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Olle Melander

Principal investigator

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Inverse relationship between a genetic risk score of 31 BMI loci and weight change before and after reaching middle age.

Author

  • Gull Rukh
  • Shafqat Ahmad
  • Ulrika Ericson
  • George Hindy
  • Tanja Stocks
  • Frida Renström
  • Peter Almgren
  • Peter Nilsson
  • Olle Melander
  • Paul Franks
  • Marju Orho-Melander

Summary, in English

Genome-wide-association studies have identified numerous BMI-associated variants, but it is unclear how these relate to weight gain in adults at different ages.

Department/s

  • EXODIAB: Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health
  • Diabetes - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine - Epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension

Publishing year

2015-09-16

Language

English

Publication/Series

International Journal of Obesity

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

Nature Publishing Group

Topic

  • Endocrinology and Diabetes

Status

Published

Research group

  • Diabetes - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine - Epidemiology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1476-5497