Journal article

Genetic Variation in Kruppel like Factor 15 Is Associated with Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: Discovery and Replication Cohorts

Sheila K Patel, Bryan Wai, Chim C Lang, Daniel Levin, Colin NA Palmer, Helen M Parry, Elena Velkoska, Stephen B Harrap, Piyush M Srivastava, Louise M Burrell

EBioMedicine | ELSEVIER | Published : 2017


Awarded by Diabetes Australia Research Program

Awarded by National Heart Foundation of Australia

Awarded by Wellcome Trust

Awarded by Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium

Funding Acknowledgements

The work in the Melbourne Diabetes Heart Cohort was supported by a Diabetes Australia Research Program grant [grant number Y12GPATS] to [S.K.P]; a Career Development Award, University of Melbourne [S.K.P]; National Heart Foundation of Australia [grant number G12M6368] to [L.M.B]; National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia/National Heart Foundation scholarship to [B.W]. The Go-DARTS study was supported by the following: genotyping was facilitated by capital funding from the Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office Generation Scotland initiative (; The Wellcome Trust U.K. type 2 diabetes case control collection (GoDARTS2) was funded by a Wellcome Trust [grant number GR02960] and the GWAS genotyping was performed as part of the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2 [084726/Z/08/Z, 085475/Z/08/Z, 085475/B/08/Z]. Our funders had no role in the study design, data collection, data analysis, interpretation or in writing the manuscript.