Genome-wide association study of diet composition identifies 21 loci and uncovers associations with health and behavior


The effect of diet coposition on weight, health, and longevity has been an important topic in epidemiology for decades. Yet, measuring diet composition accurately and identifying its causal effects remains a notoriously... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Fleur Meddens (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  2. Casper Burik (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  3. Peter Bowers (National Bureau of Economics Research)
  4. James Lee (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
  5. Sean C Lee (National Bureau of Economics Research)
  6. Richard Karlsson Linnér (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  7. Aysu Okbay (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  8. Cornelius A. Rietveld (Erasmus University Rotterdam)
  9. Patrick Turley (Massachusetts General Hospital)
  10. Ronald de Vlaming (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  11. Daniel Benjamin (University of Southern California)
  12. Carson C Chow (NIH/NIDDK)
  13. Philipp Koellinger (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  14. Na Social Science Genetic Association Conso (NA)

Topic Area

Health (e.g., BMI, Exercise)


SY-7A » Large-scale genome-wide association studies and applications (16:40 - Friday, 22nd June, Auditorium)

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