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Stevens AJ, Stuffrein-Roberts S, Cree SL, Gibb A, Miller AL, Doudney, K., Aitchison, A.,  Eccles, M.R., Joyce, P.R., Filichev, V.V., Kennedy, M.A. (2014) G-Quadruplex Structures and CpG Methylation Cause Drop-Out of the Maternal Allele in Polymerase Chain Reaction Amplification of the Imprinted MEST Gene Promoter. PLoS ONE 9(12): e113955. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113955

Taylor AE, Morris RW, Fluharty ME, Bjorngaard JH, Åsvold BO, Gabrielsen ME, Campbell A, Marioni R, Kumari M, Hällfors J, Männistö S, Marques-Vidal P, Kaakinen M, Cavadino A, Postmus I, Husemoen LL, Skaaby T, Ahluwalia TS, Treur JL, Willemsen G, Dale C, Wannamethee SG, Lahti J, Palotie A, Räikkönen K, Kisialiou A, McConnachie A, Padmanabhan S, Wong A, Dalgård C, Paternoster L, Ben-Shlomo Y, Tyrrell J, Horwood J, Fergusson DM, Kennedy MA, Frayling T, Nohr EA, Christiansen L, Ohm Kyvik K, Kuh D, Watt G, Eriksson J, Whincup PH, Vink JM, Boomsma DI, Davey Smith G, Lawlor D, Linneberg A, Ford I, Jukema JW, Power C, Hyppönen E, Jarvelin MR, Preisig M, Borodulin K, Kaprio J, Kivimaki M, Smith BH, Hayward C, Romundstad PR, Sørensen TI, Munafò MR, Sattar N. (2014). Stratification by Smoking Status Reveals an Association of CHRNA5-A3-B4 Genotype with Body Mass Index in Never Smokers. PLoS Genet 10(12): e1004799. doi:10.1371/journal.pgen.1004799

A. E. Taylor, M. E. Fluharty, J. H. Bjørngaard, M. E. Gabrielsen, F. Skorpen, R. E. Marioni, A. Campbell, J. Engmann, S. S. Mirza, A. Loukola, T. Laatikainen, T. Partonen, M. Kaakinen, F. Ducci, A. Cavadino, L. L. N. Husemoen, T. S. Ahluwalia, R. K. Jacobsen, T. Skaaby, J. F. Ebstrup, E. L. Mortensen, C. C. Minica, J. M. Vink, G. Willemsen, P. Marques-Vidal, C. E. Dale, A. Amuzu, L. T. Lennon, J. Lahti, A. Palotie, K. Räikkönen, A. Wong, L. Paternoster, A. P.-Y. Wong, L. J. Horwood, M. Murphy, E. C. Johnstone, M. A. Kennedy, Z. Pausova, T. Paus, Y. Ben-Shlomo, E. A. Nohr, D. Kuh, M. Kivimaki, J. G. Eriksson, R. W. Morris, J. P. Casas, M. Preisig, D. I. Boomsma, A. Linneberg, C. Power, E. Hyppönen, J. Veijola, M.-R. Jarvelin, T. Korhonen, H. Tiemeier, M. Kumari, D. J. Porteous, C. Hayward, P. R. Romundstad, G. D. Smith, and M. R. Munafò (2014). Investigating the possible causal association of smoking with depression and anxiety using Mendelian randomisation meta-analysis: The CARTA consortium. BMJ Open 4:e006141 doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2014-006141

Cree, S.L., Kennedy, M.A. (2014). Relevance of G-quadruplex structures to pharmacogenetics. Frontiers in Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics doi: 10.3389/fphar.2014.00160.

Lacey, C., R. Mulder, P. Bridgman, B. Kimber, J. Zarifeh, M. Kennedy and V. Cameron (2014). Broken heart syndrome - is it a psychosomatic disorder? J Psychosom Res.  77: 158-60.

Jodczyk, S.,  Fergusson, D.,  Horwood, L.J.,  Pearson, J.,  Kennedy, M.A. (2014)  No association between mean telomere length and life stress observed in a 30 year longitudinal study.  PLoS ONE 9(5):e97102. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097102. [IF=3.53]

Larsen, PD, LR Johnston, A Holley, A La Flamme, L Smyth, EW Chua, MA Kennedy, SA Harding. (2014). Prevalence and significance of CYP2C19*2 and CYP2C19*17 alleles in a New Zealand acute coronary syndrome population. Internal Medicine Journal (in press).

Joyce PR, Stephenson J, Kennedy M, Mulder RT and McHugh PC (2014) The presence of both serotonin 1A receptor (HTR1A) and dopamine transporter (DAT1) gene variants increase the risk of borderline personality disorder. Front. Genet. 4:313. doi: 10.3389/fgene.2013.00313


Chua, E.W., Foulds, J., Miller, A.L., Kennedy, M.A. (2013) Novel CYP2D6 and CYP2C19 variants identified in a patient with unusual responses towards venlafaxine monotherapy and dual therapy with nortriptyline and fluoxetine. Pharmacogenetics and Genomics. 23, 494-7.

Schluter P.J., Spittlehouse J.K., Cameron V.A., Chambers S., Gearry R., Jamieson H.A., Kennedy M., Lacey C.J., Murdoch D.R., Pearson J., Porter R., Richards M., Skidmore P.M.L., Troughton R., Vierck E. and Joyce P.R. (2013). Canterbury Health, Ageing and Life Course (CHALICE) study: rationale, design and methodology. New Zealand Medical Journal. 126, 1-15

Trent R, Cheong P, Chua E, Kennedy M (2013) Progressing the utilisation of pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics into clinical care. Pathology 45: 357–370.

Costello, E.J., Eaves, L., Sullivan, P., Kennedy, M., Conway, K., Adkins, D.E., Angold, A., Clark, S.L., Erkanli, A., McClay, J.L. et al. (2013) Genes, Environments, and Developmental Research: Methods for a Multi-Site Study of Early Substance Abuse. Twin Res Hum Genet, 16, 505-15.


Kennedy, M.A., Begg, E.J., Joyce, P.R. (2012) The Carney Centre for Pharmacogenomics: a New Zealand focus for personalized medicine research.  Pharmacogenomics 13(8), 865–868.

Appell, M. L., Berg, J., Duley, J., Evans, W., Kennedy, M. A., Lennard, L., Marinaki, T., McLeod, H. L., Relling, M. V., Schaeffeler, E., Schwab, M., Weinshilboum, R., Yeoh, A. E., McDonagh, E. M., Hebert, J. M., Klein, T. E. & Coulthard, S. A. (2013). Nomenclature for alleles of the thiopurine methyltransferase gene. Pharmacogenetics and genomics. 23, 242-248.

Chua E, Kennedy MA (2012) Current state and future prospects of direct-to-consumer (DTC) pharmacogenetics. Front. Pharmacol. 3:152. doi:10.3389/fphar.2012.00152
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Fergusson DM, Boden JM, Horwood LJ, Miller AL, Kennedy MA. (2012) The moderating role of the MAOA genotype in the development of antisocial behavior. Brit J Psychiatry. 200, 116-23

Sullivan, P.F., and 96 investigators including Kennedy, M.A. (2012). Editorial. Don't give up on GWAS. Molec. Psychiatr. 17, 2-3

van Egmond R, Chin P, Zhang M, Sies CW, Barclay ML. (2012) High TPMT enzyme activity does not explain drug resistance due to preferential 6-methylmercaptopurine production in patients on thiopurine treatment. Aliment Pharmacol Ther. 35: 1181-9

Chin PK, Vella-Brincat JW, Barclay ML, Begg EJ. (2012) Perspective on dabigatran etexilate dosing - why not follow standard pharmacological principles? Br J Clin Pharmacol. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2125.2012.04266.x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22432888.

Jensen BP, Chin PK, Roberts RL, Begg EJ. (2012) Influence of adult age on the total and free clearance and protein binding of (R)- and (S)-warfarin. Br J Clin Pharmacol. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2125.2012.04259.x. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22380743.

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