Timothy Thornton's Publications


Last updated 27 April 2013

  1. Thornton T , Austin M. (2013) "Software and data resources for genetic association studies. CAB Reviews (Accepted)


  2. Thornton T , Bermejo JL (2013) "Local and Global Ancestry Inference and Applications to Genetic Association Analysis for Admixed Populations." Genetic Epidemiology (In Press)


  3. Coram M, Duan Q, Hoffman TJ, Thornton T , Knowles J, Johnson NA, Ochs-Balcom HM, Donlon TA, Martin LW, Eaton CB, Robinson JG, Risch NJ, Zhu X, Kooperberg C, Li Y, Reiner AP, Tang H. (2013) Genome-wide Characterization of Shared and Distinct Genetic Components that Influence Blood Lipid Levels in Human Populations American Journal of Human Genetics 92:904-916


  4. Perez MV, Hoffmann TJ, Tang H, Thornton T , Stefanick ML, Larson JC, Kooperberg K, , PhD, Reiner AP, Caan B, DrPH, Iribarren C, Risch N (2013) African-American race but not genome-wide African ancestry is negatively associated with atrial fibrillation among postmenopausal women American Heart Journal 166:566-572.e.1


  5. Thornton T , Conomos M, Sverdlov S, Marchani EE, Cheung C, Glazner C, Lewis S, Wijsman EM. (2013) "Estimating and Adjusting for Ancestry Admixture in Statistical Methods for Relatedness Inference, Heritability Estimation, and Association Testing." BMC Proceedings (In Press)


  6. Marchani EE, Cheung CYK, Glazner CG, Conomos MP, Lewis SM, Sverdlov S, Thornton T, Wijsman EM. (2013) "Identity-by-Descent Graphs Offer a Flexible Framework for Imputation and both Linkage and Association Analyses." BMC Proceedings (In Press)


  7. Fohner A, Muzquiz LI, Austin MA, Gaedigk A, Gordon A, Thornton T, Rieder MJ, Pershouse MA, Putnam EA, Howlett K, Beatty P, Thummel KE, Woodahl EL. (2013). Pharmacogenetics in American Indian Populations: Analysis of CYP2D6, CYP3A4, CYP3A5, and CYP2C9 in the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes. Pharmacogenetics and Genomics: 23:403-414


  8. Kaklamani VG, Hoffmann TJ, Thornton T, Geoffrey G, Chlebowski R, Horn LV6, Mantzoros C. (2013) Adiponectin pathway polymorphisms and risk of breast cancer in African Americans and Hispanics in the Women's Health Initiative Breast Cancer Research and Treatment 139:461-468


  9. Ochs-Balcom HM, Preus L, Wactawski-Wende J, Nie J, Johnson NA, Zakharia F, Tang H, Carlson C, Carty C, Chen Z, Hoffman T, Hutter CM, Jackson RD, Kaplan RC, Li L, Liu S, Neuhouser ML, Peters U, Robbins J, Seldin MF, Thornton T, Thompson CL, Kooperberg C, Sucheston LE (2013) Admixture Mapping of DXA-Derived Phenotypes in WHI SHARe African-Americans Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 98: E713-717


  10. Thornton T, Tang H, Hoffman TJ, Ochs-Balcom HM, Baan BJ, and Risch N (2012) Estimating Kinship in Admixed Populations American Journal of Human Genetics 91: 122-138


  11. Thornton T, Zhang Q, Cai X, Ober C, and McPeek MS (2012) XM: Association Testing on the X-Chromosome in Case-Control Samples with Related Individuals Genetic Epidemiology 36:438-450


  12. Tore S, Casula S, Casu G, Concas MP, Pistidda P, Persico I, Sassu A, Maestrale GM, Caterina Mele C, Caruso MR, Bonerba B, Usai P, Deiana I, Thornton T, Pirastu M, and Forabosco P (2011) Application of a new method for GWAS in a related case/control sample with known pedigree structure: identification of new loci for nephrolithiasi PLoS Genetics 7(1): e1001281. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1001281


  13. Phasukijwattana N, Kunhapan B, Stankovich J, Chuenkongkaew WL, Thomson R, Thornton T, Bahlo M, Mushiroda T, Nakamura Y, Mahasirimongkol S, Tun AW, Srisawat C, Limwongse C, Peerapittayamongkol C, Sura T, Suthammarak W, Lertrit P (2010) Genome-wide Linkage Scan and Association Study of PARL to the Expression of LHON Families in Thailand Human Genetics 128: 39-49


  14. Thornton T., McPeek M. S. (2010) ROADTRIPS: Case-control association testing with partially or completely unknown population and pedigree structure American Journal of Human Genetics 86: 172-184


  15. FitzGerald LM, Patterson B, Thomson R, Polanowski A, Quinn S, Brohede J, Thornton T, Challis D, Mackey D, Dwyer T, Foote S, Hannan GN, Stankovich J, McKay JD, Dickinson JL (2009) Identification of a prostate cancer susceptibility gene on chromosome 5p13q12 associated with risk of both familial and sporadic disease European Journal of Human Genetics 17: 368-377.


  16. Thornton T., McPeek M. S. (2007) Case-Control Association Testing with Related Individuals: A More Powerful Quasi-Likelihood Score Test American Journal of Human Genetics 81: 321-337


  17. Anderson-Cook CM and Thornton T (1998) "Response to Letter to the Editor: Shorthanded", Chance, 12: 3-5.


  18. Anderson-Cook CM and Thornton T (1998) "Measuring Hockey's Special Teams Efficiency", Chance, 11: 26-34


  19. Anderson-Cook CM, Thornton T, Robles R (1997) "Measuring Hockey Powerplay and Penalty Killing Efficiency", Proceedings of the American Statistical Association Section on Statistics in Sports, Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association, 11-14.