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Author: Neil M Davies

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    • epidemiology: 31,892 (rank: 758 )
    • evolutionary biology: 470 (rank: 18,249 (tie) )
    • genetic and genomic medicine: 2,065 (rank: 2,518 (tie) )
    • genetics: 22,664 (rank: 492 )
    • health economics: 456 (rank: 583 (tie) )
    • ophthalmology: 479 (rank: 418 (tie) )
    • pharmacology and toxicology: 1,106 (rank: 1,535 (tie) )
    • psychiatry and clinical psychology: 611 (rank: 3,155 (tie) )
    • public and global health: 532 (rank: 8,841 (tie) )

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Collider bias undermines our understanding of COVID-19 disease risk and severity

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PHESANT: a tool for performing automated phenome scans in UK Biobank

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Within-sibship GWAS improve estimates of direct genetic effects

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Genetic analysis identifies molecular systems and biological pathways associated with household income

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Why are education, socioeconomic position and intelligence genetically correlated?

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Within-family studies for Mendelian randomization: avoiding dynastic, assortative mating, and population stratification biases

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Mendelian randomisation for mediation analysis: current methods and challenges for implementation

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Selection bias in instrumental variable analyses

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The Causal Effects of Education on Health, Mortality, Cognition, Well-being, and Income in the UK Biobank

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The causes and consequences of Alzheimer's disease: A Mendelian randomization analysis

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Searching for the causal effects of BMI in over 300 000 individuals, using Mendelian randomization

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Alcohol consumption and mate choice in UK Biobank: comparing observational and Mendelian randomization estimates

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The effect of education on adult mortality, health, and income: triangulating across genetic and policy reforms

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Mendelian randomization: a novel approach for the prediction of adverse drug events and drug repurposing opportunities

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Education, intelligence and Alzheimer's disease: Evidence from a multivariable two-sample Mendelian randomization study

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Can education be personalised using pupils’ genetic data?

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Cardiometabolic traits, sepsis and severe covid-19 with respiratory failure: a Mendelian randomization investigation

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An epigenome-wide association study of educational attainment (n = 10,767)

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Consistency of non-cognitive skills and their relation to educational outcomes in a UK cohort

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Using genetic instruments to estimate interactions in Mendelian Randomization studies

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Software Application Profile: mrrobust - A Tool For Performing Two-Sample Summary Mendelian Randomization Analyses

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Cleft lip/palate and educational attainment: cause, consequence, or correlation? A Mendelian randomization study

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Power calculator for instrumental variable analysis in pharmacoepidemiology

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Examining the genetic influences of educational attainment and the validity of value-added measures of progress

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Repurposing antihypertensive drugs for the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease: a Mendelian Randomization study

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The molecular genetics of participation in the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children

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Are there causal relationships between ADHD and BMI? Evidence from multiple genetically informed designs

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What explains the effect of education on cardiovascular disease? Applying Mendelian randomization to identify the consequences of education inequality

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Assortative mating and within-spouse pair comparisons

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The causal effect of adiposity on hospital costs: Mendelian Randomization analysis of over 300,000 individuals from the UK Biobank

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Is genetic liability to ADHD and ASD causally linked to educational attainment?

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The Causal Effects of Health Conditions and Risk Factors on Social and Socioeconomic Outcomes: Mendelian Randomization in UK Biobank

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The relationship between open angle glaucoma, optic disc morphology and Alzheimer's Disease: a Mendelian randomization study

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Testing the causal effects between subjective wellbeing and physical health using Mendelian randomisation

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Comparison of antihypertensive drug classes for dementia prevention

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Estimating the causal effect of genetic liability to prevalent disease on hospital costs using Mendelian Randomization

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Schizophrenia risk and reproductive success: A Mendelian randomization study.

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Educational inequalities in statin treatment for preventing cardiovascular disease: cross-sectional analysis of UK Biobank

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The consequences of adjustment, correction and selection in genome-wide association studies used for two-sample Mendelian randomization

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Polygenic and socioeconomic risk for high body mass index: 69 years of follow-up across life

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Navigating sample overlap, winner's curse and weak instrument bias in Mendelian randomization studies using the UK Biobank

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The bidirectional causal effects of brain morphology across the life course and risk of Alzheimers disease: A cross-cohort comparison and Mendelian randomization meta-analysis

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Common health conditions in childhood and adolescence, school absence, and educational attainment: Mendelian randomization study

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Robust causal inference for long-term policy decisions: cost effectiveness of interventions for obesity using Mendelian randomization

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Interpreting Mendelian randomization estimates of the effects of categorical exposures such as disease status and educational attainment

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Blood Pressure and Risk of Atrial Fibrillation: A Mendelian Randomization Study

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Genetic Variation in Blood Pressure and Lifetime Risk of Peripheral Artery Disease: A Mendelian Randomization Study

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Testosterone and socioeconomic position: Mendelian Randomization in 306,248 men and women participants of UK Biobank

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Educational attainment as a modifier of the effect of polygenic scores for cardiovascular risk factors: cross-sectional and prospective analysis of UK Biobank

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Educational attainment, health outcomes and mortality: a within-sibship Mendelian randomization study

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Little genomic support for cyclophilin A-matrix metalloproteinase-9 pathway as a therapeutic target for cognitive impairment in APOE4 carriers

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Genetic effect modification of cis-acting C-reactive protein variants in cardiometabolic disease status

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Taller height and risk of coronary heart disease and cancer: a within-sibship Mendelian randomization study

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Weakening of the cognition and height association from 1957 to 2018: findings from four British birth cohort studies

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Investigating the causal relationship between allergic disease and mental health

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Separating the direct effects of risk factors for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease from those mediated by type 2 diabetes

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Association of lipid-regulating drugs with dementia and related conditions: an observational study of data from the Clinical Practice Research Datalink

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