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Dr Melissa Smart Research Fellow (Health Research Manager), University of Essex

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Email
mcsmar@essex.ac.uk
Telephone
01206 873722
Office
2N2.5A.14

Research Interests

With an interest in complex human disease, I have always sought to understand the biological pathways by which disease can develop over the lifecourse.


Publications

Displaying publications 1 - 15 of 19 in total

  1. Assessing the robustness of sisVIVE in a Mendelian randomization study to estimate the causal effect of body mass index on income using multiple SNPs from Understanding Society

    Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, et al.

    1. Income Dynamics
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  2. Assessing potential shared genetic aetiology between body mass index and sleep duration in 142,209 individuals

    Victoria Garfield, Ghazaleh Fatemifar, Caroline Dale, et al.

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  3. Bigmelon: tools for analysing large DNA methylation datasets

    Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, Ayden Saffari, et al.

    1. Statistical Analysis
    2. Computing
    3. Genetics
  4. The authors reply

    Amanda Hughes, Yanchun Bao, Melissa Smart, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Life Course Analysis
    3. Social Stratification
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  5. Multivariate genome-wide analyses of the well-being spectrum

    Bart M. L. Baselmans, Rick Jansen, Hill F. Ip, et al.

    1. Psychology
    2. Medicine
    3. Science And Technology
    4. Well Being
    5. Health
    6. Biology
    7. Genetics
  6. Genome-wide association analyses of risk tolerance and risky behaviors in over 1 million individuals identify hundreds of loci and shared genetic influences

    Richard Karlsson Linnér, Pietro Biroli, Edward Kong, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Social Behaviour
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  7. Socioeconomic position and DNA methylation age acceleration across the lifecourse

    Amanda Hughes, Melissa Smart, Tyler Gorrie-Stone, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Life Course Analysis
    3. Social Stratification
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  8. Leveraging DNA-methylation quantitative-trait loci to characterize the relationship between methylomic variation, gene expression, and complex traits

    Eilis Hannon, Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, et al.

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Research
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  9. Gene discovery and polygenic prediction from a genome-wide association study of educational attainment in 1.1 million individuals

    James J. Lee, Robbee Wedow, Aysu Okbay, et al.

    1. Education
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  10. A comparison of robust methods for Mendelian randomization using multiple genetic variants

    Yanchun Bao, Paul Clarke, Melissa Smart, et al.

    1. Income Dynamics
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  11. The effect of age and gender on the genetic regulation of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D - the FIN-D2D population-based study

    Maija E. Miettinen, Melissa Smart, Leena Kinnunen, et al.

    1. Biology
    2. Genetics
  12. Leveraging DNA methylation quantitative trait loci to characterize the relationship between methylomic variation, gene expression and complex traits

    Eilis Hannon, Tyler J. Gorrie-Stone, Melissa Smart, et al.

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Research
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  13. Gene-environment interactions between education and body mass: evidence from the UK and Finland

    Vikesh Amin, Petri Böckerman, Jutta Viinikainen, et al.

    1. Education
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  14. Vitamin D and cognitive function: a Mendelian randomisation study

    Jane Maddock, Ang Zhou, Alana Cavadino, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Psychology
    3. Science And Technology
    4. Health
    5. Life Course Analysis
    6. Genetics
  15. Genetic determinants of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration during pregnancy and type 1 diabetes in the child

    Maija E. Miettinen, Melissa Smart, Leena Kinnunen, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Child Development
    4. Childbearing: Fertility
    5. Health
    6. Biology
    7. Genetics

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  1. Difficult childhood experiences could make us age prematurely – new research


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