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Publications:  Dr Christopher Bell

Curtis EM, Krstic N, Cook E, D'Angelo S, Crozier SR, Moon RJ, Murray R, Garratt E et al.(2019). Gestational Vitamin D Supplementation Leads to Reduced Perinatal RXRA DNA Methylation: Results From the MAVIDOS Trial. J Bone Miner Res vol. 34, (2) 231-240.
Thurner M, van de Bunt M, Torres JM, Mahajan A, Nylander V, Bennett AJ, Gaulton KJ, Barrett A et al.(2018). Integration of human pancreatic islet genomic data refines regulatory mechanisms at Type 2 Diabetes susceptibility loci. Elife vol. 7,
Bell CG, Gao F, Yuan W, Roos L, Acton RJ, Xia Y, Bell J, Ward K et al.(2018). Obligatory and facilitative allelic variation in the DNA methylome within common disease-associated loci. Nat Commun vol. 9, (1)
Curtis EM, Murray R, Titcombe P, Cook E, Clarke-Harris R, Costello P, Garratt E, Holbrook JD et al.(2017). Perinatal DNA Methylation at CDKN2A Is Associated With Offspring Bone Mass: Findings From the Southampton Women's Survey. J Bone Miner Res vol. 32, (10) 2030-2040.
Bell CG(2017). The Epigenomic Analysis of Human Obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring) vol. 25, (9) 1471-1481.
Bell CG(2016). Insights in human epigenomic dynamics through comparative primate analysis. Genomics vol. 108, (3-4) 115-125.
Maiarù M, Tochiki KK, Cox MB, Annan LV, Bell CG, Feng X, Hausch F, Géranton SM(2016). The stress regulator FKBP51 drives chronic pain by modulating spinal glucocorticoid signaling. Sci Transl Med vol. 8, (325)
Willemsen G, Ward KJ, Bell CG, Christensen K, Bowden J, Dalgård C, Harris JR, Kaprio J et al.(2015). The Concordance and Heritability of Type 2 Diabetes in 34,166 Twin Pairs From International Twin Registers: The Discordant Twin (DISCOTWIN) Consortium. Twin Res Hum Genet vol. 18, (6) 762-771.
Pipinikas CP, Dibra H, Karpathakis A, Feber A, Novelli M, Oukrif D, Fusai G, Valente R et al.(2015). Epigenetic dysregulation and poorer prognosis in DAXX-deficient pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours. Endocr Relat Cancer vol. 22, (3) L13-L18.
Roos L, Spector TD, Bell CG(2014). Using epigenomic studies in monozygotic twins to improve our understanding of cancer. Epigenomics vol. 6, (3) 299-309.
Bell CG, Wilson GA, Beck S(2014). Human-specific CpG 'beacons' identify human-specific prefrontal cortex H3K4me3 chromatin peaks. Epigenomics vol. 6, (1) 21-31.
Wilson GA, Butcher LM, Foster HR, Feber A, Roos C, Walter L, Woszczek G, Beck S et al.(2014). Human-specific epigenetic variation in the immunological Leukotriene B4 Receptor (LTB4R/BLT1) implicated in common inflammatory diseases. Genome Med vol. 6, (3)
Bell CG, Wilson GA, Butcher LM, Roos C, Walter L, Beck S(2012). Human-specific CpG "beacons" identify loci associated with human-specific traits and disease. Epigenetics vol. 7, (10) 1188-1199.
Rakyan VK, Beyan H, Down TA, Hawa MI, Maslau S, Aden D, Daunay A, Busato F et al.(2011). Identification of type 1 diabetes-associated DNA methylation variable positions that precede disease diagnosis. PLoS Genet vol. 7, (9)
Bell CG(2011). Integration of genomic and epigenomic DNA methylation data in common complex diseases by haplotype-specific methylation analysis. Per Med vol. 8, (3) 243-251.
Bell CG(2011). Accessing and selecting genetic markers from available resources. Methods Mol Biol vol. 760, 1-17.
Bell CG, Beck S(2010). The epigenomic interface between genome and environment in common complex diseases. Brief Funct Genomics vol. 9, (5-6) 477-485.
Bell CG, Teschendorff AE, Rakyan VK, Maxwell AP, Beck S, Savage DA(2010). Genome-wide DNA methylation analysis for diabetic nephropathy in type 1 diabetes mellitus. BMC Med Genomics vol. 3,
Teschendorff AE, Menon U, Gentry-Maharaj A, Ramus SJ, Weisenberger DJ, Shen H, Campan M, Noushmehr H et al.(2010). Age-dependent DNA methylation of genes that are suppressed in stem cells is a hallmark of cancer. Genome Res vol. 20, (4) 440-446.
Bell CG, Finer S, Lindgren CM, Wilson GA, Rakyan VK, Teschendoff AE, Akan P, Stupka E et al.(2010). Integrated Genetic and Epigenetic Analysis Identifies Haplotype-Specific Methylation in the FTO Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity Susceptibility Locus. PLOS One
Bell CG, Beck S(2009). Advances in the identification and analysis of allele-specific expression. Genome Med vol. 1, (5)
Bell CG, Wood DR, Cheong SJH, Kwan E, Sinosich M, Delprado W, Baumgart KW(2009). Molecular confirmation of pathological specimen integrity in Australasia. Pathology vol. 41, (3) 280-283.
Bell CG, Kwan E, Nolan RC, Baumgart KW(2008). First molecular confirmation of an Australian case of type III hereditary angioedema. Pathology vol. 40, (1) 82-83.
Taylor PJ, Maroulis S, Mullan GL, Pedersen RL, Baumli A, Elakis G, Piras S, Walsh C et al.(2007). Measurement of the clinical utility of a combined mutation detection protocol in carriers of Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophy. J Med Genet vol. 44, (6) 368-372.
Bell CG, Meyre D, Petretto E, Levy-Marchal C, Hercberg S, Charles MA, Boyle C, Weill J et al.(2007). No contribution of angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) gene variants to severe obesity: a model for comprehensive case/control and quantitative cladistic analysis of ACE in human diseases. EUR J HUM GENET vol. 15, (3) 320-327.
Roscioli T, Cliffe ST, Bloch DB, Bell CG, Mullan G, Taylor PJ, Sarris M, Wang J et al.(2006). Mutations in the gene encoding the PML nuclear body protein Sp110 are associated with immunodeficiency and hepatic veno-occlusive disease. Nat Genet vol. 38, (6) 620-622.
Bell CG, Meyre D, Samson C, Boyle C, Lecoeur C, Tauber M, Jouret BA, Jaquet D et al.(2005). Association of melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 15' polymorphism with early-onset extreme obesity. DIABETES vol. 54, (10) 3049-3055.
Guérardel A, Barat-Houari M, Vasseur F, Dina C, Vatin V, Clément K, Eberlé D, Vasseur-Delannoy V et al.(2005). Analysis of sequence variability in the CART gene in relation to obesity in a Caucasian population. BMC Genet vol. 6,
Bell CG, Walley AJ, Froguel P(2005). The genetics of human obesity. Nat Rev Genet vol. 6, (3) 221-234.
Bell CG, Benzinou M, Siddiq A, Lecoeur C, Dina C, Lemainque A, Clement K, Basdevant A et al.(2004). Genome-wide linkage analysis for severe obesity in French Caucasians finds significant susceptibility locus on chromosome 19q. DIABETES vol. 53, (7) 1857-1865.
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