JONATHAN HAINES, PH.D.

Director

Jonathan Haines, Ph.D., is a genetic epi­demi­ol­o­gist, Mary W. Shel­don M.D. Pro­fes­sor of Genomic Sci­ences, Chair of Depart­ment of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences, and Direc­tor of the Insti­tute for Com­pu­ta­tional Biol­ogy. Dr. Haines has exten­sive expe­ri­ence in all aspects of genetic epi­demi­ol­ogy with a par­tic­u­lar focus on data ana­lyt­ics. He has applied his exper­tise to numer­ous neu­ro­log­i­cal and oph­thal­mo­log­i­cal dis­or­ders hav­ing located and iden­ti­fied over 20 causal and 200 asso­ci­ated loci. His inter­ests are in adapt­ing and apply­ing sta­tis­ti­cal com­pu­ta­tional meth­ods to bio­med­ical big data.

Affiliations

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Recent Publications

  1. Dumitrescu, L, Barnes, LL, Thambisetty, M, Beecham, G, Kunkle, B, Bush, WS, Gifford, KA, Chibnik, LB, Mukherjee, S, De Jager, PL et al.. Sex differences in the genetic predictors of Alzheimer's pathology. Brain 2019; 142 (9): 2581-2589. PubMed PMID:31497858 PubMed Central PMC6736148.
  2. Fan, BJ, Bailey, JC, Igo, RP Jr, Kang, JH, Boumenna, T, Brilliant, MH, Budenz, DL, Fingert, JH, Gaasterland, T, Gaasterland, D et al.. Association of a Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Genetic Risk Score With Earlier Age at Diagnosis. JAMA Ophthalmol 2019; : . PubMed PMID:31436842 PubMed Central PMC6707005.
  3. Choi, KY, Lee, JJ, Gunasekaran, TI, Kang, S, Lee, W, Jeong, J, Lim, HJ, Zhang, X, Zhu, C, Won, SY et al.. APOE Promoter Polymorphism-219T/G is an Effect Modifier of the Influence of APOE ε4 on Alzheimer's Disease Risk in a Multiracial Sample. J Clin Med 2019; 8 (8): . PubMed PMID:31426376 PubMed Central PMC6723529.
  4. Kunkle, BW, Grenier-Boley, B, Sims, R, Bis, JC, Damotte, V, Naj, AC, Boland, A, Vronskaya, M, van der Lee, SJ, Amlie-Wolf, A et al.. Author Correction: Genetic meta-analysis of diagnosed Alzheimer's disease identifies new risk loci and implicates Aβ, tau, immunity and lipid processing. Nat. Genet. 2019; 51 (9): 1423-1424. PubMed PMID:31417202 .
  5. Waksmunski, AR, Igo, RP Jr, Song, YE, Cooke Bailey, JN, Laux, R, Fuzzell, D, Fuzzell, S, Adams, LD, Caywood, L, Prough, M et al.. Rare variants and loci for age-related macular degeneration in the Ohio and Indiana Amish. Hum. Genet. 2019; 138 (10): 1171-1182. PubMed PMID:31367973 .
  6. Ma, Y, Jun, GR, Zhang, X, Chung, J, Naj, AC, Chen, Y, Bellenguez, C, Hamilton-Nelson, K, Martin, ER, Kunkle, BW et al.. Analysis of Whole-Exome Sequencing Data for Alzheimer Disease Stratified by APOE Genotype. JAMA Neurol 2019; : . PubMed PMID:31180460 PubMed Central PMC6563544.
  7. Gardner, OK, Wang, L, Van Booven, D, Whitehead, PL, Hamilton-Nelson, KL, Adams, LD, Starks, TD, Hofmann, NK, Vance, JM, Cuccaro, ML et al.. RNA editing alterations in a multi-ethnic Alzheimer disease cohort converge on immune and endocytic molecular pathways. Hum. Mol. Genet. 2019; 28 (18): 3053-3061. PubMed PMID:31162550 PubMed Central PMC6737295.
  8. Ma, Y, Jun, GR, Chung, J, Zhang, X, Kunkle, BW, Naj, AC, White, CC, Bennett, DA, De Jager, PL, Alzheimer’s Disease Genetics Consortium et al.. CpG-related SNPs in the MS4A region have a dose-dependent effect on risk of late-onset Alzheimer disease. Aging Cell 2019; 18 (4): e12964. PubMed PMID:31144443 PubMed Central PMC6612647.
  9. Laville, V, Kang, JH, Cousins, CC, Iglesias, AI, Nagy, R, Cooke Bailey, JN, Igo, RP Jr, Song, YE, Chasman, DI, Christen, WG et al.. Genetic correlations between diabetes and glaucoma: an analysis of continuous and dichotomous phenotypes. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2019; : . PubMed PMID:31121135 .
  10. Patel, D, Mez, J, Vardarajan, BN, Staley, L, Chung, J, Zhang, X, Farrell, JJ, Rynkiewicz, MJ, Cannon-Albright, LA, Teerlink, CC et al.. Association of Rare Coding Mutations With Alzheimer Disease and Other Dementias Among Adults of European Ancestry. JAMA Netw Open 2019; 2 (3): e191350. PubMed PMID:30924900 PubMed Central PMC6450321.
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