M S Sandhu

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Circulating concentrations of insulin-like growth factor-I and development of glucose intolerance: a prospective observational study
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 359:1740-5. 2002
  2. pmc Socioeconomic position and risk of short-term weight gain: prospective study of 14,619 middle-aged men and women
    Lisa R Purslow
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:112. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the prospective cohort studies on meat consumption and colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analytical approach
    M S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:439-46. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint INS VNTR class genotype and indexes of body size and obesity: population-based studies of 7,999 middle-aged men and women
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes 54:2812-5. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between insulin-like growth factor-I: insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1 ratio and metabolic and anthropometric factors in men and women
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:166-70. 2004
  6. pmc LDL-cholesterol concentrations: a genome-wide association study
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 371:483-91. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor-I and risk of type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease: molecular epidemiology
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Endocr Dev 9:44-54. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Low circulating IGF-II concentrations predict weight gain and obesity in humans
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, U K
    Diabetes 52:1403-8. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Self-reported birth weight and subsequent risk of colorectal cancer
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge CB2 2SR, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:935-8. 2002
  10. pmc Common variants in WFS1 confer risk of type 2 diabetes
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    UK Medical Research Council MRC Epidemiology Unit, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Nat Genet 39:951-3. 2007

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Circulating concentrations of insulin-like growth factor-I and development of glucose intolerance: a prospective observational study
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 359:1740-5. 2002
    ..We therefore prospectively examined the associations between circulating concentrations of IGF-I and IGFBP-1 and development of glucose tolerance...
  2. pmc Socioeconomic position and risk of short-term weight gain: prospective study of 14,619 middle-aged men and women
    Lisa R Purslow
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Cambridge, UK
    BMC Public Health 8:112. 2008
    ..The association between socioeconomic position in middle age and risk of subsequent, short-term weight gain is unknown. We therefore assessed this association in a prospective population based cohort study in Norfolk, UK...
  3. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the prospective cohort studies on meat consumption and colorectal cancer risk: a meta-analytical approach
    M S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 10:439-46. 2001
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint INS VNTR class genotype and indexes of body size and obesity: population-based studies of 7,999 middle-aged men and women
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes 54:2812-5. 2005
    ..These data suggest that INS VNTR class is not an important determinant of size and body weight regulation in middle-aged men and women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Association between insulin-like growth factor-I: insulin-like growth factor-binding protein-1 ratio and metabolic and anthropometric factors in men and women
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 13:166-70. 2004
    ....
  6. pmc LDL-cholesterol concentrations: a genome-wide association study
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Strangeways Research Laboratory, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Lancet 371:483-91. 2008
    ..We therefore did a genome-wide association study of LDL-cholesterol concentrations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Insulin-like growth factor-I and risk of type 2 diabetes and coronary heart disease: molecular epidemiology
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Endocr Dev 9:44-54. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Low circulating IGF-II concentrations predict weight gain and obesity in humans
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, U K
    Diabetes 52:1403-8. 2003
    ..006). Our data suggest that circulating IGF-II levels may play a role in body weight regulation and development of obesity in men and women with normal glucose tolerance...
  9. ncbi request reprint Self-reported birth weight and subsequent risk of colorectal cancer
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, Cambridge CB2 2SR, United Kingdom
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:935-8. 2002
    ..There is a J-shape relation between self-reported birth weight and subsequent risk of colorectal cancer. Babies born with macrosomia appear to have the greatest risk...
  10. pmc Common variants in WFS1 confer risk of type 2 diabetes
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    UK Medical Research Council MRC Epidemiology Unit, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Nat Genet 39:951-3. 2007
    ..Rare mutations in WFS1 cause Wolfram syndrome; using a gene-centric approach, we show that variation in WFS1 also predisposes to common type 2 diabetes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and family history of colorectal cancer: implications for screening
    M S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, UK
    J Med Screen 8:69-72. 2001
    ..To estimate the current prevalence of family history and associated risk of prevalent colorectal cancer among middle aged and older British adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint Insulin sensitivity and secretion in normal children related to size at birth, postnatal growth, and plasma insulin-like growth factor-I levels
    K K Ong
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Level 8, Box 116, Cambridge CB2 2QQ, UK
    Diabetologia 47:1064-70. 2004
    ..The largest variations in growth rates occur during the first postnatal years. We hypothesised that early postnatal variations in height and weight gain and IGF-I levels may be associated with risk markers for adult disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of C-reactive protein with type 2 diabetes: prospective analysis and meta-analysis
    C C Lee
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetologia 52:1040-7. 2009
    ..We examined the association between serum C-reactive protein (CRP) and incident diabetes in a prospective study, and added these data to a literature-based meta-analysis to explore potential sources of heterogeneity between studies...
  14. pmc The V103I polymorphism of the MC4R gene and obesity: population based studies and meta-analysis of 29 563 individuals
    E H Young
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1437-41. 2007
    ..Previous studies have suggested that a variant in the melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) gene is important in protecting against common obesity. Larger studies are needed, however, to confirm this relation...
  15. ncbi request reprint The ADRB3 Trp64Arg variant and BMI: a meta-analysis of 44 833 individuals
    N Kurokawa
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1240-9. 2008
    ..The association between the Trp64Arg variant in the ADRB3 and body mass index (BMI) has been widely examined, but previous studies have been small and results have been inconsistent...
  16. pmc Study of association between common variation in the insulin-like growth factor 2 gene and indices of obesity and body size in middle-aged men and women
    Barbara Heude
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge CB1 8RN, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92:2734-8. 2007
    ..Previous studies have reported that polymorphisms in IGF2 are associated with body weight and body mass index (BMI), but the results have been inconsistent...
  17. ncbi request reprint Elevated serum ferritin levels predict new-onset type 2 diabetes: results from the EPIC-Norfolk prospective study
    N G Forouhi
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Elsie Widdowson Laboratories, Fulbourn Road, Cambridge, CB1 9NL, UK
    Diabetologia 50:949-56. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between baseline body iron stores and new-onset diabetes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Serum insulin-like growth factor-I levels and potential risk of type 2 diabetes
    D B Dunger
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
    Horm Res 60:131-5. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Insulin, insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I), IGF binding proteins, their biologic interactions, and colorectal cancer
    Manjinder S Sandhu
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Natl Cancer Inst 94:972-80. 2002
    ..This new evidence for biologic interactions among insulin, IGF-I, and IGFBPs in the context of colorectal carcinogenesis provides a potential mechanism through which diet and associated factors may increase the risk of this cancer...
  20. ncbi request reprint No association between the BDNF Val66Met polymorphism and mood status in a non-clinical community sample of 7389 older adults
    Paul G Surtees
    Strangeways Research Laboratory and University of Cambridge, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    J Psychiatr Res 41:404-9. 2007
    ..A total of 1214 (16.4%) participants reported lifetime MDD and 355 (4.8%) reported lifetime GAD. In this population based study we found no evidence to support an association between the BDNF gene Val66Met polymorphism and mood status...
  21. pmc The association between the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma2 (PPARG2) Pro12Ala gene variant and type 2 diabetes mellitus: a HuGE review and meta-analysis
    Hebe N Gouda
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University ofCambridge, Cambridge CB2 0SR, UK
    Am J Epidemiol 171:645-55. 2010
    ..Work on PPARG Pro12Ala should now focus on the observed heterogeneity in the magnitude of the association between populations. Further investigations into gene-gene and gene-environment interactions may prove enlightening...
  22. pmc Triglyceride-mediated pathways and coronary disease: collaborative analysis of 101 studies
    Nadeem Sarwar
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Wort s Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Lancet 375:1634-9. 2010
    ..Whether triglyceride-mediated pathways are causally relevant to coronary heart disease is uncertain. We studied a genetic variant that regulates triglyceride concentration to help judge likelihood of causality...
  23. pmc Telomere length in prospective and retrospective cancer case-control studies
    Karen A Pooley
    Cancer Research UK Genetic Epidemiology Unit, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Li Ka Shing Centre, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Cancer Res 70:3170-6. 2010
    ..This suggests that telomere shortening largely occurs after diagnosis, and therefore, might not be of value in cancer prediction...
  24. pmc Somatically acquired hypomethylation of IGF2 in breast and colorectal cancer
    Yoko Ito
    Department of Oncology, University of Cambridge, CRUK Cambridge Research Institute, Li Ka Shing Centre, Robinson Way, Cambridge CB2 0RE, UK
    Hum Mol Genet 17:2633-43. 2008
    ..These results indicate that IGF2 DMR0 hypomethylation has diagnostic potential for colon cancer rather than value as a surrogate biomarker for constitutive LOI...
  25. ncbi request reprint IGF1 and IGFBP3 tagging polymorphisms are associated with circulating levels of IGF1, IGFBP3 and risk of breast cancer
    Ali Al-Zahrani
    CR UK Department of Oncology, Cambridge, UK
    Hum Mol Genet 15:1-10. 2006
    ..More specifically and consistent with experimental models, our data suggest that higher IGF1 levels may increase the risk of breast cancer but higher IGFBP3 levels may be protective...
  26. pmc Meta-analysis of genome-wide scans for human adult stature identifies novel Loci and associations with measures of skeletal frame size
    Nicole Soranzo
    Human Genetics Department, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Hinxton, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000445. 2009
    ..Further statistical tests in larger numbers of individuals will be required to verify if the height loci affect height preferentially through these subcomponents of height...
  27. ncbi request reprint Energy intake at breakfast and weight change: prospective study of 6,764 middle-aged men and women
    Lisa R Purslow
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Medical Science, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 167:188-92. 2008
    ..Redistribution of daily energy intake, so that more energy is consumed at breakfast and less energy is consumed later in the day, may help to reduce weight gain in middle-aged adults...
  28. ncbi request reprint PGC-1alpha genotype modifies the association of volitional energy expenditure with [OV0312]O2max
    Paul W Franks
    Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:1998-2004. 2003
    ..Other murine studies demonstrate that exercise increases PGC-1alpha mRNA expression...
  29. ncbi request reprint The impact of abnormalities in IGF and inflammatory systems on the metabolic syndrome
    Kalpana Kaushal
    Department of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Hope Hospital, Stott Lane, Salford, UK
    Diabetes Care 27:2682-8. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint The brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism is associated with sense of coherence in a non-clinical community sample of 7335 adults
    Paul G Surtees
    J Psychiatr Res 41:707-10. 2007
  31. pmc Common variants near MC4R are associated with fat mass, weight and risk of obesity
    Ruth J F Loos
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    Nat Genet 40:768-75. 2008
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Serum levels of type II secretory phospholipase A2 and the risk of future coronary artery disease in apparently healthy men and women: the EPIC-Norfolk Prospective Population Study
    S Matthijs Boekholdt
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:839-46. 2005
    ..To study the prospective relationship between serum levels of type II secretory phospholipase A2 (sPLA2) and the risk of future coronary artery disease (CAD) in apparently healthy men and women...
  33. pmc Genome-wide association analysis identifies 20 loci that influence adult height
    Michael N Weedon
    Genetics of Complex Traits, Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Science, Peninsula Medical School, Magdalen Road, Exeter EX1 2LU, UK
    Nat Genet 40:575-83. 2008
    ..Finally, our results provide insights into the genetic architecture of a classic quantitative trait...
  34. ncbi request reprint C-reactive protein levels and coronary artery disease incidence and mortality in apparently healthy men and women: the EPIC-Norfolk prospective population study 1993-2003
    S Matthijs Boekholdt
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Atherosclerosis 187:415-22. 2006
    ..Measurement of C-reactive protein (CRP) levels has been proposed as a useful marker to improve the prediction of future coronary artery disease (CAD) risk, but this notion has been challenged recently...
  35. ncbi request reprint Association between the T-381C polymorphism of the brain natriuretic peptide gene and risk of type 2 diabetes in human populations
    Aline Meirhaeghe
    INSERM, U744, Lille, Institut Pasteur de Lille, Lille, Universite de Lille 2, UMR 5744, Lille, France
    Hum Mol Genet 16:1343-50. 2007
    ..015, n = 634) and higher BNP promoter activity in reporter gene assays. Collectively, these data suggest that relatively high BNP expression may protect against type 2 diabetes in humans...
  36. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein A-V, triglycerides and risk of coronary artery disease: the prospective Epic-Norfolk Population Study
    Stefan F C Vaessen
    Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Lipid Res 47:2064-70. 2006
    ..The positive correlation of apoA-V levels with TG levels, negative correlation with LPL levels, and lack of association with CAD risk highlight the need for further human studies to clarify the role of apoA-V...
  37. ncbi request reprint A new sensitive and specific enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for IgD
    David E Mosedale
    Translational Research Unit, Papworth Hospital NHS Trust, Papworth Everard, Cambridge Cambs CB3 8RE, UK
    J Immunol Methods 313:74-80. 2006
    ..These results highlight the care that needs to be taken to control for age, sex and cigarette smoking when examining levels of circulating IgD in future studies...
  38. ncbi request reprint Role of the apolipoprotein B-apolipoprotein A-I ratio in cardiovascular risk assessment: a case-control analysis in EPIC-Norfolk
    Wim A van der Steeg
    Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 146:640-8. 2007
    ..It is not known whether this ratio is better than traditional lipid values for risk assessment and prediction and whether it adds predictive value to the Framingham risk score...
  39. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, C-reactive protein levels and the risk of future coronary artery disease in apparently healthy men and women: the EPIC-Norfolk prospective population study
    S Matthijs Boekholdt
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:970-6. 2006
    ..Whether this relationship is in part mediated by lower levels of systemic inflammation, as indicated by C-reactive protein concentrations, is unknown...