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Modeling Linkage Disequilibrium Increases Accuracy of Polygenic Risk Scores

Bjarni J Vilhjalmsson, Jian Yang, Hilary K Finucane, Alexander Gusev, Sara Lindstrom, Stephan Ripke, Giulio Genovese, Po-Ru Loh, Gaurav Bhatia, Ron Do, Tristan Hayeck, Hong-Hee Won, Sekar Kathiresan, Michele Pato, Carlos Pato, Rulla Tamimi, Eli Stahl, Noah Zaitlen, Bogdan Pasaniuc, Gillian Belbin Show all

The American Journal of Human Genetics | CELL PRESS | Published : 2015


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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank Shamil Sunayev, Brendan Bulik-Sullivan, Liming Liang, Naomi Wray, Daniel Sorensen, and Esben Agerbo for useful discussions. We would also like to thank Toni Clarke for useful comments on the software. This research was supported by NIH grants R01 GM105857, R03 CA173785, and U19 CA148065-01. B.J.V. was supported by Danish Council for Independent Research grant DFF-1325-0014. H.K.F. was supported by the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation. This study made use of data generated by the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium (WTCCC) and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute. A full list of the investigators who contributed to the generation of the WTCCC data is available at Funding for the WTCCC project was provided by the Wellcome Trust under award 076113.