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  • Balcells Vilarnau, Eva, 1967-; Gea Guiral, Joaquim; Ferrer, Jaume; Serra Pons, Ignasi; Orozco Levi, Mauricio; Batlle Garcia, Jordi de, 1981-; Rodríguez, Esther; Benet, Marta; Donaire González, David; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; García Aymerich, Judith; PAC-COPD Study Group (BioMed Central, 2010)
    Background: This study aims to (i) evaluate the association between anxiety and depressive symptoms and health-related quality of life (HRQoL); and (ii) identify the effect modifiers of this relationship in patients with ...
  • González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Rodríguez Santiago, Benjamín; Cáceres, Alejandro; Pique Regi, Roger; Rothman, Nathaniel; Chanock, Stephen J.; Armengol i Dulcet, Lluís; Pérez Jurado, Luis Alberto (BioMed Central, 2011)
    Background: Mosaicism for copy number and copy neutral chromosomal rearrangements has been recently identified as a relatively common source of genetic variation in the normal population. However its prevalence is poorly ...
  • Viana, Maria Carmen; Rivas, Ioar; Reche, Cristina; Fonseca, Ana Sofía; Pérez, Noemí; Querol, Xavier; Alastuey, Andrés; Álvarez Pedrerol, Mar; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Elsevier, 2015)
    The performance of three portable monitors (micro-aethalometer AE51, DiscMini, Dusttrak DRX) was assessed for outdoor air exposure assessment in a representative Southern European urban environment. The parameters evaluated ...
  • Dadaev, Tokhir; Kogevinas, Manolis; Castaño Vinyals, Gemma; Kote-Jarai, Zsofia (Nature Research, 2018)
    Prostate cancer is a polygenic disease with a large heritable component. A number of common, low-penetrance prostate cancer risk loci have been identified through GWAS. Here we apply the Bayesian multivariate variable ...
  • Esnaola, Mikel; Puig, Pedro; González, David; Castelo Valdueza, Robert; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón (BioMed Central, 2013)
    Background: High-throughput RNA sequencing (RNA-seq) offers unprecedented power to capture the real dynamics of gene expression. Experimental designs with extensive biological replication present a unique opportunity to ...
  • Hildur, Kristin; Templado, Cristina; Zock, Jan-Paul; Giraldo, Jesús; Pozo Rodríguez, Francisco; Frances, Alexandra; Monyarch, Gemma; Rodríguez Trigo, Gema; Rodriguez-Rodriguez, Emma; Souto, Ana; Gómez, Federico P.; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Barberà, Joan Albert; Fuster, Carme (Public Library of Science, 2015)
    BACKGROUND: The north-west coast of Spain was heavily contaminated by the Prestige oil spill, in 2002. Individuals who participated in the clean-up tasks showed increased chromosome damage two years after exposure. Long-term ...
  • Cáceres, Alejandro; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón (Oxford University Press, 2015)
    Inversion polymorphisms have important phenotypic and evolutionary consequences in humans. Two different methodologies have been used to infer inversions from SNP dense data, enabling the use of large cohorts for their ...
  • van der Valk, Ralf J.P.; Cáceres, Alejandro; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; EArly Genetics & Lifecourse Epidemiology (EAGLE) Consortium (Elsevier, 2014)
    BACKGROUND: The fraction of exhaled nitric oxide (Feno) value is a biomarker of eosinophilic airway inflammation and is associated with childhood asthma. Identification of common genetic variants associated with childhood ...
  • Vizcaya Fernández, David; Mirabelli, Maria C.; Orriols, Ramon; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Barreiro Portela, Esther; Burgos, Felip; Arjona, Lourdes; Gómez, Federico P.; Zock, Jan-Paul (Elsevier, 2013)
    OBJECTIVES: Cleaning workers have an increased risk of asthma but the underlying mechanisms are largely unknown. We studied functional and biological characteristics in asthmatic cleaners and compared these to healthy ...
  • Salas, Lucas A.; Font Ribera, Laia; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Sumoy Van Dyck, Lauro; Grimalt Obrador, Joan; Bonnin, Sarah; Aguilar Morón, María A.; Mattlin, Heidi; Hummel, Manuela; Ferrer Del Alamo, Ana; Kogevinas, Manolis; Villanueva Belmonte, Cristina (Elsevier, 2017)
    Exposure to disinfection by-products (DBP) such as trihalomethanes (THM) in swimming pools has been linked to adverse health effects in humans, but their biological mechanisms are unclear. We evaluated short-term changes ...
  • Garcia Martínez, Iris; Sánchez-Mora, Cristina; Soler Artigas, María; Rovira, Paula; Pagerols, Mireia; Corrales, Montse; Calvo Sánchez, Eva; Richarte, Vanesa; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Cormand, Bru; Casas, Miguel; Ramos Quiroga, Josep Antoni; Ribasés, Marta (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common childhood-onset neurodevelopmental condition characterized by pervasive impairment of attention, hyperactivity, and/or impulsivity that can persist into adulthood. ...
  • Guerra, Stefano; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Lavi, Iris; Benet, Marta; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; Carsin, Anne-Elie; Dobaño, Carlota; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Tischer, Christina; Vrijheid, Martine; Antó i Boqué, Josep Maria; Koppelman, Gerard H. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Background: Circulating levels of the chitinase-like protein YKL-40 are influenced by genetic variation in its encoding gene (chitinase 3–like 1 [CHI3L1]) and are increased in patients with several diseases, including ...
  • Rubio Pérez, Carlota, 1990-; Güney, Emre, 1983-; Aguilar, Daniel; Piñero González, Janet, 1977-; García-García, Javier, 1982-; Iadarola, Barbara; Sanz, Ferran; Fernández Fuentes, Narcís; Furlong, Laura I., 1971-; Oliva Miguel, Baldomero (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
    Understanding relationships between diseases, such as comorbidities, has important socio-economic implications, ranging from clinical study design to health care planning. Most studies characterize disease comorbidity using ...
  • Tajuddin, Salman Muhammad; Amaral, André F.S.; Fernández, Agustín F.; Rodriguez Rodero, Sandra; Rodríguez, Ramón María; Moore, Lee E.; Tardón, Adonina; Carrato, Alfredo; García Closas, Montserrat; Silverman, Debra T.; Jackson, Brian P.; García Closas, Reina; Cook, Ashley L.; Cantor, Kenneth P; Chanock, Stephen J.; Kogevinas, Manolis; Rothman, Nathaniel; Real, Francisco X.; Malats i Riera, Núria (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), 2013)
    Background: Altered DNA methylation has been associated with various diseases. Objective: We evaluated the association between levels of methylation in leukocyte DNA at long interspersed nuclear element 1 (LINE-1) and ...
  • Bruzzoni-Giovanelli, Heriberto; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Sigaux, François; Villoutreix, Bruno O.; Cayuela, Jean Michel; Guilho, Joëlle; Preudhomme, Claude; Guilhot, François; Poyet, Jean-Luc; Rousselot, Philippe (Impact Journals, 2015)
    Little is known about inherited factors associated with the risk of developing chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML). We used a dedicated DNA chip containing 16 561 single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) covering 1 916 candidate ...
  • Morales, Eva; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona; González Ruiz, Juan Ramón; Guxens Junyent, Mònica; Torrent Quetglas, Maties; Mendez, Michelle A.; García Esteban, Raquel; Júlvez Calvo, Jordi; Forns i Guzman, Joan, 1981-; Vrijheid, Martine; Molto Puigmarti, Carolina; López Sabater, M. Carmen; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Sunyer Deu, Jordi (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2011)
    Introduction: Breastfeeding effects on cognition are attributed to long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs), but controversy persists. Genetic variation in fatty acid desaturase (FADS) and elongase (ELOVL) enzymes ...
  • Pineda, Silvia; Milne, Roger L.; Calle, M. Luz; Rothman, Nathaniel; López De Maturana, Evangelina; Herranz, Jesús; Kogevinas, Manolis; Chanock, Stephen J.; Tardón, Adonina; Márquez, Mirari; Guey, Lin T.; García Closas, Montserrat; Lloreta Trull, Josep, 1958-; Baum, Erin; González Neira, Anna; Carrato, Alfredo; Navarro i Cuartiellas, Arcadi, 1969-; Silverman, Debra T.; Real, Francisco X.; Malats i Riera, Núria (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014)
    Introduction: Germline variants in TP63 have been consistently associated with several tumors, including bladder cancer, indicating the importance of TP53 pathway in cancer genetic susceptibility. However, variants in other ...
  • Beaumont, Robin N.; Espinosa Díaz, Ana; Kogevinas, Manolis; Estivill, Xavier, 1955- (Oxford University Press, 2018)
    Genome-wide association studies of birth weight have focused on fetal genetics, whereas relatively little is known about the role of maternal genetic variation. We aimed to identify maternal genetic variants associated ...
  • Marenne, Gaëlle; Real, Francisco X.; Rothman, Nathaniel; Rodríguez Santiago, Benjamín; Pérez Jurado, Luis Alberto; Kogevinas, Manolis; García Closas, Montserrat; Silverman, Debra T.; Chanock, Stephen J.; Génin, Emmanuelle; Malats i Riera, Núria (BioMed Central, 2012)
    BACKGROUND: Structural variations such as copy number variants (CNV) influence the expression of different phenotypic traits. Algorithms to identify CNVs through SNP-array platforms are available. The ability to evaluate ...
  • Morales, Eva; Vilahur Chiaraviglio, Nadia, 1982-; Salas Díaz, Lucas Andrés, 1980-; Motta, Valeria; Fernandez, Mariana F.; Murcia, Mario; Llop, Sabrina; Tardón, Adonina; Fernandez-Tardon, Guillermo; Santa Marina, Loreto; Gallastegui, Mara; Bollati, Valentina; Estivill, Xavier, 1955-; Olea, Nicolás; Sunyer Deu, Jordi; Bustamante Pineda, Mariona (Oxford University Press, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: We conducted an epigenome-wide association study (EWAS) of DNA methylation in placenta in relation to maternal tobacco smoking during pregnancy and examined whether smoking-induced changes lead to low birthweight. ...

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