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Variants in CXCR4 associate with juvenile idiopathic arthritis susceptibility

Terri H Finkel, Jin Li, Zhi Wei, Wei Wang, Haitao Zhang, Edward M Behrens, Emma L Reuschel, Sophie Limou, Carol Wise, Marilynn Punaro, Mara L Becker, Jane E Munro, Berit Flato, Oystein Forre, Susan D Thompson, Carl D Langefeld, David N Glass, Joseph T Glessner, Cecilia E Kim, Edward Frackelton Show all

BMC Medical Genetics | BMC | Published : 2016

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Awarded by Institutional Development Funds from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia


Awarded by National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health


Awarded by EUNICE KENNEDY SHRIVER NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT


Awarded by NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE


Awarded by NATIONAL HUMAN GENOME RESEARCH INSTITUTE


Awarded by NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ARTHRITIS AND MUSCULOSKELETAL AND SKIN DISEASES


Funding Acknowledgements

We gratefully thank all the children with JIA and their families at the participating study sites who were enrolled in this study and all the control subjects who donated blood samples to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) for genetic research purposes. We thank the technical staff at the Center for Applied Genomics at CHOP for producing the genotypes used for analyses, and the nursing, medical assistant and medical staff for their help with recruitment of patient and control subjects for the study. This study was supported by Institutional Development Funds from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, RC1AR058606 and U01HG006830. The expression work reported in this project was funded in part with federal funds from the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, under contract HHSN26120080001E, and by the Intramural Research Program of the NIH, National Cancer Institute, Center for Cancer Research.