Dr Stuart MacGregor Email
Telephone: +61 7 3845 3563
Facsimile: +61 7 3362 0101
Email: Stuart.MacGregor@qimrberghofer.edu.au

Overview

Dr Macgregor's area of primary interest is statistical genetics/genetic epidemiology. Within this field he has had success working on a very wide variety of traits ranging from bipolar disorder in psychiatry through to cancers such as melanoma. His work in the United Kingdom (MSc with distinction 2000, PhD - University of Edinburgh 2003, Lectureship - Cardiff University 2003-2005) led to several well cited publications including a first author paper in Science.

He joined Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) in 2005. He is currently Senior Research Fellow in the Queensland Statistical Genetics group, funded by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Career Development Award (Level 2). He is Adjunct Senior Lecturer at the School of Medicine, University of Queensland.

His work at QIMR includes the use of twin data to better understand quantitative trait variation and analysis of disease cohorts to identify disease susceptibility genes. He has developed novel methodology for the analysis of pooled DNA for genome wide association analysis and has spearheaded the application of DNA pooling in Australia. Successful applications of pooling include endometriosis, melanoma, alcohol dependence, glaucoma and macular degeneration, with further traits in the pipeline.

Dr Macgregor has received a number of awards recognizing his contributions to the field;

  • The Queensland Premier's Award for Medical Research 2009 (Senior Researcher Category)
  • The Millennium Award - Lorne Genome Conference 2009
  • Australian Academy of Science - Ruth Stephens Gani Medal 2010 (The Academy early career award recognizing distinguished research in human genetics)

In the public arena he was selected as one of Queensland's "Best and brightest" in both 2008 and 2009 by the newspaper The Courier Mail. The list, published annually, comprises 50 people from all aspects of life, ranging from Olympic medalists to business leaders.

Dr Macgregor has set up a network of collaborators that includes researchers in various centres in the UK, United States, New Zealand and The Netherlands. In Australia, he has established collaborations with researchers in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth.

Dr Macgregor is principle supervisor of one PhD student and associated supervisor of two PhD students. He currently employs one Research Assistant.

Research Projects

Dr Macgregor's interests include

Gene mapping studies in

  • Melanoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Endometriosis
  • Alcohol and Nicotine Dependence
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Depression
  • Cardiovascular disease related traits

Development and application of methods for genome wide association using DNA pooling.

Analysis of data from large pedigrees - applications include studies of psychiatric disease and studies examining cardiovascular disease.

Methodological development and analysis in quantitative genetics; previous work has included quantitative trait locus mapping for longitudinally measured traits and analysis of multiple measures using twin data.

Analysis methods for DNA methylation studies.

Easy to use software development for genetic association analysis.

Software Development - http://genepi.qimr.edu.au/general/softwaretools.cgi

VErsatile Gene-based Association Study program (VEGAS): VEGAS is a web based program which calculates a gene-based (rather than a single marker based) test of association for genome-wide association studies (GWAS). The program implements a method which is applicable to family-based GWAS, meta-analysis of GWAS based on summary data and DNA pooling-based GWAS where existing approaches based on permutation are not possible, as well as to case-control/singleton data, where they are. The program was the subject of a publication in the American Journal of Human Genetics (SM publication 47).

Genetic Association Interaction Analysis (GAIA): GAIA is a web-based program for genetic association analysis. GAIA is a freely available program that allows non-specialist users access to an important methodological technique for genetic association analysis. The program is used worldwide. The program was the subject of a publication in BMC Medical Genetics (SM publication 19).

Grants

Current grants where I am a named chief investigator

2008-2010  Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC) Project Grant. 496610. Grant Montgomery, Sue Treloar, Stuart Macgregor (CIC). A genome wide association study for endometriosis susceptibility genes, 2008 $466,781; 2009 $454,032, no cost extension to 2010 obtained. Total $920,813. Time allocation 2008-2010: 10% per year.
2008-2012  United States National Institutes of Health (NIH) R01 N.K. Hayward, N.G. Martin, D.L. Duffy, G.W. Montgomery, S. Macgregor (CIE), D. Whiteman. Pathways from genotype and environment to melanoma. 2008 US$292,942; 2009 US$299,523; 2010 US$192,244; 2011 US$198,012; 2012 US$129,503. Total US$1,112,224. Time allocation 2008-2012: 10% per year.
2008-2010  Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC) Project Grant 496675. Stuart Macgregor (CIA), Novel Statistical Methods for DNA Pooling. 2008- $80,059, 2009- $62,875, 2010- $62,875, Total $205,809. Time allocation 2008-2010: 50% per year.
2008-2010  Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC) Project Grant, 496698. Bryan Mowry, Lynn Jorde, Stuart Macgregor (CIC). Linkage and association studies of schizophrenia in an isolated population. 2008-$120,625, 2009-$210,625, 2010-$45,313. Total $376,563. Time allocation 2008-2010: 5% per year.
2009-2011  Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHRMC) Project Grant, 535074. Jamie E Craig, Stuart Macgregor (CIB), David A Mackey, Alex W Hewitt, Jac C Charlesworth, Kathryn P Burdon, A genome-wide association scan for glaucoma 2009- $129,000, 2010- $373,750, 2011- $84,750, Total $587,500. Time allocation 2009-2011: 10% per year.
2009-2011  Cancer Australia, Priority-driven Collaborative Cancer Research Scheme, ID 552481, Georgia Chenevix-Trench, Anna deFazio, Stuart Macgregor (CIC), Michelle M Haber, Howard Gurney, Paul R Harnett, Response to chemotherapy in ovarian cancer. 2009 - $200,000, 2010 - $171,300, 2011 - $197,450. Total $568,750. Time allocation 2009-2011: 10% per year


Publications

Peer-reviewed publications

Most publications are listed in PubMed and the abstracts can be accessed by clicking here. pdfs of most articles are available below.

 

Since 2002 I have (co)authored 52 peer-reviewed publications (17 in impact factor >10 journals, including 3 in Nature/Science): 18 as first author, 2 as sole author and 3 as senior author. The average impact factor over all publications is 8 (impact factors are given in braces after each entry). I have (co)authored 16 papers with more than 16 citations (H index 16). Citation numbers are given in square brackets after each entry.

 

  1. S. Macgregor, P. M. Visscher, S. Knott, D. Porteous, W. Muir, K. Millar, and D. Blackwood. 2002. Is schizophrenia linked to chromosome 1q? Science, 298:2277a. {IF 2007 26.4} [CITATIONS 10] PDF
  2. J. Slate, P. M. Visscher, S. MacGregor, D. Stevens, M. L. Tate, and J. M. Pemberton. 2002. A genome scan for quantitative trait loci in a wild population of red deer (Cervus elaphus). Genetics, 162:1863-1873. {IF 2007 4.0} [CITATIONS 37] PDF
  3. S. Macgregor, S. A. Knott, I. White, and P. M. Visscher. 2003 Longitudinal variance-components analysis of the framingham heart study data. BMC Genetics, 4:S22. {IF 2007 1.6} [CITATIONS 4] PDF
  4. W. J. Gauderman, S. Macgregor, L. Briollais, K. Scurrah, M. Tobin, T. Park, D. Wang, S. Q. Rao, S. John, and S. Bull. 2003. Longitudinal data analysis in pedigree studies. Genetic Epidemiology, 25:S18-S28. {IF 2007 3.3} [CITATIONS 8] PDF
  5. R. Segurado, S. D. Detera-Wadleigh, D. F. Levinson, C. M. Lewis, M. Gill, J. I. Nurnberg, N. Craddock, J. R. DePaulo, M. Baron, E. S. Gershon, J. Ekholm, S. Cichon, G. Turecki, S. Claes, J. R. Kelsoe, P. R. Schofield, R. F. Badenhop, J. Morissette, H. Coon, D. Blackwood, L. A. McInnes, T. Foroud, H. J. Edenberg, T. Reich, J. P. Rice, A. Goate, M. G. McInnis, F. J. McMahon, J. A. Badner, L. R. Goldin, P. Bennett, V. L. Willour, P. P. Zandi, J. J. Liu, C. Gilliam, S. H. Juo, W. H. Berrettini, T. Yoshikawa, L. Peltonen, J. Lonnqvist, M. M. Nothen, J. Schumacher, C. Windemuth, M. Rietschel, P. Propping, W. Maier, M. Alda, P. Grof, G. A. Rouleau, J. Del-Favero, C. Van Broeckhoven, J. Mendlewicz, R. Adolfsson, M. A. Spence, H. Luebbert, L. J. Adams, J. A. Donald, P. B. Mitchell, N. Barden, E. Shink, W. Byerley, W. Muir, P. M. Visscher, S. Macgregor, H. Gurling, G. Kalsi, A. McQuillin, M. A. Escamilla, V. I. Reus, P. Leon, N. B. Freimer, H. Ewald, T. A. Kruse, O. Mors, U. Radhakrishna, J. L. Blouin, S. E. Antonarakis, and N. Akarsu. 2003. Genome scan meta-analysis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, part III: Bipolar disorder. American Journal of Human Genetics, 73:49-62. {IF 2007 11.1} [CITATIONS 216] PDF
  6. D.J. Porteous, K.L. Evans, J.K. Millar, B.S. Pickard, P.A. Thomson, R. James, S Macgregor, N.R. Wray, P.M. Visscher, W.J. Muir, and D.H. Blackwood. 2004. Genetics of schizophrenia and bipolar affective disorder:strategies to identify candidate genes. Cold Spring Harb Symp Quant Biol. 68:383-394. {IF 2005 0.9} [CITATIONS 3] PDF
  7. S. Macgregor, P. M. Visscher, S. Knott, P. Thompson, D. Porteous, K. Millar, D. Blackwood, W. Muir. 2004. A genome scan and follow-up study identify a bipolar disorder susceptibility locus on chromosome 1q42. Molecular Psychiatry, 9:1083-90. {IF 2007 10.9} [CITATIONS 53] PDF
  8. E.K. Green, R. Raybould, S. MacGregor, K. Gordon-Smith, J. Heron, S. Hyde, D. Grozeva, M. L. Hamshere, N. Williams, Michael J Owen, Michael C O'Donovan., L. Jones, I. Jones, G. Kirov, N. Craddock. 2005. Operation of the Schizophrenia Susceptibility Gene, Neuregulin 1, Across Traditional Diagnostic Boundaries to Increase Risk for Bipolar Disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 62 (6): 642. {IF 2007 16.0} [CITATIONS 102] PDF
  9. R. Raybould, E. K. Green, S. MacGregor, K. Gordon-Smith, J. Heron, S. Hyde, S. Caesar, I. Nikolov, N. Williams, L. Jones, M. C. O'Donovan, M. J. Owen, I. Jones, G. Kirov, N. Craddock. 2005. Bipolar Disorder and polymorphisms in the dysbindin gene (DTNBP1). Biological Psychiatry,57, 7, 696-701. {IF 2007 8.5} [CITATIONS 45] PDF
  10. S. Macgregor, S.K. Knott, I. White, P. Visscher. 2005. QTL Analysis of longitudinal quantitative trait data in complex pedigrees. Genetics, 171(3):1365-1376. {IF 2007 4.0} [CITATIONS 12] PDF
  11. Williams HJ, Glaser B, Williams NM, Zammit S, Macgregor S, Murphy KC, Kirov G, Owen MJ, O'Donovan MC. 2005. No association between Schizophrenia and polymorphisms in COMT in two large samples. American Journal of Psychiatry, 162:1736-1738. {IF 2007 9.1} [CITATIONS 42] PDF
  12. M.L. Hamshere, S. Macgregor, V. Moskvina, I. Nikolov, P. Holmans. 2005. Covariate linkage analysis of GAW14 simulated data incorporating subclinical phenotype, sex, population, parent-of-origin, and interaction. BMC Genetics, 6(Suppl 1):S45. {IF 2007 1.6} [CITATIONS 3] PDF
  13. N.M. Williams, E.K. Green, S. Macgregor, S. Dwyer, N. Norton, H. Williams, R. Raybould, D. Grozeva, M. Hamshere, S. Zammit, L. Jones, A. Cardno, G. Kirov, I. Jones, M.C.O'Donovan, M.J.Owen, N. Craddock. 2006. Variation at the DAOA/G30 locus influences susceptibility to major mood episodes but not psychosis in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63:366-373. {IF 2007 16.0} [CITATIONS 68] PDF
  14. S. Macgregor, S.A. Knott, P.M. Visscher. 2006. False disease region identification from identity-by-descent haplotype sharing in the presence of phenocopies. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 9(1):9-17. {IF 2007 1.5} [CITATIONS 0] PDF
  15. E.K. Green, R. Raybould, S. Macgregor, S. Hyde, A. Young, M. O'Donovan, M. Owen, G. Kirov, L. Jones, I. Jones, N. Craddock. 2006. Genetic variation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in bipolar disorder. Case-control study of over 3000 individuals from the UK. British Journal of Psychiatry, 188(1). {IF 2007 5.5} [CITATIONS 47] PDF
  16. *D. Harold, *S. MacGregor, C. E Patterson, P. Hollingworth, P. Moore, M.J. Owen, J. Williams, M. O'Donovan, P. Passmore, S. McIlroy and L. Jones *JOINT FIRST AUTHORS. 2006. A single nucleotide polymorphism in CHAT influences response to acetylcholinesterase inhibitors in Alzheimer's Disease. Pharmacogenetics and Genomics, 16(2):75-77. {IF 2007 5.8} [CITATIONS 6] PDF
  17. S. Macgregor, N. Craddock, P.A. Holmans. 2006. Use of phenotypic covariates in association analysis by sequential addition of cases. European Journal of Human Genetics, 14(5):529-34. {IF 2007 4.0} [CITATIONS 9] PDF
  18. S. Macgregor, P.M. Visscher, G. Montgomery. 2006. Analysis of pooled DNA samples on high density arrays without prior knowledge of differential hybridization rates. Nucleic Acids Research, 34(7):e55. {IF 2007 7.0} [CITATIONS 23] PDF
  19. S. Macgregor and I.A. Khan. 2006. GAIA: An easy-to-use web-based application for interaction analysis of case-control data. BMC Medical Genetics, 7(1):34. {IF 2007 2.4} [CITATIONS 8] PDF
  20. E. Forty, L. Jones, S. Macgregor, S. Caesar, C. Cooper, A. Hough, L. Dean, S. Dave, A. Farmer, P. McGuffin, S. Brewster, N. Craddock, I. Jones. 2006. Familiality of Postpartum Depression in Unipolar Disorder: Results of a Family Study. Am. J. Psychiat., 163(9):1549-53. {IF 2007 9.1} [CITATIONS 21] PDF
  21. L. Georgieva, V. Moskvina, T. Peirce, N. Norton, N. Bray, L. Jones, P. Holmans, S. Macgregor, S. Zammit, J. Wilkinson, H. Williams, I. Nikolov, N. Williams, D. Ivanov, K.L. Davis, V. Haroutunian, J. D. Buxbaum, N. Craddock, G. Kirov, M.J. Owen, M.C. O'Donovan. 2006. Convergent evidence that oligodendrocyte lineage transcription factor 2 (OLIG2) and interacting genes influence susceptibility to schizophrenia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 103(33):12469-12474. {IF 2007 9.6} [CITATIONS 30] PDF
  22. S. Macgregor, B. Cornes, N.G. Martin, P.M. Visscher. 2006. Bias, precision and heritability of self-reported and clinically measured height in Australian twins. Human Genetics, 120: 571-580. {IF 2007 4.0} [CITATIONS 19] PDF
  23. S. Macgregor. 2007. Most pooling variation in array based DNA pooling is attributable to array error rather than pool construction error. European Journal of Human Genetics 15: 501-504. {IF 2007 4.0} [CITATIONS 13] PDF
  24. P.M. Visscher, S. Macgregor, B. Benyamin, G. Zhu, S. Gordon, S. Medland, W.G. Hill, J. Hottenga, G. Willemsen, D.I. Boomsma, Y. Liu, H. Deng, G.W. Montgomery, N.G. Martin. 2007. Genome Partitioning of Genetic Variation for Height from 11,214 Sibling Pairs. American Journal of Human Genetics, 81:1104-1110. {IF 2007 11.1} [CITATIONS 15] PDF
  25. S. Macgregor, Z.Z. Zhao, A. Henders, N.G. Martin, G.W. Montgomery, P.M. Visscher. 2008. Highly cost efficient genome wide association studies using DNA pools and dense SNP arrays,  Nucleic Acids Research, 36(6):e35. {IF 2007 7.0} [CITATIONS 17] PDF
  26. S. Macgregor. 2008. Optimal two stage hypothesis testing for family based genome wide association studies. American Journal of Human Genetics, 82:797-799. {IF 2007 11.1} [CITATIONS 1] PDF
  27. P. Lind, S. Macgregor, G.W. Montgomery, A. C. Heath, N.G. Martin, J.B. Whitfield. 2008 Effects of GABRA2 Variation on Physiological, Psychomotor and Subjective Responses in the Alcohol Challenge Twin Study. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 11(2):174-82. {IF 2007 1.5} [CITATIONS 2]. PDF
  28. M. Ayub, M.Irfan, A. Maclean, F. Naeem, S. MacGregor, P.M. Visscher, W. Muir, D. Blackwood. 2008. Linkage analysis in a large family from Pakistan with depression and a high incidence of consanguineous marriages, Human Heredity, 66(3):190-198. {IF 2007 2.2} [CITATIONS 1] PDF
  29. K. M. Brown*, S MacGregor*, G. W. Montgomery, D. W. Craig, Z. Z. Zhao, K. Iyadurai, A. Henders, N. Homer, M. Campbell, M. Stark, S. Thomas, H. Schmid, E. A Holland, E. M. Gillanders, D. L. Duffy, J. A. Maskiell, J. Jetann, M. Ferguson, D. A. Stephan, A. E. Cust, D. Whiteman, A. Green, H. Olsson, S. Puig, P. Ghiorzo, J. Hansson, F. Demenais, A. M. Goldstein, N. A. Gruis, D. E. Elder, J. Newton Bishop, R. F. Kefford, G. G. Giles, B. K. Armstrong, J. F. Aitken, J. L. Hopper, N. G. Martin, J. M. Trent, G. J. Mann, N. K. Hayward 2008 *JOINT FIRST AUTHORS – CORRESPONDING AUTHOR, S. MACGREGOR. Common sequence variants on 20q11.22 confer melanoma susceptibility, Nature Genetics, 40(7):838-40. {IF 2007 25.6} [CITATIONS 36]. PDF
  30. S. Macgregor, J.J. Hottenga, P.A. Lind, H.E.D. Suchiman, G. Willemsen, P.E. Slagboom, G.W. Montgomery, N.G. Martin, P.M. Visscher, D.I. Boomsma. 2008. Vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms have negligible effect on human height, Twin Research and Human Genetics,  11(5):488-494. {IF 2007 1.5} [CITATIONS 0]. PDF
  31. P. A. Lind*, S. MacGregor*, A. Agrawal, G. W. Montgomery, A. C. Heath, N. G. Martin, J. B. Whitfield. 2008 *JOINT FIRST AUTHORS. The Role of GABRA2 in Alcohol Dependence, Smoking and Illicit Drug Use in an Australian Population Sample, Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 32(10):1-11. {IF 2007 3.2} [CITATIONS 5]. PDF
  32. The International Schizophrenia Consortium, comprising; J. L. Stone, M. C. O’Donovan, H. Gurling, G. K. Kirov, D. H. R. Blackwood, A. Corvin, N. J. Craddock, M. Gill, C. M. Hultman, P. Lichtenstein, A. McQuillin, C. N. Pato1, D. M. Ruderfer, M. J. Owen, D. St Clair, P. F. Sullivan, E. M. Scolnick, D. M. Ruderfer, J. Korn, S. Macgregor, D. W. Morris, C. T. O’Dushlaine, M. J. Daly, P. M. Visscher, P. A. Holmans, P. Sklar, S. M. Purcell 2008 Rare chromosomal deletions and duplications increase risk of schizophrenia, Nature 455(7210):237-241. {IF 2007 28.8} [CITATIONS 148]. PDF PDFsupplementary
  33. B. P. Zietsch, K. I. Morley, S. N. Shekar, K. J. H. Verweij, M. C. Keller, S. Macgregor, M. J. Wright, J. M. Bailey, N. G. Martin. 2008. Genetic factors predisposing to homosexuality may increase mating success in heterosexuals, Evolution and Human Behavior, 29(6), 424-433. {IF 2007 2.5} [CITATIONS 5]. PDF
  34. R. Kaneva, V. Milanova, D. Angelicheva, S. MacGregor, C. Kostov, R Vladimirova, S Aleksiev, M Angelova, V Stoyanova, A Loh, J Hallmayer, L Kalaydjieva, A Jablensky. 2009. Bipolar Disorder in the Bulgarian Gypsies: Genetic Heterogeneity in a Young Founder Population, Am J Med Genet Part B, 150B(2):191-201 {IF 2007 4.2} [CITATIONS 0]. PDF
  35. S. Macgregor, P.A. Lind, K.K. Bucholz, N.K. Hansell, P.A. Madden, M.M. Richter, G.W. Montgomery, N.G. Martin, A.C. Heath, J.B. Whitfield. 2009. Associations of ADH and ALDH2 gene variation with self report alcohol reactions, consumption and dependence: an integrated analysis. Hum Mol Genet. 18(3):580-93. {IF 2007 7.8} [CITATIONS 9] PDF
  36. E.K. Green, D. Grozeva, R. Raybould, G. Elvidge, S. Macgregor, I. Craig, A. Farmer, P. McGuffin, L. Forty, L. Jones, I. Jones, M.C. O'Donovan, M.J. Owen, G. Kirov, N. Craddock. 2009. P2RX7: A bipolar and unipolar disorder candidate susceptibility gene? Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet., 150B(8):1063-9. {IF 2007 4.2} [CITATIONS 0] PDF
  37. The International Schizophrenia Consortium; S.M. Purcell, N.R. Wray, J.L. Stone, P.M. Visscher, M.C. O’Donovan, P.F. Sullivan, P. Sklar, D.M. Ruderfer, A. McQuillin, D.W. Morris, A. Corvin, C.T. O'Dushlaine, P.A.Holmans, S. MacGregor, H.Gurling, D.H.R. Blackwood, N.J. Craddock, M.Gill, C.M. Hultman, G. K. Kirov, P. Lichtenstein,  M.J. Owen, C.N. Pato, E.M. Scolnick, D. St. Clair. 2009. Common polygenic variation contributes to risk of schizophrenia and overlaps with bipolar disorder, Nature, 460(7256), 748-752. {IF 2007 28.8}. [CITATIONS 31] PDF PDFsupplementary
  38. J.E. Craig, A.W. Hewitt, A.E. McMellon, A.K. Henders, L. Ma, L. Wallace, S. Sharma, K.P. Burdon, P.M. Visscher, G.W. Montgomery, S. MacGregor. 2009 Rapid inexpensive genome-wide association using pooled whole blood, Genome Research, 19:2075-2080. {IF 2008 10.2} [CITATIONS 0]. PDF
  39. S.E. Medland, D.R. Nyholt, J.N. Painter, B.P. McEvoy, A.F. McRae,Gu Zhu, S.D. Gordon, N.R. Wray, M.A.R. Ferreira, M.J. Wright, A.K. Henders, M.J. Campbell, D.L. Duffy, N.K. Hansell, S. Macgregor,W.S. Slutske, A.C. Heath, G.W. Montgomery, N.G. Martin. 2009 Common variants in the Trichohyalin gene are associated with straight hair in Europeans, American Journal of Human Genetics, 85:750-755 {IF 2007 11.} [CITATIONS 0]. PDF
  40. S. Macgregor, C. Bellis, R.A. Lea, H. Cox, T. Dyer, J. Blangero, P.M. Visscher, L.R. Griffiths. 2010. Legacy of Mutiny on the Bounty: Founder Effect and Admixture on Norfolk Island, European Journal of Human Genetics, 18: 67-72. {IF 2007 4.0} [CITATIONS 0] PDF
  41. B.P. McEvoy, Z.Z. Zhao, S. Macgregor, C. Bellis, R.A. Lea, H. Cox, G.W. Montgomery, L.R. Griffiths, P.M. Visscher. European and Polynesian Admixture in the Norfolk Island Population, Heredity, accepted Nov 2009 {IF 2008 3.8} [CITATIONS 0]. PDF
  42. P.A. Lind*, S. Macgregor*, J.M. Vink*, M.L. Pergadia*, N.K. Hansell, M.H.M. de Moor, A.B. Smit, J.J. Hottenga, M.M. Richter, A.C. Heath, N.G. Martin, G. Willemsen, E.J.C. de Geus, N. Vogelzangs, B.W. Penninx, J.B. Whitfield, G.W. Montgomery, D.I. Boomsma and P.A.F. Madden 2010 *JOINT FIRST AUTHORS A Genomewide Association Study of Nicotine and Alcohol Dependence in Australian and Dutch Populations, Twin Research and Human Genetics, 13(1):10-29. {IF 2007 1.5} [CITATIONS 0]. PDF
  43. Y. Lu, D.P. Dimasi , P.G. Hysi, A.W. Hewitt, K.P. Burdon, T. Toh, J.B. Ruddle, Y. Li, P. Mitchell, P.R. Healey, G.W. Montgomery, T.D. Spector, N.G. Martin, T.L. Young, C.J. Hammond, S. MacGregor*, D. Mackey*, J. Craig* 2010 *JOINT SENIOR AUTHORS. Common Genetic Variants near the Brittle Cornea Syndrome Locus ZNF469 Influence the Blinding Disease Risk Factor Central Corneal Thickness., in press, accepted March 2010, PLoS Genet. {IF 2008 8.8}
  44. S. Macgregor, A.W. Hewitt, P.G. Hysi, J.B. Ruddle, S.E. Medland, A.K. Henders, S.D. Gordon, T. Andrew, B. McEvoy, P.G. Sanfilippo, F. Carbonaro, V. Tah, Y. Li, S.L. Bennett, J.E. Craig, G.W. Montgomery, K. Tran-Viet , N.L. Brown, T.D. Spector, N.G. Martin, T.L. Young, C.J. Hammond, D.A. Mackey. Genome-wide association identifies ATOH7 as a major gene determining human optic disc size, in press, accepted April 2010, Human Molecular Genetics. {IF 2007 7.8} PDF
  45. S.E. Johnatty, J. Beesley, X. Chen, S. Macgregor, D.L. Duffy, A.B. Spurdle, A. deFazio, N. Gava, P.M. Webb, Australian Ovarian Cancer Study Group, Australian Cancer Study (Ovarian Cancer), M. Rossing, J.A. Doherty, M.T. Goodman, G. Lurie, P. J. Thompson, L.R. Wilkens, R.B. Ness, K.B. Moysich, J.C. Claude, S. Wang-Gohrke, D.W. Cramer, K.L. Terry, S.E. Hankinson, S.S. Tworoger, M. Garcia-Closas, H. Yang, J. Lissowska, S.J. Chanock, P. D. Pharoah, H. Song, A.S. Whitemore, C.L. Pearce, D.O. Stram, A.H. Wu, M.C. Pike, S.A. Gayther, S.J. Ramus, U. Menon, A. Gentry-Maharaj, H. Anton-Culver, A. Ziogas, E. Hogdall, S. Kruger-Kjaer, C. Hogdall, A. Berchuck , J.M. Schildkraut, E.S. Iversen, P. G. Moorman, C.M. Phelan, T.A. Sellers, J.M. Cunningham, R.A. Vierkant, D.N. Rider, E.L. Goode, I. Haviv, G. Chenevix-Trench. 2010 Evaluation of candidate stromal epithelial cross-talk genes identifies association between risk of serous ovarian cancer and TERT, a cancer susceptibility “hot-spot”, PLoS Genet. e1001016. {IF 2008 8.8} [CITATIONS 0]. PDF
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