Nilufer Rahmioglu

University of Oxford

About Nilufer

Dr Nilufer Rahmioglu (female) is a senior postdoctoral fellow in Professor Zondervan’s group, based at the Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics, and a visiting researcher at the Nuffield Department of Women’s and Reproductive Health, University of Oxford.

With a strong epidemiological, biological, and computational background, she has extensive experience in the analysis of largest-scale longitudinal and cross-sectional phenotypic and genotypic datasets including International Endometriosis Genomics Consoritum (IEGC).

Relevant output

  • Gallagher CS, Mäkinen N, Harris HR, Rahmioglu N, Uimari O, Cook JP, Shigesi N, Ferreira T, Velez-Edwards DR, Edwards TL, Mortlock S, Ruhioglu Z, Day F, Becker CM, Karhunen V, Martikainen H, Järvelin MR, Cantor RM, Ridker PM, Terry KL, Buring JE, Gordon SD, Medland SE, Montgomery GW, Nyholt DR, Hinds DA, Tung JY; 23andMe Research Team, Perry JRB, Lind PA, Painter JN, Martin NG, Morris AP, Chasman DI, Missmer SA, Zondervan KT*, Morton CC. Genome-wide association and epidemiological analyses reveal common genetic origins between uterine leiomyomata and endometriosis. Nat Commun. 2019;10:4857.
  • Rahmioglu N, Banasik K, Christofidou P, [100+ authors], Kraft P, Nyegaard M, Nyholt DR,  Steinthorsdottir V, Stefansson K, Velez-Edwards DR, Yurttas Beim P, Missmer SA, Montgomery GW, Morris AP, Zondervan KT. Large-scale genome-wide association meta-analysis of endometriosis reveals 13 novel loci and genetically-associated comorbidity with other pain conditions. BioRxiv pre-release, Aug 2018; analyses updated and to be submitted to Nature/Nature Genetics by Aug 2020.
  • Uimari O, Rahmioglu N, Nyholt DR, Vincent K, Missmer SA, Becker CM, Morris AP, Montgomery G, Zondervan KT. Genome-wide genetic analyses highlight mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) signaling in the pathogenesis of endometriosis. Human Reproduction 2017;32:780–793