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Novel associations between blood DNA methylation and body mass index in middle-aged and older adults

YM Geurts, P-A Dugue, JE Joo, E Makalic, C-H Jung, W Guan, S Nguyen, ML Grove, EM Wong, AM Hodge, JK Bassett, LM FitzGerald, H Tsimiklis, L Baglietto, G Severi, DF Schmidt, DD Buchanan, RJ MacInnis, JL Hopper, JS Pankow Show all

International Journal of Obesity | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2018

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


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Awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services


Awarded by NIH through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)


Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (grant 1088405). MCCS cohort recruitment was funded by VicHealth and Cancer Council Victoria. The MCCS was further supported by Australian NHMRC grants 209057 and 396414 and by infrastructure provided by Cancer Council Victoria. Cases were ascertained through the Victorian Cancer Registry (VCR) and the Australian Cancer Database (Australian Institute of Health and Welfare). The nested case-control methylation studies were supported by the NHMRC grants 1011618, 1026892, 1027505, 1050198, 1043616 and 1074383. MCS is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow (1061177). The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services (contract numbers HHSN268201700001I, HHSN268201700002I, HHSN268201700003I, HHSN268201700004I and HHSN268201700005I). The authors thank the staff and participants of the ARIC study for their important contributions. Funding support for 'Building on GWAS for NHLBI-diseases: the US CHARGE consortium' was provided by the NIH through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (5RC2HL102419). Funding support for 'Building on GWAS for NHLBI-diseases: the US CHARGE consortium' was provided by the NIH through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) (5RC2HL102419). YMG was supported by a Radboud University Individual Travel Grant and funds from the Radboudumc Student budget. LB was supported by a Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship within the 7th European Community Framework Programme. We thank the staff and participants of the MCCS and ARIC studies for their important contributions.