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Dr Majinder Sandhu

Keywords

population genomics ; GWAS ; genetic variation

Topics

  • Cardiometabolic diseases

Key Publications

The African Genome Variation Project shapes medical genetics in Africa. Gurdasani D, Carstensen T, Tekola-Ayele F, Pagani L, Tachmazidou I, Hatzikotoulas K, Karthikeyan S, Iles L, Pollard MO, Choudhury A, Ritchie GR, Xue Y, Asimit J, Nsubuga RN, Young EH, Pomilla C, Kivinen K, Rockett K, Kamali A, Doumatey AP, Asiki G, Seeley J, Sisay-Joof F, Jallow M, Tollman S, Mekonnen E, Ekong R, Oljira T, Bradman N, Bojang K, Ramsay M, Adeyemo A, Bekele E, Motala A, Norris SA, Pirie F, Kaleebu P, Kwiatkowski D, Tyler-Smith C, Rotimi C, Zeggini E, Sandhu MS. Nature. 2015 Jan 15;517(7534):327-32.

Open-source electronic data capture system offered increased accuracy and cost-effectiveness compared with paper methods in Africa. Dillon DG, Pirie F, Rice S, Pomilla C, Sandhu MS, Motala AA, Young EH; African Partnership for Chronic Disease Research (APCDR). J Clin Epidemiol. 2014 Dec;67(12):1358-63.

Urbanicity and lifestyle risk factors for cardiometabolic diseases in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional study. Riha J, Karabarinde A, Ssenyomo G, Allender S, Asiki G, Kamali A, Young EH, Sandhu MS, Seeley J. PLoS Med. 2014 Jul 29;11(7):e1001683.

Effects of long-term averaging of quantitative blood pressure traits on the detection of genetic associations. Ganesh SK, Chasman DI, Larson MG, Guo X, Verwoert G, Bis JC, Gu X, Smith AV, Yang ML, Zhang Y, Ehret G, Rose LM, Hwang SJ, Papanicolau GJ, Sijbrands EJ, Rice K, Eiriksdottir G, Pihur V, Ridker PM, Vasan RS, Newton-Cheh C; Global Blood Pressure Genetics Consortium, Raffel LJ, Amin N, Rotter JI, Liu K, Launer LJ, Xu M, Caulfield M, Morrison AC, Johnson AD, Vaidya D, Dehghan A, Li G, Bouchard C, Harris TB, Zhang H, Boerwinkle E, Siscovick DS, Gao W, Uitterlinden AG, Rivadeneira F, Hofman A, Willer CJ, Franco OH, Huo Y, Witteman JC, Munroe PB, Gudnason V, Palmas W, van Duijn C, Fornage M, Levy D, Psaty BM, Chakravarti A. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Jul 3;95(1):49-65.

Research capacity. Enabling the genomic revolution in Africa. H3Africa Consortium, Rotimi C, Abayomi A, ... Sandhu MS, ... Yewondwos M, sen T, Yozwiak N, Zar H. Science. 2014 Jun 20;344(6190):1346-8.

A general approach for haplotype phasing across the full spectrum of relatedness. O'Connell J, Gurdasani D, Delaneau O, Pirastu N, Ulivi S, Cocca M, Traglia M, Huang J, Huffman JE, Rudan I, McQuillan R, Fraser RM, Campbell H, Polasek O, Asiki G, Ekoru K, Hayward C, Wright AF, Vitart V, Navarro P, Zagury JF, Wilson JF, Toniolo D, Gasparini P, Soranzo N, Sandhu MS, Marchini J. PLoS Genet. 2014 Apr 17;10(4):e1004234.

Lipoprotein(a) levels, genotype, and incident aortic valve stenosis: a prospective mendelian randomization study and replication in a case-control cohort. Arsenault BJ, Boekholdt SM, Dubé MP, Rhéaume E, Wareham NJ, Khaw KT, Sandhu MS, Tardif JC. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2014 Jun;7(3):304-10.

The use of anthropometric measures for cardiometabolic risk identification in a rural African population. Murphy GA, Asiki G, Nsubuga RN, Young EH, Seeley J, Sandhu MS, Kamali A. Diabetes Care. 2014 Apr;37(4):e64-5.

Association of HIV and ART with cardiometabolic traits in sub-Saharan Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Dillon DG, Gurdasani D, Riha J, Ekoru K, Asiki G, Mayanja BN, Levitt NS, Crowther NJ, Nyirenda M, Njelekela M, Ramaiya K, Nyan O, Adewole OO, Anastos K, Azzoni L, Boom WH, Compostella C, Dave JA, Dawood H, Erikstrup C, Fourie CM, Friis H, Kruger A, Idoko JA, Longenecker CT, Mbondi S, Mukaya JE, Mutimura E, Ndhlovu CE, Praygod G, Pefura Yone EW, Pujades-Rodriguez M, Range N, Sani MU, Schutte AE, Sliwa K, Tien PC, Vorster EH, Walsh C, Zinyama R, Mashili F, Sobngwi E, Adebamowo C, Kamali A, Seeley J, Young EH, Smeeth L, Motala AA, Kaleebu P, Sandhu MS; African Partnership for Chronic Disease Research (APCDR). Int J Epidemiol. 2013 Dec;42(6):1754-71.

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