Journal article

Childhood adiposity, adult adiposity, and the ACE gene insertion/deletion polymorphism: evidence of gene-environment interaction effects on adult blood pressure and hypertension status in adulthood

Cong Sun, Anne-Louise Ponsonby, John B Carlin, Minh Bui, Costan G Magnussen, Trudy L Burns, Terho Lehtimaki, Nicole H Wardrop, Markus Juonala, Jorma SA Viikari, Alison J Venn, Olli T Raitakari, Terence Dwyer

Journal of Hypertension | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2018

Grants

Awarded by Academy of Finland


Awarded by Kuopio University Hospital Medical Fund


Awarded by Tampere University Hospital Medical Fund


Awarded by Turku University Hospital Medical Fund


Awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Awarded by General Clinical Research Centers Program of the NIH


Awarded by American Heart Association


Awarded by NHMRC Early Career Public Health Fellowship


Awarded by National Heart Foundation of Australia Future Leader Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the contributions of the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study, the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study, and the Muscatine Study's staff and volunteers, and the study participants who made these studies possible. We also thank Andrea Polanowski and Alison West for their contributions to the design, performance and quality control analyses for the ACE gene genotyping for the Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study. The Childhood Determinants of Adult Health Study was funded by grants from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), the Australian National Heart Foundation, the Tasmanian Community Fund, and Veolia Environmental Services. Sponsorship support was also provided by Sanitarium Health Food Company, ASICS Oceania, and Target Australia. The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study has been financially supported by the Academy of Finland: grants 286284 (T.L.), 134309, 126925, 121584, 124282, 129378, 117787, and 41071; the Social Insurance Institution of Finland; Kuopio, Tampere and Turku University Hospital Medical Funds (grant X51001 for T.L.); Juho Vainio Foundation; Paavo Nurmi Foundation; Finnish Foundation of Cardiovascular Research; Finnish Cultural Foundation; Tampere Tuberculosis Foundation (T.L.); Emil Aaltonen Foundation (T.L.); and Yrjo Jahnsson Foundation (T.L.). The Muscatine Study was supported by grants from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (HL-14230, HL-54730 and HL-61357), and the General Clinical Research Centers Program (RR-00059) of the NIH, and by a grant from the American Heart Association award number #0265155Y. C.S. is supported by the NHMRC Early Career Public Health Fellowship (1013538). C.G.M. is supported by a National Heart Foundation of Australia Future Leader Fellowship (100849). A.-L.P. and A.J.V. are supported by the NHMRC Senior Research Fellowship.