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A PRPH splice-donor variant associates with reduced sural nerve amplitude and risk of peripheral neuropathy.

Bjornsdottir G, Ivarsdottir EV, Bjarnadottir K, Benonisdottir S, Gylfadottir SS, Arnadottir GA, Benediktsson R, Halldorsson GH, Helgadottir A, Jonasdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Jonsdottir I, Kristinsdottir AM, Magnusson OT, Masson G, Melsted P, Rafnar T, Sigurdsson A, Sigurdsson G, Skuladottir A, Steinthorsdottir V, Styrkarsdottir U, Thorgeirsson G, Thorleifsson G, Vikingsson A, Gudbjartsson DF, Holm H, Stefansson H, Thorsteinsdottir U, Norddahl GL, Sulem P, Thorgeirsson TE, Stefansson K.

Nat Commun. 2019 Apr 16;10(1):1777. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-09719-4.


Stress related disorders and risk of cardiovascular disease: population based, sibling controlled cohort study.

Song H, Fang F, Arnberg FK, Mataix-Cols D, Fernández de la Cruz L, Almqvist C, Fall K, Lichtenstein P, Thorgeirsson G, Valdimarsdóttir UA.

BMJ. 2019 Apr 10;365:l1255. doi: 10.1136/bmj.l1255. No abstract available. Erratum in: BMJ. 2019 Apr 23;365:l1850.


Sequence variation at ANAPC1 accounts for 24% of the variability in corneal endothelial cell density.

Ivarsdottir EV, Benonisdottir S, Thorleifsson G, Sulem P, Oddsson A, Styrkarsdottir U, Kristmundsdottir S, Arnadottir GA, Thorgeirsson G, Jonsdottir I, Zoega GM, Thorsteinsdottir U, Gudbjartsson DF, Jonasson F, Holm H, Stefansson K.

Nat Commun. 2019 Mar 20;10(1):1284. doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-09304-9.


[Acute coronary syndromes in Landspítali 2003-2012].

Thorgeirsson G, Masdottir BB, Gudnason T, Heimisdottir M.

Laeknabladid. 2019 Feb;105(2):79-84. doi: 10.17992/lbl.2019.02.217. Icelandic.


Variants in NKX2-5 and FLNC Cause Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Sudden Cardiac Death.

Sveinbjornsson G, Olafsdottir EF, Thorolfsdottir RB, Davidsson OB, Helgadottir A, Jonasdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Bjornsson E, Jensson BO, Arnadottir GA, Kristinsdottir H, Stephensen SS, Oskarsson G, Gudbjartsson T, Sigurdsson EL, Andersen K, Danielsen R, Arnar DO, Jonsdottir I, Thorsteinsdottir U, Sulem P, Thorgeirsson G, Gudbjartsson DF, Holm H, Stefansson K.

Circ Genom Precis Med. 2018 Aug;11(8):e002151. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGEN.117.002151.


Association of Unrecognized Myocardial Infarction With Long-term Outcomes in Community-Dwelling Older Adults: The ICELAND MI Study.

Acharya T, Aspelund T, Jonasson TF, Schelbert EB, Cao JJ, Sathya B, Dyke CK, Aletras AH, Sigurdsson S, Thorgeirsson G, Eiriksdottir G, Harris T, Launer LJ, Gudnason V, Arai AE.

JAMA Cardiol. 2018 Nov 1;3(11):1101-1106. doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2018.3285.


A rare missense variant in NR1H4 associates with lower cholesterol levels.

Deaton AM, Sulem P, Nioi P, Benonisdottir S, Ward LD, Davidsson OB, Lao S, Helgadottir A, Fan F, Jensson BO, Norddahl GL, Jonasdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Sigurdsson A, Kristjansson RP, Oddsson A, Arnadottir GA, Jonsson H, Olafsson I, Eyjolfsson GI, Sigurdardottir O, Bjornsson ES, Olafsson S, Steingrimsdottir T, Rafnar T, Thorgeirsson G, Masson G, Thorleifsson G, Gudbjartsson DF, Holm H, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K.

Commun Biol. 2018 Feb 8;1:14. doi: 10.1038/s42003-018-0015-9. eCollection 2018.


Rare SCARB1 mutations associate with high-density lipoprotein cholesterol but not with coronary artery disease.

Helgadottir A, Sulem P, Thorgeirsson G, Gretarsdottir S, Thorleifsson G, Jensson BÖ, Arnadottir GA, Olafsson I, Eyjolfsson GI, Sigurdardottir O, Thorsteinsdottir U, Gudbjartsson DF, Holm H, Stefansson K.

Eur Heart J. 2018 Jun 14;39(23):2172-2178. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehy169.


Genome-wide analysis yields new loci associating with aortic valve stenosis.

Helgadottir A, Thorleifsson G, Gretarsdottir S, Stefansson OA, Tragante V, Thorolfsdottir RB, Jonsdottir I, Bjornsson T, Steinthorsdottir V, Verweij N, Nielsen JB, Zhou W, Folkersen L, Martinsson A, Heydarpour M, Prakash S, Oskarsson G, Gudbjartsson T, Geirsson A, Olafsson I, Sigurdsson EL, Almgren P, Melander O, Franco-Cereceda A, Hamsten A, Fritsche L, Lin M, Yang B, Hornsby W, Guo D, Brummett CM, Abecasis G, Mathis M, Milewicz D, Body SC, Eriksson P, Willer CJ, Hveem K, Newton-Cheh C, Smith JG, Danielsen R, Thorgeirsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Gudbjartsson DF, Holm H, Stefansson K.

Nat Commun. 2018 Mar 7;9(1):987. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-03252-6.


[Heart failure among elderly Icelanders: Incidence, prevalence, underlying diseases and long-term survival].

Einarsson H, Thorgeirsson G, Danielsen R, Olafsson O, Aspelund T, Gudnason V.

Laeknabladid. 2017 Oktober;103(10):429-436. doi: 10.17992/lbl.2017.10.155. Icelandic.


Fibrosis as measured by the biomarker, tissue inhibitor metalloproteinase-1, predicts mortality in Age Gene Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik (AGES-Reykjavik) Study.

LaRocca G, Aspelund T, Greve AM, Eiriksdottir G, Acharya T, Thorgeirsson G, Harris TB, Launer LJ, Gudnason V, Arai AE.

Eur Heart J. 2017 Dec 7;38(46):3423-3430. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehx510.


Favourable long-term outcome after coronary artery bypass grafting in a nationwide cohort.

Johannesdottir H, Arnadottir LO, Adalsteinsson JA, Axelsson TA, Sigurdsson MI, Helgadottir S, Helgason D, Gardarsdottir HR, Marteinsson SA, Geirsson A, Thorgeirsson G, Gudbjartsson T.

Scand Cardiovasc J. 2017 Dec;51(6):327-333. doi: 10.1080/14017431.2017.1364418. Epub 2017 Aug 13.


Sequence variant at 4q25 near PITX2 associates with appendicitis.

Kristjansson RP, Benonisdottir S, Oddsson A, Galesloot TE, Thorleifsson G, Aben KK, Davidsson OB, Jonsson S, Arnadottir GA, Jensson BO, Walters GB, Sigurdsson JK, Sigurdsson S, Holm H, Arnar DO, Thorgeirsson G, Alexiusdottir K, Jonsdottir I, Thorsteinsdottir U, Kiemeney LA, Jonsson T, Gudbjartsson DF, Rafnar T, Sulem P, Stefansson K.

Sci Rep. 2017 Jun 8;7(1):3119. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-03353-0.


A rare splice donor mutation in the haptoglobin gene associates with blood lipid levels and coronary artery disease.

Bjornsson E, Helgason H, Halldorsson G, Helgadottir A, Gylfason A, Kehr B, Jonasdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Sigurdsson A, Oddsson A, Thorleifsson G, Magnusson OT, Gretarsdottir S, Zink F, Kristjansson RP, Asgeirsdottir M, Swinkels DW, Kiemeney LA, Eyjolfsson GI, Sigurdardottir O, Masson G, Olafsson I, Thorgeirsson G, Holm H, Thorsteinsdottir U, Gudbjartsson DF, Sulem P, Stefansson K.

Hum Mol Genet. 2017 Jun 15;26(12):2364-2376. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddx123.


Prevalence of heart failure in the elderly and future projections: the AGES-Reykjavík study.

Danielsen R, Thorgeirsson G, Einarsson H, Ólafsson Ö, Aspelund T, Harris TB, Launer L, Gudnason V.

Scand Cardiovasc J. 2017 Aug;51(4):183-189. doi: 10.1080/14017431.2017.1311023. Epub 2017 Apr 3.


[Private hospitals and public[Editorial]].

Thorgeirsson G.

Laeknabladid. 2017 Mars;103(3):117. doi: 10.17992/lbl.2017.03.124. Icelandic. No abstract available.


Diversity in non-repetitive human sequences not found in the reference genome.

Kehr B, Helgadottir A, Melsted P, Jonsson H, Helgason H, Jonasdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Sigurdsson A, Gylfason A, Halldorsson GH, Kristmundsdottir S, Thorgeirsson G, Olafsson I, Holm H, Thorsteinsdottir U, Sulem P, Helgason A, Gudbjartsson DF, Halldorsson BV, Stefansson K.

Nat Genet. 2017 Apr;49(4):588-593. doi: 10.1038/ng.3801. Epub 2017 Feb 27.


Regional differences in mortality, hospital discharges and primary care contacts for cardiovascular disease.

Haraldsdottir S, Gudmundsson S, Thorgeirsson G, Lund SH, Valdimarsdottir UA.

Scand J Public Health. 2017 May;45(3):260-268. doi: 10.1177/1403494816685341. Epub 2017 Jan 12.


A frameshift deletion in the sarcomere gene MYL4 causes early-onset familial atrial fibrillation.

Gudbjartsson DF, Holm H, Sulem P, Masson G, Oddsson A, Magnusson OT, Saemundsdottir J, Helgadottir HT, Helgason H, Johannsdottir H, Gretarsdottir S, Gudjonsson SA, Njølstad I, Løchen ML, Baum L, Ma RC, Sigfusson G, Kong A, Thorgeirsson G, Sverrisson JT, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K, Arnar DO.

Eur Heart J. 2017 Jan 1;38(1):27-34. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehw379. Epub 2016 Oct 14.


Adult height associates with angiographic extent of coronary artery disease.

Bjornsson E, Thorgeirsson G, Gudnason T.

Atherosclerosis. 2016 Nov;254:237-241. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2016.07.918. Epub 2016 Aug 28.


Genetics of cardiovascular diseases: lessons learned from a decade of genomics research in Iceland.

Arnar DO, Andersen K, Thorgeirsson G.

Scand Cardiovasc J. 2016 Oct - Dec;50(5-6):260-265. Epub 2016 Sep 15.


The tax-free year in Iceland: A natural experiment to explore the impact of a short-term increase in labor supply on the risk of heart attacks.

Ólafsdóttir T, Hrafnkelsson B, Thorgeirsson G, Ásgeirsdóttir TL.

J Health Econ. 2016 Sep;49:14-27. doi: 10.1016/j.jhealeco.2016.06.006. Epub 2016 Jun 23.


Variant ASGR1 Associated with a Reduced Risk of Coronary Artery Disease.

Nioi P, Sigurdsson A, Thorleifsson G, Helgason H, Agustsdottir AB, Norddahl GL, Helgadottir A, Magnusdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Gretarsdottir S, Jonsdottir I, Steinthorsdottir V, Rafnar T, Swinkels DW, Galesloot TE, Grarup N, Jørgensen T, Vestergaard H, Hansen T, Lauritzen T, Linneberg A, Friedrich N, Krarup NT, Fenger M, Abildgaard U, Hansen PR, Galløe AM, Braund PS, Nelson CP, Hall AS, Williams MJ, van Rij AM, Jones GT, Patel RS, Levey AI, Hayek S, Shah SH, Reilly M, Eyjolfsson GI, Sigurdardottir O, Olafsson I, Kiemeney LA, Quyyumi AA, Rader DJ, Kraus WE, Samani NJ, Pedersen O, Thorgeirsson G, Masson G, Holm H, Gudbjartsson D, Sulem P, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K.

N Engl J Med. 2016 Jun 2;374(22):2131-41. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1508419. Epub 2016 May 18.


Variants with large effects on blood lipids and the role of cholesterol and triglycerides in coronary disease.

Helgadottir A, Gretarsdottir S, Thorleifsson G, Hjartarson E, Sigurdsson A, Magnusdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Kristjansson H, Sulem P, Oddsson A, Sveinbjornsson G, Steinthorsdottir V, Rafnar T, Masson G, Jonsdottir I, Olafsson I, Eyjolfsson GI, Sigurdardottir O, Daneshpour MS, Khalili D, Azizi F, Swinkels DW, Kiemeney L, Quyyumi AA, Levey AI, Patel RS, Hayek SS, Gudmundsdottir IJ, Thorgeirsson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Gudbjartsson DF, Holm H, Stefansson K.

Nat Genet. 2016 Jun;48(6):634-9. doi: 10.1038/ng.3561. Epub 2016 May 2.


Midlife Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Late-Life Unrecognized and Recognized Myocardial Infarction Detect by Cardiac Magnetic Resonance: ICELAND-MI, the AGES-Reykjavik Study.

McAreavey D, Vidal JS, Aspelund T, Eiriksdottir G, Schelbert EB, Kjartansson O, Cao JJ, Thorgeirsson G, Sigurdsson S, Garcia M, Harris TB, Launer LJ, Gudnason V, Arai AE.

J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Feb 12;5(2). pii: e002420. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002420.


[Transport and treatment of patients with STEMI in rural Iceland--Only a few patients receive PPCI within 120 minutes].

Sigmundsson TS, Arnarson D, Rafnsson A, Magnússon V, Gunnarsson GT, Thorgeirsson G.

Laeknabladid. 2016 Jan;102(1):11-7. doi: 10.17992/lbl.2016.01.59. Icelandic.


A Splice Region Variant in LDLR Lowers Non-high Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Protects against Coronary Artery Disease.

Gretarsdottir S, Helgason H, Helgadottir A, Sigurdsson A, Thorleifsson G, Magnusdottir A, Oddsson A, Steinthorsdottir V, Rafnar T, de Graaf J, Daneshpour MS, Hedayati M, Azizi F, Grarup N, Jørgensen T, Vestergaard H, Hansen T, Eyjolfsson G, Sigurdardottir O, Olafsson I, Kiemeney LA, Pedersen O, Sulem P, Thorgeirsson G, Gudbjartsson DF, Holm H, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K.

PLoS Genet. 2015 Sep 1;11(9):e1005379. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005379. eCollection 2015 Sep.


Common sequence variants associated with coronary artery disease correlate with the extent of coronary atherosclerosis.

Bjornsson E, Gudbjartsson DF, Helgadottir A, Gudnason T, Gudbjartsson T, Eyjolfsson K, Patel RS, Ghasemzadeh N, Thorleifsson G, Quyyumi AA, Thorsteinsdottir U, Thorgeirsson G, Stefansson K.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Jun;35(6):1526-31. doi: 10.1161/ATVBAHA.114.304985. Epub 2015 Apr 16.


Large-scale whole-genome sequencing of the Icelandic population.

Gudbjartsson DF, Helgason H, Gudjonsson SA, Zink F, Oddson A, Gylfason A, Besenbacher S, Magnusson G, Halldorsson BV, Hjartarson E, Sigurdsson GT, Stacey SN, Frigge ML, Holm H, Saemundsdottir J, Helgadottir HT, Johannsdottir H, Sigfusson G, Thorgeirsson G, Sverrisson JT, Gretarsdottir S, Walters GB, Rafnar T, Thjodleifsson B, Bjornsson ES, Olafsson S, Thorarinsdottir H, Steingrimsdottir T, Gudmundsdottir TS, Theodors A, Jonasson JG, Sigurdsson A, Bjornsdottir G, Jonsson JJ, Thorarensen O, Ludvigsson P, Gudbjartsson H, Eyjolfsson GI, Sigurdardottir O, Olafsson I, Arnar DO, Magnusson OT, Kong A, Masson G, Thorsteinsdottir U, Helgason A, Sulem P, Stefansson K.

Nat Genet. 2015 May;47(5):435-44. doi: 10.1038/ng.3247. Epub 2015 Mar 25.


Thrombin or Ca(++)-ionophore-mediated fall in endothelial ATP levels independent of poly(ADP-Ribose) polymerase activity and NAD levels--comparison with the effects of hydrogen peroxide.

Halldórsson H, Thors B, Thorgeirsson G.

Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids. 2015;34(4):246-57. doi: 10.1080/15257770.2014.984072.


[Results of pre-hospital cardiac resuscitation in the Reykjavik area 2004-2007].

Mogensen BA, Bjornsson HM, Thorgeirsson G, Haraldsson GE, Mogensen B.

Laeknabladid. 2015 Mar;101(3):137-41. Icelandic.


[Review on coronary artery disease--Part II: medical treatment, percutaneous interventions and myocardial revascularization].

Gudbjartsson T, Andersen K, Danielsen R, Geirsson A, Thorgeirsson G.

Laeknabladid. 2015 Jan;101(1):25-35. Review. Icelandic.


[Review on coronary artery disease - part I: epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation and work-up].

Gudbjartsson T, Andersen K, Danielsen R, Geirsson A, Thorgeirsson G.

Laeknabladid. 2014 Dec;100(12):667-76. Review. Icelandic.


[Pulmonary embolism at Landspítali, the National University Hospital of Iceland 2005-2007 - incidence, clinical manifestations, risk factors and outcome].

Jonsson KO, Agnarsson UT, Danielsen R, Thorgeirsson G.

Laeknabladid. 2013 Jan;99(1):11-5. Icelandic.


Comparison of interventional cardiology in two European countries: a nationwide Internet based registry study.

Gudnason T, Gudnadottir GS, Lagerqvist B, Eyjolfsson K, Nilsson T, Thorgeirsson G, Thorgeirsson G, Andersen K, James S.

Int J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 30;168(2):1237-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2012.11.054. Epub 2012 Dec 8.


Large-scale association analysis identifies new risk loci for coronary artery disease.

CARDIoGRAMplusC4D Consortium, Deloukas P, Kanoni S, Willenborg C, Farrall M, Assimes TL, Thompson JR, Ingelsson E, Saleheen D, Erdmann J, Goldstein BA, Stirrups K, König IR, Cazier JB, Johansson A, Hall AS, Lee JY, Willer CJ, Chambers JC, Esko T, Folkersen L, Goel A, Grundberg E, Havulinna AS, Ho WK, Hopewell JC, Eriksson N, Kleber ME, Kristiansson K, Lundmark P, Lyytikäinen LP, Rafelt S, Shungin D, Strawbridge RJ, Thorleifsson G, Tikkanen E, Van Zuydam N, Voight BF, Waite LL, Zhang W, Ziegler A, Absher D, Altshuler D, Balmforth AJ, Barroso I, Braund PS, Burgdorf C, Claudi-Boehm S, Cox D, Dimitriou M, Do R; DIAGRAM Consortium; CARDIOGENICS Consortium, Doney AS, El Mokhtari N, Eriksson P, Fischer K, Fontanillas P, Franco-Cereceda A, Gigante B, Groop L, Gustafsson S, Hager J, Hallmans G, Han BG, Hunt SE, Kang HM, Illig T, Kessler T, Knowles JW, Kolovou G, Kuusisto J, Langenberg C, Langford C, Leander K, Lokki ML, Lundmark A, McCarthy MI, Meisinger C, Melander O, Mihailov E, Maouche S, Morris AD, Müller-Nurasyid M; MuTHER Consortium, Nikus K, Peden JF, Rayner NW, Rasheed A, Rosinger S, Rubin D, Rumpf MP, Schäfer A, Sivananthan M, Song C, Stewart AF, Tan ST, Thorgeirsson G, van der Schoot CE, Wagner PJ; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, Wells GA, Wild PS, Yang TP, Amouyel P, Arveiler D, Basart H, Boehnke M, Boerwinkle E, Brambilla P, Cambien F, Cupples AL, de Faire U, Dehghan A, Diemert P, Epstein SE, Evans A, Ferrario MM, Ferrières J, Gauguier D, Go AS, Goodall AH, Gudnason V, Hazen SL, Holm H, Iribarren C, Jang Y, Kähönen M, Kee F, Kim HS, Klopp N, Koenig W, Kratzer W, Kuulasmaa K, Laakso M, Laaksonen R, Lee JY, Lind L, Ouwehand WH, Parish S, Park JE, Pedersen NL, Peters A, Quertermous T, Rader DJ, Salomaa V, Schadt E, Shah SH, Sinisalo J, Stark K, Stefansson K, Trégouët DA, Virtamo J, Wallentin L, Wareham N, Zimmermann ME, Nieminen MS, Hengstenberg C, Sandhu MS, Pastinen T, Syvänen AC, Hovingh GK, Dedoussis G, Franks PW, Lehtimäki T, Metspalu A, Zalloua PA, Siegbahn A, Schreiber S, Ripatti S, Blankenberg SS, Perola M, Clarke R, Boehm BO, O'Donnell C, Reilly MP, März W, Collins R, Kathiresan S, Hamsten A, Kooner JS, Thorsteinsdottir U, Danesh J, Palmer CN, Roberts R, Watkins H, Schunkert H, Samani NJ.

Nat Genet. 2013 Jan;45(1):25-33. doi: 10.1038/ng.2480. Epub 2012 Dec 2.


Prevalence and prognosis of unrecognized myocardial infarction determined by cardiac magnetic resonance in older adults.

Schelbert EB, Cao JJ, Sigurdsson S, Aspelund T, Kellman P, Aletras AH, Dyke CK, Thorgeirsson G, Eiriksdottir G, Launer LJ, Gudnason V, Harris TB, Arai AE.

JAMA. 2012 Sep 5;308(9):890-6. doi: 10.1001/2012.jama.11089.


Apolipoprotein(a) genetic sequence variants associated with systemic atherosclerosis and coronary atherosclerotic burden but not with venous thromboembolism.

Helgadottir A, Gretarsdottir S, Thorleifsson G, Holm H, Patel RS, Gudnason T, Jones GT, van Rij AM, Eapen DJ, Baas AF, Tregouet DA, Morange PE, Emmerich J, Lindblad B, Gottsäter A, Kiemeny LA, Lindholt JS, Sakalihasan N, Ferrell RE, Carey DJ, Elmore JR, Tsao PS, Grarup N, Jørgensen T, Witte DR, Hansen T, Pedersen O, Pola R, Gaetani E, Magnadottir HB, Wijmenga C, Tromp G, Ronkainen A, Ruigrok YM, Blankensteijn JD, Mueller T, Wells PS, Corral J, Soria JM, Souto JC, Peden JF, Jalilzadeh S, Mayosi BM, Keavney B, Strawbridge RJ, Sabater-Lleal M, Gertow K, Baldassarre D, Nyyssönen K, Rauramaa R, Smit AJ, Mannarino E, Giral P, Tremoli E, de Faire U, Humphries SE, Hamsten A, Haraldsdottir V, Olafsson I, Magnusson MK, Samani NJ, Levey AI, Markus HS, Kostulas K, Dichgans M, Berger K, Kuhlenbäumer G, Ringelstein EB, Stoll M, Seedorf U, Rothwell PM, Powell JT, Kuivaniemi H, Onundarson PT, Valdimarsson E, Matthiasson SE, Gudbjartsson DF, Thorgeirsson G, Quyyumi AA, Watkins H, Farrall M, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012 Aug 21;60(8):722-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2012.01.078.


Lower mortality following coronary arterial revascularization in patients taking statins.

Oddsson SJ, Sigurdsson MI, Helgadottir S, Sigurjonsson H, Viktorsson S, Arnorsson T, Thorgeirsson G, Gudbjartsson T.

Scand Cardiovasc J. 2012 Dec;46(6):353-8. doi: 10.3109/14017431.2012.719633. Epub 2012 Sep 10.


Plasma HDL cholesterol and risk of myocardial infarction: a mendelian randomisation study.

Voight BF, Peloso GM, Orho-Melander M, Frikke-Schmidt R, Barbalic M, Jensen MK, Hindy G, Hólm H, Ding EL, Johnson T, Schunkert H, Samani NJ, Clarke R, Hopewell JC, Thompson JF, Li M, Thorleifsson G, Newton-Cheh C, Musunuru K, Pirruccello JP, Saleheen D, Chen L, Stewart A, Schillert A, Thorsteinsdottir U, Thorgeirsson G, Anand S, Engert JC, Morgan T, Spertus J, Stoll M, Berger K, Martinelli N, Girelli D, McKeown PP, Patterson CC, Epstein SE, Devaney J, Burnett MS, Mooser V, Ripatti S, Surakka I, Nieminen MS, Sinisalo J, Lokki ML, Perola M, Havulinna A, de Faire U, Gigante B, Ingelsson E, Zeller T, Wild P, de Bakker PI, Klungel OH, Maitland-van der Zee AH, Peters BJ, de Boer A, Grobbee DE, Kamphuisen PW, Deneer VH, Elbers CC, Onland-Moret NC, Hofker MH, Wijmenga C, Verschuren WM, Boer JM, van der Schouw YT, Rasheed A, Frossard P, Demissie S, Willer C, Do R, Ordovas JM, Abecasis GR, Boehnke M, Mohlke KL, Daly MJ, Guiducci C, Burtt NP, Surti A, Gonzalez E, Purcell S, Gabriel S, Marrugat J, Peden J, Erdmann J, Diemert P, Willenborg C, König IR, Fischer M, Hengstenberg C, Ziegler A, Buysschaert I, Lambrechts D, Van de Werf F, Fox KA, El Mokhtari NE, Rubin D, Schrezenmeir J, Schreiber S, Schäfer A, Danesh J, Blankenberg S, Roberts R, McPherson R, Watkins H, Hall AS, Overvad K, Rimm E, Boerwinkle E, Tybjaerg-Hansen A, Cupples LA, Reilly MP, Melander O, Mannucci PM, Ardissino D, Siscovick D, Elosua R, Stefansson K, O'Donnell CJ, Salomaa V, Rader DJ, Peltonen L, Schwartz SM, Altshuler D, Kathiresan S.

Lancet. 2012 Aug 11;380(9841):572-80. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60312-2. Epub 2012 May 17. Erratum in: Lancet. 2012 Aug 11;380(9841):564.


[Endocarditis in Iceland 2000-2009, a national survey incidence, microbiology and prognosis].

Tryggvadóttir EB, Agnarsson UT, Sverrisson JT, Thorsteinsson SB, Högnason JV, Thorgeirsson G.

Laeknabladid. 2012 Jan;98(1):25-30. Icelandic.


[University of Iceland ranked among top 300 universities in the world].

Thorgeirsson G.

Laeknabladid. 2011 Dec;97(12):673. Icelandic. No abstract available.


Large-scale association analysis identifies 13 new susceptibility loci for coronary artery disease.

Schunkert H, König IR, Kathiresan S, Reilly MP, Assimes TL, Holm H, Preuss M, Stewart AF, Barbalic M, Gieger C, Absher D, Aherrahrou Z, Allayee H, Altshuler D, Anand SS, Andersen K, Anderson JL, Ardissino D, Ball SG, Balmforth AJ, Barnes TA, Becker DM, Becker LC, Berger K, Bis JC, Boekholdt SM, Boerwinkle E, Braund PS, Brown MJ, Burnett MS, Buysschaert I; Cardiogenics, Carlquist JF, Chen L, Cichon S, Codd V, Davies RW, Dedoussis G, Dehghan A, Demissie S, Devaney JM, Diemert P, Do R, Doering A, Eifert S, Mokhtari NE, Ellis SG, Elosua R, Engert JC, Epstein SE, de Faire U, Fischer M, Folsom AR, Freyer J, Gigante B, Girelli D, Gretarsdottir S, Gudnason V, Gulcher JR, Halperin E, Hammond N, Hazen SL, Hofman A, Horne BD, Illig T, Iribarren C, Jones GT, Jukema JW, Kaiser MA, Kaplan LM, Kastelein JJ, Khaw KT, Knowles JW, Kolovou G, Kong A, Laaksonen R, Lambrechts D, Leander K, Lettre G, Li M, Lieb W, Loley C, Lotery AJ, Mannucci PM, Maouche S, Martinelli N, McKeown PP, Meisinger C, Meitinger T, Melander O, Merlini PA, Mooser V, Morgan T, Mühleisen TW, Muhlestein JB, Münzel T, Musunuru K, Nahrstaedt J, Nelson CP, Nöthen MM, Olivieri O, Patel RS, Patterson CC, Peters A, Peyvandi F, Qu L, Quyyumi AA, Rader DJ, Rallidis LS, Rice C, Rosendaal FR, Rubin D, Salomaa V, Sampietro ML, Sandhu MS, Schadt E, Schäfer A, Schillert A, Schreiber S, Schrezenmeir J, Schwartz SM, Siscovick DS, Sivananthan M, Sivapalaratnam S, Smith A, Smith TB, Snoep JD, Soranzo N, Spertus JA, Stark K, Stirrups K, Stoll M, Tang WH, Tennstedt S, Thorgeirsson G, Thorleifsson G, Tomaszewski M, Uitterlinden AG, van Rij AM, Voight BF, Wareham NJ, Wells GA, Wichmann HE, Wild PS, Willenborg C, Witteman JC, Wright BJ, Ye S, Zeller T, Ziegler A, Cambien F, Goodall AH, Cupples LA, Quertermous T, März W, Hengstenberg C, Blankenberg S, Ouwehand WH, Hall AS, Deloukas P, Thompson JR, Stefansson K, Roberts R, Thorsteinsdottir U, O'Donnell CJ, McPherson R, Erdmann J; CARDIoGRAM Consortium, Samani NJ.

Nat Genet. 2011 Mar 6;43(4):333-8. doi: 10.1038/ng.784.


A rare variant in MYH6 is associated with high risk of sick sinus syndrome.

Holm H, Gudbjartsson DF, Sulem P, Masson G, Helgadottir HT, Zanon C, Magnusson OT, Helgason A, Saemundsdottir J, Gylfason A, Stefansdottir H, Gretarsdottir S, Matthiasson SE, Thorgeirsson GM, Jonasdottir A, Sigurdsson A, Stefansson H, Werge T, Rafnar T, Kiemeney LA, Parvez B, Muhammad R, Roden DM, Darbar D, Thorleifsson G, Walters GB, Kong A, Thorsteinsdottir U, Arnar DO, Stefansson K.

Nat Genet. 2011 Mar 6;43(4):316-20. doi: 10.1038/ng.781.


Time course analysis of gene expression identifies multiple genes with differential expression in patients with in-stent restenosis.

Ganesh SK, Joo J, Skelding K, Mehta L, Zheng G, O'Neill K, Billings EM, Helgadottir A, Andersen K, Thorgeirsson G, Gudnason T, Geller NL, Simari RD, Holmes DR, O'Neill WW, Nabel EG.

BMC Med Genomics. 2011 Feb 28;4:20. doi: 10.1186/1755-8794-4-20.


eNOS activation mediated by AMPK after stimulation of endothelial cells with histamine or thrombin is dependent on LKB1.

Thors B, Halldórsson H, Thorgeirsson G.

Biochim Biophys Acta. 2011 Feb;1813(2):322-31. doi: 10.1016/j.bbamcr.2010.12.001. Epub 2010 Dec 9.


Lack of association between the Trp719Arg polymorphism in kinesin-like protein-6 and coronary artery disease in 19 case-control studies.

Assimes TL, Hólm H, Kathiresan S, Reilly MP, Thorleifsson G, Voight BF, Erdmann J, Willenborg C, Vaidya D, Xie C, Patterson CC, Morgan TM, Burnett MS, Li M, Hlatky MA, Knowles JW, Thompson JR, Absher D, Iribarren C, Go A, Fortmann SP, Sidney S, Risch N, Tang H, Myers RM, Berger K, Stoll M, Shah SH, Thorgeirsson G, Andersen K, Havulinna AS, Herrera JE, Faraday N, Kim Y, Kral BG, Mathias RA, Ruczinski I, Suktitipat B, Wilson AF, Yanek LR, Becker LC, Linsel-Nitschke P, Lieb W, König IR, Hengstenberg C, Fischer M, Stark K, Reinhard W, Winogradow J, Grassl M, Grosshennig A, Preuss M, Schreiber S, Wichmann HE, Meisinger C, Yee J, Friedlander Y, Do R, Meigs JB, Williams G, Nathan DM, MacRae CA, Qu L, Wilensky RL, Matthai WH Jr, Qasim AN, Hakonarson H, Pichard AD, Kent KM, Satler L, Lindsay JM, Waksman R, Knouff CW, Waterworth DM, Walker MC, Mooser VE, Marrugat J, Lucas G, Subirana I, Sala J, Ramos R, Martinelli N, Olivieri O, Trabetti E, Malerba G, Pignatti PF, Guiducci C, Mirel D, Parkin M, Hirschhorn JN, Asselta R, Duga S, Musunuru K, Daly MJ, Purcell S, Eifert S, Braund PS, Wright BJ, Balmforth AJ, Ball SG; Myocardial Infarction Genetics Consortium; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium; Cardiogenics, Ouwehand WH, Deloukas P, Scholz M, Cambien F, Huge A, Scheffold T, Salomaa V, Girelli D, Granger CB, Peltonen L, McKeown PP, Altshuler D, Melander O, Devaney JM, Epstein SE, Rader DJ, Elosua R, Engert JC, Anand SS, Hall AS, Ziegler A, O'Donnell CJ, Spertus JA, Siscovick D, Schwartz SM, Becker D, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K, Schunkert H, Samani NJ, Quertermous T.

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010 Nov 2;56(19):1552-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2010.06.022. Erratum in: J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Jan 25;57(4):520.


Migraine with aura and risk of cardiovascular and all cause mortality in men and women: prospective cohort study.

Gudmundsson LS, Scher AI, Aspelund T, Eliasson JH, Johannsson M, Thorgeirsson G, Launer L, Gudnason V.

BMJ. 2010 Aug 24;341:c3966. doi: 10.1136/bmj.c3966.


Genome-wide association study identifies a sequence variant within the DAB2IP gene conferring susceptibility to abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Gretarsdottir S, Baas AF, Thorleifsson G, Holm H, den Heijer M, de Vries JP, Kranendonk SE, Zeebregts CJ, van Sterkenburg SM, Geelkerken RH, van Rij AM, Williams MJ, Boll AP, Kostic JP, Jonasdottir A, Jonasdottir A, Walters GB, Masson G, Sulem P, Saemundsdottir J, Mouy M, Magnusson KP, Tromp G, Elmore JR, Sakalihasan N, Limet R, Defraigne JO, Ferrell RE, Ronkainen A, Ruigrok YM, Wijmenga C, Grobbee DE, Shah SH, Granger CB, Quyyumi AA, Vaccarino V, Patel RS, Zafari AM, Levey AI, Austin H, Girelli D, Pignatti PF, Olivieri O, Martinelli N, Malerba G, Trabetti E, Becker LC, Becker DM, Reilly MP, Rader DJ, Mueller T, Dieplinger B, Haltmayer M, Urbonavicius S, Lindblad B, Gottsäter A, Gaetani E, Pola R, Wells P, Rodger M, Forgie M, Langlois N, Corral J, Vicente V, Fontcuberta J, España F, Grarup N, Jørgensen T, Witte DR, Hansen T, Pedersen O, Aben KK, de Graaf J, Holewijn S, Folkersen L, Franco-Cereceda A, Eriksson P, Collier DA, Stefansson H, Steinthorsdottir V, Rafnar T, Valdimarsson EM, Magnadottir HB, Sveinbjornsdottir S, Olafsson I, Magnusson MK, Palmason R, Haraldsdottir V, Andersen K, Onundarson PT, Thorgeirsson G, Kiemeney LA, Powell JT, Carey DJ, Kuivaniemi H, Lindholt JS, Jones GT, Kong A, Blankensteijn JD, Matthiasson SE, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K.

Nat Genet. 2010 Aug;42(8):692-7. doi: 10.1038/ng.622. Epub 2010 Jul 11.


Physician experience in addition to ACLS training does not significantly affect the outcome of prehospital cardiac arrest.

Bjornsson HM, Marelsson S, Magnusson V, Sigurdsson G, Thorgeirsson G.

Eur J Emerg Med. 2011 Apr;18(2):64-7. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0b013e32833c6642.


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