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Simon Cox

Senior Research Fellow

  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Genome-wide analysis identifies 12 loci influencing human reproductive behavior

    Barban, N., Jansen, R., de Vlaming, R., Vaez, A., Mandemakers, J., Tropf, F. C., Shen, X., Wilson, J. F., Chasman, D. I., Nolte, I. M., Tragante, V., van der Laan, S. W., Perry, J. R. B., Kong, A., BIOS Consortium, Ahluwalia, T. S., Albrecht, E., Yerges-Armstrong, L., Atzmon, G., Auro, K. & 235 others, Ayers, K., Bakshi, A., Ben-Avraham, D., Berger, K., Bergman, A., Bertram, L., Bielak, L. F., Bjornsdottir, G., Bonder, M. J., Broer, L., Bui, M., Barbieri, C., Cavadino, A., Chavarro, J. E., Turman, C., Concas, M. P., Cordell, H. J., Davies, G., Eibich, P., Eriksson, N., Esko, T., Eriksson, J., Falahi, F., Felix, J. F., Fontana, M. A., Franke, L., Gandin, I., Gaskins, A. J., Gieger, C., Gunderson, E. P., Guo, X., Hayward, C., He, C., Hofer, E., Huang, H., Joshi, P. K., Kanoni, S., Karlsson, R., Kiechl, S., Kifley, A., Kluttig, A., Kraft, P., Lagou, V., Lecoeur, C., Lahti, J., Li-Gao, R., Lind, P. A., Liu, T., Makalic, E., Mamasoula, C., Matteson, L., Mbarek, H., McArdle, P. F., McMahon, G., Meddens, S. F. W., Mihailov, E., Miller, M., Missmer, S. A., Monnereau, C., van der Most, P. J., Myhre, R., Nalls, M. A., Nutile, T., Kalafati, I. P., Porcu, E., Prokopenko, I., Rajan, K. B., Rich-Edwards, J., Rietveld, C. A., Robino, A., Rose, L. M., Rueedi, R., Ryan, K. A., Saba, Y., Schmidt, D., Smith, J. A., Stolk, L., Streeten, E., Tönjes, A., Thorleifsson, G., Ulivi, S., Wedenoja, J., Wellmann, J., Willeit, P., Yao, J., Yengo, L., Zhao, J. H., Zhao, W., Zhernakova, D. V., Amin, N., Andrews, H., Balkau, B., Barzilai, N., Bergmann, S., Biino, G., Bisgaard, H., Bønnelykke, K., Boomsma, D. I., Buring, J. E., Campbell, H., Cappellani, S., Ciullo, M., Cox, S., Cucca, F., Toniolo, D., Davey Smith, G., Deary, I. J., Dedoussis, G., Deloukas, P., van Duijn, C. M., de Geus, E. J. C., Eriksson, J. G., Evans, D. A., Faul, J. D., Sala, C. F., Froguel, P., Gasparini, P., Girotto, G., Grabe, H-J., Greiser, K. H., Groenen, P. J. F., de Haan, H. G., Haerting, J., Harris, T. B., Heath, A. C., Heikkilä, K., Hofman, A., Homuth, G., Holliday, E. G., Hopper, J., Hyppönen, E., Jacobsson, B., Jaddoe, V. W. V., Johannesson, M., Jugessur, A., Kähönen, M., Kajantie, E., Kardia, S. L. R., Keavney, B., Kolcic, I., Koponen, P., Kovacs, P., Kronenberg, F., Kutalik, Z., La Bianca, M., Lachance, G., Iacono, W. G., Lai, S., Lehtimäki, T., LifeLines Cohort Study, Liewald, D., Lindgren, C. M., Liu, Y., Luben, R., Lucht, M., Luoto, R., Magnus, P., Magnusson, P. K. E., Martin, N. G., McGue, M., McQuillan, R., Medland, S. E., Meisinger, C., Mellström, D., Metspalu, A., Traglia, M., Milani, L., Mitchell, P., Montgomery, G. W., Mook-Kanamori, D. O., de Mutsert, R., Nohr, E. A., Ohlsson, C., Olsen, J., Ong, K. K., Paternoster, L., Pattie, A., Penninx, B. W. J. H., Perola, M., Peyser, P. A., Pirastu, M., Polasek, O., Power, C., Kaprio, J., Raffel, L. J., Räikkönen, K., Raitakari, O., Ridker, P. M., Ring, S. M., Roll, K., Rudan, I., Ruggiero, D., Rujescu, D., Salomaa, V., Schlessinger, D., Schmidt, H., Schmidt, R., Schupf, N., Smit, J. H., Sorice, R., Spector, T. D., Starr, J. M., Stöckl, D., Strauch, K., Stumvoll, M., Swertz, M. A., Thorsteinsdottir, U., Thurik, A. R., Timpson, N. J., Tung, J. Y., Uitterlinden, A. G., Vaccargiu, S., Viikari, J., Vitart, V., Völzke, H., Vollenweider, P., Vuckovic, D., Waage, J., Wagner, G. G., Wang, J. J., J Wareham, N., Weir, D. R., Willemsen, G., Willeit, J., Wright, A. F., Zondervan, K. T., Stefansson, K., Krueger, R. F., Lee, J. J., Benjamin, D. J., Cesarini, D., Koellinger, P. D., den Hoed, M., Snieder, H. & Mills, M. C., Dec 2016, In : Nature Genetics. 48, 12, p. 1462–1472 11 p.

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  3. Genome-wide association study of cognitive functions and educational attainment in UK Biobank (N=112 151)

    Davies, G., Marioni, R. E., Liewald, D. C., Hill, W. D., Hagenaars, S. P., Harris, S. E., Ritchie, S. J., Luciano, M., Fawns-ritchie, C., Lyall, D., Cullen, B., Cox, S. R., Hayward, C., Porteous, D. J., Evans, J., Mcintosh, A. M., Gallacher, J., Craddock, N., Pell, J. P., Smith, D. J. & 2 others, Gale, C. R. & Deary, I. J., Jun 2016, In : Molecular Psychiatry. 21, 6, p. 758-767 10 p.

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  4. Getting Spearman off the skyhook: One more in a century (since Thomson, 1916) of attempts to vanquish g

    Deary, I., Cox, S. & Ritchie, S. J., 2 Aug 2016, In : Psychological Inquiry. 27, 3, p. 192-199

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  5. Healthy cognitive ageing in the Lothian Birth Cohort Studies: Marginal gains not magic bullet

    Corley, J., Cox, S. & Deary, I., Jan 2018, In : Psychological Medicine. 48, 2, p. 187-207

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  6. Hierarchical Complexity of the Adult Human Structural Connectome

    Smith, K., Bastin, M., Cox, S., Valdes Hernandez, M., Wiseman, S., Escudero, J. & Sudlow, C., May 2019, In : NeuroImage. 191, p. 205-215

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  7. Hippocampal morphology and cognitive functions in community-dwelling older people: the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936

    Valdes Hernandez, M., Cox, S., Kim, J., Royle, N., Muñoz Maniega, S., Gow, A., Anblagan, D., Bastin, M., Park, J., Starr, J., Wardlaw, J. & Deary, I., Apr 2017, In : Neurobiology of Aging. 52, p. 1-11 11 p.

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

    Neilson, E., Shen, X., Cox, S. R., Clarke, T., 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., Oct 2019, In : Biological Psychiatry. 86, 7, p. 536-544

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  9. Improving data availability for brain image biobanking in healthy subjects: practice-based suggestions from an international multidisciplinary working group

    Shenkin, S. D., Pernet, C., Nichols, T. E., Poline, J. B., Matthews, P. M., van der Lugt, A., Mackay, C. E., Lanyon, L. J., Mazoyer, B., Boardman, J. P., Thompson, P. M., Fox, N. C., Marcus, D. S., Sheikh, A., Cox, S. R., Anblagan, D., Job, D. E., Dickie, D. A., Rodriguez, D. & Wardlaw, J. M., 14 Feb 2017, In : NeuroImage.

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  10. Individual differences in cognitive processes underlying Trail Making Test-B performance in old age: The Lothian Birth Cohort 1936

    MacPherson, S. E., Allerhand, M., Cox, S. R. & Deary, I. J., Jul 2019, In : Intelligence. 75, p. 23-32

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  11. Information processing speed mediates the relationship between white matter and general intelligence in schizophrenia

    Alloza, C., Cox, S., Duff, B., Semple, S., Bastin, M., Whalley, H. & Lawrie, S., 31 Aug 2016, In : Psychiatry Research-Neuroimaging. 254, p. 26-33

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  12. Interaction of APOE e4 and poor glycemic control predicts white matter hyperintensity growth from 73-76

    Cox, S., Ritchie, S. J., Dickie, D. A., Pattie, A., Royle, N., Corley, J., Aribisala, B., Harris, S., Valdes Hernandez, M., Gow, A., Muñoz Maniega, S., Starr, J., Bastin, M., Wardlaw, J. & Deary, I., Jun 2017, In : Neurobiology of Aging. 54, p. 54-58

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  13. Longitudinal serum S100β and brain ageing in the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936

    Cox, S., Allerhand, M., Ritchie, S. J., Muñoz Maniega, S., Valdes Hernandez, M., Harris, S., Dickie, D. A., Anblagan, D., Aribisala, B., Morris, Z., Sherwood, R., Abbott, N. J., Starr, J., Bastin, M., Wardlaw, J. & Deary, I., Sep 2018, In : Neurobiology of Aging. 69, p. 274-282

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  14. Longitudinal telomere length shortening and cognitive and physical decline in later life: The Lothian Birth Cohorts 1936 and 1921

    Harris, S. E., Marioni, R. E., Martin-Ruiz, C., Pattie, A., Gow, A. J., Cox, S. R., Corley, J., von Zglinicki, T., Starr, J. M. & Deary, I. J., Mar 2016, In : Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. 154, p. 43-48 6 p.

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  15. Mediterranean-type diet and brain structural change from 73 to 76 years in a Scottish cohort

    Luciano, M., Corley, J., Cox, S., Valdes Hernandez, M., Craig, L., Dickie, D. A., Karama, S., Mcneill, G., Bastin, M., Wardlaw, J. & Deary, I., 31 Jan 2017, In : Neurology. 88, 5, p. 449-455

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  16. Neurology-related protein biomarkers are associated with cognitive ability and brain volume in older age

    Harris, S., Cox, S., Bell, S., Marioni, R., Prins, B. P., Pattie, A., Corley, J., Muñoz Maniega, S., Valdes Hernandez, M., Morrison, Z., John, S. L., Bronson, P. G., Tucker-Drob, E. M., Starr, J., Bastin, M., Wardlaw, J., Butterworth, A. S. & Deary, I., 10 Feb 2020, In : Nature Communications. 11, 800.

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  17. Polygenic architecture of human neuroanatomical diversity

    Biton, A., Traut, N., Poline, J. B., Aribsala, B., Bastin, M., Bülow, R., Cox, S., Deary, I., Fukunaga, M., Grabe, H. J., Hagenaars, S., Hashimoto, R., Kikuchi, M., Muñoz Maniega, S., Nauck, M., Royle, N., Teumer, A., Valdes Hernandez, M., Völker, U., Wardlaw, J. & 4 others, Wittfield, K., Yamamori, H., Bourgeron, T. & Toro, R., 28 Feb 2020, In : Cerebral Cortex. bhz241.

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  18. 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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  19. Post-mortem brain analyses of the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936: Extending lifetime cognitive and brain phenotyping to the level of the synapse

    Henstridge, C., JAckson, R., Kim, J., Herrmann, A., Wright, A. K., Harris, S., Bastin, M., Starr, J., Wardlaw, J., Gillingwater, T., Smith, C., McKenzie, C-A., Cox, S., Deary, I. & Spires-Jones, T., 4 Sep 2015, In : Acta neuropathologica communications. 3, 53

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  20. 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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