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Jenny Censin

MD


DPhil Student

I started my DPhil in Clinical Medicine in 2017 as an NDM Prize Studentship candidate under the supervision of Professor Michael HolmesProfessor Mark McCarthy and Professor Cecilia Lindgren. My work involves investigating the role of obesity and sex hormones in cardiometabolic diseases using a range of approaches, including Mendelian randomization and bioinformatic tools. In particular, I have a strong interest in sex-specific differences in obesity-related traits.

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Jenny C Censin, Jonas Bovijn, Teresa Ferreiraet al. Causal relevance of obesity on the leading causes of death in women and men: A Mendelian randomization study. Preprint - BiorXiv. January 26, 2019.

https://doi.org/10.1101/523217

Jonas
Bovijn*
, Leigh Jackson*, Jenny Censin*, Chia-Yen Chen*, Triin Laisk*, Samantha Laber*, et al. GWAS identifies novel risk locus for erectile dysfunction and implicates hypothalamic neurobiology and diabetes in etiology. AJHG. January 3, 2019.
*These authors contributed equally.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.11.004

Thomsen, Soren K., Anne Raimondo, Benoit Hastoy, Shahana Sengupta, Xiao-Qing Dai, Austin Bautista, Jenny Censin et al. Type 2 Diabetes Risk Alleles in PAM Impact Insulin Release from Human Pancreatic β-Cells. Nature Genetics. July 27, 2018, 1.

https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-018-0173-1

Censin JC et al. Childhood adiposity and risk of type 1 diabetes: A Mendelian randomization study. PLOS Medicine. August 1, 2017.

https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002362