Short CV/Education and training

  • 1997 – 2002
    Bachelors of Biochemistry. University of Granada, Spain

  • 2000 – 2002
    Introduction to Research scholarship. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. University of Granada, Spain

  • 2002 – 2007
    PhD at López Neyra Parasitology and Biomedicine Institute. Granada, Spain

  • 2008 – 2009
    Research associate. Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit. Manchester, UK

  • 2009 – 2011
    Marie Curie Intra-European Fellow. Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit. Manchester, UK

  • Since 2011
    Wellcome Trust Research Career Fellow. Arthritis Research UK Epidemiology Unit. Manchester, UK

Selected publications

  • Orozco, G., Viatte, S., Bowes, J., Martin, P., Wilson, A., Morgan, A., Steer, S., Wordsworth, P., Hocking, L., UKRAG_consortium, U., WTCCC_consortium, W., BRAGGSS_consortium, B., Barton, A., Worthington, J. & Eyre, S (2014). Novel RA susceptibility locus at 22q12 identified in an extended UK genome wide association study. Arthritis Rheum, 66(1), 24-30.

  • Orozco G, Goh CL, Al Olama AA, Benlloch-Garcia S, Govindasami K, Guy M, Muir KR, Giles GG, Severi G, Neal DE, Hamdy FC, Donovan JL, Kote-Jarai Z, Easton DF, Eyre S, Eeles RA. (2013). Common genetic variants associated with disease from genome-wide association studies are mutually exclusive in prostate cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. BJU Int, 111(7), 1148-1155.

  • Orozco, G., Ioannidis, J., Morris, A., Zeggini, E. & DIAGRAM_Consortium, D (2012). Sex-specific differences in effect size estimates at established complex trait loci. Int J Epidemiol. 41(5):1376-82.

  • Orozco, G., Eyre, S., Hinks, A., Bowes, J., Morgan, A., Wilson, A., Wordsworth, P., Steer, S., Hocking, L., UKRAG_consortium, U., Thomson, W., Worthington, J. & Barton, A (2011). Study of the common genetic background for rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Ann Rheum Dis, 70(3), 463-468.

  • Orozco, G., Barrett, J. & Zeggini, E (2010). Synthetic associations in the context of genome-wide association scan signals. Hum Mol Genet. 19;R2;R137-44.

  • Orozco, GG, Eyre, SS, Hinks, AM, Ke, X, Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, YEAR Consortium, Wilson, A, Bax, D, Morgan, A, Emery, P, Steer, S, Hocking, L, Reid, D, Wordsworth, P, Harrison, P, Thomson, W, Barton, A, Worthington, J. (2010). Association of CD40 with rheumatoid arthritis confirmed in a large UK case-control study. Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, 69(5), 813-816.

  • Orozco, GG, Hinks, AM, Eyre, SS, Ke, X, Gibbons, LJ, Bowes, J, Flynn, EEM, Martin, P, Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, YEAR consortium, Wilson, A, Bax, D, Morgan, A, Emery, P, Steer, S, Hocking, L, Reid, D, Wordsworth, P, Harrison, P, Thomson, W, Barton, A, Worthington, J. (2009). Combined effects of three independent SNPs greatly increase the risk estimate for RA at 6q23. Human molecular genetics, 18(14), 2693.

  • Orozco, G., Alizadeh, B., Delgado-Vega, A., González-Gay, M., Balsa, A., Pascual-Salcedo, D., Fernández-Gutierrez, B., González-Escribano, M., Petersson, I., van Riel, P., Barrera, P., Coenen, M., Radstake, T., van Leeuwen, M., Wijmenga, C., Koeleman, B., Alarcón-Riquelme, M. & Martín, J (2008). Association of STAT4 with rheumatoid arthritis: a replication study in three European populations. Arthritis Rheum, 58(7), 1974-80.

  • Orozco, G., Rueda, B., Robledo, G., García, A. & Martín, J (2007). Investigation of the IL23R gene in a Spanish rheumatoid arthritis cohort. Hum Immunol, 68(8), 681-4.

  • Orozco, G., Sánchez, E., González-Gay, M., López-Nevot, M., Torres, B., Pascual-Salcedo, D., Balsa, A., Pablos, J., García, A., González-Escribano, M. & Martín, J (2006). SLC22A4, RUNX1, and SUMO4 polymorphisms are not associated with rheumatoid arthritis: a case-control study in a Spanish population. J Rheumatol, 33(7), 1235-9.

  • Orozco G, Sanchez E, Gonzalez-Gay MA, Lopez-Nevot MA, Torres B, Caliz R, Ortego-Centeno N, Jimenez-Alonso J, Pascual-Salcedo D, Balsa A, De Pablo R, Nunez-Roldan A, Gonzalez-Escribano MF, Martin J. (2005). Association of a functional single-nucleotide polymorphism of PTPN22, encoding lymphoid protein phosphatase, with rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis and Rheuamtism, 52, 219-224.

  • Orozco G, Torres B, Nunez-Roldan A, Gonzalez-Escribano MF, Martin J. (2004). Cytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen-4-CT60 polymorphism in rheumatoid arthritis. Tissue Antigens, 64, 667-670.



Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Characterisation of rheumatoid arthritis susceptibility loci

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Associate Editor, BMC Medical Genetics

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