Journal article

Genetic pleiotropy between age-related macular degeneration and 16 complex diseases and traits

Felix Grassmann, Christina Kiel, Martina E Zimmermann, Mathias Gorski, Veronika Grassmann, Klaus Stark, Iris M Heid, Bernhard HF Weber

Genome Medicine: medicine in the post-genomic era | BIOMED CENTRAL LTD | Published : 2017


Awarded by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft

Awarded by German Federal Ministry of Education and Research

Awarded by CIDR


Funding Acknowledgements

This study was supported in parts by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (WE 1259/19-1 and WE 1259/19-2 to BHFW), the Alcon Research Institute (to BHFW), and by grants from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF 01ER1206 and 01ER1507 to IMH). Genotyping was conducted as part of the IAMDGC exome-chip project supported by CIDR (contract number HHSN268201200008I) and funded by EY022310 (to Jonathan L. Haines, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland) and 1X01HG006934-01 (to Goncalo R. Abecasis, University of Michigan, Department of Biostatistics). The funding bodies had no role in the design of the study and collection, analysis, and interpretation of data and in writing the manuscript.