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Olle Melander

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Integrating Genetic, Transcriptional, and Functional Analyses to Identify Five Novel Genes for Atrial Fibrillation.

Author

  • Moritz F Sinner
  • Nathan R Tucker
  • Kathryn L Lunetta
  • Kouichi Ozaki
  • Gustav Smith
  • Stella Trompet
  • Joshua C Bis
  • Honghuang Lin
  • Mina K Chung
  • Jonas B Nielsen
  • Steven A Lubitz
  • Bouwe P Krijthe
  • Jared W Magnani
  • Jiangchuan Ye
  • Michael H Gollob
  • Tatsuhiko Tsunoda
  • Martina Müller-Nurasyid
  • Peter Lichtner
  • Annette Peters
  • Elena Dolmatova
  • Michiaki Kubo
  • Jonathan D Smith
  • Bruce M Psaty
  • Nicholas L Smith
  • J Wouter Jukema
  • Daniel I Chasman
  • Christine M Albert
  • Yusuke Ebana
  • Tetsushi Furukawa
  • Peter MacFarlane
  • Tamara B Harris
  • Dawood Darbar
  • Marcus Dörr
  • Anders G Holst
  • Jesper H Svendsen
  • Albert Hofman
  • Andre Uitterlinden
  • Vilmundur Gudnason
  • Mitsuaki Isobe
  • Rainer Malik
  • Martin Dichgans
  • Jonathan Rosand
  • David R Van Wagoner
  • Emelia J Benjamin
  • David J Milan
  • Olle Melander
  • Susan Heckbert
  • Ian Ford
  • Yongmei Liu
  • John Barnard
  • Morten S Olesen
  • Bruno H C Stricker
  • Toshihiro Tanaka
  • Stefan Kääb
  • Patrick T Ellinor

Summary, in English

-Atrial fibrillation (AF) affects over 30 million individuals worldwide and is associated with an increased risk of stroke, heart failure, and death. AF is highly heritable, yet the genetic basis for the arrhythmia remains incompletely understood.

Department/s

  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension
  • EXODIAB: Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health

Publishing year

2014

Language

English

Pages

1225-1225

Publication/Series

Circulation

Volume

130

Issue

5

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Topic

  • Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

Status

Published

Research group

  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1524-4539