Journal article

A genome-wide association study identifies a susceptibility locus for refractive errors and myopia at 15q14

Abbas M Solouki, Virginie JM Verhoeven, Cornelia M Van Duijn, Annemieke JMH Verkerk, M Kamran Ikram, Pirro G Hysi, Dominiek DG Despriet, Leonieke M van Koolwijk, Lintje Ho, Wishal D Ramdas, Monika Czudowska, Robert WAM Kuijpers, Najaf Amin, Maksim Struchalin, Yurii S Aulchenko, Gabriel van Rij, Frans CC Riemslag, Terri L Young, David A Mackey, Timothy D Spector Show all

Nature Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2010

Grants

Awarded by European Community


Awarded by Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council


Awarded by Department of Health via US National Institutes of Health


Funding Acknowledgements

Major funding of the work performed in The Netherlands came from the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research (NWO); Erasmus Medical Center and Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw); UitZicht; the Research Institute for Diseases in the Elderly; the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science; the Ministry for Health, Welfare and Sports; the European Commission (DG XII); the Municipality of Rotterdam; the Netherlands Genomics Initiative (NGI)/NWO; Center for Medical Systems Biology of NGI; Lijf en Leven; M. D. Fonds; H. Stichting; Oogfonds Nederland; Stichting Nederlands Oogheelkundig Onderzoek; Swart van Essen; Bevordering van Volkskracht; Blindenhulp; Landelijke Stichting voor Blinden en Slechtzienden; Rotterdamse Vereniging voor Blindenbelangen; OOG; Algemene Nederlandse Vereniging ter Voorkoming van Blindheid; the Rotterdam Eye Hospital Research Foundation; Lameris Ootech; Topcon Europe; and Heidelberg Engineering. We thank A. Hooghart, C. Brussee, R. Bernaerts-Biskop, P. van Hilten, P. Arp, M. Jhamai, M. Moorhouse, J. Vergeer, M. Verkerk, S. Bervoets and P. van der Spek for help in execution of the study.TwinsUK acknowledges the Wellcome Trust, the European Union MyEuropia Marie Curie Research Training Network, Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/20072013)/ grant agreement HEALTH-F2-2008-201865-GEFOS and (FP7/2007-2013), European Network of Genetic and Genomic Epidemiology (ENGAGE) project grant agreement HEALTH-F4-2007-201413 and the FP-5 GenomEUtwin Project (QLG2-CT-2002-01254), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (G20234), Department of Health via US National Institutes of Health, (National Eye Institute grant RO1EY018246), and the Center for Inherited Disease Research. TwinsUK thanks G. Surdulescu, L. Peltonen, P. Deloukas, M. Lathrop, D. Goldstein, A. Palotie and C. Day for help in execution of the study and analyses.