Laura Jarmila Rasmussen-Torvik

  • 3957 Citations
20032023
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Research Interests

Dr. Rasmussen-Torvik is a genetic epidemiologist interested in the identification of genetic risk factors for chronic diseases and the implementation of genomics into clinical care. She is also interested in the use of electronic health records in clinical and epidemiological research.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Minnesota

… → 2007

MPH, University of Minnesota

… → 2004

Research interests

  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Diabetes
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Epidemiology
  • Genetic Testing/Counseling
  • Genetics
  • Pharmacology

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Grants 2011 2023

Antidepressive Agents
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Fetal Research
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (U.S.)
Parturition
Pregnancy
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2D6
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Cytochrome P-450 CYP3A
Pregnant Women

Research Output 2003 2019

All-Cause Mortality Following Bariatric Surgery in Smokers and Non-smokers

Rasmussen-Torvik, L. J., Reges, O., Greenland, P., Dicker, D., Leibowitz, M., Senderey, A. B., Hoshen, M. & Balicer, R. D., Jan 1 2019, In : Obesity Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bariatric Surgery
Mortality
Smoking
Gastric Bypass
Electronic Health Records
1 Citation (Scopus)

An ancillary genomics system to support the return of pharmacogenomic results

Rasmussen, L. V., Smith, M. E., Almaraz, F., Persell, S. D., Rasmussen-Torvik, L. J., Pacheco, J. A., Chisholm, R. L., Christensen, C., Herr, T. M., Wehbe, F. & Starren, J. B., Feb 19 2019, In : Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. 26, 4, p. 306-310 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clinical Decision Support Systems
Electronic Health Records
Pharmacogenetics
Genomics
Information Storage and Retrieval

A phenome-wide association study to discover pleiotropic effects of PCSK9, APOB, and LDLR

Safarova, M. S., Satterfield, B. A., Fan, X., Austin, E. E., Ye, Z., Bastarache, L., Zheng, N., Ritchie, M. D., Borthwick, K. M., Williams, M. S., Larson, E. B., Scrol, A., Jarvik, G. P., Crosslin, D. R., Leppig, K., Rasmussen-Torvik, L. J., Pendergrass, S. A., Sturm, A. C., Namjou, B., Shah, A. S. & 12 others, Carroll, R. J., Chung, W. K., Wei, W. Q., Feng, Q. P., Stein, C. M., Roden, D. M., Manolio, T. A., Schaid, D. J., Denny, J. C., Hebbring, S. J., de Andrade, M. & Kullo, I. J., Dec 1 2019, In : npj Genomic Medicine. 4, 1, 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Electronic Health Records
Precision Medicine
Genetic Models
Myopia
Linkage Disequilibrium

Clinical correlates and heritability of cardiac mechanics: The HyperGEN study

Khan, S. S., Kim, K-Y. A., Peng, J., Aguilar, F. G., Selvaraj, S., Martinez, E. E., Baldridge, A. S., Sha, J., Irvin, M. R., Broeckel, U., Arnett, D. K., Rasmussen-Torvik, L. J. & Shah, S. J., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Cardiology. 274, p. 208-213 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Molecular Epidemiology
Mechanics
Hypertension
African Americans
Social Adjustment

Detecting potential pleiotropy across cardiovascular and neurological diseases using univariate, bivariate, and multivariate methods on 43,870 individuals from the eMERGE network

Zhang, X., Veturi, Y., Verma, S., Bone, W., Verma, A., Lucas, A., Hebbring, S., Denny, J. C., Stanaway, I. B., Jarvik, G. P., Crosslin, D., Larson, E. B., Rasmussen-Torvik, L. J., Pendergrass, S. A., Smoller, J. W., Hakonarson, H., Sleiman, P., Weng, C., Fasel, D., Wei, W. Q. & 4 others, Kullo, I., Schaid, D., Chung, W. K. & Ritchie, M. D., Jan 1 2019, In : Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. Pacific Symposium on Biocomputing. 24, p. 272-283 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electronic Health Records
Genomics
Cardiovascular Diseases
Phenotype
Nervous System Diseases