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Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

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734.763.7477

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Jessica Faul

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Associate Research Scientist, Survey Research Center, ISR.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

Dr. Faul's work focuses on socioeconomic predictors of health and health disparities across the life course. Her research integrates genetic and social science data and uses longitudinal modeling and time-varying predictors in examining determinants of health.

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Journal Articles

Barban, Nicola, Rick Jansen, Jessica Faul, and David Weir, et al. Forthcoming. "Genome-wide analysis identifies 12 loci influencing human reproductive behavior." Nature Genetics. DOI. Abstract.

Langa, Kenneth M., Eric Larson, Eileen Crimmins, Jessica Faul, Deborah Levine, Mohammed Kabeto, and David Weir. Forthcoming. "A Comparison of the Prevalence of Dementia in the United States in 2000 and 2012." JAMA Internal Medicine. DOI.

Okbay, A., B. Baselmans, J. De Neve, P. Turley, M. Nivard, M. Fontana, S. Meddens, R. Linnér, C. Rietveld, J. Derringer, and Jessica Faul, et al. 2016. "Genetic variants associated with subjective well-being, depressive symptoms, and neuroticism identified through genome-wide analyses." Nature Genetics, 48(6): 624-633. PMCID: PMC4884152. DOI. Abstract.

Faul, Jessica, Colter Mitchell, J. Smith, and W. Zhao. 2016. "Estimating Telomere Length Heritability in an Unrelated Sample of Adults: Is Heritability of Telomere Length Modified by Life Course Socioeconomic Status?" Biodemography and Social Biology, 62(1): 73-86. PMCID: PMC5117361. DOI. Abstract.

Dunn, E., A. Wiste, F. Radmanesh, L. Almli, S. Gogarten, T. Sofer, Jessica Faul, Sharon R. Kardia, and David Weir, et al. 2016. "Genome-Wide Association Study (Gwas) and Genome-Wide by Environment Interaction Study (Gweis) of Depressive Symptoms in African American and Hispanic/Latina Women." Depression and Anxiety, 33(4): 265-280. PMCID: PMC4826276. DOI. Abstract.

Okbay, A., J. Beauchamp, M. Fontana, T. Pers, C. Rietveld, P. Turley, G. Chen, V. Emilsson, S. Meddens, and Jessica Faul, et al. 2016. "Genome-wide association study identifies 74 loci associated with educational attainment." Nature, 533(7604): 539-542. PMCID: PMC4883595. DOI. Abstract.

Matteini, A., T. Tanaka, D. Karasik, G. Atzmon, W. Chou, J. Eicher, A. Arnold, M. Callisaya, G. Davies, D. Evans, B. Holtfreter, K. Lohman, K. Lunetta, M. Mangino, A. Smith, A. Teumer, L. Yu, D. Arking, A. Buchman, L. Chibinik, P. De Jager, D. Evans, Jessica Faul, M. Garcia, I. Gillham-Nasenya, V. Gudnason, A. Hofman, Y. Hsu, T. Ittermann, L. Lahousse, D. Liewald, Y. Liu, L. Lopez, F. Rivadeneira, J. Rotter, K. Siggeirsdottir, J. Starr, R. Thomson, G. Tranah, A. Uitterlinden, U. Völker, H. Völzke, David Weir, W. Zhao, W. Zhuang, J. Zmuda, D. Bennett, S. Cummings, I. Deary, L. Ferrucci, T. Harris, and Sharon R. Kardia, et al. 2016. "GWAS analysis of handgrip and lower body strength in older adults in the CHARGE consortium." Aging Cell, 15(5): 792-800. DOI. Abstract.

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