Publications

Selected Publication (# advisee, ^ first/co-first author, * senior/co-senior/corresponding author

Zhu Z#, Li J, Si J#, Ma B#, Shi H, Lv J, Cao W, Guo Y, Millwood I, Walters R, Lin K, Yang L, Chen Y, Du H, Yu B, Hasegawa K, Camargo CA, Moffatt MF, Cookson WOC, Chen J, Chen Z, Li L, Yu C*, Liang L*. (2021) A large-scale genome-wide association analysis of lung function in the Chinese population identifies novel loci and highlights shared genetic etiology with obesity. European Respiratory Journal (in press).

Si J#, Li J, Yu C, Guo Y, Bian Z, Millwood IY, Yang L, Walters RG, Chen Y, Du H, Yin L, Chen J, Chen J, Chen Z, Li L*, Liang L*, Lv J*; on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group (2021) Improved lipidomic profile mediates the effects of adherence to healthy lifestyles on coronary heart disease. eLife 10:e60999. PMID: 33558007

Feng YA#, Guo Y#, Pain L, Lathrop GM, Laprise C, Moffatt MF, Cookson WOCM, Liang L* (2020) Estimating cell-type specific DNA methylation effects in heterogeneous cellular populations. Epigenomics PMID: 33350870

Zhu Z#, Hasegawa K, Ma B, Fujiogi M, Camargo CA Jr, Liang L*. (2020) Association of obesity and its genetic predisposition with the risk of severe COVID-19: Analysis of population-based cohort data. Metabolism. 2020 Aug 22;112:154345. PMID: 32835759 PMCID: PMC7442576

Zhu Z#, Hasegawa K, Ma B, Fujiogi M, Camargo CA Jr, Liang L*. (2020) Association of asthma and its genetic predisposition with the risk of severe COVID-19. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Aug;146(2):327-329.e4. PMID: 32522462 PMCID: PMC7423602

Lin Y#, Yin P, Zhu Z#, Peng Y, Li M, Li J, Liang L*, Yu X* (2020) Epigenome-wide Association Study and Network Analysis for IgA Nephropathy from CD19 + B-cell in Chinese Population. Epigenetics PMID: 33319642

Zhu Z#, Hasegawa K, Camargo CA Jr, Liang L. (2020) Investigating asthma heterogeneity through shared and distinct genetics: Insights from genome-wide cross-trait analysis. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2020 Jul 18:S0091-6749(20)30966-0. PMID: 32693092 PMCID: PMC7368660

Li J#, Guasch-Ferré M, Chung W#, Ruiz-Canela M, Toledo E, Corella D, Bhupathiraju SN, Tobias DK, Tabung FK, Hu J#, Zhao T#, Turman C, Feng YA#, Clish CB, Mucci L, Eliassen AH, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW, Wolpin BM, Ascherio A, Rimm EB, Manson JE, Qi L, Martínez-González MÁ, Salas-Salvadó J, Hu FB*, Liang L*. (2020) The Mediterranean diet, plasma metabolome, and cardiovascular disease risk. Eur Heart J. 2020 May 14:ehaa209. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa209. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32406924
Editorial at the same issue introducing our study is available at PMID: 32357245.

Zhu Z#, Guo Y#, Shi H, Liu CL, Panganiban RA, Chung W#, O’Connor LJ, Himes BE, Gazal S, Hasegawa K, Camargo CA, Jr., Qi L, Moffatt MF, Hu FB, Lu Q, Cookson WOC, Liang L*. (2020) Shared genetic and experimental links between obesity-related traits and asthma subtypes in UK Biobank. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 145(2):537-549. PMC7010560.

Guo Y#, Chung W#, Zhu Z#, Shan Z, Li J#, Liu S, Liang L*. (2019) Genome-Wide Assessment for Resting Heart Rate and Shared Genetics With Cardiometabolic Traits and Type 2 Diabetes. J Am Coll Cardiol. 74(17):2162-2174. PMID: 31648709.
Editorial: Munroe et al J Am Coll Cardiol. 2019

Huan T, Joehanes R, Song C, Peng F, Guo Y#, Mendelson M, Yao C, Liu C, Ma J, Richard M, Agha G, Guan W, Almli LM, Conneely KN, Keefe J, Hwang SJ, Johnson AD, Fornage M, Liang L*, Levy D*. (2019) Genome-wide identification of DNA methylation QTLs in whole blood highlights pathways for cardiovascular disease. Nature Communications. 10(1):4267. PMC6753136.

Wang G^, Sun Q^, Liang L^, Clash C, Zhang C, Hong X, Ji Y, Radovick S, Pearson C, Bartell TR, Zuckerman B, Cheng TL, Hu FB, Wang X. (2019) Inter-generational link of obesity in term and preterm births: role of maternal plasma acylcarnitines. Int J Obes (Lond). 43(10):1967-1977. PMID: 31332276.

Zhu Z#, Lin Y#, Li X, Driver JA, Liang L*. (2019) Shared genetic architecture between metabolic traits and Alzheimer’s disease: a large-scale genome-wide cross-trait analysis. Hum Genet. 2019 Feb 25. doi: 10.1007/s00439-019-01988-9.

Chung W#, Chen J#, Turman C, Lindstrom S, Zhu Z#, Loh PR, Kraft P, Liang L*. (2019) Efficient cross-trait penalized regression increases prediction accuracy in large cohorts using secondary phenotypes. Nat Commun. 2019 Feb 4;10(1):569.

Chaffin MD#, Cao L#, Deik AA, Clish CB, Hu FB, Martínez-González MA, Razquin C, Bullo M, Corella D, Gómez-Gracia E, Fiol M, Estruch R, Lapetra J, Fitó M, Arós F, Serra-Majem L, Ros E, Liang L.* (2019) MetProc: separating measurement artifacts from true metabolites in an untargeted metabolomics experiment. J Proteome Res. 2018 Dec 18. doi: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.8b00893.

Zhu Z#, Zhu X, Liu CL, Shi H, Shen S, Yang Y, Hasegawa K, Camargo CA, Jr., Liang L*. (2019) Shared genetics of asthma and mental health disorders: a large-scale genome-wide cross-trait analysis. Eur Respir J. 54(6):PMID: 31619474.

Ma B#, Allard C, Bouchard L, Perron P, Mittleman MA, Hivert MF, Liang L*. (2019) Locus-specific DNA methylation prediction in cord blood and placenta. Epigenetics. 14(4):405-420. PMC6557556.

Li J#, Zhu X, Yu K, Jiang H, Zhang Y, Wang B, Liu X, Deng S, Hu J, Deng Q, Sun H, Guo H, Zhang X, Chen W, Yuan J, He M, Bai Y, Han X, Liu B, Liu C, Guo Y, Zhang B, Zhang Z, Hu F, Gao W, Li L, Lathrop M, Laprise C, Liang L*, Wu T* (2018) Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and accelerated DNA methylation aging. Environmental Health Perspectives 126(6):067005.

Zhu Z#, Lee PH, Chaffin MD, Chung W, Loh PR, Lu Q, Christiani DC, Liang L*. (2018) A genome-wide cross trait analysis from UK Biobank highlights the shared genetic architecture of asthma and allergic diseases. Nature Genetics 50(6):857-864.

Li J#, Zhu X, Yu K, Jiang H, Zhang Y, Deng S, Cheng L, Liu X, Zhong J, Zhang X, He M, Chen W, Yuan J, Gao M, Bai Y, Han X, Liu B, Luo X, Mei W, He X, Sun S, other authors, Mao X, Peng Y, Mao Y, Ye P, Wang QK, Qi L, Hu F, Liang L*, Wu T*. (2017) Genome-Wide Analysis of DNA Methylation and Acute Coronary Syndrome. Circulation Research. CIRCRESAHA.116.310324

Feng YA#, Cho K, Lindstrom S, Kraft P, Cormack J; IGAP Consortium, Colorectal Transdisciplinary Study (CORECT); Discovery, Biology, and Risk of Inherited Variants in Breast Cancer (DRIVE); Elucidating Loci Involved in Prostate Cancer Susceptibility (ELLIPSE); Transdisciplinary Research in Cancer of the Lung (TRICL), Liang L*, Driver JA. (2017) Investigating the genetic relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and cancer using GWAS summary statistics. Hum Genet. 136(10):1341-1351.

Chen J#, Behnam E, Huang J, Moffatt MF, Schaid DJ, Liang L*, Lin X*. (2017) Fast and robust adjustment of cell mixtures in epigenome-wide association studies with SmartSVA. BMC Genomics. 18(1):413.

Mendelson MM*, Marioni RE*, Joehanes R, Liu C, Hedman AK, Aslibekyan S, Demerath EW, other authors, Liang L*, Levy D*, Deary IJ* (2016) Association of Body Mass Index with DNA Methylation and Gene Expression in Blood Cells and Relations to Cardiometabolic Disease: A Mendelian Randomization Approach PLoS Medicine 14(1):e1002215.

Sun L*, Liang L*, Gao X, Zhang H, Yao P, Hu Y, Ma Y, Wang F, Jin Q, Li H, Li R, Liu Y, Hu FB, Zeng R, Lin X, Wu J. (2016) Early Prediction of Developing Type 2 Diabetes by Plasma Acylcarnitines: A Population-Based Study. Diabetes Care. 2016 Sep;39(9):1563-70.

Lin X#, Qi Q, Zheng Y, Huang T, Lathrop M, Zelenika D, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Liang L*, Lu Qi* (2015) Neuropeptide Y genotype, central obesity and abdominal fat distribution: the POUNDS LOST trial. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 102(2):514-9.

Huang J#, Chen J#, Esparza J, Ding J, Elder JT, Abecasis GR, Lee YA, Lathrop GM, Moffatt MF, Cookson WOC, Liang L* (2015) eQTL mapping identify insertion and deletion specific eQTLs in multiple tissues. Nature Communications 6:6821.

Liang L, Willis-Owen SAG, Laprise C, Wong KCC, Davies GA, Hudson TJ, Binia A, Hopkin JM, Yang IV, Grundberg E, Busche S, Hudson M, Rönnblom L, Pastinen TM, Schwartz DA, Lathrop GM, Moffatt MF, Cookson WOC (2015) An Epigenome-Wide Association Study of Total Serum Immunoglobulin E Concentration. Nature 520(7549):670-4.

Ma B#, Huang J#, Liang L*. (2014) RTeQTL: Real-Time Online Engine for Expression Quantitative Trait Loci Analyses. Database (Oxford). 2014 Jul 18;2014. pii: bau066. doi: 10.1093/database/bau066.

Liang L, Cookson WO. (2014) Grasping nettles: cellular heterogeneity and other confounders in epigenome-wide association studies. Hum Mol Genet. 23(R1):R83-R88.

Ma B#, Wilker EH, Willis-Owen SA, Byun HM, Wong KC, Motta V, Baccarelli AA, Schwartz J, Cookson WO, Khabbaz K, Mittleman MA, Moffatt MF, Liang L*. (2014) Predicting DNA methylation level across human tissues. Nucleic Acids Research. 42(6):3515-28.

Huang J#, Chen J#, Lathrop M, Liang L*. (2013) A tool for RNA sequencing sample identity check. Bioinformatics 29(11):1463-4

Liang L, Morar N, Dixon AL, Lathrop GM, Abecasis GR, Moffatt MF, Cookson WO (2013) A cross-platform catalogue of 14,177 expression quantitative trait loci derived from lymphoblastoid cell lines. Genome Research 23(4):716-26

Cookson WOC, Liang L, Abecasis GR, Moffatt MF, Lathrop M. (2009) Mapping complex disease traits with global gene expression. Nature Reviews Genetics 10, 184-194

Guan W*, Liang L*, Boehnke M, Abecasis GR. (2009) Genotype-based matching to correct for population stratification in large-scale case-control genetic association studies. Genet Epidemiol 33(6):508-17. DOI: 10.1002/gepi.20403

Liang L, Chen WM, Sham PC, Abecasis GR (2009). Variance components linkage analysis with repeated measurements. Human Heredity 67, 237-247

Dixon AL*, Liang L*, Moffatt MF*, Chen W, Heath S, Wong KCC, Taylor J, Gut I, Farrall M, Lathrop GM, Abecasis GR, Cookson WOC (2007). A genome-wide association study of global gene expression. Nature Genetics 39, 1202-1207

Moffatt MF*, Kabesch M*, Liang L*, Dixon AL, Strachan D, Heath S, Depner M, von Berg A, Bufe A, Rietschel E, Heinzmann A, Simma B, Frischer T, Willis-Owen SAG, Wong KCC, Illig T, Vogelberg C, Weiland SK, von Mutius E, Abecasis GR, Farrall M, Gut IG, Lathrop GM, Cookson WOC (2007). Genetic variants regulating ORMDL3 expression contribute to the risk of childhood asthma. Nature 448, 470-473

Liang L, Zöllner S, Abecasis GR (2007). GENOME: a rapid coalescent-based whole genome simulator. Bioinformatics 23, 1565-1567

Complete list of peer reviewed publications (# advisee, ^ first/co-first author, * senior/co-senior/corresponding author

2006

  1. Li M, Atmaca-Sonmez P, Othman M, Branham KE, Khanna R, Wade MS, Li Y, Liang L, Zareparsi S, Swaroop A, Abecasis GR. (2006) CFH haplotypes without the Y402H coding variant show strong association with susceptibility to age-related macular degeneration. Nat Genet. 38(9):1049-1054. PMC1941700.

 

2007

  1. Libioulle C, Louis E, Hansoul S, Sandor C, Farnir F, Franchimont D, Vermeire S, Dewit O, de Vos M, Dixon A, Demarche B, Gut I, Heath S, Foglio M, Liang L, Laukens D, Mni M, Zelenika D, Van Gossum A, Rutgeerts P, Belaiche J, Lathrop M, Georges M. (2007) Novel Crohn disease locus identified by genome-wide association maps to a gene desert on 5p13.1 and modulates expression of PTGER4. PLoS Genet. 3(4):e58. PMC1853118 interests exist.
  2. Moffatt MF, Kabesch M, Liang L^, Dixon AL, Strachan D, Heath S, Depner M, von Berg A, Bufe A, Rietschel E, Heinzmann A, Simma B, Frischer T, Willis-Owen SA, Wong KC, Illig T, Vogelberg C, Weiland SK, von Mutius E, Abecasis GR, Farrall M, Gut IG, Lathrop GM, Cookson WO. (2007) Genetic variants regulating ORMDL3 expression contribute to the risk of childhood asthma. Nature. 448(7152):470-473. PMID: 17611496.
  3. Liang L^, Zollner S, Abecasis GR. (2007) GENOME: a rapid coalescent-based whole genome simulator. Bioinformatics. 23(12):1565-1567. PMID: 17459963.
  4. Dixon AL, Liang L^, Moffatt MF, Chen W, Heath S, Wong KC, Taylor J, Burnett E, Gut I, Farrall M, Lathrop GM, Abecasis GR, Cookson WO. (2007) A genome-wide association study of global gene expression. Nat Genet. 39(10):1202-1207. PMID: 17873877.

 

2008

  1. Weidinger S, Gieger C, Rodriguez E, Baurecht H, Mempel M, Klopp N, Gohlke H, Wagenpfeil S, Ollert M, Ring J, Behrendt H, Heinrich J, Novak N, Bieber T, Kramer U, Berdel D, von Berg A, Bauer CP, Herbarth O, Koletzko S, Prokisch H, Mehta D, Meitinger T, Depner M, von Mutius E, Liang L, Moffatt M, Cookson W, Kabesch M, Wichmann HE, Illig T. (2008) Genome-wide scan on total serum IgE levels identifies FCER1A as novel susceptibility locus. PLoS Genet. 4(8):e1000166. PMC2565692.

 

2009

  1. Liang L^, Chen WM, Sham PC, Abecasis GR. (2009) Variance components linkage analysis with repeated measurements. Hum Hered. 67(4):237-247. PMC2880721.
  2. Chen W, Liang L, Abecasis GR. (2009) GWAS GUI: graphical browser for the results of whole-genome association studies with high-dimensional phenotypes. Bioinformatics. 25(2):284-285. PMC2732294.
  3. Cookson W, Liang L, Abecasis G, Moffatt M, Lathrop M. (2009) Mapping complex disease traits with global gene expression. Nat Rev Genet. 10(3):184-194. PMC4550035.
  4. Guan W, Liang L^, Boehnke M, Abecasis GR. (2009) Genotype-based matching to correct for population stratification in large-scale case-control genetic association studies. Genet Epidemiol. 33(6):508-517. PMC2732762.

 

2010

  1. Ding J, Gudjonsson JE, Liang L, Stuart PE, Li Y, Chen W, Weichenthal M, Ellinghaus E, Franke A, Cookson W, Nair RP, Elder JT, Abecasis GR. (2010) Gene expression in skin and lymphoblastoid cells: Refined statistical method reveals extensive overlap in cis-eQTL signals. Am J Hum Genet. 87(6):779-789. PMC2997368.
  2. Mathias RA, Grant AV, Rafaels N, Hand T, Gao L, Vergara C, Tsai YJ, Yang M, Campbell M, Foster C, Gao P, Togias A, Hansel NN, Diette G, Adkinson NF, Liu MC, Faruque M, Dunston GM, Watson HR, Bracken MB, Hoh J, Maul P, Maul T, Jedlicka AE, Murray T, Hetmanski JB, Ashworth R, Ongaco CM, Hetrick KN, Doheny KF, Pugh EW, Rotimi CN, Ford J, Eng C, Burchard EG, Sleiman PM, Hakonarson H, Forno E, Raby BA, Weiss ST, Scott AF, Kabesch M, Liang L, Abecasis G, Moffatt MF, Cookson WO, Ruczinski I, Beaty TH, Barnes KC. (2010) A genome-wide association study on African-ancestry populations for asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 125(2):336-346.e334. PMC3606015.
  3. Sanna S, Pitzalis M, Zoledziewska M, Zara I, Sidore C, Murru R, Whalen MB, Busonero F, Maschio A, Costa G, Melis MC, Deidda F, Poddie F, Morelli L, Farina G, Li Y, Dei M, Lai S, Mulas A, Cuccuru G, Porcu E, Liang L, Zavattari P, Moi L, Deriu E, Urru MF, Bajorek M, Satta MA, Cocco E, Ferrigno P, Sotgiu S, Pugliatti M, Traccis S, Angius A, Melis M, Rosati G, Abecasis GR, Uda M, Marrosu MG, Schlessinger D, Cucca F. (2010) Variants within the immunoregulatory CBLB gene are associated with multiple sclerosis. Nat Genet. 42(6):495-497. PMC3786343.
  4. Hsu YH, Zillikens MC, Wilson SG, Farber CR, Demissie S, Soranzo N, Bianchi EN, Grundberg E, Liang L, Richards JB, Estrada K, Zhou Y, van Nas A, Moffatt MF, Zhai G, Hofman A, van Meurs JB, Pols HA, Price RI, Nilsson O, Pastinen T, Cupples LA, Lusis AJ, Schadt EE, Ferrari S, Uitterlinden AG, Rivadeneira F, Spector TD, Karasik D, Kiel DP. (2010) An integration of genome-wide association study and gene expression profiling to prioritize the discovery of novel susceptibility Loci for osteoporosis-related traits. PLoS Genet. 6(6):e1000977. PMC2883588.
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2011

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2012

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  8. Qi Q, Liang L, Doria A, Hu FB, Qi L. (2012) Genetic predisposition to dyslipidemia and type 2 diabetes risk in two prospective cohorts. Diabetes. 61(3):745-752. PMC3282815.
  9. Pasaniuc B, Rohland N, McLaren PJ, Garimella K, Zaitlen N, Li H, Gupta N, Neale BM, Daly MJ, Sklar P, Sullivan PF, Bergen S, Moran JL, Hultman CM, Lichtenstein P, Magnusson P, Purcell SM, Haas DW, Liang L, Sunyaev S, Patterson N, de Bakker PI, Reich D, Price AL. (2012) Extremely low-coverage sequencing and imputation increases power for genome-wide association studies. Nat Genet. 44(6):631-635. PMC3400344.
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2013

  1. Walter S, Glymour MM, Koenen K, Liang L, Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ, Cornelis M, Chang SC, Rimm E, Kawachi I, Kubzansky LD. (2013) Performance of polygenic scores for predicting phobic anxiety. PLoS One. 8(11):e80326. PMC3835914.
  2. Zhao SX, Liu W, Zhan M, Song ZY, Yang SY, Xue LQ, Pan CM, Gu ZH, Liu BL, Wang HN, Liang L, Liang J, Zhang XM, Yuan GY, Li CG, Chen MD, Chen JL, Gao GQ, Song HD. (2013) A refined study of FCRL genes from a genome-wide association study for Graves’ disease. PLoS One. 8(3):e57758. PMC3591391.
  3. Li L, Kabesch M, Bouzigon E, Demenais F, Farrall M, Moffatt MF, Lin X, Liang L*. (2013) Using eQTL weights to improve power for genome-wide association studies: a genetic study of childhood asthma. Front Genet. 4(103. PMC3668139.
  4. Workalemahu T, Enquobahrie DA, Moore A, Sanchez SE, Ananth CV, Pacora PN, Liang L, Salazar M, Williams MA. (2013) Genome-wide and candidate gene association studies of placental abruption. Int J Mol Epidemiol Genet. 4(3):128-139. PMC3773564.
  5. Vimaleswaran KS, Berry DJ, Lu C, Tikkanen E, Pilz S, Hiraki LT, Cooper JD, Dastani Z, Li R, Houston DK, Wood AR, Michaelsson K, Vandenput L, Zgaga L, Yerges-Armstrong LM, McCarthy MI, Dupuis J, Kaakinen M, Kleber ME, Jameson K, Arden N, Raitakari O, Viikari J, Lohman KK, Ferrucci L, Melhus H, Ingelsson E, Byberg L, Lind L, Lorentzon M, Salomaa V, Campbell H, Dunlop M, Mitchell BD, Herzig KH, Pouta A, Hartikainen AL, Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits-GIANT Consortium, Streeten EA, Theodoratou E, Jula A, Wareham NJ, Ohlsson C, Frayling TM, Kritchevsky SB, Spector TD, Richards JB, Lehtimaki T, Ouwehand WH, Kraft P, Cooper C, Marz W, Power C, Loos RJ, Wang TJ, Jarvelin MR, Whittaker JC, Hingorani AD, Hypponen E. (2013) Causal relationship between obesity and vitamin D status: bi-directional Mendelian randomization analysis of multiple cohorts. PLoS Med. 10(2):e1001383. PMC3564800.
  6. Liang L^, Morar N, Dixon AL, Lathrop GM, Abecasis GR, Moffatt MF, Cookson WO. (2013) A cross-platform analysis of 14,177 expression quantitative trait loci derived from lymphoblastoid cell lines. Genome Res. 23(4):716-726. PMC3613588.
  7. Pandey RC, Michel S, Schieck M, Binia A, Liang L, Klopp N, Franke A, von Berg A, Bufe A, Rietschel E, Heinzmann A, Laub O, Simma B, Frischer T, Genuneit J, Illig T, Kabesch M. (2013) Polymorphisms in extracellular signal-regulated kinase family influence genetic susceptibility to asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 131(4):1245-1247. PMID: 23384682.
  8. Berndt SI, Skibola CF, Joseph V, Camp NJ, Nieters A, Wang Z, Cozen W, Monnereau A, Wang SS, Kelly RS, Lan Q, Teras LR, Chatterjee N, Chung CC, Yeager M, Brooks-Wilson AR, Hartge P, Purdue MP, Birmann BM, Armstrong BK, Cocco P, Zhang Y, Severi G, Zeleniuch-Jacquotte A, Lawrence C, Burdette L, Yuenger J, Hutchinson A, Jacobs KB, Call TG, Shanafelt TD, Novak AJ, Kay NE, Liebow M, Wang AH, Smedby KE, Adami HO, Melbye M, Glimelius B, Chang ET, Glenn M, Curtin K, Cannon-Albright LA, Jones B, Diver WR, Link BK, Weiner GJ, Conde L, Bracci PM, Riby J, Holly EA, Smith MT, Jackson RD, Tinker LF, Benavente Y, Becker N, Boffetta P, Brennan P, Foretova L, Maynadie M, McKay J, Staines A, Rabe KG, Achenbach SJ, Vachon CM, Goldin LR, Strom SS, Lanasa MC, Spector LG, Leis JF, Cunningham JM, Weinberg JB, Morrison VA, Caporaso NE, Norman AD, Linet MS, De Roos AJ, Morton LM, Severson RK, Riboli E, Vineis P, Kaaks R, Trichopoulos D, Masala G, Weiderpass E, Chirlaque MD, Vermeulen RC, Travis RC, Giles GG, Albanes D, Virtamo J, Weinstein S, Clavel J, Zheng T, Holford TR, Offit K, Zelenetz A, Klein RJ, Spinelli JJ, Bertrand KA, Laden F, Giovannucci E, Kraft P, Kricker A, Turner J, Vajdic CM, Ennas MG, Ferri GM, Miligi L, Liang L, Sampson J, Crouch S, Park JH, North KE, Cox A, Snowden JA, Wright J, Carracedo A, Lopez-Otin C, Bea S, Salaverria I, Martin-Garcia D, Campo E, Fraumeni JF, Jr., de Sanjose S, Hjalgrim H, Cerhan JR, Chanock SJ, Rothman N, Slager SL. (2013) Genome-wide association study identifies multiple risk loci for chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Nat Genet. 45(8):868-876. PMC3729927.
  9. Binia A, Van Stiphout N, Liang L, Michel S, Bhavsar PK, Fan Chung K, Brightling CE, Barnes PJ, Kabesch M, Bush A, Cookson WO, Moffatt MF. (2013) A polymorphism affecting MYB binding within the promoter of the PDCD4 gene is associated with severe asthma in children. Hum Mutat. 34(8):1131-1139. PMC4296222.
  10. Esparza-Gordillo J, Schaarschmidt H, Liang L, Cookson W, Bauerfeind A, Lee-Kirsch MA, Nemat K, Henderson J, Paternoster L, Harper JI, Mangold E, Nothen MM, Ruschendorf F, Kerscher T, Marenholz I, Matanovic A, Lau S, Keil T, Bauer CP, Kurek M, Ciechanowicz A, Macek M, Franke A, Kabesch M, Hubner N, Abecasis G, Weidinger S, Moffatt M, Lee YA. (2013) A functional IL-6 receptor (IL6R) variant is a risk factor for persistent atopic dermatitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 132(2):371-377. PMID: 23582566.
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  12. Zhao SX, Xue LQ, Liu W, Gu ZH, Pan CM, Yang SY, Zhan M, Wang HN, Liang J, Gao GQ, Zhang XM, Yuan GY, Li CG, Du WH, Liu BL, Liu LB, Chen G, Su Q, Peng YD, Zhao JJ, Ning G, Huang W, Liang L, Qi L, Chen SJ, Chen Z, Chen JL, Song HD. (2013) Robust evidence for five new Graves’ disease risk loci from a staged genome-wide association analysis. Hum Mol Genet. 22(16):3347-3362. PMID: 23612905.
  13. Weidinger S, Willis-Owen SA, Kamatani Y, Baurecht H, Morar N, Liang L, Edser P, Street T, Rodriguez E, O’Regan GM, Beattie P, Folster-Holst R, Franke A, Novak N, Fahy CM, Winge MC, Kabesch M, Illig T, Heath S, Soderhall C, Melen E, Pershagen G, Kere J, Bradley M, Lieden A, Nordenskjold M, Harper JI, McLean WH, Brown SJ, Cookson WO, Lathrop GM, Irvine AD, Moffatt MF. (2013) A genome-wide association study of atopic dermatitis identifies loci with overlapping effects on asthma and psoriasis. Hum Mol Genet. 22(23):4841-4856. PMC3820131.
  14. Pandey RC, Michel S, Tesse R, Binia A, Schedel M, Liang L, Klopp N, Franke A, von Berg A, Bufe A, Rietschel E, Heinzmann A, Laub O, Simma B, Frischer T, Genuneit J, Illig T, Kabesch M. (2013) Genetic variation in the Toll-like receptor signaling pathway is associated with childhood asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 131(2):602-605. PMID: 23273951.
  15. Paul DS, Albers CA, Rendon A, Voss K, Stephens J, HaemGen Consortium, van der Harst P, Chambers JC, Soranzo N, Ouwehand WH, Deloukas P. (2013) Maps of open chromatin highlight cell type-restricted patterns of regulatory sequence variation at hematological trait loci. Genome Res. 23(7):1130-1141. PMC3698506.
  16. Li X, Liang L, Zhang M, Song F, Nan H, Wang LE, Wei Q, Lee JE, Amos CI, Qureshi AA, Han J. (2013) Obesity-related genetic variants, human pigmentation, and risk of melanoma. Hum Genet. 132(7):793-801. PMC3683389.
  17. Zhang M, Song F, Liang L, Nan H, Zhang J, Liu H, Wang LE, Wei Q, Lee JE, Amos CI, Kraft P, Qureshi AA, Han J. (2013) Genome-wide association studies identify several new loci associated with pigmentation traits and skin cancer risk in European Americans. Hum Mol Genet. 22(14):2948-2959. PMC3690971.
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  19. Huang J#, Chen J#, Lathrop M, Liang L*. (2013) A tool for RNA sequencing sample identity check. Bioinformatics. 29(11):1463-1464. PMID: 23559639.
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  22. Qi Q, Xu M, Wu H, Liang L, Champagne CM, Bray GA, Sacks FM, Qi L. (2013) IRS1 genotype modulates metabolic syndrome reversion in response to 2-year weight-loss diet intervention: the POUNDS LOST trial. Diabetes Care. 36(11):3442-3447. PMC3816909.
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2014

  1. Cornelis MC, Chiuve SE, Glymour MM, Chang SC, Tchetgen Tchetgen EJ, Liang L, Koenen KC, Rimm EB, Kawachi I, Kubzansky LD. (2014) Bachelors, divorcees, and widowers: does marriage protect men from type 2 diabetes? PLoS One. 9(9):e106720. PMC4167705.
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2015

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  5. Demerath EW, Guan W, Grove ML, Aslibekyan S, Mendelson M, Zhou YH, Hedman AK, Sandling JK, Li LA, Irvin MR, Zhi D, Deloukas P, Liang L, Liu C, Bressler J, Spector TD, North K, Li Y, Absher DM, Levy D, Arnett DK, Fornage M, Pankow JS, Boerwinkle E. (2015) Epigenome-wide association study (EWAS) of BMI, BMI change and waist circumference in African American adults identifies multiple replicated loci. Hum Mol Genet. 24(15):4464-4479. PMC4492394.
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2016

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2017

  1. Castaldi PJ, Cho MH, Liang L, Silverman EK, Hersh CP, Rice K, Aschard H. (2017) Screening for interaction effects in gene expression data. PLoS One. 12(3):e0173847. PMC5354413.
  2. Ivey KL, Rimm EB, Kraft P, Clish CB, Cassidy A, Hodgson J, Croft K, Wolpin B, Liang L*. (2017) Identifying the metabolomic fingerprint of high and low flavonoid consumers. J Nutr Sci. 6(e34. PMC5672306.
  3. Lindstrom S, Loomis S, Turman C, Huang H, Huang J#, Aschard H, Chan AT, Choi H, Cornelis M, Curhan G, De Vivo I, Eliassen AH, Fuchs C, Gaziano M, Hankinson SE, Hu F, Jensen M, Kang JH, Kabrhel C, Liang L, Pasquale LR, Rimm E, Stampfer MJ, Tamimi RM, Tworoger SS, Wiggs JL, Hunter DJ, Kraft P. (2017) A comprehensive survey of genetic variation in 20,691 subjects from four large cohorts. PLoS One. 12(3):e0173997. PMC5354293.
  4. Mandaviya PR, Joehanes R, Aissi D, Kuhnel B, Marioni RE, Truong V, Stolk L, Beekman M, Bonder MJ, Franke L, Gieger C, Huan T, Ikram MA, Kunze S, Liang L, Lindemans J, Liu C, McRae AF, Mendelson MM, Muller-Nurasyid M, Peters A, Slagboom PE, Starr JM, Tregouet DA, Uitterlinden AG, van Greevenbroek MMJ, van Heemst D, van Iterson M, Wells PS, Yao C, Deary IJ, Gagnon F, Heijmans BT, Levy D, Morange PE, Waldenberger M, Heil SG, van Meurs JBJ. (2017) Genetically defined elevated homocysteine levels do not result in widespread changes of DNA methylation in leukocytes. PLoS One. 12(10):e0182472. PMC5662081.
  5. Ek WE, Ahsan M, Rask-Andersen M, Liang L, Moffatt MF, Gyllensten U, Johansson A. (2017) Epigenome-wide DNA methylation study of IgE concentration in relation to self-reported allergies. Epigenomics. 9(4):407-418. PMID: 28322575.
  6. Chen W, Wang T, Pino-Yanes M, Forno E, Liang L, Yan Q, Hu D, Weeks DE, Baccarelli A, Acosta-Perez E, Eng C, Han YY, Boutaoui N, Laprise C, Davies GA, Hopkin JM, Moffatt MF, Cookson W, Canino G, Burchard EG, Celedon JC. (2017) An epigenome-wide association study of total serum IgE in Hispanic children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 140(2):571-577. PMC5500449.
  7. Zhu Z#, Liang L, Zhang R, Wei Y, Su L, Tejera P, Guo Y#, Wang Z, Lu Q, Baccarelli AA, Zhu X, Bajwa EK, Taylor Thompson B, Shi GP, Christiani DC. (2017) Whole blood microRNA markers are associated with acute respiratory distress syndrome. Intensive Care Med Exp. 5(1):38. PMC5577350.
  8. Flannick J, Fuchsberger C, Mahajan A, Teslovich TM, Agarwala V, Gaulton KJ, Caulkins L, Koesterer R, Ma C, Moutsianas L, McCarthy DJ, Rivas MA, Perry JRB, Sim X, Blackwell TW, Robertson NR, Rayner NW, Cingolani P, Locke AE, Tajes JF, Highland HM, Dupuis J, Chines PS, Lindgren CM, Hartl C, Jackson AU, Chen H, Huyghe JR, van de Bunt M, Pearson RD, Kumar A, Muller-Nurasyid M, Grarup N, Stringham HM, Gamazon ER, Lee J, Chen Y, Scott RA, Below JE, Chen P, Huang J#, Go MJ, Stitzel ML, Pasko D, Parker SCJ, Varga TV, Green T, Beer NL, Day-Williams AG, Ferreira T, Fingerlin T, Horikoshi M, Hu C, Huh I, Ikram MK, Kim BJ, Kim Y, Kim YJ, Kwon MS, Lee J, Lee S, Lin KH, Maxwell TJ, Nagai Y, Wang X, Welch RP, Yoon J, Zhang W, Barzilai N, Voight BF, Han BG, Jenkinson CP, Kuulasmaa T, Kuusisto J, Manning A, Ng MCY, Palmer ND, Balkau B, Stancakova A, Abboud HE, Boeing H, Giedraitis V, Prabhakaran D, Gottesman O, Scott J, Carey J, Kwan P, Grant G, Smith JD, Neale BM, Purcell S, Butterworth AS, Howson JMM, Lee HM, Lu Y, Kwak SH, Zhao W, Danesh J, Lam VKL, Park KS, Saleheen D, So WY, Tam CHT, Afzal U, Aguilar D, Arya R, Aung T, Chan E, Navarro C, Cheng CY, Palli D, Correa A, Curran JE, Rybin D, Farook VS, Fowler SP, Freedman BI, Griswold M, Hale DE, Hicks PJ, Khor CC, Kumar S, Lehne B, Thuillier D, Lim WY, Liu J, Loh M, Musani SK, Puppala S, Scott WR, Yengo L, Tan ST, Taylor HA, Thameem F, Wilson G, Wong TY, Njolstad PR, Levy JC, Mangino M, Bonnycastle LL, Schwarzmayr T, Fadista J, Surdulescu GL, Herder C, Groves CJ, Wieland T, Bork-Jensen J, Brandslund I, Christensen C, Koistinen HA, Doney ASF, Kinnunen L, Esko T, Farmer AJ, Hakaste L, Hodgkiss D, Kravic J, Lyssenko V, Hollensted M, Jorgensen ME, Jorgensen T, Ladenvall C, Justesen JM, Karajamaki A, Kriebel J, Rathmann W, Lannfelt L, Lauritzen T, Narisu N, Linneberg A, Melander O, Milani L, Neville M, Orho-Melander M, Qi L, Qi Q, Roden M, Rolandsson O, Swift A, Rosengren AH, Stirrups K, Wood AR, Mihailov E, Blancher C, Carneiro MO, Maguire J, Poplin R, Shakir K, Fennell T, DePristo M, de Angelis MH, Deloukas P, Gjesing AP, Jun G, Nilsson P, Murphy J, Onofrio R, Thorand B, Hansen T, Meisinger C, Hu FB, Isomaa B, Karpe F, Liang L, Peters A, Huth C, O’Rahilly SP, Palmer CNA, Pedersen O, Rauramaa R, Tuomilehto J, Salomaa V, Watanabe RM, Syvanen AC, Bergman RN, Bharadwaj D, Bottinger EP, Cho YS, Chandak GR, Chan JC, Chia KS, Daly MJ, Ebrahim SB, Langenberg C, Elliott P, Jablonski KA, Lehman DM, Jia W, Ma RCW, Pollin TI, Sandhu M, Tandon N, Froguel P, Barroso I, Teo YY, Zeggini E, Loos RJF, Small KS, Ried JS, DeFronzo RA, Grallert H, Glaser B, Metspalu A, Wareham NJ, Walker M, Banks E, Gieger C, Ingelsson E, Im HK, Illig T, Franks PW, Buck G, Trakalo J, Buck D, Prokopenko I, Magi R, Lind L, Farjoun Y, Owen KR, Gloyn AL, Strauch K, Tuomi T, Kooner JS, Lee JY, Park T, Donnelly P, Morris AD, Hattersley AT, Bowden DW, Collins FS, Atzmon G, Chambers JC, Spector TD, Laakso M, Strom TM, Bell GI, Blangero J, Duggirala R, Tai ES, McVean G, Hanis CL, Wilson JG, Seielstad M, Frayling TM, Meigs JB, Cox NJ, Sladek R, Lander ES, Gabriel S, Mohlke KL, Meitinger T, Groop L, Abecasis G, Scott LJ, Morris AP, Kang HM, Altshuler D, Burtt NP, Florez JC, Boehnke M, McCarthy MI. (2017) Sequence data and association statistics from 12,940 type 2 diabetes cases and controls. Sci Data. 4(170179. PMC5735917.
  9. Mendelson MM, Marioni RE, Joehanes R, Liu C, Hedman AK, Aslibekyan S, Demerath EW, Guan W, Zhi D, Yao C, Huan T, Willinger C, Chen B, Courchesne P, Multhaup M, Irvin MR, Cohain A, Schadt EE, Grove ML, Bressler J, North K, Sundstrom J, Gustafsson S, Shah S, McRae AF, Harris SE, Gibson J, Redmond P, Corley J, Murphy L, Starr JM, Kleinbrink E, Lipovich L, Visscher PM, Wray NR, Krauss RM, Fallin D, Feinberg A, Absher DM, Fornage M, Pankow JS, Lind L, Fox C, Ingelsson E, Arnett DK, Boerwinkle E, Liang L*, Levy D, Deary IJ. (2017) Association of Body Mass Index with DNA Methylation and Gene Expression in Blood Cells and Relations to Cardiometabolic Disease: A Mendelian Randomization Approach. PLoS Med. 14(1):e1002215. PMC5240936 but was not an employee when the work was conducted. EI is a scientific advisor and consultant for Precision Wellness, Inc. and scientific advisor for Cellink for work unrelated to this paper. IJD has research grants from Age UK and the UK Medical Research Council.
  10. Hedman AK, Mendelson MM, Marioni RE, Gustafsson S, Joehanes R, Irvin MR, Zhi D, Sandling JK, Yao C, Liu C, Liang L, Huan T, McRae AF, Demissie S, Shah S, Starr JM, Cupples LA, Deloukas P, Spector TD, Sundstrom J, Krauss RM, Arnett DK, Deary IJ, Lind L, Levy D, Ingelsson E. (2017) Epigenetic Patterns in Blood Associated With Lipid Traits Predict Incident Coronary Heart Disease Events and Are Enriched for Results From Genome-Wide Association Studies. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 10(1):PMC5331877.
  11. Li X, Liang L, Feng YA#, De Vivo I, Giovannucci E, Tang JY, Han J. (2017) Height, height-related SNPs, and risk of non-melanoma skin cancer. Br J Cancer. 116(1):134-140. PMC5220142.
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  14. Yu E, Ruiz-Canela M, Hu FB, Clish CB, Corella D, Salas-Salvado J, Hruby A, Fito M, Liang L, Toledo E, Ros E, Estruch R, Gomez-Gracia E, Lapetra J, Aros F, Romaguera D, Serra-Majem L, Guasch-Ferre M, Wang DD, Martinez-Gonzalez MA. (2017) Plasma Arginine/Asymmetric Dimethylarginine Ratio and Incidence of Cardiovascular Events: A Case-Cohort Study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 102(6):1879-1888. PMC6283443.
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  22. Scott RA, Scott LJ, Magi R, Marullo L, Gaulton KJ, Kaakinen M, Pervjakova N, Pers TH, Johnson AD, Eicher JD, Jackson AU, Ferreira T, Lee Y, Ma C, Steinthorsdottir V, Thorleifsson G, Qi L, Van Zuydam NR, Mahajan A, Chen H, Almgren P, Voight BF, Grallert H, Muller-Nurasyid M, Ried JS, Rayner NW, Robertson N, Karssen LC, van Leeuwen EM, Willems SM, Fuchsberger C, Kwan P, Teslovich TM, Chanda P, Li M, Lu Y, Dina C, Thuillier D, Yengo L, Jiang L, Sparso T, Kestler HA, Chheda H, Eisele L, Gustafsson S, Franberg M, Strawbridge RJ, Benediktsson R, Hreidarsson AB, Kong A, Sigurethsson G, Kerrison ND, Luan J, Liang L, Meitinger T, Roden M, Thorand B, Esko T, Mihailov E, Fox C, Liu CT, Rybin D, Isomaa B, Lyssenko V, Tuomi T, Couper DJ, Pankow JS, Grarup N, Have CT, Jorgensen ME, Jorgensen T, Linneberg A, Cornelis MC, van Dam RM, Hunter DJ, Kraft P, Sun Q, Edkins S, Owen KR, Perry JRB, Wood AR, Zeggini E, Tajes-Fernandes J, Abecasis GR, Bonnycastle LL, Chines PS, Stringham HM, Koistinen HA, Kinnunen L, Sennblad B, Muhleisen TW, Nothen MM, Pechlivanis S, Baldassarre D, Gertow K, Humphries SE, Tremoli E, Klopp N, Meyer J, Steinbach G, Wennauer R, Eriksson JG, Mnnisto S, Peltonen L, Tikkanen E, Charpentier G, Eury E, Lobbens S, Gigante B, Leander K, McLeod O, Bottinger EP, Gottesman O, Ruderfer D, Bluher M, Kovacs P, Tonjes A, Maruthur NM, Scapoli C, Erbel R, Jockel KH, Moebus S, de Faire U, Hamsten A, Stumvoll M, Deloukas P, Donnelly PJ, Frayling TM, Hattersley AT, Ripatti S, Salomaa V, Pedersen NL, Boehm BO, Bergman RN, Collins FS, Mohlke KL, Tuomilehto J, Hansen T, Pedersen O, Barroso I, Lannfelt L, Ingelsson E, Lind L, Lindgren CM, Cauchi S, Froguel P, Loos RJF, Balkau B, Boeing H, Franks PW, Barricarte Gurrea A, Palli D, van der Schouw YT, Altshuler D, Groop LC, Langenberg C, Wareham NJ, Sijbrands E, van Duijn CM, Florez JC, Meigs JB, Boerwinkle E, Gieger C, Strauch K, Metspalu A, Morris AD, Palmer CNA, Hu FB, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K, Dupuis J, Morris AP, Boehnke M, McCarthy MI, Prokopenko I. (2017) An Expanded Genome-Wide Association Study of Type 2 Diabetes in Europeans. Diabetes. 66(11):2888-2902. PMC5652602.
  23. Chu AY, Tin A, Schlosser P, Ko YA, Qiu C, Yao C, Joehanes R, Grams ME, Liang L, Gluck CA, Liu C, Coresh J, Hwang SJ, Levy D, Boerwinkle E, Pankow JS, Yang Q, Fornage M, Fox CS, Susztak K, Kottgen A. (2017) Epigenome-wide association studies identify DNA methylation associated with kidney function. Nat Commun. 8(1):1286. PMC5668367.
  24. Feng YA#, Cho K, Lindstrom S, Kraft P, Cormack J, Liang L*, Driver JA. (2017) Investigating the genetic relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and cancer using GWAS summary statistics. Hum Genet. 136(10):1341-1351. PMC5693762.
  25. Toledo E, Wang DD, Ruiz-Canela M, Clish CB, Razquin C, Zheng Y, Guasch-Ferre M, Hruby A, Corella D, Gomez-Gracia E, Fiol M, Estruch R, Ros E, Lapetra J, Fito M, Aros F, Serra-Majem L, Liang L, Salas-Salvado J, Hu FB, Martinez-Gonzalez MA. (2017) Plasma lipidomic profiles and cardiovascular events in a randomized intervention trial with the Mediterranean diet. Am J Clin Nutr. 106(4):973-983. PMC5611779.
  26. Yao Y#, Xu M, Liang L^, Zhang H, Xu R, Feng Q, Feng L, Luo B, Zeng YX. (2017) Genome-wide analysis of Epstein-Barr virus identifies variants and genes associated with gastric carcinoma and population structure. Tumour Biol. 39(10):1010428317714195. PMID: 29034771.
  27. Ye W, Chang ET, Liu Z, Liu Q, Cai Y, Zhang Z, Chen G, Huang QH, Xie SH, Cao SM, Shao JY, Jia WH, Zheng Y, Liao J, Chen Y, Lin L, Liang L, Ernberg I, Vaughan TL, Huang G, Zeng Y, Zeng YX, Adami HO. (2017) Development of a population-based cancer case-control study in southern china. Oncotarget. 8(50):87073-87085. PMC5675616.
  28. Guasch-Ferre M, Hu FB, Ruiz-Canela M, Bullo M, Toledo E, Wang DD, Corella D, Gomez-Gracia E, Fiol M, Estruch R, Lapetra J, Fito M, Aros F, Serra-Majem L, Ros E, Dennis C, Liang L, Clish CB, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Salas-Salvado J. (2017) Plasma Metabolites From Choline Pathway and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in the PREDIMED (Prevention With Mediterranean Diet) Study. J Am Heart Assoc. 6(11):PMC5721752.
  29. Phipatanakul W, Koutrakis P, Coull BA, Kang CM, Wolfson JM, Ferguson ST, Petty CR, Samnaliev M, Cunningham A, Sheehan WJ, Gaffin JM, Baxi SN, Lai PS, Permaul P, Liang L, Thorne PS, Adamkiewicz G, Brennan KJ, Baccarelli AA, Gold DR. (2017) The School Inner-City Asthma Intervention Study: Design, rationale, methods, and lessons learned. Contemp Clin Trials. 60(14-23. PMC5557648.
  30. Ruiz-Canela M, Hruby A, Clish CB, Liang L, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Hu FB. (2017) Comprehensive Metabolomic Profiling and Incident Cardiovascular Disease: A Systematic Review. J Am Heart Assoc. 6(10):PMC5721826.

 

2018

  1. Rahman ML, Liang L, Valeri L, Su L, Zhu Z#, Gao S, Mostofa G, Qamruzzaman Q, Hauser R, Baccarelli A, Christiani DC. (2018) Regulation of birthweight by placenta-derived miRNAs: evidence from an arsenic-exposed birth cohort in Bangladesh. Epigenetics. 13(6):573-590. PMC6140906.
  2. Wang F, Sun L, Sun Q, Liang L, Gao X, Li R, Pan A, Li H, Deng Y, Hu FB, Wu J, Zeng R, Lin X. (2018) Associations of Plasma Amino Acid and Acylcarnitine Profiles with Incident Reduced Glomerular Filtration Rate. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 13(4):560-568. PMC5969460.
  3. Lin X, Chan KK, Huang YT, Luo XI, Liang L, Wilson J, Correa A, Levy D, Liu S. (2018) Genetic Determinants for Leisure-Time Physical Activity. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 50(8):1620-1628. PMC6087666.
  4. Tobias DK, Clish C, Mora S, Li J#, Liang L, Hu FB, Manson JE, Zhang C. (2018) Dietary Intakes and Circulating Concentrations of Branched-Chain Amino Acids in Relation to Incident Type 2 Diabetes Risk Among High-Risk Women with a History of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Clin Chem. 64(8):1203-1210. PMC6434682.
  5. Yu E, Papandreou C, Ruiz-Canela M, Guasch-Ferre M, Clish CB, Dennis C, Liang L, Corella D, Fito M, Razquin C, Lapetra J, Estruch R, Ros E, Cofan M, Aros F, Toledo E, Serra-Majem L, Sorli JV, Hu FB, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Salas-Salvado J. (2018) Association of Tryptophan Metabolites with Incident Type 2 Diabetes in the PREDIMED Trial: A Case-Cohort Study. Clin Chem. 64(8):1211-1220. PMC6218929.
  6. Razquin C, Toledo E, Clish CB, Ruiz-Canela M, Dennis C, Corella D, Papandreou C, Ros E, Estruch R, Guasch-Ferre M, Gomez-Gracia E, Fito M, Yu E, Lapetra J, Wang D, Romaguera D, Liang L, Alonso-Gomez A, Deik A, Bullo M, Serra-Majem L, Salas-Salvado J, Hu FB, Martinez-Gonzalez MA. (2018) Plasma Lipidomic Profiling and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in the PREDIMED Trial. Diabetes Care. 41(12):2617-2624. PMC6245212.
  7. Wang DD, Zheng Y, Toledo E, Razquin C, Ruiz-Canela M, Guasch-Ferre M, Yu E, Corella D, Gomez-Gracia E, Fiol M, Estruch R, Ros E, Lapetra J, Fito M, Aros F, Serra-Majem L, Clish CB, Salas-Salvado J, Liang L, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Hu FB. (2018) Lipid metabolic networks, Mediterranean diet and cardiovascular disease in the PREDIMED trial. Int J Epidemiol. 47(6):1830-1845. PMC6280948.
  8. Liu G, Dhana K, Furtado JD, Rood J, Zong G, Liang L, Qi L, Bray GA, DeJonge L, Coull B, Grandjean P, Sun Q. (2018) Perfluoroalkyl substances and changes in body weight and resting metabolic rate in response to weight-loss diets: A prospective study. PLoS Med. 15(2):e1002502. PMC5810983.
  9. Razquin C, Liang L, Toledo E, Clish CB, Ruiz-Canela M, Zheng Y, Wang DD, Corella D, Castaner O, Ros E, Aros F, Gomez-Gracia E, Fiol M, Santos-Lozano JM, Guasch-Ferre M, Serra-Majem L, Sala-Vila A, Buil-Cosiales P, Bullo M, Fito M, Portoles O, Estruch R, Salas-Salvado J, Hu FB, Martinez-Gonzalez MA. (2018) Plasma lipidome patterns associated with cardiovascular risk in the PREDIMED trial: A case-cohort study. Int J Cardiol. 253(126-132. PMC5759348.
  10. Demenais F, Margaritte-Jeannin P, Barnes KC, Cookson WOC, Altmuller J, Ang W, Barr RG, Beaty TH, Becker AB, Beilby J, Bisgaard H, Bjornsdottir US, Bleecker E, Bonnelykke K, Boomsma DI, Bouzigon E, Brightling CE, Brossard M, Brusselle GG, Burchard E, Burkart KM, Bush A, Chan-Yeung M, Chung KF, Couto Alves A, Curtin JA, Custovic A, Daley D, de Jongste JC, Del-Rio-Navarro BE, Donohue KM, Duijts L, Eng C, Eriksson JG, Farrall M, Fedorova Y, Feenstra B, Ferreira MA, Freidin MB, Gajdos Z, Gauderman J, Gehring U, Geller F, Genuneit J, Gharib SA, Gilliland F, Granell R, Graves PE, Gudbjartsson DF, Haahtela T, Heckbert SR, Heederik D, Heinrich J, Heliovaara M, Henderson J, Himes BE, Hirose H, Hirschhorn JN, Hofman A, Holt P, Hottenga J, Hudson TJ, Hui J, Imboden M, Ivanov V, Jaddoe VWV, James A, Janson C, Jarvelin MR, Jarvis D, Jones G, Jonsdottir I, Jousilahti P, Kabesch M, Kahonen M, Kantor DB, Karunas AS, Khusnutdinova E, Koppelman GH, Kozyrskyj AL, Kreiner E, Kubo M, Kumar R, Kumar A, Kuokkanen M, Lahousse L, Laitinen T, Laprise C, Lathrop M, Lau S, Lee YA, Lehtimaki T, Letort S, Levin AM, Li G, Liang L, Loehr LR, London SJ, Loth DW, Manichaikul A, Marenholz I, Martinez FJ, Matheson MC, Mathias RA, Matsumoto K, Mbarek H, McArdle WL, Melbye M, Melen E, Meyers D, Michel S, Mohamdi H, Musk AW, Myers RA, Nieuwenhuis MAE, Noguchi E, O’Connor GT, Ogorodova LM, Palmer CD, Palotie A, Park JE, Pennell CE, Pershagen G, Polonikov A, Postma DS, Probst-Hensch N, Puzyrev VP, Raby BA, Raitakari OT, Ramasamy A, Rich SS, Robertson CF, Romieu I, Salam MT, Salomaa V, Schlunssen V, Scott R, Selivanova PA, Sigsgaard T, Simpson A, Siroux V, Smith LJ, Solodilova M, Standl M, Stefansson K, Strachan DP, Stricker BH, Takahashi A, Thompson PJ, Thorleifsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Tiesler CMT, Torgerson DG, Tsunoda T, Uitterlinden AG, van der Valk RJP, Vaysse A, Vedantam S, von Berg A, von Mutius E, Vonk JM, Waage J, Wareham NJ, Weiss ST, White WB, Wickman M, Widen E, Willemsen G, Williams LK, Wouters IM, Yang JJ, Zhao JH, Moffatt MF, Ober C, Nicolae DL. (2018) Multiancestry association study identifies new asthma risk loci that colocalize with immune-cell enhancer marks. Nat Genet. 50(1):42-53. PMC5901974.
  11. Ruiz-Canela M, Guasch-Ferre M, Toledo E, Clish CB, Razquin C, Liang L, Wang DD, Corella D, Estruch R, Hernaez A, Yu E, Gomez-Gracia E, Zheng Y, Aros F, Romaguera D, Dennis C, Ros E, Lapetra J, Serra-Majem L, Papandreou C, Portoles O, Fito M, Salas-Salvado J, Hu FB, Martinez-Gonzalez MA. (2018) Plasma branched chain/aromatic amino acids, enriched Mediterranean diet and risk of type 2 diabetes: case-cohort study within the PREDIMED Trial. Diabetologia. 61(7):1560-1571. PMC5988977.
  12. Papandreou C, Bullo M, Zheng Y, Ruiz-Canela M, Yu E, Guasch-Ferre M, Toledo E, Clish C, Corella D, Estruch R, Ros E, Fito M, Aros F, Fiol M, Lapetra J, Serra-Majem L, Gomez-Gracia E, Liang L, Fragkiadakis GA, Razquin C, Hu FB, Salas-Salvado J. (2018) Plasma trimethylamine-N-oxide and related metabolites are associated with type 2 diabetes risk in the Prevencion con Dieta Mediterranea (PREDIMED) trial. Am J Clin Nutr. 108(1):163-173. PMID: 29982310.
  13. Li J#, Zhu X, Yu K, Jiang H, Zhang Y, Wang B, Liu X, Deng S, Hu J, Deng Q, Sun H, Guo H, Zhang X, Chen W, Yuan J, He M, Bai Y, Han X, Liu B, Liu C, Guo Y#, Zhang B, Zhang Z, Hu FB, Gao W, Li L, Lathrop M, Laprise C, Liang L*, Wu T. (2018) Exposure to Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Accelerated DNA Methylation Aging. Environ Health Perspect. 126(6):067005. PMC6108582.
  14. Zhu Z#, Lee PH, Chaffin MD#, Chung W#, Loh PR, Lu Q, Christiani DC, Liang L*. (2018) A genome-wide cross-trait analysis from UK Biobank highlights the shared genetic architecture of asthma and allergic diseases. Nat Genet. 50(6):857-864. PMC5980765.
  15. Rahman ML, Kile ML, Rodrigues EG, Valeri L, Raj A, Mazumdar M, Mostofa G, Quamruzzaman Q, Rahman M, Hauser R, Baccarelli A, Liang L, Christiani DC. (2018) Prenatal arsenic exposure, child marriage, and pregnancy weight gain: Associations with preterm birth in Bangladesh. Environ Int. 112(23-32. PMC6530570.
  16. Tabung FK, Giovannucci EL, Giulianini F, Liang L, Chandler PD, Balasubramanian R, Manson JE, Cespedes Feliciano EM, Hayden KM, Van Horn L, Rexrode KM. (2018) An Empirical Dietary Inflammatory Pattern Score Is Associated with Circulating Inflammatory Biomarkers in a Multi-Ethnic Population of Postmenopausal Women in the United States. J Nutr. 148(5):771-780. PMC5972616.
  17. Martinez RM, Liang L, Racowsky C, Dioni L, Mansur A, Adir M, Bollati V, Baccarelli AA, Hauser R, Machtinger R. (2018) Extracellular microRNAs profile in human follicular fluid and IVF outcomes. Sci Rep. 8(1):17036. PMC6242846.

 

2019

  1. Ma B#, Allard C, Bouchard L, Perron P, Mittleman MA, Hivert MF, Liang L*. (2019) Locus-specific DNA methylation prediction in cord blood and placenta. Epigenetics. 14(4):405-420. PMC6557556.
  2. Zhu Z#, Wang X, Li X, Lin Y#, Shen S, Liu CL, Hobbs BD, Hasegawa K, Liang L, Boezen HM, Camargo CA, Jr., Cho MH, Christiani DC. (2019) Genetic overlap of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cardiovascular disease-related traits: a large-scale genome-wide cross- trait analysis. Respir Res. 20(1):64. PMC6444755.
  3. Bjornevik K, Zhang Z, O’Reilly EJ, Berry JD, Clish CB, Deik A, Jeanfavre S, Kato I, Kelly RS, Kolonel LN, Liang L, Marchand LL, McCullough ML, Paganoni S, Pierce KA, Schwarzschild MA, Shadyab AH, Wactawski-Wende J, Wang DD, Wang Y, Manson JE, Ascherio A. (2019) Prediagnostic plasma metabolomics and the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Neurology. 92(18):e2089-e2100. PMC6512888.
  4. Martinez RM, Baccarelli AA, Liang L, Dioni L, Mansur A, Adir M, Bollati V, Racowsky C, Hauser R, Machtinger R. (2019) Body mass index in relation to extracellular vesicle-linked microRNAs in human follicular fluid. Fertil Steril. 112(2):387-396.e383. PMC6663626.
  5. Hu Y, Liu G, Rood J, Liang L, Bray GA, de Jonge L, Coull B, Furtado JD, Qi L, Grandjean P, Sun Q. (2019) Perfluoroalkyl substances and changes in bone mineral density: A prospective analysis in the POUNDS-LOST study. Environ Res. 179(Pt A):108775. PMC6905427.
  6. Zhu Z#, Zhu X, Liu CL, Shi H, Shen S, Yang Y, Hasegawa K, Camargo CA, Jr., Liang L*. (2019) Shared genetics of asthma and mental health disorders: a large-scale genome-wide cross-trait analysis. Eur Respir J. 54(6):PMID: 31619474.
  7. Martinez RM, Hauser R, Liang L, Mansur A, Adir M, Dioni L, Racowsky C, Bollati V, Baccarelli AA, Machtinger R. (2019) Urinary concentrations of phenols and phthalate metabolites reflect extracellular vesicle microRNA expression in follicular fluid. Environ Int. 123(20-28. PMC6343661.
  8. Yu E, Ruiz-Canela M, Razquin C, Guasch-Ferre M, Toledo E, Wang DD, Papandreou C, Dennis C, Clish C, Liang L, Bullo M, Corella D, Fito M, Gutierrez-Bedmar M, Lapetra J, Estruch R, Ros E, Cofan M, Aros F, Romaguera D, Serra-Majem L, Sorli JV, Salas-Salvado J, Hu FB, Martinez-Gonzalez MA. (2019) Changes in arginine are inversely associated with type 2 diabetes: A case-cohort study in the PREDIMED trial. Diabetes Obes Metab. 21(2):397-401. PMC6329637.
  9. Chung W#, Chen J#, Turman C, Lindstrom S, Zhu Z#, Loh PR, Kraft P, Liang L*. (2019) Efficient cross-trait penalized regression increases prediction accuracy in large cohorts using secondary phenotypes. Nat Commun. 10(1):569. PMC6361917.
  10. Papandreou C, Li J#, Liang L, Bullo M, Zheng Y, Ruiz-Canela M, Yu E, Guasch-Ferre M, Razquin C, Clish C, Corella D, Estruch R, Ros E, Fito M, Aros F, Serra-Majem L, Rosique N, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Hu FB, Salas-Salvado J. (2019) Metabolites related to purine catabolism and risk of type 2 diabetes incidence; modifying effects of the TCF7L2-rs7903146 polymorphism. Sci Rep. 9(1):2892. PMC6393542.
  11. Xiao Y, Yuan Y, Liu Y, Yu Y, Jia N, Zhou L, Wang H, Huang S, Zhang Y, Yang H, Li X, Hu FB, Liang L, Pan A, Zhang X, He M, Cheng J, Wu T. (2019) Circulating Multiple Metals and Incident Stroke in Chinese Adults. Stroke. 50(7):1661-1668. PMC6594729.
  12. Lains I, Chung W#, Kelly RS, Gil J, Marques M, Barreto P, Murta JN, Kim IK, Vavvas DG, Miller JB, Silva R, Lasky-Su J, Liang L*, Miller JW, Husain D. (2019) Human Plasma Metabolomics in Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Meta- Analysis of Two Cohorts. Metabolites. 9(7):PMC6680405.
  13. Cardenas A, Sordillo JE, Rifas-Shiman SL, Chung W#, Liang L, Coull BA, Hivert MF, Lai PS, Forno E, Celedon JC, Litonjua AA, Brennan KJ, DeMeo DL, Baccarelli AA, Oken E, Gold DR. (2019) The nasal methylome as a biomarker of asthma and airway inflammation in children. Nat Commun. 10(1):3095. PMC6625976.
  14. Tabung FK, Liang L, Huang T, Balasubramanian R, Zhao Y, Chandler PD, Manson JE, Cespedes Feliciano EM, Hayden KM, Van Horn L, Clish CB, Giovannucci EL, Rexrode KM. (2019) Identifying metabolomic profiles of inflammatory diets in postmenopausal women. Clin Nutr. PMC6918009.
  15. Tabung FK, Balasubramanian R, Liang L, Clinton SK, Cespedes Feliciano EM, Manson JE, Van Horn L, Wactawski-Wende J, Clish CB, Giovannucci EL, Rexrode KM. (2019) Identifying Metabolomic Profiles of Insulinemic Dietary Patterns. Metabolites. 9(6):PMC6630814.
  16. Zhu Z#, Lin Y#, Li X, Driver JA, Liang L*. (2019) Shared genetic architecture between metabolic traits and Alzheimer’s disease: a large-scale genome-wide cross-trait analysis. Hum Genet. 138(3):271-285. PMID: 30805717.
  17. Papandreou C, Bullo M, Ruiz-Canela M, Dennis C, Deik A, Wang D, Guasch-Ferre M, Yu E, Razquin C, Corella D, Estruch R, Ros E, Fito M, Fiol M, Liang L, Hernandez-Alonso P, Clish CB, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Hu FB, Salas-Salvado J. (2019) Plasma metabolites predict both insulin resistance and incident type 2 diabetes: a metabolomics approach within the Prevencion con Dieta Mediterranea (PREDIMED) study. Am J Clin Nutr. 109(3):626-634. PMID: 30796776.
  18. Chaffin MD#, Cao L#, Deik AA, Clish CB, Hu FB, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Razquin C, Bullo M, Corella D, Gomez-Gracia E, Fiol M, Estruch R, Lapetra J, Fito M, Aros F, Serra-Majem L, Ros E, Liang L*. (2019) MetProc: Separating Measurement Artifacts from True Metabolites in an Untargeted Metabolomics Experiment. J Proteome Res. 18(3):1446-1450. PMID: 30562035.
  19. Ma J, Nano J, Ding J, Zheng Y, Hennein R, Liu C, Speliotes EK, Huan T, Song C, Mendelson MM, Joehanes R, Long MT, Liang L, Smith JA, Reynolds LM, Ghanbari M, Muka T, van Meurs JBJ, Alferink LJM, Franco OH, Dehghan A, Ratliff S, Zhao W, Bielak L, Kardia SLR, Peyser PA, Ning H, VanWagner LB, Lloyd-Jones DM, Carr JJ, Greenland P, Lichtenstein AH, Hu FB, Liu Y, Hou L, Darwish Murad S, Levy D. (2019) A Peripheral Blood DNA Methylation Signature of Hepatic Fat Reveals a Potential Causal Pathway for Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Diabetes. 68(5):1073-1083. PMC6477898.
  20. Guasch-Ferre M, Ruiz-Canela M, Li J#, Zheng Y, Bullo M, Wang DD, Toledo E, Clish C, Corella D, Estruch R, Ros E, Fito M, Aros F, Fiol M, Lapetra J, Serra-Majem L, Liang L, Papandreou C, Dennis C, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Hu FB, Salas-Salvado J. (2019) Plasma Acylcarnitines and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in a Mediterranean Population at High Cardiovascular Risk. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 104(5):1508-1519. PMC6435097.
  21. Papandreou C, Hernandez-Alonso P, Bullo M, Ruiz-Canela M, Yu E, Guasch-Ferre M, Toledo E, Dennis C, Deik A, Clish C, Razquin C, Corella D, Estruch R, Ros E, Fito M, Aros F, Fiol M, Lapetra J, Ruano C, Liang L, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Hu FB, Salas-Salvado J. (2019) Plasma Metabolites Associated with Coffee Consumption: A Metabolomic Approach within the PREDIMED Study. Nutrients. 11(5):PMC6566346.
  22. Stewart CJ, Mansbach JM, Ajami NJ, Petrosino JF, Zhu Z#, Liang L, Camargo CA, Hasegawa K. (2019) Serum Metabolome Is Associated With the Nasopharyngeal Microbiota and Disease Severity Among Infants With Bronchiolitis. J Infect Dis. 219(12):2005-2014. PMC6534192.
  23. Razquin C, Ruiz-Canela M, Clish CB, Li J#, Toledo E, Dennis C, Liang L, Salas-Huetos A, Pierce KA, Guasch-Ferre M, Corella D, Ros E, Estruch R, Gomez-Gracia E, Fito M, Lapetra J, Romaguera D, Alonso-Gomez A, Serra-Majem L, Salas-Salvado J, Hu FB, Martinez-Gonzalez MA. (2019) Lysine pathway metabolites and the risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the PREDIMED study: results from two case- cohort studies. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 18(1):151. PMC6852717.
  24. Liu X, Zheng Y, Guasch-Ferre M, Ruiz-Canela M, Toledo E, Clish C, Liang L, Razquin C, Corella D, Estruch R, Fito M, Gomez-Gracia E, Aros F, Ros E, Lapetra J, Fiol M, Serra-Majem L, Papandreou C, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Hu FB, Salas-Salvado J. (2019) High plasma glutamate and low glutamine-to-glutamate ratio are associated with type 2 diabetes: Case-cohort study within the PREDIMED trial. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 29(10):1040-1049. PMID: 31377179.
  25. Wang G, Sun Q, Liang L^, Clash C, Zhang C, Hong X, Ji Y, Radovick S, Pearson C, Bartell TR, Zuckerman B, Cheng TL, Hu FB, Wang X. (2019) Inter-generational link of obesity in term and preterm births: role of maternal plasma acylcarnitines. Int J Obes (Lond). 43(10):1967-1977. PMID: 31332276.
  26. Guo Y#, Chung W#, Zhu Z#, Shan Z, Li J#, Liu S, Liang L*. (2019) Genome-Wide Assessment for Resting Heart Rate and Shared Genetics With Cardiometabolic Traits and Type 2 Diabetes. J Am Coll Cardiol. 74(17):2162-2174. PMID: 31648709.
  27. Hernandez-Alonso P, Papandreou C, Bullo M, Ruiz-Canela M, Dennis C, Deik A, Wang DD, Guasch-Ferre M, Yu E, Toledo E, Razquin C, Corella D, Estruch R, Ros E, Fito M, Aros F, Fiol M, Serra-Majem L, Liang L, Clish CB, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Hu FB, Salas-Salvado J. (2019) Plasma Metabolites Associated with Frequent Red Wine Consumption: A Metabolomics Approach within the PREDIMED Study. Mol Nutr Food Res. 63(17):e1900140. PMC6771435.
  28. Hong X, Liang L, Sun Q, Keet CA, Tsai HJ, Ji Y, Wang G, Ji H, Clish C, Pearson C, Wang Y, Wood RA, Hu FB, Wang X. (2019) Maternal triacylglycerol signature and risk of food allergy in offspring. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 144(3):729-737. PMC6941352.
  29. Huan T, Joehanes R, Song C, Peng F, Guo Y#, Mendelson M, Yao C, Liu C, Ma J, Richard M, Agha G, Guan W, Almli LM, Conneely KN, Keefe J, Hwang SJ, Johnson AD, Fornage M, Liang L*, Levy D. (2019) Genome-wide identification of DNA methylation QTLs in whole blood highlights pathways for cardiovascular disease. Nat Commun. 10(1):4267. PMC6753136.

 

2020

  1. Zhu Z#, Guo Y#, Shi H, Liu CL, Panganiban RA, Chung W#, O’Connor LJ, Himes BE, Gazal S, Hasegawa K, Camargo CA, Jr., Qi L, Moffatt MF, Hu FB, Lu Q, Cookson WOC, Liang L*. (2020) Shared genetic and experimental links between obesity-related traits and asthma subtypes in UK Biobank. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 145(2):537-549. PMC7010560.
  2. Long P, Liu X, Li J#, He S, Chen H, Yuan Y, Qiu G, Yu K, Liu K, Jiang J, Yang H, Xu C, Zhang X, He M, Guo H, Liang L, Hu FB, Wu T, Pan A. (2020) Circulating folate concentrations and risk of coronary artery disease: a prospective cohort study in Chinese adults and a Mendelian randomization analysis. Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 Mar 1;111(3):635-643. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqz314.PMID: 31927564
  3. Liu G, Zhang B, Hu Y, Rood J, Liang L, Qi L, Bray GA, DeJonge L, Coull B, Grandjean P, Furtado JD, Sun Q. (2020) Associations of Perfluoroalkyl substances with blood lipids and Apolipoproteins in lipoprotein subspecies: the POUNDS-lost study. Environ Health. 2020 Jan 13;19(1):5. doi: 10.1186/s12940-020-0561-8.PMID: 31931806
  4. Yu K, Lv J, Qiu G, Yu C, Guo Y, Bian Z, Yang L, Chen Y, Wang C, Pan A, Liang L, Hu FB, Chen Z, Li L, Wu T; China Kadoorie Biobank Study. (2020) Cooking fuels and risk of all-cause and cardiopulmonary mortality in urban China: a prospective cohort study. Lancet Glob Health. 2020 Mar;8(3):e430-e439. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30525-X. Epub 2020 Jan 20.PMID: 31972151
  5. Roh M, Shin HJ, Laíns I, Providência J, Caseiro-Alves M, Barreto P, Vavvas DG, Miller JB, Kim IK, Gaziano JM, Liang L, Silva R, Miller JW, Husain D. (2020) Higher Intake of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid and Monounsaturated Fatty Acid is Inversely Associated With AMD. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2020 Feb 7;61(2):20.
  6. Guasch-Ferré M, Santos JL, Martínez-González MA, Clish CB, Razquin C, Wang D, Liang L, Li J#, Dennis C, Corella D, Muñoz-Bravo C, Romaguera D, Estruch R, Santos-Lozano JM, Castañer O, Alonso-Gómez A, Serra-Majem L, Ros E, Canudas S, Asensio EM, Fitó M, Pierce K, Martínez JA, Salas-Salvadó J, Toledo E, Hu FB, Ruiz-Canela M. (2020) Glycolysis/gluconeogenesis- and tricarboxylic acid cycle-related metabolites, Mediterranean diet, and type 2 diabetes. Am J Clin Nutr. 2020 Apr 1;111(4):835-844. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqaa016.PMID: 32060497
  7. Li X, Kraft P, De Vivo I, Giovannucci E, Liang L, Nan H.J (2020) Height, nevus count, and risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma: results from two large cohorts of US women. Am Acad Dermatol. 2020 May 3:S0190-9622(20)30783-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2020.04.158. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32376423
  8. Hernández-Alonso P, Becerra-Tomás N, Papandreou C, Bulló M, Guasch-Ferré M, Toledo E, Ruiz-Canela M, Clish CB, Corella D, Dennis C, Deik A, Wang DD, Razquin C, Drouin-Chartier JP, Estruch R, Ros E, Fitó M, Arós F, Fiol M, Serra-Majem L, Liang L, Martínez-González MA, Hu FB, Salas-Salvadó J. (2020) Plasma Metabolomics Profiles are Associated with the Amount and Source of Protein Intake: A Metabolomics Approach within the PREDIMED Study. Mol Nutr Food Res. 2020 May 7:e2000178. doi: 10.1002/mnfr.202000178. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32378786
  9. Li J#, Guasch-Ferré M, Chung W#, Ruiz-Canela M, Toledo E, Corella D, Bhupathiraju SN, Tobias DK, Tabung FK, Hu J, Zhao T#, Turman C, Feng YA#, Clish CB, Mucci L, Eliassen AH, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW, Wolpin BM, Ascherio A, Rimm EB, Manson JE, Qi L, Martínez-González MÁ, Salas-Salvadó J, Hu FB*, Liang L*. (2020) The Mediterranean diet, plasma metabolome, and cardiovascular disease risk. Eur Heart J. 2020 May 14:ehaa209. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehaa209. Online ahead of print.PMID: 32406924 (The EHJ editorial introducing our study PMID: 32357245)
  10. Zhu Z#, Hasegawa K, Ma B, Fujiogi M, Camargo CA Jr, Liang L*. (2020) Association of asthma and its genetic predisposition with the risk of severe COVID-19. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Aug;146(2):327-329.e4. PMID: 32522462 PMCID: PMC7423602
  11. Ma J, Rebholz CM, Braun KVE, Reynolds LM, Aslibekyan S, Xia R, Biligowda NG, Huan T, Liu C, Mendelson MM, Joehanes R, Hu EA, Vitolins MZ, Wood AC, Lohman K, Ochoa-Rosales C, van Meurs J, Uitterlinden A, Liu Y, Elhadad MA, Heier M, Waldenberger M, Peters A, Colicino E, Whitsel EA, Baldassari A, Gharib SA, Sotoodehnia N, Brody JA, Sitlani CM, Tanaka T, Hill WD, Corley J, Deary IJ, Zhang Y, Schöttker B, Brenner H, Walker ME, Ye S, Nguyen S, Pankow J, Demerath EW, Zheng Y, Hou L, Liang L, Lichtenstein AH, Hu FB, Fornage M, Voortman T, Levy D. (2020) Whole Blood DNA Methylation Signatures of Diet Are Associated With Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and All-Cause Mortality. Circ Genom Precis Med. 2020 Aug;13(4):e002766.
  12. Haslam DE, Li J, Liang L, Martinez M, Palacios C, Trak-Fellermeier MA, Franks PW, Joshipura K, Bhupathiraju SN. (2020) Changes in Metabolites During an Oral Glucose Tolerance Test in Early and Mid-Pregnancy: Findings from the PEARLS Randomized, Controlled Lifestyle Trial. Metabolites. 2020 Jul 10;10(7):284.
  13. Zhu Z#, Hasegawa K, Camargo CA Jr, Liang L*. (2020) Investigating asthma heterogeneity through shared and distinct genetics: Insights from genome-wide cross-trait analysis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Jul 18:S0091-6749(20)30966-0. PMID: 32693092 PMCID: PMC7368660
  14. Hang D, Zeleznik OA, He X, Guasch-Ferre M, Jiang X, Li J, Liang L, Eliassen AH, Clish CB, Chan AT, Hu Z, Shen H, Wilson KM, Mucci LA, Sun Q, Hu FB, Willett WC, Giovannucci EL, Song M. (2020) Metabolomic Signatures of Long-term Coffee Consumption and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Women. Diabetes Care. 2020 Oct;43(10):2588-2596.
  15. Zhu Z#, Hasegawa K, Ma B, Fujiogi M, Camargo CA Jr, Liang L*. (2020) Association of obesity and its genetic predisposition with the risk of severe COVID-19: Analysis of population-based cohort data. Metabolism. 2020 Aug 22;112:154345. PMID: 32835759 PMCID: PMC7442576
  16. Papandreou C, Hernández-Alonso P, Bulló M, Ruiz-Canela M, Li J, Guasch-Ferré M, Toledo E, Clish C, Corella D, Estruch R, Cofán M, Fitó M, Razquin C, Arós F, Fiol M, Santos-Lozano JM, Serra-Majem L, Liang L, Martínez-González MA, Hu FB, Salas-Salvadó J. (2020) High Plasma Glutamate and a Low Glutamine-to-Glutamate Ratio Are Associated with Increased Risk of Heart Failure but Not Atrial Fibrillation in the Prevención con Dieta Mediterránea (PREDIMED) Study. J Nutr. 2020 Nov 19;150(11):2882-2889. PMID: 32939552 PMCID: PMC7675032
  17. Hong X, Zhang B, Liang L, Zhang Y, Ji Y, Wang G, Ji H, Clish CB, Burd I, Pearson C, Zuckerman B, Hu FB, Wang X. (2020) Postpartum plasma metabolomic profile among women with preeclampsia and preterm delivery: implications for long-term health. BMC Med. 2020 Oct 13;18(1):277.
  18. Mei Z, Dong X, Qian Y, Hong D, Xie Z, Yao G, Qin A, Gao S, Hu J, Liang L*, Zheng Y*, Su J*. (2020) Association between the metabolome and bone mineral density in a Chinese population. EBioMedicine. 2020 Nov 10;62:103111.
  19. Papandreou C, Bulló M, Hernández-Alonso P, Ruiz-Canela M, Li J, Guasch-Ferré M, Toledo E, Clish C, Corella D, Estruch R, Ros E, Fitó M, Alonso-Gómez A, Fiol M, Santos-Lozano JM, Serra-Majem L, Liang L, Martínez-González MA, Hu FB, Salas-Salvadó J. (2020) Choline Metabolism and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure in the PREDIMED Study. Clin Chem. 2020 Nov 30:hvaa224. doi: 10.1093/clinchem/hvaa224. PMID: 33257943 PMCID: PMC7793226
  20. Wittenbecher C, Eichelmann F, Toledo E, Guasch-Ferre M, Ruiz-Canela M, Li J, Arós Borau F, Lee CH, Liang L, Salas-Salvadó J, Clish CB, Schulze MB, Martínez-González MA, Hu FB. (2020) Lipid Profiles and Heart Failure Risk: Results from Two Prospective Studies. Circ Res. 2020 Dec 4. doi: 10.1161/CIRCRESAHA.120.317883. PMID: 33272114 PMCID: PMC7864881
  21. Feng YA#, Guo Y, Pain L, Lathrop GM, Laprise C, Moffatt MF, Cookson WOCM, Liang L* (2020) Estimating cell-type specific DNA methylation effects in heterogeneous cellular populations. Epigenomics PMID: 33350870
  22. Lin Y#, Yin P, Zhu Z#, Peng Y, Li M, Li J, Liang L*, Yu X* (2020) Epigenome-wide Association Study and Network Analysis for IgA Nephropathy from CD19 + B-cell in Chinese Population. Epigenetics PMID: 33319642
  23. Yun H, Sun L, Wu Q, Zong G, Qi Q, Li H, Zheng H, Zeng R*, Liang L*, Lin X*. (2020) Associations among circulating sphingolipids, β-cell function, and risk of developing type 2 diabetes: A population-based cohort study in China. PLoS Med. 2020 Dec 9;17(12):e1003451. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1003451. PMID: 33296380

 

2021

  1. Drouin-Chartier JP, Hernández-Alonso P, Guasch-Ferré M, Ruiz-Canela M, Li J, Wittenbecher C, Razquin C, Toledo E, Dennis C, Corella D, Estruch R, Fitó M, Eliassen AH, Tobias DK, Ascherio A, Mucci LA, Rexrode KM, Karlson EW, Costenbader KH, Fuchs CS, Liang L, Clish CB, Martínez-González MA, Salas-Salvadó J, Hu FB. (2021) Dairy consumption, plasma metabolites, and risk of type 2 diabetes. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (in press).
  2. Si J#, Li J, Yu C, Guo Y, Bian Z, Millwood IY, Yang L, Walters RG, Chen Y, Du H, Yin L, Chen J, Chen J, Chen Z, Li L*, Liang L*, Lv J*; on behalf of the China Kadoorie Biobank Collaborative Group (2021) Improved lipidomic profile mediates the effects of adherence to healthy lifestyles on coronary heart disease. eLife 10:e60999. PMID: 33558007
  3. Zhu Z#, Li J, Si J#, Ma B#, Shi H, Lv J, Cao W, Guo Y, Millwood I, Walters R, Lin K, Yang L, Chen Y, Du H, Yu B, Hasegawa K, Camargo CA, Moffatt MF, Cookson WOC, Chen J, Chen Z, Li L, Yu C*, Liang L*. (2021) A large-scale genome-wide association analysis of lung function in the Chinese population identifies novel loci and highlights shared genetic etiology with obesity. European Respiratory Journal (in press).
  4. Guasch-Ferre M, Hernandez-Alonso P, Drouin-Chartier JP, Ruiz-Canela M, Razquin C, Toledo E, Li J, Dennis C, Wittenbecher C, Corella D, Estruch R, Fito M, Ros E, Babio N, Bhupathiraju SN, Clish CB, Liang L, Martinez-Gonzalez MA, Hu FB, Salas-Salvado J. (2021) Walnut Consumption, Plasma Metabolomics, and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease. J Nutr. 151(2):303-311. PMC7850062.
  5. Bulló M, Papandreou C, Ruiz-Canela M, Guasch-Ferré M, Li J, Hernández-Alonso P, Toledo E, Liang L, Razquin C, Corella D, Estruch R, Ros E, Fitó M, Arós F, Fiol M, Serra-Majem L, Clish CB, Becerra-Tomás N, Martínez-González MA, Hu FB, Salas-Salvadó J. (2021) Plasma Metabolomic Profiles of Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load, and Carbohydrate Quality Index in the PREDIMED Study. J Nutr. 2021 Jan 4;151(1):50-58. doi: 10.1093/jn/nxaa345. PMID: 33296468
  6. Long P, Wang Q, Zhang Y, Zhu X, Yu K, Jiang H, Liu X, Zhou M, Yuan Y, Liu K, Jiang J, Zhang X, He M, Guo H, Chen W, Yuan J, Cheng L, Liang L, Wu T. (2021) Profile of copper-associated DNA methylation and its association with incident acute coronary syndrome. Clin Epigenetics. 13(1):19. doi: 10.1186/s13148-021-01004-w. PMID: 33499918
  7. Raita Y, Zhu Z#, Freishtat RJ, Fujiogi M, Liang L, Patregnani JT, Camargo CA, Hasegawa K. (2021) Soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products (sRAGE) and asthma: Mendelian randomisation study. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. doi: 10.1111/pai.13478. Online ahead of print. PMID: 33599351
  8. Xu R, Hong X, Zhang B, Huang W, Hou W, Wang G, Wang X, Igusa T, Liang L, Ji H. (2021) DNA methylation mediates the effect of maternal smoking on offspring birthweight: a birth cohort study of multi-ethnic US mother-newborn pairs. Clin Epigenetics. 13(1):47. doi: 10.1186/s13148-021-01032-6. PMID: 33663600
  9. Yaskolka Meir A#, Keller M, Bernhart SH, Rinott E, Tsaban G, Zelicha H, Kaplan A, Schwarzfuchs D, Shelef I, Gepner Y, Li J#, Lin Y#, Blüher M, Ceglarek U, Stumvoll M, Stadler PF, Stampfer MJ, Kovacs P, Liang L*, Shai I*. (2021) Lifestyle weight-loss intervention may attenuate methylation aging: the CENTRAL MRI randomized controlled trial. Clin Epigenetics. 13(1):48. doi: 10.1186/s13148-021-01038-0. PMID: 33663610
  10. Rahman ML*, Feng YA#*, Fiehn O, Albert PS, Tsai MY, Zhu Y, Wang X, Tekola-Ayele F, Liang L*, Zhang C*. (2021) Plasma lipidomics profile in pregnancy and gestational diabetes risk: a prospective study in a multiracial/ethnic cohort. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care.9(1):e001551. doi: 10.1136/bmjdrc-2020-001551. PMID: 33674279
  11. Shen M, Xu X, Liu X, Wang Q, Li W, You X, Peng R, Yuan Y, Long P, Niu R, Yang H, Cheng X, Pan A, Tanguay RM, Zhang X, He M, Wang C, Liang L, Wu T. (2021) Prospective Study on Plasma MicroRNA-4286 and Incident Acute Coronary Syndrome. J Am Heart Assoc. 10(6):e018999. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.120.018999.PMID: 33719498
  12. Salas LA, Peres LC, Thayer ZM, Smith RW, Guo Y#, Chung W#, Si J#, Liang L*. (2021) A transdisciplinary approach to understand the epigenetic basis of race/ethnicity health disparities. Epigenomics. doi: 10.2217/epi-2020-0080. PMID: 33719520

 

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Liang, L. (2012) Using genomics-based approaches to uncover genes linked to asthma. Frontiers in Research Articles Series, Nature Education/Bedford Freeman Worth (invited article, in press)