Alexander F. Wilson, Ph.D.

Co-Chief & Senior Investigator, Inherited Disease Research Branch
Head, Genometrics Section

Selected Publications

Wilson A.F., Elston R.C., Sellers T.A., Bailey-Wilson J.E., Gersting J.M., Deen D.K., Sorant A.J.M., Tran L.D., Amos C.I., Siervogel R.M.. Stepwise oligogenic segregation and linkage analysis illustrated with dopamine-beta-hydroxylase activity. Am J Med Genet, 35:425-432. 1990. [PubMed]

Wilson A.F., Elston R.C., Tran L.D, Siervogel R.M. Use of the robust sib-pair method to screen for single-locus, multiple-locus, and pleiotropic effects: application to traits related to hypertension. Am J Hum Genet, 48:862-872. 1991. [PubMed]

Pugh, E.W., Mandal, D.M., Wilson, A.F. A graphical approach for presenting linkage results from a genomic screen. Genet Epidemiol, 12(6):807-812. 1995. [PubMed]

Miller, N.H., Justice, C.M., Marosy, B., Doheny, K.F., Pugh, E., Zhang, J., Wilson, A.F. Identification of candidate regions in familial idiopathic scoliosis. Spine 30(10):1181-1187. 2005. [PubMed]

McMahon, F.J., Buervenich, S., Charney, D., Lipsky, R., Rush, A.J., Wilson, A.F., Sorant AJM, Papanicolaou GJ, Laje G, Fava M, Trivedi M, Wisniewski S, Manji H. Variation in the gene encoding the serotonin 2A receptor is associated with outcome of citalopram treatment: Results from the STAR*D trial. Am J Hum Genet, 78(5):804-814. 2006. [PubMed]

Miller, N.H., Marosy, B., Justice, C.M., Novak, S.M., Tang, E.Y., Boyce, P., Pettengil, J., Doheny, K.F., Pugh, E.W., Wilson, A.F. Linkage analysis of genetic loci for kyphoscoliosis on chromosomes 5p13, 13q13.3 and 13q32. Am J Med Genet, 140A(10):1059-1068. 2006. [PubMed]

Faraday, N., Yanek, L.R., Mathias, R., Herrera-Galeano, J.E., Vaidya, D., Moy, T.F., Fallin, M.D., Wilson, A.F., Bray, P.F., Becker, L.C., Becker, D.M.. Heritability of platelet responsiveness to aspirin in activation pathways directly and indirectly related to cyclooxygenase-1. Circulation, 115(19):2490-2496. 2007. [PubMed]

Roy-Gagnon, M-H., Mathias, R.A., Fallin, M.D., Jee, S.H., Broman, K.W., Wilson, A.F. An extension of the regression of Offspring on Mid-Parent method to test for association and estimate locus-specific heritability: The revised ROMP method. Ann Hum Genet, 72:115-25. 2008. [PubMed]

Herrera-Galeano JE, Becker DM, Wilson AF, Yanek LR, Bray P, Vaidya D, Faraday N, Becker LC. A novel variant in the platelet endothelial aggregation receptor-1 gene is associated with increased platelet aggregability. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol, 28:1484-90. 2008. [PubMed]

Biesecker LG, Mullikin JC, Facio FM, Turner C, Cherukuri PF, Blakesley RW, Bouffard GG, Chines PS, Cruz P, Hansen NF, Teer JK, Maskeri B, Young AC, Manolio TA, Wilson AF, Finkel T, Hwang P, Arai A, Remaley AT, Sachdev V, Shamburek R, Cannon RO, Green ED, NISC Comparative Sequencing Program. The ClinSeq Project: Piloting large-scale genome sequencing for research in genomic medicine. Genome Res. 19(9):1665-1674. 2009. [PubMed]

Sung H, Kim Y, Cai J, Cropp CD, Simpson CL, Li Q, Perry BC, Sorant AJM, Bailey-Wilson JE, Wilson AF. Comparison of results from tests of association in unrelated individuals with uncollapsed and collapsed sequence variants using tiled regression. BMC Proc, 5(Suppl 9): S15. 2011.

Wilson AF, Blangero J, Ziegler A. Lessons learned from Genetic Analysis Workshop 17: Transitioning from genome-wide associations studies to whole-genome statistical genetic analysis. Genet Epidemiol, 35(Suppl 8):S107-14. 2011.[PubMed]

Bailey-Wilson, Wilson AF. Linkage analysis in the next generation sequencing era. Hum Hered, 72(4):228-36. 2011.[PubMed]

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