Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, Statistics, 1981.
Statistical methods in epidemiology and human genetics; survival analysis; statistics in animal carcinogenicity testing.
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Novel Genetic Markers Associate with Atrial Fibrillation Risk in Europeans and Japanese.. Journal of the American College of Cardiology.. 2014.
Common variation in fatty acid metabolic genes and risk of incident sudden cardiac arrest.. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society.. 2014.
Genome-Wide Association Study for Circulating Tissue Plasminogen Activator Levels and Functional Follow-Up Implicates Endothelial STXBP5 and STX2.. Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology.. 2014.
Meta-analysis of loci associated with age at natural menopause in African-American women.. Human molecular genetics.. 2014.
Threats to validity of nonrandomized studies of postdiagnosis exposures on cancer recurrence and survival.. Journal of the National Cancer Institute. 105(19):1456-62.. 2013.
Targeted sequencing in candidate genes for atrial fibrillation: The Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology Targeted Sequencing Study.. Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society.. 2013.
Risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in relation to tricyclic antidepressant use.. Annals of epidemiology. 23(6):349-54.. 2013.
Atrial fibrillation and cognitive decline: A longitudinal cohort study.. Neurology. 81(2):119-125.. 2013.
Common genetic loci influencing plasma homocysteine concentrations and their effect on risk of coronary artery disease.. The American journal of clinical nutrition.. 2013.
A genome-wide association study of early menopause and the combined impact of identified variants.. Human molecular genetics.. 2013.
Associations of plasma phospholipid and dietary alpha linolenic acid with incident atrial fibrillation in older adults: the cardiovascular health study.. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2(1):e003814.. 2013.
Genome-wide association of body fat distribution in African ancestry populations suggests new loci.. PLoS genetics. 9(8):e1003681.. 2013.
Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies 11 new loci for anthropometric traits and provides insights into genetic architecture.. Nature genetics. 45(5):501-12.. 2013.
A meta-analysis identifies new loci associated with body mass index in individuals of African ancestry.. Nature genetics. 45(6):690-6.. 2013.
Common sequence variants in chemokine-related genes and risk of breast cancer in post-menopausal women.. International journal of molecular epidemiology and genetics. 4(4):218-27.. 2013.
Genetic loci for retinal arteriolar microcirculation.. PloS one. 8(6):e65804.. 2013.
Genome-Wide Association Study of Retinopathy in Individuals without Diabetes.. PloS one. 8(2):e54232.. 2013.
Association of Body Mass Index, Diabetes, Hypertension, and Blood Pressure Levels with Risk of Permanent Atrial Fibrillation.. Journal of general internal medicine.. 2012.
FTO genotype is associated with phenotypic variability of body mass index.. Nature. 490(7419):267-72.. 2012.