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ISER has an enviable publications record in top academic journals and regularly presents its work at key conferences and policy events in the UK and around the world. It is also frequently commissioned to produce reports and papers for Government Departments, think tanks, charities and businesses and its important work is frequently featured in the media. You can search all of ISER’s outputs including by area of interest and author.

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  1. Trans-ethnic association study of blood pressure determinants in over 750,000 individuals

    Ayush Giri, Jacklyn N. Hellwege, Jacob M. Keaton, et al.

    1. Ethnic Groups
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  2. 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
  3. Are flexible work arrangements associated with lower levels of chronic stress-related biomarkers? A study of 6025 employees in the UK Household Longitudinal Study

    Tarani Chandola, Cara L. Booker, Meena Kumari, et al.

    1. Sociology Of Labour
    2. Labour Market
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
    5. Caregiving
    6. Biology
  4. New genetic signals for lung function highlight pathways and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease associations across multiple ancestries

    Nick Shrine, Anna L. Guyatt, A. Mesut Erzurumluoglu, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  5. Informal caregiving and diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol: results from the Whitehall II cohort study

    Jesper Mortensen, Nadya Dich, Alice Jessie Clark, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Caregiving
    3. Biology
  6. Social support and trajectories of body mass index and waist to hip ratio from mid-adulthood to old age

    Urszula Tymoszuk, Meena Kumari, Rachel Batterham, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Social Networks
    3. Psychology
    4. Health
    5. Life Course Analysis
    6. Biology
  7. The authors reply

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

    1. Health
    2. Life Course Analysis
    3. Social Stratification
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  8. Genetic architecture of human thinness compared to severe obesity

    Fernando Riveros-McKay, Vanisha Mistry, Rebecca Bounds, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  9. The transferability of lipid-associated loci across African, Asian and European cohorts

    Nikita Telkar, Theresa Reiker, Robin G. Walters, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Demography
    3. Ethnic Groups
    4. Health
    5. Biology
    6. Genetics
  10. Testosterone, risk, and socioeconomic position in British men: exploring causal directionality

    Amanda Hughes and Meena Kumari

    1. Social Stratification
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  11. 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
  12. Housing and health: new evidence using biomarker data

    Amy Clair and Amanda Hughes

    1. Well Being
    2. Health
    3. Housing Market
    4. Biology
  13. 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
  14. Meta-analysis of up to 622,409 individuals identifies 40 novel smoking behaviour associated genetic loci

    A. Mesut Erzurumluoglu, MengZhen Liu, Victoria E. Jackson, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  15. Exome chip meta-analysis fine maps causal variants and elucidates the genetic architecture of rare coding variants in smoking and alcohol use

    David M. Brazel, Yu Jiang, Jordan M. Hughey, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Medicine
    3. Science And Technology
    4. Psychiatry
    5. Health
    6. Biology
    7. Genetics
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Parametric models for biomarkers based on flexible size distributions

    Apostolos Davillas and Andrew M. Jones

    1. Statistical Mathematics
    2. Health
    3. Surveys
    4. Biology
  20. 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
  21. Age modification of the relationship between C-reactive protein and fatigue: findings from Understanding Society (UKHLS)

    Amanda Hughes and Meena Kumari

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  22. Neighborhood deprivation and biomarkers of health in Britain: the mediating role of the physical environment

    M. Pia Chaparro, Michaela Benzeval, Elizabeth Richardson, et al.

    1. Area Effects
    2. Geography
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  23. Social patterning in grip strength and in its association with age; a cross sectional analysis using the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

    Caroline Carney and Michaela Benzeval

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Social Stratification
    5. Biology
  24. Better governance, better access: practising responsible data sharing in the METADAC governance infrastructure

    Madeleine J. Murtagh, Mwenza T. Blell, Olly W. Butters, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Research
    4. Surveys
    5. Biology
    6. Genetics
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Retirement and socioeconomic differences in diurnal cortisol: longitudinal evidence from a cohort of British civil servants

    Tarani Chandola, Patrick Rouxel, Michael G. Marmot, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Labour Market
    3. Health
    4. Life Course Analysis
    5. Social Stratification
    6. Biology
  28. Protein-altering variants associated with body mass index implicate pathways that control energy intake and expenditure in obesity

    Valérie Turcot, Yingchang Lu, Heather M. Highland, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  29. Concordance of health states in couples: analysis of self-reported, nurse administered and blood-based biomarker data in the UK Understanding Society panel

    Apostolos Davillas and Stephen Pudney

    1. Medicine
    2. Economics
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  30. 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

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