Study of 300,486 individuals identifies 148 independent genetic loci influencing general cognitive function.

TitleStudy of 300,486 individuals identifies 148 independent genetic loci influencing general cognitive function.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsDavies, G, Lam, M, Harris, SE, Trampush, JW, Luciano, M, W Hill, D, Hagenaars, SP, Ritchie, SJ, Marioni, RE, Fawns-Ritchie, C, Liewald, DCM, Okely, JA, Ahola-Olli, AV, Barnes, CLK, Bertram, L, Bis, JC, Burdick, KE, Christoforou, A, DeRosse, P, Djurovic, S, Espeseth, T, Giakoumaki, S, Giddaluru, S, Gustavson, DE, Hayward, C, Hofer, E, M Ikram, A, Karlsson, R, Knowles, E, Lahti, J, Leber, M, Li, S, Mather, KA, Melle, I, Morris, D, Oldmeadow, C, Palviainen, T, Payton, A, Pazoki, R, Petrovic, K, Reynolds, CA, Sargurupremraj, M, Scholz, M, Smith, JA, Smith, AV, Terzikhan, N, Thalamuthu, A, Trompet, S, van der Lee, SJ, Ware, EB, B Windham, G, Wright, MJ, Yang, J, Yu, J, Ames, D, Amin, N, Amouyel, P, Andreassen, OA, Armstrong, NJ, Assareh, AA, Attia, JR, Attix, D, Avramopoulos, D, Bennett, DA, Böhmer, AC, Boyle, PA, Brodaty, H, Campbell, H, Cannon, TD, Cirulli, ET, Congdon, E, Conley, EDrabant, Corley, J, Cox, SR, Dale, AM, Dehghan, A, Dick, D, Dickinson, D, Eriksson, JG, Evangelou, E, Faul, JD, Ford, I, Freimer, NA, Gao, H, Giegling, I, Gillespie, NA, Gordon, SD, Gottesman, RF, Griswold, ME, Gudnason, V, Harris, TB, Hartmann, AM, Hatzimanolis, A, Heiss, G, Holliday, EG, Joshi, PK, Kähönen, M, Kardia, SLR, Karlsson, I, Kleineidam, L, Knopman, DS, Kochan, NA, Konte, B, Kwok, JB, Le Hellard, S, Lee, T, Lehtimäki, T, Li, S-C, Liu, T, Koini, M, London, E, Longstreth, WT, Lopez, OL, Loukola, A, Luck, T, Lundervold, AJ, Lundquist, A, Lyytikäinen, L-P, Martin, NG, Montgomery, GW, Murray, AD, Need, AC, Noordam, R, Nyberg, L, Ollier, W, Papenberg, G, Pattie, A, Polasek, O, Poldrack, RA, Psaty, BM, Reppermund, S, Riedel-Heller, SG, Rose, RJ, Rotter, JI, Roussos, P, Rovio, SP, Saba, Y, Sabb, FW, Sachdev, PS, Satizabal, CL, Schmid, M, Scott, RJ, Scult, MA, Simino, J, P Slagboom, E, Smyrnis, N, Soumaré, A, Stefanis, NC, Stott, DJ, Straub, RE, Sundet, K, Taylor, AM, Taylor, KD, Tzoulaki, I, Tzourio, C, Uitterlinden, A, Vitart, V, Voineskos, AN, Kaprio, J, Wagner, M, Wagner, H, Weinhold, L, K Wen, H, Widen, E, Yang, Q, Zhao, W, Adams, HHH, Arking, DE, Bilder, RM, Bitsios, P, Boerwinkle, E, Chiba-Falek, O, Corvin, A, De Jager, PL, Debette, S, Donohoe, G, Elliott, P, Fitzpatrick, AL, Gill, M, Glahn, DC, Hägg, S, Hansell, NK, Hariri, AR, M Ikram, K, J Jukema, W, Vuoksimaa, E, Keller, MC, Kremen, WS, Launer, L, Lindenberger, U, Palotie, A, Pedersen, NL, Pendleton, N, Porteous, DJ, Räikkönen, K, Raitakari, OT, Ramirez, A, Reinvang, I, Rudan, I, Schmidt, R, Schmidt, H, Schofield, PW, Schofield, PR, Starr, JM, Steen, VM, Trollor, JN, Turner, ST, van Duijn, CM, Villringer, A, Weinberger, DR, Weir, DR, Wilson, JF, Malhotra, A, McIntosh, AM, Gale, CR, Seshadri, S, Mosley, TH, Bressler, J, Lencz, T, Deary, IJ
JournalNat Commun
Volume9
Issue1
Pagination2098
Date Published2018 May 29
ISSN2041-1723
Abstract

General cognitive function is a prominent and relatively stable human trait that is associated with many important life outcomes. We combine cognitive and genetic data from the CHARGE and COGENT consortia, and UK Biobank (total N = 300,486; age 16-102) and find 148 genome-wide significant independent loci (P 

DOI10.1038/s41467-018-04362-x
Alternate JournalNat Commun
PubMed ID29844566
PubMed Central IDPMC5974083
Grant ListMC_UU_12011/2 / / Medical Research Council / United Kingdom
MC_U147585819 / / Medical Research Council / United Kingdom
R01 AG033193 / AG / NIA NIH HHS / United States
U01 AG052409 / AG / NIA NIH HHS / United States
UL1 TR001881 / TR / NCATS NIH HHS / United States
U01 AG049505 / AG / NIA NIH HHS / United States