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The association of PTPN22 rs2476601 with juvenile idiopathic arthritis is specific to females

RC Chiaroni-Clarke, YR Li, JE Munro, RA Chavez, KJ Scurrah, A Pezic, JD Akikusa, RC Allen, SE Piper, ML Becker, SD Thompson, BA Lie, B Flato, O Forre, M Punaro, C Wise, R Saffery, TH Finkel, H Hakonarson, A-L Ponsonby Show all



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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the participants and their families for their generous donation of information and biospecimens to this study, along with the research staff who recruited them. We acknowledge funding from the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC, #APP1026349), along with a number of other philanthropic organizations including Arthritis Australia, Australian Academy of Science (Travelling Fellowship to the USA to JAE) and the Rebecca Cooper Foundation. This work was supported by the Victorian State Government Operational Infrastructure Program; and by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Research Institute, the Moran Family Foundation and the National Institutes of Health (RC1 AR058606) to HH and THF. JAE is supported by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (#FT120100253). YRL is supported by the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans and the NIH Medical Scientist Training Program. ALP and RS are supported by National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia) Senior Research Fellowships.