Gesina Koeppen-Schomerus

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A genetic analysis of weight and overweight in 4-year-old twin pairs
    G Koeppen-Schomerus
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 113 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:838-44. 2001
  2. pmc Genes and environment in asthma: a study of 4 year old twins
    G Koeppen-Schomerus
    Centre for Research into Social Developmental and Genetic Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, 113 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Arch Dis Child 85:398-400. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Twins and non-twin siblings: different estimates of shared environmental influence in early childhood
    Gesina Koeppen-Schomerus
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, PO80, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Twin Res 6:97-105. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint The structure of language abilities at 4 years: a twin study
    Essi Colledge
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Center, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    Dev Psychol 38:749-57. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Heritability of symptom domains in otitis media: a longitudinal study of 1,373 twin pairs
    Maroeska Rovers
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research, University Park, Nottingham, England
    Am J Epidemiol 155:958-64. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Yoruba customs and beliefs pertaining to twins
    Fernand Leroy
    Overijse, Belgium
    Twin Res 5:132-6. 2002

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint A genetic analysis of weight and overweight in 4-year-old twin pairs
    G Koeppen-Schomerus
    Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, 113 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:838-44. 2001
    ..We tested the hypothesis that, in early childhood, overweight is as heritable as weight and that weight and overweight are linked genetically...
  2. pmc Genes and environment in asthma: a study of 4 year old twins
    G Koeppen-Schomerus
    Centre for Research into Social Developmental and Genetic Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College, 113 Denmark Hill, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Arch Dis Child 85:398-400. 2001
    ..Although the genetic and environmental factors of asthma have been investigated in adolescence and adulthood, no previous studies have focused on the early development of asthma...
  3. ncbi request reprint Twins and non-twin siblings: different estimates of shared environmental influence in early childhood
    Gesina Koeppen-Schomerus
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King s College London, PO80, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom
    Twin Res 6:97-105. 2003
    ..Although many possibilities exist for explaining the special shared environment effect for twins, we suggest that cognitive-relevant experiences that are not shared by siblings are shared by twins because they are exactly the same age...
  4. ncbi request reprint The structure of language abilities at 4 years: a twin study
    Essi Colledge
    Social, Genetic, and Developmental Psychiatry Research Center, Institute of Psychiatry, London, England
    Dev Psychol 38:749-57. 2002
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  5. ncbi request reprint Heritability of symptom domains in otitis media: a longitudinal study of 1,373 twin pairs
    Maroeska Rovers
    MRC Institute of Hearing Research, University Park, Nottingham, England
    Am J Epidemiol 155:958-64. 2002
    ..72 heritability and 0.10 shared environment). The strong genetic component, which this study confirms, is not unitary but distributes differently across the phenotypic aspects of otitis media and probably across pathogenetic stage...
  6. ncbi request reprint Yoruba customs and beliefs pertaining to twins
    Fernand Leroy
    Overijse, Belgium
    Twin Res 5:132-6. 2002
    ..Basic features of the original Yoruba beliefs have found their way into the religious traditions of descendants of African slaves imported in the West Indies and in South America...