List of Whitehall II publications by Whitehall II researchers, ordered alphabetically by first author.

Please see below Consortium papers where Whitehall II data were used.

  • Akbaraly TN, Ferrie JE, Berr C, Brunner EJ, Head J, Marmot MG, Singh-Manoux A, Ritchie K, Shipley MJ, Kivimaki M. Alternative Healthy Eating Index and mortality over 18 y of follow-up: results from the Whitehall II cohort. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Jul; 94(1):247-53 (21613557)
  • Alfred T, [...], Kivimaki M, Kumari M, Martin RM, [...] and the HALCyon study team. Absence of association of a single-nucleotide polymorphism in the TERT-CLPTM1L locus with age-related phenotypes in a large multicohort study: the HALCyon programme. Aging Cell. 2011 Jun; 10(3):520-32 (21332924)
  • Al-Qaoud TM, Nitsch D, Wells J, Witte DR, Brunner EJ. Socioeconomic status and reduced kidney function in the Whitehall II Study: role of obesity and metabolic syndrome. Am J Kidney Dis. 2011 Sep; 58(3):389-9 (21719176)
  • Batty GD, Shipley MJ, Gunnell D, Davey Smith G, Ferrie JE, Clarke R, Marmot MG, Kivimaki M. Height loss and future coronary heart disease in London: the Whitehall II study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2011 May; 65(5):461-4 (20805197)
  • Batty, G. D., Kivimäki, M., Clarke, R., Davey Smith, G., Shipley, M. J. Modifiable risk factors for prostate cancer mortality in London: forty years of follow-up in the Whitehall study. Cancer Causes and Control, 22, 311-318, 2012 (21116843)
  • Boehm JK, Peterson C, Kivimaki M, Kubzansky L. A prospective study of positive psychological well-being and coronary heart disease. Health Psychol. 2011 May; 30(3):259-67 (21553969)
  • Boehm JK, Peterson C, Kivimaki M, Kubzansky L. Heart health when life is satisfying: evidence from the Whitehall II cohort study. Eur Heart J. 2011 Nov;32(21):2672-7 (21727096)
  • Bouillon K, Singh-Manoux A, Jokela M, Shipley MJ, Batty GD, Brunner EJ, Sabia S, Tabák AG, Akbaraly T, Ferrie JE, Kivimäki M Decline in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentration: lipid-lowering drugs, diet, or physical activity? Evidence from the Whitehall II study. Heart. 2011 Jun; 97(11):923-30 (21487128)
  • Britton A, Brunner E, Kivimaki M, Shipley MJ. Limitations to functioning and independent living after the onset of coronary heart disease: what is the role of lifestyle factors and obesity? Eur J Public Health. 2011 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print] (22037803)
  • Brunner EJ, Shipley MJ, Witte DR, Singh-Manoux A, Britton AR, Tabak AG, McEniery CM, Wilkinson IB, Kivimaki M. Arterial stiffness, physical function, and functional limitation: the Whitehall II Study. Hypertension. 2011 May; 57(5):1003-9 (21444833)
  • Brydon L, Lin J, Butcher L, Hamer M, Erusalimsky JD, Blackburn EH, Steptoe A. Hostility and Cellular Aging in Men from the Whitehall II Cohort. Biol Psychiatry. 2011 Oct 3. [Epub ahead of print] (21974787)
  • Burgess, S. et al Avoiding bias from weak instruments in Mendelian randomization studies. International Journal of Epidemiology, 40, 755-764., 2012 (21414999)
  • Case A, Paxson C. The Long Reach of Childhood Health and Circumstance: Evidence from the Whitehall II Study. Econ J (London) (2011) Aug;121(554):F183-F204, 2012 (22228912)
  • Chambers, J. C. et al. (>100 investigators including Kivimäki, M.) Genome-wide association study identifies loci influencing concentrations of liver enzymes in plasma. Nature Genetics, 43, 1131-1138, 2012 (22001757)
  • Elovainio M, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A, Shipley M, Batty GD, Head J, Hamer M, Jokela M, Virtanen M, Brunner E, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M. Socioeconomic differences in cardiometabolic factors: social causation or health-related selection? Evidence from the Whitehall II Cohort Study, 1991-2004. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Oct 1; 174(7):779-89 (21813793)
  • Ferrie JE, Shipley MJ, Akbaraly TN, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M, Singh-Manoux A. Change in sleep duration and cognitive function: findings from the Whitehall II Study. Sleep. 2011 May 1; 34(5):565-73 (21532949)
  • Forde I, Chandola T, Raine R, Marmot MG, Kivimaki M. Socioeconomic and ethnic differences in use of lipid-lowering drugs after deregulation of simvastatin in the UK: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Mar; 215(1):223-8 (21227420)
  • Fox, E. R. et al. Association of genetic variation with systolic and diastolic blood pressure among African Americans: the Candidate Gene Association Resource study. Human Molecular Genetics, 20, 2273-2284., 2012 (21378095)
  • Gimeno D, Delclos GL, Ferrie JE, De Vogli R, Elovainio M, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M. Association of CRP and IL-6 with lung function in a middle-aged population initially free from self-reported respiratory problems: the Whitehall II study. Eur J Epidemiol. 2011 Feb; 26(2):135-44 (21293970)
  • Hamer, M., Batty, G. D., Marmot, M. G., Singh-Manoux, A. & Kivimäki, M. Anti-depressant medication use and C-reactive protein: results from two population-based studies. Brain Behav Immun. 2011 Jan; 25(1):168-73 (20863880)
  • Howden-Chapman PL, Chandola T, Stafford M, Marmot M. The effect of housing on the mental health of older people: the impact of lifetime housing history in Whitehall II. BMC Public Health. 2011 Sep 2; 11:682 (21884619)
  • Jensen AC, Barker A, Kumari M, Brunner EJ, Kivimäki M, Hingorani AD, Wareham NJ, Tabák AG, Witte DR, Langenberg C. Associations of common genetic variants with age-related changes in fasting and postload glucose: evidence from 18 years of follow-up of the Whitehall II cohort. Diabetes. 2011 May; 60(5):1617-23 (21441441)
  • Jokela M, Singh-Manoux A, Shipley MJ, Ferrie JE, Gimeno D, Akbaraly TN, Head J, Elovainio M, Marmot MG, Kivimäki M. Natural course of recurrent psychological distress in adulthood. J Affect Disord. 2011 May; 130(3):454-61 (21106248)
  • Johnson, T. et al New blood pressure loci identified using a gene-centric array. American Journal of Human Genetics, 89, 688-700., 2012 (22100073)
  • Kaffashian S, Dugravot A, Nabi H, Batty GD, Brunner E, Kivimäki M, Singh-Manoux A. Predictive utility of the Framingham general cardiovascular disease risk profile for cognitive function: evidence from the Whitehall II study. Eur Heart J. 2011 Sep; 32(18):2326-32  (21606085)
  • Kilpeläinen, T. O. et al. (>100 authors including Kivimäki, M.) Genetic variation near IRS1 associates with reduced adiposity and an impaired metabolic profile. Nature Genetics, 43, 753-760, 2012 (21706003)
  • Kivimäki M, Batty GD, Jokela M, Ebmeier KP, Vahtera J, Virtanen M, Brunner EJ, Tabak AG, Witte DR, Kumari M, Singh-Manoux A, Hamer M. Antidepressant medication use and risk of hyperglycemia and diabetes mellitus-a noncausal association? Biol Psychiatry. 2011 Nov 15; 70(10):978-84 (21872216)
  • Kivimäki M, Jokela M, Hamer M, Geddes J, Ebmeier K, Kumari M, Singh-Manoux A, Hingorani A, Batty GD. Examining overweight and obesity as risk factors for common mental disorders using fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) genotype-instrumented analysis: The Whitehall II Study, 1985-2004. Am J Epidemiol. 2011 Feb 15; 173(4):421-9 (21248310)
  • Kivimäki M, Nyberg ST, Batty GD, Shipley MJ, Ferrie JE, Virtanen M, Marmot MG, Vahtera J, Singh-Manoux A, Hamer M. Does adding information on job strain improve risk prediction for coronary heart disease beyond the standard Framingham risk score? The Whitehall II study.  Int J Epidemiol. 2011 Dec; 40(6):1577-84 (21558169)
  • Kivimäki, M., Batty, G. D., Hamer, M., Ferrie, J. E., Vahtera, J., Virtanen, M., Marmot, M. G., Singh-Manoux, A., Shipley, M. J. Using additional information on working hours to predict coronary heart disease: a cohort study. Ann Intern Med. 2011 Apr 5; 154(7):457-63 (21464347)
  • Kivimäki, M., Batty, G. D., Hublin, C.  Shift work as a risk factor for future type 2 diabetes: Evidence, mechanisms, implications, and future research directions.Shift work as a risk factor for future type 2 diabetes: Evidence, mechanisms, implications, and future research directions. PLoS Medicine, 8, e1001138, 2012 (22162952)
  • Kouvonen A, De Vogli R, Stafford M, Shipley MJ, Marmot MG, Cox T, Vahtera J, Väänänen A, Heponiemi T, Singh-Manoux A, Kivimäki M. Social support and the likelihood of maintaining and improving levels of physical activity: the Whitehall II Study. Eur J Public Health. 2011 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print] (21750013)
  • Kouvonen A, Stafford M, De Vogli R, Shipley MJ, Marmot MG, Cox T, Vahtera J, Väänänen A, Heponiemi T, Singh-Manoux A, Kivimäki M. Negative aspects of close relationships as a predictor of increased body mass index and waist circumference: the Whitehall II study. Am J Public Health. 2011 Aug; 101(8):1474-80 (21680928)
  • Kumari M, Shipley M, Stafford M, Kivimaki M. Association of diurnal patterns in salivary cortisol with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: findings from the Whitehall II study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011 May; 96(5):1478-85 (21346074)
  • Laaksonen E, Lallukka T, Lahelma E, Ferrie JE, Rahkonen O, Head J, Marmot MG, Martikainen P. Economic difficulties and physical functioning in Finnish and British employees: contribution of social and behavioural factors. Eur J Public Health. 2011 Aug; 21(4):456-62 (20616102)
  • Lanktree MB, Guo Y, Murtaza [...], M. Kumari on behalf of the Whitehall II Study and the WHII 50K Group [...],Keating BJ. Meta-analysis of Dense Genecentric Association Studies Reveals Common and Uncommon Variants Associated with Height. Am J Hum Genet. 2011 Jan 7; 88(1):6-18 (21194676)
  • Morrison, D. S., Batty, G. D., Kivimäki, M., Davey Smith, G., Marmot, M., Shipley M. Risk factors for colonic and rectal cancer mortality: evidence from 40 years' follow-up in the Whitehall I study.  Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 65, 1053-1058, 2012 (21389009)
  • Nabi H, Chastang JF, Lefèvre T, Dugravot A, Melchior M, Marmot MG, Shipley MJ, Kivimäki M, Singh-Manoux A.  Trajectories of depressive episodes and hypertension over 24 years: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study. Hypertension. 2011 Apr; 57(4):710-6 (21339474)
  • Nabi H, Kivimäki M, Empana JP, Sabia S, Britton A, Marmot MG, Shipley MJ, Singh-Manoux A. Combined effects of depressive symptoms and resting heart rate on mortality: the Whitehall II prospective cohort study. J Clin Psychiatry. 2011 Sep; 72(9):1199-206 (21208592)
  • Nyberg ST, Heikkilä K, Fransson EI, [...] Marmot MG, […], Virtanen M, Westerholm P, Westerlund H, Zins M, Ferrie JE, Theorell T, Steptoe A, Hamer M, Singh-Manoux A, Batty GD, Kivimäki M; for the IPD-Work Consortium. Job strain in relation to body mass index: pooled analysis of 160,000 adults from 13 cohort studies. J Intern Med. 2011 Nov 11 [Epub ahead of print] (22077620)
  • Quint JK, Donaldson GC, Kumari M, Talmud PJ, Hurst JR. SERPINA1 11478G→A variant, serum α1-antitrypsin, exacerbation frequency and FEV1 decline in COPD. Thorax. 2011 May; 66(5):418-24 (21335450)
  • Risnes KR, Vatten LJ, Baker JL, Jameson K, Sovio U, Kajantie E, Osler M, Morley R, Jokela M, Painter RC, Sundh V, Jacobsen GW, Eriksson JG, Sørensen TI, Bracken MB. Birthweight and mortality in adulthood: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Epidemiol. 2011 Jun; 40(3):647-61. (21324938)
  • Roberts BA, Fuhrer R, Marmot M, Richards M. Does retirement influence cognitive performance? The Whitehall II Study. J Epidemiol Community Health. 2011 Nov; 65(11):958-63 (20940172)
  • Singh-Manoux A, Dugravot A, Kauffmann F, Elbaz A, Ankri J, Nabi H, Kivimaki M, Sabia S. Association of lung function with physical, mental and cognitive function in early old age. Age (Dordr). 2011 Sep; 33(3):385-92 (20878489)
  • Singh-Manoux A, Marmot MG, Glymour M, Sabia S, Kivimäki M, Dugravot A. Does cognitive reserve shape cognitive decline? Ann Neurol. 2011 Aug; 70(2):296-304 (21563209)
  • Speliotes, E. K. et al. Genome-wide association analysis identifies variants associated with nonalcoholic fatty liver disease that have distinct effects on metabolic traits. PLoS Genetics, 7, e1001324, 2012 (21423719)
  • Stansfeld SA, Fuhrer R, Head J. Impact of common mental disorders on sickness absence in an occupational cohort study. Occup Environ Med. 2011 Jun; 68(6):408-13 (21075767)
  • Steptoe A, Hamer M, Butcher L, Lin J, Brydon L, Kivimäki M, Marmot M, Blackburn E, Erusalimsky JD. Educational attainment but not measures of current socioeconomic circumstances are associated with leukocyte telomere length in healthy older men and women. Brain Behav Immun. 2011 Oct; 25(7):1292-8 (21536122)
  • Steptoe A. Psychosocial biomarker research: integrating social, emotional and economic factors into population studies of aging and health. Soc Cogn Affect Neurosci. 2011 Apr; 6(2):226-33 (20360352)
  • Stringhini S, Dugravot A, Shipley M, Goldberg M, Zins M, Kivimaki M, Marmot M, Sabia S, Singh-Manoux A.  Health behaviours, socioeconomic status, and mortality: further analyses of the British Whitehall II and the French GAZEL prospective cohorts. PLoS Med. 2011 Feb; 8(2):e1000419 (21364974)
  • Stringhini S, Dugravot A, Kivimaki M, Shipley M, Zins M, Goldberg M, Ferrie JE, Singh-Manoux A. Do different measures of early life socioeconomic circumstances predict adult mortality? Evidence from the British Whitehall II and French GAZEL studies. J Epidemiol Community Health 65(12):1097-103, 2012 (20675701)
  • Talmud PJ, Cooper JA, Gaunt T, Holmes MV, Shah S, Palmen J, Drenos F, Shah T, Kumari M, Kivimaki M, Whittaker J, Lawlor DA, Day IN, Hingorani AD, Casas JP, Humphries SE. Variants of ADRA2A are associated with fasting glucose, blood pressure, body mass index and type 2 diabetes risk: meta-analysis of four prospective studies. Diabetologia. 2011 Jul; 54(7):1710-9 (21455730)
  • Taylor KC,  […], Kumari M, Hingorani A,  […], Kivimaki M,  […],Reiner AP. A gene-centric association scan for Coagulation Factor VII levels in European and African Americans: the Candidate Gene Association Resource (CARe) Consortium. Hum Mol Genet. 2011 Sep 1; 20(17):3525-34 (21676895)
  • Velders FP, Kuningas M, Kumari M, […], Kivimaki M, […],Tiemeier H. Genetics of cortisol secretion and depressive symptoms: a candidate gene and genome wide association approach. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2011 Aug; 36(7):1053-61 (21316860)
  • Virtanen M, Terho K, Oksanen T, Kurvinen T, Pentti J, Routamaa M, Vartti AM, Peltonen R, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M. Patients with infectious diseases, overcrowding, and health in hospital staff. Arch Intern Med. 2011 Jul 25; 171(14):1296-8. (21788550)
  • Virtanen, M., Ferrie, J. E., Singh-Manoux, A., Shipley, M. J., Stansfeld, S. A., Marmot, M. G., Ahola, K., Vahtera, J. & Kivimäki, M. Long working hours and symptoms of anxiety and depression: a 5-year follow-up of the Whitehall II study. Psychol Med. 2011 Feb 18:1-10 (21329557)
  • Walter S, [...] Kumari M, [...] Kivimäki M, [...] Tiemeier H, Franceschini N. A genome-wide association study of aging Neurobiology of Aging, 32, e15-28., 2012 (21782286)
  • Wills, A. K., Lawlor, D. A., Matthews, F., Sayer, A. A., Bakra, E., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Benzeval, M., Brunner, E., Cooper, R., Kivimäki, M., Kuh, D., Muniz-Terrera, G., Hardy, R. Life course trajectories of systolic blood pressure using longitudinal data from eight UK cohorts. PLoS Medicine, 8, e1000440, 2012 (21695075)
  • Yiannakouris N,  […], Kivimaki M, Hingorani AD, Kumari M, Talmud PJ, Humphries SE. IRS1 gene variants, dysglycaemic metabolic changes and type-2 diabetes risk. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2011 Sep 12. [Epub ahead of print] (21917432)
  • Zabaneh D, [...],, Kumari M, [...], Marmot MG, [...],, Kivimaki M, [...], Humphries SE. Genetic variants associated with Von Willebrand factor levels in healthy men and women identified using the HumanCVD BeadChip. Ann Hum Genet. 2011 Jul; 75(4):456-67 (21534939)
  • Zabaneh D, Kumari M,   […], Kivimaki M, Whittaker J, Hingorani AD, Humphries SE. Meta analysis of candidate gene variants outside the LPA locus with Lp(a) plasma levels in 14,500 participants of six White European cohorts. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Aug; 217(2):447-51 (21592478)
  • Zaman MJ, Shipley MJ, Stafford M, Brunner EJ, Timmis AD, Marmot MG, Hemingway H. Incidence and prognosis of angina pectoris in South Asians and Whites: 18 years of follow-up over seven phases in the Whitehall-II prospective cohort study. J Public Health (Oxf). 2011 Sep; 33(3):430-8 (21045007)
  • Zhu, H. et al.The Lin28/let-7 axis regulates glucose metabolism. Cell, 147, 81-94, 2012 (21962509)

Consortium papers

  • Association between C reactive protein and coronary heart disease: mendelian randomisation analysis based on individual participant data. British Medical Journal, 2011,342:d548 (21325005)
  • International Consortium for Blood Pressure Genome-Wide Association Studies, Ehret, G. et al. (>100 authors including Kivimäki, M.) Genetic variants in novel pathways influence blood pressure and cardiovascular disease risk. Nature, 478, 103-109, 2012 (21909115)