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Ulrich Broeckel, MD

UlrichBroeckel_Academic Profile

Ulrich Broeckel, MD

Professor, Pediatrics; Adjunct Professor of Medicine, Physiology and School of Pharmacy; Chief, Section of Genomic Pediatrics; Associate Director, Pharmacogenomics, Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Center

Locations

  • Genomic Pediatrics

Contact Information

Biography

The Broeckel lab (@broeckel_lab) specializes in the identification and functional evaluation of genes and their variants involved in cardiovascular and other complex diseases. Our research interests include: left ventricular hypertrophy, myocardial infarction, coronary artery disease, end-stage renal disease, and hypertension with projects based on large epidemiological studies in clinical cohorts. In addition, we perform microarray-based diagnostic tests with an emphasis in pharmacogenomics for both Children’s Wisconsin (Children's) and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and run the Nucleic Acid Extraction Core for investigators at Children’s Research Institute.

We use genome-wide association (GWA) studies to identify genes involved in complex diseases. Based on the evidence of association provided by GWA, we establish molecular and cell-based assays to investigate gene function. One way that we currently evaluate gene function utilizes the latest in next generation (NextGen) sequencing technologies. We have or are in the process of establishing strategies to examine expression levels of microRNA, single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) and copy number (CNV) variations, and perform pharmacogenetic custom captures on multiple platforms such as the Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine (PGM™), the Ion Torrent Proton™ and the Illumina HiSeq™.

We are also a part of a groundbreaking multicenter NHLBI initiative to generate patient-derived human-induced pluripotent stem cell (hiPSC) for the study of complex disease with our collaborators at Cellular Dynamics, International. This collaboration will result in the high-throughput development of hiPSC-derived cardiomyocytes generated from patients participating in a major hypertension epidemiological study. The cardiomyocytes will be characterized using a variety of in vitro methods and NextGen sequencing and will also be used to investigate and understand the complex molecular mechanisms and pathways underlying the genetic basis of an increase in Left Ventricular Mass leading to Left Ventricular Hypertrophy as a common and major risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

In conjunction with Children's, we launched the Advanced Genomics (AGEN) laboratory in 2009, which is regulated by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), licensed through Children's. Utilizing the Affymetrix Genome-Wide Human SNP Array 6.0 containing 1.8 million markers including SNP and CNV variations, we are able to look at duplications and deletions in patients with abnormalities to provide an innovative method in the diagnosis of genetic disorders for clinical care.

Our lab is also CLIA certified as the Developmental and Neurogenetics Laboratory (DNL). We work closely with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to test patient samples, looking for genetic variation of metabolic capacity. Patient DNA is tested on the Affymetrix Drug Metabolism Enzymes and Transporters (DMET™) Plus platform that uses state-of-the-art star allele translations tables and additional CNV analysis for CYP2D6 to lead to the most comprehensive interpretation for each patient’s treatment regimen.

Our pursuit of large scale epidemiological studies in clinical cohorts allows us to evaluate the effect and impact of SNPs identified in GWA studies with regard to their clinical relevance. Currently, the Broeckel lab contributes one MCW component to the Wisconsin Genomics Initiative, a consortium including our group and MCW as well as the Marshfield Clinic and the University of Wisconsin, Madison and Milwaukee.

Ongoing studies

  • Family Based Genetic Analysis for Genes Related to Inflammation and Myocardial Infarction (NHLBI)
  • Genetic Basis of Coronary Artery Disease and Coronary Collateralization (NHLBI)
  • Pediatric DNA Biobank
  • Functional GWAS for LVH using iPS-derived Cardiomyocytes: The HyperGEN ciPS Study (NHLBI)
  • HyperGen: Genetic Epidemiology of Left Ventricular Hypertrophy Genetics of CRP in Myocardial Function (NHLBI)
  • Genetics of Myocardial Infarction and Related Risk factors (NHLBI)
  • Molecular Genetics of Hypertension
  • Genetic Predisposition to End-Stage Renal Disease Epidemiology
  • The Wisconsin Genomics Initiative

Research Experience

  • Blood Pressure
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • DNA Mutational Analysis
  • Gene Expression Profiling
  • Genetic Association Studies
  • Genetic Linkage
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Genetic Testing
  • Genetic Variation
  • Genome, Human
  • Genome-Wide Association Study

Methodologies and Techniques

  • Case-Control Studies
  • DNA
  • DNA Copy Number Variations
  • Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
  • Exome
  • Gene Expression Profiling
  • Genetic Association Studies
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Genetic Testing
  • Genetic Variation
  • Genetics, Population
  • Genome-Wide Association Study

Leadership Positions

  • Associate Director for Pharmacogenomics, Genomic Sciences and Precision Medicine Ctr
  • Chief, Section Genomic Pediatrics
  • Research Unit Leader: Genetics and Genomics, Children's Research Institute

Publications

  • Detecting fitness epistasis in recently admixed populations with genome-wide data.

    (Ni X, Zhou M, Wang H, He KY, Broeckel U, Hanis C, Kardia S, Redline S, Cooper RS, Tang H, Zhu X.) BMC Genomics. 2020 Jul 11;21(1):476 PMID: 32652930 PMCID: PMC7353720 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85087904658 07/13/2020

  • Genomic integrity of human induced pluripotent stem cells across nine studies in the NHLBI NextGen program.

    (Kanchan K, Iyer K, Yanek LR, Carcamo-Orive I, Taub MA, Malley C, Baldwin K, Becker LC, Broeckel U, Cheng L, Cowan C, D'Antonio M, Frazer KA, Quertermous T, Mostoslavsky G, Murphy G, Rabinovitch M, Rader DJ, Steinberg MH, Topol E, Yang W, Knowles JW, Jaquish CE, Ruczinski I, Mathias RA.) Stem Cell Res. 2020 07;46:101803 PMID: 32442913 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85084799428 05/23/2020

  • Genome-wide meta-analysis of variant-by-diuretic interactions as modulators of lipid traits in persons of European and African ancestry.

    (de Las Fuentes L, Sung YJ, Sitlani CM, Avery CL, Bartz TM, Keyser C, Evans DS, Li X, Musani SK, Ruiter R, Smith AV, Sun F, Trompet S, Xu H, Arnett DK, Bis JC, Broeckel U, Busch EL, Chen YI, Correa A, Cummings SR, Floyd JS, Ford I, Guo X, Harris TB, Ikram MA, Lange L, Launer LJ, Reiner AP, Schwander K, Smith NL, Sotoodehnia N, Stewart JD, Stott DJ, Stürmer T, Taylor KD, Uitterlinden A, Vasan RS, Wiggins KL, Cupples LA, Gudnason V, Heckbert SR, Jukema JW, Liu Y, Psaty BM, Rao DC, Rotter JI, Stricker B, Wilson JG, Whitsel EA.) Pharmacogenomics J. 2020 06;20(3):482-493 PMID: 31806883 PMCID: PMC7260079 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85075965745 12/07/2019

  • Gene-educational attainment interactions in a multi-ancestry genome-wide meta-analysis identify novel blood pressure loci.

    (de Las Fuentes L, Sung YJ, Noordam R, Winkler T, Feitosa MF, Schwander K, Bentley AR, Brown MR, Guo X, Manning A, Chasman DI, Aschard H, Bartz TM, Bielak LF, Campbell A, Cheng CY, Dorajoo R, Hartwig FP, Horimoto ARVR, Li C, Li-Gao R, Liu Y, Marten J, Musani SK, Ntalla I, Rankinen T, Richard M, Sim X, Smith AV, Tajuddin SM, Tayo BO, Vojinovic D, Warren HR, Xuan D, Alver M, Boissel M, Chai JF, Chen X, Christensen K, Divers J, Evangelou E, Gao C, Girotto G, Harris SE, He M, Hsu FC, Kühnel B, Laguzzi F, Li X, Lyytikäinen LP, Nolte IM, Poveda A, Rauramaa R, Riaz M, Rueedi R, Shu XO, Snieder H, Sofer T, Takeuchi F, Verweij N, Ware EB, Weiss S, Yanek LR, Amin N, Arking DE, Arnett DK, Bergmann S, Boerwinkle E, Brody JA, Broeckel U, Brumat M, Burke G, Cabrera CP, Canouil M, Chee ML, Chen YI, Cocca M, Connell J, de Silva HJ, de Vries PS, Eiriksdottir G, Faul JD, Fisher V, Forrester T, Fox EF, Friedlander Y, Gao H, Gigante B, Giulianini F, Gu CC, Gu D, Harris TB, He J, Heikkinen S, Heng CK, Hunt S, Ikram MA, Irvin MR, Kähönen M, Kavousi M, Khor CC, Kilpeläinen TO, Koh WP, Komulainen P, Kraja AT, Krieger JE, Langefeld CD, Li Y, Liang J, Liewald DCM, Liu CT, Liu J, Lohman KK, Mägi R, McKenzie CA, Meitinger T, Metspalu A, Milaneschi Y, Milani L, Mook-Kanamori DO, Nalls MA, Nelson CP, Norris JM, O'Connell J, Ogunniyi A, Padmanabhan S, Palmer ND, Pedersen NL, Perls T, Peters A, Petersmann A, Peyser PA, Polasek O, Porteous DJ, Raffel LJ, Rice TK, Rotter JI, Rudan I, Rueda-Ochoa OL, Sabanayagam C, Salako BL, Schreiner PJ, Shikany JM, Sidney SS, Sims M, Sitlani CM, Smith JA, Starr JM, Strauch K, Swertz MA, Teumer A, Tham YC, Uitterlinden AG, Vaidya D, van der Ende MY, Waldenberger M, Wang L, Wang YX, Wei WB, Weir DR, Wen W, Yao J, Yu B, Yu C, Yuan JM, Zhao W, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Bowden DW, Deary IJ, Dörr M, Esko T, Freedman BI, Froguel P, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Jonas JB, Kammerer CM, Kato N, Lakka TA, Leander K, Lehtimäki T, Lifelines Cohort Study, Magnusson PKE, Marques-Vidal P, Penninx BWJH, Samani NJ, van der Harst P, Wagenknecht LE, Wu T, Zheng W, Zhu X, Bouchard C, Cooper RS, Correa A, Evans MK, Gudnason V, Hayward C, Horta BL, Kelly TN, Kritchevsky SB, Levy D, Palmas WR, Pereira AC, Province MM, Psaty BM, Ridker PM, Rotimi CN, Tai ES, van Dam RM, van Duijn CM, Wong TY, Rice K, Gauderman WJ, Morrison AC, North KE, Kardia SLR, Caulfield MJ, Elliott P, Munroe PB, Franks PW, Rao DC, Fornage M.) Mol Psychiatry. 2020 May 05 PMID: 32372009 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85085119426 05/07/2020

  • Publisher Correction: Deep coverage whole genome sequences and plasma lipoprotein(a) in individuals of European and African ancestries.

    (Zekavat SM, Ruotsalainen S, Handsaker RE, Alver M, Bloom J, Poterba T, Seed C, Ernst J, Chaffin M, Engreitz J, Peloso GM, Manichaikul A, Yang C, Ryan KA, Fu M, Johnson WC, Tsai M, Budoff M, Vasan RS, Cupples LA, Rotter JI, Rich SS, Post W, Mitchell BD, Correa A, Metspalu A, Wilson JG, Salomaa V, Kellis M, Daly MJ, Neale BM, McCarroll S, Surakka I, Esko T, Ganna A, Ripatti S, Kathiresan S, Natarajan P, NHLBI TOPMed Lipids Working Group.) Nat Commun. 2020 Apr 01;11(1):1715 PMID: 32238811 PMCID: PMC7113276 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85082731341 04/03/2020

  • Challenges in clinical implementation of CYP2D6 genotyping: choice of variants to test affects phenotype determination.

    (Hoshitsuki K, Crews KR, Yang W, Smith CA, Hankins JS, Turner AJ, Broeckel U, McMillin GA, Relling MV, Haidar CE.) Genet Med. 2020 01;22(1):232-233 PMID: 31341243 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85069725117 07/26/2019

  • Whole Genome Sequencing Identifies CRISPLD2 as a Lung Function Gene in Children With Asthma.

    (Kachroo P, Hecker J, Chawes BL, Ahluwalia TS, Cho MH, Qiao D, Kelly RS, Chu SH, Virkud YV, Huang M, Barnes KC, Burchard EG, Eng C, Hu D, Celedón JC, Daya M, Levin AM, Gui H, Williams LK, Forno E, Mak ACY, Avila L, Soto-Quiros ME, Cloutier MM, Acosta-Pérez E, Canino G, Bønnelykke K, Bisgaard H, Raby BA, Lange C, Weiss ST, Lasky-Su JA, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium.) Chest. 2019 12;156(6):1068-1079 PMID: 31557467 PMCID: PMC6904857 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85075322046 09/27/2019

  • Characterization of Reference Materials for Genetic Testing of CYP2D6 Alleles: A GeT-RM Collaborative Project.

    (Gaedigk A, Turner A, Everts RE, Scott SA, Aggarwal P, Broeckel U, McMillin GA, Melis R, Boone EC, Pratt VM, Kalman LV.) J Mol Diagn. 2019 11;21(6):1034-1052 PMID: 31401124 PMCID: PMC6854474 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85073566807 08/12/2019

  • Multiancestry Genome-Wide Association Study of Lipid Levels Incorporating Gene-Alcohol Interactions.

    (de Vries PS, Brown MR, Bentley AR, Sung YJ, Winkler TW, Ntalla I, Schwander K, Kraja AT, Guo X, Franceschini N, Cheng CY, Sim X, Vojinovic D, Huffman JE, Musani SK, Li C, Feitosa MF, Richard MA, Noordam R, Aschard H, Bartz TM, Bielak LF, Deng X, Dorajoo R, Lohman KK, Manning AK, Rankinen T, Smith AV, Tajuddin SM, Evangelou E, Graff M, Alver M, Boissel M, Chai JF, Chen X, Divers J, Gandin I, Gao C, Goel A, Hagemeijer Y, Harris SE, Hartwig FP, He M, Horimoto ARVR, Hsu FC, Jackson AU, Kasturiratne A, Komulainen P, Kühnel B, Laguzzi F, Lee JH, Luan J, Lyytikäinen LP, Matoba N, Nolte IM, Pietzner M, Riaz M, Said MA, Scott RA, Sofer T, Stančáková A, Takeuchi F, Tayo BO, van der Most PJ, Varga TV, Wang Y, Ware EB, Wen W, Yanek LR, Zhang W, Zhao JH, Afaq S, Amin N, Amini M, Arking DE, Aung T, Ballantyne C, Boerwinkle E, Broeckel U, Campbell A, Canouil M, Charumathi S, Chen YI, Connell JM, de Faire U, de Las Fuentes L, de Mutsert R, de Silva HJ, Ding J, Dominiczak AF, Duan Q, Eaton CB, Eppinga RN, Faul JD, Fisher V, Forrester T, Franco OH, Friedlander Y, Ghanbari M, Giulianini F, Grabe HJ, Grove ML, Gu CC, Harris TB, Heikkinen S, Heng CK, Hirata M, Hixson JE, Howard BV, Ikram MA, InterAct Consortium, Jacobs DR, Johnson C, Jonas JB, Kammerer CM, Katsuya T, Khor CC, Kilpeläinen TO, Koh WP, Koistinen HA, Kolcic I, Kooperberg C, Krieger JE, Kritchevsky SB, Kubo M, Kuusisto J, Lakka TA, Langefeld CD, Langenberg C, Launer LJ, Lehne B, Lemaitre RN, Li Y, Liang J, Liu J, Liu K, Loh M, Louie T, Mägi R, Manichaikul AW, McKenzie CA, Meitinger T, Metspalu A, Milaneschi Y, Milani L, Mohlke KL, Mosley TH, Mukamal KJ, Nalls MA, Nauck M, Nelson CP, Sotoodehnia N, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Pazoki R, Pedersen NL, Peters A, Peyser PA, Polasek O, Poulter N, Raffel LJ, Raitakari OT, Reiner AP, Rice TK, Rich SS, Robino A, Robinson JG, Rose LM, Rudan I, Schmidt CO, Schreiner PJ, Scott WR, Sever P, Shi Y, Sidney S, Sims M, Smith BH, Smith JA, Snieder H, Starr JM, Strauch K, Tan N, Taylor KD, Teo YY, Tham YC, Uitterlinden AG, van Heemst D, Vuckovic D, Waldenberger M, Wang L, Wang Y, Wang Z, Wei WB, Williams C, Wilson G, Wojczynski MK, Yao J, Yu B, Yu C, Yuan JM, Zhao W, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Boehnke M, Bowden DW, Chambers JC, Deary IJ, Esko T, Farrall M, Franks PW, Freedman BI, Froguel P, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Horta BL, Kamatani Y, Kato N, Kooner JS, Laakso M, Leander K, Lehtimäki T, Lifelines Cohort, Groningen, The Netherlands (Lifelines Cohort Study), Magnusson PKE, Penninx B, Pereira AC, Rauramaa R, Samani NJ, Scott J, Shu XO, van der Harst P, Wagenknecht LE, Wang YX, Wareham NJ, Watkins H, Weir DR, Wickremasinghe AR, Zheng W, Elliott P, North KE, Bouchard C, Evans MK, Gudnason V, Liu CT, Liu Y, Psaty BM, Ridker PM, van Dam RM, Kardia SLR, Zhu X, Rotimi CN, Mook-Kanamori DO, Fornage M, Kelly TN, Fox ER, Hayward C, van Duijn CM, Tai ES, Wong TY, Liu J, Rotter JI, Gauderman WJ, Province MA, Munroe PB, Rice K, Chasman DI, Cupples LA, Rao DC, Morrison AC.) Am J Epidemiol. 2019 06 01;188(6):1033-1054 PMID: 30698716 PMCID: PMC6545280 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85067087923 01/31/2019

  • A multi-ancestry genome-wide study incorporating gene-smoking interactions identifies multiple new loci for pulse pressure and mean arterial pressure.

    (Sung YJ, de Las Fuentes L, Winkler TW, Chasman DI, Bentley AR, Kraja AT, Ntalla I, Warren HR, Guo X, Schwander K, Manning AK, Brown MR, Aschard H, Feitosa MF, Franceschini N, Lu Y, Cheng CY, Sim X, Vojinovic D, Marten J, Musani SK, Kilpeläinen TO, Richard MA, Aslibekyan S, Bartz TM, Dorajoo R, Li C, Liu Y, Rankinen T, Smith AV, Tajuddin SM, Tayo BO, Zhao W, Zhou Y, Matoba N, Sofer T, Alver M, Amini M, Boissel M, Chai JF, Chen X, Divers J, Gandin I, Gao C, Giulianini F, Goel A, Harris SE, Hartwig FP, He M, Horimoto ARVR, Hsu FC, Jackson AU, Kammerer CM, Kasturiratne A, Komulainen P, Kühnel B, Leander K, Lee WJ, Lin KH, Luan J, Lyytikäinen LP, McKenzie CA, Nelson CP, Noordam R, Scott RA, Sheu WHH, Stančáková A, Takeuchi F, van der Most PJ, Varga TV, Waken RJ, Wang H, Wang Y, Ware EB, Weiss S, Wen W, Yanek LR, Zhang W, Zhao JH, Afaq S, Alfred T, Amin N, Arking DE, Aung T, Barr RG, Bielak LF, Boerwinkle E, Bottinger EP, Braund PS, Brody JA, Broeckel U, Cade B, Campbell A, Canouil M, Chakravarti A, Cocca M, Collins FS, Connell JM, de Mutsert R, de Silva HJ, Dörr M, Duan Q, Eaton CB, Ehret G, Evangelou E, Faul JD, Forouhi NG, Franco OH, Friedlander Y, Gao H, Gigante B, Gu CC, Gupta P, Hagenaars SP, Harris TB, He J, Heikkinen S, Heng CK, Hofman A, Howard BV, Hunt SC, Irvin MR, Jia Y, Katsuya T, Kaufman J, Kerrison ND, Khor CC, Koh WP, Koistinen HA, Kooperberg CB, Krieger JE, Kubo M, Kutalik Z, Kuusisto J, Lakka TA, Langefeld CD, Langenberg C, Launer LJ, Lee JH, Lehne B, Levy D, Lewis CE, Li Y, Lifelines Cohort Study, Lim SH, Liu CT, Liu J, Liu J, Liu Y, Loh M, Lohman KK, Louie T, Mägi R, Matsuda K, Meitinger T, Metspalu A, Milani L, Momozawa Y, Mosley TH Jr, Nalls MA, Nasri U, O'Connell JR, Ogunniyi A, Palmas WR, Palmer ND, Pankow JS, Pedersen NL, Peters A, Peyser PA, Polasek O, Porteous D, Raitakari OT, Renström F, Rice TK, Ridker PM, Robino A, Robinson JG, Rose LM, Rudan I, Sabanayagam C, Salako BL, Sandow K, Schmidt CO, Schreiner PJ, Scott WR, Sever P, Sims M, Sitlani CM, Smith BH, Smith JA, Snieder H, Starr JM, Strauch K, Tang H, Taylor KD, Teo YY, Tham YC, Uitterlinden AG, Waldenberger M, Wang L, Wang YX, Wei WB, Wilson G, Wojczynski MK, Xiang YB, Yao J, Yuan JM, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Boehnke M, Bowden DW, Chambers JC, Chen YI, Weir DR, de Faire U, Deary IJ, Esko T, Farrall M, Forrester T, Freedman BI, Froguel P, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Horta BL, Hung YJ, Jonas JB, Kato N, Kooner JS, Laakso M, Lehtimäki T, Liang KW, Magnusson PKE, Oldehinkel AJ, Pereira AC, Perls T, Rauramaa R, Redline S, Rettig R, Samani NJ, Scott J, Shu XO, van der Harst P, Wagenknecht LE, Wareham NJ, Watkins H, Wickremasinghe AR, Wu T, Kamatani Y, Laurie CC, Bouchard C, Cooper RS, Evans MK, Gudnason V, Hixson J, Kardia SLR, Kritchevsky SB, Psaty BM, van Dam RM, Arnett DK, Mook-Kanamori DO, Fornage M, Fox ER, Hayward C, van Duijn CM, Tai ES, Wong TY, Loos RJF, Reiner AP, Rotimi CN, Bierut LJ, Zhu X, Cupples LA, Province MA, Rotter JI, Franks PW, Rice K, Elliott P, Caulfield MJ, Gauderman WJ, Munroe PB, Rao DC, Morrison AC.) Hum Mol Genet. 2019 Apr 10 PMID: 31127295 PMCID: PMC6644157 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85078574203 05/28/2019

  • Multi-ancestry genome-wide gene-smoking interaction study of 387,272 individuals identifies new loci associated with serum lipids.

    (Bentley AR, Sung YJ, Brown MR, Winkler TW, Kraja AT, Ntalla I, Schwander K, Chasman DI, Lim E, Deng X, Guo X, Liu J, Lu Y, Cheng CY, Sim X, Vojinovic D, Huffman JE, Musani SK, Li C, Feitosa MF, Richard MA, Noordam R, Baker J, Chen G, Aschard H, Bartz TM, Ding J, Dorajoo R, Manning AK, Rankinen T, Smith AV, Tajuddin SM, Zhao W, Graff M, Alver M, Boissel M, Chai JF, Chen X, Divers J, Evangelou E, Gao C, Goel A, Hagemeijer Y, Harris SE, Hartwig FP, He M, Horimoto ARVR, Hsu FC, Hung YJ, Jackson AU, Kasturiratne A, Komulainen P, Kühnel B, Leander K, Lin KH, Luan J, Lyytikäinen LP, Matoba N, Nolte IM, Pietzner M, Prins B, Riaz M, Robino A, Said MA, Schupf N, Scott RA, Sofer T, Stancáková A, Takeuchi F, Tayo BO, van der Most PJ, Varga TV, Wang TD, Wang Y, Ware EB, Wen W, Xiang YB, Yanek LR, Zhang W, Zhao JH, Adeyemo A, Afaq S, Amin N, Amini M, Arking DE, Arzumanyan Z, Aung T, Ballantyne C, Barr RG, Bielak LF, Boerwinkle E, Bottinger EP, Broeckel U, Brown M, Cade BE, Campbell A, Canouil M, Charumathi S, Chen YI, Christensen K, COGENT-Kidney Consortium, Concas MP, Connell JM, de Las Fuentes L, de Silva HJ, de Vries PS, Doumatey A, Duan Q, Eaton CB, Eppinga RN, Faul JD, Floyd JS, Forouhi NG, Forrester T, Friedlander Y, Gandin I, Gao H, Ghanbari M, Gharib SA, Gigante B, Giulianini F, Grabe HJ, Gu CC, Harris TB, Heikkinen S, Heng CK, Hirata M, Hixson JE, Ikram MA, EPIC-InterAct Consortium, Jia Y, Joehanes R, Johnson C, Jonas JB, Justice AE, Katsuya T, Khor CC, Kilpeläinen TO, Koh WP, Kolcic I, Kooperberg C, Krieger JE, Kritchevsky SB, Kubo M, Kuusisto J, Lakka TA, Langefeld CD, Langenberg C, Launer LJ, Lehne B, Lewis CE, Li Y, Liang J, Lin S, Liu CT, Liu J, Liu K, Loh M, Lohman KK, Louie T, Luzzi A, Mägi R, Mahajan A, Manichaikul AW, McKenzie CA, Meitinger T, Metspalu A, Milaneschi Y, Milani L, Mohlke KL, Momozawa Y, Morris AP, Murray AD, Nalls MA, Nauck M, Nelson CP, North KE, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Papanicolau GJ, Pedersen NL, Peters A, Peyser PA, Polasek O, Poulter N, Raitakari OT, Reiner AP, Renström F, Rice TK, Rich SS, Robinson JG, Rose LM, Rosendaal FR, Rudan I, Schmidt CO, Schreiner PJ, Scott WR, Sever P, Shi Y, Sidney S, Sims M, Smith JA, Snieder H, Starr JM, Strauch K, Stringham HM, Tan NYQ, Tang H, Taylor KD, Teo YY, Tham YC, Tiemeier H, Turner ST, Uitterlinden AG, Understanding Society Scientific Group, van Heemst D, Waldenberger M, Wang H, Wang L, Wang L, Wei WB, Williams CA, Wilson G Sr, Wojczynski MK, Yao J, Young K, Yu C, Yuan JM, Zhou J, Zonderman AB, Becker DM, Boehnke M, Bowden DW, Chambers JC, Cooper RS, de Faire U, Deary IJ, Elliott P, Esko T, Farrall M, Franks PW, Freedman BI, Froguel P, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Horta BL, Juang JJ, Kamatani Y, Kammerer CM, Kato N, Kooner JS, Laakso M, Laurie CC, Lee IT, Lehtimäki T, Lifelines Cohort, Magnusson PKE, Oldehinkel AJ, Penninx BWJH, Pereira AC, Rauramaa R, Redline S, Samani NJ, Scott J, Shu XO, van der Harst P, Wagenknecht LE, Wang JS, Wang YX, Wareham NJ, Watkins H, Weir DR, Wickremasinghe AR, Wu T, Zeggini E, Zheng W, Bouchard C, Evans MK, Gudnason V, Kardia SLR, Liu Y, Psaty BM, Ridker PM, van Dam RM, Mook-Kanamori DO, Fornage M, Province MA, Kelly TN, Fox ER, Hayward C, van Duijn CM, Tai ES, Wong TY, Loos RJF, Franceschini N, Rotter JI, Zhu X, Bierut LJ, Gauderman WJ, Rice K, Munroe PB, Morrison AC, Rao DC, Rotimi CN, Cupples LA.) Nat Genet. 2019 04;51(4):636-648 PMID: 30926973 PMCID: PMC6467258 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85063914316 03/31/2019

  • A Platform for Generation of Chamber-Specific Cardiac Tissues and Disease Modeling.

    (Zhao Y, Rafatian N, Feric NT, Cox BJ, Aschar-Sobbi R, Wang EY, Aggarwal P, Zhang B, Conant G, Ronaldson-Bouchard K, Pahnke A, Protze S, Lee JH, Davenport Huyer L, Jekic D, Wickeler A, Naguib HE, Keller GM, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Broeckel U, Backx PH, Radisic M.) Cell. 2019 02 07;176(4):913-927.e18 PMID: 30686581 PMCID: PMC6456036 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85061001208 01/29/2019