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Olle Melander

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Adult height, coronary heart disease and stroke: a multi-locus Mendelian randomization meta-analysis.


  • Eveline Nüesch
  • Caroline Dale
  • Tom M Palmer
  • Jon White
  • Brendan J Keating
  • Erik Pa van Iperen
  • Anuj Goel
  • Sandosh Padmanabhan
  • Folkert W Asselbergs
  • W M Verschuren
  • C Wijmenga
  • Y T Van der Schouw
  • N C Onland-Moret
  • Leslie A Lange
  • G K Hovingh
  • Suthesh Sivapalaratnam
  • Richard W Morris
  • Peter H Whincup
  • Goya S Wannamethe
  • Tom R Gaunt
  • Shah Ebrahim
  • Laura Steel
  • Nikhil Nair
  • Alexander P Reiner
  • Charles Kooperberg
  • James F Wilson
  • Jennifer L Bolton
  • Stela McLachlan
  • Jacqueline F Price
  • Mark Wj Strachan
  • Christine M Robertson
  • Marcus E Kleber
  • Graciela Delgado
  • Winfried März
  • Olle Melander
  • Anna F Dominiczak
  • Martin Farrall
  • Hugh Watkins
  • Maarten Leusink
  • Anke H Maitland-van der Zee
  • Mark Ch de Groot
  • Frank Dudbridge
  • Aroon Hingorani
  • Yoav Ben-Shlomo
  • Debbie A Lawlor
  • A Amuzu
  • M Caufield
  • A Cavadino
  • J Cooper
  • T L Davies
  • F Drenos
  • J Engmann
  • C Finan
  • C Giambartolomei
  • R Hardy
  • S E Humphries
  • E Hypponen
  • M Kivimaki
  • D Kuh
  • M Kumari
  • K Ong
  • V Plagnol
  • C Power
  • M Richards
  • S Shah
  • T Shah
  • R Sofat
  • P J Talmud
  • N Wareham
  • H Warren
  • J C Whittaker
  • A Wong
  • D Zabaneh
  • George Davey Smith
  • Jonathan C Wells
  • David A Leon
  • Michael V Holmes
  • Juan P Casas

Summary, in English

We investigated causal effect of completed growth, measured by adult height, on coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke and cardiovascular traits, using instrumental variable (IV) Mendelian randomization meta-analysis.


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

Publishing year







International Journal of Epidemiology





Document type

Journal article


Oxford University Press


  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology



Research group

  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension


  • ISSN: 1464-3685