Jennifer R Harris

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian Institute of Public Health
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on dimensional representations of DSM-IV cluster C personality disorders: a population-based multivariate twin study
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Med 37:645-53. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of anxiety and depression in young adults: genetic and environmental influences on stability and change
    Ragnhild B Nes
    Division of Mental Health, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:450-61. 2007
  3. pmc Quantifying the use of bioresources for promoting their sharing in scientific research
    Laurence Mabile
    Épidémiologie et Analyses en Santé Publique, Faculte de Medecine, UMR1027 INSERM Université de Toulouse III, 37 Allees Jules Guesde, Toulouse Cedex 7, F 31073, France
    Gigascience 2:7. 2013
  4. pmc Limitations and possibilities of low cell number ChIP-seq
    Gregor D Gilfillan
    Department of Medical Genetics, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    BMC Genomics 13:645. 2012
  5. pmc Toward a roadmap in global biobanking for health
    Jennifer R Harris
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:1105-11. 2012
  6. pmc Towards a data sharing Code of Conduct for international genomic research
    Bartha Maria Knoppers
    Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, 740 Dr Penfield Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A4, Canada
    Genome Med 3:46. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetics, social behaviors, social environments and aging
    Jennifer R Harris
    The Behavioral and Social Research Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:235-40. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The Norwegian Institute of Public Health twin program of research: an update
    Jennifer R Harris
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:858-64. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Research on environmental effects in genetic studies of aging: introduction
    Jennifer R Harris
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:5-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues and GenomEUtwin
    Jennifer R Harris
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Genes and Environment, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res 6:455-63. 2003

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on dimensional representations of DSM-IV cluster C personality disorders: a population-based multivariate twin study
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Med 37:645-53. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of anxiety and depression in young adults: genetic and environmental influences on stability and change
    Ragnhild B Nes
    Division of Mental Health, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:450-61. 2007
    ..The results provide strong evidence for the temporal stability of genetic risk factors for symptoms of anxiety and depression in young adults, and substantial sex-specific influences on heritability, stability and change...
  3. pmc Quantifying the use of bioresources for promoting their sharing in scientific research
    Laurence Mabile
    Épidémiologie et Analyses en Santé Publique, Faculte de Medecine, UMR1027 INSERM Université de Toulouse III, 37 Allees Jules Guesde, Toulouse Cedex 7, F 31073, France
    Gigascience 2:7. 2013
    ..This work allows us to propose a framework and foundations for the operational development of BRIF that still requires input from stakeholders within the biomedical community...
  4. pmc Limitations and possibilities of low cell number ChIP-seq
    Gregor D Gilfillan
    Department of Medical Genetics, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
    BMC Genomics 13:645. 2012
    ..Using a ChIP-seq protocol optimised for low cell numbers (down to 100,000 cells/IP), we examined the performance of the ChIP-seq technique on a series of decreasing cell numbers...
  5. pmc Toward a roadmap in global biobanking for health
    Jennifer R Harris
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Hum Genet 20:1105-11. 2012
    ..A common vision is required and we articulate the essential basis of such a vision herein...
  6. pmc Towards a data sharing Code of Conduct for international genomic research
    Bartha Maria Knoppers
    Department of Human Genetics, McGill University, 740 Dr Penfield Avenue, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A4, Canada
    Genome Med 3:46. 2011
    ..We propose seven different principles and a preliminary international data sharing Code of Conduct for ongoing discussion...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetics, social behaviors, social environments and aging
    Jennifer R Harris
    The Behavioral and Social Research Program, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Twin Res Hum Genet 10:235-40. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The Norwegian Institute of Public Health twin program of research: an update
    Jennifer R Harris
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 9:858-64. 2006
    ..Internationally, platforms such as those developed within GenomEUtwin, for data standards and data sharing and access are greatly facilitating international collaborations in twin research...
  9. ncbi request reprint Research on environmental effects in genetic studies of aging: introduction
    Jennifer R Harris
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, PO Box 4404, Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 60:5-6. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues and GenomEUtwin
    Jennifer R Harris
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Genes and Environment, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res 6:455-63. 2003
    ..Finally, the role of empirically based ethics research is discussed for understanding the ethical, legal, social and economic implications of human genetics and genomics research...
  11. ncbi request reprint The Norwegian Institute of Public Health Twin Panel: a description of the sample and program of research
    Jennifer R Harris
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Oslo
    Twin Res 5:415-23. 2002
    ..This paper provides a brief overview of the data, sample, and the various research projects associated with this twin program of research...
  12. pmc Structure of genetic and environmental risk factors for dimensional representations of DSM-IV anxiety disorders
    Kristian Tambs
    Department of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Box 4404 Nydalen, 0403 Oslo 3, Norway
    Br J Psychiatry 195:301-7. 2009
    ..Twin data permit decomposition of comorbidity into genetically and environmentally derived correlations. No previous twin study includes all major forms of anxiety disorder...
  13. doi request reprint The Norwegian Twin Registry from a public health perspective: a research update
    Thomas S Nilsen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 16:285-95. 2013
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  14. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on the association between smoking and panic attacks in females: a population-based twin study
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Med 34:1271-7. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate a hypothesis of shared vulnerability by examining whether panic attacks and cigarette-smoking share genetic or environmental liability factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Birthweight and adult health in a population-based sample of Norwegian twins
    Andrej M Grjibovski
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:148-55. 2005
    ..655) and 85 g (p = .655) lighter than their healthy co-twins in MZ and DZ pairs respectively, although there were only 2 MZ and 2 DZ discordant pairs...
  16. ncbi request reprint Otitis media: genetic factors and sex differences
    Ellen Kvestad
    Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res 7:239-44. 2004
    ..There is no evidence that different sets of genes influence liability in males and females, but there may be sex differences in the relative importance of genetic effects...
  17. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and heritability of astigmatism in Norwegian twins: an analysis of self-reported data
    Andrej M Grjibovski
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 13:245-52. 2006
    ..To describe the occurrence and heritability of astigmatism in a population-based sample of Norwegian twins...
  18. ncbi request reprint Genetic and environmental influences on binge eating in the absence of compensatory behaviors: a population-based twin study
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Mental Health, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Eat Disord 36:307-14. 2004
    ..The current study explores the extent to which genetic and environmental factors influence liability to binge eating in the absence of compensatory behaviors (BE) in a population-based sample of twins...
  19. pmc The Norwegian Institute of Public Health twin study of mental health: examining recruitment and attrition bias
    Kristian Tambs
    The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Mental Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 12:158-68. 2009
    ..In general the results show a moderate selection towards good mental and somatic health. Attrition from Q2 to the MHS does not appear to affect twin analyses of mental health related variables...
  20. doi request reprint Mates and marriage matter: genetic and environmental influences on subjective wellbeing across marital status
    Ragnhild B Nes
    Division of Mental Health, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 13:312-21. 2010
    ..The genetic influences on SWB are thus clearly contingent on the environmental context...
  21. ncbi request reprint Subjective wellbeing and sleep problems: a bivariate twin study
    Ragnhild B Nes
    Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:440-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the results indicate considerable overlap in genetic etiology for SWB and sleep problems, for males and females alike...
  22. ncbi request reprint Resolving the genetic and environmental sources of the correlation between height and intelligence: a study of nearly 2600 Norwegian male twin pairs
    Jon Martin Sundet
    Institute of Psychology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:307-11. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint A comparison of genetic and environmental variance structures for asthma, hay fever and eczema with symptoms of the same diseases: a study of Norwegian twins
    Wenche Nystad
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Nydalen, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 34:1302-9. 2005
    ....
  24. pmc Genotype-driven recruitment: a strategy whose time has come?
    Isabelle Budin-Ljøsne
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Genes and Environment, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P, O, Box 4404, Nydalen, Oslo NO 0403, Norway
    BMC Med Genomics 6:19. 2013
    ..These individuals may or may have not participated in research before and may or may not be aware that their genetic information is available for research...
  25. pmc Bridging consent: from toll bridges to lift bridges?
    Isabelle Budin-Ljøsne
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Department of Genes and Environment, PO Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Genomics 4:69. 2011
    ..Comparative analyses of 1) current ethical and legal frameworks governing consent and 2) informed consent models found in disease-specific and population-based research were conducted...
  26. ncbi request reprint Happiness and health: environmental and genetic contributions to the relationship between subjective well-being, perceived health, and somatic illness
    Espen Røysamb
    Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    J Pers Soc Psychol 85:1136-46. 2003
    ..Results support a differentiated view of SWB-health relations, and imply that both genes and environment play important roles in the associations between well-being and health...
  27. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and medical symptoms in binge eating in the absence of compensatory behaviors
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, N 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Obes Res 12:1445-54. 2004
    ..To explore the extent to which binge eating in the absence of compensatory behaviors (BE) is associated with psychiatric and medical symptoms in men and women and to control for the independent effects of BMI...
  28. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in pain sensitivity: genetic and environmental contributions
    Christopher S Nielsen
    Division of Mental Health, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, P O Box 4404 Nydalen, NO 0403 Oslo, Norway
    Pain 136:21-9. 2008
    ..It also indicates that differences in pain scale usage account for a minor portion of the variance, providing strong support for the validity of subjective pain ratings as measures of experienced pain...
  29. ncbi request reprint Undue influence of weight on self-evaluation: a population-based twin study of gender differences
    Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud
    Division of Epidemiology, The Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Int J Eat Disord 35:123-32; discussion 133-5. 2004
    ....
  30. pmc Public health genomics: translating obesity genomics research into population health benefits
    Tanya Agurs-Collins
    Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:S85-94. 2008
    ....
  31. doi request reprint The Norwegian Twin Registry
    Thomas S Nilsen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Twin Res Hum Genet 15:775-80. 2012
    ..The value of the Norwegian twin data is greatly enhanced by the linkage opportunities offered by Norway's many nationwide registries, spanning a broad array of medical, demographic, and socioeconomic information...
  32. pmc Novel developmental analyses identify longitudinal patterns of early gut microbiota that affect infant growth
    Richard A White
    Department of Genes and Environment, Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS Comput Biol 9:e1003042. 2013
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Outcome of pregnancy among immigrant women with diabetes
    Siri Vangen
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Diabetes Care 26:327-32. 2003
    ..The women came from regions of the world with high incidence of impaired glucose tolerance and type 2 diabetes. Prevalences, secular trends, and sociodemographic risk factors of diabetes were also explored...
  34. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in heritability of BMI: a comparative study of results from twin studies in eight countries
    Karoline Schousboe
    The Danish Twin Registry, Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
    Twin Res 6:409-21. 2003
    ..Furthermore, they suggest that strategies to identify predisposing genes may benefit from taking into account potential sex specific effects...
  35. ncbi request reprint The heavier the better? Birthweight and perinatal mortality in different ethnic groups
    Siri Vangen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The National Hospital, N 0027 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 31:654-60. 2002
    ..Given the close relation between birthweight and perinatal mortality, we explored whether ethnic differences in birthweight explain ethnic differences in perinatal mortality...
  36. ncbi request reprint Genetic factors in seizures: a population-based study of 47,626 US, Norwegian and Danish twin pairs
    Marianne J Kjeldsen
    The Danish Twin Registry, Epidemiology, Institute of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:138-47. 2005
    ..This sample is likely to provide an important resource for studying the genetics of epilepsy subtypes and febrile seizures...
  37. ncbi request reprint Characterizing individual differences in heat-pain sensitivity
    Christopher S Nielsen
    Department of Psychology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1094 Blindern, NO 0317 Oslo, Norway
    Pain 119:65-74. 2005
    ..This finding underscores the importance of taking individual differences into account when performing pain studies...
  38. ncbi request reprint Heritability of adult body height: a comparative study of twin cohorts in eight countries
    Karri Silventoinen
    Department of Public Health, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Twin Res 6:399-408. 2003
    ..Our results indicate that, in general, there are only minor differences in the genetic architecture of height between affluent Caucasian populations, especially among men...
  39. pmc Combined genome scans for body stature in 6,602 European twins: evidence for common Caucasian loci
    Markus Perola
    Department of Molecular Medicine, National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland
    PLoS Genet 3:e97. 2007
    ..To facilitate the genetic studies of stature we have also set up a website that lists all stature genome scans published and their most significant loci (http://www.genomeutwin.org/stature_gene_map.htm)...