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Al-Riyami AZ, Burnouf T, Yazer M, Triulzi D, Kumaş LT, Sağdur L, Pelit NB, Bazin R, Hindawi SI, Badawi MA, Patidar GK, Pandey HC, Chaurasia R, Fachini RM, Scuracchio P, Wendel S, Ang AL, Ong KH, Young P, Ihalainen J, Vierikko A, Qiu Y, Yang R, Xu H, Rahimi-Levene N, Shinar E, Izak M, Gonzalez CA, Ferrari DM, Cini PV, Aditya RN, Sharma RR, Sachdev S, Hans R, Lamba DS, Nissen-Meyer LSH, Devine DV, Lee CK, Leung JN, Hung IFN, Tiberghien P, Gallian P, Morel P, Al Maamari K, Al-Hinai Z, Vrielink H, So-Osman C, De Angelis V, Berti P, Ostuni A, Marano G, Nevessignsky MT, El Ekiaby M, Daly J, Hoad V, Kim S, van den Berg K, Vermeulen M, Glatt TN, Schäfer R, Reik R, Gammon R, Lopez M, Estcourt L, MacLennan S, Roberts D, Louw V, Dunbar N; ISBT Convalescent Plasma Group. International Forum on the Collection and Use of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma: Protocols, Challenges and Lessons Learned: Summary. Vox Sang. 2021 May 20. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34013968.

Clausen FB, Hellberg Å, Bein G, Bugert P, Schwartz D, Drnovsek TD, Finning K, Guz K, Haimila K, Henny C, O'Brien H, Orzinska A, Sørensen K, Thorlacius S, Wikman A, Denomme GA, Flegel WA, Gassner C, de Haas M, Hyland C, Ji Y, Lane WJ, Nogués N, Olsson ML, Peyrard T, van der Schoot CE, Weinstock C, Legler T. Recommendation for validation and quality assurance of non-invasive prenatal testing for foetal blood groups and implications for IVD risk classification according to EU regulations. Vox Sang. 2021 Jun 21. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34155647.

Goldman M, Townsend M, Magnussen K, Lozano M, Nissen-Meyer LSH, Lee CK, Leung JN, Takanashi M, McKay J, Kvist M, Robitaille N, Deschênes J, Di Angelantonio E, McMahon A, Roberts D, Maghsudlu M, Castrén J, Tiberghien P, Woimant G, Morel P, Kamel H, Bravo M, Shinar E, Gendelman V, Raz H, Wendel S, Fachini R, Quee F, van den Hurk K, Wiersum J, Grima KM, Speedy J, Bruun MT, Dunbar NM. International Forum on Mitigation Strategies to Prevent Faint and Pre-faint Adverse Reactions in Whole Blood Donors: Responses. Vox Sang. 2021 Mar;116(3):e1-e24. PMID: 33754360.

Jernman R, Isaksson C, Haimila K, Kuosmanen M, Mäkikallio-Anttila K, Toivonen S, Ordén MR, Sulin K, Tihtonen K, Vääräsmäki M, Sainio S. Time points and risk factors for RhD immunisations after the implementation of targeted routine antenatal anti-D prophylaxis: a retrospective nation-wide cohort study. Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 2021 Jun 22. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34157128.

Johansson T, Yohannes DA, Koskela S, Partanen J, Saavalainen P. HLA RNA Sequencing With Unique Molecular Identifiers Reveals High Allele-Specific Variability in mRNA Expression. Front Immunol. 2021 Feb 25;12:629059. PMID: 33717155.

Koskela M, Nihtilä J, Ylinen E, Kolho KL, Nuutinen M, Ritari J, Jahnukainen T. HLA-DQ and HLA-DRB1 alleles associated with Henoch-Schönlein purpura nephritis in Finnish pediatric population: a genome-wide association study. Pediatr Nephrol. 2021 Feb 16. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33591409.

Magris M, Jokiniemi A, Kuusipalo L, Ritari J, Koskela S, Partanen J, Kekäläinen J. Structural dissimilarity of partners' immune genes increases sperm viability in women's reproductive tract. J Evol Biol. 2021 May 31. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34056789.

Mueller MM, Van Remoortel H, Meybohm P, Aranko K, Murphy MF, Carson JL, Wood E, Vandekerckhove P, Seifried E for the ICC PBM Frankfurt 2018 Team. Patient blood management – recommendations from the International Consensus Conference, Frankfurt/Main, Germany. ISBT Science Series. 2021 09 March. https://doi.org/10.1111/voxs.12632

Palokangas E, Lobier M, Partanen J, Castrén J, Arvas M. Low ferritin levels appear to be associated with worsened health in male repeat blood donors. Vox Sang. 2021 Apr 14. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33853204.

Parkkila K, Valtonen RIP, Hiltunen L, Hintsala HE, Jaakkola JJK, Ikäheimo TM. The effects of submaximal exercise and cold exposure on blood coagulation parameters in coronary artery disease patients. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2021 Feb 16;21(1):93. PMID: 33593303.

Seppälä LK, Vettenranta K, Leinonen MK, Tommiska V, Madanat-Harjuoja LM. Preterm birth, neonatal therapies and the risk of childhood cancer. Int J Cancer. 2021 May 1;148(9):2139-2147. Epub 2020 Nov 11. PMID: 33128776.

Sipilä M, Kiukas EL, Lindford A, Ylä-Kotola T, Lauronen J, Sintonen H, Lassus P. The four category systematic approach for selecting patients for face transplantation. J Plast Surg Hand Surg. 2021 Jul 13:1-8. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34255990.

Tarvonen M, Hovi P, Sainio S, Vuorela P, Andersson S, Teramo K. Intrapartal cardiotocographic patterns and hypoxia-related perinatal outcomes in pregnancies complicated by gestational diabetes mellitus. Acta Diabetol. 2021 Jun 21. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34151398.

Tasa J, Holmberg V, Sainio S, Kankkunen P, Vehviläinen-Julkunen K. Maternal health care utilization and the obstetric outcomes of undocumented women in Finland - a retrospective register-based study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2021 Mar 6;21(1):191. PMID: 33676438.

Tytgat HLP, Rasinkangas P, Ritari J, Reunanen J, Aalvink S, Lin CW, Palva A, Douillard FP, de Vos WM. Selection and characterization of a SpaCBA pilus-secreting food-grade derivative of Lacticaseibacillus rhamnosus GG. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 2021 Jan 8. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33417041


Other publications

Al-Riyami AZ, Burnouf T, Yazer M, Triulzi D, Kumaş LT, Sağdur L, Pelit NB, Bazin R, Hindawi SI, Badawi MA, Patidar GK, Pandey HC, Chaurasia R, Fachini RM, Scuracchio P, Wendel S, Ang AL, Ong KH, Young P, Ihalainen J, Vierikko A, Qiu Y, Yang R, Xu H, Rahimi-Levene N, Shinar E, Izak M, Gonzalez CA, Ferrari DM, Cini PV, Aditya RN, Sharma RR, Sachdev S, Hans R, Lamba DS, Nissen-Meyer LSH, Devine DV, Lee CK, Leung JN, Hung IFN, Tiberghien P, Gallian P, Morel P, Al Maamari K, Al-Hinai Z, Vrielink H, So-Osman C, De Angelis V, Berti P, Ostuni A, Marano G, Nevessignsky MT, El Ekiaby M, Daly J, Hoad V, Kim S, van den Berg K, Vermeulen M, Glatt TN, Schäfer R, Reik R, Gammon R, Lopez M, Estcourt L, MacLennan S, Roberts D, Louw V, Dunbar N. International Forum on the Collection and Use of COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma: Responses. Vox Sang. 2021 May 20. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34013981.


Consortium publications

Bowden SJ, Bodinier B, Kalliala I, Zuber V, Vuckovic D, Doulgeraki T, Whitaker MD, Wielscher M, Cartwright R, Tsilidis KK, Bennett P, Jarvelin MR, Flanagan JM, Chadeau-Hyam M, Kyrgiou M; FinnGen consortium. Genetic variation in cervical preinvasive and invasive disease: a genome-wide association study. Lancet Oncol. 2021 Apr;22(4):548-557. PMID: 33794208.

Broberg M, Karjalainen J, Ollila HM; FinnGen. Mendelian randomization highlights insomnia as a risk factor for pain diagnoses. Sleep. 2021 Feb 20:zsab025. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33608734.

Dhindsa RS, Mattsson J, Nag A, Wang Q, Wain LV, Allen R, Wigmore EM, Ibanez K, Vitsios D, Deevi SVV, Wasilewski S, Karlsson M, Lassi G, Olsson H, Muthas D, Monkley S, Mackay A, Murray L, Young S, Haefliger C; FinnGen Consortium, Maher TM, Belvisi MG, Jenkins G, Molyneaux PL, Platt A, Petrovski S. Identification of a missense variant in SPDL1 associated with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Commun Biol. 2021 Mar 23;4(1):392. PMID: 33758299.

Guindo-Martínez M, Amela R, Bonàs-Guarch S, Puiggròs M, Salvoro C, Miguel-Escalada I, Carey CE, Cole JB, Rüeger S, Atkinson E, Leong A, Sanchez F, Ramon-Cortes C, Ejarque J, Palmer DS, Kurki M; FinnGen Consortium, Aragam K, Florez JC, Badia RM, Mercader JM, Torrents D. The impact of non-additive genetic associations on age-related complex diseases. Nat Commun. 2021 Apr 23;12(1):2436. PMID: 33893285.

Gharahkhani P, Jorgenson E, Hysi P, Khawaja AP, Pendergrass S, Han X, Ong JS, Hewitt AW, Segrè AV, Rouhana JM, Hamel AR, Igo RP Jr, Choquet H, Qassim A, Josyula NS, Cooke Bailey JN, Bonnemaijer PWM, Iglesias A, Siggs OM, Young TL, Vitart V, Thiadens AAHJ, Karjalainen J, Uebe S, Melles RB, Nair KS, Luben R, Simcoe M, Amersinghe N, Cree AJ, Hohn R, Poplawski A, Chen LJ, Rong SS, Aung T, Vithana EN; NEIGHBORHOOD consortium; ANZRAG consortium; Biobank Japan project; FinnGen study; UK Biobank Eye and Vision Consortium; GIGA study group; 23 and Me Research Team, Tamiya G, Shiga Y, Yamamoto M, Nakazawa T, Currant H, Birney E, Wang X, Auton A, Lupton MK, Martin NG, Ashaye A, Olawoye O, Williams SE, Akafo S, Ramsay M, Hashimoto K, Kamatani Y, Akiyama M, Momozawa Y, Foster PJ, Khaw PT, Morgan JE, Strouthidis NG, Kraft P, Kang JH, Pang CP, Pasutto F, Mitchell P, Lotery AJ, Palotie A, van Duijn C, Haines JL, Hammond C, Pasquale LR, Klaver CCW, Hauser M, Khor CC, Mackey DA, Kubo M, Cheng CY, Craig JE, MacGregor S, Wiggs JL. Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies 127 open-angle glaucoma loci with consistent effect across ancestries. Nat Commun. 2021 Feb 24;12(1):1258. PMID: 33627673.

Haverinen S, Vihervaara A, Löyttyniemi E, Peltonen S, Koulu L, Tasanen K, Huilaja L; FinnGen investigators. Validation of Psoriasis Diagnoses Recorded in Finnish Biobanks. Acta Derm Venereol. 2020 Oct 21;100(17):adv00297. PMID: 33026093.

Helkkula P, Kiiskinen T, Havulinna AS, Karjalainen J, Koskinen S, Salomaa V, Daly MJ, Palotie A, Surakka I, Ripatti S; FinnGen. ANGPTL8 protein-truncating variant associated with lower serum triglycerides and risk of coronary disease. PLoS Genet. 2021 Apr 28;17(4):e1009501. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33909604.

Liuska PJ, Lemmelä S, Havulinna AS, Kaarniranta K, Uusitalo H, Laivuori H, Kiiskinen T, Daly MJ, Palotie A, Turunen JA; FinnGen Consortium. Association of the MYOC p.(Gln368Ter) Variant With Glaucoma in a Finnish Population. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2021 Jun 3. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34081096.

Natarajan P, Pampana A, Graham SE, Ruotsalainen SE, Perry JA, de Vries PS, Broome JG, Pirruccello JP, Honigberg MC, Aragam K, Wolford B, Brody JA, Antonacci-Fulton L, Arden M, Aslibekyan S, Assimes TL, Ballantyne CM, Bielak LF, Bis JC, Cade BE, Do R, Doddapaneni H, Emery LS, Hung YJ, Irvin MR, Khan AT, Lange L, Lee J, Lemaitre RN, Martin LW, Metcalf G, Montasser ME, Moon JY, Muzny D, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Peralta JM, Peyser PA, Stilp AM, Tsai M, Wang FF, Weeks DE, Yanek LR, Wilson JG, Abecasis G, Arnett DK, Becker LC, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Bowden DW, Chang YC, Chen YI, Choi WJ, Correa A, Curran JE, Daly MJ, Dutcher SK, Ellinor PT, Fornage M, Freedman BI, Gabriel S, Germer S, Gibbs RA, He J, Hveem K, Jarvik GP, Kaplan RC, Kardia SLR, Kenny E, Kim RW, Kooperberg C, Laurie CC, Lee S, Lloyd-Jones DM, Loos RJF, Lubitz SA, Mathias RA, Martinez KAV, McGarvey ST, Mitchell BD, Nickerson DA, North KE, Palotie A, Park CJ, Psaty BM, Rao DC, Redline S, Reiner AP, Seo D, Seo JS, Smith AV, Tracy RP, Vasan RS, Kathiresan S, Cupples LA, Rotter JI, Morrison AC, Rich SS, Ripatti S, Willer C; NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium; FinnGen, Peloso GM. Chromosome Xq23 is associated with lower atherogenic lipid concentrations and favorable cardiometabolic indices. Nat Commun. 2021 Apr 12;12(1):2182. doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-22339-1. PMID: 33846329.

Pirastu N, Cordioli M, Nandakumar P, Mignogna G, Abdellaoui A, Hollis B, Kanai M, Rajagopal VM, Parolo PDB, Baya N, Carey CE, Karjalainen J, Als TD, Van der Zee MD, Day FR, Ong KK; FinnGen Study; 23andMe Research Team; iPSYCH Consortium, Morisaki T, de Geus E, Bellocco R, Okada Y, Børglum AD, Joshi P, Auton A, Hinds D, Neale BM, Walters RK, Nivard MG, Perry JRB, Ganna A. Genetic analyses identify widespread sex-differential participation bias. Nat Genet. 2021 Apr 22. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33888908.

Sinnott-Armstrong N, Tanigawa Y, Amar D, Mars N, Benner C, Aguirre M, Venkataraman GR, Wainberg M, Ollila HM, Kiiskinen T, Havulinna AS, Pirruccello JP, Qian J, Shcherbina A; FinnGen, Rodriguez F, Assimes TL, Agarwala V, Tibshirani R, Hastie T, Ripatti S, Pritchard JK, Daly MJ, Rivas MA. Genetics of 35 blood and urine biomarkers in the UK Biobank. Nat Genet. 2021 Jan 18. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 33462484.

Sliz E, Huilaja L, Pasanen A, Laisk T, Reimann E, Mägi R; FinnGen; Estonian Biobank Research Team, Hannula-Jouppi K, Peltonen S, Salmi T, Koulu L, Tasanen K, Kettunen J. Uniting biobank resources reveals novel genetic pathways modulating susceptibility for atopic dermatitis. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2021 Aug 26:S0091-6749(21)01303-8. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34454985.

Strausz S, Kiiskinen T, Broberg M, Ruotsalainen S, Koskela J, Bachour A; FinnGen, Palotie A, Palotie T, Ripatti S, Ollila HM. Sleep apnoea is a risk factor for severe COVID-19. BMJ Open Respir Res. 2021 Jan;8(1):e000845. PMID: 33436406

Vaura F, Kauko A, Suvila K, Havulinna AS, Mars N, Salomaa V, FinnGen, Cheng S, Niiranen T. Polygenic Risk Scores Predict Hypertension Onset and Cardiovascular Risk. Hypertension. 2021 Apr;77(4):1119-1127. Epub 2021 Feb 22. PMID: 33611940

Zekavat SM, Lin SH, Bick AG, Liu A, Paruchuri K, Wang C, Uddin MM, Ye Y, Yu Z, Liu X, Kamatani Y, Bhattacharya R, Pirruccello JP, Pampana A, Loh PR, Kohli P, McCarroll SA, Kiryluk K, Neale B, Ionita-Laza I, Engels EA, Brown DW, Smoller JW, Green R, Karlson EW, Lebo M, Ellinor PT, Weiss ST, Daly MJ; Biobank Japan Project; FinnGen Consortium, Terao C, Zhao H, Ebert BL, Reilly MP, Ganna A, Machiela MJ, Genovese G, Natarajan P. Hematopoietic mosaic chromosomal alterations increase the risk for diverse types of infection. Nat Med. 2021 Jun 7. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34099924.