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Richard Arlen Price, Ph.D.

Richard Arlen Price, Ph.D.

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Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry
Department: Psychiatry

Contact information
Center for Neurobiology and Behavior
B.S. ( Psychology)
Georgia State University, 1972.
M.A. ( Social Psychology)
Georgia State University, 1974.
M.A. (Biological Psychology)
University of Colorado, Boulder , 1977.
Ph.D. (Psychology: Behavioral Genetics)
University of Colorado at Boulder, 1980.
Postdoc (Population Genetics)
Stanford University, 1982.
Postdoc (Human Genetics)
Yale University, 1984.
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Description of Research Expertise

Genetics of Complex Traits, Genetics of Obesity, Behavioral Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology

Selected Publications

Nead Kevin T, Li Aihua, Wehner Mackenzie R, Neupane Binod, Gustafsson Stefan, Butterworth Adam, Engert James C, Davis A Darlene, Hegele Robert A, Miller Ruby, den Hoed Marcel, Khaw Kay-Tee, Kilpeläinen Tuomas O, Wareham Nick, Edwards Todd L, Hallmans Göran, Varga Tibor V, Kardia Sharon L R, Smith Jennifer A, Zhao Wei, Faul Jessica D, Weir David, Mi Jie, Xi Bo, Quinteros Samuel Canizales, Cooper Cyrus, Sayer Avan Aihie, Jameson Karen, Grøntved Anders, Fornage Myriam, Sidney Stephen, Hanis Craig L, Highland Heather M, Häring Hans-Ulrich, Heni Martin, Lasky-Su Jessica, Weiss Scott T, Gerhard Glenn S, Still Christopher, Melka Melkaey M, Pausova Zdenka, Paus Tomáš, Grant Struan F A, Hakonarson Hakon, Price R Arlen, Wang Kai, Scherag Andre, Hebebrand Johannes, Hinney Anke, Franks Paul W, Frayling Timothy M, McCarthy Mark I, Hirschhorn Joel N, Loos Ruth J, Ingelsson Erik, Gerstein Hertzel C, Yusuf Salim, Beyene Joseph, Anand Sonia S, Meyre David: Contribution of common non-synonymous variants in PCSK1 to body mass index variation and risk of obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis with evidence from up to 331 175 individuals. Human molecular genetics Mar 2015.

Jiao Hongxiao, Wang Kai, Yang Fuhua, Grant Struan F A, Hakonarson Hakon, Price R Arlen, Li Wei-Dong: Pathway-Based Genome-Wide Association Studies for Plasma Triglycerides in Obese Females and Normal-Weight Controls. PloS one 10(8): e0134923, 2015.

Kai Wang, Wei-Dong Li, Clarence K. Zhang, Zuoheng Wang, Joseph T Glessner, Struan F.A. Grant, Hongyu Zhao, Hakon Hakonarson, R. Arlen Price: A genome-wide association study on obesity and obesity-related traits. Public Library of Science One Page: e published, April 2011.

Wang, K, Li, W-D, Glessner, JT, Grant, SFA, Hakonarson, H, Price, RA: Large copy number variations are enriched in cases with moderate to extreme obesity Diabetes 59(10): 2690-2694, October 2010.

Price, RA, Li, W-D, Zhao, H: FTO gene SNPs associated with obesity in cases, controls and extremely discordant sister pairs. BMC Medical Genetics 9: 4, January 2008.

Saunders CL, Chiodini B, Sham P, Lewis CM, Collier DA and the BMI-GSMA consortium: Abkevich V, Adeyemo AA, de Andrade M, Arya R, Berenson GS, Blangero J, Borecki IB, Chagnon YC, Chen W, Comuzzie AG, Deng H-W, Duggirala R, Feitosa MF, Froguel P, Hanson RL, Hebebrand J, Huezo-Dias P, Kissebah AH, Li W-D, Luke A, Martin L, Nash M, Öhman M, Palmer LJ, Peltonen L, Perola M, Price RA, Srinivasan SR, Stern MP, Stone SV, Wijmenga C, Wu X: Meta-analysis of genome-wide linkage studies in body mass index and obesity. Obesity 15(9): 2263-2275, Sep 2007.

Dong C., Li WD., Li D., Price RA: Extreme obesity is associated with attempted suicides: results from a family study. International Journal of Obesity 30(2): 388-90, Feb 2006.

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Last updated: 09/16/2015
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