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Report of the activities of Genome Database of Latvian population in 2019.

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Publications
  • Taylor NJ, Mitra N, Qian L, Avril MF, Bishop DT, Paillerets BB, Bruno W, Calista D, Cuellar F, Cust AE, Demenais F, Elder DE, Gerdes AM, Ghiorzo P, Goldstein AM, Grazziotin TC, Gruis NA, Hansson J, Harland M, Hayward NK, Hocevar M, Höiom V, Holland EA, Ingvar C, Landi MT, Landman G, Larre-Borges A, Mann GJ, Nagore E, Olsson H, Palmer JM, Perić B, Pjanova D, Pritchard AL, Puig S, Schmid H, van der Stoep N, Tucker MA, Wadt KAW, Yang XR, Newton-Bishop JA, Kanetsky PA; GenoMEL Study Group. Estimating CDKN2A mutation carrier probability among global familial melanoma cases using GenoMELPREDICT. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2019 Feb 4. pii: S0190-9622(19)30190-2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2019.01.079.
  • Ozola A, Ruklisa D, Pjanova D. The complementary effect of rs1042522 in TP53 and rs1805007 in MC1R is associated with an elevated risk of cutaneous melanoma in Latvian population. Oncol Lett. 2019 Nov;18(5):5225-5234. doi: 10.3892/ol.2019.10906.
  • Genome-Wide Association Study of Diabetic Kidney Disease Highlights Biology Involved in Glomerular Basement Membrane Collagen. Salem RM, Todd JN, Sandholm N, Cole JB, Chen WM, Andrews D, Pezzolesi MG, McKeigue PM, Hiraki LT, Qiu C, Nair V, Di Liao C, Cao JJ, Valo E, Onengut-Gumuscu S, Smiles AM, McGurnaghan SJ, Haukka JK, Harjutsalo V, Brennan EP, van Zuydam N, Ahlqvist E, Doyle R, Ahluwalia TS, Lajer M, Hughes MF, Park J, Skupien J, Spiliopoulou A, Liu A, Menon R, Boustany-Kari CM, Kang HM, Nelson RG, Klein R, Klein BE, Lee KE, Gao X, Mauer M, Maestroni S, Caramori ML, de Boer IH, Miller RG, Guo J, Boright AP, Tregouet D, Gyorgy B, Snell-Bergeon JK, Maahs DM, Bull SB, Canty AJ, Palmer CNA, Stechemesser L, Paulweber B, Weitgasser R, Sokolovska J, Rovīte V, Pīrāgs V, Prakapiene E, Radzeviciene L, Verkauskiene R, Panduru NM, Groop LC, McCarthy MI, Gu HF, Möllsten A, Falhammar H, Brismar K, Martin F, Rossing P, Costacou T, Zerbini G, Marre M, Hadjadj S, McKnight AJ, Forsblom C, McKay G, Godson C, Maxwell AP, Kretzler M, Susztak K, Colhoun HM, Krolewski A, Paterson AD, Groop PH, Rich SS, Hirschhorn JN, Florez JC; SUMMIT Consortium, DCCT/EDIC Research Group, GENIE Consortium. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Oct;30(10):2000-2016. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2019030218. Epub 2019 Sep 19.
  • Zalizko P, Stefanovics J, Sokolovska J, Paramonova N, Klavina E, Erts R, Rovite V, Klovins J, Pukitis A, Thiopurine S-methyltransferase genetic polymorphisms in adult patients with inflammatory bowel diseases in the Latvian population. Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology. (submitted for publication).
  • Stavusis J, Lace B, Schäfer J, Geist J, Inashkina I, Kidere D, Pajusalu S, Wright NT, Saak A, Weinhold M, Haubenberger D, Jackson S, Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos A, Bönnemann CG. Novel mutations in MYBPC1 are associated with myogenic tremor and mild myopathy. (2019) Ann Neurol. 86 (1), pp. 129-142. PMID: 31025394.
  • Ustinova M, Silamikelis I, Kalnina I, Ansone L, Rovite V, Elbere I, Radovica-Spalvina I, Fridmanis D, Aladyeva J, Konrade I, Pirags V, Klovins J. Metformin strongly affects transcriptome of peripheral blood cells in healthy individuals. PLoS One. 2019 Nov 8;14(11):e0224835. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0224835. PMID: 31703101; PMCID: PMC6839856.
  • Megnis K, Peculis R, Rovite V, Laksa P, Niedra H, Balcere I, Caune O, Breiksa A, Nazarovs J, Stukens J, Konrade I, Pirags V, Klovins J. Evaluation of the Possibility to Detect Circulating Tumor DNA From Pituitary Adenoma. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2019 Sep 18;10:615. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2019.00615. PMID: 31620080; PMCID: PMC6759656.
  • Hess JL, Tylee DS, Mattheisen M; Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium; Lundbeck Foundation Initiative for Integrative Psychiatric Research (iPSYCH), Børglum AD, Als TD, Grove J, Werge T, Mortensen PB, Mors O, Nordentoft M, Hougaard DM, Byberg-Grauholm J, Bækvad-Hansen M, Greenwood TA, Tsuang MT, Curtis D, Steinberg S, Sigurdsson E, Stefánsson H, Stefánsson K, Edenberg HJ, Holmans P, Faraone SV, Glatt SJ.. A polygenic resilience score moderates the genetic risk for schizophrenia. Mol Psychiatry (2019) doi:10.1038/s41380-019-0463-8.
  • Huckins LM, Dobbyn A, Ruderfer DM, Hoffman G, Wang W, Pardiñas AF, Rajagopal VM, Als TD, T Nguyen H, Girdhar K, Boocock J, Roussos P, Fromer M, Kramer R, Domenici E, Gamazon ER, Purcell S; CommonMind Consortium; Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium; iPSYCH-GEMS Schizophrenia Working Group, Demontis D, Børglum AD, Walters JTR, O'Donovan MC, Sullivan P, Owen MJ, Devlin B, Sieberts SK, Cox NJ, Im HK, Sklar P, Stahl EA. Gene expression imputation across multiple brain regions provides insights into schizophrenia risk. Nat Genet 51, 659–674 (2019) doi:10.1038/s41588-019-0364-4.
  • Harold D, Connolly S, Riley BP, Kendler KS, McCarthy SE, McCombie WR, Richards A, Owen MJ, O'Donovan MC, Walters J; Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2; Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, Donohoe G, Gill M, Corvin A, Morris DW. Population-based identity-by-descent mapping combined with exome sequencing to detect rare risk variants for schizophrenia. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2019 Apr;180(3):223-231. doi: 10.1002/ajmg.b.32716. Epub 2019 Feb 23. PMID: 30801977.
Sample access
  • DNA samples - 1472
  • Serum and plasma aliquots - 464

 

Report of the activities of Genome Database of Latvian population in 2018.

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Research projects

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Publications
  • Ozola A., Ruklisa D., Pjanova D. Association of the 16q24.3 region gene variants rs1805007 and rs4785763 with heightened risk of melanoma in Latvian population. Meta Gene (2018) 18:87-92.
  • Grasmane A., Rots D., Vitina Z, Magomedova V, Gailite L. The association of FMR1 gene (CGG)n variation with idiopathic female infertility.Archives of Medical Sciences (accepted 2018).
  • Gailite, L., Rots, D., Pukite, I., Cernevska, G., Kreile, M. Case report: multiple UGT1A1 gene variants in a patient with Crigler-Najjar syndrome. BMC Pediatrics, Volume 18, Issue 1, 3 October 2018, 317. doi: 10.1186/s12887-018-1285-6.
  • Moisejevs G., Gailite L., Isajevs S., Nikitina Zake L., Kempa I., Janciauskis D., Kikuste I., Sivins A., Ancans G., Leja M. Lack of association between rs2067474 in the histamine receptor H2 gene and gastric cancer in Latvian population. Latvian Science Proceedings (accepted 2018).
  • Elbere I, Silamikelis I, Ustinova M, Kalnina I, Zaharenko L, Peculis R, Konrade I, Ciuculete DM, Zhukovsky C, Gudra D, Radovica-Spalvina I, Fridmanis D, Pirags V, Schiöth HB, Klovins J 2018. Significantly altered peripheral blood cell DNA methylation profile as a result of immediate effect of metformin use in healthy individuals. Clinical Epigenetics DOI: 10.1186/s13148-018-0593-xiT scalled.
  • Ustinova M, Silamikelis I, Elbere I, Kalnina I, Ansone L, Rovite V, Radovica-Spalvina I, Fridmanis D, Aladyeva J, Konrade I, Pirags V, Klovins J. Metformin Strongly Affects Transcriptome of Peripheral Blood Cells in Healthy Individuals” (Submitted to Scientific Reports)
  • Elbere I, Kalnina I, Silamikelis I, Konrade I, Zaharenko L, Sekace K, Radovica-Spalvina I, Fridmanis D, Gudra D, Pirags V, Klovins J. (2018) Association of metformin administration with gut microbiome dysbiosis in healthy volunteers. PLoS ONE 13(9): e0204317.
  • Tambets K, Yunusbayev B, Hudjashov G, Ilumäe AM, Rootsi S, Honkola T, Vesakoski O, Atkinson Q, Skoglund P, Kushniarevich A, Litvinov S, Reidla M, Metspalu E, Saag L, Rantanen T, Karmin M, Parik J, Zhadanov SI, Gubina M, Damba LD, Bermisheva M, Reisberg T, Dibirova K, Evseeva I, Nelis M, Klovins J, Metspalu A, Esko T, Balanovsky O, Balanovska E, Khusnutdinova EK, Osipova LP, Voevoda M, Villems R, Kivisild T, Metspalu M. Genes reveal traces of common recent demographic history for most of the Uralic-speaking populations. Genome Biol. 2018 Sep 21;19(1):139.
  • Ni G, Gratten J, Wray NR, Lee SH; Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium. Age at first birth in women is genetically associated with increased risk of schizophrenia. Sci Rep. 2018 Jul 5;8(1):10168.
  • Brainstorm Consortium; Analysis of shared heritability in common disorders of the brain. Science. 2018 Jun 22;360(6395).
  • Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium. Genomic Dissection of Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia, Including 28 Subphenotypes. Cell. 2018 Jun 14;173(7):1705-1715.
  • Ni G, Moser G; Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium, Wray NR, Lee SH. Estimation of Genetic Correlation via Linkage Disequilibrium Score Regression and Genomic Restricted Maximum Likelihood. Am J Hum Genet. 2018 Jun 7;102(6):1185-1194.
Sample access
  • DNA samples - 1436
  • Serum and plasma aliquots - 390

 

Report of the activities of Genome Database of Latvian population in 2017.

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Research projects

Information about research projects available here.

Publications
  • McLaughlin RL, Schijven D, van Rheenen W, van Eijk KR, O'Brien M, Kahn RS, Ophoff RA, Goris A, Bradley DG, Al-Chalabi A, van den Berg LH, Luykx JJ, Hardiman O, Veldink JH; Project MinE GWAS Consortium; Schizophrenia Working Group of the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium. Genetic correlation between amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and schizophrenia. Nat Commun. 2017 Mar 21;8:14774.
  • Sviklāne L, Olmane E, Dzērve Z, Kupčs K, Pīrāgs V V, Sokolovska J. Fatty liver index and hepatic steatosis index predict non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in type 1 diabetes. J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 May 2.
  • A New Baltic Population-Specific Human Genetic Marker in the PMCA4 Gene. Stavusis J, Inashkina I, Lace B, Pelnena D, Limborska S, Khrunin A, Kucinskas V, Krumina A, Piekuse L, Zorn B, Fodina V, Punab M, Erenpreiss J. Hum Hered. 2016;82(3-4):140-146. doi: 10.1159/000481434. Epub 2017 Nov 2.
  • Rovite V, Wolff-Sagi Y, Zaharenko L, Nikitina-Zake L, Grens E, Klovins J. Genome Database of the Latvian Population (LGDB): design, goals, and primary results. Journal of Epidemiology. Accepted August 6th, 2017, in press.
  • Ilze Elbere, Ineta Kalnina, Ivars Silamikelis, Ilze Konrade, Linda Zaharenko, Ilze Radovica-Spalvina, Davids Fridmanis, Dita Gudra, Valdis Pirags, Janis Klovins. Association of metformin administration with gut microbiome dysbiosis in healthy volunteers. The Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.
Conference thesis
  • A. Babre, E. Zole, V. Igumnova, I. Jansone, R.Ranka. Screening for mitochondrial DNA mutations C1494T and A1555G in tuberculosis patients in Latvia. Rīga Stradiņš University International student conference Health and social sciences, Riga, Latvia, 5 April 2017, Abstracts, p.104.
  • Zaiceva L., Jansons J., Dovbenko A., Petrovskis I., Skrastina D., Sominskaya I. “Detection of antibodies against HCV core and its alternative reading frame protein in patient serum” The international conference” Vaccines and Vaccination” Moscow, September 27-October 1, 2017, p.61.
  • Janis Klovins, Ilze Elbere, Raitis Peculis, Ineta Kalnina, Linda Zaharenko, Ilze Konrade & Valdis Pirags, Alterations in DNA methylation from peripheral blood cells in humans threated with metformin. 19th European Congress of Endocrinology, Lisbon, Portugal. Endocrine Abstracts (2017) 49 OC6.3.
  • Ilze Elbere, Ineta Kalnina, Ivars Silamikelis, Ilze Konrade, Linda Zaharenko, Ilze Radovica, Davids Fridmanis, Dita Gudra, Valdis Pirags, Janis Klovins. Changes induced by a weeklong metformin treatment in the human gut microbiome. AZ Nordic Baltic Diabetes Science Forum. Gothenburg, Sweden (2017).
  • Ilze Elbere, Ineta Kalnina, Ivars Silamikelis, Ilze Konrade, Linda Zaharenko, Ilze Radovica, Davids Fridmanis, Dita Gudra, Valdis Pirags, Janis Klovins. Association of metformin treatment with gut microbiome dysbiosis in healthy volunteers. 2nd annual Europan Microbiome Congress. London, UK (2017).
  • Nordic-Baltic Diabetes Science Forum, Translational and Clinical Metabolic Research, Swened, 19-20.01.2017. Sviklāne L., Olmane E., Dzērve Z., Kupčs K. and Sokolovska J. „A pilot study for validation of hepatic steatosis indices in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus”.
  • ESHG European Human Genetics Conference 2017, Denmark, “A novel mutation in MYBPC1 is associated with myopathy, tremor, and spinal rigidity”. Janis Stavusis, Baiba Lace, Janelle Geist, Inna Inashkina, Dita Pelnena, Sander Pajusalu, Aikaterini Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, and Carsten G Bönnemann.
  • 14th Conference of the Baltic Child Neurology Association, Latvia, “Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophies - the current state in Latvia and Lithuania”. Janis Stavusis, Inna Inashkina, Dita Pelnena, Ieva Micule, Jurgis Strautmanis, Maruta S. Naudina, Loreta Cimbalistiene, Vaidutis Kucinskas, Astrida Krumina, Algirdas Utkus, Birute Burnyte, Ausra Matuleviciene, Baiba Lace.
  • 75th University of Latvia conference, Latvia “Novel MYBPC1 gene mutation association with previously undescribed miopathy in family of Latvia”. Jānis Stāvusis, Baiba Lāce, Janelle Geist, Inna Iņaškina, Dita Pelnēna, Sander Pajusalu, Aikaterini Kontrogianni-Konstantopoulos, and Carsten G Bönnemann.
Sample access
  • DNA samples - 3333
  • Serum and plasma aliquots - 636
Other activities
  • Develpoment of Latvian Biobank legal act project.
  • Obtained permissions from Data State Inspectorate (permission No. 006018) to use state medical records for research. The pilot project is carried out to evaluate efficacy of type two diabetes treatment in Latvia.
  • BBMRI-ERIC partner charter has been signed.
  • Genome Database is included in BBMRI-ERIC biobank catalogue Directory.