Rotimi Publications

National Human Genome Research Institute

National Institutes of Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Charles N. Rotimi, Ph.D.

Director, Center for Research on Genomics and Global Health
Senior Investigator, Inherited Disease Research Branch

Selected Publications

Rotimi CN, Comuzzie AG, Lowe WL, Luke A, Blangero J, Cooper RS. The quantitative trait locus on chromosome 2 for serum leptin levels is confirmed in African-Americans. Diabetes, 48:643-644. 1999. [PubMed]

Gabriel SB, Schaffner SF, Nguyen H, Moore JM, Roy J, Blumenstiel B, Higgins J, DeFelice M, Lochner A, Faggart M, Liu-Cordero SN, Rotimi C, Adeyemo A, Cooper R, Ward R, Lander ES, Daly MJ, Altshuler D. The structure of haplotype blocks in the human genome. Science, 296:2225-2229. 2002. [PubMed]

Rotimi CN, Chen G, Adeyemo AA, Furbert-Harris P, Parish-Gause D, Zhou J, Berg K, Adegoke O, Amoah A, Owusu S, Acheampong J, Agyenim-Boateng K, Eghan BA Jr, Oli J, Okafor G, Ofoegbu E, Osotimehin B, Abbiyesuku F, Johnson T, Rufus T, Fasanmade O, Kittles R, Daniel H, Chen Y, Dunston G, Collina FS; the Africa America Diabetes Mellitus Study. A genome-wide search for type 2 diabetes susceptibility genes in West Africans: the Africa America Diabetes Mellitus (AADM) Study. Diabetes, 53:838-841. 2004. [PubMed]

Rotimi CN. Are medical and nonmedical uses of large-scale genomic markers conflating genetics and 'race'? Nat Genet, 36 Suppl:S43-47. 2004. [PubMed]

Rotimi CN. Inauguration of the African Society of Human Genetics. Nat Genet, 36:544. 2004. [PubMed]

Yuan A, Chen G, Rotimi C, Bonney GE. A statistical framework for haplotype blocks inference. J Bioinform Comput Biol. 3:1021-1038, 2005. [PubMed]

Rotimi CN, Chen G, Adeyemo AA, Jones LS, Agyenim-Boateng K, Eghan BA Jr, Zhou J, Doutamey A, Lashley K, Huang H, Fasanmade O, Akinsola FB, Ezepue F, Amoah A, Akafo S, Chen Y, Oli J, Johnson T. Genome wide scan and fine mapping for quantitative trait loci for intraocular pressure on 5q and 14q in West Africans. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 47:3262-3267. 2006. [PubMed]

Helgason A, Palsson S, Thorleifsson G, Grant SF, Emilsson V, Gunnarsdottir S, Adeyemo A, Chen Y, Chen G, Reynisdottir I, Benediktsson R, Hinney A, Hansen T, Andersen G, Borch-Johnsen K, Jorgensen T, Schafer H, Faruque M, Doumatey A, Zhou J, Wilensky RL, Reilly MP, Rader DJ, Bagger Y, Christiansen C, Sigurdsson G, Hebebrand J, Pedersen O, Thorsteinsdottir U, Gulcher JR, Kong A, Rotimi C, Stefansson K. Refining the impact of TCF7L2 gene variants on type 2 diabetes and adaptive evolution. Nat Genet, 39:218-225. 2007. [PubMed]

Steinthorsdottir V, Thorleifsson G, Reynisdottir I, Benediktsson R, Jonsdottir T, Walters GB, Styrkarsdottir U, Gretarsdottir S, Emilsson V, Ghosh S, Baker A, Snorradottir S, Bjarnson H, Ng MC, Hansen T, Bagger Y, Wilensky RL, Reilly MP, Adeyemo A, Chen Y, Zhou J, Gudnason V, Chen G, Huang H, Lashley K, Doumatey A, So WY, Ma RC, Andersen G, Borch-Johansen K, van Vliet-Ostaptchouk JV, Hofker MH, Wijmenga C, Christiansen C, Rader DJ, Rotimi C, Gurney M, Chan JC, Pedersen O, Sigurdsson G, Gulcher JR, Thorsteinsdottir U, Kong A, Stefansson K. A variant in the CDKAL1 gene influences insulin response and the risk of type 2 diabetes. Nat Genet, 39:770-775. 2007. [PubMed]

International HapMap Consortium. A second generation human haplotype map of over 3.1 million SNPs. Nature, 449:851-861. 2007. [PubMed]

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