Journal article

Continuing Medical Education: Age-related macular degeneration and mortality: the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study

MB McGuinness, RP Finger, A Karahalios, RH Guymer, DR English, EW Chong, AM Hodge, LD Robman, GG Giles, JA Simpson

Eye | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2017

Grants

Awarded by National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC)


Awarded by American Health Assistance Foundation


Awarded by NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence grant


Awarded by Victorian Centre for Biostatistics (NHMRC: Centre of Research Excellence grant)


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


Awarded by NHMRC


Funding Acknowledgements

Khin Z Aung, MBBS, and Galina A Makeyeva, MBBS, PhD, (Centre for Eye Research Australia) assisted in data collection for the ophthalmic portion of this study and performed grading of retinal photographs. Vital status was ascertained through the Victorian Cancer Registry and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, including the National Death Index. Cohort recruitment was funded by VicHealth and Cancer Council Victoria. Further Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study funding: the National Health & Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC) Program Grant 209057, Capacity Building Grant 251533 and Enabling Grant 396414. The ophthalmic component was funded by the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia; American Health Assistance Foundation (M2008-082), Jack Brockhoff Foundation, John Reid Charitable Trust, Perpetual Trustees. The Centre for Eye Research Australia is a recipient of the NHMRC Centre of Clinical Research Excellence grant (529923) and Operational Infrastructure Support from the Victorian Government. M McGuinness is funded by an Australian Postgraduate Award and a studentship courtesy of Victorian Centre for Biostatistics (NHMRC: Centre of Research Excellence grant 1035261). JA Simpson is funded by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Research Fellowship 1104975 and RH Guymer is funded by an NHMRC principal research fellowship 1103013. This work was supported by infrastructure from the Cancer Council Victoria. The funding organizations had no role in study design or conduct of this research.