Data Sharing

Data Sharing

CCACE has made available summary results from recent publications; the download links are listed here.

When reporting results of research that utilizes CCACE data we request that you cite the original publication. By downloading these data, you acknowledge that they will be used for research purposes and that you are in compliance with applicable rules, policies and regulations. To protect subject confidentiality, we are not releasing sample allele frequencies.


Davies et al. Study of 300,486 individuals identifies 148 independent genetic loci influencing general cognitive function. Nature Communications (2018) 9, 2098; doi:10.1038/s41467-018-04362-x Open dataset summary results  (5 cohorts removed; details in README) ; General Cognitive Function N = 282,014.


Davies et al. Study of 300,486 individuals identifies 148 independent genetic loci influencing general cognitive function. Nature Communications (2018) 9, 2098; doi:10.1038/s41467-018-04362-x  UK Biobank only summary results; Reaction Time N = 330,069; Verbal Numerical Reasoning N = 168,033.


Marioni et al. GWAS on family history of Alzheimer's disease. Translational Psychiatry (2018). doi:10.1038/s41398-018-0150-6 



Davies et al. Genome-wide association study of cognitive functions and educational attainment in UK Biobank (N=112 151). Molecular Psychiatry (2016) 21, 758-767; doi:10.1038/mp2016.45.


Harris et al. Molecular genetic contributions to self-rated health. International Journal of Epidemiology (2016). doi:10.1093/ije/dyw219


Molecular genetic contributions to social deprivation and household income in UK Biobank. Current Biology (2016). doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2016.09.035 


Deary & Hagenaars et al. Genetic contributions to self-reported tiredness. Molecular Psychiatry (2017). doi:10.1038/mp.2017.5


Hagenaars & Hill et al. Genetic prediction of male pattern baldness. PLOS Genetics (2017). doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1006594


Luciano et al. Association analysis in over 329,000 individuals identifies 116 independent variants influencing neuroticism. Nature Genetics (2017). doi: 10.1038/s41588-017-0013-8


Luciano M, Davies G, Summers KM, Hill WD, Hayward C, Liewald DC, Porteous DJ, Gale CR, McIntosh AM, Deary IJ (2019) The influence of X chromosome variants on trait neuroticism. Molecular Psychiatry doi:10.1038/s41380-019-0388-2

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