Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Immunology and Inflammation

Honorary Senior Research Fellow



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famCNV - copy number variant association for quantitative traits in families

The program uses intensity signals (aCGH and SNP genotyping data) which act as proxies for genomic copy number to carry out association with quantitative traits in family settings.

Documentation famCNV manual  and example file famCNV example files

AraneaDifferential network analysis for high-throughput ‘omics data

Aranea is an open-source multi-threaded package for the differential network analysis of large datasets.



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Cvetko A, Mangino M, Tijardovic M, et al., 2021, Plasma N-glycome shows continuous deterioration as the diagnosis of insulin resistance approaches, Bmj Open Diabetes Research & Care, Vol:9

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