Dr Andrew Birley Email
Telephone: +61 7 3362 0275
Facsimile: +61 7 3362 0101
Email: andrew.birley@yahoo.com.au

Dr Andrew Birley has retired to the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. However he is still active in research and is contactable through GenEpi.

Below are some of the publications Dr Birley has co-authored with other research staff at GenEpi.

 Birley AJ, James MR, Dickson PA, Montgomery GW, Heath AC, Martin NG, Whitfield JB: ADH single nucleotide polymorphism associations with alcohol metabolism in vivo. Human Molecular Genetics 18(8):1533-1542, 2009 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Birley AJ, James MR, Dickson PA, Montgomery GW, Heath AC, Whitfield JB, Martin NG: Association of the gastric alcohol dehydrogenase gene ADH7 with variation in alcohol metabolism. Human Molecular Genetics 17(2):179-189, 2008 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Wray NR, Middeldorp CM, Birley AJ, Gordon SD, Sullivan PF, Visscher PM, Nyholt DR, Willemsen G, de Geus EJ, Slagboom PE, Montgomery GW, Martin NG, Boomsma DI: Genome-wide linkage analysis of multiple measures of neuroticism of 2 large cohorts from Australia and the Netherlands. Archives of General Psychiatry 65(6):649-658, 2008 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Wray NR, James MR, Mah SP, Nelson M, Andrews G, Sullivan PF, Montgomery GW, Birley AJ, Braun A, Martin NG: Anxiety and Comorbid Measures Associated With PLXNA2. Archives of General Psychiatry 64(3):318-326, 2007 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Hansell NK, James MR, Duffy DL, Birley AJ, Luciano M, Geffen GM, Wright MJ, Montgomery GW, Martin NG: Effect of the BDNF V166M polymorphism on working memory in healthy adolescents. Genes, Brain and Behavior 6(3):260-268, 2007 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Wray NR, Birley AJ, Sullivan PF, Visscher PM, Martin NG: Genetic and phenotypic stability of measures of neuroticism over 22 years. Twin Research and Human Genetics 10(5):695-702, 2007 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Dickson PA, James MR, Heath AC, Montgomery GW, Martin NG, Whitfield JB, Birley AJ: Effects of Variation at the ALDH2 Locus on Alcohol Metabolism, Sensitivity, Consumption, and Dependence in Europeans. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 30(7):1093-1100, 2006 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Birley AJ, Gillespie NA, Heath AC, Sullivan PF, Boomsma DI, Martin NG: Heritability and nineteen-year stability of long and short EPQ-R neuroticism scales. Personality and Individual Differences 40(4):737-747, 2006 [PDF]
 Birley AJ, Whitfield JB, Neale MC, Duffy DL, Heath AC, Boomsma DI, Martin NG: Genetic time-series analysis identifies a major QTL for in vivo alcohol metabolism not predicted by in vitro studies of structural protein polymorphism at the ADH1B or ADH1C loci. Behavior Genetics 35(5):509-524, 2005 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Middeldorp CM, Birley AJ, Cath DC, Gillespie NA, Willemsen G, Statham DJ, de Geus EJ, Andrews JG, van Dyck R, Beem AL, Sullivan PF, Martin NG, Boomsma DI: Familial clustering of major depression and anxiety disorders in Australian and Dutch twins and siblings. Twin Research and Human Genetics 8(6):609-615, 2005 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Whitfield JB, Zhu G, Duffy DL, Birley AJ, Madden PA, Heath AC, Martin NG: Variation in alcohol pharmacokinetics as a risk factor for alcohol dependence. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research 25(9):1257-1263, 2001 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Duffy DL, Montgomery GW, Treloar SA, Birley AJ, Kirk KM, Boomsma DI, Beem AL, de Geus EJC, Slagboom E, Knighton J, Reed P, Martin NG: IBD sharing around the PPARG locus is not increased in dizygotic twins or their mothers. Nature Genetics 28(4):315-315, 2001 [PDF]
 Kirk KM, Birley AJ, Statham DJ, Haddon B, Lake RI, Andrews JG, Martin NG: Anxiety and depression in twin and sib pairs extremely discordant and concordant for neuroticism: prodromus to a linkage study. Twin Research 3:299-309, 2000 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Neale MC, Cherny SS, Sham P, Whitfield JB, Heath AC, Birley AJ, Martin NG: Distinguishing population stratification from genuine allelic effects with Mx: association of ADH2 with alcohol consumption. Behavior Genetics 29(4):233-243, 1999 [PDF]
 Whitfield JB, Nightingale BN, O'Brien ME, Heath AC, Birley AJ, Martin NG: Molecular biology of alcohol dependence, a complex polygenic disorder. Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine 36(8):633-636, 1998 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Birley AJ, MacLennan R, Wahlqvist M, Gerns L, Pangan T, Martin NG: MN blood group affects response of serum LDL cholesterol level to a low fat diet. Clinical Genetics 51(5):291-295, 1997 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]