Blanca M Herrera

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc The genetics of obesity
    Blanca M Herrera
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7BN, UK
    Curr Diab Rep 10:498-505. 2010
  2. pmc Methylation of class II transactivator gene promoter IV is not associated with susceptibility to multiple sclerosis
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7BN, UK
    BMC Med Genet 9:63. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Parent-of-origin effects at the major histocompatibility complex in multiple sclerosis
    Michael J Chao
    Department of Clinical Neurology, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Hum Mol Genet 19:3679-89. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Epigenetics in multiple sclerosis susceptibility: difference in transgenerational risk localizes to the major histocompatibility complex
    Michael J Chao
    Department of Clinical Neurology, Level 3 West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7BN, UK
    Hum Mol Genet 18:261-6. 2009
  5. pmc Expression of the multiple sclerosis-associated MHC class II Allele HLA-DRB1*1501 is regulated by vitamin D
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000369. 2009
  6. doi request reprint No effect of birth weight on the risk of multiple sclerosis. A population-based study
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Neuroepidemiology 31:181-4. 2008
  7. pmc Genetics and epigenetics of obesity
    Blanca M Herrera
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Maturitas 69:41-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Analysis of 45 candidate genes for disease modifying activity in multiple sclerosis
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Dept of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, Level 3, West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU, UK
    J Neurol 255:1215-9. 2008
  9. pmc MicroRNA expression in abdominal and gluteal adipose tissue is associated with mRNA expression levels and partly genetically driven
    Mattias Rantalainen
    Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e27338. 2011
  10. pmc Genome-wide association scan meta-analysis identifies three Loci influencing adiposity and fat distribution
    Cecilia M Lindgren
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000508. 2009

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Publications10

  1. pmc The genetics of obesity
    Blanca M Herrera
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Oxford, OX3 7BN, UK
    Curr Diab Rep 10:498-505. 2010
    ..Although the proportion of heritability explained by these genes is small, their detection heralds a new phase in understanding the etiology of common obesity...
  2. pmc Methylation of class II transactivator gene promoter IV is not associated with susceptibility to multiple sclerosis
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Roosevelt Drive, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7BN, UK
    BMC Med Genet 9:63. 2008
    ..In this study we sought to assess whether or not methylation of the MHC2TA promoter pIV could contribute to MS disease aetiology...
  3. doi request reprint Parent-of-origin effects at the major histocompatibility complex in multiple sclerosis
    Michael J Chao
    Department of Clinical Neurology, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Hum Mol Genet 19:3679-89. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Epigenetics in multiple sclerosis susceptibility: difference in transgenerational risk localizes to the major histocompatibility complex
    Michael J Chao
    Department of Clinical Neurology, Level 3 West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 7BN, UK
    Hum Mol Genet 18:261-6. 2009
    ..The comparison of transmission of the same allele in vertically affected pedigrees (AUNN) to collinear sibling pairs (ASP) may provide a useful screen for putative epigenetic marks...
  5. pmc Expression of the multiple sclerosis-associated MHC class II Allele HLA-DRB1*1501 is regulated by vitamin D
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000369. 2009
    ..These findings support a connection between the main epidemiological and genetic features of this disease with major practical implications for studies of disease mechanism and prevention...
  6. doi request reprint No effect of birth weight on the risk of multiple sclerosis. A population-based study
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Neuroepidemiology 31:181-4. 2008
    ..In a population-based Canadian cohort, we investigated whether there is any difference in birth weight for MS index cases compared to spousal controls...
  7. pmc Genetics and epigenetics of obesity
    Blanca M Herrera
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    Maturitas 69:41-9. 2011
    ..Only a comprehensive understanding of the underlying genetic and epigenetic mechanisms, and the metabolic processes they govern, will allow us to manage, and eventually prevent, obesity...
  8. doi request reprint Analysis of 45 candidate genes for disease modifying activity in multiple sclerosis
    Sreeram V Ramagopalan
    Dept of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford, Level 3, West Wing, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, OX3 9DU, UK
    J Neurol 255:1215-9. 2008
    ....
  9. pmc MicroRNA expression in abdominal and gluteal adipose tissue is associated with mRNA expression levels and partly genetically driven
    Mattias Rantalainen
    Department of Statistics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e27338. 2011
    ....
  10. pmc Genome-wide association scan meta-analysis identifies three Loci influencing adiposity and fat distribution
    Cecilia M Lindgren
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000508. 2009
    ..By focusing on anthropometric measures of central obesity and fat distribution, we have identified three loci implicated in the regulation of human adiposity...