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Albert Hofman, Ph.D., M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Albert Hofman and Joel Hirschhorn.
Connection Strength

1.348
  1. 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: 0.115
  2. Multiancestry association study identifies new asthma risk loci that colocalize with immune-cell enhancer marks. Nat Genet. 2018 01; 50(1):42-53.
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    Score: 0.048
  3. 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
  4. 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: 0.045
  5. Large-scale genome-wide analysis identifies genetic variants associated with cardiac structure and function. J Clin Invest. 2017 May 01; 127(5):1798-1812.
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    Score: 0.045
  6. 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: 0.044
  7. 52 Genetic Loci Influencing Myocardial Mass. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 09 27; 68(13):1435-1448.
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    Score: 0.044
  8. 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
  9. 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: 0.043
  10. 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: 0.043
  11. Large-Scale Exome-wide Association Analysis Identifies Loci for White Blood Cell Traits and Pleiotropy with Immune-Mediated Diseases. Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Jul 07; 99(1):22-39.
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    Score: 0.043
  12. New loci for body fat percentage reveal link between adiposity and cardiometabolic disease risk. Nat Commun. 2016 Feb 01; 7:10495.
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    Score: 0.042
  13. Genetic associations at 53 loci highlight cell types and biological pathways relevant for kidney function. Nat Commun. 2016 Jan 21; 7:10023.
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    Score: 0.042
  14. Genome-wide association analysis identifies three new susceptibility loci for childhood body mass index. Hum Mol Genet. 2016 Jan 15; 25(2):389-403.
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    Score: 0.041
  15. 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
  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: 0.039
  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: 0.039
  18. 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: 0.038
  19. A novel common variant in DCST2 is associated with length in early life and height in adulthood. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Feb 15; 24(4):1155-68.
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    Score: 0.038
  20. 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
  21. Discovery and refinement of loci associated with lipid levels. Nat Genet. 2013 Nov; 45(11):1274-1283.
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    Score: 0.036
  22. 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
  23. 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: 0.034
  24. 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: 0.034
  25. New loci associated with birth weight identify genetic links between intrauterine growth and adult height and metabolism. Nat Genet. 2013 Jan; 45(1):76-82.
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    Score: 0.034
  26. FTO genotype is associated with phenotypic variability of body mass index. Nature. 2012 Oct 11; 490(7419):267-72.
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    Score: 0.033
  27. A genome-wide association meta-analysis identifies new childhood obesity loci. Nat Genet. 2012 May; 44(5):526-31.
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    Score: 0.032
  28. Genetic variation near IRS1 associates with reduced adiposity and an impaired metabolic profile. Nat Genet. 2011 Jun 26; 43(8):753-60.
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    Score: 0.030
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. Variants in ADCY5 and near CCNL1 are associated with fetal growth and birth weight. Nat Genet. 2010 May; 42(5):430-5.
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    Score: 0.028
  32. 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: 0.026
  33. NRXN3 is a novel locus for waist circumference: a genome-wide association study from the CHARGE Consortium. PLoS Genet. 2009 Jun; 5(6):e1000539.
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    Score: 0.026
  34. 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: 0.025
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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.