Edinburgh Research Explorer

Simon Cox

Senior Research Fellow

  1. The epigenetic clock is correlated with physical and cognitive fitness in the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936

    Marioni, R. E., Shah, S., McRae, A. F., Ritchie, S. J., Muniz-Terrera, G., Harris, S. E., Gibson, J., Redmond, P., Cox, S. R., Pattie, A., Corley, J., Taylor, A., Murphy, L., Starr, J. M., Horvath, S., Visscher, P. M., Wray, N. R. & Deary, I. J., 2015, In: International Journal of Epidemiology. 44, 4, p. 1388-1396

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  2. DNA methylation age of blood predicts all-cause mortality in later life

    Marioni, R. E., Shah, S., McRae, A. F., Chen, B. H., Colicino, E., Harris, S. E., Gibson, J., Henders, A. K., Redmond, P., Cox, S. R., Pattie, A., Corley, J., Murphy, L., Martin, N. G., Montgomery, G. W., Feinberg, A. P., Fallin, M. D., Multhaup, M. L., Jaffe, A. E., Joehanes, R. & 11 others, Schwartz, J., Just, A. C., Lunetta, K. L., Murabito, J. M., Starr, J. M., Horvath, S., Baccarelli, A. A., Levy, D., Visscher, P. M., Wray, N. R. & Deary, I. J., 30 Jan 2015, In: Genome Biology. 16, 12 p., 25.

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  3. Retinal microvascular network geometry and cognitive abilities in community-dwelling older people: The Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 Study

    McGrory, S., Taylor, A., Kirin, M., Corley, J., Pattie, A., Cox, S., Dhillon, B., Wardlaw, J., Doubal, F., Starr, J., Trucco, E., MacGillivray, T. & Deary, I., Jul 2017, In: British Journal of Ophthalmology. 101, 7, p. 993-998

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  4. Fluctuating asymmetry in brain structure and general intelligence in 73-Year-olds

    Moodie, J. E., Ritchie, S., Cox, S., Harris, M., Muñoz Maniega, S., Valdes Hernandez, M., Pattie, A., Corley, J., Bastin, M., Starr, J., Wardlaw, J. & Deary, I., 31 Jan 2020, In: Intelligence. 78, 101407.

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  5. Impact of polygenic risk for Schizophrenia on cortical structure in UK Biobank

    Neilson, E., Shen, X., Cox, S. R., Clarke, T-K., Wigmore, E. M., Gibson, J., Howard, D. M., Adams, M. J., Harris, M. A., Davies, G., Deary, I. J., Whalley, H. C., McIntosh, A. M. & Lawrie, S. M., 1 Oct 2019, In: Biological Psychiatry. 86, 7, p. 536-544 9 p.

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  6. Genetic variants associated with subjective well-being, depressive symptoms, and neuroticism identified through genome-wide analyses

    Okbay, A., Baselmans, B. M. L., De Neve, J-E., Turley, P., Nivard, M. G., Fontana, M. A., Meddens, S. F. W., Linnér, R. K., Rietveld, C. A., Derringer, J., Gratten, J., Lee, J. J., Liu, J. Z., de Vlaming, R., Ahluwalia, T. S., Buchwald, J., Cavadino, A., Frazier-Wood, A. C., Furlotte, N. A., Garfield, V. & 31 others, Geisel, M. H., Gonzalez, J. R., Haitjema, S., Karlsson, R., van der Laan, S. W., Ladwig, K-H., Lahti, J., van der Lee, S. J., Lind, P. A., Liu, T., Matteson, L., Mihailov, E., Miller, M. B., Minica, C. C., Nolte, I. M., Mook-Kanamori, D., van der Most, P. J., Oldmeadow, C., Qian, Y., Raitakari, O., Rawal, R., Realo, A., Rueedi, R., Schmidt, B., Cox, S. R., Davies, G., Pattie, A., Rudan, I., Deary, I. J., Hayward, C. & LifeLines Cohort Study, 18 Apr 2016, In: Nature Genetics. 48, p. 624-633

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  7. Corticosteroids and regional variations in thickness of the human cerebral cortex across the lifespan

    Parker, N., French, L., Vidal-Pineiro, D., Shin, J., Adams, H. H. H., Brodaty, H., Cox, S., Deary, I., Fjell, A. M., Frenzel, S., Grabe, H. J., Hosten, N., Arfan Ikram, M., Jian, J., Knol, M., Mazoyer, B., Mishra, A., Sachdev, P. S., Salum, G., Satizabal, C. L. & 12 others, Schmidt, H., Schmidt, R., Seshadri, S., Schumann, G., Völzke, H., Walhovd, K., Wen, W., Wittfield, K., Yang, Q., Debette, S., Pausova, Z. & Paus, T., 26 Jun 2019, In: Cerebral Cortex. bhz108.

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  8. Theory of mind and psychosocial characteristics in older men

    Radecki, M. A., Cox, S. R. & MacPherson, S. E., 1 Feb 2019, In: Psychology and Aging. 34, 1, p. 145-151

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  9. Association of polygenic risk for major psychiatric illness with subcortical volumes and white matter integrity in UK Biobank

    Reus, L., Shen, X., Gibson, J., Wigmore, E., Ligthart, L., Adams, M., Davies, G., Cox, S., Hagenaars, S., Bastin, M., Deary, I., Sibley, H. & McIntosh, A., 10 Feb 2017, In: Scientific Reports. 7, 42140.

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  10. Polygenic predictors of age-related decline in cognitive ability

    Ritchie, S. J., Hill, W. D., Marioni, R., Davies, G., Hagenaars, S., Harris, S., Cox, S., Taylor, A., Corley, J., Pattie, A., Redmond, P., Starr, J. & Deary, I., 13 Feb 2019, In: Molecular Psychiatry. p. 1-15

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  11. Risk and protective factors for structural brain ageing in the eighth decade of life

    Ritchie, S. J., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Cox, S., Dickie, D. A., Valdes Hernandez, M., Corley, J., Royle, N., Redmond, P., Muñoz Maniega, S., Pattie, A., Aribisala, B., Taylor, A., Clarke, T-K., Gow, A., Starr, J., Bastin, M., Wardlaw, J. & Deary, I., Nov 2017, In: Brain Structure and Function. 222, 8, p. 1-14 14 p.

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  12. Coupled changes in brain white matter microstructure and fluid intelligence in later life

    Ritchie, S., Bastin, M., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Munoz-Maniega, S., Engelhardt, L., Cox, S. R., Royle, N., Gow, A., Corley, J., Pattie, A., Taylor, A., Valdes Hernandez, M., Starr, J., Wardlaw, J. & Deary, I., 3 Jun 2015, In: The Journal of Neuroscience. 35, 22, p. 8672-8682 11 p.

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  13. Sex differences in the adult human brain: Evidence from 5216 UK Biobank participants

    Ritchie, S. J., Cox, S. R., Shen, X., Lombardo, M. V., Reus, L. M., Alloza, C., Harris, M. A., Alderson, H. L., Hunter, S., Neilson, E., Liewald, D. C. M., Auyeung, B., Whalley, H. C., Lawrie, S. M., Gale, C. R., Bastin, M. E., McIntosh, A. M. & Deary, I. J., 16 May 2018, In: Cerebral Cortex. 28, 8, p. 2959-2975 bhy109.

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  14. Predictors of ageing-related decline across multiple cognitive functions

    Ritchie, S. J., Tucker-drob, E. M., Cox, S. R., Corley, J., Dykiert, D., Redmond, P., Pattie, A., Taylor, A. M., Sibbett, R., Starr, J. M. & Deary, I. J., 10 Dec 2016, In: Intelligence. 59, p. 115-126

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  15. Brain volumetric changes and cognitive ageing during the eighth decade of life

    Ritchie, S. J., Dickie, D., Cox, S., Valdes Hernandez, M., Corley, J., Royle, N., Pattie, A., Aribisala, B., Redmond, P., Munoz-Maniega, S., Taylor, A., Sibbett, R., Gow, A., Starr, J., Bastin, M., Wardlaw, J. & Deary, I., Dec 2015, In: Human Brain Mapping. 36, p. 4910–4925

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  16. Brain structural differences between 73- and 92-year olds matched for childhood intelligence, social background, and intracranial volume

    Ritchie, S. J., Dickie, D. A., Cox, S., Valdes Hernandez, M., Sibbett, R., Pattie, A., Anblagan, D., Redmond, P., Royle, N., Corley, J., Muñoz Maniega, S., Taylor, A., Karama, S., Booth, T., Gow, A., Starr, J., Bastin, M., Wardlaw, J. & Deary, I., Feb 2018, In: Neurobiology of Aging. 62, p. 146-158

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  17. Genetic and environmental exposures constrain epigenetic drift over the human life course

    Shah, S., Mcrae, A. F., Marioni, R. E., Harris, S. E., Gibson, J., Henders, A. K., Redmond, P., Cox, S. R., Pattie, A., Corley, J., Murphy, L., Martin, N. G., Montgomery, G. W., Starr, J. M., Wray, N. R., Deary, I. & Visscher, P. M., 1 Nov 2014, In: Genome Research. 24, 11, p. 1725-1733

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  18. White matter microstructure and its relation to longitudinal measures of depressive symptoms in mid-late life

    Shen, X., Adams, M. J., Ritakari, T., Cox, S., McIntosh, A. & Whalley, H., 21 Jun 2019, In: Biological Psychiatry.

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  19. Resting-State Connectivity and Its Association With Cognitive Performance, Educational Attainment, and Household Income in the UK Biobank

    Shen, X., Cox, S., Adams, M. J., Howard, D. M., Lawrie, S., Ritchie, S. J., Bastin, M., Deary, I., McIntosh, A. & Sibley, H., Oct 2018, In: Biological psychiatry. Cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging. 3, 10, p. 878-886 9 p.

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  20. Subcortical volume and white matter integrity abnormalities in major depressive disorder: Findings from UK Biobank imaging data

    Shen, X., Reus, L., Cox, S., Adams, M. J., Liewald, D., Bastin, M., Smith, D. J., Deary, I., Sibley, H. & McIntosh, A., 17 Jul 2017, In: Scientific Reports. 7, 1, p. 5547 5547.

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