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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.

Displaying Publications 1 - 30 of 99 in total

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Parametric models for biomarkers based on flexible size distributions

    Apostolos Davillas and Andrew M. Jones

    1. Statistical Mathematics
    2. Health
    3. Surveys
    4. Biology
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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. 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
  10. 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
  11. Metabolic profiling of adiponectin levels in adults Mendelian randomization analysis

    Maria Carolina Borges, Aluísio J.D. Barros, Diana L. Santos Ferreira, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  12. 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
  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. Associations of C-reactive protein and psychological distress are modified by antidepressants, supporting an inflammatory depression subtype: findings from UKHLS

    Amanda Hughes and Meena Kumari

    1. Psychology
    2. Medicine
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
    5. Biology
  15. New blood pressure–associated loci identified in meta-analyses of 475 000 individuals

    Aldi T. Kraja, James P. Cook, Helen R. Warren, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  16. 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
  17. Long working hours as a risk factor for atrial fibrillation: a multi-cohort study

    Mika Kivimäki, Solja T. Nyberg, G. David Batty, et al.

    1. Labour Market
    2. Well Being
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  18. Novel blood pressure locus and gene discovery using Genome-Wide Association Study and expression data sets from blood and the kidney

    Louise Wain, Ahmad Vaez, Rick Jansen, et al.

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  19. Unemployment and inflammatory markers in England, Wales and Scotland, 1998–2012: meta-analysis of results from 12 studies

    Amanda Hughes, Meena Kumari, Anne McMunn, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Unemployment
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
    5. Biology
  20. Evidence for large-scale gene-by-smoking interaction effects on pulmonary function

    H. Aschard, Martin D. Tobin, D. B. Hancock, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Medicine
    3. Science And Technology
    4. Health
    5. Biology
    6. Genetics
  21. Identifying low density lipoprotein cholesterol associated variants in the Annexin A2 (ANXA2) gene

    Roaa Hani Fairoozy, Jackie Cooper, Jon White, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  22. Causal associations of adiposity and body fat distribution with coronary heart disease, stroke subtypes, and type 2 diabetes mellitus: a Mendelian randomization analysis

    Caroline E. Dale, Ghazaleh Fatemifar, Tom M. Palmer, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Biology
  23. Rare variant analysis of human and rodent obesity genes in individuals with severe childhood obesity

    Audrey E. Hendricks, Elena G. Bochukova, Gaëlle Marenne, et al.

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Young People
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  24. Religion and the public ethics of stem-cell research: attitudes in Europe, Canada and the United States

    Nick Allum, Agnes Allansdottir, George Gaskell, et al.

    1. Public Opinion
    2. Medicine
    3. Science And Technology
    4. Religion
    5. Research
    6. Biology
  25. Hidden heritability due to heterogeneity across seven populations

    Felix C. Tropf, S. Hong Lee, Renske M. Verweij, et al.

    1. Sociology
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  26. Whole-genome sequencing coupled to imputation discovers genetic signals for anthropometric traits

    Ioanna Tachmazidou, Dániel Süveges, Josine L. Min, et al.

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Health
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics
  27. Functional analysis of the coronary heart disease risk locus on chromosome 21q22

    Katherine E. Beaney, Andrew J. P. Smith, Lasse Folkersen, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  28. Socio-economic inequalities in C-reactive protein and fibrinogen across the adult age span: findings from Understanding Society

    Apostolos Davillas, Michaela Benzeval, and Meena Kumari

    1. Science And Technology
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Social Stratification
    5. Biology
  29. Investigating the causal effect of smoking on hay fever and asthma: a Mendelian randomization meta-analysis in the CARTA consortium

    Tea Skaaby, Amy E. Taylor, Rikke K. Jacobsen, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  30. Genome-wide physical activity interactions in adiposity ― a meta-analysis of 200,452 adults

    Mariaelisa Graff, Robert A. Scott, Anne E. Justice, et al.

    1. Health
    2. Sport
    3. Biology
    4. Genetics

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