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Peer Reviewed Papers in 2006
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1. Eiriksdottir G, Aspelund T, Bjarnadottir K, Olafsdottir E, Launer LJ, Harris TB, Gudnason V.  Apolipoprotein E genotype and statins affect CRP levels through independent and different mechanisms:  AGES-Reykjavik Study.  Atherosclerosis 2006 May;186(1):222-4. Epub 2006 Jan 30.

2. Sigurdsson Gunnar, Thor Aspelund, Mi Ran Chang, Birna Jonsdottir, Sigurdur Sigurdsson, Gudny Eiriksdottir, Adalsteinn Gudmundsson, Tamara B. Harris, Vilmundur Gudnason, Thomas F. Lang. Increasing sex difference in bone strength in old age:  The Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility–Reykjavik Study (AGES- REYKJAVIK).  Bone 2006 Sep;39 (3):  644-51. Epub 2006 Jun21, 2006

3. Harris TB, Launer LJ, Eiriksdottir G, Kjartansson O, Jonsson PV, Sigurdsson G, Thorgeirsson G, Aspelund T, Garcia ME, Cotch MF, Hoffman HJ, Gudnason V.Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study: multidisciplinary applied phenomics.Am J Epidemiol. 2007 May 1;165(9):1076-87. Epub 2007 Mar 10.

4. Siggeirsdottir K, Aspelund T, Sigurdsson G, Mogensen B, Chang M, Jonsdottir B, Eiriksdottir G, Launer LJ, Harris TB, Jonsson BY, Gudnason V.Inaccuracy in self- report of fractures may underestimate association with health outcomes when compared with medical record based fracture registry.Eur J Epidemiol. 2007;22(9):631-9. Epub 2007 Jul 25

5. Sveinbjörnsdottir S, Sigurdsson S, Aspelund T, Kjartansson O, Eiriksdottir G, Valtysdottir B, Lopez O, van Buchem M, Jonsson PV, Gudnason V, Launer LJ. Cerebral microbleeds in the population based AGES Reykjavik study: Prevalence and location.J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2008 Sep;79(9):1002-6. Epub 2008 Feb 12.

6. Gary F. Mitchell, Vilmundur Gudnason, Lenore J. Launer, Thor Aspelund and Tamara B. Harris Hemodynamics of Increased Pulse Pressure in Older Women in the Community-Based Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility_Reykjavik Study Hypertension 2008 Apr;51(4):1123-8. Epub 2008 Feb 7.

7. Qiu C, Cotch MF, Sigurdsson S, Garcia M, Klein R, Jonasson F, Klein BE, Eiriksdottir G, Harris TB, van Buchem MA, Gudnason V, Launer LJ. Retinal and cerebral microvascular signs and diabetes:  The Age Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjvik Study.  Diabetes. 2008 Jun;57(6):1645-50. Epub 2008 Mar 10

8. Bjornsson HT, Sigurdsson MI, Fallin MD, Irizarry RA, Aspelund T, Cui H, Yu W, Rongione MA, Ekström TJ, Harris TB, Launer LJ, Eiriksdottir G, Leppert MF, Sapienza C, Gudnason V, Feinberg AP.  Intra-individual change over time in DNA methylation with familial clustering.  JAMA 299, 24, 2877-2883 June 25, 2008.

9. Peter Harris Harris P, Alcantara DA, Amenta N, Lopez OL, Eiríksdóttir G, Sigurðsson S, Gudnason V, Madsen S, Thompson PM, Launer LJ, Carmichael OT.Localized Measures of Callosal Atrophy Are Associated with Late-Life Hypertension: AGES-Reykjavik Study  Neuroimage. 2008 Nov 15;43(3):489-96. Epub 2008 Jul 18.

10. Jane S Saczynski, PhD,1, 2  Maria K Jonsdottir, PhD,3 Sigurdur Sigurdsson, MSc,3 Gudny Eiriksdottir, PhD,3  Palmi V Jonsson, MD,3 Melisa E Garcia, MPH,2 Olafur Kjartansson, MD,3 Mark A van Buchem, MD,4 Villi Gudnason, MD,3  Lenore J Launer, PhD White Matter Lesions and Cognitive Performance: The Role of Cognitively Complex Leisure Activity.  J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2008 Aug;63(8):848-54

11. Jane Saczynski  "Cognitive impairment: An increasingly important complication of type 2 diabetes. The Age Gene/Environment Susceptibility – Reykjavik Study", Am J Epidemiol Oct. 3, 2008 (Epub ahead of print)

12. Caterina Rosano, Sigurdur  Sigurdsson; Kristin Siggeirsdottir; Caroline Phillips; Melissa Garcia; Palmi  Jonsson; Gudny Eiriksdottir; Anne Newman; Tamara  Harris; Mark  van Buchem; Vilmundur  Gudnason; Lenore Launer. Magnetization transfer imaging, white matter hyperintensities, brain atrophy  and slower gait in older men and women  Neurobiology of Aging 2008 Sep 5. [Epub ahead of print]

13. Jonsson H, Helgadottir GP, Aspelund T, Ingvarsson T, Harris TB, Launer LJ, Gudnason V. High hand joint mobility is associated with the severity of radiological CMC1 osteoarthritis: the AGES-Reykjavik Study. Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2008 Oct 17. [Epub ahead of print]

14. Scherer ML, Aspelund T, Sigurdsson S, Detrano R, Garcia M, Mitchell GF, Launer LJ, Thorgeirsson G, Gudnason V, Harris TB. Abnormal T-wave axis is associated with coronary artery calcification in older adults. Scand Cardiovasc J. 2008 Oct 20:1-9. [Epub ahead of print]

15. Jonsson H, Abbate L, Elíasson GJ, Jónsson A, Aspelund T, Sigurðsson S, Harris TB, Launer LJ, Gudnason V.  Hand osteoarthritis in older women is associated with carotid and coronary atherosclerosis: The AGES – Reykjavik study.  Ann Rheum Dis. 2008 Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print]

16. Saczynski JS, Sigurdsson S, Jonsdottir MK, Eiriksdottir G, Jonsson PV, Garcia ME, Kjartansson O, Lopez O, A van Buchem M, Gudnason V, Launer LJ.  Cerebral infarcts and cognitive performance: Importance of location and number of infarcts. The Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility – Reykjavik Study  STROKE 2009;40;677-682;online Jan 8, 2009 [Epub ahead of print]

17. Eiriksdottir G, Smith AV, Aspelund T, Hafsteinsdottir SH, Olafsdottir E, Launer LJ, Harris TB, Gudnason V. The interaction of adiposity with the CRP gene affects CRP levels:  Age Gene/Environment Susceptibility – Reykjavik Study  International Journal of Obesity 2009,  1–6 [Epub ahead of print]

18. Bruce M. Psaty, MD, PhD; Christopher J. O’Donnell, MD, MPH; Vilmundur Gudnason, MD, PhD; Kathryn L. Lunetta, PhD; Aaron R. Folsom, MD; Jerome I. Rotter, MD; Andre´ G. Uitterlinden, PhD; Tamara B. Harris, MD; Jacqueline C.M. Witteman, PhD; Eric Boerwinkle.  Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Consortium Design of Prospective Meta-Analyses of Genome-Wide Association Studies From 5 Cohorts. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2009;2:73-80.

19. Ikram MA, Seshadri S, Bis JC, Fornage M, Destefano AL, Aulchenko YS, Debette S, Lumley T, Folsom AR, van den Herik EG, Bos MJ, Beiser A, Cushman M, Launer LJ, Shahar E, Struchalin M, Du Y, Glazer NL, Rosamond WD, Rivadeneira F, Kelly-Hayes M, Lopez OL, Coresh J, Hofman A, Decarli C, Heckbert SR, Koudstaal PJ, Yang Q, Smith NL, Kase CS, Rice K, Haritunians T, Roks G, de Kort PL, Taylor KD, de Lau LM, Oostra BA, Uitterlinden AG, Rotter JI, Boerwinkle E, Psaty BM, Mosley TH, van Duijn CM, Breteler MM, Longstreth WT Jr, Wolf PA. Genomewide Association Studies of Stroke. N Engl J Med. 2009 Apr 15.

20. Johnson AD, Kavousi M, Smith AV, Chen MH, Dehghan A, Asplund T, Lin JP, van Duijn CM, Harris TB, Cupples LA, Uitterlinden AG, Launer L, Hofman A, Rivadeneira F, Stricker B, Yang Q, O'Donnell CJ, Gudnason V, Witteman JC. Genome-wide association meta-analysis for total serum bilirubin levels. Hum Mol Genet. 2009 May 4. Epub.

21. Thorsson B, Aspelund T, Harris TB, Launer LJ, Gudnason V. [Trends in body weight and diabetes in forty years in Iceland.]Laeknabladid. 2009 Apr;95(4):259-266. Icelandic

22. Köttgen A, Glazer NL, Dehghan A, Hwang SJ, Katz R, Li M, Yang Q, Gudnason V, Launer LJ, Harris TB, Smith AV, Arking DE, Astor BC, Boerwinkle E, Ehret GB, Ruczinski I, Scharpf RB, Ida Chen YD, de Boer IH, Haritunians T, Lumley T, Sarnak M, Siscovick D, Benjamin EJ, Levy D, Upadhyay A, Aulchenko YS, Hofman A, Rivadeneira F, Uitterlinden AG, van Duijn CM, Chasman DI, Paré G, Ridker PM, Kao WH, Witteman JC, Coresh J, Shlipak MG, Fox CS.  Multiple loci associated with indices of renal function and chronic kidney disease. Nat Genet. 2009 May 10. [Epub ahead of print]

23. Levy D, Ehret GB, Rice K, Verwoert GC, Launer LJ, Dehghan A, Glazer NL, Morrison AC, Johnson AD, Aspelund T, Aulchenko Y, Lumley T, Köttgen A, Vasan RS, Rivadeneira F, Eiriksdottir G, Guo X, Arking DE, Mitchell GF, Mattace-Raso FU, Smith AV, Taylor K, Scharpf RB, Hwang SJ, Sijbrands EJ, Bis J, Harris TB, Ganesh SK, O'Donnell CJ, Hofman A, Rotter JI, Coresh J, Benjamin EJ, Uitterlinden AG, Heiss G, Fox CS, Witteman JC, Boerwinkle E, Wang TJ, Gudnason V, Larson MG, Chakravarti A, Psaty BM, van Duijn CM.  Genome-wide association study of blood pressure and hypertension. Nat Genet. 2009 May 10. [Epub ahead of print]

24. Olafsdottir E, Aspelund T, Sigurdsson G, Thorsson B, Benediktsson R, Harris TB, Launer LJ, Eiriksdottir G, Gudnason V.  Unfavourable risk factors for type 2 diabetes mellitus are already apparent more than a decade before onset in a population-based study of older persons: from the Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study (AGES-Reykjavik).Eur J Epidemiol. 2009 May 2. [Epub ahead of print]

25. Perry JR, Stolk L, Franceschini N, Lunetta KL, Zhai G, McArdle PF, Smith AV, Aspelund T, Bandinelli S, Boerwinkle E, Cherkas L, Eiriksdottir G, Estrada K, Ferrucci L, Folsom AR, Garcia M, Gudnason V, Hofman A, Karasik D, Kiel DP, Launer LJ, van Meurs J, Nalls MA, Rivadeneira F, Shuldiner AR, Singleton A, Soranzo N, Tanaka T, Visser JA, Weedon MN, Wilson SG, Zhuang V, Streeten EA, Harris TB, Murray A, Spector TD, Demerath EW, Uitterlinden AG, Murabito JM. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association data identifies two loci influencing age at menarche Nat Genet. 2009 May 17.  [Epub ahead of print]

26. Qiu C, Cotch MF, Sigurdsson S, , Klein R, Jonasson F, Klein BE, Garcia M, Jonsson PV, Harris TB, Eiriksdottir G, Kjartansson O, van Buchem MA, Gudnason V, Launer LJ. Microvascular lesions in the brain and retina: The AGES-Reykjavik Study.  Ann Neurol. 2009 Mar 18;65(5):569-576.


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