Faculty

Alexander Reiner

Research Professor, Epidemiology

206-667-2710
apreiner@uw.edu

Education

MD Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 1984
MSc Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2001

Contact

206-667-2710
apreiner@uw.edu

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Box 358080
WHI Clinical Coordinating Ctr / Public Health Sciences
M3-A4
Seattle, WA

Research Interests

Genetic epidemiology of atherosclerotic, thrombotic and cardiovascular disease; population biology; genomics

Recent Publications (PubMed)

From GWAS variant to function: A study of ∼148,000 variants for blood cell traits.
(2022 Jan 13)
HGG Adv 3(1): 100063
Sun Q, Crowley CA, Huang L, Wen J, Chen J, Bao EL, Auer PL, Lettre G, Reiner AP, Sankaran VG, Raffield LM, Li Y

Clonal hematopoiesis in sickle cell disease.
(2022 Jan 6)
J Clin Invest
Liggett LA, Cato LD, Weinstock JS, Zhang Y, Nouraie SM, Gladwin MT, Garrett ME, Ashley-Koch A, Telen M, Custer B, Kelly S, Dinardo C, Sabino EC, Loureiro P, Carneiro-Proietti A, Maximo C, Reiner AP, Abecasis GR, Williams DA, Natarajan P, Bick AG, Sankaran VG

Rare coding variants in 35 genes associate with circulating lipid levels-A multi-ancestry analysis of 170,000 exomes.
(2022 Jan 6)
Am J Hum Genet 109(1): 81-96
Hindy G, Dornbos P, Chaffin MD, Liu DJ, Wang M, Selvaraj MS, Zhang D, Park J, Aguilar-Salinas CA, Antonacci-Fulton L, Ardissino D, Arnett DK, Aslibekyan S, Atzmon G, Ballantyne CM, Barajas-Olmos F, Barzilai N, Becker LC, Bielak LF, Bis JC, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Bonnycastle LL, Bottinger E, Bowden DW, Bown MJ, Brody JA, Broome JG, Burtt NP, Cade BE, Centeno-Cruz F, Chan E, Chang YC, Chen YI, Cheng CY, Choi WJ, Chowdhury R, Contreras-Cubas C, Córdova EJ, Correa A, Cupples LA, Curran JE, Danesh J, de Vries PS, DeFronzo RA, Doddapaneni H, Duggirala R, Dutcher SK, Ellinor PT, Emery LS, Florez JC, Fornage M, Freedman BI, Fuster V, Garay-Sevilla ME, García-Ortiz H, Germer S, Gibbs RA, Gieger C, Glaser B, Gonzalez C, Gonzalez-Villalpando ME, Graff M, Graham SE, Grarup N, Groop LC, Guo X, Gupta N, Han S, Hanis CL, Hansen T, He J, Heard-Costa NL, Hung YJ, Hwang MY, Irvin MR, Islas-Andrade S, Jarvik GP, Kang HM, Kardia SLR, Kelly T, Kenny EE, Khan AT, Kim BJ, Kim RW, Kim YJ, Koistinen HA, Kooperberg C, Kuusisto J, Kwak SH, Laakso M, Lange LA, Lee J, Lee J, Lee S, Lehman DM, Lemaitre RN, Linneberg A, Liu J, Loos RJF, Lubitz SA, Lyssenko V, Ma RCW, Martin LW, Martínez-Hernández A, Mathias RA, McGarvey ST, McPherson R, Meigs JB, Meitinger T, Melander O, Mendoza-Caamal E, Metcalf GA, Mi X, Mohlke KL, Montasser ME, Moon JY, Moreno-Macías H, Morrison AC, Muzny DM, Nelson SC, Nilsson PM, O'Connell JR, Orho-Melander M, Orozco L, Palmer CNA, Palmer ND, Park CJ, Park KS, Pedersen O, Peralta JM, Peyser PA, Post WS, Preuss M, Psaty BM, Qi Q, Rao DC, Redline S, Reiner AP, Revilla-Monsalve C, Rich SS, Samani N, Schunkert H, Schurmann C, Seo D, Seo JS, Sim X, Sladek R, Small KS, So WY, Stilp AM, Tai ES, Tam CHT, Taylor KD, Teo YY, Thameem F, Tomlinson B, Tsai MY, Tuomi T, Tuomilehto J, Tusié-Luna T, Udler MS, van Dam RM, Vasan RS, Viaud Martinez KA, Wang FF, Wang X, Watkins H, Weeks DE, Wilson JG, Witte DR, Wong TY, Yanek LR, AMP-T2D-GENES, Myocardial Infarction Genetics Consortium., NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium., NHLBI TOPMed Lipids Working Group., Kathiresan S, Rader DJ, Rotter JI, Boehnke M, McCarthy MI, Willer CJ, Natarajan P, Flannick JA, Khera AV, Peloso GM

The power of genetic diversity in genome-wide association studies of lipids.
(2021 Dec)
Nature 600(7890): 675-679
Graham SE, Clarke SL, Wu KH, Kanoni S, Zajac GJM, Ramdas S, Surakka I, Ntalla I, Vedantam S, Winkler TW, Locke AE, Marouli E, Hwang MY, Han S, Narita A, Choudhury A, Bentley AR, Ekoru K, Verma A, Trivedi B, Martin HC, Hunt KA, Hui Q, Klarin D, Zhu X, Thorleifsson G, Helgadottir A, Gudbjartsson DF, Holm H, Olafsson I, Akiyama M, Sakaue S, Terao C, Kanai M, Zhou W, Brumpton BM, Rasheed H, Ruotsalainen SE, Havulinna AS, Veturi Y, Feng Q, Rosenthal EA, Lingren T, Pacheco JA, Pendergrass SA, Haessler J, Giulianini F, Bradford Y, Miller JE, Campbell A, Lin K, Millwood IY, Hindy G, Rasheed A, Faul JD, Zhao W, Weir DR, Turman C, Huang H, Graff M, Mahajan A, Brown MR, Zhang W, Yu K, Schmidt EM, Pandit A, Gustafsson S, Yin X, Luan J, Zhao JH, Matsuda F, Jang HM, Yoon K, Medina-Gomez C, Pitsillides A, Hottenga JJ, Willemsen G, Wood AR, Ji Y, Gao Z, Haworth S, Mitchell RE, Chai JF, Aadahl M, Yao J, Manichaikul A, Warren HR, Ramirez J, Bork-Jensen J, Kårhus LL, Goel A, Sabater-Lleal M, Noordam R, Sidore C, Fiorillo E, McDaid AF, Marques-Vidal P, Wielscher M, Trompet S, Sattar N, Møllehave LT, Thuesen BH, Munz M, Zeng L, Huang J, Yang B, Poveda A, Kurbasic A, Lamina C, Forer L, Scholz M, Galesloot TE, Bradfield JP, Daw EW, Zmuda JM, Mitchell JS, Fuchsberger C, Christensen H, Brody JA, Feitosa MF, Wojczynski MK, Preuss M, Mangino M, Christofidou P, Verweij N, Benjamins JW, Engmann J, Kember RL, Slieker RC, Lo KS, Zilhao NR, Le P, Kleber ME, Delgado GE, Huo S, Ikeda DD, Iha H, Yang J, Liu J, Leonard HL, Marten J, Schmidt B, Arendt M, Smyth LJ, Cañadas-Garre M, Wang C, Nakatochi M, Wong A, Hutri-Kähönen N, Sim X, Xia R, Huerta-Chagoya A, Fernandez-Lopez JC, Lyssenko V, Ahmed M, Jackson AU, Irvin MR, Oldmeadow C, Kim HN, Ryu S, Timmers PRHJ, Arbeeva L, Dorajoo R, Lange LA, Chai X, Prasad G, Lorés-Motta L, Pauper M, Long J, Li X, Theusch E, Takeuchi F, Spracklen CN, Loukola A, Bollepalli S, Warner SC, Wang YX, Wei WB, Nutile T, Ruggiero D, Sung YJ, Hung YJ, Chen S, Liu F, Yang J, Kentistou KA, Gorski M, Brumat M, Meidtner K, Bielak LF, Smith JA, Hebbar P, Farmaki AE, Hofer E, Lin M, Xue C, Zhang J, Concas MP, Vaccargiu S, van der Most PJ, Pitkänen N, Cade BE, Lee J, van der Laan SW, Chitrala KN, Weiss S, Zimmermann ME, Lee JY, Choi HS, Nethander M, Freitag-Wolf S, Southam L, Rayner NW, Wang CA, Lin SY, Wang JS, Couture C, Lyytikäinen LP, Nikus K, Cuellar-Partida G, Vestergaard H, Hildalgo B, Giannakopoulou O, Cai Q, Obura MO, van Setten J, Li X, Schwander K, Terzikhan N, Shin JH, Jackson RD, Reiner AP, Martin LW, Chen Z, Li L, Highland HM, Young KL, Kawaguchi T, Thiery J, Bis JC, Nadkarni GN, Launer LJ, Li H, Nalls MA, Raitakari OT, Ichihara S, Wild SH, Nelson CP, Campbell H, Jäger S, Nabika T, Al-Mulla F, Niinikoski H, Braund PS, Kolcic I, Kovacs P, Giardoglou T, Katsuya T, Bhatti KF, de Kleijn D, de Borst GJ, Kim EK, Adams HHH, Ikram MA, Zhu X, Asselbergs FW, Kraaijeveld AO, Beulens JWJ, Shu XO, Rallidis LS, Pedersen O, Hansen T, Mitchell P, Hewitt AW, Kähönen M, Pérusse L, Bouchard C, Tönjes A, Chen YI, Pennell CE, Mori TA, Lieb W, Franke A, Ohlsson C, Mellström D, Cho YS, Lee H, Yuan JM, Koh WP, Rhee SY, Woo JT, Heid IM, Stark KJ, Völzke H, Homuth G, Evans MK, Zonderman AB, Polasek O, Pasterkamp G, Hoefer IE, Redline S, Pahkala K, Oldehinkel AJ, Snieder H, Biino G, Schmidt R, Schmidt H, Chen YE, Bandinelli S, Dedoussis G, Thanaraj TA, Kardia SLR, Kato N, Schulze MB, Girotto G, Jung B, Böger CA, Joshi PK, Bennett DA, De Jager PL, Lu X, Mamakou V, Brown M, Caulfield MJ, Munroe PB, Guo X, Ciullo M, Jonas JB, Samani NJ, Kaprio J, Pajukanta P, Adair LS, Bechayda SA, de Silva HJ, Wickremasinghe AR, Krauss RM, Wu JY, Zheng W, den Hollander AI, Bharadwaj D, Correa A, Wilson JG, Lind L, Heng CK, Nelson AE, Golightly YM, Wilson JF, Penninx B, Kim HL, Attia J, Scott RJ, Rao DC, Arnett DK, Walker M, Koistinen HA, Chandak GR, Yajnik CS, Mercader JM, Tusié-Luna T, Aguilar-Salinas CA, Villalpando CG, Orozco L, Fornage M, Tai ES, van Dam RM, Lehtimäki T, Chaturvedi N, Yokota M, Liu J, Reilly DF, McKnight AJ, Kee F, Jöckel KH, McCarthy MI, Palmer CNA, Vitart V, Hayward C, Simonsick E, van Duijn CM, Lu F, Qu J, Hishigaki H, Lin X, März W, Parra EJ, Cruz M, Gudnason V, Tardif JC, Lettre G, 't Hart LM, Elders PJM, Damrauer SM, Kumari M, Kivimaki M, van der Harst P, Spector TD, Loos RJF, Province MA, Psaty BM, Brandslund I, Pramstaller PP, Christensen K, Ripatti S, Widén E, Hakonarson H, Grant SFA, Kiemeney LALM, de Graaf J, Loeffler M, Kronenberg F, Gu D, Erdmann J, Schunkert H, Franks PW, Linneberg A, Jukema JW, Khera AV, Männikkö M, Jarvelin MR, Kutalik Z, Cucca F, Mook-Kanamori DO, van Dijk KW, Watkins H, Strachan DP, Grarup N, Sever P, Poulter N, Rotter JI, Dantoft TM, Karpe F, Neville MJ, Timpson NJ, Cheng CY, Wong TY, Khor CC, Sabanayagam C, Peters A, Gieger C, Hattersley AT, Pedersen NL, Magnusson PKE, Boomsma DI, de Geus EJC, Cupples LA, van Meurs JBJ, Ghanbari M, Gordon-Larsen P, Huang W, Kim YJ, Tabara Y, Wareham NJ, Langenberg C, Zeggini E, Kuusisto J, Laakso M, Ingelsson E, Abecasis G, Chambers JC, Kooner JS, de Vries PS, Morrison AC, North KE, Daviglus M, Kraft P, Martin NG, Whitfield JB, Abbas S, Saleheen D, Walters RG, Holmes MV, Black C, Smith BH, Justice AE, Baras A, Buring JE, Ridker PM, Chasman DI, Kooperberg C, Wei WQ, Jarvik GP, Namjou B, Hayes MG, Ritchie MD, Jousilahti P, Salomaa V, Hveem K, Åsvold BO, Kubo M, Kamatani Y, Okada Y, Murakami Y, Thorsteinsdottir U, Stefansson K, Ho YL, Lynch JA, Rader DJ, Tsao PS, Chang KM, Cho K, O'Donnell CJ, Gaziano JM, Wilson P, Rotimi CN, Hazelhurst S, Ramsay M, Trembath RC, van Heel DA, Tamiya G, Yamamoto M, Kim BJ, Mohlke KL, Frayling TM, Hirschhorn JN, Kathiresan S, VA Million Veteran Program., Global Lipids Genetics Consortium*., Boehnke M, Natarajan P, Peloso GM, Brown CD, Morris AP, Assimes TL, Deloukas P, Sun YV, Willer CJ

eSCAN: scan regulatory regions for aggregate association testing using whole-genome sequencing data.
(2021 Dec 9)
Brief Bioinform
Yang Y, Sun Q, Huang L, Broome JG, Correa A, Reiner A, NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium., Raffield LM, Yang Y, Li Y

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