Genetic meta-analysis of diagnosed Alzheimer's disease identifies new risk loci and implicates Aβ, tau, immunity and lipid processing.

TitleGenetic meta-analysis of diagnosed Alzheimer's disease identifies new risk loci and implicates Aβ, tau, immunity and lipid processing.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2019
AuthorsKunkle, BW, Grenier-Boley, B, Sims, R, Bis, JC, Damotte, V, Naj, AC, Boland, A, Vronskaya, M, van der Lee, SJ, Amlie-Wolf, A, Bellenguez, C, Frizatti, A, Chouraki, V, Martin, ER, Sleegers, K, Badarinarayan, N, Jakobsdottir, J, Hamilton-Nelson, KL, Moreno-Grau, S, Olaso, R, Raybould, R, Chen, Y, Kuzma, AB, Hiltunen, M, Morgan, T, Ahmad, S, Vardarajan, BN, Epelbaum, J, Hoffmann, P, Boada, M, Beecham, GW, Garnier, J-G, Harold, D, Fitzpatrick, AL, Valladares, O, Moutet, M-L, Gerrish, A, Smith, AV, Qu, L, Bacq, D, Denning, N, Jian, X, Zhao, Y, Del Zompo, M, Fox, NC, Choi, S-H, Mateo, I, Hughes, JT, Adams, HH, Malamon, J, Sanchez-Garcia, F, Patel, Y, Brody, JA, Dombroski, BA, Naranjo, MCandida De, Daniilidou, M, Eiriksdottir, G, Mukherjee, S, Wallon, D, Uphill, J, Aspelund, T, Cantwell, LB, Garzia, F, Galimberti, D, Hofer, E, Butkiewicz, M, Fin, B, Scarpini, E, Sarnowski, C, Bush, WS, Meslage, S, Kornhuber, J, White, CC, Song, Y, Barber, RC, Engelborghs, S, Sordon, S, Voijnovic, D, Adams, PM, Vandenberghe, R, Mayhaus, M, L Cupples, A, Albert, MS, De Deyn, PP, Gu, W, Himali, JJ, Beekly, D, Squassina, A, Hartmann, AM, Orellana, A, Blacker, D, Rodriguez-Rodriguez, E, Lovestone, S, Garcia, ME, Doody, RS, Munoz-Fernadez, C, Sussams, R, Lin, H, Fairchild, TJ, Benito, YA, Holmes, C, Karamujić-Čomić, H, Frosch, MP, Thonberg, H, Maier, W, Roschupkin, G, Ghetti, B, Giedraitis, V, Kawalia, A, Li, S, Huebinger, RM, Kilander, L, Moebus, S, Hernández, I, M Kamboh, I, Brundin, RM, Turton, J, Yang, Q, Katz, MJ, Concari, L, Lord, J, Beiser, AS, C Keene, D, Helisalmi, S, Kloszewska, I, Kukull, WA, Koivisto, AMaria, Lynch, A, Tarraga, L, Larson, EB, Haapasalo, A, Lawlor, B, Mosley, TH, Lipton, RB, Solfrizzi, V, Gill, M, Longstreth, WT, Montine, TJ, Frisardi, V, Diez-Fairen, M, Rivadeneira, F, Petersen, RC, Deramecourt, V, Alvarez, I, Salani, F, Ciaramella, A, Boerwinkle, E, Reiman, EM, Fiévet, N, Rotter, JI, Reisch, JS, Hanon, O, Cupidi, C, Uitterlinden, AGAndre, Royall, DR, Dufouil, C, Maletta, RGiovanni, de Rojas, I, Sano, M, Brice, A, Cecchetti, R, St George-Hyslop, P, Ritchie, K, Tsolaki, M, Tsuang, DW, Dubois, B, Craig, D, Wu, C-K, Soininen, H, Avramidou, D, Albin, RL, Fratiglioni, L, Germanou, A, Apostolova, LG, Keller, L, Koutroumani, M, Arnold, SE, Panza, F, Gkatzima, O, Asthana, S, Hannequin, D, Whitehead, P, Atwood, CS, Caffarra, P, Hampel, H, Quintela, I, Carracedo, Á, Lannfelt, L, Rubinsztein, DC, Barnes, LL, Pasquier, F, Frölich, L, Barral, S, McGuinness, B, Beach, TG, Johnston, JA, Becker, JT, Passmore, P, Bigio, EH, Schott, JM, Bird, TD, Warren, JD, Boeve, BF, Lupton, MK, Bowen, JD, Proitsi, P, Boxer, A, Powell, JF, Burke, JR, Kauwe, JSK, Burns, JM, Mancuso, M, Buxbaum, JD, Bonuccelli, U, Cairns, NJ, McQuillin, A, Cao, C, Livingston, G, Carlson, CS, Bass, NJ, Carlsson, CM, Hardy, J, Carney, RM, Bras, J, Carrasquillo, MM, Guerreiro, R, Allen, M, Chui, HC, Fisher, E, Masullo, C, Crocco, EA, DeCarli, C, Bisceglio, G, Dick, M, Ma, L, Duara, R, Graff-Radford, NR, Evans, DA, Hodges, A, Faber, KM, Scherer, M, Fallon, KB, Riemenschneider, M, Fardo, DW, Heun, R, Farlow, MR, Kölsch, H, Ferris, S, Leber, M, Foroud, TM, Heuser, I, Galasko, DR, Giegling, I, Gearing, M, Hüll, M, Geschwind, DH, Gilbert, JR, Morris, J, Green, RC, Mayo, K, Growdon, JH, Feulner, T, Hamilton, RL, Harrell, LE, Drichel, D, Honig, LS, Cushion, TD, Huentelman, MJ, Hollingworth, P, Hulette, CM, Hyman, BT, Marshall, R, Jarvik, GP, Meggy, A, Abner, E, Menzies, GE, Jin, L-W, Leonenko, G, Real, LM, Jun, GR, Baldwin, CT, Grozeva, D, Karydas, A, Russo, G, Kaye, JA, Kim, R, Jessen, F, Kowall, NW, Vellas, B, Kramer, JH, Vardy, E, LaFerla, FM, Jöckel, K-H, Lah, JJ, Dichgans, M, Leverenz, JB, Mann, D, Levey, AI, Pickering-Brown, S, Lieberman, AP, Klopp, N, Lunetta, KL, Wichmann, H-E, Lyketsos, CG, Morgan, K, Marson, DC, Brown, K, Martiniuk, F, Medway, C, Mash, DC, Nöthen, MM, Masliah, E, Hooper, NM, McCormick, WC, Daniele, A, McCurry, SM, Bayer, A, McDavid, AN, Gallacher, J, McKee, AC, van den Bussche, H, Mesulam, M, Brayne, C, Miller, BL, Riedel-Heller, S, Miller, CA, Miller, JW, Al-Chalabi, A, Morris, JC, Shaw, CE, Myers, AJ, Wiltfang, J, O'Bryant, S, Olichney, JM, Alvarez, V, Parisi, JE, Singleton, AB, Paulson, HL, Collinge, J, Perry, WR, Mead, S, Peskind, E, Cribbs, DH, Rossor, M, Pierce, A, Ryan, NS, Poon, WW, Nacmias, B, Potter, H, Sorbi, S, Quinn, JF, Sacchinelli, E, Raj, A, Spalletta, G, Raskind, M, Caltagirone, C, Bossù, P, Orfei, MDonata, Reisberg, B, Clarke, R, Reitz, C, A Smith, D, Ringman, JM, Warden, D, Roberson, ED, Wilcock, G, Rogaeva, E, Bruni, ACecilia, Rosen, HJ, Gallo, M, Rosenberg, RN, Ben-Shlomo, Y, Sager, MA, Mecocci, P, Saykin, AJ, Pastor, P, Cuccaro, ML, Vance, JM, Schneider, JA, Schneider, LS, Slifer, S, Seeley, WW, Smith, AG, Sonnen, JA, Spina, S, Stern, RA, Swerdlow, RH, Tang, M, Tanzi, RE, Trojanowski, JQ, Troncoso, JC, Van Deerlin, VM, Van Eldik, LJ, Vinters, HV, Vonsattel, JPaul, Weintraub, S, Welsh-Bohmer, KA, Wilhelmsen, KC, Williamson, J, Wingo, TS, Woltjer, RL, Wright, CB, Yu, C-E, Yu, L, Saba, Y, Pilotto, A, Bullido, MJ, Peters, O, Crane, PK, Bennett, D, Bosco, P, Coto, E, Boccardi, V, De Jager, PL, Lleo, A, Warner, N, Lopez, OL, Ingelsson, M, Deloukas, P, Cruchaga, C, Graff, C, Gwilliam, R, Fornage, M, Goate, AM, Sánchez-Juan, P, Kehoe, PG, Amin, N, Ertekin-Taner, N, Berr, C, Debette, S, Love, S, Launer, LJ, Younkin, SG, Dartigues, J-F, Corcoran, C, M Ikram, A, Dickson, DW, Nicolas, G, Campion, D, Tschanz, JA, Schmidt, H, Hakonarson, H, Clarimon, J, Munger, R, Schmidt, R, Farrer, LA, Van Broeckhoven, C, O'Donovan, MC, DeStefano, AL, Jones, L, Haines, JL, Deleuze, J-F, Owen, MJ, Gudnason, V, Mayeux, R, Escott-Price, V, Psaty, BM, Ramirez, A, San Wang, L-, Ruiz, A, van Duijn, CM, Holmans, PA, Seshadri, S, Williams, J, Amouyel, P, Schellenberg, GD, Lambert, J-C, Pericak-Vance, MA
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JournalNat Genet
Volume51
Issue3
Pagination414-430
Date Published2019 Mar
ISSN1546-1718
Abstract

Risk for late-onset Alzheimer's disease (LOAD), the most prevalent dementia, is partially driven by genetics. To identify LOAD risk loci, we performed a large genome-wide association meta-analysis of clinically diagnosed LOAD (94,437 individuals). We confirm 20 previous LOAD risk loci and identify five new genome-wide loci (IQCK, ACE, ADAM10, ADAMTS1, and WWOX), two of which (ADAM10, ACE) were identified in a recent genome-wide association (GWAS)-by-familial-proxy of Alzheimer's or dementia. Fine-mapping of the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) region confirms the neurological and immune-mediated disease haplotype HLA-DR15 as a risk factor for LOAD. Pathway analysis implicates immunity, lipid metabolism, tau binding proteins, and amyloid precursor protein (APP) metabolism, showing that genetic variants affecting APP and Aβ processing are associated not only with early-onset autosomal dominant Alzheimer's disease but also with LOAD. Analyses of risk genes and pathways show enrichment for rare variants (P = 1.32 × 10), indicating that additional rare variants remain to be identified. We also identify important genetic correlations between LOAD and traits such as family history of dementia and education.

DOI10.1038/s41588-019-0358-2
Alternate JournalNat. Genet.
PubMed ID30820047