• Heritability of childhood weight gain from birth and risk markers for adult metabolic disease in prepubertal twins.

      Beardsall, Kathryn; Ong, Ken K; Murphy, Nuala; Ahmed, M Lynn; Zhao, Jing Hua; Peeters, Maarten W; Dunger, David B; Department of Paediatrics, University of Cambridge, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Box 116, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, United Kingdom. (2009-10)
      Associations between size at birth, postnatal weight gain, and potential risk for adult disease have been variably explained by in utero exposures or genetic risk that could affect both outcomes. We utilized a twin model to explore these hypotheses.