Faculty

Linda Michelle Polfus, PhD
Linda Michelle Polfus, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Preventive Medicine
Center for Genetic Epidemiology
NRT-1509J, 1450 Biggy St. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Whole genome sequence association with E-selectin levels reveals loss-of-function variant in African Americans Hum Mol Genet. 2019 02 01; 28(3):515-523. . View in PubMed

Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and risk of incident peripheral arterial disease: Findings from The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study (ARIC) Atherosclerosis. 2018 01; 268:12-18. . View in PubMed

A common TCN1 loss-of-function variant is associated with lower vitamin B12 concentration in African Americans Blood. 2018 06 21; 131(25):2859-2863. . View in PubMed

Genetic invalidation of Lp-PLA2 as a therapeutic target: Large-scale study of five functional Lp-PLA2-lowering alleles Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2017 03; 24(5):492-504. . View in PubMed

Association of Exome Sequences With Cardiovascular Traits Among Blacks in the Jackson Heart Study Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2016 Aug; 9(4):368-74. . View in PubMed

Platelet-Related Variants Identified by Exomechip Meta-analysis in 157,293 Individuals Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Jul 07; 99(1):40-55. . View in PubMed

Large-Scale Exome-wide Association Analysis Identifies Loci for White Blood Cell Traits and Pleiotropy with Immune-Mediated Diseases Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Jul 07; 99(1):22-39. . View in PubMed

Exome Genotyping Identifies Pleiotropic Variants Associated with Red Blood Cell Traits Am J Hum Genet. 2016 Jul 07; 99(1):8-21. . View in PubMed

Whole-exome sequencing reveals an inherited R566X mutation of the epithelial sodium channel ß-subunit in a case of early-onset phenotype of Liddle syndrome Cold Spring Harb Mol Case Stud. 2016 11; 2(6):a001255. . View in PubMed

Association Between Absolute Neutrophil Count and Variation at TCIRG1: The NHLBI Exome Sequencing Project Genet Epidemiol. 2016 09; 40(6):470-4. . View in PubMed

Whole-Exome Sequencing Identifies Loci Associated with Blood Cell Traits and Reveals a Role for Alternative GFI1B Splice Variants in Human Hematopoiesis Am J Hum Genet. 2016 09 01; 99(3):785. . View in PubMed

Whole-Exome Sequencing Identifies Loci Associated with Blood Cell Traits and Reveals a Role for Alternative GFI1B Splice Variants in Human Hematopoiesis Am J Hum Genet. 2016 08 04; 99(2):481-8. . View in PubMed

Lipoprotein associated phospholipase A2 activity, apolipoprotein C3 loss-of-function variants and cardiovascular disease: The Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study Atherosclerosis. 2015 Aug; 241(2):641-8. . View in PubMed

Analysis of loss-of-function variants and 20 risk factor phenotypes in 8,554 individuals identifies loci influencing chronic disease Nat Genet. 2015 Jun; 47(6):640-2. . View in PubMed

Coronary heart disease and genetic variants with low phospholipase A2 activity N Engl J Med. 2015 Jan 15; 372(3):295-6. . View in PubMed

Genome-wide association study of gene by smoking interactions in coronary artery calcification PLoS One. 2013; 8(10):e74642. . View in PubMed

Examining the incidence of human papillomavirus-associated head and neck cancers by race and ethnicity in the US. , 1995-2005. PLoS One. 2012; 7(3):e32657. . View in PubMed

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