Skip to content

Research publications

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 91 - 120 of 136 in total

Current search: 'Biology'

  1. Work-family life courses and markers of stress and inflammation in mid-life: evidence from the National Child Development Study

    Rebecca E. Lacey, Amanda Sacker, Meena Kumari, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Biology
  2. Heavier smoking may lead to a relative increase in waist circumference: evidence for a causal relationship from a Mendelian randomisation meta-analysis. The CARTA consortium

    Richard W. Morris, Amy E. Taylor, Meg E. Fluharty, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  3. Sex‐specific effects of adiponectin on carotid intima‐media thickness and incident cardiovascular disease

    Jonas Persson, Rona J. Strawbridge, Olga McLeod, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  4. Workshop - genetic data in Understanding Society (part 1): introduction

    Meena Kumari

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Research
    4. Health
    5. Surveys
    6. Biology
  5. Elevated inflammatory biomarkers during unemployment: modification by age and country in the UK

    Amanda Hughes, Anne McMunn, Mel Bartley, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Unemployment
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
    5. Biology
  6. Estimating structural mean models with multiple instrumental variables using the generalised method of moments

    Paul Clarke, Tom M. Palmer, and Frank Windmeijer

    1. Statistical Analysis
    2. Medicine
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  7. Genome-wide enrichment analysis between endometriosis and obesity-related traits reveals novel susceptibility loci

    Nilufer Rahmioglu, Stuart Macgregor, Alexander W. Drong, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Research
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  8. Height-reducing variants and selection for short stature in Sardinia

    Magdalena Zoledziewska, Carlo Sidore, Charleston W. K. Chiang, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  9. Sixty-five common genetic variants and prediction of type 2 diabetes

    Philippa J. Talmud, Jackie A. Cooper, Richard W. Morris, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  10. Adult height, coronary heart disease and stroke: a multi-locus Mendelian randomization meta-analysis

    Eveline Nuesch, Caroline Dale, Tom M. Palmer, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  11. Is the adiposity-associated FTO gene variant related to all-cause mortality independent of adiposity? Meta-analysis of data from 169,551 Caucasian adults

    E. Zimmermann, L. H. Ängquist, S. S. Mirza, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  12. Would raising the total cholesterol diagnostic cut-off from 7.5 mmol/L to 9.3 mmol/L improve detection rate of patients with monogenic familial hypercholesterolaemia?

    M. Futema, Meena Kumari, C. Boustred, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  13. The role of material, psychosocial and behavioral factors in mediating the association between socioeconomic position and allostatic load (measured by cardiovascular, metabolic and inflammatory markers)

    Tony Robertson, Michaela Benzeval, Elise Whitley, et al.

    1. Income Dynamics
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Social Stratification
    5. Biology
  14. Mendelian randomization of blood lipids for coronary heart disease

    Michael V. Holmes, Folkert W. Asselbergs, Tom M. Palmer, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  15. Leukemia-associated somatic mutations drive distinct patterns of age-related clonal hemopoiesis

    Thomas McKerrell, Naomi Park, Thaidy Moreno, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Medicine
    3. Health
    4. Biology
    5. Genetics
  16. Genetic studies of body mass index yield new insights for obesity biology

    Adam E. Locke, Bratati Kahali, Sonja I. Berndt, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  17. New genetic loci link adipose and insulin biology to body fat distribution

    Dmitry Shungin, Thomas W. Winkler, Damien C. Croteau-Chonka, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  18. HMG-coenzyme A reductase inhibition, type 2 diabetes, and bodyweight: evidence from genetic analysis and randomised trials

    Daniel I. Swerdlow, David Preiss, Karoline B. Kuchenbaecker, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  19. The effect of Renin Angiotensin System genetic variants in acute pancreatitis

    James R. A. Skipworth, Rian M. Nijmeijer, Hjalmar C. van Santvoort, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  20. Biological interpretation of genome-wide association studies using predicted gene functions

    Tune H. Pers, Juha M. Karjalainen, Yingleong Chan, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  21. Genetic determinants of circulating interleukin-1 receptor antagonist levels and their association with glycemic traits

    Christian Herder, Marja-Liisa Nuotio, Sonia Shah, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  22. Association of diurnal patterns in salivary cortisol with type 2 diabetes in the Whitehall II study

    Ruth A. Hackett, Andrew Steptoe, and Meena Kumari

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  23. Stratification by smoking status reveals an association of CHRNA5-A3-B4 genotype with Body Mass Index in never smokers

    Amy E. Taylor, Richard W. Morris, Meg E. Fluharty, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  24. Grip strength across the life course: normative data from twelve British studies

    Richard M. Dodds, Holly E. Syddall, Rachel Cooper, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Life Course Analysis
    4. Biology
  25. A non-linear association between self-reported negative emotional response to stress and subsequent allostatic load: prospective results from the Whitehall II Cohort Study

    Nadya Dich, Stacey N. Doan, Mika Kivimäki, et al.

    1. Psychology
    2. Medicine
    3. Well Being
    4. Health
    5. Life Course Analysis
    6. Biology
  26. A systematic review and meta-analysis of 130,000 individuals shows smoking does not modify the association of APOE genotype on risk of coronary heart disease

    Michael V. Holmes, Ruth Frikke-Schmidt, Daniela Melis, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology
  27. No evidence of a longitudinal association between diurnal cortisol patterns and cognition

    Archana Singh-Manoux, Aline Dugravot, Alexis Elbaz, et al.

    1. Older People
    2. Medicine
    3. Health
    4. Biology
  28. Religious beliefs, knowledge about science and attitudes towards medical genetics

    Nick Allum, Elissa Sibley, Patrick Sturgis, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Science And Technology
    3. Religion
    4. Social Attitudes
    5. Biology
  29. Alcohol consumption and cognitive performance: a Mendelian randomization study

    Meena Kumari, Michael V. Holmes, Caroline E. Dale, et al.

    1. Drug/Alcohol Abuse
    2. Medicine
    3. Health
    4. Surveys
    5. Biology
  30. Association of vitamin D status with arterial blood pressure and hypertension risk: a mendelian randomisation study

    Karani S. Vimaleswaran, Alana Cavadino, Diane J. Berry, et al.

    1. Medicine
    2. Health
    3. Biology

Research home

Research home

News

Latest findings, new research

Publications search

Search all research by subject and author

Podcasts

Researchers discuss their findings and what they mean for society

Projects

Background and context, methods and data, aims and outputs

Events

Conferences, seminars and workshops

Survey methodology

Specialist research, practice and study

Taking the long view

ISER's annual report

Themes

Key research themes and areas of interest