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Paul Franks

Paul Franks

Principal investigator

Paul Franks

Physical activity, smoking, and genetic predisposition to obesity in people from Pakistan: the PROMIS study.

Author

  • Shafqat Ahmad
  • Wei Zhao
  • Frida Renström
  • Asif Rasheed
  • Maria Samuel
  • Mozzam Zaidi
  • Nabi Shah
  • Nadeem Hayyat Mallick
  • Khan Shah Zaman
  • Mohammad Ishaq
  • Syed Zahed Rasheed
  • Fazal-Ur-Rheman Memon
  • Bashir Hanif
  • Muhammad Shakir Lakhani
  • Faisal Ahmed
  • Shahana Urooj Kazmi
  • Philippe Frossard
  • Paul Franks
  • Danish Saleheen

Summary, in English

Multiple genetic variants have been reliably associated with obesity-related traits in Europeans, but little is known about their associations and interactions with lifestyle factors in South Asians.

Department/s

  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • EXODIAB: Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health

Publishing year

2015

Language

English

Publication/Series

BMC Medical Genetics

Volume

16

Issue

1

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

BioMed Central (BMC)

Topic

  • Medical Genetics

Status

Published

Research group

  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • Genomics, Diabetes and Endocrinology

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1471-2350