Dr Alana Cavadino

BSc, MSc, PhD

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Beaumont, R. N., Warrington, N. M., Cavadino, A., Tyrrell, J., Nodzenski, M., Horikoshi, M., ... Paternoster, L. (2018). Genome-wide association study of offspring birth weight in 86 577 women identifies five novel loci and highlights maternal genetic effects that are independent of fetal genetics. Human molecular genetics, 27 (4), 742-756. 10.1093/hmg/ddx429
  • Jiang, X., O'Reilly PF, Aschard, H., Aschard, H., Hsu, Y.-H., Richards, J. B., ... Pilz, S. (2018). Genome-wide association study in 79,366 European-ancestry individuals informs the genetic architecture of 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels. Nature communications, 9 (1)10.1038/s41467-017-02662-2
  • Maddock, J., Zhou, A., Cavadino, A., Kuźma E, Bao, Y., Smart, M. C., ... Kjærgaard M (2017). Vitamin D and cognitive function: A Mendelian randomisation study. Scientific Reports, 710.1038/s41598-017-13189-3
  • Cavadino, A., & Morris, J. K. (2017). Revised estimates of the risk of fetal loss following a prenatal diagnosis of trisomy 13 or trisomy 18. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A, 173 (4), 953-958. 10.1002/ajmg.a.38123
  • Barban, N., Jansen, R., de Vlaming, R., Vaez, A., Mandemakers, J. J., Tropf, F. C., ... Nolte, I. M. (2016). Genome-wide analysis identifies 12 loci influencing human reproductive behavior. Nature genetics, 48 (12), 1462-1472. 10.1038/ng.3698
  • Cavadino, A., Prieto-Merino, D., Addor, M.-C., Arriola, L., Bianchi, F., Draper, E., ... Khoshnood, B. (2016). Use of hierarchical models to analyze European trends in congenital anomaly prevalence. Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 106 (6), 480-488. 10.1002/bdra.23515
  • Okbay, A., Baselmans, B. M., De Neve, J.-E., Turley, P., Nivard, M. G., Fontana, M. A., ... Derringer, J. (2016). Genetic variants associated with subjective well-being, depressive symptoms, and neuroticism identified through genome-wide analyses. Nature Genetics, 48 (6), 624-633. 10.1038/ng.3552
  • White, J., Sofat, R., Hemani, G., Shah, T., Engmann, J., Dale, C., ... Swerdlow, D. I. (2016). Plasma urate concentration and risk of coronary heart disease: a Mendelian randomisation analysis. The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology, 4 (4), 327-336. 10.1016/s2213-8587(15)00386-1

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