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The GWAS results on this website are from the following studies:

Pan-cancer and cross-population genome-wide association studies dissect shared genetic backgrounds underlying carcinogenesis

Sato, G., et al, Nat. Commun. (2023)

Genome-wide association study identifies risk loci within the major histocompatibility complex region for Hunner-type interstitial cystitis

Akiyama, Y. & Sonehara, K., et al, Cell. Rep. Med. (2023)

Multi-ancestry genome-wide association analyses identify novel genetic mechanisms in rheumatoid arthritis

Ishigaki, K., et al, Nat. Genet. (2022)

DOCK2 is involved in the host genetics and biology of severe COVID-19

Namkoong, H. & Edahiro, R., et al, Nature (2022)

A common deletion at BAK1 reduces enhancer activity and confers risk of intracranial germ cell tumors

Sonehara, K., et al, Nat. Commun. (2022)

Multi-trait and cross-population genome-wide association studies across autoimmune and allergic diseases identify shared and distinct genetic component

Shirai, Y., et al, Ann. Rheum. Dis. (2022)

Genetic architecture of microRNA expression and its link to complex diseases in the Japanese population

Sonehara, K. & Sakaue, S., et al, Hum. Mol. Genet. (2021)

Insights from complex trait fine-mapping across diverse populations

Kanai, M., et al, medRxiv (2021)

A cross-population atlas of genetic associations for 220 human phenotypes

Sakaue, S. & Kanai, M., et al, Nat. Genet. (2021)

Genetic determinants of risk in autoimmune pulmonary alveolar proteinosis

Sakaue, S., et al, Nat. Commun. 12 1032 (2021)

GWAS of 165,084 Japanese individuals identified nine loci associated with dietary habits

Matoba, N., et al, Nat. Hum. Behav. 4 308–316 (2020)

Genetics of rheumatoid arthritis contributes to biology and drug discovery

Okada, Y., et al, Nature 506 376–381 (2014)


The BioBank Japan Project was supported by the Tailor-Made Medical Treatment program of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT), and the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED).

This website is managed by the BioBank Japan Project and the Department of Statistical Genetics at Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine. We thank the members of the RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences for supporting the study.


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