Hui Ju Tsai

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three methods to estimate genetic ancestry and control for stratification in genetic association studies among admixed populations
    Hui Ju Tsai
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Box 0833, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0833, USA
    Hum Genet 118:424-33. 2005
  2. pmc Admixture-matched case-control study: a practical approach for genetic association studies in admixed populations
    Hui Ju Tsai
    Department of Medicine, Study of African American, Asthma, Genes and Environments, SAGE, University of California, 0833, San Francisco, 94143 0833, USA
    Hum Genet 118:626-39. 2006
  3. pmc Analysis of alcohol dependence phenotype in the COGA families using covariates to detect linkage
    Brian H Reck
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Genet 6:S143. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint CD14 tobacco gene-environment interaction modifies asthma severity and immunoglobulin E levels in Latinos with asthma
    Shweta Choudhry
    University of California San Francisco, DNA Bank Lung Biology Center, San Francisco General Hospital, Bldg 30, 5th Floor, Room 3501H, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:173-82. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint The PTGDR gene is not associated with asthma in 3 ethnically diverse populations
    Yuhjung J Tsai
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1242-8. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between IgE levels and asthma severity among African American, Mexican, and Puerto Rican patients with asthma
    Mariam Naqvi
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:137-43. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Population stratification confounds genetic association studies among Latinos
    Shweta Choudhry
    University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0833, USA
    Hum Genet 118:652-64. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Beta 2-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms: pharmacogenetic response to bronchodilator among African American asthmatics
    Hui Ju Tsai
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0833, USA
    Hum Genet 119:547-57. 2006
  9. pmc Ethnicity-specific gene-gene interaction between IL-13 and IL-4Ralpha among African Americans with asthma
    Natalie C Battle
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:881-7. 2007
  10. pmc Latino populations: a unique opportunity for the study of race, genetics, and social environment in epidemiological research
    Esteban Gonzalez Burchard
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0833, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2161-8. 2005

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three methods to estimate genetic ancestry and control for stratification in genetic association studies among admixed populations
    Hui Ju Tsai
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Box 0833, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0833, USA
    Hum Genet 118:424-33. 2005
    ..These simulations are meant to provide some practical guidelines for investigators conducting association studies in admixed populations...
  2. pmc Admixture-matched case-control study: a practical approach for genetic association studies in admixed populations
    Hui Ju Tsai
    Department of Medicine, Study of African American, Asthma, Genes and Environments, SAGE, University of California, 0833, San Francisco, 94143 0833, USA
    Hum Genet 118:626-39. 2006
    ..Our present work demonstrates that admixture-matched case-control strategies can efficiently control population stratification confounding in admixed populations...
  3. pmc Analysis of alcohol dependence phenotype in the COGA families using covariates to detect linkage
    Brian H Reck
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Genet 6:S143. 2005
    ..Linkage signals with empirical p-values less than 0.001 were detected on chromosomes 3, 4, 7, 10, and 12, with the highest peak occurring at the GABRB1 gene using the ecb21 covariate...
  4. ncbi request reprint CD14 tobacco gene-environment interaction modifies asthma severity and immunoglobulin E levels in Latinos with asthma
    Shweta Choudhry
    University of California San Francisco, DNA Bank Lung Biology Center, San Francisco General Hospital, Bldg 30, 5th Floor, Room 3501H, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:173-82. 2005
    ..A recent family-based genomewide screen revealed linkage between the 5q31 region and the diagnosis of asthma, but only in those exposed to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS). Among the candidate genes in this region is CD14...
  5. ncbi request reprint The PTGDR gene is not associated with asthma in 3 ethnically diverse populations
    Yuhjung J Tsai
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 118:1242-8. 2006
    ..The significance of PTGDR gene variants in asthma has yet to be determined in Latinos, the largest US minority population, nor has the association been replicated in other populations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Association between IgE levels and asthma severity among African American, Mexican, and Puerto Rican patients with asthma
    Mariam Naqvi
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 120:137-43. 2007
    ..High levels of IgE are associated with asthma. Whether higher levels of IgE are associated with more severe asthma is still unclear...
  7. ncbi request reprint Population stratification confounds genetic association studies among Latinos
    Shweta Choudhry
    University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0833, USA
    Hum Genet 118:652-64. 2006
    ..Our findings suggest that empirical assessment of the effects of stratification is critical to appropriately interpret the results of case-control studies in admixed populations...
  8. ncbi request reprint Beta 2-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms: pharmacogenetic response to bronchodilator among African American asthmatics
    Hui Ju Tsai
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0833, USA
    Hum Genet 119:547-57. 2006
    ..Our findings highlight the importance of investigating genetic risk factors for asthma in different populations...
  9. pmc Ethnicity-specific gene-gene interaction between IL-13 and IL-4Ralpha among African Americans with asthma
    Natalie C Battle
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 2911, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:881-7. 2007
    ..Furthermore, interaction between these genes has been shown to affect asthma in white and Chinese populations...
  10. pmc Latino populations: a unique opportunity for the study of race, genetics, and social environment in epidemiological research
    Esteban Gonzalez Burchard
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0833, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2161-8. 2005
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  11. ncbi request reprint Ethnic-specific differences in bronchodilator responsiveness among African Americans, Puerto Ricans, and Mexicans with asthma
    Mariam Naqvi
    University of California, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Asthma 44:639-48. 2007
    ..We conclude that ethnic-specific differences in bronchodilator drug responsiveness exist between Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, and African Americans with asthma. This may be of importance in asthma management...