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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.17

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 all 12 publications

  1. 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. Genetics
  2. 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. Biology
    2. Genetics
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Biomarker, genetics and epigenetics data

    Meena Kumari, Melissa Smart, and Michaela Benzeval

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Surveys
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  10. Genome-wide analysis of health-related biomarkers in the UK Household Longitudinal Study reveals novel associations

    Bram P. Prins, Karoline B. Kuchenbaecker, Yanchun Bao, et al.

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  11. Multivariate genome-wide and integrated transcriptome and epigenome-wide analyses of the well-being spectrum

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

    1. Psychology
    2. Medicine
    3. Science And Technology
    4. Well Being
    5. Health
    6. Biology
    7. Genetics
  12. PCSK9 genetic variants and risk of type 2 diabetes: a mendelian randomisation study

    Amand F. Schmidt, Daniel I. Swerdlow, Michael V. Holmes, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Health
    4. Biology

Media

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


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