Azmeraw Tayelgn Amare


  • 25399 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
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Azmeraw T. Amare is a Clinical Epidemiologist and data scientist with a research interest in healthy ageing, personalised medicine, and global public health. Currently, he is working at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) as a data analyst in the Healthy Ageing Research Consortium & ROSA projects.

Education/Academic qualification

Masters, University of Groningen

Sep 2012Jul 2014

PhD, University of Adelaide

Sep 2015Apr 2018

Masters, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Sep 2011Jul 2012

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Research Output 2011 2019

  • 25399 Citations
  • 32 h-Index
  • 56 Article
  • 8 Comment/debate
  • 6 Review article
  • 1 Chapter
3 Citations (Scopus)

Bivariate genome-wide association analyses of the broad depression phenotype combined with major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder or schizophrenia reveal eight novel genetic loci for depression

Amare, A. T., Vaez, A., Hsu, Y. H., Direk, N., Kamali, Z., Howard, D. M., McIntosh, A. M., Tiemeier, H., Bültmann, U., Snieder, H. & Hartman, C. A., 2019, In : Molecular psychiatry.

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Evidence for a sex-specific contribution of polygenic load for anorexia nervosa to body weight and prefrontal brain structure in nonclinical individuals

Leehr, E. J., Opel, N., Werner, J., Redlich, R., Repple, J., Grotegerd, D., Dohm, K., Goltermann, J., Böhnlein, J., Amare, A., Sindermann, L., Förster, K., Meinert, S., Enneking, V., Richter, M., Hahn, T., Baune, B. T. & Dannlowski, U., 8 Jul 2019, In : Neuropsychopharmacology.

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Genetic overlap between birthweight and adult cardiometabolic diseases has implications for genomic medicine

Tekola-Ayele, F., Lee, A., Workalemahu, T., Zhang, W., Shrestha, D., Amare, A. & Ouidir, M., 1 Dec 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 4076.

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