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Yongmei Liu, M.D., Ph.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Yongmei Liu, M.D., Ph.D.

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Academic: 336-716-9503 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: yoliu@wakehealth.edu

Education & Training

  • M.D., Free Standing Institute-China, 1991
  • M.H.S., Springfield College, 1996
  • Ph.D., Sch Hyg & PH;Johns Hopkins U, 2004
  • Fellowship, Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, 1998
Yongmei Liu, M.D., Ph.D.

Yongmei Liu, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention

Research Interests

DNA Methylation; Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2; Genome-Wide Association Study; Polymorphism, Genetic; Albuminuria
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Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-9503 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: yoliu@wakehealth.edu

Recent Publications

Secondhand tobacco smoke exposure associations with DNA methylation of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor repressor. Reynolds LM, Magid HS, Chi GC, Lohman K, Barr RG, Kaufman JD, Hoeschele I, Blaha MJ, Navas-Acien A, Liu Y.. Nicotine Tob Res. 2017;19(4):442-451.

Longevity-associated FOXO3 genotype and its impact on coronary artery disease mortality in Japanese, Whites, and Blacks: a prospective study of three American populations. Willcox BJ, Morris BJ, Tranah GJ, Chen R, Masaki KH, He Q, Willcox DC, Allsopp RC, Moisyadi S, Gerschenson M, Davy PM, Poon LW, Rodriguez B, Newman AB, Harris TB, Cummings SR, Liu Y, Parimi N, Evans DS, Donlon TA.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017;72(5):724-728.

Multiethnic genome-wide meta-analysis of ectopic fat depots identifies loci associated with adipocyte development and differentiation. Chu AY, Deng X, Fisher VA, Drong A, Zhang Y, Feitosa MF, Liu CT, Weeks O, Choh AC, Duan Q, Dyer TD, Eicher JD, Guo X, Heard-Costa NL, Kacprowski T, Kent JW Jr, Lange LA, Liu X, Lohman K, Lu L, Mahajan A, O'Connell JR, Parihar A, Peralta JM,.. Nat Genet. 2017;49(1):125-130.

SOS2 and ACP1 loci identified through large-scale exome chip analysis regulate kidney development and function. Li M, Li Y, Weeks O, Mijatovic V, Teumer A, Huffman JE, Tromp G, Fuchsberger C, Gorski M, Lyytikainen LP, Nutile T, Sedaghat S, Sorice R, Tin A, Yang Q, Ahluwalia TS, Arking DE, Bihlmeyer NA, Boger CA, Carroll RJ, Chasman DI, Cornelis MC,.. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2017;28(3):981-994.

The complex genetics of gait speed: genome-wide meta-analysis approach. Ben-Avraham D, Karasik D, Verghese J, Lunetta KL, Smith JA, Eicher JD, Vered R, Deelen J, Arnold AM, Buchman AS, Tanaka T, Faul JD, Nethander M, Fornage M, Adams HH, Matteini AM, Callisaya ML, Smith AV, Yu L, De Jager PL, Evans DA, Gudnason V,.. Aging (Albany NY). 2017;9(1):209-246.

A genome-wide interaction analysis of tricyclic/tetracyclic antidepressants and RR and QT intervals: a pharmacogenomics study from the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) consortium. Noordam R, Sitlani CM, Avery CL, Stewart JD, Gogarten SM, Wiggins KL, Trompet S, Warren HR, Sun F, Evans DS, Li X, Li J, Smith AV, Bis JC, Brody JA, Busch EL, Caulfield MJ, Chen YI, Cummings SR, Cupples LA, Duan Q, Franco OH, Mendez-Giraldez R,.. J Med Genet. 2017;54(5):313-323.

Genome-wide association of white blood cell counts in Hispanic/Latino Americans: the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos. Jain D, Hodonsky CJ, Schick UM, Morrison JV, Minnerath S, Brown L, Schurmann C, Liu Y, Auer PL, Laurie CA, Taylor KD, Browning B, Papanicolaou G, Browning S, Loos RJ, North KE, Thyagarajan B, Laurie CC, Thornton TA, Sofer T, Reiner AP.. Hum Mol Genet. 2017;26(6):1193-1204.

Rare and low-frequency coding variants alter human adult height. Marouli E, Graff M, Medina-Gomez C, Lo KS, Wood AR, Kjaer TR, Fine RS, Lu Y, Schurmann C, Highland HM, Rueger S, Thorleifsson G, Justice AE, Lamparter D, Stirrups KE, Turcot V, Young KL, Winkler TW, Esko T, Karaderi T, Locke AE, Masca NG,.. Nature. 2017;542(7640):186-190.

Genomewide association scan of a mortality associated endophenotype for a long and healthy life in the Long Life Family Study. Singh J, Minster RL, Schupf N, Kraja A, Liu Y, Christensen K, Newman AB, Kammerer CM.. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017;72(10):1411-1416.

Detection of genetic loci associated with plasma fetuin-A: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies from the CHARGE Consortium. Jensen MK, Jensen RA, Mukamal KJ, Guo X, Yao J, Sun Q, Cornelis M, Liu Y, Chen MH, Kizer JR, Djousse L, Siscovick DS, Psaty BM, Zmuda JM, Rotter JI, Garcia M, Harris T, Chen I, Goodarzi MO, Nalls MA, Keller M, Arnold AM, Newman A, Hoogeeven RC,.. Hum Mol Genet. 2017;26(11):2156-2163.

Genome-wide association analysis identifies novel blood pressure loci and offers biological insights into cardiovascular risk. Warren HR, Evangelou E, Cabrera CP, Gao H, Ren M, Mifsud B, Ntalla I, Surendran P, Liu C, Cook JP, Kraja AT, Drenos F, Loh M, Verweij N, Marten J, Karaman I, Lepe MP, O'Reilly PF, Knight J, Snieder H, Kato N, He J, Tai ES, Said MA, Porteous D,.. Nat Genet. 2017;49(3):403-415.

Genomic analyses identify hundreds of variants associated with age at menarche and support a role for puberty timing in cancer risk. Day FR, Thompson DJ, Helgason H, Chasman D, Finucane H, Sulem P, Ruth KS, Whalen S, Sarkar AK, Albrecht E, Altmaier E, Amini M, Barbieri CM, Boutin T, Campbell A, Demerath E, Giri A, He C, Hottenga JJ, Karlsson R, Kolcic I, Loh PR, Lunetta KL,.. Nat Genet. 2017;49(6):834-841.

1000 Genomes-based meta-analysis identifies 10 novel loci for kidney function. Gorski M, van der Most PJ, Teumer A, Chu AY, Li M, Mijatovic V, Nolte IM, Cocca M, Taliun D, Gomez F, Li Y, Tayo B, Tin A, Feitosa MF, Aspelund T, Attia J, Biffar R, Bochud M, Boerwinkle E, Borecki I, Bottinger EP, Chen MH, Chouraki V, Ciullo M,.. Sci Rep. 2017;7():45040.

Genome-wide association study of red blood cell traits in Hispanics/Latinos: the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos. Hodonsky CJ, Jain D, Schick UM, Morrison JV, Brown L, McHugh CP, Schurmann C, Chen DD, Liu YM, Auer PL, Laurie CA, Taylor KD, Browning BL, Li Y, Papanicolaou G, Rotter JI, Kurita R, Nakamura Y, Browning SR, Loos RJF, North KE,.. PLoS Genet. 2017;13(4):e1006760.

Genome-wide physical activity interactions in adiposity - a meta-analysis of 200,452 adults. Graff M, Scott RA, Justice AE, Young KL, Feitosa MF, Barata L, Winkler TW, Chu AY, Mahajan A, Hadley D, Xue L, Workalemahu T, Heard-Costa NL, den Hoed M, Ahluwalia TS, Qi Q, Ngwa JS, Renstrom F, Quaye L, Eicher JD, Hayes JE, Cornelis M,.. PLoS Genet. 2017;13(4):e1006528.

Neighborhood characteristics influence DNA methylation of genes involved in stress response and inflammation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Smith JA, Zhao W, Wang X, Ratliff SM, Mukherjee B, Kardia SLR, Liu Y, Diez Roux AV, Needham BL.. Epigenetics. 2017;():.

Transcriptomic profiles of aging in naive and memory CD4+ cells from mice. Taylor J, Reynolds L, Hou L, Lohman K, Cui W, Kritchevsky S, McCall C, Liu Y.. Immun Ageing. 2017;2017(14):15.

Type 2 diabetes variants disrupt function of SLC16A11 through two distinct mechanisms. Rusu V, Hoch E, Mercader JM, Tenen DE, Gymrek M, Hartigan CR, DeRan M, von Grotthuss M, Fontanillas P, Spooner A, Guzman G, Deik AA, Pierce KA, Dennis C, Clish CB, Carr SA, Wagner BK, Schenone M, Ng MCY, Chen BH, Centeno-Cruz F, Zerrweck C,.. Cell. 2017;170(1):.

Pharmacogenomics study of thiazide diuretics and QT interval in multi-ethnic populations: the cohorts for heart and aging research in genomic epidemiology. Seyerle AA, Sitlani CM, Noordam R, Gogarten SM, Li J, Li X, Evans DS, Sun F, Laaksonen MA, Isaacs A, Kristiansson K, Highland HM, Stewart JD, Harris TB, Trompet S, Bis JC, Peloso GM, Brody JA, Broer L, Busch EL, Duan Q, Stilp AM, O'Donnell CJ,.. Pharmacogenomics J. 2017;():.

Novel blood pressure locus and gene discovery using genome-wide association study and expression data sets from blood and the kidney. Wain LV, Vaez A, Jansen R, Joehanes R, van der Most PJ, Erzurumluoglu AM, O'Reilly PF, Cabrera CP, Warren HR, Rose LM, Verwoert GC, Hottenga JJ, Strawbridge RJ, Esko T, Arking DE, Hwang SJ, Guo X, Kutalik Z, Trompet S, Shrine N, Teumer A,.. Hypertension. 2017;():.

Large meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies identifies five loci for lean body mass. Zillikens MC, Demissie S, Hsu YH, Yerges-Armstrong LM, Chou WC, Stolk L, Livshits G, Broer L, Johnson T, Koller DL, Kutalik Z, Luan J, Malkin I, Ried JS, Smith AV, Thorleifsson G, Vandenput L, Hua Zhao J, Zhang W, Aghdassi A, Akesson K, Amin N,.. Nat Commun. 2017;8(1):80.

Blood monocyte transcriptome and epigenome analyses reveal loci associated with human atherosclerosis. Liu Y, Reynolds LM, Ding J, Hou L, Lohman K, Young T, Cui W, Huang Z, Grenier C, Wan M, Stunnenberg HG, Siscovick D, Hou L, Psaty BM, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Kaufman JD, Burke GL, Murphy S, Jacobs DR Jr, Post W, Hoeschele I, Bell DA, Herrington D,.. Nat Commun. 2017;8(1):393.

PCSK9 loss-of-function variants, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: data from 9 studies of blacks and whites. Kent ST, Rosenson RS, Avery CL, Chen YI, Correa A, Cummings SR, Cupples LA, Cushman M, Evans DS, Gudnason V, Harris TB, Howard G, Irvin MR, Judd SE, Jukema JW, Lange L, Levitan EB, Li X, Liu Y, Post WS, Postmus I, Psaty BM, Rotter JI, Safford MM,.. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2017;10(4):e001632.

Transcriptome-wide analysis identifies novel associations with blood pressure. Zeller T, Schurmann C, Schramm K, Muller C, Kwon S, Wild PS, Teumer A, Herrington D, Schillert A, Iacoviello L, Kratzer A, Jagodzinski A, Karakas M, Ding J, Neumann JT, Kuulasmaa K, Gieger C, Kacprowski T, Schnabel RB, Roden M, Wahl S, Rotter JI,.. Hypertension. 2017;70(4):743-750.

D-dimer in African Americans: whole genome sequence analysis and relationship to cardiovascular disease risk in the Jackson Heart Study. Raffield LM, Zakai NA, Duan Q, Laurie C, Smith JD, Irvin MR, Doyle MF, Naik RP, Song C, Manichaikul AW, Liu Y, Durda P, Rotter JI, Jenny NS, Rich SS, Wilson JG, Johnson AD, Correa A, Li Y, Nickerson DA, Rice K, Lange EM, Cushman M, Lange LA, Reiner AP.. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2017;37(11):2220-2227.

Differentially conserved transcriptomic response to adversity related to self-rated health in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Riestra P, Gebreab SY, Liu Y, Diez Roux AV, Khan RR, Gaye A, Xu R, Davis SK.. Exp Biol Med (Maywood). 2017;():.

Impact of common genetic determinants of hemoglobin A1c on type 2 diabetes risk and diagnosis in ancestrally diverse populations: a transethnic genome-wide meta-analysis. Wheeler E, Leong A, Liu CT, Hivert MF, Strawbridge RJ, Podmore C, Li M, Yao J, Sim X, Hong J, Chu AY, Zhang W, Wang X, Chen P, Maruthur NM, Porneala BC, Sharp SJ, Jia Y, Kabagambe EK, Chang LC, Chen WM, Elks CE, Evans DS, Fan Q,.. PLoS One. 2017;14(9):e1002383.

GWAS for executive function and processing speed suggests involvement of the CADM2 gene. Ibrahim-Verbaas CA, Bressler J, Debette S, Schuur M, Smith AV, Bis JC, Davies G, Trompet S, Smith JA, Wolf C, Chibnik LB, Liu Y, Vitart V, Kirin M, Petrovic K, Polasek O, Zgaga L, Fawns-Ritchie C, Hoffmann P, Karjalainen J, Lahti J, Llewellyn DJ,.. Mol Psychiatry. 2016;21(2):189-197.

Interaction of methylation-related genetic variants with circulating fatty acids on plasma lipids: a meta-analysis of 7 studies and methylation analysis of 3 studies in the Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology consortium. Ma Y, Follis JL, Smith CE, Tanaka T, Manichaikul AW, Chu AY, Samieri C, Zhou X, Guan W, Wang L, Biggs ML, Chen YD, Hernandez DG, Borecki I, Chasman D, Rich SS, Ferrucci L, Irvin MR, Aslibekyan S, Zhi D, Tiwari HK, Claas SA, Sha J, Kabagambe EK, Lai CQ,.. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016;103(2):567-578.

Genome-wide association study of platelet count identifies ancestry-specific loci in Hispanic/Latino Americans. Schick UM, Jain D, Hodonsky CJ, Morrison JV, Davis JP, Brown L, Sofer T, Conomos MP, Schurmann C, McHugh CP, Nelson SC, Vadlamudi S, Stilp A, Plantinga A, Baier L, Bien SA, Gogarten SM, Laurie CA, Taylor KD, Liu Y, Auer PL, Franceschini N,.. Am J Hum Genet. 2016;98(2):229-242.

Genome-wide meta-analysis uncovers novel loci influencing circulating leptin levels. Kilpelainen TO, Carli JF, Skowronski AA, Sun Q, Kriebel J, Feitosa MF, Hedman AK, Drong AW, Hayes JE, Zhao J, Pers TH, Schick U, Grarup N, Kutalik Z, Trompet S, Mangino M, Kristiansson K, Beekman M, Lyytikainen LP, Eriksson J, Henneman P, Lahti J,.. Nat Commun. 2016;7():10494.

Genetic associations at 53 loci highlight cell types and biological pathways relevant for kidney function. Pattaro C, Teumer A, Gorski M, Chu AY, Li M, Mijatovic V, Garnaas M, Tin A, Sorice R, Li Y, Taliun D, Olden M, Foster M, Yang Q, Chen MH, Pers TH, Johnson AD, Ko YA, Fuchsberger C, Tayo B, Nalls M, Feitosa MF, Isaacs A, Dehghan A, d'Adamo P, Adeyemo A,.. Nat Commun. 2016;7():10023.

Somatic, positive and negative domains of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression (CES-D) scale: a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies. Demirkan A, Lahti J, Direk N, Viktorin A, Lunetta KL, Terracciano A, Nalls MA, Tanaka T, Hek K, Fornage M, Wellmann J, Cornelis MC, Ollila HM, Yu L, Smith JA, Pilling LC, Isaacs A, Palotie A, Zhuang WV, Zonderman A, Faul JD, Sutin A, Meirelles O,.. Psychol Med. 2016;46(8):1613-1623.

New loci for body fat percentage reveal link between adiposity and cardiometabolic disease risk. Lu Y, Day FR, Gustafsson S, Buchkovich ML, Na J, Bataille V, Cousminer DL, Dastani Z, Drong AW, Esko T, Evans DM, Falchi M, Feitosa MF, Ferreira T, Hedman AK, Haring R, Hysi PG, Iles MM, Justice AE, Kanoni S, Lagou V, Li R, Li X, Locke A, Lu C, Magi R,.. Nat Commun. 2016;7():10495.

Genome-wide association study for incident myocardial infarction and coronary heart disease in prospective cohort studies: the CHARGE consortium. Dehghan A, Bis JC, White CC, Smith AV, Morrison AC, Cupples LA, Trompet S, Chasman DI, Lumley T, Volker U, Buckley BM, Ding J, Jensen MK, Folsom AR, Kritchevsky SB, Girman CJ, Ford I, Dorr M, Salomaa V, Uitterlinden AG, Eiriksdottir G, Vasan RS,.. PLoS One. 2016;11(3):e0144997.

The FoxO3 gene and cause-specific mortality. Willcox BJ, Tranah GJ, Chen R, Morris BJ, Masaki KH, He Q, Willcox DC, Allsopp RC, Moisyadi S, Poon LW, Rodriguez B, Newman AB, Harris TB, Cummings SR, Liu Y, Parimi N, Evans DS, Davy P, Gerschenson M, Donlon TA.. Aging Cell. 2016;15(4):617-624.

Discovery of genetic variation on chromosome 5q22 associated with mortality in heart failure. Smith JG, Felix JF, Morrison AC, Kalogeropoulos A, Trompet S, Wilk JB, Gidlof O, Wang X, Morley M, Mendelson M, Joehanes R, Ligthart S, Shan X, Bis JC, Wang YA, Sjogren M, Ngwa J, Brandimarto J, Stott DJ, Aguilar D, Rice KM, Sesso HD, Demissie S,.. PLoS Genet. 2016;12(5):e1006034.

Trans-ethnic meta-analysis and functional annotation illuminates the genetic architecture of fasting glucose and insulin. Liu CT, Raghavan S, Maruthur N, Kabagambe EK, Hong J, Ng MC, Hivert MF, Lu Y, An P, Bentley AR, Drolet AM, Gaulton KJ, Guo X, Armstrong LL, Irvin MR, Li M, Lipovich L, Rybin DV, Taylor KD, Agyemang C, Palmer ND, Cade BE, Chen WM, Dauriz M,.. Am J Hum Genet. 2016;99(1):56-75.

GWAS analysis of handgrip and lower body strength in older adults in the CHARGE consortium. Matteini AM, Tanaka T, Karasik D, Atzmon G, Chou WC, Eicher JD, Johnson AD, Arnold AM, Callisaya ML, Davies G, Evans DS, Holtfreter B, Lohman K, Lunetta KL, Mangino M, Smith AV, Smith JA, Teumer A, Yu L, Arking DE, Buchman AS, Chibinik LB, De Jager PL,.. Aging Cell. 2016;15(5):792-800.

Genomewide meta-analysis identifies loci associated with IGF-I and IGFBP-3 levels with impact on age-related traits. Teumer A, Qi Q, Nethander M, Aschard H, Bandinelli S, Beekman M, Berndt SI, Bidlingmaier M, Broer L, Cappola A, Ceda GP, Chanock S, Chen MH, Chen TC, Chen YI, Chung J, Del Greco Miglianico F, Eriksson J, Ferrucci L, Friedrich N, Gnewuch C,.. Aging Cell. 2016;15(5):811-824.

Exome genotyping identifies pleiotropic variants associated with red blood cell traits. Chami N, Chen MH, Slater AJ, Eicher JD, Evangelou E, Tajuddin SM, Love-Gregory L, Kacprowski T, Schick UM, Nomura A, Giri A, Lessard S, Brody JA, Schurmann C, Pankratz N, Yanek LR, Manichaikul A, Pazoki R, Mihailov E, Hill WD, Raffield LM, Burt A,.. Am J Hum Genet. 2016;99(1):8-21.

Platelet-related variants identified by exomechip meta-analysis in 157,293 individuals. Eicher JD, Chami N, Kacprowski T, Nomura A, Chen MH, Yanek LR, Tajuddin SM, Schick UM, Slater AJ, Pankratz N, Polfus L, Schurmann C, Giri A, Brody JA, Lange LA, Manichaikul A, Hill WD, Pazoki R, Elliot P, Evangelou E, Tzoulaki I, Gao H, Vergnaud AC,.. Am J Hum Genet. 2016;99(1):40-55.

An empirical comparison of joint and stratified frameworks for studying G x E interactions: systolic blood pressure and smoking in the CHARGE Gene-Lifestyle Interactions Working Group. Sung YJ, Winkler TW, Manning AK, Aschard H, Gudnason V, Harris TB, Smith AV, Boerwinkle E, Brown MR, Morrison AC, Fornage M, Lin LA, Richard M, Bartz TM, Psaty BM, Hayward C, Polasek O, Marten J, Rudan I, Feitosa MF, Kraja AT, Province MA,.. Genet Epidemiol. 2016;40(5):404-415.

Large-scale exome-wide association analysis identifies loci for white blood cell traits and pleiotropy with immune-mediated diseases. Tajuddin SM, Schick UM, Eicher JD, Chami N, Giri A, Brody JA, Hill WD, Kacprowski T, Li J, Lyytikainen LP, Manichaikul A, Mihailov E, O'Donoghue ML, Pankratz N, Pazoki R, Polfus LM, Smith AV, Schurmann C, Vacchi-Suzzi C, Waterworth DM, Evangelou E,.. Am J Hum Genet. 2016;99(1):22-39.

Genetic investigation into the differential risk of atrial fibrillation among black and white individuals. Roberts JD, Hu D, Heckbert SR, Alonso A, Dewland TA, Vittinghoff E, Liu Y, Psaty BM, Olgin JE, Magnani JW, Huntsman S, Burchard EG, Arking DE, Bibbins-Domingo K, Harris TB, Perez MV, Ziv E, Marcus GM.. JAMA Cardiol. 2016;1(4):442-450.

Fine-mapping, novel loci identification, and SNP association transferability in a genome-wide association study of QRS duration in African Americans. Evans DS, Avery CL, Nalls MA, Li G, Barnard J, Smith EN, Tanaka T, Butler AM, Buxbaum SG, Alonso A, Arking DE, Berenson GS, Bis JC, Buyske S, Carty CL, Chen W, Chung MK, Cummings SR, Deo R, Eaton CB, Fox ER, Heckbert SR, Heiss G, Hindorff LA,.. Hum Mol Genet. 2016;25(19):4350-4368.

Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies of HDL cholesterol response to statins. Postmus I, Warren HR, Trompet S, Arsenault BJ, Avery CL, Bis JC, Chasman DI, de Keyser CE, Deshmukh HA, Evans DS, Feng Q, Li X, Smit RA, Smith AV, Sun F, Taylor KD, Arnold AM, Barnes MR, Barratt BJ, Betteridge J, Boekholdt SM, Boerwinkle E,.. J Med Genet. 2016;53(12):835-845.

Epigenetic signatures of cigarette smoking. Joehanes R, Just AC, Marioni RE, Pilling LC, Reynolds LM, Mandaviya PR, Guan W, Xu T, Elks CE, Aslibekyan S, Moreno-Macias H, Smith JA, Brody JA, Dhingra R, Yousefi P, Pankow JS, Kunze S, Shah SH, McRae AF, Lohman K, Sha J, Absher DM,.. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2016;9(5):436-447.

Meta-analysis of rare and common exome chip variants identifies S1PR4 and other loci influencing blood cell traits. Pankratz N, Schick UM, Zhou Y, Zhou W, Ahluwalia TS, Allende ML, Auer PL, Bork-Jensen J, Brody JA, Chen MH, Clavo V, Eicher JD, Grarup N, Hagedorn EJ, Hu B, Hunker K, Johnson AD, Leusink M, Lu YC, Lyytikainen LP, Manichaikul A, Marioni RE,.. Nat Genet. 2016;48(8):867-876.

Meta-analysis identifies common and rare variants influencing blood pressure and overlapping with metabolic trait loci. Liu C, Kraja AT, Smith JA, Brody JA, Franceschini N, Bis JC, Rice K, Morrison AC, Lu Y, Weiss S, Guo X, Palmas W, Martin LW, Chen YD, Surendran P, Drenos F, Cook JP, Auer PL, Chu AY, Giri A, Zhao W, Jakobsdottir J, Lin LA, Stafford JM, Amin N, Mei H,.. Nat Genet. 2016;48(10):1162-1170.

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Yongmei Liu, M.D., Ph.D.

Yongmei Liu, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention

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