William K Scott, PhD

Professor

  • 13129 Citations
1990 …2018
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Research interests

Self Communities: none at present; Countries: Argentina and West Africa; Experience working on studies of tuberculosis in communities; Diverse Groups Worked With (USA): African-American individuals in North and South Carolina, Hispanic/Latino individuals in NC, SC, and Amish communities in Indiana and Ohio

Keywords

  • and infectious diseases
  • traits of aging
  • ophthalmological
  • Influence of genetic and environmental factors on age-related
  • neurodegenerative

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Projects 1990 2018

Genomics
Education
Research Personnel
Medical Genetics
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (U.S.)

Genetics of Parkinsonism

Scott, W. K., Beecham, G. W., Vance, J. M., Wahlestedt, C. R., Wahlestedt, C. R., Dykxhoorn, D. M., Wahlestedt, C. R. & Dykxhoorn, D. M.

National Institutes of Health

9/15/108/31/18

Project: Research project

Parkinson Disease
Exome
Parkinsonian Disorders
Genes
Inborn Genetic Diseases
Amish
Genes
Disease Susceptibility
Health
Medical Genetics
Medical Genetics
Tuberculosis
Genes
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Multifactor Dimensionality Reduction

UNIFYING GENETICS EPIDEMIOLOGY OF MACULAR DEGENERATION

Scott, W. K., Pericak-Vance, M. A., Pericak-vance, M., Agarwal, A., Haines, J. L. & Pericak-vance, M. A.

National Institutes of Health

6/15/007/31/16

Project: Research project

Progression
Gene
Etiology
Health
Environmental risk

Research Output 1994 2018

1 Citations (Scopus)

Analysis combining correlated glaucoma traits identifies five new risk loci for open-angle glaucoma

Gharahkhani, P., Burdon, K. P., Cooke Bailey, J. N., Hewitt, A. W., Law, M. H., Pasquale, L. R., Kang, J. H., Haines, J. L., Souzeau, E., Zhou, T., Siggs, O. M., Landers, J., Awadalla, M., Sharma, S., Mills, R. A., Ridge, B., Lynn, D., Casson, R., Graham, S. L., Goldberg, I. & 45 othersWhite, A., Healey, P. R., Grigg, J., Lawlor, M., Mitchell, P., Ruddle, J., Coote, M., Walland, M., Best, S., Vincent, A., Gale, J., Radfordsmith, G., Whiteman, D. C., Montgomery, G. W., Martin, N. G., MacKey, D. A., Wiggs, J. L., MacGregor, S., Craig, J. E., Allingham, R. R., Brilliant, M., Budenz, D. L., Fingert, J. H., Gaasterland, D., Gaasterland, T., Hark, L., Hauser, M., Igo, R. P., Kraft, P., Lee, R. K., Lichter, P. R., Liu, Y., Moroi, S., Pericak-Vance, M. A., Realini, A., Rhee, D., Richards, J. E., Ritch, R., Schuman, J. S., Scott, W. K., Singh, K., Sit, A. J., Vollrath, D., Wollstein, G. & Zack, D. J., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 3124.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Angle Glaucoma
Glaucoma
Genome-Wide Association Study
Eye Diseases
Chromosome Mapping

Cross-ancestry genome-wide association analysis of corneal thickness strengthens link between complex and Mendelian eye diseases

Iglesias, A. I., Mishra, A., Vitart, V., Bykhovskaya, Y., Höhn, R., Springelkamp, H., Cuellar-Partida, G., Gharahkhani, P., Bailey, J. N. C., Willoughby, C. E., Li, X., Yazar, S., Nag, A., Khawaja, A. P., Polašek, O., Siscovick, D., Mitchell, P., Tham, Y. C., Haines, J. L., Kearns, L. S. & 124 othersHayward, C., Shi, Y., Van Leeuwen, E. M., Taylor, K. D., Wang, J. J., Rochtchina, E., Attia, J., Scott, R., Holliday, E. G., Baird, P. N., Xie, J., Inouye, M., Viswanathan, A., Sim, X., Bonnemaijer, P., Rotter, J. I., Martin, N. G., Zeller, T., Mills, R. A., Staffieri, S. E., Jonas, J. B., Schmidtmann, I., Boutin, T., Kang, J. H., Lucas, S. E. M., Wong, T. Y., Beutel, M. E., Wilson, J. F., Allingham, R. R., Brilliant, M. H., Budenz, D. L., Christen, W. G., Fingert, J., Friedman, D. S., Gaasterland, D., Gaasterland, T., Hauser, M. A., Kraft, P., Lee, R. K., Lichter, P. R., Liu, Y., Loomis, S. J., Moroi, S. E., Pericak-Vance, M. A., Realini, A., Richards, J. E., Schuman, J. S., Scott, W. K., Singh, K., Sit, A. J., Vollrath, D., Weinreb, R. N., Wollstein, G., Zack, D. J., Zhang, K., Donnelly, P., Barroso, I., Blackwell, J. M., Bramon, E., Brown, M. A., Casas, J. P., Corvin, A., Deloukas, P., Duncanson, A., Jankowski, J., Markus, H. S., Mathew, C. G., Palmer, C. N. A., Plomin, R., Rautanen, A., Sawcer, S. J., Trembath, R. C., Wood, N. W., Spencer, C. C. A., Band, G., Bellenguez, C., Freeman, C., Hellenthal, G., Giannoulatou, E., Pirinen, M., Pearson, R., Strange, A., Su, Z., Vukcevic, D., Langford, C., Hunt, S. E., Edkins, S., Gwilliam, R., Blackburn, H., Bumpstead, S. J., Dronov, S., Gillman, M., Gray, E., Hammond, N., Jayakumar, A., McCann, O. T., Liddle, J., Potter, S. C., Ravindrarajah, R., Ricketts, M., Waller, M., Weston, P., Widaa, S., Whittaker, P., Uitterlinden, A. G., Vithana, E. N., Foster, P. J., Hysi, P. G., Hewitt, A. W., Khor, C. C., Pasquale, L. R., Montgomery, G. W., Klaver, C. C. W., Aung, T., Pfeiffer, N., MacKey, D. A., Hammond, C. J., Cheng, C. Y., Craig, J. E., Rabinowitz, Y. S., Wiggs, J. L., Burdon, K. P., Van Duijn, C. M. & MacGregor, S., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, 1864.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

eye diseases
Eye Diseases
genome
Genome-Wide Association Study
Keratoconus

Family-based genome-wide association study of south Indian pedigrees supports WNT7B as a central corneal thickness locus

Fan, B. J., Chen, X., Sondhi, N., Sharmila, P. F., Soumittra, N., Sripriya, S., Sacikala, S., Asokan, R., Friedman, D. S., Pasquale, L. R., Gao, X. R., Vijaya, L., Bailey, J. C., Vitart, V., Macgregor, S., Hammond, C. J., Khor, C. C., Haines, J. L., George, R., Wiggs, J. L. & 70 othersAllingham, R. R., Gao, X. R., Gauderman, J., Hauser, M., Rotter, J. I., Varma, R., Wiggs, J., Aung, T., Burdon, K. P., Cheng, C. Y., Craig, J. E., Cree, A. J., Gharahkhani, P., Hewitt, A. W., Höhn, R., Hysi, P., Iglesias Gonzalez, A. I., Jonas, J., Khawaja, A., Khor, C. C., Klaver, C. C. W., Pasutto, F., Macgregor, S., Mackey, D., Mitchell, P., Mishra, A., Pang, C., Pasquale, L. R., Pasutto, F., Springelkamp, H., Thorleifsson, G., Thorsteinsdottir, U., van Duijn, C. M., Viswanathan, A., Vitart, V., Wiggs, J. L., Wojciechowski, R., Wong, T., Young, T. L., Zeller, T., Allingham, R., Brilliant, M., Budenz, D., Bailey, J. C., Fingert, J., Gaasterland, D., Gaasterland, T., Haines, J. L., Hauser, M., Igo, R., Kang, J. H., Lee, R. K., Lee, R., Lichter, P., Liu, Y., Moroi, S., Pasquale, L. R., Realini, A., Rhee, D., Richards, J. R., Ritch, R., Scott, W. K., Scott, W. K., Singh, K., Sit, A., Vollrath, D., Weinreb, R. N., Wiggs, J. L., Wollstein, G. & Zack, D., May 1 2018, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 59, 6, p. 2495-2502 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genome-Wide Association Study
Pedigree
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Hispanic Americans
Population
23 Citations (Scopus)

Functional variants in the LRRK2 gene confer shared effects on risk for Crohn's disease and Parkinson's disease

Hui, K. Y., Fernandez-Hernandez, H., Hu, J., Schaffner, A., Pankratz, N., Hsu, N. Y., Chuang, L. S., Carmi, S., Villaverde, N., Li, X., Rivas, M., Levine, A. P., Bao, X., Labrias, P. R., Haritunians, T., Ruane, D., Gettler, K., Chen, E., Li, D., Schiff, E. R. & 31 othersPontikos, N., Barzilai, N., Brant, S. R., Bressman, S., Cheifetz, A. S., Clark, L. N., Daly, M. J., Desnick, R. J., Duerr, R. H., Katz, S., Lencz, T., Myers, R. H., Ostrer, H., Ozelius, L., Payami, H., Peter, Y., Rioux, J. D., Segal, A. W., Scott, W. K., Silverberg, M. S., Vance, J. M., Ubarretxena-Belandia, I., Foroud, T., Atzmon, G., Pe'er, I., Ioannou, Y., McGovern, D. P. B., Yue, Z., Schadt, E. E., Cho, J. H. & Peter, I., Jan 10 2018, In : Science Translational Medicine. 10, 423, eaai7795.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crohn Disease
Parkinson Disease
Genes
Phosphotransferases
Haplotypes
1 Citations (Scopus)

Genomic locus modulating corneal thickness in the mouse identifies POU6F2 as a potential risk of developing glaucoma

International Glaucoma Genetics Consortium & NEIGHBORHOOD Consortium, Jan 1 2018, In : PLoS Genetics. 14, 1, e1007145.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

glaucoma
Glaucoma
genomics
risk factor
Quantitative Trait Loci