabetes. 2006 Sep; 55(9):2645-8.
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    Score: 0.088
  10. Common variants of the endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene and the risk of coronary heart disease among U.S. diabetic men. Diabetes. 2006 Jul; 55(7):2140-7.
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    Score: 0.087
  11. Associations of the apolipoprotein A1/C3/A4/A5 gene cluster with triglyceride and HDL cholesterol levels in women with type 2 diabetes. Atherosclerosis. 2007 May; 192(1):204-10.
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    Score: 0.087
  12. Adiponectin genetic variability, plasma adiponectin, and cardiovascular risk in patients with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes. 2006 May; 55(5):1512-6.
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    Score: 0.086
  13. Genetic variation in IL6 gene and type 2 diabetes: tagging-SNP haplotype analysis in large-scale case-control study and meta-analysis. Hum Mol Genet. 2006 Jun 01; 15(11):1914-20.
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    Score: 0.086
  14. Genetic variation in the hepatic lipase gene and the risk of coronary heart disease among US diabetic men: potential interaction with obesity. Diabetologia. 2006 Jul; 49(7):1552-9.
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    Score: 0.086
  15. HFE genetic variability, body iron stores, and the risk of type 2 diabetes in U.S. women. Diabetes. 2005 Dec; 54(12):3567-72.
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    Score: 0.084
  16. Interactions between the -514C->T polymorphism of the hepatic lipase gene and lifestyle factors in relation to HDL concentrations among US diabetic men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Jun; 81(6):1429-35.
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    Score: 0.081
  17. The +276 polymorphism of the APM1 gene, plasma adiponectin concentration, and cardiovascular risk in diabetic men. Diabetes. 2005 May; 54(5):1607-10.
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    Score: 0.080
  18. Genetic variation at the adiponectin locus and risk of type 2 diabetes in women. Diabetes. 2004 Jan; 53(1):209-13.
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    Score: 0.073
  19. Interaction between a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma gene polymorphism and dietary fat intake in relation to body mass. Hum Mol Genet. 2003 Nov 15; 12(22):2923-9.
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    Score: 0.072
  20. Fish and omega-3 fatty acid intake and risk of coronary heart disease in women. JAMA. 2002 Apr 10; 287(14):1815-21.
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    Score: 0.065
  21. Prospective study of adult onset diabetes mellitus (type 2) and risk of colorectal cancer in women. J Natl Cancer Inst. 1999 Mar 17; 91(6):542-7.
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    Score: 0.053
  22. Diet quality and genetic association with body mass index: results from 3 observational studies. Am J Clin Nutr. 2018 12 01; 108(6):1291-1300.
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    Score: 0.052
  23. An Expanded Genome-Wide Association Study of Type 2 Diabetes in Europeans. Diabetes. 2017 11; 66(11):2888-2902.
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    Score: 0.046
  24. Genomic analyses identify hundreds of variants associated with age at menarche and support a role for puberty timing in cancer risk. Nat Genet. 2017 Jun; 49(6):834-841.
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    Score: 0.046
  25. A comprehensive survey of genetic variation in 20,691 subjects from four large cohorts. PLoS One. 2017; 12(3):e0173997.
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    Score: 0.046
  26. A principal component meta-analysis on multiple anthropometric traits identifies novel loci for body shape. Nat Commun. 2016 11 23; 7:13357.
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    Score: 0.045
  27. 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
  28. Genomewide meta-analysis identifies loci associated with IGF-I and IGFBP-3 levels with impact on age-related traits. Aging Cell. 2016 Oct; 15(5):811-24.
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    Score: 0.043
  29. Four Susceptibility Loci for Gallstone Disease Identified in a Meta-analysis of Genome-Wide Association Studies. Gastroenterology. 2016 Aug; 151(2):351-363.e28.
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    Score: 0.043
  30. 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
  31. Genome-wide association analysis identifies TXNRD2, ATXN2 and FOXC1 as susceptibility loci for primary open-angle glaucoma. Nat Genet. 2016 Feb; 48(2):189-94.
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    Score: 0.042
  32. Genetic fine mapping and genomic annotation defines causal mechanisms at type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci. Nat Genet. 2015 Dec; 47(12):1415-25.
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    Score: 0.042
  33. 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
  34. Large-scale genomic analyses link reproductive aging to hypothalamic signaling, breast cancer susceptibility and BRCA1-mediated DNA repair. Nat Genet. 2015 Nov; 47(11):1294-1303.
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    Score: 0.041
  35. DNA Methylation Variants at HIF3A Locus, B-Vitamin Intake, and Long-term Weight Change: Gene-Diet Interactions in Two U.S. Cohorts. Diabetes. 2015 Sep; 64(9):3146-54.
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    Score: 0.040
  36. Genetic variants of adiponectin and risk of colorectal cancer. Int J Cancer. 2015 Jul 01; 137(1):154-64.
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    Score: 0.039
  37. 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
  38. 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
  39. Parent-of-origin-specific allelic associations among 106 genomic loci for age at menarche. Nature. 2014 Oct 02; 514(7520):92-97.
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    Score: 0.038
  40. Fried food consumption, genetic risk, and body mass index: gene-diet interaction analysis in three US cohort studies. BMJ. 2014 Mar 19; 348:g1610.
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    Score: 0.037
  41. Genome-wide trans-ancestry meta-analysis provides insight into the genetic architecture of type 2 diabetes susceptibility. Nat Genet. 2014 Mar; 46(3):234-44.
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    Score: 0.037
  42. Obesity susceptibility loci and uncontrolled eating, emotional eating and cognitive restraint behaviors in men and women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 May; 22(5):E135-41.
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    Score: 0.036
  43. Identification of heart rate-associated loci and their effects on cardiac conduction and rhythm disorders. Nat Genet. 2013 Jun; 45(6):621-31.
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    Score: 0.035
  44. 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
  45. Association of adiposity genetic variants with menarche timing in 92,105 women of European descent. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Aug 01; 178(3):451-60.
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    Score: 0.035
  46. Novel locus including FGF21 is associated with dietary macronutrient intake. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 May 01; 22(9):1895-902.
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    Score: 0.034
  47. A genome-wide association study of early menopause and the combined impact of identified variants. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Apr 01; 22(7):1465-72.
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    Score: 0.034
  48. A genome-wide association study of depressive symptoms. Biol Psychiatry. 2013 Apr 01; 73(7):667-78.
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    Score: 0.034
  49. Sugar-sweetened beverages and genetic risk of obesity. N Engl J Med. 2012 Oct 11; 367(15):1387-96.
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    Score: 0.034
  50. Large-scale association analysis provides insights into the genetic architecture and pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes. Nat Genet. 2012 Sep; 44(9):981-90.
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    Score: 0.033
  51. 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
  52. Meta-analyses identify 13 loci associated with age at menopause and highlight DNA repair and immune pathways. Nat Genet. 2012 Jan 22; 44(3):260-8.
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    Score: 0.032
  53. 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
  54. Genome-wide association study identifies novel alleles associated with risk of cutaneous basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Hum Mol Genet. 2011 Sep 15; 20(18):3718-24.
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    Score: 0.031
  55. Genome-wide association study identifies nidogen 1 (NID1) as a susceptibility locus to cutaneous nevi and melanoma risk. Hum Mol Genet. 2011 Jul 01; 20(13):2673-9.
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    Score: 0.030
  56. Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies regions on 7p21 (AHR) and 15q24 (CYP1A2) as determinants of habitual caffeine consumption. PLoS Genet. 2011 Apr; 7(4):e1002033.
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    Score: 0.030
  57. Thirty new loci for age at menarche identified by a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies. Nat Genet. 2010 Dec; 42(12):1077-85.
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    Score: 0.030
  58. Meta-analysis identifies 13 new loci associated with waist-hip ratio and reveals sexual dimorphism in the genetic basis of fat distribution. Nat Genet. 2010 Nov; 42(11):949-60.
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    Score: 0.029
  59. 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: 0.029
  60. 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: 0.029
  61. Twelve type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci identified through large-scale association analysis. Nat Genet. 2010 Jul; 42(7):579-89.
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    Score: 0.029
  62. Genetic variants at 2q24 are associated with susceptibility to type 2 diabetes. Hum Mol Genet. 2010 Jul 01; 19(13):2706-15.
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    Score: 0.028
  63. Genome-wide association study identifies variants at the IL18-BCO2 locus associated with interleukin-18 levels. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Apr; 30(4):885-90.
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    Score: 0.028
  64. 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
  65. Genome-wide association study of tanning phenotype in a population of European ancestry. J Invest Dermatol. 2009 Sep; 129(9):2250-7.
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    Score: 0.026
  66. Beyond odds ratios--communicating disease risk based on genetic profiles. Nat Rev Genet. 2009 04; 10(4):264-9.
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    Score: 0.026
  67. Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation. Nat Genet. 2009 Jan; 41(1):25-34.
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    Score: 0.026
  68. Common variants near MC4R are associated with fat mass, weight and risk of obesity. Nat Genet. 2008 Jun; 40(6):768-75.
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    Score: 0.025
  69. Identification of ten loci associated with height highlights new biological pathways in human growth. Nat Genet. 2008 May; 40(5):584-91.
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    Score: 0.025
  70. Single nucleotide polymorphisms at the adiponectin locus and risk of coronary heart disease in men and women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Aug; 15(8):2051-60.
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    Score: 0.023
  71. Alcohol consumption and type 2 diabetes: influence of genetic variation in alcohol dehydrogenase. Diabetes. 2007 Sep; 56(9):2388-94.
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    Score: 0.023
  72. A common genetic variant is associated with adult and childhood obesity. Science. 2006 Apr 14; 312(5771):279-83.
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    Score: 0.021
  73. Dietary patterns and the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer. Int J Cancer. 2005 Aug 10; 116(1):116-21.
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    Score: 0.020
  74. Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma2 P12A polymorphism and risk of coronary heart disease in US men and women. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2005 Aug; 25(8):1654-8.
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    Score: 0.020
  75. E-selectin genotypes and risk of type 2 diabetes in women. Obes Res. 2005 Mar; 13(3):513-8.
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    Score: 0.020
  76. Fruit and vegetable intake and risk of major chronic disease. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2004 Nov 03; 96(21):1577-84.
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    Score: 0.019
  77. Prospective study of the association between the proline to alanine codon 12 polymorphism in the PPARgamma gene and type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2003 Oct; 26(10):2915-7.
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    Score: 0.018
  78. Major dietary patterns and the risk of colorectal cancer in women. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Feb 10; 163(3):309-14.
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    Score: 0.017
  79. Diet quality and major chronic disease risk in men and women: moving toward improved dietary guidance. Am J Clin Nutr. 2002 Dec; 76(6):1261-71.
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    Score: 0.017
  80. Long or highly irregular menstrual cycles as a marker for risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus. JAMA. 2001 Nov 21; 286(19):2421-6.
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    Score: 0.016
  81. Adherence to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and risk of major chronic disease in women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2000 Nov; 72(5):1214-22.
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    Score: 0.015
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