Faculty

Alexander Reiner

Research Professor, Epidemiology

206-667-2710

Education

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

Contact

206-667-2710

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)

Validation of human telomere length multi-ancestry meta-analysis association signals identifies POP5 and KBTBD6 as human telomere length regulation genes.
(2024 May 24)
Nat Commun 15(1): 4417
Keener R, Chhetri SB, Connelly CJ, Taub MA, Conomos MP, Weinstock J, Ni B, Strober B, Aslibekyan S, Auer PL, Barwick L, Becker LC, Blangero J, Bleecker ER, Brody JA, Cade BE, Celedon JC, Chang YC, Cupples LA, Custer B, Freedman BI, Gladwin MT, Heckbert SR, Hou L, Irvin MR, Isasi CR, Johnsen JM, Kenny EE, Kooperberg C, Minster RL, Naseri T, Viali S, Nekhai S, Pankratz N, Peyser PA, Taylor KD, Telen MJ, Wu B, Yanek LR, Yang IV, Albert C, Arnett DK, Ashley-Koch AE, Barnes KC, Bis JC, Blackwell TW, Boerwinkle E, Burchard EG, Carson AP, Chen Z, Chen YI, Darbar D, de Andrade M, Ellinor PT, Fornage M, Gelb BD, Gilliland FD, He J, Islam T, Kaab S, Kardia SLR, Kelly S, Konkle BA, Kumar R, Loos RJF, Martinez FD, McGarvey ST, Meyers DA, Mitchell BD, Montgomery CG, North KE, Palmer ND, Peralta JM, Raby BA, Redline S, Rich SS, Roden D, Rotter JI, Ruczinski I, Schwartz D, Sciurba F, Shoemaker MB, Silverman EK, Sinner MF, Smith NL, Smith AV, Tiwari HK, Vasan RS, Weiss ST, Williams LK, Zhang Y, Ziv E, Raffield LM, Reiner AP, NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium, TOPMed Hematology and Hemostasis Working Group, TOPMed Structural Variation Working Group, Arvanitis M, Greider CW, Mathias RA, Battle A

Whole genome sequencing based analysis of inflammation biomarkers in the Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) consortium.
(2024 May 15)
Hum Mol Genet
Jiang MZ, Gaynor SM, Li X, Van Buren E, Stilp A, Buth E, Wang FF, Manansala R, Gogarten SM, Li Z, Polfus LM, Salimi S, Bis JC, Pankratz N, Yanek LR, Durda P, Tracy RP, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Mitchell BD, Lewis JP, Psaty BM, Pratte KA, Silverman EK, Kaplan RC, Avery C, North KE, Mathias RA, Faraday N, Lin H, Wang B, Carson AP, Norwood AF, Gibbs RA, Kooperberg C, Lundin J, Peters U, Dupuis J, Hou L, Fornage M, Benjamin EJ, Reiner AP, Bowler RP, Lin X, Auer PL, Raffield LM, NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium, TOPMed Inflammation Working Group

Genomic and phenotypic correlates of mosaic loss of chromosome Y in blood.
(2024 Apr 19)
medRxiv
Jakubek YA, Ma X, Stilp AM, Yu F, Bacon J, Wong JW, Aguet F, Ardlie K, Arnett D, Barnes K, Bis JC, Blackwell T, Becker LC, Boerwinkle E, Bowler RP, Budoff MJ, Carson AP, Chen J, Cho MH, Coresh J, Cox N, de Vries PS, DeMeo DL, Fardo DW, Fornage M, Guo X, Hall ME, Heard-Costa N, Hidalgo B, Irvin MR, Johnson AD, Kenny EE, Levy D, Li Y, Lima JA, Liu Y, Loos RJF, Machiela MJ, Mathias RA, Mitchell BD, Murabito J, Mychaleckyj JC, North K, Orchard P, Parker SC, Pershad Y, Peyser PA, Pratte KA, Psaty BM, Raffield LM, Redline S, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Shah SJ, Smith JA, Smith AP, Smith A, Taub M, Tiwari HK, Tracy R, Tuftin B, Bick AG, Sankaran VG, Reiner AP, Scheet P, Auer PL

Time-to-Event Genome-Wide Association Study for Incident Cardiovascular Disease in People With Type 2 Diabetes.
(2024 Jun 1)
Diabetes Care 47(6): 1042-1047
Kwak SH, Hernandez-Cancela RB, DiCorpo DA, Condon DE, Merino J, Wu P, Brody JA, Yao J, Guo X, Ahmadizar F, Meyer M, Sincan M, Mercader JM, Lee S, Haessler J, Vy HMT, Lin Z, Armstrong ND, Gu S, Tsao NL, Lange LA, Wang N, Wiggins KL, Trompet S, Liu S, Loos RJF, Judy R, Schroeder PH, Hasbani NR, Bos MM, Morrison AC, Jackson RD, Reiner AP, Manson JE, Chaudhary NS, Carmichael LK, Chen YI, Taylor KD, Ghanbari M, van Meurs J, Pitsillides AN, Psaty BM, Noordam R, Do R, Park KS, Jukema JW, Kavousi M, Correa A, Rich SS, Damrauer SM, Hajek C, Cho NH, Irvin MR, Pankow JS, Nadkarni GN, Sladek R, Goodarzi MO, Florez JC, Chasman DI, Heckbert SR, Kooperberg C, Dupuis J, Malhotra R, de Vries PS, Liu CT, Rotter JI, Meigs JB, Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Consortium

MagicalRsq-X: A cross-cohort transferable genotype imputation quality metric.
(2024 May 2)
Am J Hum Genet 111(5): 990-995
Sun Q, Yang Y, Rosen JD, Chen J, Li X, Guan W, Jiang MZ, Wen J, Pace RG, Blackman SM, Bamshad MJ, Gibson RL, Cutting GR, O'Neal WK, Knowles MR, Kooperberg C, Reiner AP, Raffield LM, Carson AP, Rich SS, Rotter JI, Loos RJF, Kenny E, Jaeger BC, Min YI, Fuchsberger C, Li Y

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