Prof. Dr. DI Boomsma


VU University, Amsterdam
Dept. Biological Psychology, Netherlands Twin Register
Van der Boechorststraat 1,
1081 BT, Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Room 2B41
tel: 31-20-5988787
fax: 31-20-5988832
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Selected Publications

  1. van Dongen J, Slagboom PE, Draisma HH, Martin NG, Boomsma DI. The continuing value of twin studies in the omics era. Nat Rev Genet. 13(9):640-53, 2012 
  2. Lubke GH, Hottenga JJ, Walters R, Laurin C, de Geus EJ, Willemsen G, Smit JH, Middeldorp CM, Penninx BW, Vink JM, Boomsma DI. Estimating the genetic variance of major depressive disorder due to all single nucleotide polymorphisms. Biol Psychiatry 72,707, 2012 
  3. de Moor MH, Costa PT, Terracciano A, et al., van Duijn CM, Boomsma DI. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies for personality. Mol Psychiatry 17, 337, 2012
  4. Vink JM, Smit AB, et al., Penninx BW, Boomsma DI. Genome-wide association study of smoking initiation and current smoking. Am J Hum Genet 2009;84:367 
  5. Hudziak JJ, et al. Boomsma DI. Genetic and environmental contributions to childhood obsessive behavior: A cross-cultural twin study. Arch General Psychiatry, 61, 608, 2004 




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