Peer reviewed conference presentations

 

2012

  1. Macdonald-Wallis C, Lawlor DA, Palmer T, Tilling K. Bivariate multilevel spline models for parallel growth processes: application to weight and mean arterial pressure in pregnancy. Population Health – Methods and Challenges Conference 24th-26th April 2012, Birmingham, UK.
  2. Wills AK, Lawlor DA, Sayers A, Tobias J. Maternal vitamin D levels in pregnancy and offspring bone mass at age 9: findings from a UK prospective birth cohort study. National Orthopaedic Society Annual Conference, July 2012.
  3. Carslake, D. Associations of all-cause and cause-specific mortality with body mass index in a large Norwegian cohort: Use of offspring body mass index as an instrumental variable. Society for Social Medicine conference, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine,12-14 September 2012.
  4. Howe LD, Tilling K, Matijasevich A, Petherwick E, Santos AC, Fairley L, Wright J, Santos IS, Barros AJD, Martin R, Kramer M, Bogdanovich N, Matush L, Barros H, Lawlor DA. Individual trajectories of childhood growth in five cohorts: the application of linear spline multi-level models. Oral presentation, European Child Cohort Network and Society for Longitudinal and Life Course Studies International Conference; Childhood and Beyond: tracing cohorts across the lifecourse, 29-31st October 2012, Paris, France.
  5. Lee TR, Howe LD, Williams A, Young AER; Evaluating changes in burn care services: Is length of stay per percentage of total body surface area burned a useful measure of outcome in childhood burns? (Poster presentation, Paediatric Intensive Care Society Annual Scientific Meeting, 26-28th September 2012, Dublin, Ireland)
  6. Howe LD, Anderson EL, Cribb V, Emmett P, Ness AR, Lawlor DA, Tilling K; Using linear spline multilevel models to assess socioeconomic differences in trajectories of diet, physical activity and fat mass across childhood (Oral presentation, Society for Social Medicine, 12-14th September 2012, London, UK).
  7. Santos AC, Howe LD, et al. Weight and length/height trajectories in a Portuguese Birth Cohort during the first four years of life – the Geração XXI Study (Oral presentation, European Congress of Epidemiology, 5-8th September 2012, Porto, Portugal).
  8. Timpson, N. Phenotypic refinement and genome-wide association analysis identifies a functional variant in ADCY3 associated with weight corrected for height. Genomics of Common Disease, Bolger, Potomac, USA, September 2012.

 

2011

  1. Galobardes B, Patel S, Henderson J, Jeffreys M, Davey Smith G. Hormone markers and asthma in young adulthood: results from a historical cohort. IEA World Congress of Epidemiology (WCE), Edinburgh, 2011.
  2. Lawlor DA, West J, Fairley L, Wright J. Birth size differences between White and Pakistani origin infants by generation: results from the Born in Bradford cohort study. 55th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society for Social Medicine, Warwick, UK, September 2011.
  3. Lawlor DA, Macdonald-Wallis C, Fraser A, Nelson SM, Hingorani A, Davey Smith G, Sattar N, Deanfield J. Hypertensive disorder of pregnancy and offspring vascular inflammatory and lipid outcomes in childhood: findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. IEA World Congress of Epidemiology, Edinburgh, UK, August 2011. Doi:1136/jech.2011.142976a.23. [Now published as academic journal paper]
  4. Howe LD, Galobardes B, Tilling K, Lawlor DA. Does drop out from cohort studies bias estimates of socioeconomic inequalities in health? IEA World Congress of Epidemiology, Edinburgh, UK, August 2011. Doi:1136/jech.2011.142976a.82.
  5. Macdonald-Wallis C, Tilling K, Fraser A, Nelson SM, Lawlor DA. Relationships of risk factors for pre-eclampsia with blood pressure changes during normal term pregnancy: the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC). 19th International Epidemiological Association World Congress of Epidemiology 7th-11th August 2011, Edinburgh, UK.
  6. Macdonald-Wallis C, Lawlor DA, Heron J, Fraser A, Nelson SM, Tilling K. Latent class analysis of patterns of occurrence of proteinuria during normal term pregnancy. 2nd UK Mplus Users Meeting 15th-16th March 2011, Manchester, UK.
  7. Palmer T, Harbord R, Clarke P, Windmeijer F. Generalised method of moments estimation of structural mean models. 17th UK Stata Users Group Meeting, Cass Business School, 2011.
  8. Palmer TM, Clarke PS, Windmeijer F. Generalised method of moments estimation of structural mean models. International Society of Clinical Biostatistics 32nd Annual Conference, Ottawa, 2011.

 

2010

  1. Palmer TM, Evans DM, Davey Smith G. Using multiple independent combinations of genetic variants to strengthen causal inference in Mendelian randomization studies: height and lung function as an example. Royal Statistical Society Conference 2010, Brighton, UK, September 2010.
  2. Palmer TM, Harbord RM, Didelez V, Sheehan NA, Lawlor DA, Sterne JAC. Instrumental variable estimation of the causal risk ratio in cohorts. International Society of Clinical Biostatistics 31st Annual Conference, Montpellier, France, August 2010.
  3. Harbord RM, Meng S, Didelez V, Sterne JAC, Palmer TM, Sheehan, NA. Mendelian randomization: how biased is a simpleodds ratio estimator? International Society of Clinical Biostatistics 31st Annual Conference, Montpellier, France, August 2010.  
  4. Lawlor DA, RM Harbord, A Tybjaerg-Hansen, TM Palmer, J Zacho, M Benn, N Timpson, G Davey Smith, BG Nordestgaard.   Genetically determined adiposity and reduced risk of common mental disorder. The Copenhagen General Population Study   with 53,221 participants. Society for Epidemiological Research 43rd Annual Meeting. Seattle, USA. June 2010.
  5. Lawlor DA, Nelson S. Predicting live birth, preterm and low birth weight infant after in-vitro fertilisation: A prospective study of 144,018 treatment cycles. 5th Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe, Pathos Cyprus, October 2010. [Now published as academic journal paper]
  6. Benfield L, Sattar N, Peters DM, Fox KR, Lawlor DA. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) determined childhood abdominal adiposity and its association with subsequent cardiovascular risk factors in adolescence: Prospective cohort study. 5th Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe, Pathos Cyprus, October 2010. Abstract published in Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 2010;1 (3S):T4.3.1 (page 147)
  7. Howe LD, Tilling K, Benfield L, Satter N, Ness AR, Davey Smith G, Lawlor DA. Adiposity trajectories across childhood and their association with DXA-assessed fat mass and cardiovascular risk factors at age 15. 5th Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe, Pathos Cyprus, October 2010. Abstract published in Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 2010;1 (3S):T4.3.2 (page 148). [Now published as academic journal paper]
  8. Williams D, Fraser A, Lawlor DA. Associations of vitamin D, parathyroid hormone and calcium with cardiovascular risk factors in US adolescents. 5th Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe, Pathos Cyprus, October 2010. Abstract published in Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 2010;1 (3S):T5.4.2 (page 176)
  9. MacDonald-Wallis C, Tilling K, Fraser A, Nelson S, Lawlor DA. Patterns of blood pressure change in pregnancy and their determinants: findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. 5th Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe, Pathos Cyprus, October 2010. Abstract published in Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 2010;1 (3S):T2.3.4 (page 102). [Now published as academic journal paper]
  10. Fraser A, Tilling K, Nelson S, Sattar N, Lawlor DA. Associations of gestational weight gain with BMI, waist circumference and blood pressure measured 16 years post-pregnancy: the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. 5th Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe, Pathos Cyprus, October 2010. Abstract published in Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 2010;1 (3S):T10.1.1 (page 285). [Now published as academic journal paper]
  11. Tilling K, Fraser A, MacDonald-Wallis C, Sattar N, Nelson SM, Davey Smith G, Lawlor DA. Patterns of weight gain in pregnancy and their determinants: findings from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. 5th Conference of Epidemiological Longitudinal Studies in Europe, Pathos Cyprus, October 2010. Abstract published in Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 2010;1 (3S):T2.3.1 (page 99)
  12. Howe LD, Matijasevich A, Tilling K, Lawlor DA. Maternal and paternal smoking during pregnancy and trajectories of growth and adiposity in the offspring. 54th Society of Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Belfast, September 2010. [Now published as academic journal paper]
  13. West J, Wright J, Fairley L, Lawlor DA. Birth size differences between White and Pakistani origin infants by generation: Results from the born in Bradford Cohort Study.  54th Society of Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Belfast, September 2010.
  14. Fairley L, Small N, Bhopal R, Leon DA, Wright J, Lawlor DA. Comparison of distributions of common indicators of socioeconomic position by ethnicity and migration: Preliminary findings from the born in Bradford Birth Cohort Study 54th Society of Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Belfast, September 2010.
  15. Lawlor DA, RM Harbord, A Tybjaerg-Hansen, TM Palmer, J Zacho, M Benn, N Timpson, G Davey Smith, BG Nordestgaard. Genetically determined adiposity and reduced risk of common mental disorder. The Copenhagen General Population Study with 53,221 participant. US Society for Epidemiological Research 43rd Annual Meeting. Seattle, USA. June 2010. [Now published as academic journal paper.]

 

2009

  1. Lawlor DA, Fraser A, Tilling K, Sattar N, Brion M-J A, Benfield L, Ness AR, Deanfield J, Nelson SM, Hingorani A, Davey Smith G. Association of maternal weight gain in pregnancy with offspring obesity, metabolic and vascular traits in childhood: the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. 6th International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health & Disease, Santiago, Chile 17-24 November 2009.
  2. Howe LD, Tilling K, Lawlor DA. Socioeconomic disparities in trajectories of adiposity across childhood: findings from a prospective birth cohort 6th International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health & Disease. Santiago, Chile, 17-24 November 2009.
  3. Small N, Lawlor DA, Fairley L, Raynor P, West J, Wright J. Lifestyle and socioeconomic differences of Pakistani and White UK pregnant women: the Born in Bradford birth cohort. 6 th International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health & Disease. Santiago, Chile, 17-24 November 2009.
  4. Richards AA, Darboe MK, Tilling K, Davey Smith G, Prentice AM, Lawlor DA. Socioeconomic disparities in trajectories of  adiposity across childhood: findings from a prospective birth cohort 6 th International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health & Disease. Santiago, Chile, 17-24 November 2009.
  5. Evans DM, Visscher PM & Wray N, Harnessing the Information Contained Within Genome-wide Association Studies to Improve Individual Prediction of Complex Disease Risk. American Society for Human Genetics, Hawaii, USA, 21-27 October 2009.
  6. Timpson NJ, C-reactive protein levels and body mass index: elucidating direction of causation through a reciprocal Mendelian randomisation design. American Society for Human Genetics 59th Annual meeting, Hawaii, USA, 20-24 October 2009.
  7. Timpson NJ, Genomewide association of lipid related phenotypes in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC). American Society for Human Genetics 59th Annual meeting, Hawaii, USA, 20-24 October 2009.
  8. Timpson NJ, Association between FTO polymorphism, adiposity peak, and adiposity rebound in the Norther Finland Birth Cohort 1966. American Society for Human Genetics 59th Annual meeting, Hawaii, USA, 20-24 October 2009.
  9. Timpson NJ, New loci on chromosome 3q25 and 3q21 are associated with size at birth. American Society for Human Genetics 59th Annual meeting, Hawaii, USA, 20-24 October 2009.
  10. Timpson NJ, The Genomics of Complex Disease – Complexity in genetic association demonstrated by the architecture of the FTO effect through age. Nature Genetics and Wellcome Trust meeting Sanger Institute, Cambridge, UK, 23-26 September 2009.
  11. Howe LD, Tilling K, Lawlor DA. Accuracy of height and weight data from child health records. Society of Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Newcastle, UK, September 2009.
  12. Patel R, Lawlor DA, Kramer MS, Davey Smith G, Martin RM. Socioeconomic position and overweight/obesity, waist circumference and percentage body fat among 6.5-year-old children from Belarus. Society of Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Newcastle, UK, September 2009.
  13. Taylor AE, Ebrahim S, Ben-Shlomo Y, Martin RM, Whincup PH, Yarnell JW, Wannamethee SG, Lawlor DA. Comparison of the associations of BMI and measures of regional adiposity with coronary heart disease, diabetes and all cause mortality: a study using data from four UK cohorts. Society of Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Newcastle, UK, September 2009.
  14. Jefferis BJ, Lowe GDO, Rumley A, Welsh P, Lawlor DA, Ebrahim S, Carson C, Doig M, Feyerabend C, McMeekin L, Lennon LT, Thomson AG, Wannamethee SG, Cook DG, Whincup PH. Secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure is associated with circulating markers of inflammation and endothelial function in adult men and women. Society of Social Medicine Annual Scientific Meeting, Newcastle, UK, September 2009.
  15. Palmer TM, Peters JL, Sutton AJ, Moreno SG. Contour enhanced funnel plots for meta-analysis. 2009 UK Stata Users Group meeting, London, UK, September 2009.
  16. Palmer TM, Lawlor DA, Sterne JAC. Including multiple instrumental variables in Mendelian randomization analyses. 30th Annual Conference of the International Society for Clinical Biostatistics, Prague, Czech Republic, August 2009.
  17. Kipping RR, Jago R, Lawlor DA. Cross-sectional analysis of consumption of fruit and vegetables, savoury and sweet snacks in 9-10 year old children in South Gloucestershire, England. International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, Lisbon, Portugal, June 2009.

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2008

  1. Timpson NJ, Does adiposity raise blood pressure? Use of FTO and MC4R in Mendelian randomisation studies of causality. American Society for Human Genetics 58th Annual meeting, Philadelphia, USA, 11-15 November 2008.
  2. Timpson NJ, Genetic association study of height growth and timing of puberty in the Norther Finland Birth Cohort 1966. American Society for Human Genetics 58th Annual meeting. Philadelphia, USA, 11-15 November 2008.
  3. Timpson NJ, Simultaneous scan of genome-wide association data allowing for epistasis prioritizes multiple interacting loci in type 2 diabetes. American Society for Human Genetics 58th Annual meeting, Philadelphia, USA, 11-15 November 2008.
  4. Timpson NJ, Dissecting the genetic architecture of type 1 diabetes via genome-wide association of 16,783 individuals. American Society for Human Genetics 58th Annual meeting, Philadelphia, USA, 11-15 November 2008.
  5. Evans D, Sims AM, Maksymowych WP, Ward MM, Stone MA, Rahman P, Weisman MH, Inman RD, Gladman DD, Davis JC, Learch TJ, Savage L, Diekman L, Danoy P, Pointon JJ, Zhou X, Wordsworth P, Reveille JD, Brown MA Genome-wide Association Study in Ankylosing Spondylitis Identifies Major Non-MHC Genetic Determinants of Disease Susceptibility, American Society of Human Genetics 58th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, USA, 11-15 November 2008.
  6. Timpson NJ. Oral presentation–undertaken by Dr Jordana Tzenova Bell: First Generation scan of genomewide association data allowing for epistasis prioritises multiple interacting candidate loci in T2D. 44th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, Rome, Italy, 7-11 September 2008.
  7. Freathy RM, Bennett AJ, Ring SM, et al (18 authors including Timpson NJ and Davey Smith G), Type 2 Diabetes Risk Alleles at the CDKAL1 and HHEX-IDE Gene Loci Reduce Birth Weight, Providing Direct Evidence to Support the Fetal Insulin Hypothesis. 68th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, San Francisco USA, 6-10 June 2008.
  8. Bell JT, Timpson NJ, Rayner NW, Morris AP, Zeggini E, McCarthy MI, (for the UKT2D Consortium), First Generation of Scan of Genome Wide Association Data Allowing for Epistasis Prioritizes Multiple Interacting Candidate Loci in Type 2 Diabetes. 68th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, San Francisco USA, 6-10 June 2008.
  9. Rayner NW, McCarthy MI, Frayling TM, et al (11 authors including Timpson NJ), Genome Wide Association Analyses Reveal Diufferences in Genetic Susceptibility Profiles between Obese and Lean Type 2 Diabetes. 68th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association. San Francisco USA, 6-10 June 2008.
  10. McCarthy MI, Zeggini E, Jafar-Mohammad B, et al  (13 authors including Timpson NJ), Analysis of Overlap between Type 2 Diabetes Signals Identified through Genome Wide Linkage and Association Approaches. 68th Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association, San Francisco USA, 6-10 June 2008.
  11. Timpson NJ, Does adiposity raise blood pressure? Use of FTO and MC4R in Mendelian randomisation studies of casality The Genomics of Complex Disease – Nature Genetics and Wellcome Trust meeting. Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, USA, 6-9 September 2008.
  12. Timpson NJ, Speaker in the symposium session entitled “About those genes”. First Generation scan of genomewide association data allowing for epistasis prioritises multiple interacting candidate loci in T2D. The American Diabetes Association Meeting, Chicago, Illinois USA, 29 March–1 April 2008.

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2007

  1. Timpson NJ, Genome-wide association data highlight an aetiological role for disturbances in cyclin-dependent kinase pathways in type 2 diabetes. 43rd Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 17-21 November 2007.
  2. Lawlor DA, Timpson N, Harbord R, Leary S, Ness A, McCarthy MI, Frayling TM, AT Hattersley, G Davey Smith. Exploring the developmental overnutrition hypothesis using parental-offspring associations and the FTO gene as an instrumental variable for maternal adiposity. 5th International Congress on Developmental Origins of Health & Disease. Perth, Western Australia, 6–10 November 2007.
  3. Perry JRB, Lango H, Timpson NJ et al (14 authors), Assessing biological pathways using genome-wide association data reveals evidenc for excess association of variants in the cell cycle, Wnt signalling and Adherens Junction pathways with type 2 diabetes. American Society for Human Genetics 57th Annual meeting San Diego, California, USA, 23-27 October 2007.
  4. McCarthy MI, Frayling TM, Timpson NJ, et al (13 Authors), Informative heterogeneity and failed replication: lessons from Genome-wide association data for type 2 diabetes. American Society for Human Genetics 57th Annual meeting San Diego, California, USA, 23 -27 October 2007.
  5. Zeggini E, Timpson NJ, Frayling TM, et al (12 authors), Overlap between genome-wide linkage and association scan signals: insights from type 2 diabetes. American Society for Human Genetics 57th Annual meeting San Diego, California, USA, 23-27 October 2007.
  6. Freathy RM, Timpson NJ, Lawlor DA, et al (20 Authors including Davey Smith G), Analysis of 16784 individual shows that BMI-altering FTO genotypes are associated with obesity-related quantitative traits in the general population. American Society for Human Genetics 57th Annual meeting San Diego, California, USA, 23-27 October 2007.
  7. Elliott KS, Zeggini E, Rayner NW, Weedon MN, Lindgren CM, et al (Timpsom NJ one of 14 authors), The Yin and Yang of T2D and cancer risk: evidence of pleiotrpy from genome-wide association studies. American Society for Human Genetics 57th Annual meeting San Diego, California, USA, 23-27 October 2007.
  8. Timpson NJ, Zeggini E, Weedon MN, Lindgren CM, Frayling TM, et al, Informative heterogeneity and failed replication: lessons from genomewide association data for type two diabetes. American Society for Human Genetics 57th Annual meeting, San Diego, California, USA, 23–27 October 2007.
  9. Lango H, Zeggini E, Frayling TM, et al (Timpson NJ one of 14 authors), The combined effect of multiple common type 2 diabetes variants on disease risk. American Society for Human Genetics 57th Annual meeting San Diego, California, USA, 23–27 October 2007.
  10. Jarvelin M-R, Elliott P, Frayling TM, et al (19 authors including Timpson NJ, Lawlor DA, Davey Smith G), FTO Genotypes and weight gain in early life in two prospective birth cohort studies from Finland and the UK. American Society for Human Genetics 57th Annual meeting San Diego, California, USA, 23–27 October 2007.
  11. Timpson NJ, Zeggini E, Weedon MN, et al (15 authors), Genome-wide association data highlight a series of independent disease signals in regions implicating cyclin-dependent kinase pathways. American Society for Human Genetics 57th Annual meeting San Diego, California, USA, 23-27 October 2007.
  12. Rayner NW, Zeggini E, Timpson NJ, et al (14 authors), Genome-wide approaches to T2D gene identification: how useful are assessments of biological candidacy? American Society for Human Genetics 57th Annual meeting, San Diego, California, USA, 23-27 October 2007.

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