A meta-analysis identifies new loci associated with body mass index in individuals of African ancestry

Keri L. Monda, Gary K. Chen, Kira C. Taylor, Cameron Palmer, Todd L. Edwards, Leslie A. Lange, Maggie C.Y. Ng, Adebowale A. Adeyemo, Matthew A. Allison, Lawrence F. Bielak, Guanjie Chen, Mariaelisa Graff, Marguerite R. Irvin, Suhn K. Rhie, Guo Li, Yongmei Liu, Youfang Liu, Yingchang Lu, Michael A. Nalls, Yan V. SunMary K. Wojczynski, Lisa R. Yanek, Melinda C. Aldrich, Adeyinka Ademola, Christopher I. Amos, Elisa V. Bandera, Cathryn H. Bock, Angela Britton, Ulrich Broeckel, Quiyin Cai, Neil E. Caporaso, Chris S. Carlson, John Carpten, Graham Casey, Wei Min Chen, Fang Chen, Yii Der I. Chen, Charleston W.K. Chiang, Gerhard A. Coetzee, Ellen Demerath, Sandra L. Deming-Halverson, Ryan W. Driver, Patricia Dubbert, Mary F. Feitosa, Ye Feng, Barry I. Freedman, Elizabeth M. Gillanders, Omri Gottesman, Xiuqing Guo, Talin Haritunians, Tamara Harris, Curtis C. Harris, Anselm J.M. Hennis, Dena G. Hernandez, Lorna H. McNeill, Timothy D. Howard, Barbara V. Howard, Virginia J. Howard, Karen C. Johnson, Sun J. Kang, Brendan J. Keating, Suzanne Kolb, Lewis H. Kuller, Abdullah Kutlar, Carl D. Langefeld, Guillaume Lettre, Kurt Lohman, Vaneet Lotay, Helen Lyon, Joann E. Manson, William Maixner, Yan A. Meng, Kristine R. Monroe, Imran Morhason-Bello, Adam B. Murphy, Josyf C. Mychaleckyj, Rajiv Nadukuru, Katherine L. Nathanson, Uma Nayak, Amidou N'Diaye, Barbara Nemesure, Suh Yuh Wu, M. Cristina Leske, Christine Neslund-Dudas, Marian Neuhouser, Sarah Nyante, Heather Ochs-Balcom, Adesola Ogunniyi, Temidayo O. Ogundiran, Oladosu Ojengbede, Olufunmilayo I. Olopade, Julie R. Palmer, Edward A. Ruiz-Narvaez, Nicholette D. Palmer, Michael F. Press, Evandine Rampersaud, Laura J. Rasmussen-Torvik, Jorge L. Rodriguez-Gil, Babatunde Salako, Eric E. Schadt, Ann G. Schwartz, Daniel A. Shriner, David Siscovick, Shad B. Smith, Sylvia Wassertheil-Smoller, Elizabeth K. Speliotes, Margaret R. Spitz, Lara Sucheston, Herman Taylor, Bamidele O. Tayo, Margaret A. Tucker, David J. Van Den Berg, Digna R.Velez Edwards, Zhaoming Wang, John K. Wiencke, Thomas W. Winkler, John S. Witte, Margaret Wrensch, Xifeng Wu, James J. Yang, Albert M. Levin, Taylor R. Young, Neil A. Zakai, Mary Cushman, Krista A. Zanetti, Jing Hua Zhao, Wei Zhao, Yonglan Zheng, Jie Zhou, Regina G. Ziegler, Joseph M. Zmuda, Jyotika K. Fernandes, Gary S. Gilkeson, Diane L. Kamen, Kelly J. Hunt, Ida J. Spruill, Christine B. Ambrosone, Stefan Ambs, Donna K. Arnett, Larry Atwood, Diane M. Becker, Sonja I. Berndt, Leslie Bernstein, William J. Blot, Ingrid B. Borecki, Erwin P. Bottinger, Donald W. Bowden, Gregory Burke, Stephen J. Chanock, Richard S. Cooper, Jingzhong Ding, David Duggan, Michele K. Evans, Caroline Fox, W. Timothy Garvey, Jonathan P. Bradfield, Hakon Hakonarson, Struan F.A. Grant, Ann Hsing, Lisa Chu, Jennifer J. Hu, Dezheng Huo, Sue A. Ingles, Esther M. John, Joanne M. Jordan, Edmond K. Kabagambe, Sharon L.R. Kardia, Rick A. Kittles, Phyllis J. Goodman, Eric A. Klein, Laurence N. Kolonel, Loic Le Marchand, Simin Liu, Barbara McKnight, Robert C. Millikan, Thomas H. Mosley, Badri Padhukasahasram, L. Keoki Williams, Sanjay R. Patel, Ulrike Peters, Curtis A. Pettaway, Patricia A. Peyser, Bruce M. Psaty, Susan Redline, Charles N. Rotimi, Benjamin A. Rybicki, Michèle M. Sale, Pamela J. Schreiner, Lisa B. Signorello, Andrew B. Singleton, Janet L. Stanford, Sara S. Strom, Michael J. Thun, Mara Vitolins, Wei Zheng, Jason H. Moore, Scott M. Williams, Shamika Ketkar, Xiaofeng Zhu, Alan B. Zonderman, Charles Kooperberg, George J. Papanicolaou, Brian E. Henderson, Alex P. Reiner, Joel N. Hirschhorn, Ruth J.F. Loos, Kari E. North, Christopher A. Haiman

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