Lecturer

Layal Chaker

Adjunct Lecturer on Epidemiology

Epidemiology

lchaker@hsph.harvard.edu


Bibliography

Meta-analysis uncovers genome-wide significant variants for rapid kidney function decline.

Gorski M, Jung B, Li Y, Matias-Garcia PR, Wuttke M, Coassin S, Thio CHL, Kleber ME, Winkler TW, Wanner V, Chai JF, Chu AY, Cocca M, Feitosa MF, Ghasemi S, Hoppmann A, Horn K, Li M, Nutile T, Scholz M, Sieber KB, Teumer A, Tin A, Wang J, Tayo BO, Ahluwalia TS, Almgren P, Bakker SJL, Banas B, Bansal N, Biggs ML, Boerwinkle E, Bottinger EP, Brenner H, Carroll RJ, Chalmers J, Chee ML, Chee ML, Cheng CY, Coresh J, de Borst MH, Degenhardt F, Eckardt KU, Endlich K, Franke A, Freitag-Wolf S, Gampawar P, Gansevoort RT, Ghanbari M, Gieger C, Hamet P, Ho K, Hofer E, Holleczek B, Xian Foo VH, Hutri-Kähönen N, Hwang SJ, Ikram MA, Josyula NS, Kähönen M, Khor CC, Koenig W, Kramer H, Krämer BK, Kühnel B, Lange LA, Lehtimäki T, Lieb W, Loos RJF, Lukas MA, Lyytikäinen LP, Meisinger C, Meitinger T, Melander O, Milaneschi Y, Mishra PP, Mononen N, Mychaleckyj JC, Nadkarni GN, Nauck M, Nikus K, Ning B, Nolte IM, O'Donoghue ML, Orho-Melander M, Pendergrass SA, Penninx BWJH, Preuss MH, Psaty BM, Raffield LM, Raitakari OT, Rettig R, Rheinberger M, Rice KM, Rosenkranz AR, Rossing P, Rotter JI, Sabanayagam C, Schmidt H, Schmidt R, Schöttker B, Schulz CA, Sedaghat S, Shaffer CM, Strauch K, Szymczak S, Taylor KD, Tremblay J, Chaker L, van der Harst P, van der Most PJ, Verweij N, Völker U, Waldenberger M, Wallentin L, Waterworth DM, White HD, Wilson JG, Wong TY, Woodward M, Yang Q, Yasuda M, Yerges-Armstrong LM, Zhang Y, Snieder H, Wanner C, Böger CA, Köttgen A, Kronenberg F, Pattaro C, Heid IM.

Kidney Int. 2021 04. 99(4):926-939. PMID: 33137338

GWAS of thyroid stimulating hormone highlights pleiotropic effects and inverse association with thyroid cancer.

Zhou W, Brumpton B, Kabil O, Gudmundsson J, Thorleifsson G, Weinstock J, Zawistowski M, Nielsen JB, Chaker L, Medici M, Teumer A, Naitza S, Sanna S, Schultheiss UT, Cappola A, Karjalainen J, Kurki M, Oneka M, Taylor P, Fritsche LG, Graham SE, Wolford BN, Overton W, Rasheed H, Haug EB, Gabrielsen ME, Skogholt AH, Surakka I, Davey Smith G, Pandit A, Roychowdhury T, Hornsby WE, Jonasson JG, Senter L, Liyanarachchi S, Ringel MD, Xu L, Kiemeney LA, He H, Netea-Maier RT, Mayordomo JI, Plantinga TS, Hrafnkelsson J, Hjartarson H, Sturgis EM, Palotie A, Daly M, Citterio CE, Arvan P, Brummett CM, Boehnke M, de la Chapelle A, Stefansson K, Hveem K, Willer CJ, Åsvold BO.

Nat Commun. 2020 08 07. 11(1):3981. PMID: 32769997