Agnar Helgason
Agnar Helgason
deCODE Genetics and University of Iceland
Verified email at hi.is
TitleCited byYear
Variant of transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) gene confers risk of type 2 diabetes
SFA Grant, G Thorleifsson, I Reynisdottir, R Benediktsson, A Manolescu, ...
Nature genetics 38 (3), 320, 2006
21752006
Rate of de novo mutations and the importance of father’s age to disease risk
A Kong, ML Frigge, G Masson, S Besenbacher, P Sulem, G Magnusson, ...
Nature 488 (7412), 471, 2012
14052012
Genetics of gene expression and its effect on disease
V Emilsson, G Thorleifsson, B Zhang, AS Leonardson, F Zink, J Zhu, ...
Nature 452 (7186), 423, 2008
12372008
Genome-wide association study identifies a second prostate cancer susceptibility variant at 8q24
J Gudmundsson, P Sulem, A Manolescu, LT Amundadottir, ...
Nature genetics 39 (5), 631, 2007
8952007
Common variants on chromosomes 2q35 and 16q12 confer susceptibility to estrogen receptor–positive breast cancer
SN Stacey, A Manolescu, P Sulem, T Rafnar, J Gudmundsson, ...
Nature genetics 39 (7), 865, 2007
7922007
A common variant associated with prostate cancer in European and African populations
LT Amundadottir, P Sulem, J Gudmundsson, A Helgason, A Baker, ...
Nature genetics 38 (6), 652, 2006
7892006
Variants conferring risk of atrial fibrillation on chromosome 4q25
DF Gudbjartsson, DO Arnar, A Helgadottir, S Gretarsdottir, H Holm, ...
Nature 448 (7151), 353, 2007
7872007
Two variants on chromosome 17 confer prostate cancer risk, and the one in TCF2 protects against type 2 diabetes
J Gudmundsson, P Sulem, V Steinthorsdottir, JT Bergthorsson, ...
Nature genetics 39 (8), 977, 2007
7482007
A common inversion under selection in Europeans
H Stefansson, A Helgason, G Thorleifsson, V Steinthorsdottir, G Masson, ...
Nature genetics 37 (2), 129, 2005
7232005
Genetic determinants of hair, eye and skin pigmentation in Europeans
P Sulem, DF Gudbjartsson, SN Stacey, A Helgason, T Rafnar, ...
Nature genetics 39 (12), 1443, 2007
6372007
Refining the impact of TCF7L2 gene variants on type 2 diabetes and adaptive evolution
A Helgason, S Pálsson, G Thorleifsson, SFA Grant, V Emilsson, ...
Nature genetics 39 (2), 218, 2007
5222007
Fine-scale recombination rate differences between sexes, populations and individuals
A Kong, G Thorleifsson, DF Gudbjartsson, G Masson, A Sigurdsson, ...
Nature 467 (7319), 1099, 2010
4382010
A variant of the gene encoding leukotriene A4 hydrolase confers ethnicity-specific risk of myocardial infarction
A Helgadottir, A Manolescu, A Helgason, G Thorleifsson, ...
Nature genetics 38 (1), 68, 2006
3882006
Large-scale whole-genome sequencing of the Icelandic population
DF Gudbjartsson, H Helgason, SA Gudjonsson, F Zink, A Oddson, ...
Nature genetics 47 (5), 435, 2015
3742015
Genome-wide association study in Asian populations identifies variants in ETS1 and WDFY4 associated with systemic lupus erythematosus
W Yang, N Shen, DQ Ye, Q Liu, Y Zhang, XX Qian, N Hirankarn, D Ying, ...
PLoS genetics 6 (2), e1000841, 2010
3562010
ASIP and TYR pigmentation variants associate with cutaneous melanoma and basal cell carcinoma
DF Gudbjartsson, P Sulem, SN Stacey, AM Goldstein, T Rafnar, ...
Nature genetics 40 (7), 886, 2008
3202008
Two newly identified genetic determinants of pigmentation in Europeans
P Sulem, DF Gudbjartsson, SN Stacey, A Helgason, T Rafnar, ...
Nature genetics 40 (7), 835, 2008
3092008
Common variants near CAV1 and CAV2 are associated with primary open-angle glaucoma
G Thorleifsson, GB Walters, AW Hewitt, G Masson, A Helgason, A DeWan, ...
Nature genetics 42 (10), 906, 2010
3072010
An Icelandic example of the impact of population structure on association studies
A Helgason, B Yngvadóttir, B Hrafnkelsson, J Gulcher, K Stefánsson
Nature genetics 37 (1), 90, 2005
2922005
mtDNA and the islands of the North Atlantic: estimating the proportions of Norse and Gaelic ancestry
A Helgason, E Hickey, S Goodacre, V Bosnes, K Stefánsson, R Ward, ...
The American Journal of Human Genetics 68 (3), 723-737, 2001
2752001
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