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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. Genetic architecture of human thinness compared to severe obesity

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

    1. Health
    2. Biology
    3. Genetics
  4. Testosterone, risk, and socioeconomic position in British men: exploring causal directionality

    Amanda Hughes and Meena Kumari

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

    Amy Clair and Amanda Hughes

    1. Well Being
    2. Health
    3. Housing Market
    4. Biology
  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. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  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. 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
  14. Parametric models for biomarkers based on flexible size distributions

    Apostolos Davillas and Andrew M. Jones

    1. Statistical Mathematics
    2. Health
    3. Surveys
    4. Biology
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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

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