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Prevalence of RT-PCR-detected SARS-CoV-2 infection at schools: First results from the Austrian School-SARS-CoV-2 Study, medrXiv 2021,[Pre-print]

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Predicts Carotid Plaque Development: Meta-analysis of Seven Studies Involving 9341 Participants, Eur J Clin Invest 2020,50(4):e13217.

The Prospective Studies of Atherosclerosis (Proof-ATHERO) consortium: Design and rationale, Gerontology 2020,66(5):447-459.

Midbrain Hyperechogenicity, Hyposmia, Mild Parkinsonian Signs and Risk for Incident Parkinson’s Disease Over 10 Years: A Prospective Population-Based Study, Parkinsonism Relat Disord 2020,70:51-54.

Associations of Serum Dickkopf-1 and Sclerostin With Cardiovascular Events: Results From the Prospective Bruneck Study, J Am Heart Assoc 2020,9(6):e014816.

Prevalence and Psychosocial Correlates of Mental Health Outcomes Among Chinese College Students During the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Pandemic, Front Psychiatry 2020,11:803.

Progression of conventional cardiovascular risk factors and vascular disease risk in individuals: insights from the PROG-IMT consortium, Eur J Prev Cardiol 2020,27(3):234-243.

Prognostic Relevance of Cardiorespiratory Fitness as Assessed by Submaximal Exercise Testing for All-Cause Mortality: A UK Biobank Prospective Study, Mayo Clin Proc 2020,95(5):867-878.

Application of a Simple Parkinson’s Disease Risk Score in a Longitudinal Population-Based Cohort, Mov Disord 2020,35(9):1658-1662.

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Progression as Surrogate Marker for Cardiovascular Risk: Meta-Analysis of 119 Clinical Trials Involving 100 667 Patients, Circulation 2020,142(7):621-642.

Repositioning of the Global Epicentre of Non-Optimal Cholesterol, Nature 2020,582(7810):73-77.

STROKE-CARD care to prevent cardiovascular events and improve quality of life after acute ischaemic stroke or TIA: A randomised clinical trial, EClinicalMedicine 2020,25:100476.

Birth Weight and Weight Changes From Infancy to Early Childhood as Predictors of Body Mass Index in Adolescence, J Pediatr 2020,222:120-126.e3.

Associations of moderate to vigorous physical activity and sedentary behavior with depressive and anxiety symptoms in self-isolating people during the COVID-19 pandemic: A cross-sectional survey in Brazil, Psychiatry Res 2020,292:113339.

Has Deep Brain Stimulation Changed the Very Long-Term Outcome of Parkinson’s Disease? A Controlled Longitudinal Study, Mov Disord Clin Pract 2020,7(7):782-787.

Two-year outcomes of minimally invasive XEN Gel Stent implantation in primary open-angle and pseudoexfoliation glaucoma, Acta Ophthalmol 2020,

Physical activity may not be associated with long-term risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, Eur J Clin Invest 2020,

The interconnection between lipoprotein(a), lipoprotein(a) cholesterol and true LDL-cholesterol in the diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia, Curr Opin Lipidol 2020,31(6):305-312.

Height and body-mass index trajectories of school-aged children and adolescents from 1985 to 2019 in 200 countries and territories: a pooled analysis of 2181 population-based studies with 65 million participants, Lancet 2020,396(10261):1511-1524.

Metabolic recovery after weight loss surgery is reflected in serum microRNAs, BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care 2020,8(2):e001441.

Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Corrected for Lipoprotein(a) Cholesterol, Risk Thresholds, and Cardiovascular Events, J Am Heart Assoc 2020,9(23):e016318.

Cognitive Benefits of Activity Engagement Among 12,093 Chinese Adults Aged Over 65 Years, Brain Sci 2020,10(12):E967.

Association Between Depressive Symptoms and Incident Cardiovascular Diseases, JAMA 2020,324(23):2396-2405.

The dimension of preventable stroke in a large representative patient cohort, Neurology 2019,93(23):e2121-e2132.

Meta‐analysis of non‐linear exposure‐outcome relationships using individual participant data: A comparison of two methods, Stat Med 2019,38(3):326-338.

Rising rural body-mass index is the main driver of the global obesity epidemic in adults, Nature 2019,569(7755):260-264.

Equalization of four cardiovascular risk algorithms after systematic recalibration: individual-participant meta-analysis of 86 prospective studies, Eur Heart J 2019,40(7):621-631.

World Health Organization cardiovascular disease risk charts: revised prediction models to estimate risk in 21 global regions, Lancet Glob Health 2019,7(10):e1332-e1345.

Cardiovascular Risk Factors Associated With Venous Thromboembolism, JAMA Cardiol 2019,4(2):163-173.

Telomere length and health outcomes: An umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of observational studies, Ageing Res Rev 2019,51:1-10.

National trends in total cholesterol obscure heterogeneous changes in HDL and non-HDL cholesterol and total-to-HDL cholesterol ratio: a pooled analysis of 458 population-based studies in Asian and Western countries, Int J Epidemiol 2019,dyz099.

Acute effects of exercise and sauna as a single intervention on arterial compliance, Eur J Prev Cardiol 2019,2047487319855450.

Smoking does not accelerate leucocyte telomere attrition: a meta-analysis of 18 longitudinal cohorts, R Soc Open Sci 2019,6(6):190420.

Recovery from sauna bathing favorably modulates cardiac autonomic nervous system, Complement Ther Med 2019,45:190-197.

Prevalence and Associated Factors of Sarcopenia and Frailty in Parkinson’s Disease: A Cross-Sectional Study, Gerontology 2019,65(3):216-228.

Pragmatic trial of multifaceted intervention (STROKE-CARD care) to reduce cardiovascular risk and improve quality-of-life after ischaemic stroke and transient ischaemic attack -study protocol, BMC Neurol 2018,18(1):187.

Osteoprotegerin and Cardiovascular Events in High-Risk Populations: Meta-Analysis of 19 Prospective Studies Involving 27 450 Participants, J Am Heart Assoc 2018,7(16):e009012.

Body mass index is negatively associated with telomere length: a collaborative cross-sectional meta-analysis of 87 observational studies, Am J Clin Nutr 2018,108(3):453-475.

Sauna bathing is associated with reduced cardiovascular mortality and improves risk prediction in men and women: a prospective cohort study, BMC Med 2018,16(1):219.

Association of LPA Variants With Risk of Coronary Disease and the Implications for Lipoprotein(a)-Lowering Therapies: A Mendelian Randomization Analysis, JAMA Cardiol 2018,3(7):619-627.

Baseline and on-statin treatment lipoprotein(a) levels for prediction of cardiovascular events: individual patient-data meta-analysis of statin outcome trials, Lancet 2018,392(10155):1311-1320.

Parkinsonian signs in patients with cervical dystonia treated with pallidal deep brain stimulation, Brain 2018,141(10):3023-3034.

Environmental toxic metal contaminants and risk of cardiovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis, BMJ 2018,362:k3310.

Short-term effects of Finnish sauna bathing on blood-based markers of cardiovascular function in non-naive sauna users, Heart Vessels 2018,33(12):1515-1524.

Higher spermidine intake is linked to lower mortality: a prospective population-based study, Am J Clin Nutr 2018,108(2):371-380.

Sauna exposure leads to improved arterial compliance: Findings from a non-randomised experimental study, Eur J Prev Cardiol 2018,25(2):130-138.

Acute effects of sauna bathing on cardiovascular function, J Hum Hypertens 2018,32(2):129-138.

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin and New-Onset Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 67,063 Patients With 4,165 Incident Heart Failure Events, JACC Heart Fail 2018,6(3):187-197.

Mid- and Long-Term Health Risks in Living Kidney Donors: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis, Ann Intern Med 2018 ,168(4):276-284.

Performance of the Movement Disorders Society criteria for prodromal Parkinson’s disease: A population-based 10-year study, Mov Disord 2018,33(3):405-413.

Contributions of mean and shape of blood pressure distribution to worldwide trends and variations in raised blood pressure: a pooled analysis of 1018 population-based measurement studies with 88.6 million participants, Int J Epidemiol 2018 ,47(3):872-883.

Predictive value for cardiovascular events of common carotid intima media thickness and its rate of change in individuals at high cardiovascular risk – Results from the PROG-IMT collaboration, PLoS One 2018,13(4):e0191172.

Risk thresholds for alcohol consumption: combined analysis of individual-participant data for 599,912 current drinkers in 83 prospective studies, Lancet 2018,391(10129):1513-1523.

Sauna bathing reduces the risk of stroke in Finnish men and women: A prospective cohort study, Neurology 2018,90(22):e1937-e1944.

Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1479 population-based measurement studies with 19·1 million participants, Lancet 2017,389(10064):37-55.

Circulating MicroRNA-122 Is Associated With the Risk of New-Onset Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes, Diabetes 2017,66(2):347-357.

Genetic invalidation of Lp-PLA(2) as a therapeutic target: Large-scale study of five functional Lp-PLA(2)-lowering alleles, Eur J Prev Cardiol 2017,24(5):492-504.

Very-Low-Density Lipoprotein-Associated Apolipoproteins Predict Cardiovascular Events and Are Lowered by Inhibition of APOC-III, J Am Coll Cardiol 2017,69(7):789-800.

Association Between Telomere Length and Risk of Cancer and Non-Neoplastic Diseases: A Mendelian Randomization Study, JAMA Oncol 2017,3(5):636-651.

Extracellular matrix proteomics identifies molecular signature of symptomatic carotid plaques, J Clin Invest 2017,127(4):1546-1560.

Lipoprotein(a) and incident type-2 diabetes: results from the prospective Bruneck study and a meta-analysis of published literature, Cardiovasc Diabetol 2017,16(1):38.

Association Between Vascular Cell Adhesion Molecule 1 and Atrial Fibrillation, JAMA Cardiol 2017,2(5):516-523.

Automatic identification of variables in epidemiological datasets using logic regression, BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2017,17(1):40.

Use of Repeated Blood Pressure and Cholesterol Measurements to Improve Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction: An Individual-Participant-Data Meta-Analysis, Am J Epidemiol 2017,186(8):899-907.

Sauna Bathing and Incident Hypertension: A Prospective Cohort Study, Am J Hypertens 2017,30(11):1120-1125.

High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin Concentration and Risk of First-Ever Cardiovascular Outcomes in 154,052 Participants, J Am Coll Cardiol 2017,70(5):558-568.

Osteoprotegerin concentration and risk of cardiovascular outcomes in nine general population studies: Literature-based meta-analysis involving 26,442 participants, PLoS One 2017,12(8):e0183910.

Worldwide trends in body-mass index, underweight, overweight, and obesity from 1975 to 2016: a pooled analysis of 2416 population-based measurement studies in 128·9 million children, adolescents, and adults, Lancet 2017,390(10113):2627-2642.

Inflammatory markers and extent and progression of early atherosclerosis: Meta-analysis of individual-participant-data from 20 prospective studies of the PROG-IMT collaboration, Eur J Prev Cardiol 2016,23(2):194-205.

Angiogenic microRNAs Linked to Incidence and Progression of Diabetic Retinopathy in Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes 2016,65(1):216-27.

Telomere length increase after weight loss induced by bariatric surgery: results from a 10 year prospective study, Int J Obes (Lond) 2016,40(5):773-8.

Association of MicroRNAs and YRNAs With Platelet Function, Circ Res 2016,118(3):420-432.

Normative values for carotid intima media thickness and its progression: Are they transferrable outside of their cohort of origin, Eur J Prev Cardiol 2016,23(11):1165-73.

Liver microRNAs: potential mediators and biomarkers for metabolic and cardiovascular disease?, Eur Heart J 2016,37(43):3260-3266.

Prodromal Parkinson’s disease as defined per MDS research criteria in the general elderly community, Mov Disord 2016,31(9):1405-8.

Body-mass index and all-cause mortality: individual-participant-data meta-analysis of 239 prospective studies in four continents, Lancet 2016,388(10046):776-86.

Glycoproteomics Reveals Decorin Peptides With Anti-Myostatin Activity in Human Atrial Fibrillation, Circulation 2016,134(11):817-32.

Natriuretic peptides and integrated risk assessment for cardiovascular disease: an individual-participant-data meta-analysis, Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2016,4(10):840-9.

Genome-wide analysis identifies 12 loci influencing human reproductive behavior, Nat Genet 2016,48(12):1462-1472.

Cardioprotection and lifespan extension by the natural polyamine spermidine, Nat Med 2016,22(12):1428-1438.

Heme oxygenase-1 gene promoter microsatellite polymorphism is associated with progressive atherosclerosis and incident cardiovascular disease, Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2015,35(1):229-36.

Thrombolysis and clinical outcome in patients with stroke after implementation of the Tyrol Stroke Pathway: a retrospective observational study, Lancet Neurol 2015,14(1):48-56.

Covariate-adjusted measures of discrimination for survival data, Biom J 2015,57(4):592-613.

Cardiometabolic effects of genetic upregulation of the interleukin 1 receptor antagonist: a Mendelian randomisation analysis, Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2015,3(4):243-53.

Efficacy and safety of P2Y12 inhibitors according to diabetes, age, gender, body mass index and body weight: systematic review and meta-analyses of randomized clinical trials, Atherosclerosis 2015,240(2):439-45.

Asymmetric dimethylarginine and cardiovascular risk: systematic review and meta-analysis of 22 prospective studies, J Am Heart Assoc 2015,4(6):e001833.

UK Biobank comes of age, Lancet 2015,386(9993):509-10.

Association of Cardiometabolic Multimorbidity With Mortality, JAMA 2015,314(1):52-60.

Carotid intima-media thickness progression and risk of vascular events in people with diabetes: results from the PROG-IMT collaboration, Diabetes Care 2015,38(10):1921-9.

Elevated systolic blood pressure during recovery from exercise and the risk of sudden cardiac death, J Hypertens 2014,32(3):659-66.

Assessing risk prediction models using individual participant data from multiple studies, Am J Epidemiol 2014,179(5):621-32.

Lipidomics profiling and risk of cardiovascular disease in the prospective population-based Bruneck study, Circulation 2014,129(18):1821-31.

Glycated hemoglobin measurement and prediction of cardiovascular disease, JAMA 2014,311(12):1225-33.

Haptoglobin 2-2 genotype is not associated with cardiovascular risk in subjects with elevated glycohemoglobin-results from the Bruneck Study, J Am Heart Assoc 2014,3(3):e000732.

Redox state of pentraxin 3 as a novel biomarker for resolution of inflammation and survival in sepsis, Mol Cell Proteomics 2014,13(10):2545-57.

Leucocyte telomere length and risk of cardiovascular disease: systematic review and meta-analysis, BMJ 2014,349:g4227.

Discrimination and net reclassification of cardiovascular risk with lipoprotein(a): prospective 15-year outcomes in the Bruneck Study, J Am Coll Cardiol 2014,64(9):851-60.

Role of miR-195 in aortic aneurysmal disease, Circ Res 2014,115(10):857-66.

Left ventricular mass and the risk of sudden cardiac death: a population-based study, J Am Heart Assoc 2014,3(6):e001285.

Leucocyte telomere length and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: new prospective cohort study and literature-based meta-analysis, PLoS One 2014,9(11):e112483.

N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide and the prediction of primary cardiovascular events: results from 15-year follow-up of WOSCOPS, Eur Heart J 2013,34(6):443-50.

Patent foramen ovale, ischemic stroke and migraine: systematic review and stratified meta-analysis of association studies, Neuroepidemiology 2013,40(1):56-67.

Circulating microRNAs as novel biomarkers for platelet activation, Circ Res 2013,112(4):595-600.

MicroRNAs within the continuum of postgenomics biomarker discovery, Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2013,33(2):206-14.

Blockade of receptor activator of nuclear factor-κB (RANKL) signaling improves hepatic insulin resistance and prevents development of diabetes mellitus, Nat Med 2013,19(3):358-63.

Hemostatic factors and risk of coronary heart disease in general populations: new prospective study and updated meta-analyses, PLoS One 2013,8(2):e55175.

Diagnostic value and safety of stereotactic biopsy for brainstem tumors: a systematic review and meta-analysis of 1480 cases, Neurosurgery 2013,72(6):873-81.

Impact of intravenous heparin on quantification of circulating microRNAs in patients with coronary artery disease, Thromb Haemost 2013,110(3):609-15.

Profiling of circulating microRNAs: from single biomarkers to re-wired networks, Cardiovasc Res 2012,93(4):555-62.

Proteomics analysis of cardiac extracellular matrix remodeling in a porcine model of ischemia/reperfusion injury, Circulation 2012,125(6):789-802.

Interleukin-6 receptor pathways in coronary heart disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of 82 studies, Lancet 2012,379(9822):1205-13.

Subtherapeutic warfarin therapy entails an increased bleeding risk after stroke thrombolysis, Neurology 2012,79(1):31-8.

Lipid-related markers and cardiovascular disease prediction, JAMA 2012,307(23):2499-506.

Prospective study on circulating MicroRNAs and risk of myocardial infarction, J Am Coll Cardiol 2012,60(4):290-9.

Oxidation-specific biomarkers, prospective 15-year cardiovascular and stroke outcomes, and net reclassification of cardiovascular events, J Am Coll Cardiol 2012,60(21):2218-29.

Influences on the reduction of relative telomere length over 10 years in the population-based Bruneck Study: introduction of a well-controlled high-throughput assay, Int J Epidemiol 2009,38(6):1725-34.

Raising the bar on telomere epidemiology, Int J Epidemiol 2010,39(1):308-9.

Cellular aging reflected by leukocyte telomere length predicts advanced atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease risk, Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2010,30(8):1649-56.

Telomere length and risk of incident cancer and cancer mortality, JAMA 2010,304(1):69-75.

Plasma microRNA profiling reveals loss of endothelial miR-126 and other microRNAs in type 2 diabetes, Circ Res 2010,107(6):810-7.

Antisense oligonucleotide lowers plasma levels of apolipoprotein (a) and lipoprotein (a) in transgenic mice, J Am Coll Cardiol 2011,57(15):1611-21.

Fifteen-year follow-up of association between telomere length and incident cancer and cancer mortality, JAMA 2011,306(1):42-4.