Journal article

A polymorphism in human MR1 is associated with mRNA expression and susceptibility to tuberculosis

C Seshadri, NTT Thuong, NTH Mai, ND Bang, TTH Chau, DM Lewinsohn, GE Thwaites, SJ Dunstan, TR Hawn

Genes and Immunity | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2017

University of Melbourne Researchers

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Funding Acknowledgements

We acknowledge the work of the clinical staff from the Hospital of Tropical Diseases and Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital who initially diagnosed and studied the patients with meningeal tuberculosis (TBM) and pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB). We thank Dr Nguyen Thi Hieu from Hung Vuong Obstetric Hospital Vietnam, Dr Tran Tinh Hien from the Hospital for Tropical Diseases Vietnam and all the Vietnamese Doctors and patients who participated in this study. We thank Drs Alan Aderem (Center for Infectious Disease Research), Marta Janer and Sarah Li (Institute for Systems Biology) for advice and technical assistance. This study was funded in part by the NIH (K24AI089794 to TRH and K08AI089938 to CS), the Burroughs Wellcome Foundation (to TRH) and the Firland Foundation (to CS). The clinical component of this study was funded through the Wellcome Trust Major Overseas Program in Vietnam (089276/Z/09/Z).