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Sebastian Schafer, Sivakumar Viswanathan, Anissa A Widjaja, Wei-Wen Lim, Aida Moreno-Moral, Daniel M DeLaughter, Benjamin Ng, Giannino Patone, Kingsley Chow, Ester Khin, Jessie Tan, Sonia P Chothani, Lei Ye, Owen JL Rackham, Nicole SJ Ko, Norliza E Sahib, Chee Jian Pua, Nicole TG Zhen, Chen Xie, Mao Wang Show all

Nature | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2017


Awarded by National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Singapore STaR award

Awarded by NHLBI

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank all patients for taking part in this research, which was performed with approval from the SingHealth Centralised IRB Review Board (CIRB; 2013/103/C). The research was supported by the National Medical Research Council (NMRC) Singapore STaR award (S.A.C.) (NMRC/STaR/0011/2012), the NMRC Centre Grant to the National Heart Centre Singapore (NHCS), Goh Foundation, Tanoto Foundation, NHLBI 5R01HL080494 (J.G.S., C.E.S.), HHMI (C.E.S.) and a grant from the Fondation Leducq (N.H., J.G.S., C.E.S., S.C.). We thank I. Kamer and R. Plehm, Max-Delbruck-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC), for expert technical help with telemetry blood pressure measurements.