Publication List

2015

Pilling LC, Joehanes R, Melzer D, Harries LW, Henley W, Dupuis J, Lin H, Mitchell M, Hernandez D, Ying SX, Lunetta KL, Benjamin EJ, Singleton A, Levy D, Munson P, Murabito JM, Ferrucci L. Gene expression markers of age-related inflammation in two human cohorts. Exp Gerontol. 2015 Jun 16;70:37-45. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2015.05.012. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 26087330

Westra HJ, Arends D, Esko T, Peters MJ, Schurmann C, et al. Cell Specific eQTL Analysis without Sorting Cells. PLoS Genet. 2015 May 8;11(5):e1005223. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005223. eCollection 2015.
PMID: 25955312

Hardcastle AC, Mounce LTA, Richards SH, Bachmann MO, Clark A, Henley WE, Campbell JL, Melzer D, Steel N. The dynamics of quality: a national panel study of evidence-based standards. Southampton (UK): NIHR Journals Library; 2015 Mar.
PMID: 25834881

Huan T, Esko T, Peters MJ, Pilling LC, Schramm K, et al. A meta-analysis of gene expression signatures of blood pressure and hypertension. PLoS Genet. 2015 Mar 18;11(3):e1005035. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005035. eCollection 2015.
PMID: 25785607

Holly AC, Grellscheid S, van de Walle P, Dolan D, Pilling LC, Daniels DJ, von Zglinicki T, Ferrucci L, Melzer D, Harries LW. Comparison of senescence-associated miRNAs in primary skin and lung fibroblasts. Biogerontology. 2015 Aug;16(4):423-34. doi: 10.1007/s10522-015-9560-5. Epub 2015 Feb 21.
PMID: 25700689

Pfeiffer L, Wahl S, Pilling LC, Reischl E, Sandling JK, et al. DNA methylation of lipid-related genes affects blood lipid levels. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2015 Apr;8(2):334-42. doi: 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.114.000804. Epub 2015 Jan 12.
PMID: 25583993

Littlejohns TJ, Kos K, Henley WE, Cherubini A, Ferrucci L, Lang IA, Langa KM, Melzer D, Llewellyn DJ. Serum leptin and risk of cognitive decline in elderly italians. J Alzheimers Dis. 2015;44(4):1231-9. doi: 10.3233/JAD-141836
PMID: 25502764

2014

Mounce LT, Steel N, Hardcastle AC, Henley WE, Bachmann MO, Campbell JL, Clark A, Melzer D, Richards SH. Patient characteristics predicting failure to receive indicated care for type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2015 Feb;107(2):247-58. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2014.11.009. Epub 2014 Dec 3.
PMID: 25533855

Blackwell J, Harries LW, Pilling LC, Ferrucci L, Jones A, Melzer D. Changes in CEBPB expression in circulating leukocytes following eccentric elbow-flexion exercise. J Physiol Sci. 2015 Jan;65(1):145-50. doi: 10.1007/s12576-014-0350-7. Epub 2014 Nov 13.
PMID: 25391587

Wood AR, Tuke MA, Nalls M, Hernandez D, Gibbs JR, et al. Whole-genome sequencing to understand the genetic architecture of common gene expression and biomarker phenotypes. Hum Mol Genet. 2015 Mar 1;24(5):1504-12. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddu560. Epub 2014 Nov 6.
PMID: 25378555

Steel N, Hardcastle AC, Bachmann MO, Richards SH, Mounce LT, Clark A, Lang I, Melzer D, Campbell J. Economic inequalities in burden of illness, diagnosis and treatment of five long-term conditions in England: panel study. BMJ Open. 2014 Oct 24;4(10):e005530. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005530.
PMID: 25344482

Lin H, Joehanes R, Pilling LC, Dupuis J, Lunetta KL, Ying SX, Benjamin EJ, Hernandez D, Singleton A, Melzer D, Munson PJ, Levy D, Ferrucci L, Murabito JM. Whole Blood Gene Expression and Interleukin-6 Levels. Genomics. 2014 Oct 10. pii: S0888-7543(14)00195-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ygeno.2014.10.003. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 25311648

Wood AR, Tuke MA, Nalls MA, Hernandez DG, Bandinelli S, Singleton AB, Melzer D, Ferrucci L, Frayling TM, Weedon MN. Another explanation for apparent epistasis. Nature. 2014 Oct 2;514(7520):E3-5. doi: 10.1038/nature13691. No abstract available.
PMID: 25279928

Melzer D, Tavakoly B, Winder RE, Masoli JA, Henley WE, Ble A, Richards SH. Much more medicine for the oldest old: trends in UK electronic clinical records. Age Ageing. 2014 Aug 7. pii: afu113. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 25103030

Steel N, Hardcastle AC, Clark A, Mounce LT, Bachmann MO, Richards SH, Henley WE, Campbell JL, Melzer D. Self-reported quality of care for older adults from 2004 to 2011: a cohort study. Age Ageing. 2014 Sep;43(5):716-20. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afu091. Epub 2014 Jul 11.
PMID: 25015897

Holly AC, Pilling LC, Hernandez D, Lee BP, Singleton A, Ferrucci L, Melzer D, Harries LW. Splicing factor 3B1 hypomethylation is associated with altered SF3B1 transcript expression in older humans. Mech Ageing Dev. 2014 Jan;135:50-6. doi: 10.1016/j.mad.2014.01.005. Epub 2014 Jan 23.
PMID: 24463145

Cipelli R, Harries L, Okuda K, Yoshihara S, Melzer D, Galloway T. Bisphenol A modulates the metabolic regulator oestrogen-related receptor-α in T-cells. Reproduction. 2014 Mar 2;147(4):419-26. doi: 10.1530/REP-13-0423. Print 2014.
PMID: 24231368

2013

Tyrrell J, Galloway TS, Abo-Zaid G, Melzer D, Depledge MH, Osborne NJ. High urinary tungsten concentration is associated with stroke in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2010. PLoS One. 2013 Nov 11;8(11):e77546. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0077546. eCollection 2013.
PMID: 24244278

Dutta A, Henley W, Robine JM, Llewellyn D, Langa KM, Wallace RB, Melzer D. Aging children of long-lived parents experience slower cognitive decline. Alzheimers Dement. 2013 Nov 6. pii: S1552-5260(13)02496-5. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2013.07.002. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 24210527

Westra HJ, Peters MJ, Esko T, Yaghootkar H, Schurmann C, et al. Systematic identification of trans eQTLs as putative drivers of known disease associations. Nat Genet. 2013 Oct;45(10):1238-43. doi: 10.1038/ng.2756. Epub 2013 Sep 8.
PMID: 24013639

Tyrrell J, Melzer D, Henley W, Galloway TS, Osborne NJ. Associations between socioeconomic status and environmental toxicant concentrations in adults in the USA: NHANES 2001-2010. Environ Int. 2013 Jul 23;59C:328-335. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 23892225

Fletcher T, Galloway TS, Melzer D, Holcroft P, Cipelli R, Pilling LC, Mondal D, Luster M, Harries LW. Associations between PFOA, PFOS and changes in the expression of genes involved in cholesterol metabolism in humans. Environ Int. 2013 Jul;57-58:2-10. Epub 2013 Apr 24.
PMID: 23624243

Holly AC, Melzer D, Pilling LC, Fellows AC, Tanaka T, Ferrucci L, Harries LW. Changes in splicing factor expression are associated with advancing age in man. Mech Ageing Dev. 2013 Jun 6. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 23747814

Wood AR, Perry JR, Tanaka T, Hernandez DG, Zheng HF, et al. Imputation of variants from the 1000 Genomes Project modestly improves know associations and can identify low-frequency variant-phenotype associations undetected by HapMap based imputation. PLoS One. 2013 May 16;8(5):e64343. Print 2013.
PMID: 23696881

Dutta A, Henley W, Robine JM, Langa KM, Wallace RB, Melzer D. Longer lived parents: protective associations with cancer incidence and overall mortality. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2013 May 16. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 23685624

Crosslin DR, McDavid A, Weston N, Zheng X, Hart E, et al. Genetic variation associated with circulating monocyte count in the eMERGE Network. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 May 15;22(10):2119-27. Epub 2013 Jan 12.
PMID: 23314186

Hek K, Demirkan A, Lahti J, Terracciano A, Teumer A, et al. A genome-wide association study of depressive symptoms. Biol Psychiatry. 2013 Apr 1;73(7):667-78. Epub 2013 Jan 3.
PMID: 23290196

Holly AC, Melzer D, Pilling LC, Henley W, Hernandez DG, Singleton AB, Bandinelli S, Guralnik JM, Ferrucci L, Harries LW. Towards a gene expression biomarker set for human biological age. Aging Cell. 2013 Apr;12(2):234-6. Epub 2013 Jan 30.
PMID: 23311345

Dutta A, Henley W, Pilling LC, Wallace RB, Melzer D. Uric acid measurement improves prediction of cardiovascular mortality in later life. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Mar;61(3):319-26.
PMID: 23496291

Antoniou EE, Dutta A, Langa KM, Melzer D, Llewelllyn D. Personality profile of the children of long-lived parents. J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci. 2013 Feb 18. [Epub ahead of print]
PMID: 23419869

2012

Stephan BC, Hunter S, Harris D, Llewellyn DJ, Siervo M, Matthews FE, Brayne C. The neuropathological profile of mild cognitive impairment (MCI): a systematic review. Mol Psychiatry. 2012 Nov;17(11):1056-76. Epub 2011 Dec 6.
PMID: 22143004

Melzer D, Gates P, Osborne NJ, Henley WE, Cipelli R, Young A, Money C, McCormack P, Schofield P, Mosedale D, Grainger D, Galloway TS. Urinary bisphenol A concentration and angiography-defined coronary artery stenosis.PLoS One. 2012;7(8):e43378. Epub 2012 Aug 15.
PMID: 22916252

Harries LW, Fellows AD, Pilling LC, Hernandez D, Singleton A, Bandinelli S, Guralnik J, Powell J, Ferrucci L, Melzer D. Advancing age is associated with gene expression changes resembling mTOR inhibition: evidence from two human populations. Mech Ageing Dev. 2012 Aug;133(8):556-62. Epub 2012 Jul 16.
PMID: 22813852

Harries LW, Bradley-Smith RM, Llewellyn DJ, Pilling LC, Fellows A, Henley W, Hernandez D, Guralnik JM, Bandinelli S, Singleton A, Ferrucci L, Melzer D. Leukocyte CCR2 expression is associated with mini-mental state examination score in older adults. Rejuvenation Res. 2012 Aug;15(4):395-404. Epub 2012 May 18.
PMID: 22607625

Pilling LC, Harries LW, Powell J, Llewellyn DJ, Ferrucci L, Melzer D. Genomics and successful aging: grounds for renewed optimism? J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2012. May;67(5):511-9. Epub 2012 Mar 27.
PMID: 22454374

Soni M, Kos K, Lang IA, Jones K, Melzer D, Llewellyn DJ. Vitamin D and cognitive function. Scand J Clin Lab Invest Suppl. 2012 Apr;243:79-82.
PMID: 22536767

Harries LW, Pilling LC, Hernandez LD, Bradley-Smith R, Henley W, Singleton AB, Guralnik JM, Bandinelli S, Ferrucci L, Melzer D. CCAAT-enhancer-binding protein-beta expression in vivo is associated with muscle strength. Aging Cell. 2012 Apr;11(2):262-268. doi: 10.1111/j.1474-9726.2011.00782.x. Epub 2012 Jan 13.
PMID: 22152057

Melzer D, Osborne NJ, Henley WE, Cipelli R, Young A, Money C, McCormack P, Luben R, Khaw KT, Wareham NJ, Galloway TS. Urinary Bisphenol A concentration and risk of future coronary artery disease in apparently healthy men and women. Circulation. 2012 Mar 27;125(12):1482-90. Epub 2012 Feb 21.
PMID: 22354940

Murabito JM, White CC, Kavousi M, Sun YV, Feitosa MF, et al. Association between chromosome 9p21 variants and the ankle-brachial index identified by a meta-analysis of 21 genome-wide association studies. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012 Feb 1;5(1):100-12. Epub 2011 Dec 23.
PMID: 22199011

Stolk L, Perry JR, Chasman DI, He C, Mangino M, et al. Meta-analyses identify 13 loci associated with age at menopause and highlight DNA repair and immune pathways. Nat Genet. 2012 Jan 22;44(3):260-8. doi: 10.1038/ng.1051.
PMID: 22267201

2011

Melzer D, Harries L, Cipelli R, Henley W, Money C, McCormack P, Young A, Guralnik J, Ferrucci L, Bandinelli S, Corsi AM, Galloway T. Bisphenol A exposure is associated with in vivo estrogenic gene expression in adults. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Dec;119(12):1788-93. Epub 2011 Aug 10.
PMID: 21831745                   

Wills M, Akbar A, Beswick M, Bosch JA, Caruso C, et al. Report from the Second Cytomegalovirus and Immunosenescence Workshop. Immun Ageing. 2011 Oct 28;8(1):10. [Epub ahead of print] 
PMID: 22035114

Wood AR, Hernandez DG, Nalls MA, Yaghootkar H, Gibbs JR, et al. Allelic heterogeneity and more detailed analyses of known loci explain additional phenotypic variation and reveal complex patterns of association. Hum Mol Genet. 2011 Oct 15;20(20):4082-92. Epub 2011 Jul 28. 
PMID: 21798870

Ohlsson C, Wallaschofski H, Lunetta KL, Stolk L, Perry JR, et al. Genetic determinants of serum testosterone concentrations in men. PLoS Genet. 2011 Oct;7(10):e1002313. Epub 2011 Oct 6. 
PMID: 21998597

Dutta A, Henley W, Lang IA, Murray A, Guralnik J, Wallace RB, Melzer D. The coronary artery disease-associated 9p21 variant and later life 20-year survival to cohort extinction. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2011 Oct;4(5):542-8. Epub 2011 Aug 18. 
PMID: 21852414

Harries LW, Hernandez D, Henley W, Wood AR, Holly AC, et al. Human aging is characterized by focused changes in gene expression and deregulation of alternative splicing. Aging Cell. 2011 Oct;10(5):868-78. doi: 10.1111/j.1474-9726.2011.00726.x. Epub 2011 Jul 19. 
PMID: 21668623

Melzer D, Galloway T. Bisphenol A and adult disease: making sense of fragmentary data and competing inferences. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Sep 20;155(6):392-4. 
PMID: 21930858

Dickens AP, Lang IA, Langa KM, Kos K, Llewellyn DJ. Vitamin D, cognitive dysfunction and dementia in older adults. CNS Drugs. 2011 Aug;25(8):629-39. doi: 10.2165/11593080-000000000-00000. 
PMID: 21790207

Lang IA, Llewellyn DJ, Hubbard RE, Langa KM, Melzer D. Income and the midlife peak in common mental disorder prevalence. Psychol Med. 2011 Jul;41(7):1365-72. Epub 2010 Dec 10. 
PMID: 21144109

Nalls MA, Couper DJ, Tanaka T, van Rooij FJ, Chen MH, et al. Multiple loci are associated with white blood cell phenotypes. PLoS Genet. 2011 Jun;7(6):e1002113. Epub 2011 Jun 30. 
PMID: 21738480

Dutta A, Henley W, Lang I, Llewellyn D, Guralnik J, Wallace RB, Melzer D. Predictors of extraordinary survival in the Iowa established populations for epidemiologic study of the elderly: cohort follow-up to "extinction". J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Jun;59(6):963-71. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03451.x. Epub 2011 Jun 7. 
PMID: 21649635

Zhai G, Teumer A, Stolk L, Perry JR, Vandenput L, et al. Eight common genetic variants associated with serum DHEAS levels suggest a key role in ageing mechanisms. PLoS Genet. 2011 Apr;7(4):e1002025. Epub 2011 Apr 14.
PMID: 21533175

Okura T, Plassman BL, Steffens DC, Llewellyn DJ, Potter GG, Langa KM. Neuropsychiatric symptoms and the risk of institutionalization and death: the aging, demographics, and memory study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Mar;59(3):473-81. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03314.x. 
PMID: 21391937

Fisher GG, Franks MM, Plassman BL, Brown SL, Potter GG, Llewellyn D, Rogers MA, Langa KM.Caring for individuals with dementia and cognitive impairment, not dementia: findings from the aging, demographics, and memory study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2011 Mar;59(3):488-94. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03304.x. 
PMID:  21391939

Simanek AM, Dowd JB, Pawelec G, Melzer D, Dutta A, Aiello AE. Seropositivity to cytomegalovirus, inflammation, all-cause and cardiovascular disease-related mortality in the United States. PLoS One. 2011 Feb 17;6(2):e16103. 
PMID: 21379581

Rice NE, Lang IA, Henley W, Melzer D. Common health predictors of early retirement: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Age Ageing. 2011 Jan;40(1):54-61. 
PMID: 21148324

Llewellyn DJ, Lang IA, Langa KM, Melzer D. Vitamin D and cognitive impairment in the elderly U.S. population. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2011 Jan;66(1):59-65. Epub 2010 Nov 1. 
PMID: 21041201

2010

Strain WD, Shore AC, Melzer D. Albumin:creatinine ratio predicts mortality after stroke: analysis of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Dec;58(12):2434-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03158.x. 
PMID: 21143450

Galloway T, Cipelli R, Guralnik J, Ferrucci L, Bandinelli S, Corsi AM, Money C, McCormack P, Melzer D. Daily bisphenol A excretion and associations with sex hormone concentrations: results from the InCHIANTI adult population study.  Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Nov;118(11):1603-8. 
PMID: 20797929

Zivin K, Llewellyn DJ, Lang IA, Vijan S, Kabeto MU, Miller EM, Langa KM. Depression among older adults in the United States and England. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2010 Nov;18(11):1036-44. 
PMID: 20808088

Cluett C, Brayne C, Clarke R, Evans G, Matthews F, et al. Polymorphisms in LMNA and near a SERPINA gene cluster are associated with cognitive function in older people. Neurobiol Aging. 2010 Sep;31(9):1563-8. Epub 2008 Oct 9. 
PMID: 18848371

Llewellyn DJ, Lang IA, Langa KM, Muniz-Terrera G, Phillips CL, Cherubini A, Ferrucci L, Melzer D.Vitamin D and risk of cognitive decline in elderly persons. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jul 12;170(13):1135-41. 
PMID: 20625021

Llewellyn DJ, Lang IA, Matthews FE, Plassman BL, Rogers MA, Morgenstern LB, Fisher GG, Kabeto MU, Langa KM. Vascular health, diabetes, APOE and dementia: the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2010 Jun 24;2(3):19. 
PMID: 20576093

Melzer D, Rice N, Depledge MH, Henley WE, Galloway TS. Association between serum perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and thyroid disease in the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 May;118(5):686-92. Epub 2010 Jan 7. 
PMID: 20089479

Rice NE, Lang IA, Henley W, Melzer D. Baby boomers nearing retirement: the healthiest generation? Rejuvenation Res. 2010 Feb;13(1):105-14. 
PMID: 20230284

Dupuis J, Langenberg C, Prokopenko I, Saxena R, Soranzo N, et al. New genetic loci implicated in fasting glucose homeostasis and their impact on type 2 diabetes risk. Nat Genet. 2010 Feb;42(2):105-16. Epub 2010 Jan 17. Erratum in: Nat Genet. 2010 May;42(5):464. 
PMID: 20081858

Hubbard RE, Lang IA, Llewellyn DJ, Rockwood K. Frailty, body mass index, and abdominal obesity in older people. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2010 Apr;65(4):377-81. Epub 2009 Nov 25. 
PMID: 19942592

Dalton HR, Bendall RP, Pritchard C, Henley W, Melzer D. National mortality rates from chronic liver disease and consumption of alcohol and pig meat. Epidemiol Infect. 2010 Feb;138(2):174-82. Epub 2009 Jun 29. 
PMID: 19563698

Okura T, Plassman BL, Steffens DC, Llewellyn DJ, Potter GG, Langa KM. Prevalence of neuropsychiatric symptoms and their association with functional limitations in older adults in the United States: the aging, demographics, and memory study. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Feb;58(2):330-7. Epub 2010 Jan 26. 
PMID: 20374406

Llewellyn DJ, Langa KM, Friedland RP, Lang IA. Serum albumin concentration and cognitive impairment. Curr Alzheimer Res. 2010 Feb;7(1):91-6. 
PMID: 20205675

Melzer D, Rice NE, Lewis C, Henley WE, Galloway TS. Association of urinary bisphenol a concentration with heart disease: evidence from NHANES 2003/06. PLoS One. 2010 Jan 13;5(1):e8673. 
PMID: 20084273

2009

Richards JB, Waterworth D, O'Rahilly S, Hivert MF, Loos RJ, et al. A genome-wide association study reveals variants in ARL15 that influence adiponectin levels. PLoS Genet. 2009 Dec;5(12):e1000768. Epub 2009 Dec 11. 
PMID: 20011104

Thomas K, Rafiq S, Frayling TM, Ebrahim S, Kumari M, Gallacher J, Ferrucci L, Bandinelli S, Wallace RB, Melzer D, Martin RM, Ben-Shlomo Y. Interleukin-18 polymorphism and physical functioning in older people: a replication study and meta-analysis. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2009 Nov;64(11):1177-82. Epub 2009 Jul 24. 
PMID: 19633236

Potter GG, Plassman BL, Burke JR, Kabeto MU, Langa KM, Llewellyn DJ, Rogers MA, Steffens DC.Cognitive performance and informant reports in the diagnosis of cognitive impairment and dementia in African Americans and whites. Alzheimers Dement. 2009 Nov;5(6):445-53. 
PMID: 19896583

Kapur N, Hutchinson P, Berry E, Hawkins K, Llewellyn D, Wilson B. Executive dysfunction in a case of transoral-frontal self-inflicted gunshot injury. Brain Inj. 2009 Nov;23(12):985-9. 
PMID: 19831496

Lang IA, Hubbard RE, Andrew MK, Llewellyn DJ, Melzer D, Rockwood K. Neighborhood deprivation, individual socioeconomic status, and frailty in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Oct;57(10):1776-80. Epub 2009 Sep 15. 
PMID: 19754500

Perry JR, Ferrucci L, Bandinelli S, Guralnik J, Semba RD, et al. Circulating beta-carotene levels and type 2 diabetes-cause or effect? Diabetologia. 2009 Oct;52(10):2117-21. Epub 2009 Aug 7. 
PMID: 19662379

Rice NE, Bandinelli S, Corsi AM, Ferrucci L, Guralnik JM, Miller MA, Kumari M, Murray A, Frayling TM, Melzer D. The paraoxonase (PON1) Q192R polymorphism is not associated with poor health status or depression in the ELSA or INCHIANTI studies. Int J Epidemiol. 2009 Oct;38(5):1374-9. Epub 2009 Aug 3. 
PMID: 19651761

Cluett C, Melzer D. Human genetic variations: Beacons on the pathways to successful ageing.Mech Ageing Dev. 2009 Sep;130(9):553-63. Epub 2009 Jul 4. Review. 
PMID: 19580824

Llewellyn DJ, Langa KM, Lang IA. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration and cognitive impairment. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2009 Sep;22(3):188-95. Epub 2008 Dec 10. 
PMID: 19073839

Cluett C, McDermott MM, Guralnik J, Ferrucci L, Bandinelli S, et al. The 9p21 myocardial infarction risk allele increases risk of peripheral artery disease in older people. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2009 Aug;2(4):347-53. Epub 2009 Jun 23. 
PMID: 20031606

Murray A, Cluett C, Bandinelli S, Corsi AM, Ferrucci L, Guralnik J, Singleton A, Frayling T, Melzer D.Common lipid-altering gene variants are associated with therapeutic intervention thresholds of lipid levels in older people. Eur Heart J. 2009 Jul;30(14):1711-9. Epub 2009 May 12. 
PMID: 19435741

Llewellyn DJ, Matthews FE. Increasing levels of semantic verbal fluency in elderly English adults.Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn. 2009 Jul;16(4):433-45. Epub 2009 Mar 25. 
PMID: 19319746

Langa KM, Llewellyn DJ, Lang IA, Weir DR, Wallace RB, Kabeto MU, Huppert FA. Cognitive health among older adults in the United States and in England. BMC Geriatr. 2009 Jun 25;9:23. 
PMID: 19555494

Lang IA, Melzer D. Moderate alcohol consumption in later life: time for a trial? J Am Geriatr Soc. 2009 Jun;57(6):1110-2. 
PMID: 19490244

Rogers MA, Plassman BL, Kabeto M, Fisher GG, McArdle JJ, Llewellyn DJ, Potter GG, Langa KM.Parental education and late-life dementia in the United States. J Geriatr Psychiatry Neurol. 2009 Mar;22(1):71-80. Epub 2008 Dec 10. 
PMID: 19073840

Llewellyn DJ, Lang IA, Langa KM, Naughton F, Matthews FE. Exposure to secondhand smoke and cognitive impairment in non-smokers: national cross sectional study with cotinine measurement.BMJ. 2009 Feb 12;338:b462. doi: 10.1136/bmj.b462. 
PMID: 19213767

Ferrucci L, Perry JR, Matteini A, Perola M, Tanaka T, et al. Common variation in the beta-carotene 15,15'-monooxygenase 1 gene affects circulating levels of carotenoids: a genome-wide association study. Am J Hum Genet. 2009 Feb;84(2):123-33. Epub 2009 Jan 29. 
PMID: 19185284

Parahyba MI, Stevens K, Henley W, Lang IA, Melzer D. Reductions in disability prevalence among the highest income groups of older Brazilians. Am J Public Health. 2009 Jan;99(1):81-6. Epub 2008 Nov 13. 
PMID: 19008509

Lang IA, Scarlett A, Guralnik JM, Depledge MH, Melzer D, Galloway TS. Age-related impairments of mobility associated with cobalt and other heavy metals: data from NHANES 1999-2004. J Toxicol Environ Health A. 2009;72(6):402-9. 
PMID: 19199147

2008

Rafiq S, Melzer D, Weedon MN, Lango H, Saxena R, et al. Gene variants influencing measures of inflammation or predisposing to autoimmune and inflammatory diseases are not associated with the risk of type 2 diabetes. Diabetologia. 2008 Dec;51(12):2205-13. Epub 2008 Oct 14. 
PMID: 18853133

Lang IA, Gibbs SJ, Steel N, Melzer D. Neighbourhood deprivation and dental service use: a cross-sectional analysis of older people in England. J Public Health (Oxf). 2008 Dec;30(4):472-8. Epub 2008 Jun 27. 
PMID: 18587145

Llewellyn DJ, Lang IA, Langa KM, Huppert FA. Cognitive function and psychological well-being: findings from a population-based cohort. Age Ageing. 2008 Nov;37(6):685-9. Epub 2008 Oct 13. 
PMID: 18852289

Yuan X, Waterworth D, Perry JR, Lim N, Song K, et al. Population-based genome-wide association studies reveal six loci influencing plasma levels of liver enzymes. Am J Hum Genet. 2008 Oct;83(4):520-8. 
PMID: 18940312

Rice NE, Patel BD, Lang IA, Kumari M, Frayling TM, Murray A, Melzer D. Filaggrin gene mutations are associated with asthma and eczema in later life. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2008 Oct;122(4):834-6. Epub 2008 Aug 29. 
PMID: 18760831

Lang IA, Galloway TS, Scarlett A, Henley WE, Depledge M, Wallace RB, Melzer D. Association of urinary bisphenol A concentration with medical disorders and laboratory abnormalities in adults.JAMA. 2008 Sep 17;300(11):1303-10. Epub 2008 Sep 16. 
PMID: 18799442

Steel N, Bachmann M, Maisey S, Shekelle P, Breeze E, Marmot M, Melzer D. Self reported receipt of care consistent with 32 quality indicators: national population survey of adults aged 50 or more in England. BMJ. 2008 Aug 13;337:a957. doi: 10.1136/bmj.a957. 
PMID: 18703659

Lang IA, Llewellyn DJ, Alexander K, Melzer D. Obesity, physical function, and mortality in older adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Aug;56(8):1474-8. Epub 2008 Jul 24. 
PMID: 18662211

Panicker V, Cluett C, Shields B, Murray A, Parnell KS, et al. A common variation in deiodinase 1 gene DIO1 is associated with the relative levels of free thyroxine and triiodothyronine. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2008 Aug;93(8):3075-81. Epub 2008 May 20. 
PMID: 18492748

Lang IA, Llewellyn DJ, Langa KM, Wallace RB, Melzer D. Neighbourhood deprivation and incident mobility disability in older adults. Age Ageing. 2008 Jul;37(4):403-10. Epub 2008 May 16. 
PMID: 18487260

Steel N, Clark A, Lang IA, Wallace RB, Melzer D. Racial disparities in receipt of hip and knee joint replacements are not explained by need: the Health and Retirement Study 1998-2004. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2008 Jun;63(6):629-34. 
PMID: 18559639

Melzer D, Perry JR, Hernandez D, Corsi AM, Stevens K, et al. A genome-wide association study identifies protein quantitative trait loci (pQTLs). PLoS Genet. 2008 May 9;4(5):e1000072. 
PMID: 18464913

Freathy RM, Timpson NJ, Lawlor DA, Pouta A, Ben-Shlomo Y, et al. Common variation in the FTO gene alters diabetes-related metabolic traits to the extent expected given its effect on BMI.Diabetes. 2008 May;57(5):1419-26. Epub 2008 Mar 17. 
PMID: 18346983

Stevens KN, Lang IA, Guralnik JM, Melzer D. Epidemiology of balance and dizziness in a national population: findings from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Age Ageing. 2008 May;37(3):300-5. Epub 2008 Feb 12. Erratum in: Age Ageing. 2009 Jan;38(1):134. Age Ageing. 2008 Sep;37(5):610. 
PMID: 18270246

Llewellyn DJ, Naughton F. Antipsychotic-induced weight gain in patients with schizophrenia. JAMA. 2008 Apr 23;299(16):1898-9; author reply 1899-900. 
PMID: 18430905

Llewellyn DJ, Lang IA, Xie J, Huppert FA, Melzer D, Langa KM. Framingham Stroke Risk Profile and poor cognitive function: a population-based study. BMC Neurol. 2008 Apr 22;8:12. 
PMID: 18430227

Melzer D. Genetic polymorphisms and human aging: association studies deliver. Rejuvenation Res. 2008 Apr;11(2):523-6. 
PMID: 18341427

Melzer D, Hogarth S, Liddell K, Ling T, Sanderson S, Zimmern RL. Genetic tests for common diseases: new insights, old concerns. BMJ. 2008 Mar 15;336(7644):590-3. 
PMID: 18340074

Lang IA, Llewellyn DJ, Langa KM, Wallace RB, Huppert FA, Melzer D. Neighborhood deprivation, individual socioeconomic status, and cognitive function in older people: analyses from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing.  J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008 Feb;56(2):191-8. Epub 2007 Dec 24. 
PMID: 18179489

Hogarth S, Javitt G, Melzer D. The current landscape for direct-to-consumer genetic testing: legal, ethical, and policy issues. Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet. 2008;9:161-82. 
PMID: 18767961

Llewellyn DJ. The psychology of risk taking: toward the integration of psychometric and neuropsychological paradigms. Am J Psychol. 2008 Fall;121(3):363-76. Review. 
PMID: 18792715

2007

Lang IA, Guralnik JM, Melzer D. Physical activity in middle-aged adults reduces risks of functional impairment independent of its effect on weight. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Nov;55(11):1836-41. 
PMID: 17979901

Lang IA, Rice NE, Wallace RB, Guralnik JM, Melzer D. Smoking cessation and transition into retirement: analyses from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Age Ageing. 2007 Nov;36(6):638-43. Epub 2007 Sep 28. 
PMID: 17906305

Rafiq S, Frayling TM, Murray A, Hurst A, Stevens K, Weedon MN, Henley W, Ferrucci L, Bandinelli S, Corsi AM, Guralnik JM, Melzer D. A common variant of the interleukin 6 receptor (IL-6r) gene increases IL-6r and IL-6 levels, without other inflammatory effects. Genes Immun. 2007 Oct;8(7):552-9. Epub 2007 Aug 2. 
PMID: 17671508

Lang I, Gardener E, Huppert FA, Melzer D. Was John Reid right? Smoking, class, and pleasure: a population-based cohort study in England. Public Health. 2007 Jul;121(7):518-24. Epub 2007 Mar 2.
PMID: 17337283

Rafiq S, Stevens K, Hurst AJ, Murray A, Henley W, Weedon MN, Bandinelli S, Corsi AM, Guralnik JM, Ferruci L, Melzer D, Frayling TM. Common genetic variation in the gene encoding interleukin-1-receptor antagonist (IL-1RA) is associated with altered circulating IL-1RA levels. Genes Immun. 2007 Jun;8(4):344-51. Epub 2007 Apr 19.
PMID: 17443229

Melzer D, Frayling TM, Murray A, Hurst AJ, Harries LW, et al. A common variant of the p16(INK4a) genetic region is associated with physical function in older people. Mech Ageing Dev. 2007 May-Jun;128(5-6):370-7. Epub 2007 Mar 27. 
PMID: 17459456

Frayling TM, Timpson NJ, Weedon MN, Zeggini E, Freathy RM, et al. A common variant in the FTO gene is associated with body mass index and predisposes to childhood and adult obesity.Science. 2007 May 11;316(5826):889-94. Epub 2007 Apr 12. 
PMID: 17434869

Lang I, Wallace RB, Huppert FA, Melzer D. Moderate alcohol consumption in older adults is associated with better cognition and well-being than abstinence. Age Ageing. 2007 May;36(3):256-61. Epub 2007 Mar 12. 
PMID: 17353234

Jagger C, Matthews R, Melzer D, Matthews F, Brayne C; MRC CFAS. Educational differences in the dynamics of disability incidence, recovery and mortality: Findings from the MRC Cognitive Function and Ageing Study (MRC CFAS). Int J Epidemiol. 2007 Apr;36(2):358-65. Epub 2007 Jan 25. 
PMID: 17255347

Melzer D, Hurst AJ, Frayling T. Genetic variation and human aging: progress and prospects. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007 Mar;62(3):301-7. 
PMID: 17389728

Frayling TM, Rafiq S, Murray A, Hurst AJ, Weedon MN, Henley W, Bandinelli S, Corsi AM, Ferrucci L, Guralnik JM, Wallace RB, Melzer D. An interleukin-18 polymorphism is associated with reduced serum concentrations and better physical functioning in older people. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2007 Jan;62(1):73-8. 
PMID: 17301041

Lang I, Guralnik J, Wallace RB, Melzer D. What level of alcohol consumption is hazardous for older people? Functioning and mortality in U.S. and English national cohorts. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Jan;55(1):49-57. 
PMID: 17233685

Hogarth S, Liddell K, Ling T, Sanderson S, Zimmern R, Melzer D. Closing the gaps--enhancing the regulation of genetic tests using responsive regulation. Food Drug Law J. 2007;62(4):831-48. 
PMID: 18557232

2006

Melzer D, Murray A, Hurst AJ, Weedon MN, Bandinelli S, Corsi AM, Ferrucci L, Paolisso G, Guralnik JM, Frayling TM. Effects of the diabetes linked TCF7L2 polymorphism in a representative older population. BMC Med. 2006 Dec 20;4:34. 
PMID: 17181866

Weedon MN, Clark VJ, Qian Y, Ben-Shlomo Y, Timpson N, et al. A common haplotype of the glucokinase gene alters fasting glucose and birth weight: association in six studies and population-genetics analyses. Am J Hum Genet. 2006 Dec;79(6):991-1001. Epub 2006 Oct 6. 
PMID: 17186458

Steel N, Melzer D, Gardener E, McWilliams B. Need for and receipt of hip and knee replacement--a national population survey. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2006 Nov;45(11):1437-41. Epub 2006 Apr 21. 
PMID: 16632479

Gardener EA, Huppert FA, Guralnik JM, Melzer D. Middle-aged and mobility-limited: prevalence of disability and symptom attributions in a national survey. J Gen Intern Med. 2006 Oct;21(10):1091-6. 
PMID: 16970558

Villamil E, Huppert FA, Melzer D. Low prevalence of depression and anxiety is linked to statutory retirement ages rather than personal work exit: a national survey. Psychol Med. 2006 Jul;36(7):999-1009. Epub 2006 May 2. 
PMID: 16650345

Gill SC, Butterworth P, Rodgers B, Anstey KJ, Villamil E, Melzer D. Mental health and the timing of men's retirement. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2006 Jul;41(7):515-22. Epub 2006 Apr 13. 
PMID: 16614785

Freathy RM, Weedon MN, Melzer D, Shields B, Hitman GA, Walker M, McCarthy MI, Hattersley AT, Frayling TM. The functional "KL-VS" variant of KLOTHO is not associated with type 2 diabetes in 5028 UK Caucasians. BMC Med Genet. 2006 Jun 5;7:51. 
PMID: 16753056

Butterworth P, Gill SC, Rodgers B, Anstey KJ, Villamil E, Melzer D. Retirement and mental health: analysis of the Australian national survey of mental health and well-being. Soc Sci Med. 2006 Mar;62(5):1179-91. Epub 2005 Sep 19. 
PMID: 16171915

Angleman SB, Harris TB, Melzer D. The role of waist circumference in predicting disability in periretirement age adults. Int J Obes (Lond). 2006 Feb;30(2):364-73. 
PMID: 16231023

2005

Melzer D, Gardener E, Guralnik JM. Mobility disability in the middle-aged: cross-sectional associations in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Age Ageing. 2005 Nov;34(6):594-602. 
PMID: 16267185

Melzer D, Dik MG, van Kamp GJ, Jonker C, Deeg DJ. The apolipoprotein E e4 polymorphism is strongly associated with poor mobility performance test results but not self-reported limitation in older people. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2005 Oct;60(10):1319-23. 
PMID: 16282567

Fryers T, Melzer D, Jenkins R, Brugha T. The distribution of the common mental disorders: social inequalities in Europe. Clin Pract Epidemiol Ment Health. 2005 Sep 5;1:14. 
PMID: 16143042

Hein E, Albrecht A, Melzer D, Steinhöfel K, Rogalla P, Hamm B, Taupitz M. Computer-assisted diagnosis of focal liver lesions on CT images evaluation of the Perceptron algorithm. Acad Radiol. 2005 Sep;12(9):1205-10. 
PMID: 16112516

Parahyba MI, Veras R, Melzer D. Disability among elderly women in Brazil. Rev Saude Publica. 2005 Jun;39(3):383-90. Epub 2005 Jun 30. Portuguese. 
PMID: 15997313

Brugha T, Singleton N, Meltzer H, Bebbington P, Farrell M, Jenkins R, Coid J, Fryers T, Melzer D, Lewis G. Psychosis in the community and in prisons: a report from the British National Survey of psychiatric morbidity. Am J Psychiatry. 2005 Apr;162(4):774-80. 
PMID: 15800152

Buxton JW, Singleton N, Melzer D. The mental health of early retirees-- national interview survey in Britain. Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol. 2005 Feb;40(2):99-105. 
PMID: 15685400

Melzer D, Raven A, Ling T, Detmer D, Zimmern R. Pharmacogenetics: policy needs for personal prescribing. J Health Serv Res Policy. 2005 Jan;10(1):40-4. 
PMID: 15667703