Nuno Rodrigues Zilhao Nogueira

Nuno Rodrigues Zilhao Nogueira

PhD Student
VU University Amsterdam
Amsterdam

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Project Title: The genetic epidemiology of Tourrette Syndrome and related phenotypes: a genetic epidemiology twin-family study.


Short Bio

Education: BS (Biology), MS (Forensic Genetics)
Research interests:  Disease Traceability and susceptibility ,Complex Trait Genetics , Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical Population Genetics, Medical and Forensic Genetics
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Publications

  1. Nuno R. Zilhão, Dirk J A Smit, Anouk den Braber, Conor V. Dolan, Gonneke A H M, Willemsen Dorret I. Boomsma, Daniëlle C. Cath. Genetic and environmental contributions to stability in adult obsessive compulsive behavior. Twin Research and Human Genetics, 2014.
  2. Nuno R Zilhão · Shanmukha S Padmanabhuni · Luca Pagliaroli · Csaba Barta · Dirk J A Smit · Danielle Cath · Michel G Nivard · Bart M L Baselmans · Jenny van Dongen · Peristera Paschou, Dorret I Boomsma. Epigenome-Wide Association Study of Tic Disorders. Twin research and human genetic, 2015.
  3. A den Braber*, N R Zilhão*, I O Fedko, J-J Hottenga, R Pool, D J A Smit, D C Cath, D I Boomsma. Obsessive-compulsive symptoms in a large population-based twin-family sample are predicted by clinically based polygenic scores and by genome-wide SNPs. Translational psychiatry, 2016.
  4. Nuno R. Zilhao, Dirk JA Smit, Dorret I. Boomsma, Danielle C. Cath. Cross-disorder genetic analysis of tic disorders, obsessive compulsive and hoarding symptoms. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 2016.
  5. Nuno R. Zilhao, Riette Olthof, Dirk J.A. Smit, Danielle C. Cath, Carol A. Mathews, Kevin Deucchi, Dorret I. Boomsma, Conor V. Dolan. Heritability of Tic Disorders: a Twin-Family Study. Psycological Medicine, 2016.
  6. Nuno R. Zilhao, Dorret I. Boomsma, Dirk J.A. Smit, Danielle C. Cath (2017). Genetics of obsessive-compulsive disorder and Tourette’s syndrome. In Andrei C. Miu, Dr Judith R. Homberg and Dr Klaus-Peter Lesch. “Genes, Brain and Emotions: From Resilience to Psychopathology”. Oxford University Press (with editor).
  7. Jenny van Dongen, Michel G Nivard, Bart M L Baselmans, Nuno R Zilhão, Lannie Ligthart, BIOS Consortium, Bastiaan T Heijmans, Meike Bartels, Dorret I Boomsma. Epigenome-Wide Association Study of Aggressive Behavior. Twin research and human genetics, 2015.
  8. Bart M L Baselmans, Jenny van Dongen, Michel G Nivard, Bochao D Lin, BIOS Consortium, Nuno R Zilhão, Dorret I Boomsma, Meike Bartels. Epigenome-Wide Association Study of Wellbeing. Twin research and human genetics, 2015
  9. Forde Natalie J., Kanaan Ahmad S., Widomska Joanna, Padmanabhuni Shanmukha S., Nespoli Ester, Alexander John, Rodriguez Arranz Juan I., Fan Siyan, Houssari Rayan, Nawaz Muhammad S., Rizzo Francesca, Pagliaroli Luca, Zilhao Nuno R., Aranyi Tamas, Barta Csaba, Boeckers Tobias M., Boomsma Dorret I., Buisman Wim R., Buitelaar Jan K., Cath Danielle, Dietrich Andrea, Driessen Nicole, Drineas Petros, Dunlap Michelle, Gerasch Sarah, Glennon Jeffrey, Hengerer Bastian, van den Heuvel Odile A., Jespersgaard Cathrine, Mà ller Harald E., Mà ller-Vahl Kirsten R., Openneer Thaïra J. C., Poelmans Geert, Pouwels Petra J. W., Scharf Jeremiah M., Stefansson Hreinn, Tümer Zeynep, Veltman Dick J., van der Werf Ysbrand D., Hoekstra Pieter J., Ludolph Andrea, Paschou Peristera. A European-Wide Investigation and Training Network on the Etiology and Pathophysiology of Gilles de la Tourette Syndrome, Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2016.

Conference Presentations

  1. N. R. Zilhão, A. den Braber, D. J. A. Smit, D.C. Cath, D. I. Boomsma (2014). Genome-Wide Association Study in Obsessive Compulsive Symptoms. 2014 ESSTS Annual Meeting COST International Conference for Tourette Syndrome; April, 2014. Paris, France.
  2. A. den Braber, Nuno R. Zilhão, D.C. Cath , I. Fedko, J.J. Hottinga, R. Pool, D.J.A. Smit, D.I. Boomsma, IOCDF genetics consortium. Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms in a Genetic Epidemiological Twin Family sample: Genome -Wide Association and Beyond. World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics (WCPG 2014); October, 2014. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  3. Nuno R. Zilhão, D.C. Cath, D.J.A. Smit, D.I. Boomsma. Cross-disorder genetic analysis of Tics, Obsessive Compulsive and Hoarding Symptoms. 1st World Congtress on Tourette Syndrome and tic disorders; June, 2015. London, United Kingdom.
  4. Nuno R. Zilhão, D.C. Cath, D.J.A. Smit, D.I. Boomsma. Cross-disorder genetic analysis of Tics, Obsessive Compulsive and Hoarding Symptoms. 2015 World Congress of Psychiatric Genetics, Toronto, Canada.
  5. Nuno R. Zilhao, Dirk J.A. Smit, Danielle C. Cath, Carol A. Mathews, Kevin Deucchi, Dorret I. Boomsma, Conor V. Dolan (2016). Heritability of Tic Disorders: a Twin-Family Study. European Society for the study of Tourette Syndrome (ESSTS) 2016 Annual Meeting, June 8-11 2016, Warsaw, Poland.

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