Selected publications and preprints

Hilary Finucane, Yakir Reshef, Verneri Anttila, Kamil Slowkowski, Alexander Gusev, et al. 
Heritability enrichment of specifically expressed genes identifies disease-relevant tissues and cell types
Research highlight in Nature Reviews Genetics, 4/23/18
Nature Genetics, 2018.

Hilary Finucane*, Brendan Bulik-Sullivan*, Alexander Gusev, Gosia Trynka, Yakir Reshef, et al. (* = co-first) 
Partitioning heritability by functional category using GWAS summary statistics
Nature Genetics, 2015.

Brendan Bulik-Sullivan*, Hilary Finucane*, Verneri Anttila, Alexander Gusev, Felix Day, et al. (* = co-first) 
An atlas of genetic correlations across human diseases and traits
Nature Genetics, 2015.

 

Other publications and preprints

Steven Gazal, Carla Marquez-Luna, Hilary Finucane, Alkes Price.
Reconciling S-LDSC and LDAK functional enrichment estimates.
Nature Genetics, 2019.

Samuel Kim, Chengzhen Dai, Farhad Hormozdiari, Bryce van de Geijn , …, Hilary Finucane, et al.
Genes with High Network Connectivity Are Enriched for Disease Heritability.
American Journal of Human Genetics, 2019.

Jacob Ulirsch, Caleb Lareau, Erik Bao, Leif Ludwig, …, Hilary Finucane, et al.
Interrogation of human hematopoiesis at single-cell and single-variant resolution
Nature Genetics, 2019.

Armin Schoech, Daniel Jordan, Po-Ru Loh, Steven Gazal, …, Hilary Finucane, et al.
Quantification of frequency-dependent genetic architectures in 25 UK Biobank traits reveals action of negative selection
Nature Communications, 2019.

Xia Jiang, Hilary Finucane, Fredrick Schumacher, Stephanie Schmit, Jonathan Tyrer, et al.
Shared heritability and functional enrichment across six solid cancers
Nature Communications, 2019.

Christopher Hübel, Héléna Gaspar, Jonathan Coleman, Hilary Finucane, Kirstin Purves, et al.
Genomics of body fat percentage may contribute to sex bias in anorexia nervosa
American Journal of Medical Genetics, 2018.

Kevin Galinsky, Yakir Reshef, Hilary Finucane, Po-Ru Loh, Noah Zaitlen, et al.
Estimating cross-population genetic correlations of causal effect sizes
Genetic Epidemiology, 2018.

Steven Gazal, Po-Ru Loh, Hilary Finucane, Andrea Ganna , Armin Schoech, Shamil Sunyaev, Alkes Price.
Functional architecture of low-frequency variants highlights strength of negative selection across coding and non-coding annotations
Nature Genetics, 2018.

Yakir Reshef, Hilary Finucane, David Kelley, Alexander Gusev, Dylan Kotliar, et al.
Detecting genome-wide directional effects of transcription factor binding on polygenic disease risk
Nature Genetics, 2018.

PO Loh, Giulio Genovese, Robert Handsaker, Hilary Finucane, Yakir Reshef, et al.
Insights into clonal haematopoiesis from 8,342 mosaic chromosomal alterations
Nature, 2018.

Farhad Hormozdiari, Steven Gazal, Bryce van de Geijn, Hilary Finucane, Chelsea Ju, et al.
Leveraging molecular quantitative trait loci to understand the genetic architecture of diseases and complex traits
Nature Genetics, 2018.

Naomi R Wray, Stephan Ripke, Manuel Mattheisen, Maciej Trzaskowski, ..., Hilary Finucane, et al.
Genome-wide association analyses identify 44 risk variants and refine the genetic architecture of major depression
Nature Genetics, 2018.

Alexander Gusev, Nicholas Mancuso, Hyejung Won, Maria Kousi, Hilary Finucane, et al.
Transcriptome-wide association study of schizophrenia and chromatin activity yields mechanistic disease insights
Nature Genetics, 2018.

Luke O'Connor, Alexander Gusev, Xuanyao Liu, Po-Ru Loh, Hilary Finucane, Alkes Price.
Estimating the proportion of disease heritability mediated by gene expression levels
bioRxiv, 2017.

Steven Gazal, Hilary Finucane, Nicholas Furlotte, Po-Ru Loh, Pier Palamara, et al. 
Linkage disequilibrium dependent architecture of human complex traits reveals action of negative selection
Author Correction in Nature Genetics, 7/4/19.
Nature Genetics, 2017.

Kyriaki Michailidou, Sara Lindström, Joe Dennis, Jonathan Beesley, ..., Hilary Finucane, et al.
Association analysis identifies 65 new breast cancer risk loci
Nature, 2017.

Roger Milne, Karoline Kuchenbaecker, Kyriaki Michailidou, Jonathan Beesley, ..., Hilary Finucane, et al.
Identification of ten variants associated with risk of estrogen-receptor-negative breast cancer
Nature Genetics, 2017.

Sara Lindström, Hilary Finucane, Brendan Bulik-Sullivan, Fredrick Schumacher, Christopher Amos, et al.
Quantifying the Genetic Correlation between Multiple Cancer Types
Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, 2017.

Felix Day, Deborah Thompson, Hannes Helgason, Daniel Chasman, Hilary Finucane, et al. 
Genomic analyses identify hundreds of variants associated with age at menarche and support a role for puberty timing in cancer risk
Nature Genetics, 2017.

Xuanyao Liu, Hilary Finucane, Alexander Gusev, Gaurav Bhatia, Steven Gazal, et al. 
Functional Architectures of Local and Distal Regulation of Gene Expression in Multiple Human Tissues
American Journal of Human Genetics, 2017.

Jie Zheng, A. Mesut Erzurumluoglu, Benjamin Elsworth, ..., Hilary Finucane, et al. 
LD Hub: a centralized database and web interface to perform LD score regression that maximizes the potential of summary level GWAS data for SNP heritability and genetic correlation analysis
Bioinformatics, 2017.

Po-Ru Loh, Petr Danecek, Pier Francesco Palamara, Christian Fuchsberger, Yakir Reshef, Hilary Finucane, et al. 
Reference-based phasing using the Haplotype Reference Consortium panel
Nature Genetics, 2016.

Jennie Pouget, Vanessa Goncalves, Schizophrenia Working Group of the Pyschiatric Genomics Consortium, Sarah Spain, Hilary Finucane, et al. 
Genome-Wide Association Studies Suggest Limited Immune Gene Enrichment in Schizophrenia Compared to 5 Autoimmune Diseases
Schizophrenia Bulletin, 2016.

Gaurav Bhatia, Nicholas Furlotte, Po-Ru Loh, Xuanyao Liu, Hilary Finucane, et al. 
Correcting subtle stratification in summary association statistics. 
bioRxiv, 2016.

Verneri Anttila, Brendan Bulik-Sullivan, Hilary Finucane, Jose Bras, Laramie Duncan, et al. 
Analysis of shared heritability in common disorders of the brain. 
bioRxiv, 2016.

Alexander Gusev, Nick Mancuso, Hilary Finucane, Yakir Reshef, Lingyun Song, et al. 
Transcriptome-wide association study of schizophrenia and chromatin activity yields mechanistic disease insights. 
bioRxiv, 2016.

Gaurav Bhatia, Alexander Gusev, Po-Ru Loh, Hilary Finucane, Bjarni J Vilhjalmsson, et al. 
Subtle stratification confounds estimates of heritability from rare variants. 
bioRxiv, 2016.

Pier Francesco Palamara, Laurent Francioli, Giulio Genovese, Peter Wilton, Alexander Gusev, Hilary Finucane, et al. 
Leveraging distant relatedness to quantify human mutation and gene conversion rates
American Journal of Human Genetics, 2015.

Felix Day, Brendan Bulik-Sullivan, D Hinds, Hilary Finucane, J Murabito et al. 
Shared genetic aetiology of puberty timing between sexes and with health-related outcomes
Nature Communications, 2015.

Po-Ru Loh, Gaurav Bhatia, Alexander Gusev, Hilary Finucane, Brendan Bulik-Sullivan, et al. 
Contrasting genetic architectures of schizophrenia and other complex diseases using fast variance-components analysis
Nature Genetics, 2015.

Bjarni Vilhjálmsson, Jian Yang, Hilary Finucane, Alexander Gusev, Sara Lindström, et al. 
Modeling Linkage Disequilibrium Increases Accuracy of Polygenic Risk Scores
American Journal of Human Genetics, 2015.

F Day, KS Ruth, DJ Thompson, KL Lunetta, N Pervjakova, ..., Hilary Finucane, et al. 
Large-scale genomic analyses link reproductive aging to hypothalamic signaling, breast cancer susceptibility and BRCA1-mediated DNA repair
Nature Genetics, 2015.

Kristian G Andersen, B Jesse Shapiro, Christian B Matranga, Rachel Sealfon, ..., Hilary Finucane, et al.
Clinical Sequencing Uncovers Origins and Evolution of Lassa Virus.
Cell, 2015.

Po-Ru Loh, George Tucker, Brendan Bulik-Sullivan, Bjarni Vilhjálmsson, Hilary Finucane, et al. 
Efficient Bayesian mixed model analysis increases association power in large cohorts
Nature Genetics, 2015.

Brendan Bulik-Sullivan, Po-Ru Loh, Hilary Finucane, Stephan Ripke, Jian Yang, et al. 
LD Score Regression Distinguishes Confounding from Polygenicity in Genome-Wide Association Studies
Nature Genetics, 2015.

Alexander Gusev, S. Hong Lee, Gosia Trynka, Hilary Finucane, Bjarni Vilhjálmsson, et al. 
Partitioning Heritability of Regulatory and Cell-Type-Specific Variants across 11 Common Diseases
American Journal of Human Genetics 2014.

Bonnie Kirkpatrick, Yakir Reshef, Hilary Finucane, Haitao Jiang, Binhai Zhu, and Richard Karp
Comparing pedigree graphs 
Journal of Computational Biology, September 2012.

David Reshef*, Yakir Reshef*, Hilary Finucane, Sharon Grossman, Gilean McVean, et al. (* = co-first) 
Detecting novel associations in large datasets 
Science, December 2011

 

Mathematics and theoretical computer science

(Note: all author lists are alphabetical by last name in these fields.)

[[Itai Benjamini, Hilary Finucane, and Romain Tessera]] 
On the scaling limit of finite vertex transitive graphs with large diameter
Combinatorica, 2017.

[[Hilary Finucane, Omer Tamuz, and Yariv Yaari]] 
Scenery reconstruction on finite abelian groups
Stochastic Processes and their Applications, 2014.

[[Hilary Finucane, Ron Peled, and Yariv Yaari]] 
A recursive construction of t-wise uniform permutations
Random Structures and Algorithms, 2013.

[[Itai Benjamini, Hilary Finucane, and Romain Tessera]] 
Algebraically recurrent random walks on groups
Electronic Communications in Probability 18, 2013.

Hilary Finucane
Finite Voronoi decompositions of infinite vertex transitive graphs
Journal of Topology and Analysis 5(02), 2013.

[[Hilary Finucane and Michael Mitzenmacher]] 
An improved analysis of the lossy difference aggregator
SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, April 2010.

[[Flavio Chierichetti, Hilary Finucane, Zhenming Liu, and Michael Mitzenmacher]] 
Designing floating codes for expected performance
IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, March 2010.