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Identification of 15 new psoriasis susceptibility loci highlights the role of innate immunity

Lam C Tsoi, Sarah L Spain, Jo Knight, Eva Ellinghaus, Philip E Stuart, Francesca Capon, Jun Ding, Yanming Li, Trilokraj Tejasvi, Johann E Gudjonsson, Hyun M Kang, Michael H Allen, Ross McManus, Giuseppe Novelli, Lena Samuelsson, Joost Schalkwijk, Mona Stahle, A David Burden, Catherine H Smith, Michael J Cork Show all

Nature Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012

University of Melbourne Researchers


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Funding Acknowledgements

Major support for this study was provided by the US National Institutes of Health, the Wellcome Trust and the German Research Foundation. We thank J.C. Barrett for contribution to the design of the Immunochip and helpful analytical discussion, as well as E. Gray, S. Bumpstead, D. Simpkin and the staff of the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Sample Management and Genotyping teams for their genotyping and analytical contributions. We acknowledge use of the British 1958 Birth Cohort DNA collection, funded by the UK Medical Research Council (G0000934) and the Wellcome Trust (068545/Z/02), and the UK National Blood Service controls, funded by the Welcome Trust. We acknowledge CASP for the contribution of GWAS data, as well as the provision of control DNA samples by the Cooperative Research in the Region of Augsburg (KORA) and Heinz-Nixdorf Recall (Risk Factors, Evaluation of Coronary Calcification and Lifestyle) study (HNR) and genotyping data generated by the Dietary, Lifestyle and Genetic determinants of Obesity and Metabolic syndrome (DILGOM) Consortium. We thank the Barbara and Neal Henschel Charitable Foundation for their support of the National Psoriasis Victor Henschel BioBank. We acknowledge the Genetic repository in Ireland for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRIPPsA), the Irish blood transfusion service/Trinity College Dublin Biobank and the Dublin Centre for Clinical Research (funded by the Health Research Board and the Wellcome Trust). A detailed list of contributing consortia and relevant funding support is provided in the Supplementary Note.