Publications 2016

Book sections

  • Berwick, M., D. B. B. Buller, A. Cust, R. Gallagher, T. K. K. Lee, F. Meyskens, S. Pandey, N. E. E. Thomas, M. B. B. Veierod and S. Ward (2016). Melanoma Epidemiology and Prevention. Melanoma, Springer International Publishing. 167: 17-49. [link]

Journal articles

  • Annamalay, A. A., M. Lanaspa, S.-K. Khoo, L. Madrid, S. Acácio, Zhang, I. A. Laing, J. Gern, J. Goldblatt, J. Bizzintino, D. Lehmann, P. N. Le Souëf and Q. Bassat (2016). “Rhinovirus species and clinical features in children hospitalised with pneumonia from Mozambique.” Tropical Medicine & International Health 21(9): 1171-1180. [pubmed]
  • Beaty, K. G., M. J. Mosher, M. H. Crawford and P. Melton (2016). “Paternal Genetic Structure in Contemporary Mennonite Communities from the American Midwest.” Hum Biol 88(2): 95-108. [pubmed]
  • Blangero, J., T. M. Teslovich, X. Sim, M. A. Almeida, G. Jun, T. D. Dyer, M. Johnson, J. M. Peralta, A. Manning, A. R. Wood, C. Fuchsberger, J. W. Kent, Jr., D. A. Aguilar, J. E. Below, V. S. Farook, R. Arya, S. Fowler, T. W. Blackwell, S. Puppala, S. Kumar, D. C. Glahn, E. K. Moses, J. E. Curran, F. Thameem, C. P. Jenkinson, R. A. DeFronzo, D. M. Lehman, C. Hanis, G. Abecasis, M. Boehnke, H. Goring, R. Duggirala, L. Almasy and T. D. G. Consortium (2016). “Omics-squared: human genomic, transcriptomic and phenotypic data for genetic analysis workshop 19.” BMC Proc 10(Suppl 7): 71-77. [pubmed]
  • Burton, A., G. Byrnes, J. Stone, R. M. Tamimi, J. Heine, C. Vachon, V. Ozmen, A. Pereira, M. L. Garmendia, C. Scott, J. H. Hipwell, C. Dickens, J. Schuz, M. E. Aribal, K. Bertrand, A. Kwong, G. G. Giles, J. Hopper, B. Perez Gomez, M. Pollan, S. H. Teo, S. Mariapun, N. A. Taib, M. Lajous, R. Lopez-Riduara, M. Rice, I. Romieu, A. A. Flugelman, G. Ursin, S. Qureshi, H. Ma, E. Lee, R. Sirous, M. Sirous, J. W. Lee, J. Kim, D. Salem, R. Kamal, M. Hartman, H. Miao, K. S. Chia, C. Nagata, S. Vinayak, R. Ndumia, C. H. van Gils, J. O. Wanders, B. Peplonska, A. Bukowska, S. Allen, S. Vinnicombe, S. Moss, A. M. Chiarelli, L. Linton, G. Maskarinec, M. J. Yaffe, N. F. Boyd, I. Dos-Santos-Silva and V. A. McCormack (2016). “Mammographic density assessed on paired raw and processed digital images and on paired screen-film and digital images across three mammography systems.” Breast Cancer Res 18(1): 130. [link]
  • Chittoor, G., J. W. Kent, Jr., M. Almeida, S. Puppala, V. S. Farook, S. A. Cole, K. Haack, H. H. Goring, J. W. MacCluer, J. E. Curran, M. A. Carless, M. P. Johnson, E. K. Moses, L. Almasy, M. C. Mahaney, D. M. Lehman, R. Duggirala, A. G. Comuzzie, J. Blangero and V. S. Voruganti (2016). “GWAS and transcriptional analysis prioritize ITPR1 and CNTN4 for a serum uric acid 3p26 QTL in Mexican Americans.” BMC Genomics 17(1): 276. [link]
  • Chiu, Y. F., A. E. Justice and P. E. Melton (2016). “Longitudinal analytical approaches to genetic data.” BMC Genet 17 Suppl 2: 4. [link]
  • Dunning, A. M., K. Michailidou, K. B. Kuchenbaecker, …, J. Stone, …, A. C. Antoniou, D. F. Easton and S. L. Edwards (2016). “Breast cancer risk variants at 6q25 display different phenotype associations and regulate ESR1, RMND1 and CCDC170.” Nat Genet 48(4): 374-386. [pubmed]
  • Engelman, C. D., C. M. Greenwood, J. N. Bailey, R. M. Cantor, J. W. Kent, Jr., I. R. Konig, J. L. Bermejo, P. E. Melton, S. A. Santorico, A. Schillert, E. M. Wijsman, J. W. MacCluer and L. Almasy (2016). “Genetic Analysis Workshop 19: methods and strategies for analyzing human sequence and gene expression data in extended families and unrelated individuals.” BMC Proc 10(Suppl 7): 67-70. [pubmed]
  • Haustead, D. J., A. Stevenson, V. Saxena, F. Marriage, M. Firth, R. Silla, L. Martin, K. F. Adcroft, S. Rea, P. J. Day, P. Melton, F. M. Wood and M. W. Fear (2016). “Transcriptome analysis of human ageing in male skin shows mid-life period of variability and central role of NF-kappaB.” Sci Rep 6: 26846. [pubmed]
  • Hopper, J. L., T. L. Nguyen, J. Stone, K. Aujard, M. C. Matheson, M. J. Abramson, J. A. Burgess, E. H. Walters, G. S. Dite, M. Bui, C. Evans, E. Makalic, D. F. Schmidt, G. Ward, M. A. Jenkins, G. G. Giles, S. C. Dharmage and C. Apicella (2016). “Childhood body mass index and adult mammographic density measures that predict breast cancer risk.” Breast Cancer Res Treat 156(1): 163-170. [pubmed]
  • Kaartokallio, T., A. I. Lokki, H. Peterson, K. Kivinen, L. Hiltunen, E. Salmela, T. Lappalainen, P. Maanselka, S. Heino, S. Knuutila, A. Sayed, L. Poston, S. P. Brennecke, M. P. Johnson, L. Morgan, E. K. Moses, J. Kere and H. Laivuori (2016). “Preeclampsia does not share common risk alleles in 9p21 with coronary artery disease and type 2 diabetes.” Ann Med 48(5): 330-336. [pubmed]
  • Khoo, S. K., M. Makela, D. Chandler, E. N. Schultz, S. E. Jamieson, J. Goldblatt, T. Haahtela, P. LeSouef and G. Zhang (2016). “No simple answers for the Finnish and Russian Karelia allergy contrast: Methylation of CD14 gene.” Pediatr Allergy Immunol 27(7): 721-727. [link]
  • Krishnan, K., L. Baglietto, C. Apicella, J. Stone, M. C. Southey, D. R. English, G. G. Giles and J. L. Hopper (2016). “Mammographic density and risk of breast cancer by mode of detection and tumor size: a case-control study.” Breast Cancer Res 18(1): 63. [link]
  • McCarthy, N. S., S. M. Allan, D. Chandler, A. Jablensky and B. Morar (2016). “Integrity of genome-wide genotype data from low passage lymphoblastoid cell lines.” Genom Data 9: 18-21. [pubmed]
  • McCarthy, N. S., P. E. Melton, S. V. Ward, S. M. Allan, M. Dragovic, M. L. Clark, B. Morar, J. P. Rubio, J. Blangero, J. C. Badcock, V. A. Morgan, E. K. Moses and A. Jablensky (2016). “Exome array analysis suggests an increased variant burden in families with schizophrenia.” Schizophr Res 185: 9-16. [pubmed]
  • McCormack, V. A., A. Burton, I. Dos-Santos-Silva, J. H. Hipwell, C. Dickens, D. Salem, R. Kamal, M. Hartman, C. P. Lee, K. S. Chia, V. Ozmen, M. E. Aribal, A. A. Flugelman, M. Lajous, R. Lopez-Riduara, M. Rice, I. Romieu, G. Ursin, S. Qureshi, H. Ma, E. Lee, C. H. van Gils, J. O. Wanders, S. Vinayak, R. Ndumia, S. Allen, S. Vinnicombe, S. Moss, J. Won Lee, J. Kim, A. Pereira, M. L. Garmendia, R. Sirous, M. Sirous, B. Peplonska, A. Bukowska, R. M. Tamimi, K. Bertrand, C. Nagata, A. Kwong, C. Vachon, C. Scott, B. Perez-Gomez, M. Pollan, G. Maskarinec, G. Giles, J. Hopper, J. Stone, N. Rajaram, S. H. Teo, S. Mariapun, M. J. Yaffe, J. Schuz, A. M. Chiarelli, L. Linton and N. F. Boyd (2016). “International Consortium on Mammographic Density: Methodology and population diversity captured across 22 countries.” Cancer Epidemiol 40: 141-151. [pubmed]
  • Melton, P. E., J. M. Peralta and L. Almasy (2016). “Constrained multivariate association with longitudinal phenotypes.” BMC Proc 10(Suppl 7): 329-332. [pubmed]
  • Mosher, M. J., P. Melton, P. Stapleton, M. S. Schanfield and M. H. Crawford (2016). “Patterns of DNA methylation across the leptin core promoter in four diverse Asian and north American populations.” Human Biology 88(2): 121-135. [link]
  • Peralta, J. M., M. Almeida, L. J. Abraham, E. Moses and J. Blangero (2016). “Finding potential cis-regulatory loci using allele-specific chromatin accessibility as weights in a kernel-based variance component test.” BMC Proc 10(Suppl 7): 103-108. [pubmed]
  • Pickering, J. L., A. Prosser, K. J. Corscadden, C. de Gier, P. C. Richmond, G. Zhang, R. B. Thornton and L.-A. S. Kirkham (2016). “Haemophilus haemolyticus Interaction with Host Cells Is Different to Nontypeable Haemophilus influenzae and Prevents NTHi Association with Epithelial Cells.” Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology 6: 50. [link]
  • Ried, J. S., M. J. Jeff, A. Y. Chu, …, G. Cadby, …, J. N. Hirschhorn, M. Muller-Nurasyid and R. J. Loos (2016). “A principal component meta-analysis on multiple anthropometric traits identifies novel loci for body shape.” Nat Commun 7: 13357. [pubmed]
  • Zhang, G., K. Wang, E. Schultz, S.-K. Khoo, X. Zhang, A. Annamalay, I. A. Laing, B. J. Hales, J. Goldblatt and P. N. Le Souëf (2016). “Western environment/lifestyle is associated with increased genome methylation and decreased gene expression in Chinese immigrants living in Australia.” Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis 57(1): 65-73. [link]

Published abstracts

  • Cadby, G., P. Melton, N. McCarthy, J. Hui, J. Beilby, A. W. Musk, A. L. James, J. Hung, J. Blangero and E. K. Moses (2016). Genetic Correlation of Lung Function with Anthropometric Measures in the Busselton Health Study. Genetic Epidemiology. 40: 625-626.
  • Jones, R. M., P. E. Melton, A. Rea, E. Ingley, M. L. Ballinger, D. J. Wood, D. M. Thomas and E. K. Moses (2016). Whole Exome Sequencing in Multigenerational Mixed Cancer Families Identifies a Putative Risk Variant in the PDIA2 Gene. Genetic Epidemiology. 40: 644.


  • Alghamdi, M. A. S. (2016). Investigation of the role of epigenetic modification in keloid scar pathology. Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia. [link]
  • Stevenson, A. W. (2016). Investigating the role of epigenetics in scar maintenance. Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia. [link]
  • Ward, K. L. (2016). Effective assessment of accident risk in obstructive sleep apnoea. Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Western Australia. [link]