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)

Whole-Exome Sequencing Study Identifies Four Novel Gene Loci Associated with Diabetic Kidney Disease.
(2022 Nov 29)
Hum Mol Genet
Pan Y, Sun X, Mi X, Huang Z, Hsu Y, Hixson JE, Munzy D, Metcalf G, Franceschini N, Tin A, Köttgen A, Francis M, NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium, TOPMed Kidney Function Working Group, Brody JA, Kestenbaum B, Sitlani CM, Mychaleckyj JC, Kramer H, Lange LA, Guo X, Hwang SJ, Irvin MR, Smith JA, Yanek LR, Vaidya D, Chen YI, Fornage M, Lloyd-Jones DM, Hou L, Mathias RA, Mitchell BD, Peyser PA, Kardia SLR, Arnett DK, Correa A, Raffield LM, Vasan RS, Cupple LA, Levy D, Kaplan RC, North KE, Rotter JI, Kooperberg C, Reiner AP, Psaty BM, Tracy RP, Gibbs RA, Morrison AC, Feldman H, Boerwinkle E, He J, Kelly TN, CRIC Study Investigators

Risk Factors for Clonal Hematopoiesis of Indeterminate Potential and Mosaic Chromosomal Alterations.
(2022 Nov 20)
Transl Res
Jakubek YA, Reiner AP, Honigberg MC

A framework for detecting noncoding rare-variant associations of large-scale whole-genome sequencing studies.
(2022 Oct 27)
Nat Methods
Li Z, Li X, Zhou H, Gaynor SM, Selvaraj MS, Arapoglou T, Quick C, Liu Y, Chen H, Sun R, Dey R, Arnett DK, Auer PL, Bielak LF, Bis JC, Blackwell TW, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Bowden DW, Brody JA, Cade BE, Conomos MP, Correa A, Cupples LA, Curran JE, de Vries PS, Duggirala R, Franceschini N, Freedman BI, Göring HHH, Guo X, Kalyani RR, Kooperberg C, Kral BG, Lange LA, Lin BM, Manichaikul A, Manning AK, Martin LW, Mathias RA, Meigs JB, Mitchell BD, Montasser ME, Morrison AC, Naseri T, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Peyser PA, Psaty BM, Raffield LM, Redline S, Reiner AP, Reupena MS, Rice KM, Rich SS, Smith JA, Taylor KD, Taub MA, Vasan RS, Weeks DE, Wilson JG, Yanek LR, Zhao W, NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium, TOPMed Lipids Working Group, Rotter JI, Willer CJ, Natarajan P, Peloso GM, Lin X

A saturated map of common genetic variants associated with human height.
(2022 Oct)
Nature 610(7933): 704-712
Yengo L, Vedantam S, Marouli E, Sidorenko J, Bartell E, Sakaue S, Graff M, Eliasen AU, Jiang Y, Raghavan S, Miao J, Arias JD, Graham SE, Mukamel RE, Spracklen CN, Yin X, Chen SH, Ferreira T, Highland HH, Ji Y, Karaderi T, Lin K, Lüll K, Malden DE, Medina-Gomez C, Machado M, Moore A, Rüeger S, Sim X, Vrieze S, Ahluwalia TS, Akiyama M, Allison MA, Alvarez M, Andersen MK, Ani A, Appadurai V, Arbeeva L, Bhaskar S, Bielak LF, Bollepalli S, Bonnycastle LL, Bork-Jensen J, Bradfield JP, Bradford Y, Braund PS, Brody JA, Burgdorf KS, Cade BE, Cai H, Cai Q, Campbell A, Cañadas-Garre M, Catamo E, Chai JF, Chai X, Chang LC, Chang YC, Chen CH, Chesi A, Choi SH, Chung RH, Cocca M, Concas MP, Couture C, Cuellar-Partida G, Danning R, Daw EW, Degenhard F, Delgado GE, Delitala A, Demirkan A, Deng X, Devineni P, Dietl A, Dimitriou M, Dimitrov L, Dorajoo R, Ekici AB, Engmann JE, Fairhurst-Hunter Z, Farmaki AE, Faul JD, Fernandez-Lopez JC, Forer L, Francescatto M, Freitag-Wolf S, Fuchsberger C, Galesloot TE, Gao Y, Gao Z, Geller F, Giannakopoulou O, Giulianini F, Gjesing AP, Goel A, Gordon SD, Gorski M, Grove J, Guo X, Gustafsson S, Haessler J, Hansen TF, Havulinna AS, Haworth SJ, He J, Heard-Costa N, Hebbar P, Hindy G, Ho YA, Hofer E, Holliday E, Horn K, Hornsby WE, Hottenga JJ, Huang H, Huang J, Huerta-Chagoya A, Huffman JE, Hung YJ, Huo S, Hwang MY, Iha H, Ikeda DD, Isono M, Jackson AU, Jäger S, Jansen IE, Johansson I, Jonas JB, Jonsson A, Jørgensen T, Kalafati IP, Kanai M, Kanoni S, Kårhus LL, Kasturiratne A, Katsuya T, Kawaguchi T, Kember RL, Kentistou KA, Kim HN, Kim YJ, Kleber ME, Knol MJ, Kurbasic A, Lauzon M, Le P, Lea R, Lee JY, Leonard HL, Li SA, Li X, Li X, Liang J, Lin H, Lin SY, Liu J, Liu X, Lo KS, Long J, Lores-Motta L, Luan J, Lyssenko V, Lyytikäinen LP, Mahajan A, Mamakou V, Mangino M, Manichaikul A, Marten J, Mattheisen M, Mavarani L, McDaid AF, Meidtner K, Melendez TL, Mercader JM, Milaneschi Y, Miller JE, Millwood IY, Mishra PP, Mitchell RE, Møllehave LT, Morgan A, Mucha S, Munz M, Nakatochi M, Nelson CP, Nethander M, Nho CW, Nielsen AA, Nolte IM, Nongmaithem SS, Noordam R, Ntalla I, Nutile T, Pandit A, Christofidou P, Pärna K, Pauper M, Petersen ERB, Petersen LV, Pitkänen N, Polašek O, Poveda A, Preuss MH, Pyarajan S, Raffield LM, Rakugi H, Ramirez J, Rasheed A, Raven D, Rayner NW, Riveros C, Rohde R, Ruggiero D, Ruotsalainen SE, Ryan KA, Sabater-Lleal M, Saxena R, Scholz M, Sendamarai A, Shen B, Shi J, Shin JH, Sidore C, Sitlani CM, Slieker RC, Smit RAJ, Smith AV, Smith JA, Smyth LJ, Southam L, Steinthorsdottir V, Sun L, Takeuchi F, Tallapragada DSP, Taylor KD, Tayo BO, Tcheandjieu C, Terzikhan N, Tesolin P, Teumer A, Theusch E, Thompson DJ, Thorleifsson G, Timmers PRHJ, Trompet S, Turman C, Vaccargiu S, van der Laan SW, van der Most PJ, van Klinken JB, van Setten J, Verma SS, Verweij N, Veturi Y, Wang CA, Wang C, Wang L, Wang Z, Warren HR, Bin Wei W, Wickremasinghe AR, Wielscher M, Wiggins KL, Winsvold BS, Wong A, Wu Y, Wuttke M, Xia R, Xie T, Yamamoto K, Yang J, Yao J, Young H, Yousri NA, Yu L, Zeng L, Zhang W, Zhang X, Zhao JH, Zhao W, Zhou W, Zimmermann ME, Zoledziewska M, Adair LS, Adams HHH, Aguilar-Salinas CA, Al-Mulla F, Arnett DK, Asselbergs FW, Åsvold BO, Attia J, Banas B, Bandinelli S, Bennett DA, Bergler T, Bharadwaj D, Biino G, Bisgaard H, Boerwinkle E, Böger CA, Bønnelykke K, Boomsma DI, Børglum AD, Borja JB, Bouchard C, Bowden DW, Brandslund I, Brumpton B, Buring JE, Caulfield MJ, Chambers JC, Chandak GR, Chanock SJ, Chaturvedi N, Chen YI, Chen Z, Cheng CY, Christophersen IE, Ciullo M, Cole JW, Collins FS, Cooper RS, Cruz M, Cucca F, Cupples LA, Cutler MJ, Damrauer SM, Dantoft TM, de Borst GJ, de Groot LCPGM, De Jager PL, de Kleijn DPV, Janaka de Silva H, Dedoussis GV, den Hollander AI, Du S, Easton DF, Elders PJM, Eliassen AH, Ellinor PT, Elmståhl S, Erdmann J, Evans MK, Fatkin D, Feenstra B, Feitosa MF, Ferrucci L, Ford I, Fornage M, Franke A, Franks PW, Freedman BI, Gasparini P, Gieger C, Girotto G, Goddard ME, Golightly YM, Gonzalez-Villalpando C, Gordon-Larsen P, Grallert H, Grant SFA, Grarup N, Griffiths L, Gudnason V, Haiman C, Hakonarson H, Hansen T, Hartman CA, Hattersley AT, Hayward C, Heckbert SR, Heng CK, Hengstenberg C, Hewitt AW, Hishigaki H, Hoyng CB, Huang PL, Huang W, Hunt SC, Hveem K, Hyppönen E, Iacono WG, Ichihara S, Ikram MA, Isasi CR, Jackson RD, Jarvelin MR, Jin ZB, Jöckel KH, Joshi PK, Jousilahti P, Jukema JW, Kähönen M, Kamatani Y, Kang KD, Kaprio J, Kardia SLR, Karpe F, Kato N, Kee F, Kessler T, Khera AV, Khor CC, Kiemeney LALM, Kim BJ, Kim EK, Kim HL, Kirchhof P, Kivimaki M, Koh WP, Koistinen HA, Kolovou GD, Kooner JS, Kooperberg C, Köttgen A, Kovacs P, Kraaijeveld A, Kraft P, Krauss RM, Kumari M, Kutalik Z, Laakso M, Lange LA, Langenberg C, Launer LJ, Le Marchand L, Lee H, Lee NR, Lehtimäki T, Li H, Li L, Lieb W, Lin X, Lind L, Linneberg A, Liu CT, Liu J, Loeffler M, London B, Lubitz SA, Lye SJ, Mackey DA, Mägi R, Magnusson PKE, Marcus GM, Vidal PM, Martin NG, März W, Matsuda F, McGarrah RW, McGue M, McKnight AJ, Medland SE, Mellström D, Metspalu A, Mitchell BD, Mitchell P, Mook-Kanamori DO, Morris AD, Mucci LA, Munroe PB, Nalls MA, Nazarian S, Nelson AE, Neville MJ, Newton-Cheh C, Nielsen CS, Nöthen MM, Ohlsson C, Oldehinkel AJ, Orozco L, Pahkala K, Pajukanta P, Palmer CNA, Parra EJ, Pattaro C, Pedersen O, Pennell CE, Penninx BWJH, Perusse L, Peters A, Peyser PA, Porteous DJ, Posthuma D, Power C, Pramstaller PP, Province MA, Qi Q, Qu J, Rader DJ, Raitakari OT, Ralhan S, Rallidis LS, Rao DC, Redline S, Reilly DF, Reiner AP, Rhee SY, Ridker PM, Rienstra M, Ripatti S, Ritchie MD, Roden DM, Rosendaal FR, Rotter JI, Rudan I, Rutters F, Sabanayagam C, Saleheen D, Salomaa V, Samani NJ, Sanghera DK, Sattar N, Schmidt B, Schmidt H, Schmidt R, Schulze MB, Schunkert H, Scott LJ, Scott RJ, Sever P, Shiroma EJ, Shoemaker MB, Shu XO, Simonsick EM, Sims M, Singh JR, Singleton AB, Sinner MF, Smith JG, Snieder H, Spector TD, Stampfer MJ, Stark KJ, Strachan DP, 't Hart LM, Tabara Y, Tang H, Tardif JC, Thanaraj TA, Timpson NJ, Tönjes A, Tremblay A, Tuomi T, Tuomilehto J, Tusié-Luna MT, Uitterlinden AG, van Dam RM, van der Harst P, Van der Velde N, van Duijn CM, van Schoor NM, Vitart V, Völker U, Vollenweider P, Völzke H, Wacher-Rodarte NH, Walker M, Wang YX, Wareham NJ, Watanabe RM, Watkins H, Weir DR, Werge TM, Widen E, Wilkens LR, Willemsen G, Willett WC, Wilson JF, Wong TY, Woo JT, Wright AF, Wu JY, Xu H, Yajnik CS, Yokota M, Yuan JM, Zeggini E, Zemel BS, Zheng W, Zhu X, Zmuda JM, Zonderman AB, Zwart JA, 23andMe Research Team, VA Million Veteran Program, DiscovEHR (DiscovEHR and MyCode Community Health Initiative), eMERGE (Electronic Medical Records and Genomics Network), Lifelines Cohort Study, PRACTICAL Consortium, Understanding Society Scientific Group, Chasman DI, Cho YS, Heid IM, McCarthy MI, Ng MCY, O'Donnell CJ, Rivadeneira F, Thorsteinsdottir U, Sun YV, Tai ES, Boehnke M, Deloukas P, Justice AE, Lindgren CM, Loos RJF, Mohlke KL, North KE, Stefansson K, Walters RG, Winkler TW, Young KL, Loh PR, Yang J, Esko T, Assimes TL, Auton A, Abecasis GR, Willer CJ, Locke AE, Berndt SI, Lettre G, Frayling TM, Okada Y, Wood AR, Visscher PM, Hirschhorn JN

Whole genome sequence analysis of blood lipid levels in >66,000 individuals.
(2022 Oct 11)
Nat Commun 13(1): 5995
Selvaraj MS, Li X, Li Z, Pampana A, Zhang DY, Park J, Aslibekyan S, Bis JC, Brody JA, Cade BE, Chuang LM, Chung RH, Curran JE, de Las Fuentes L, de Vries PS, Duggirala R, Freedman BI, Graff M, Guo X, Heard-Costa N, Hidalgo B, Hwu CM, Irvin MR, Kelly TN, Kral BG, Lange L, Li X, Lisa M, Lubitz SA, Manichaikul AW, Michael P, Montasser ME, Morrison AC, Naseri T, O'Connell JR, Palmer ND, Peyser PA, Reupena MS, Smith JA, Sun X, Taylor KD, Tracy RP, Tsai MY, Wang Z, Wang Y, Bao W, Wilkins JT, Yanek LR, Zhao W, Arnett DK, Blangero J, Boerwinkle E, Bowden DW, Chen YI, Correa A, Cupples LA, Dutcher SK, Ellinor PT, Fornage M, Gabriel S, Germer S, Gibbs R, He J, Kaplan RC, Kardia SLR, Kim R, Kooperberg C, Loos RJF, Viaud-Martinez KA, Mathias RA, McGarvey ST, Mitchell BD, Nickerson D, North KE, Psaty BM, Redline S, Reiner AP, Vasan RS, Rich SS, Willer C, Rotter JI, Rader DJ, Lin X, NHLBI Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Consortium, Peloso GM, Natarajan P

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