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Olle Melander

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GWAS-identified loci for coronary heart disease are associated with intima-media thickness and plaque presence at the carotid artery bulb.

Author

  • Marcel den Hoed
  • Rona J Strawbridge
  • Peter Almgren
  • Stefan Gustafsson
  • Tomas Axelsson
  • Gunnar Engström
  • Ulf de Faire
  • Bo Hedblad
  • Steve E Humphries
  • Cecilia M Lindgren
  • Andrew P Morris
  • Gerd Östling
  • Ann-Christine Syvänen
  • Elena Tremoli
  • Anders Hamsten
  • Erik Ingelsson
  • Olle Melander
  • Lars Lind

Summary, in English

Large-scale genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have so far identified 45 loci that are robustly associated with coronary heart disease (CHD) in data from adult men and women of European descent.

Department/s

  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Immunity and Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension
  • EXODIAB: Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health

Publishing year

2015

Language

English

Pages

304-310

Publication/Series

Atherosclerosis

Volume

239

Issue

2

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

Elsevier

Topic

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

Status

Published

Research group

  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Immunity and Atherosclerosis
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1879-1484