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Common variants at 6p21.1 are associated with large artery atherosclerotic stroke

Elizabeth G Holliday, Jane M Maguire, Tiffany-Jane Evans, Simon A Koblar, Jim Jannes, Jonathan W Sturm, Graeme J Hankey, Ross Baker, Jonathan Golledge, Mark W Parsons, Rainer Malik, Mark McEvoy, Erik Biros, Martin D Lewis, Lisa F Lincz, Roseanne Peel, Christopher Oldmeadow, Wayne Smith, Pablo Moscato, Simona Barlera Show all

Nature Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012


Awarded by Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Awarded by Australian National Heart Foundation (NHF)

Awarded by Wellcome Trust

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Awarded by US National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Awarded by Netherlands Heart Foundation

Funding Acknowledgements

A complete list of funding acknowledgments is included in the Supplementary Note. We are grateful to the participants with ischemic stroke and also to their families for participating in this study. Australian population control data were derived from the Hunter Community Study. We also thank the University of Newcastle for funding and the men and women of the Hunter region who participated in this study. This research was funded by grants from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC; project grant 569257), the Australian National Heart Foundation (NHF; project grant G 04S 1623), the University of Newcastle, the Gladys M Brawn Fellowship scheme and the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation in Australia. E.G.H. is supported by the Australian NHMRC Fellowship scheme. J.G. is supported by a Practitioner Fellowship from the NHMRC and a Senior Clinical Research Fellowship from the Australian Office of Health and Medical Research. The principal funding for the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2 (WTCCC2) ischemic stroke study was provided by the Wellcome Trust, as part of the WTCCC2 project (085475/B/08/Z, 085475/Z/08/Z and WT084724MA). This work was also supported by the European Community's Sixth Framework Programme (LSHM-CT-2007037273), the Wellcome Trust core award (090532/Z/09/Z) and AstraZeneca. M. Farrall is a member of the Oxford British Heart Foundation (BHF) Centre of Research Excellence. The Siblings with Ischemic Stroke Study (SWISS) and the Ischemic Stroke Genetics Study (ISGS) were funded by grants from the US National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Additional funding was provided by the US National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (U01NS069208). The Rotterdam Study received principal funding for this report from the Netherlands Heart Foundation (grant 2009B102).