Institute of Epidemiology & Health Care



List of Whitehall II publications by Whitehall II researchers, ordered alphabetically by first author. This list includes consortia papers. 

  • Association of midlife diet with subsequent risk of dementia. Akbaraly T, Singh-Manoux A, Dugravot A, Brunner EJ, Kivimäki M, Sabia, S.  JAMA. 321(10):957-968, 2019 (PMID: 30860560)
  • The association between accelerometer-assessed physical activity and respiratory function in older adults differs between smokers and non-smokers.  Benadjaoud MA, Menai M, van Hees VT, Zipunnikov V, Regnaux JP, Kivimäki M, Singh-Manoux A, Sabia S.  Sci Rep. 9(1):10270, 2019 (PMID: 31311982)
  • Multi-cohort study identifies social determinants of systemic inflammation over the life course.  Berger E, Castagné R, Chadeau-Hyam M, Bochud M, d'Errico A, Gandini M, Karimi M, Kivimäki M, Krogh V, Marmot M, Panico S, Preisig M, Ricceri F, Sacerdote C, Steptoe A, Stringhini S, Tumino R, Vineis P, Delpierre C, Kelly-Irving M. Nat Commun. 15;10(1):773, 2019 (PMID: 30770820)
  • Carotid artery wave intensity in mid- to late-life predicts cognitive decline: the Whitehall II study.  Chiesa ST, Masi S, Shipley MJ, Ellins EA, Fraser AG, Hughes AD, Patel RS, Khir AW, Halcox JP, Singh-Manoux A, Kivimaki M, Celermajer DS, Deanfield JE.  Eur Heart J. 40(28):2300-2309, 2019 (PMID: 30957863)
  • Change in Cardiovascular Health and Incident Type 2 Diabetes and Impaired Fasting Glucose: The Whitehall II Study.  Climie RE, van Sloten TT, Périer MC, Tafflet M, Fayosse A, Dugravot A, Singh-Manoux A, Empana JP.  Diabetes Care. 42(10):1981-1987, 2019 (PMID: 31416895)
  • Green and blue spaces and physical functioning in older adults: longitudinal analyses of the Whitehall II study. de Keijzer C, Tonne C, Sabia S, Basagana X, Valentin A, Singh-Manoux A, Anto JM, Alonso J, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Sunyer J, Dadvand P.  Environ Int. 122:346-356, 2019 (PMID: 30503316
  • Long-term exposure to greenspace and metabolic syndrome: A Whitehall II study. de Keijzer C, Basagaña X, Tonne C, Valentín A, Alonso J, Antó JM, Nieuwenhuijsen MJ, Kivimäki M, Singh-Manoux A, Sunyer J, Dadvand P.   Environ Pollut. 255(Pt 2):113231, 2019 (PMID: 31561037)
  • Moderate emotional reactions to stressful life events are associated with lowest risk of increased alcohol consumption: evidence from the Whitehall II study.  Dich N, Doan SN.  Eur J Public Health. 29(4):754-758, 2019 (PMID: 31008503)
  • Dysregulation of the hypothalamic pituitary adrenal (HPA) axis and cognitive capability at older ages: individual participant meta-analysis of five cohorts. Gardner M, Lightman S, Kuh D, Comijs H, Deeg D, Gallacher J, Geoffroy MC, Kivimaki M, Kumari M, Power C, Hardy R, Richards M, Ben-Shlomo Y.  Sci Rep. 14;9(1):4555, 2019 (PMID: 30872618)
  • Global, regional, and national burden of stroke, 1990-2016: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2016.  GBD 2016 Stroke Collaborators.  Lancet Neurol. 18(5):439-458, 2019 (PMID: 30871944)
  • Cardiovascular Risk Factors Associated With Venous Thromboembolism.  Gregson J, Kaptoge S, Bolton T, Pennells L, Willeit P, Burgess S, Bell S, Sweeting M, Rimm EB, Kabrhel C, Zöller B, Assmann G, Gudnason V, Folsom AR, Arndt V, Fletcher A, Norman PE, Nordestgaard BG, Kitamura A, Mahmoodi BK, Whincup PH, Knuiman M, Salomaa V, Meisinger C, Koenig W, Kavousi M, Völzke H, Cooper JA, Ninomiya T, Casiglia E, Rodriguez B, Ben-Shlomo Y, Després JP, Simons L, Barrett-Connor E, Björkelund C, Notdurfter M, Kromhout D, Price J, Sutherland SE, Sundström J, Kauhanen J, Gallacher J, Beulens JWJ, Dankner R, Cooper C, Giampaoli S, Deen JF, Gómez de la Cámara A, Kuller LH, Rosengren A, Svensson PJ, Nagel D, Crespo CJ, Brenner H, Albertorio-Diaz JR, Atkins R, Brunner EJ, Shipley M, Njølstad I, Lawlor DA, van der Schouw YT, Selmer RM, Trevisan M, Verschuren WMM, Greenland P, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Lowe GDO, Wood AM, Butterworth AS, Thompson SG, Danesh J, Di Angelantonio E, Meade T; Emerging Risk FactorsCollaboration. JAMA Cardiol. 4(2):163-173, 2019 (PMID: 30649175)
  • Heart rate, autonomic function and future changes in glucose metabolism in non-diabetic individuals: the Whitehall II cohort study.  Hansen, CS, Vistesen, D, Jorgensen ME, Witte DR, Brunner E, Tabak AG, Kivimäki M, Roden M, Herder C.  Diabetes Care. 42(5):867-874, 2019 (PMID: 30940642)
  • Physical activity and peripheral artery disease: Two prospective cohort studies and a systematic review.  Heikkilä K, Coughlin PA, Pentti J, Kivimaki M, Halonen JI. Atherosclerosis. 10;286:114-120, 2019 (PMID: 31136912)
  • Healthy lifestyle and cardiac vagal modulation over 10 years: Whitehall II Cohort Study.  Jandackova V, Scholes S, Britton A, Steptoe S.  J Am Heart Assoc. 8(19):e012420, 2019 (PMID: 31547790)
  • Do worse baseline risk factors explain the association of healthy obesity with increased mortality risk? Whitehall II Study.  Johnson W, Bell JA, Robson E, Norris T, Kivimäki M, Hamer M. Int J Obes (Lond). 43(8):1578-1589, 2019 (PMID: 30108269)
  • Genetic studies of accelerometer-based sleep measures in 85,670 individuals yield new insights into human sleep behaviour. Jones SE, van Hees VT, Mazzotti DR, Marques-Vidal P, Sabia S, van der Spek A, Dashti HS, Engmann J, Kocevska D, Tyrrell J, Beaumont RN, Hillsdon M, Ruth KS, Tuke MA, Yaghootkar H, Sharp SA, Ji Y, Harrison JW, Freathy RM, Murray A, Luik AI, Amin N, Lane JM, Saxena R, Rutter MK, Tiemeier H, Kutalik Z, Kumari M, Frayling TM, Weedon MN, Gehrman PR, Wood AR.  Nat Commun. 10(1):158, 2019 (PMID: 30952852)
  • Individual and Combined Effects of Job Strain Components on Subsequent Morbidity and Mortality.  Kivimäki M, Nyberg ST, Pentti J, Madsen IEH, Hanson LLM, Rugulies R, Vahtera J, Coggon D; IPD-Work consortium.  Epidemiology. 30(4):e27-e29, 2019 (PMID: 30985532)
  • Physical inactivity, cardiometabolic disease, and risk of dementia: an individual-participant meta-analysis.  Kivimäki M, Singh-Manoux A, Pentti J, Sabia S, Nyberg ST, Alfredsson L, Goldberg M, Knutsson A, Koskenvuo M, Koskinen A, Kouvonen A, Nordin M, Oksanen T, Strandberg T, Suominen SB, Theorell T, Vahtera J, Väänänen A, Virtanen M, Westerholm P, Westerlund H, Zins M, Seshadri S, Batty GD, Sipilä PN, Shipley MJ, Lindbohm JV, Ferrie JE, Jokela M; IPD-Work consortium.  BMJ. 365:l1495, 2019 (PMID: 30995986)
  • Association between major surgical admissions and the cognitive trajectory: 19 year follow-up of Whitehall II cohort study.  Krause BM, Sabia S, Manning HJ, Singh-Manoux A, Sanders RD. BMJ. 366:l4466, 2019 (PMID: 31391161)
  • Weight change increases the odds of psychological distress in middle age: bidirectional analyses from the Whitehall II Study.  Knüppel A, Shipley MJ, Llewellyn CH, Brunner EJ.  Psychol Med. 49(15):2505-2514, 2019 (PMID: 30457068
  • Healthy dietary indices and risk of depressive outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Lassale C, Batty GD, Baghdadli A, Jacka F, Sánchez-Villegas A, Kivimäki M, Akbaraly T.  Mol Psychiatry. 24(7):965-986, 2019 (PMID: 30254236
  • A Comparative Analysis of the Status Anxiety Hypothesis of Socio-economic Inequalities in Health Based on 18,349 individuals in Four Countries and Five Cohort Studies.  Layte R, McCrory C, Cheallaigh CN, Bourke N, Kivimaki M, Ribeiro AI, Stringhini S, Vineis P.  Sci Rep. 9(1):796, 2019 (PMID: 30692559)
  • 5-year versus risk-category-specific screening intervals for cardiovascular disease prevention: a cohort study.  Lindbohm JV, Sipilä PN, Mars NJ, Pentti J, Ahmadi-Abhari S, Brunner EJ, Shipley MJ, Singh-Manoux A, Tabak AG, Kivimäki M.  Lancet Public Health. 4(4):e189-e199, 2019 (PMID: 30954144)
  • Psychiatric disorders as risk factors for the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus: an umbrella review protocol.  Lindekilde N, Nefs G, Henriksen JE, Lasgaard M, Schram M, Rubin K, Rutters F, Kivimaki M, Pouwer F. BMJ. 2365:l1495, 2019 (PMID: 31152031)
  • Does inflammation provide a link between psychosocial work characteristics and diabetes? Analysis of the role of interleukin-6 and C-reactive protein in the Whitehall II cohort study.  Magnusson Hanson LL, Virtanen M, Rod NH, Steptoe A, Head J, Batty GD, Kivimäki M, Westerlund H. Brain Behav Immun. 78:153-160, 2019 (PMID: 30684651)
  • Multicohort study of change in job strain, poor mental health and incident cardiometabolic disease.  Magnusson Hanson LL, Rod NH, Vahtera J, Peristera P, Pentti J, Rugulies R, Madsen IEH, LaMontagne AD, Milner A, Lange T, Suominen S, Stenholm S, Xu T, Kivimäki M, Westerlund H.  Occup Environ Med. 76(11):785-792, 2019 (PMID: 31488605)
  • Informal caregiving and diurnal patterns of salivary cortisol: Results from the Whitehall II cohort study. Mortensen J, Dich N, Clark AJ, Ramlau-Hansen CH, Head J, Kivimäki M, Kumari M, Rod NH. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 100:41-47, 2018 (PMID: 30290284
  • Underestimating the true impact of obesity - Authors' reply.  Nyberg ST, Batty GD, Kivimäki M. Lancet Public Health. 4(1):e17, 2019 (PMID: 30621936)
  • Does Poorer Pulmonary Function Accelerate Arterial Stiffening?  Okamoto M, Shipley MJ, Wilkinson IB, McEniery CM, Valencia-Hernández CA, Singh-Manoux A, Kivimaki M, Brunner EJ. Hypertension. 74(4):929-935, 2019 (PMID: 31378105)
  • Equalization of four cardiovascular risk algorithms after systematic recalibration: individual-participant meta-analysis of 86 prospective studies.  Pennells L, Kaptoge S, Wood A, Sweeting M, Zhao X, White I, Burgess S, Willeit P, Bolton T, Moons KGM, van der Schouw YT, Selmer R, Khaw KT, Gudnason V, Assmann G, Amouyel P, Salomaa V, Kivimaki M, Nordestgaard BG, Blaha MJ, Kuller LH, Brenner H, Gillum RF, Meisinger C, Ford I, Knuiman MW, Rosengren A, Lawlor DA, Völzke H, Cooper C, Marín Ibañez A, Casiglia E, Kauhanen J, Cooper JA, Rodriguez B, Sundström J, Barrett-Connor E, Dankner R, Nietert PJ, Davidson KW, Wallace RB, Blazer DG, Björkelund C, Donfrancesco C, Krumholz HM, Nissinen A, Davis BR, Coady S, Whincup PH, Jørgensen T, Ducimetiere P, Trevisan M, Engström G, Crespo CJ, Meade TW, Visser M, Kromhout D, Kiechl S, Daimon M, Price JF, Gómez de la Cámara A, Wouter Jukema J, Lamarche B, Onat A, Simons LA, Kavousi M, Ben-Shlomo Y, Gallacher J, Dekker JM, Arima H, Shara N, Tipping RW, Roussel R, Brunner EJ, Koenig W, Sakurai M, Pavlovic J, Gansevoort RT, Nagel D, Goldbourt U, Barr ELM, Palmieri L, Njølstad I, Sato S, Monique Verschuren WM, Varghese CV, Graham I, Onuma O, Greenland P, Woodward M, Ezzati M, Psaty BM, Sattar N, Jackson R, Ridker PM, Cook NR, D'Agostino RB, Thompson SG, Danesh J, Di Angelantonio E; Emerging Risk Factors Collaboration.  Eur Heart J. 40(7):621-631, 2019 (PMID:  30476079)
  • Neighbourhood socioeconomic deprivation and allostatic load: a multi-cohort study.  Ribeiro AI, Fraga S, Kelly-Irving M, Delpierre C, Stringhini S, Kivimaki M, Joost S, Guessous I, Gandini M, Vineis P, Barros H.  Sci Rep. 9(1):8790, 2019 (PMID: 31217447)
  • Association of ideal cardiovascular health at age 50 with incidence of dementia: 25 year follow-up of Whitehall II cohort study. Sabia S, Fayosse A, Dumurgier J, Schnitzler A, Empana JP, Ebmeier KP, Dugravot A, Kivimäki M, Singh-Manoux A.  BMJ. 366:l4414, 2019 (PMID: 31391187)
  • Phenome-wide association analysis of LDL-cholesterol lowering genetic variants in PCSK9.  Schmidt AF, Holmes MV, Preiss D, Swerdlow DI, Denaxas S, Fatemifar G, Faraway R, Finan C, Valentine D, Fairhurst-Hunter Z, Hartwig FP, Horta BL, Hypponen E, Power C, Moldovan M, van Iperen E, Hovingh K, Demuth I, Norman K, Steinhagen-Thiessen E, Demuth J, Bertram L, Lill CM, Coassin S, Willeit J, Kiechl S, Willeit K, Mason D, Wright J, Morris R, Wanamethee G, Whincup P, Ben-Shlomo Y, McLachlan S, Price JF, Kivimaki M, Welch C, Sanchez-Galvez A, Marques-Vidal P, Nicolaides A, Panayiotou AG, Onland-Moret NC, van der Schouw YT, Matullo G, Fiorito G, Guarrera S, Sacerdote C, Wareham NJ, Langenberg C, Scott RA, Luan J, Bobak M, Malyutina S, Pająk A, Kubinova R, Tamosiunas A, Pikhart H, Grarup N, Pedersen O, Hansen T, Linneberg A, Jess T, Cooper J, Humphries SE, Brilliant M, Kitchner T, Hakonarson H, Carrell DS, McCarty CA, Lester KH, Larson EB, Crosslin DR, de Andrade M, Roden DM, Denny JC, Carty C, Hancock S, Attia J, Holliday E, Scott R, Schofield P, O'Donnell M, Yusuf S, Chong M, Pare G, van der Harst P, Said MA, Eppinga RN, Verweij N, Snieder H; Lifelines Cohort authors, Christen T, Mook-Kanamori DO; ICBP Consortium, Gustafsson S, Lind L, Ingelsson E, Pazoki R, Franco O, Hofman A, Uitterlinden A, Dehghan A, Teumer A, Baumeister S, Dörr M, Lerch MM, Völker U, Völzke H, Ward J, Pell JP, Meade T, Christophersen IE, Maitland-van der Zee AH, Baranova EV, Young R, Ford I, Campbell A, Padmanabhan S, Bots ML, Grobbee DE, Froguel P, Thuillier D, Roussel R, Bonnefond A, Cariou B, Smart M, Bao Y, Kumari M, Mahajan A, Hopewell JC, Seshadri S; METASTROKE Consortium of the ISGC, Dale C, Costa RPE, Ridker PM, Chasman DI, Reiner AP, Ritchie MD, Lange LA, Cornish AJ, Dobbins SE, Hemminki K, Kinnersley B, Sanson M, Labreche K, Simon M, Bondy M, Law P, Speedy H, Allan J, Li N, Went M, Weinhold N, Morgan G, Sonneveld P, Nilsson B, Goldschmidt H, Sud A, Engert A, Hansson M, Hemingway H, Asselbergs FW, Patel RS, Keating BJ, Sattar N, Houlston R, Casas JP, Hingorani AD. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 19(1):240, 2019 (PMID: 31664920)
  • Association of social contact with dementia and cognition: 28-year follow-up of the Whitehall IIcohort study. Sommerlad A, Sabia S, Singh-Manoux A, Lewis G, Livingston G. PLoS Med. 16(8):e1002862, 2019 (PMID: 31374073)
  • Sleep Duration and Sleep Disturbances as Predictors of Healthy and Chronic Disease-Free Life Expectancy between ages 50 and 75: a pooled analysis of three cohorts.  Stenholm S, Head J, Kivimäki M, Magnusson Hanson LL, Pentti J, Rod NH, Clark AJ, Oksanen T, Westerlund H, Vahtera J. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 74(2):204-210, 2019 (PMID: 29415200)
  • Association of Midlife Cardiovascular Risk Profiles With Cerebral Perfusion at Older Ages.  Suri S, Topiwala A, Chappell MA, Okell TW, Zsoldos E, Singh-Manoux A, Kivimäki M, Mackay CE, Ebmeier KP. JAMA Netw Open. 2(6):e195776, 2019 (PMID: 31225888)
  • Predicting cognitive resilience from midlife lifestyle and multi-modal MRI: A 30-year prospectivecohort study.  Topiwala A, Suri S, Allan C, Valkanova V, Filippini N, Sexton CE, Heise V, Zsoldos E, Mahmood A, Singh-Manoux A, Mackay CE, Kivimäki M, Ebmeier KP.  PLoS One. 14(2):e0211273, 2019 (PMID: 30779761)
  • Social support and trajectories of body mass index and waist to hip ratio from mid-adulthood to old age.  Tymoszuk U, Kumari M, Batterham R, Stafford M. J Epidemiol Community Health. 73(2):111-116, 2019 (PMID: 30381465)
  • Reversion from prediabetes to normoglycaemia and risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality: the Whitehall II cohort study.   Vistisen D, Kivimäki M, Perreault L, Hulman A, Witte DR, Brunner EJ, Tabák A, Jørgensen ME, Færch K.  Diabetologia. 62(8):1385-1390, 2019 (PMID: 31123789)
  • Plasma protein patterns as comprehensive indicators of health.  Williams SA, Kivimaki M, Langenberg C, Hingorani AD, Casas JP, Bouchard C, Jonasson C, Sarzynski MA, Shipley MJ, Alexander L, Ash J, Bauer T, Chadwick J, Datta G, DeLisle RK, Hagar Y, Hinterberg M, Ostroff R, Weiss S, Ganz P, Wareham NJ. Nature Medicine 25:1851–1857, 2019 (PMID: 31792462)
  • The Consortium of Metabolomics Studies (COMETS): Metabolomics in 47 Prospective Cohort Studies. Yu B. et al. Am J Epidemiol. 188(6):991-1012, 2019 (PMID: 31155658)
  • Age at natural menopause and risk of incident cardiovascular disease: a pooled analysis of individual patient data.  Zhu D, Chung HF, Dobson AJ, Pandeya N, Giles GG, Bruinsma F, Brunner EJ, Kuh D, Hardy R, Avis NE, Gold EB, Derby CA, Matthews KA, Cade JE, Greenwood DC, Demakakos P, Brown DE, Sievert LL, Anderson D, Hayashi K, Lee JS, Mizunuma H, Tillin T, Simonsen MK, Adami HO, Weiderpass E, Mishra GD.  Lancet Public Health. 4(11):e553-e564, 2019 (PMID: 31588031)