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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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Malik, Rainer, David Weir, Ganesh Chauhan, Matthew Traylor, Muralidharan Sargurupremraj, Yukinori Okada, Aniket Mishra, Loes Rutten-Jacobs, et al. Forthcoming. "Multiancestry genome-wide association study of 520,000 subjects identifies 32 loci associated with stroke and stroke subtypes." Nature genetics. DOI. Abstract.

Sung, Yun J., Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Erin Bakshis Ware, Jessica Faul, Shiow-yun Lin, Thomas W. Winkler, et al. Forthcoming. "A Large-Scale Multi-ancestry Genome-wide Study Accounting for Smoking Behavior Identifies Multiple Significant Loci for Blood Pressure." The American Journal of Human Genetics. DOI. Abstract.

Jadhav, Apoorva, and David Weir. Forthcoming. "Widowhood and Depression in a Cross-National Perspective: Evidence from the Unted States, Europe, Korea, and China." Journals of Gerontology, Series B. DOI.

Chang, Virginia W., Kenneth M. Langa, David Weir, and Theodore J. Iwashyna. 2017. "The obesity paradox and incident cardiovascular disease: A population-based study." PLOS ONE, 12(12): e0188636. DOI. Abstract.

Smith, Jennifer A., Ana V. Diez Roux, Belinda L. Needham, David Weir, Jessica Faul, Wei Zhao, Kalyn Yasutake, Carmella August, et al. 2017. "Gene-by-Psychosocial Factor Interactions Influence Diastolic Blood Pressure in European and African Ancestry Populations: Meta-Analysis of Four Cohort Studies." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(12): 1596. DOI. Abstract.

Rannikm‰e, Kristiina, Vhinoth Sivakumaran, Henry Miller, Rainer Malik, Jessica Faul, Jennifer A. Smith, and David Weir. 2017. "COL4A2 is associated with lacunar ischemic stroke and deep ICH." Neurology, 89(17): 1829-1839. DOI. Abstract.

Joshi, P.K., Jennifer A. Smith, Sharon L. R. Kardia, David Weir, Jessica Faul, Barbara A. Smith, Mary Anne Evans, N. Pirastu, et al. 2017. "Genome-wide meta-analysis associates HLA-DQA1/DRB1 and LPA and lifestyle factors with human longevity." Nature communications, 8(1): 910. DOI. Abstract.

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