PGS Publication: PGP000017

Publication Information (EuropePMC)
Title Polygenic Prediction of Weight and Obesity Trajectories from Birth to Adulthood.
PubMed ID 31002795(Europe PMC)
doi 10.1016/j.cell.2019.03.028
Publication Date April 1, 2019
Journal Cell
Author(s) Khera AV, Chaffin M, Wade KH, Zahid S, Brancale J, Xia R, Distefano M, Senol-Cosar O, Haas ME, Bick A, Aragam KG, Lander ES, Smith GD, Mason-Suares H, Fornage M, Lebo M, Timpson NJ, Kaplan LM, Kathiresan S.
Released in PGS Catalog: Oct. 14, 2019

Associated Polygenic Score(s)

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PGS Developed By This Publication

Polygenic Score ID & Name PGS Publication ID (PGP) Reported Trait Mapped Trait(s) (Ontology) Number of Variants Ancestry distribution Scoring File (FTP Link)
PGP000017 |
Khera AV et al. Cell (2019)
Body mass index (BMI) body mass index 2,100,302 - Check Terms/Licenses

Performance Metrics

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PGS Performance
Metric ID (PPM)
Evaluated Score PGS Sample Set ID
Performance Source Trait PGS Effect Sizes
(per SD change)
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PPM000054 PGS000027
European Ancestry|
288,016 individuals
PGP000017 |
Khera AV et al. Cell (2019)
Reported Trait: Body mass index β: 1.41 : 0.08526 First 10 genetic PCs Beta is in units of kg/m^2

Evaluated Samples

PGS Sample Set ID
Phenotype Definitions and Methods Participant Follow-up Time Sample Numbers Age of Study Participants Sample Ancestry Additional Ancestry Description Cohort(s) Additional Sample/Cohort Information
PSS000037 288,016 individuals,
45.0 % Male samples
European UKB