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WNT10A exonic variant increases the risk of keratoconus by decreasing corneal thickness

Gabriel Cuellar-Partida, Henriet Springelkamp, Sionne EM Lucas, Seyhan Yazar, Alex W Hewitt, Adriana I Iglesias, Grant W Montgomery, Nicholas G Martin, Craig E Pennell, Elisabeth M van Leeuwen, Virginie JM Verhoeven, Albert Hofman, Andre G Uitterlinden, Wishal D Ramdas, Roger CW Wolfs, Johannes R Vingerling, Matthew A Brown, Richard A Mills, Jamie E Craig, Caroline CW Klaver Show all

Human Molecular Genetics | OXFORD UNIV PRESS | Published : 2015

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Funding Acknowledgements

G.C.P. thanks the University of Queensland and QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute for scholarship support. The Rotterdam Study was supported by the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research (NWO; 91111025); Erasmus Medical Center and Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw); UitZicht; the Research Institute for Diseases in the Elderly; the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science; the Ministry for Health, Welfare and Sports; the European Commission (DG XII); the Municipality of Rotterdam; the Netherlands Genomics Initiative/NWO; Center for Medical Systems Biology of NGI; Stichting Lijf en Leven; Stichting Oogfonds Nederland; Landelijke Stichting voor Blinden en Slechtzienden; Algemene Nederlandse Vereniging ter Voorkoming van Blindheid; Medical Workshop; Heidelberg Engineering; and Topcon Europe BV. H.S. is supported by the NWO Graduate Programme 2010 BOO (022.002.023) and by Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds (Cultuurfondsbeurs from Jan de Ruijsscher/Pia Huisman fonds). The generation and management of GWAS genotype data for the Rotterdam Study is supported by the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research NWO Investments (nr. 175.010.2005.011, 911-03-012). This study is funded by the Research Institute for Diseases in the Elderly (014-93-015; RIDE2), the Netherlands Genomics Initiative (NGI)/Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) project nr. 050-060-810. The keratoconus cohort was supported by the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia and NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence grant (1023911). K.P.B. and J.E.C. are supported by NHMRC Senior and Practitioner Research Fellowships, respectively. S.E.M.L. thanks the Menzies Institute for Medical Research and the Moonah Naval Club for scholarship support. S.M. is supported by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship. D.A.M thanks the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grants 1021105, Channel 7 Telethon Trust, Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia (ORIA), University of Western Australia (UWA), The Telethon Kids Institute, Raine Medical Research Foundation, Women's and Infants' Research Foundation, The UWA Faculty of Medicine, Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, the Australian Foundation for the Prevention of Blindness.