Selected Publications


  1. Koli S*, Labelle-Dumais C*, Zhao Y, Paylakhi S, Nair KS. Identification of MFRP and the secreted serine proteases PRSS56 and ADAMTS19 as part of a molecular network involved in ocular growth regulation. PLoS Genet. 2021 Mar 23; 17(3):e1009458. PMID: 33755662. PMCID: PMC8018652

  3. Nair KS, Srivastava C, Brown RV, Koli S, Choquet H, Kang HS, Kuo YM, Grimm SA, Sutherland C, Badea A, Johnson GA, Zhao Y, Yin J, Okamoto K, Clark G, Borrás T, Zode G, Kizhatil K, Chakrabarti S, John SWM, Jorgenson E, Jetten AM. GLIS1 regulates trabecular meshwork function and intraocular pressure and is associated with glaucoma in humans. Nature Commun. 2021 08 12; 12(1):4877. PMCID: PMC790493234385434. PMCID: PMC8361148PMID

  5. : Gharahkhani P, Jorgenson E, Hysi P, Khawaja AP, Pendergrass S, Han X, Ong JS, Hewitt AW, Segrè AV, Rouhana JM, Hamel AR, Igo RP, Choquet H, Qassim A, Josyula NS, Cooke Bailey JN, Bonnemaijer PWM, Iglesias A, Siggs OM, Young TL, Vitart V, Thiadens AAHJ, Karjalainen J, Uebe S, Melles RB, Nair KS, Luben R, Simcoe M, Amersinghe N, Cree AJ, Hohn R, Poplawski A, Chen LJ, Rong SS, Aung T, Vithana EN, NEIGHBORHOOD consortium , ANZRAG consortium , Biobank Japan project , FinnGen study , UK Biobank Eye and Vision Consortium , GIGA study group , 23 and Me Research Team , Tamiya G, Shiga Y, Yamamoto M, Nakazawa T, Currant H, Birney E, Wang X, Auton A, Lupton MK, Martin NG, Ashaye A, Olawoye O, Williams SE, Akafo S, Ramsay M, Hashimoto K, Kamatani Y, Akiyama M, Momozawa Y, Foster PJ, Khaw PT, Morgan JE, Strouthidis NG, Kraft P, Kang JH, Pang CP, Pasutto F, Mitchell P, Lotery AJ, Palotie A, van Duijn C, Haines JL, Hammond C, Pasquale LR, Klaver CCW, Hauser M, Khor CC, Mackey DA, Kubo M, Cheng CY, Craig JE, MacGregor S, Wiggs JL. Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies 127 open-angle glaucoma loci with consistent effect across ancestries. Nature Commun. 2021 02 24; 12(1):1258. PMID: 33627673.

  7. Labelle-Dumais C, Pyatla G, Paylakhi S, Tolman NG, Hameed S, Seymens Y, Dang E, Mandal AK, Senthil S, Khanna RC, Kabra M, Kaur I, John SWM, Chakrabarti S, Nair KS. Loss of PRSS56 function leads to ocular angle defects and increased susceptibility to high intraocular pressure. Dis Model Mech. 2020 05 29; 13(5). PMID: 32152063. PMCID: PMC7272341

  9. Paylakhi S*, Labelle-Dumais C*, Tolman NG, Sellarole MA, Seymens Y, Saunders J, Lakosha H, deVries WN, Orr AC, Topilko P, John SW, Nair KS. Muller glia-derived PRSS56 is required to sustain ocular axial growth and prevent refractive error. PLoS Genet. 2018 Mar 12; 14(3):e1007244. PMID: 29529029. PMCID: PMC5864079

  11. Choquet H, Paylakhi S, Kneeland SC, Thai KK, Hoffmann TJ, Schaefer C, Melles R, Melles RB, Risch N, John SWM, Nair KS#, Jorgenson E#. A multiethnic genome-wide association study of primary open-angle glaucoma identifies novel risk loci. Nature Commun. 2018 Jun 11;9(1):2278. PMID: 29891935
    #Corresponding author

  13. Tolman NG, Balasubramanian R, Macalinao DG, Kearney AL, MacNicoll KH, Montgomery CL, de Vries WN, Jackson IJ, Cross SH, Kizhatil K, Nair KS, John SWM. Genetic background modifies vulnerability to glaucoma-related phenotypes in Lmx1b mutant mice. Dis Model Mech. 2021 Feb 19; 14(2). PMID: 33462143. PMCID: PMC7903917

  15. Choquet H, Melles RB, Anand D, Yin J, Cuellar-Partida G, Wang W, 23andMe Research Team , Hoffmann TJ, Nair KS, Hysi PG, Lachke SA, Jorgenson E. A large multiethnic GWAS meta-analysis of cataract identifies new risk loci and sex-specific effects. Nature Commun. 2021 06 14; 12(1):3595. PMID: 34127677. PMCID: PMC8203611

  17. Choquet H, Melles RB, Yin J, Hoffmann TJ, Thai KK, Kvale MN, Banda Y, Hardcastle AJ, Tuft SJ, Glymour MM, Schaefer C, Risch N, Nair KS, Hysi PG, Jorgenson E. A multiethnic genome-wide analysis of 44,039 individuals identifies 41 new loci associated with central corneal thickness. Communications Biol. 2020 Jun 11; 3(1):301. PMID: 32528159. PMCID: PMC7289804

  19. Choquet H, Thai KK, Yin J, Hoffmann TJ, Kvale MN, Banda Y, Schaefer C, Risch N, Nair KS, Melles R, Jorgenson E. A large multi-ethnic genome-wide association study identifies novel genetic loci for intraocular pressure. Nature Commun. 2017 Dec 13; 8(1):2108. PMID: 29235454. PMCID: PMC5727399

  21. Nair KS, Hmani-Aifa M, Ali Z, Kearney AL, Ben Salem S, Macalinao DG, Cosma IM, Bouassida W, Hakim B, Benzina Z, Soto I, Söderkvist P, Howell GR, Smith RS, Ayadi H, John SW. Alteration of the serine protease PRSS56 causes angle-closure glaucoma in mice and posterior microphthalmia in humans and mice. Nature Genet. 2011 Jun; 43(6):579-84. PMID: 21532570.

  23. Fernandes KA, Harder JM, Williams PA, Rausch RL, Kiernan AE, Nair KS, Anderson MG, John SW, Howell GR, Libby RT. Using genetic mouse models to gain insight into glaucoma: Past results and future possibilities. Exp Eye Res. 2015 Dec; 141:42-56. PMID: 26116903.

  25. Nair KS, Cosma M, Raghupathy N, Sellarole MA, Tolman NG, de Vries W, Smith RS, John SW. YBR/EiJ mice: a new model of glaucoma caused by genes on chromosomes 4 and 17. Dis Model Mech. 2016 Aug 1; 9(8):863-71. PMID: 27483353.