Ching Yu Cheng

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Admixture mapping of 15,280 African Americans identifies obesity susceptibility loci on chromosomes 5 and X
    Ching Yu Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000490. 2009
  2. pmc Admixture mapping scans identify a locus affecting retinal vascular caliber in hypertensive African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Ching Yu Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 6:e1000908. 2010
  3. pmc Admixture mapping of obesity-related traits in African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Ching Yu Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:563-72. 2010
  4. pmc African ancestry and its correlation to type 2 diabetes in African Americans: a genetic admixture analysis in three U.S. population cohorts
    Ching Yu Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e32840. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Admixture mapping of 15,280 african americans identifies obesity susceptibility Loci on chromosomes 5 and x
    Ching Yu Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000490. 2009
  6. pmc Genome-wide linkage analysis of multiple metabolic factors: evidence of genetic heterogeneity
    Ching Yu Cheng
    Inherited Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:146-52. 2010
  7. pmc Linkage analysis of quantitative refraction and refractive errors in the Beaver Dam Eye Study
    Alison P Klein
    Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:5220-5. 2011
  8. pmc Does genetic ancestry explain higher values of glycated hemoglobin in African Americans?
    Nisa M Maruthur
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes 60:2434-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Admixture mapping of 15,280 African Americans identifies obesity susceptibility loci on chromosomes 5 and X
    Ching Yu Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000490. 2009
    ..27; genome-wide score = 3.46). Further mapping studies with dense sets of markers will be necessary to identify the alleles in these regions of chromosomes X and 5 that may be associated with variation in BMI...
  2. pmc Admixture mapping scans identify a locus affecting retinal vascular caliber in hypertensive African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Ching Yu Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 6:e1000908. 2010
    ..001). Further mapping in the 6p21.1 region may uncover novel genetic variants affecting retinal vascular caliber and further insights into the interaction between genetic effects of the microvascular system and hypertension...
  3. pmc Admixture mapping of obesity-related traits in African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Ching Yu Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:563-72. 2010
    ..92 kg/m(2) (P = 2.9 x 10(-5)). Further mapping in this region on chromosome 2 may be able to uncover causative variants underlying obesity, which may offer insights into the control of energy homeostasis...
  4. pmc African ancestry and its correlation to type 2 diabetes in African Americans: a genetic admixture analysis in three U.S. population cohorts
    Ching Yu Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e32840. 2012
    ..There undoubtedly is a complex interplay among specific genetic loci and non-genetic factors, which may both be associated with overall admixture, leading to the observed ethnic differences in diabetes risk...
  5. ncbi request reprint Admixture mapping of 15,280 african americans identifies obesity susceptibility Loci on chromosomes 5 and x
    Ching Yu Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 5:e1000490. 2009
    ..27; genome-wide score = 3.46). Further mapping studies with dense sets of markers will be necessary to identify the alleles in these regions of chromosomes X and 5 that may be associated with variation in BMI...
  6. pmc Genome-wide linkage analysis of multiple metabolic factors: evidence of genetic heterogeneity
    Ching Yu Cheng
    Inherited Disease Research Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:146-52. 2010
    ..We found evidence of genetic heterogeneity by FHD for the three metabolic factors. The results also confirmed findings of previous studies that mapped components of the metabolic syndrome to a chromosome 1q region...
  7. pmc Linkage analysis of quantitative refraction and refractive errors in the Beaver Dam Eye Study
    Alison P Klein
    Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:5220-5. 2011
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  8. pmc Does genetic ancestry explain higher values of glycated hemoglobin in African Americans?
    Nisa M Maruthur
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes 60:2434-8. 2011
    ..We investigated the relative contribution of genetic ancestry and nongenetic factors to HbA(1c) values and the effect of genetic ancestry on diabetes classification by HbA(1c) in African Americans...