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Publications

Selected publications

  1. Ali M, Wihlborg A-K, Ajore R, Swaminathan B, Niroula A, Johnsson E, Stephens O, Morgan G, Meissner T, Turesson I, Gullberg U, Goldschmidt H, Hansson M, Hemminki K, Nahi H, Waage A, Weinhold N, Nilsson B. "The multiple myeloma risk allele at 5q15 confers lower expression of ELL2 and increased expression of ribosomal genes", Nature Communications 2018 Apr 25; 9:1649.
  2. Went M, Sud A, Försti A, Halvarsson B-M, Weinhold N, Kimber S, van  Duin M, Thorleifsson G, Holroyd A, Johnson D, Li N, Orlando G, Law P, Ali M, Chen B, Mitchell J, Gudbjartsson D, Kuiper R, Stephens O, Bertsch U, Broderick P, Campo C, Bandapalli O, Einsele H, Gregory W, Gullberg U, Hillengass J, Hoffmann P, Jackson G, Jöckel K, Johnsson E, Kristinsson S, Mellqvist U-H, Nahi H, Easton D, Pharoah P, Dunning A, Peto J, Canzian F, Swerdlow A, Eeles R, Kote-Jarai Z, Muir K, Pashayan N, the  PRACTICAL  consortium, Nickel J, Nöthen M, Rafnar T, Ross F, Inacio  da  Silva  Filho M, Thomsen H, Turesson I, Vangsted A, Frost  Andersen N, Waage A, Walker B, Wihlborg A-K, Broyl A, Davies F, Thorsteinsdottir U, Langer C, Hansson M, Goldschmidt H, Kaiser M, Sonneveld P, Stefansson K, Morgan G, Hemminki K**, Nilsson B** (equal contribution; shared last-authorship), Houlston R**, “Identification of multiple risk loci and potential regulatory mechanisms influencing susceptibility to multiple myeloma”, Nature Communications, 2018 Sep 13;9(1):3707.
  3. Jonsson S, Sveinbjörnsson G, Lopez de Lapuente Portilla A, Swaminathan B, Plomp R, Dekkers G, Ajore R, Ali M, Bentlage A, Elmer E, Eyjolfsson G, Gudjonsson S, Gullberg U, Halldorsson B, Hansson M, Holm H, Johansson Å, Johnsson E, Jonasdottir A, Ludviksson B, Oddsson A, Olafsson I, Olafsson S, Sigurdardottir O, Stefansdottir L, Masson G, Sulem P, Wuhrer M, Wihlborg A-K, Thorleifsson G, Gudbjartsson D, Thorsteinsdottir U, Vidarsson G, Jonsdottir I**, Nilsson B** (equal contribution; shared last-authorship), Stefansson K**. "Identification of sequence variants influencing immunoglobulin levels", Nature Genetics 2017 Aug;49(8). Link
  4. Ajore R, Raiser D, Jöud M, Boidol B, Mar B, Saksena G, Weinstock D, Armstrong S, Ellis S, Ebert B, Nilsson B. "Ribosomal gene haploinsufficiency is a common vulnerability in human cancer, particularly in concert with TP53 mutations", EMBO Molecular Medicine, 2017 Apr;9(4):498-507.
  5. Mitchell J, Li N, Weinhold N, Försti A, Ali M, van Duin M, Thorleifsson G, Johnson D, Chen B, Halvarsson B-M, Gudbjartsson D, Kuiper R, Stephens O, Bertsch U, Broderick P, Campo C, Einsele H, Gregory W, Gullberg U, Henrion M, Hillengass J, Hoffmann P, Jackson G, Johnsson E, Jud M, Kristinsson S, Lenhoff S, Lenive O, Mellqvist U-H, Migliorini G, Nahi H, Nelander S, Nickel J, Nthen M, Rafnar T, Ross F, Inacio da Silva Filho M, Swaminathan B, Turesson I, Vangsted A, Vogel U, Waage A, Walker B, Wihlborg A-K, Broijl A, Davies F, Thorsteinsdottir U, Langer C, Hansson M, Kaiser M, Sonneveld P, Stefansson K**, Morgan G**, Goldschmidt H**, Hemminki K**, Nilsson B** (equal contribution/shared last-authorship), Houlston R**, "Genome-wide association study identifies multiple susceptibility loci for multiple myeloma", Nature Communications, 2016 Jul 1;7:12050.  Link
  6. Deletion of ribosomal protein genes is a common vulnerability in human cancer, especially in concert with TP53 mutations

    Ram Ajore, Raiser, D., McConkey, M. E., Magnus Jöud, Boidol, B., Mar, B. G., Saksena, G., Weinstock, D. M., Armstrong, S., Ellis, S. R., Ebert, B. L. & Björn Nilsson, 2017 Apr 1, In : EMBO Molecular Medicine. 9, 4, p. 498-507 10 p.

  7. IRF7 inhibition prevents destructive innate immunity-A target for nonantibiotic therapy of bacterial infections

    Manoj Puthia, Ines Ambite, Cafaro, C., Daniel Butler, Huang, Y., Lutay, N., Rydström, G., Birgitta Gullstrand, Swaminathan, B., Nadeem, A., Björn Nilsson & Catharina Svanborg, 2016, In : Science Translational Medicine. 8, 336, 336RA59

  8. Swaminathan B, Thorleifsson G, Jöud M, Ali M, Johnsson E, Ajore R, Sulem P, Halvarsson B-M, Eyjolfsson G, Haraldsdottir V, Hultman C, Ingelsson E, Kristinsson S, Kähler A, Lenhoff S, Mellqvist U-H, Månsson R, Nelander S, Olafsson I, Sigurdardottir O, Steingrimsdottir H, Vangsted A, Vogel U, Waage A, Nahi H, Gudbjartsson D, Rafnar T, Turesson I, Gullberg U, Stefansson K, Hansson M, Thorsteinsdottir U, Nilsson B. "Variants in ELL2 influencing immunoglobulin levels associate with multiple myeloma", Nature Communications. 2015;6:7213. Link

  9. Frigyesi I, Adolfsson J, Ali M, Kronborg-Christophersen M, Johnsson E, Turesson I, Gullberg U, Hansson M, and Nilsson B. “Robust isolation of malignant plasma cells in multiple myeloma”, Blood 2014, Feb 27;123(9):1336-40. Link 

  10. Storry J, Jöud M, Kronborg-Christophersen M, Turesson B, Åkerström B, Sojka B, Nilsson B** (equal contribution; shared last-authorship), Olsson ML**. “Homozygosity for a null allele of SMIM1 defines the Vel-negative blood group phenotype”, Nature Genetics 2013;45(5):537-41. Nature Genetics 2013;45(5):537-41.