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Systems genetics identifies a convergent gene network for cognition and neurodevelopmental disease

Michael R Johnson, Kirill Shkura, Sarah R Langley, Andree Delahaye-Duriez, Prashant Srivastava, W David Hill, Owen JL Rackham, Gail Davies, Sarah E Harris, Aida Moreno-Moral, Maxime Rotival, Doug Speed, Slave Petrovski, Anais Katz, Caroline Hayward, David J Porteous, Blair H Smith, Sandosh Padmanabhan, Lynne J Hocking, John M Starr Show all

Nature Neuroscience | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2016

University of Melbourne Researchers


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Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge funding from UK Imperial National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre (M.R.J.), the UK Medical Research Council (M.R.J., E.P. and D.S.), The National Genome Research Network (NGFNplus: EMINet, grant 01GS08122; A.J.B.), EuroEpinomics (A.J.B.), UCB Pharma (M.R.J. and E.P.) and the Singapore Ministry of Health (E.P.). We thank the Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 research team for data collection and collation. The Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 is supported by Age UK (Disconnected Mind project). The work at The University of Edinburgh was undertaken by The University of Edinburgh Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, part of the cross council Lifelong Health and Wellbeing Initiative (MR/K026992/1). We acknowledge funding from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and MRC. Generation Scotland received core funding from the Chief Scientist Office of the Scottish Government Health Directorate CZD/16/6 and the Scottish Funding Council HR03006. Genotyping of the GS:SFHS samples was carried out by staff at the Genetics Core Laboratory at the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility, Edinburgh, Scotland and was funded by the UK's Medical Research Council. We thank all the families who took part, the general practitioners and the Scottish School of Primary Care for their help in recruiting them, and the whole Generation Scotland team, which includes interviewers, computer and laboratory technicians, clerical workers, research scientists, volunteers, managers, receptionists, healthcare assistants and nurses. A.D.-D. was supported by a Marie Curie Intra European Fellowship within the 7th European Community Framework Programme.