Dr Zhen Zhao Email
Telephone: +61 7 3845 3742
Facsimile: +61 7 3362 0101
Email: zhenZ@qimrberghofer.edu.au

Below are some of the publications Dr Zhao has co-authored with other research staff at GenEpi. For a complete list of publications please contact Dr Zhao.


Publications
2014
 Jagirdar K, Smit DJ, Ainger SA, Lee KJ, Brown DL, Chapman B, Zhen Zhao Z, Montgomery GW, Martin NG, Stow JL, Duffy DL, Sturm RA: Molecular analysis of common polymorphisms within the human Tyrosinase locus and genetic association with pigmentation traits. Pigment cell & melanoma research 27(4):552-564, 2014 [PDF] [OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Painter JN, Nyholt DR, Krause L, Zhao ZZ, Chapman B, Zhang C, Medland S, Martin NG, Kennedy S, Treloar S, Zondervan K, Montgomery GW: Common variants in the CYP2C19 gene are associated with susceptibility to endometriosis. Fertility and Sterility 102(2):496-502.e5, 2014 [PDF] [N/OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Aoude LG, Xu M, Zhao ZZ, Kovacs M, Palmer JM, Johansson P, Symmons J, Trent JM, Martin NG, Montgomery GW, Brown KM, Hayward NK: Assessment of PALB2 as a Candidate Melanoma Susceptibility Gene. PLoS ONE 9(6):e100683, 2014 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
2013
 Doecke JD, Simms LA, Zhao ZZ, Huang N, Hanigan K, Krishnaprasad K, Roberts RL, Andrews JM, Mahy G, Bampton P, Lewindon P, Florin T, Lawrance IC, Gearry RB, Montgomery GW, Radford-Smith GL: Genetic Susceptibility in IBD: Overlap Between Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn's Disease. Inflammatory bowel diseases 19(2):240-245, 2013 [PDF unavailable] [PubMed] [More...]
2012
 Whitehall VL, Rickman C, Bond CE, Ramsnes I, Greco SA, Umapathy A, McKeone D, Faleiro RJ, Buttenshaw RL, Worthley DL, Nayler S, Zhao ZZ, Montgomery GW, Mallitt KA, Jass JR, Matsubara N, Notohara K, Ishii T, Leggett BA: Oncogenic PIK3CA mutations in colorectal cancers and polyps. International journal of cancer. Journal international du cancer 131:813-820, 2012 [PDF unavailable] [PubMed] [More...]
 Webb BT, Guo AY, Maher BS, Zhao Z, van den Oord EJ, Kendler KS, Riley BP, Gillespie NA, Prescott CA, Middeldorp CM, Willemsen G, de Geus EJ, Hottenga JJ, Boomsma DI, Slagboom EP, Wray NR, Montgomery GW, Martin NG, Wright MJ, Heath AC, Madden PA, Gelernter J, Knowles JA, Hamilton SP, Weissman MM, Fyer AJ, Huezo-Diaz P, McGuffin P, Farmer A, Craig IW, Lewis C, Sham P, Crowe RR, Flint J, Hettema JM: Meta-analyses of genome-wide linkage scans of anxiety-related phenotypes. European Journal of Human Genetics 20:1078-1084, 2012 [PDF] [OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
2011
 Zhao ZZ, Croft L, Nyholt DR, Chapman B, Treloar SA, Hull ML, Montgomery GW: Evaluation of polymorphisms in predicted target sites for micro RNAs differentially expressed in endometriosis. Molecular Human Reproduction 17:92-103, 2011 [PDF unavailable] [PubMed] [More...]
 Painter JN, Anderson CA, Nyholt DR, Macgregor S, Lin J, Lee SH, Lambert A, Zhao ZZ, Roseman F, Guo Q, Gordon SD, Wallace L, Henders AK, Visscher PM, Kraft P, Martin NG, Morris AP, Treloar SA, Kennedy SH, Missmer SA, Montgomery GW, Zondervan KT: Genome-wide association study identifies a locus at 7p15.2 associated with endometriosis. Nature Genetics 43(1):51-54, 2011 [PDF] [OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Painter JN, Nyholt DR, Morris A, Zhao ZZ, Henders AK, Lambert A, Wallace L, Martin NG, Kennedy SH, Treloar SA, Zondervan KT, Montgomery GW: High-density fine-mapping of a chromosome 10q26 linkage peak suggests association between endometriosis and variants close to CYP2C19. Fertility and Sterility 95:2236-2240, 2011 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Kvaskoff M, Whiteman DC, Zhao ZZ, Montgomery GW, Martin NG, Hayward NK, Duffy DL: Polymorphisms in Nevus-Associated Genes MTAP, PLA2G6, and IRF4 and the Risk of Invasive Cutaneous Melanoma. Twin Research and Human Genetics 14(5):422-432, 2011 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Macgregor S, Montgomery GW, Liu JZ, Zhao ZZ, Henders AK, Stark M, Schmid H, Holland EA, Duffy DL, Zhang M, Painter JN, Nyholt DR, Maskiell JA, Jetann J, Ferguson M, Cust AE, Jenkins MA, Whiteman DC, Olsson H, Puig S, Bianchi-Scarrà G, Hansson J, Demenais F, Landi MT, Dębniak T, Mackie R, Azizi E, Bressac-de Paillerets B, Goldstein AM, Kanetsky PA, Gruis NA, Elder DE, Newton-Bishop JA, Bishop DT, Iles MM, Helsing P, Amos CI, Wei Q, Wang LE, Lee JE, Qureshi AA, Kefford RF, Giles GG, Armstrong BK, Aitken JF, Han J, Hopper JL, Trent JM, Brown KM, Martin NG, Mann GJ, Hayward NK: Genome-wide association study identifies a new melanoma susceptibility locus at 1q21.3. Nature Genetics 43(11):1114-1118, 2011 [PDF] [OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Anderson CA, Boucher G, Lees CW, Franke A, D'Amato M, Taylor KD, Lee JC, Goyette P, Imielinski M, Latiano A, Lagacé C, Scott R, Amininejad L, Bumpstead S, Baidoo L, Baldassano RN, Barclay M, Bayless TM, Brand S, Büning C, Colombel JF, Denson LA, De Vos M, Dubinsky M, Edwards C, Ellinghaus D, Fehrmann RS, Floyd JA, Florin T, Franchimont D, Franke L, Georges M, Glas J, Glazer NL, Guthery SL, Haritunians T, Hayward NK, Hugot JP, Jobin G, Laukens D, Lawrance I, Lémann M, Levine A, Libioulle C, Louis E, McGovern DP, Milla M, Montgomery GW, Morley KI, Mowat C, Ng A, Newman W, Ophoff RA, Papi L, Palmieri O, Peyrin-Biroulet L, Panés J, Phillips A, Prescott NJ, Proctor DD, Roberts R, Russell R, Rutgeerts P, Sanderson J, Sans M, Schumm P, Seibold F, Sharma Y, Simms LA, Seielstad M, Steinhart AH, Targan SR, van den Berg LH, Vatn M, Verspaget H, Walters T, Wijmenga C, Wilson DC, Westra HJ, Xavier RJ, Zhao ZZ, Ponsioen CY, Andersen V, Torkvist L, Gazouli M, Anagnou NP, Karlsen TH, Kupcinskas L, Sventoraityte J, Mansfield JC, Kugathasan S, Silverberg MS, Halfvarson J, Rotter JI, Mathew CG, Griffiths AM, Gearry R, Ahmad T, Brant SR, Chamaillard M, Satsangi J, Cho JH, Schreiber S, Daly MJ, Barrett JC, Parkes M, Annese V, Hakonarson H, Radford-Smith G, Duerr RH, Vermeire S, Weersma RK, Rioux JD: Meta-analysis identifies 29 additional ulcerative colitis risk loci, increasing the number of confirmed associations to 47. Nature Genetics 43(3):246-252, 2011 [PDF unavailable] [PubMed] [More...]
2010
 Duffy DL, Zhao ZZ, Sturm RA, Hayward NK, Martin NG, Montgomery GW: Multiple Pigmentation Gene Polymorphisms Account for a Substantial Proportion of Risk of Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma. The Journal of Investigative Dermatology 130(2):520-528, 2010 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Ferreira MA, Oates NA, van Vliet J, Zhao ZZ, Ehrich M, Martin NG, Montgomery GW, Whitelaw E, Duffy DL: Characterization of the methylation patterns of MS4A2 in atopic cases and controls. Allergy 65(3):333-337, 2010 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 McEvoy BP, Zhao ZZ, Macgregor S, Bellis C, Lea RA, Cox H, Montgomery GW, Griffiths LR, Visscher PM: European and Polynesian admixture in the Norfolk Island population. Heredity 105:229-234, 2010 [PDF unavailable] [PubMed] [More...]
 Ferreira MA, Mangino M, Brumme CJ, Zhao ZZ, Medland SE, Wright MJ, Nyholt DR, Gordon S, Campbell M, McEvoy BP, Henders A, Evans DM, Lanchbury JS, Pereyra F, International HIV Controllers Study, Walker BD, Haas DW, Soranzo N, Spector TD, de Bakker PI, Frazer IH, Montgomery GW, Martin NG: Quantitative Trait Loci for CD4:CD8 Lymphocyte Ratio Are Associated with Risk of Type 1 Diabetes and HIV-1 Immune Control. American Journal of Human Genetics 86:88-92, 2010 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Duffy DL, Iles MM, Glass D, Zhu G, Barrett JH, Höiom V, Zhao ZZ, Sturm RA, Soranzo N, Hammond C, Kvaskoff M, Whiteman DC, Mangino M, Hansson J, Newton-Bishop JA, GenoMEL, Bataille V, Hayward NK, Martin NG, Bishop DT, Spector TD, Montgomery GW: IRF4 variants have age-specific effects on nevus count and predispose to melanoma. American Journal of Human Genetics 87(1):6-16, 2010 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Randall LM, Kenangalem E, Lampah DA, Tjitra E, Mwaikambo ED, Handojo T, Piera KA, Zhao ZZ, de Labastida Rivera F, Zhou Y, McSweeney KM, Le L, Amante FH, Haque A, Stanley AC, Woodberry T, Salwati E, Granger DL, Hobbs MR, Price RN, Weinberg JB, Montgomery GW, Anstey NM, Engwerda CR: A study of the TNF/LTA/LTB locus and susceptibility to severe malaria in highland papuan children and adults. Malaria journal 9:302, 2010 [PDF unavailable] [PubMed] [More...]
2009
 Zhao ZZ, Duffy DL, Thomas SA, Martin NG, Hayward NK, Montgomery GW: Polymorphisms in the syntaxin 17 gene are not associated with human cutaneous malignant melanoma. Melanoma Research 19:80-86, 2009 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Byrne EM, McRae AF, Duffy DL, Zhao ZZ, Martin NG, Wright MJ, Montgomery GW, Visscher PM: Association Study of Common Mitochondrial Variants and Cognitive Ability. Behavior Genetics 39:504-512, 2009 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Falchi M, Bataille V, Hayward NK, Duffy DL, Bishop JA, Pastinen T, Cervino A, Zhao ZZ, Deloukas P, Soranzo N, Elder DE, Barrett JH, Martin NG, Bishop DT, Montgomery GW, Spector TD: Genome-wide association study identifies variants at 9p21 and 22q13 associated with development of cutaneous nevi. Nature Genetics 41:915-919, 2009 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Byrne EM, McRae AF, Duffy DL, Zhao ZZ, Martin NG, Whitfield JB, Visscher PM, Montgomery GW: Family-based mitochondrial association study of traits related to type 2 diabetes and the metabolic syndrome in adolescents. Diabetologia 52(11):2359-2368, 2009 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Ferreira MA, Zhao ZZ, Thomsen SF, James M, Evans DM, Postmus PE, Kyvik KO, Backer V, Boomsma DI, Martin NG, Montgomery GW, Duffy DL: Association and interaction analyses of eight genes under asthma linkage peaks. Allergy 64(11):1623-1628, 2009 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
2008
 Hoekstra C, Zhao ZZ, Lambalk CB, Willemsen G, Martin NG, Boomsma DI, Montgomery GW: Dizygotic twinning. Human Reproduction Update 14(1):37-47, 2008 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Macgregor S, Zhao ZZ, Henders A, Nicholas MG, Montgomery GW, Visscher PM: Highly cost-efficient genome-wide association studies using DNA pools and dense SNP arrays. Nucleic Acids Research 36(6):e35, 2008 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Sturm RA, Duffy DL, Zhao ZZ, Leite FP, Stark MS, Hayward NK, Martin NG, Montgomery GW: A single SNP in an evolutionary conserved region within intron 86 of the HERC2 gene determines human blue-brown eye color. American Journal of Human Genetics 82(2):424-431, 2008 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 McRae AF, Byrne EM, Zhao ZZ, Montgomery GW, Visscher PM: Power and SNP Tagging in Whole Mitochondrial Genome Association Studies. Genome Research 18:911-917, 2008 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Han J, Kraft P, Nan H, Guo Q, Chen C, Qureshi A, Hankinson SE, Hu FB, Duffy DL, Zhao ZZ, Martin NG, Montgomery GW, Hayward NK, Thomas G, Hoover RN, Chanock S, Hunter DJ: A genome-wide association study identifies novel alleles associated with hair color and skin pigmentation. PLoS Genetics 4(5):e1000074, 2008 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Brown KM, Macgregor S, Montgomery GW, Craig DW, Zhao ZZ, Iyadurai K, Henders AK, Homer N, Campbell MJ, Stark M, Thomas S, Schmid H, Holland EA, Gillanders EM, Duffy DL, Maskiell JA, Jetann J, Ferguson M, Stephan DA, Cust AE, Whiteman D, Green A, Olsson H, Puig S, Ghiorzo P, Hansson J, Demenais F, Goldstein AM, Gruis NA, Elder DE, Bishop JN, Kefford RF, Giles GG, Armstrong BK, Aitken JF, Hopper JL, Martin NG, Trent JM, Mann GJ, Hayward NK: Common sequence variants on 20q11.22 confer melanoma susceptibility. Nature Genetics 40(7):838-840, 2008 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Shekar SN, Duffy DL, Frudakis T, Sturm RA, Zhao ZZ, Montgomery GW, Martin NG: Linkage and Association Analysis of Spectrophotometrically Quantified Hair Color in Australian Adolescents: the Effect of OCA2 and HERC2. Journal of Investigative Dermatology 128(12):2807-2814, 2008 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Byrne EM, McRae AF, Zhao ZZ, Martin NG, Montgomery GW, Visscher PM: The use of common mitochondrial variants to detect and characterise population structure in the Australian population: implications for genome-wide association studies. European Journal of Human Genetics 16(11):1396-1403, 2008 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Zhao ZZ, Painter JN, Palmer JS, Webb PM, Hayward NK, Whiteman DC, Boomsma DI, Martin NG, Duffy DL, Montgomery GW: Variation in bone morphogenetic protein 15 is not associated with spontaneous human dizygotic twinning. Human Reproduction 23:2372-2379, 2008 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Hillmer AM, Brockschmidt FF, Hanneken S, Eigelshoven S, Steffens M, Flaquer A, Herms S, Becker T, Kortüm AK, Nyholt DR, Zhao ZZ, Montgomery GW, Martin NG, Mühleisen TW, Alblas MA, Moebus S, Jöckel KH, Bröcker-Preuss M, Erbel R, Reinartz R, Betz RC, Cichon S, Propping P, Baur MP, Wienker TF, Kruse R, Nöthen MM: Susceptibility variants for male-pattern baldness on chromosome 20p11. Nature Genetics 40(11):1279-1281, 2008 [PDF] [OSI] [PubMed] [More...]
 Zhao ZZ, Pollock PM, Thomas S, Treloar SA, Nyholt DR, Montgomery GW: Common variation in the fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 gene is not associated with endometriosis risk. Human reproduction (Oxford, England) 23(7):1661-1668, 2008 [PDF unavailable] [PubMed] [More...]
 Zhao ZZ, Nyholt DR, Thomas S, Treloar SA, Montgomery GW: Polymorphisms in the vascular endothelial growth factor gene and the risk of familial endometriosis. Molecular Human Reproduction 14(9):531-538, 2008 [PDF unavailable] [PubMed] [More...]
 Montgomery GW, Nyholt DR, Zhao ZZ, Treloar SA, Painter JN, Missmer SA, Kennedy SH, Zondervan KT: The search for genes contributing to endometriosis risk. Human Reproduction Update 14(5):447-457, 2008 [PDF unavailable] [PubMed] [More...]
2007
 Duffy DL, Montgomery GW, Chen W, Zhao ZZ, Le L, James MR, Hayward NK, Martin NG, Sturm RA: A Three-Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism haplotype in intron 1 of OCA2 explains most human eye-color variation. American Journal of Human Genetics 80(2):241-252, 2007 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Treloar SA, Zhao ZZ, Le L, Zondervan KT, Martin NG, Kennedy S, Nyholt DR, Montgomery GW: Variants in EMX2 and PTEN do not contribute to risk of endometriosis. Molecular Human Reproduction 13(7-8):587-594, 2007 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Zhao ZZ, Nyholt DR, Le L, Thomas S, Engwerda C, Randall L, Treloar SA, Montgomery GW: Genetic variation in tumour necrosis factor and lymphotoxin is not associated with endometriosis in an Australian sample. Human reproduction (Oxford, England) 22(9):2389-2397, 2007 [PDF unavailable] [PubMed] [More...]
2006
 Zhao ZZ, Nyholt DR, Le L, Martin NG, James MR, Treloar SA, Montgomery GW: KRAS variation and risk of endometriosis. Molecular Human Reproduction 12(11):671-676, 2006 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Palmer JS, Zhao ZZ, Hoekstra C, Hayward NK, Webb PM, Whiteman DC, Martin NG, Boomsma DI, Duffy DL, Montgomery GW: Novel variants in growth differentiation Factor 9 in mothers of dizygotic twins. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 91(11):4713-4716, 2006 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
2005
 Treloar SA, Zhao ZZ, Armitage T, Duffy DL, Wicks J, O'Connor DT, Martin NG, Montgomery GW: Association between polymorphisms in the progesterone receptor gene and endometriosis. Molecular Human Reproduction 11(9):641-647, 2005 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
 Zhao ZZ, Nyholt DR, James MR, Mayne R, Treloar SA, Montgomery GW: A comparison of DNA pools constructed following whole genome amplification for two-stage SNP genotyping designs. Twin Research and Human Genetics 8(4):353-361, 2005 [PDF unavailable] [PubMed] [More...]
2004
 Montgomery GW, Zhao ZZ, Marsh AJ, Mayne R, Treloar SA, James M, Martin NG, Boomsma DI, Duffy DL: A deletion mutation in GDF9 in sisters with spontaneous DZ twins. Twin Research 7(6):548-555, 2004 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]
2003
 Montgomery GW, Zhao ZZ, Morley KI, Marsh AJ, Boomsma DI, Martin NG, Duffy DL: Dizygotic twinning is not associated with methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase haplotypes. Human Reproduction 18(11):2460-2464, 2003 [PDF] [PubMed] [More...]