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David Weir

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Research Professor, Survey Research Center.

Ph.D., Stanford University

Dr. Weir's current research interests include the measurement of health-related quality of life; the use of cost-effectiveness measures in health policy and medical decision-making; the role of supplemental health insurance in the Medicare population; the effects of health, gender, and marital status on economic well-being in retirement; and the effects of early-life experience on longevity and health at older ages. He also directs the Health and Retirement Study (HRS).

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Journal Articles

Dunn, E., A. Wiste, F. Radmanesh, L. Almli, S. Gogarten, T. Sofer, Jessica Faul, Sharon R. Kardia, David Weir, W. Zhao, T. Soare, S. Mirza, K. Hek, H. Tiemeier, J. Goveas, G. Sarto, B. Snively, M. Cornelis, K. Koenen, P. Kraft, S. Purcell, K. Ressler, J. Rosand, S. Wassertheil-Smoller, and J. Smoller, 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.

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, K. Yaffe, W. Zhao, W. Zhuang, J. Zmuda, D. Bennett, S. Cummings, I. Deary, L. Ferrucci, T. Harris, Sharon R. Kardia, T. Kocher, S. Kritchevsky, B. Psaty, S. Seshadri, T. Spector, V. Srikanth, B. Windham, M. Zillikens, A. Newman, J. Walston, D. Kiel, and J. Murabito, 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.

Weir, David, Jessica Faul, and Jennifer Smith, et al. 2015. "Large-scale genomic analyses link reproductive aging to hypothalamic signaling, breast cancer susceptibility and BRCA1-mediated DNA repair." Nature Genetics, 47: 1294–1303. DOI. Abstract.

Weir, David, Jessica Faul, and Jennifer Smith, et al. 2015. "The association between lower educational attainment and depression owing to shared genetic effects? Results in ~25 000 subjects." Molecular Psychiatry, 20: 735-743. PMCID: PMC4610719. DOI. Abstract.

Faul, Jessica, David Weir, and Others. 2015. "Directional dominance on stature and cognition in diverse human populations." Nature, 523(7561): 459-462. PMCID: PMC4516141. DOI. Abstract.

Cole, Steven W., Morgan E. Levine, Jesusa MG Arevalo, Jeffrey Ma, David Weir, and Eileen M. Crimmins. 2015. "Loneliness, eudaimonia, and the human conserved transcriptional response to adversity." Psychoneuroendocrinology, 62: 11-17. DOI. Abstract.

Faul, Jessica, and David Weir, et al. 2015. "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, 24(12): 3582-3594. PMCID: PMC4498155. DOI. Abstract.

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