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Publications based on twin data

The Swedish Twin Registry gives our researchers unique opportunities to study what genes and environment mean for the onset of various diseases.

More than fifty reports based on observations in our twin studies are published each year in scientific journals. The following section presents some of the latest published research.

A selection of recent publications

How well do ACPA discriminate and predict RA in the general population: a study based on 12 590 population-representative Swedish twins.
Hensvold AH, Frisell T, Magnusson PK, Holmdahl R, Askling J, Catrina AI
Ann. Rheum. Dis. 2017 Jan;76(1):119-125

Heritability and confirmation of genetic association studies for childhood asthma in twins.
Ullemar V, Magnusson PK, Lundholm C, Zettergren A, Melén E, Lichtenstein P, et al
Allergy 2016 Feb;71(2):230-8

Heritability of Perinatal Depression and Genetic Overlap With Nonperinatal Depression.
Viktorin A, Meltzer-Brody S, Kuja-Halkola R, Sullivan PF, Landén M, Lichtenstein P, et al
Am J Psychiatry 2016 Feb;173(2):158-65

Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies six novel loci associated with habitual coffee consumption.
, Cornelis MC, Byrne EM, Esko T, Nalls MA, Ganna A, et al
Mol. Psychiatry 2015 May;20(5):647-656

Mutagenesis. Smoking is associated with mosaic loss of chromosome Y.
Dumanski JP, Rasi C, Lönn M, Davies H, Ingelsson M, Giedraitis V, et al
Science 2015 Jan;347(6217):81-3

IgA measurements in over 12 000 Swedish twins reveal sex differential heritability and regulatory locus near CD30L.
Viktorin A, Frankowiack M, Padyukov L, Chang Z, Melén E, Sääf A, et al
Hum. Mol. Genet. 2014 Aug;23(15):4177-84

Family income in early childhood and subsequent attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder: a quasi-experimental study.
Larsson H, Sariaslan A, Långström N, D'Onofrio B, Lichtenstein P
J Child Psychol Psychiatry 2014 May;55(5):428-35

If you are interested in reading more publications, you can do a search on Pubmed. You can search either for a researcher's name, the publication name, date, or pubmed code if you have access to it. The link below shows a search for Patrik Magnusson, head of the Swedish Twin Registry and Chair of the Steering Group.

More publications based on twin data

Here you can find a list of numerous scientific articles completely or partly based on data from the Swedish Twin Registry.