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Parental Education and Genetics of BMI from Infancy to Old Age: A Pooled Analysis of 29 Twin Cohorts

Karri Silventoinen, Aline Jelenkovic, Antti Latvala, Yoshie Yokoyama, Reijo Sund, Masumi Sugawara, Mami Tanaka, Satoko Matsumoto, Sari Aaltonen, Maarit Piirtola, Duarte L Freitas, Jose A Maia, Sevgi Y Oncel, Fazil Aliev, Fuling Ji, Feng Ning, Zengchang Pang, Esther Rebato, Kimberly J Saudino, Tessa L Cutler Show all

Obesity | WILEY | Published : 2019

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Funding Acknowledgements

This study was conducted within the Collaborative Project of Development of Anthropometrical Measures in Twins (Academy of Finland Grant 266592). Funding for individual collaborators is as follows. The Child and Adolescent Twin Study in Sweden is supported by the Swedish Research Council through the Swedish Initiative for Research on Microdata in the Social and Medical Sciences Framework Grant 340-2013-5867, grants provided by the Stockholm County Council (ALF projects), the Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation, and the Swedish Asthma and Allergy Association's Research Foundation. The Netherlands Twin Register acknowledges support from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research and MagW/ZonMW Grants 904-61-090, 985-10-002, 912-10-020, 904-61-193,480-04-004, 463-06-001, 451-04-034, 400-05-717, Addiction-31160008, Middelgroot-911-09-032, and Spinozapremie-56-464-14192; Vrije University's Institute for Health and Care Research; the European Research Council (ERC; grant 230374); and the Avera Institute, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Data collection and analyses in Finnish twin cohorts have been supported by the European Network for Genetic and Genomic Epidemiology (ENGAGE; FP7-HEALTH-F4-2007, grant agreement 201413), the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (grants AA-12502, AA-00145, and AA-09203 to R. J. Rose), the Academy of Finland Center of Excellence in Complex Disease Genetics (grants 213506 and 129680), and the Academy of Finland (grants 100499, 205585, 118555, 141054, 265240, 264146, and 312073 to J. Kaprio). Since its origin, the East Flanders Prospective Survey has been partly supported by grants from the Fund of Scientific Research, Flanders and Twins, a nonprofit Association for Scientific Research in Multiple Births (Belgium). Gemini was supported by a grant from Cancer Research UK (C1418/A7974). Data collection and research stemming from the Norwegian Twin Registry are supported, in part, by the European Union's Seventh Framework Programmes ENGAGE Consortium (grant agreement HEALTH-F4-2007-201413) and Biobank Standardization and Harmonization for Research Excellence in the European Union (grant agreement HEALTH-F4-2010-261433). Madeira data come from Genetic and Environmental Influences on Physical Activity, Fitness and Health: the Madeira Family Study (project reference: POCI/DES/56834/2004, founded by the Portuguese agency for research [the Foundation for Science and Technology]). S. Y. Oncel and F. Aliev are supported by a Kirikkale University research grant (2009/43) and a Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey grant (114C117). K. Silventoinen is supported by Osaka University's International Joint Research Promotion Program. The Boston University Twin Project is funded by grants (R01HD068435 and R01MH062375) from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to K. J. Saudino. The California Twin Program was supported by the California Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (7RT-0134H, 8RT-0107H, and 6RT-0354H) and NIH (1R01ESO15150-01). The Carolina African American Twin Study of Aging was funded by a grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA; 1R01AG13662-01A2) to K. E. Whitfield. The Colorado Twin Registry is funded by National Institute on Drug Abuse grant DA011015 and Longitudinal Twin Study grant HD10333; B. M. Huibregtse is supported by 5T32DA017637 and 5T32AG052371.The Michigan State University (MSU) Twin Registry has been supported by MSU, as well as by grants R01MH081813, R01MH0820-54, R01MH092377-02, R21MH070542-01, and R03MH63851-01 from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), grant R01HD066040 from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and grant 11-SPG-2518 from the MSU Foundation. The content of this manuscript is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of NIMH, NICHD, or NIH. The University of Southern California Twin Study is funded by a grant from NIMH (R01MH58354). The Texas Twin Project is currently funded by grants AA023322 and HD081437 from NIH. The Vietnam Era Twin Study of Aging was supported by NIH/NIA grants R01AG018384, R01AG018386, R01AG022381, and R01AG022982 and, in part, with resources of the VA San Diego Center of Excellence for Stress and Mental Health. The Cooperative Studies Program of the Office of Research & Development of the US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has provided financial support for the development and maintenance of the Vietnam Era Twin Registry. The content of this manuscript is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of NIA/NIH or VA. The National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council Twin Registry acknowledges financial support from NIH grant R21AG039572. The Korean TwinFamily Register was supported by the Global Research Network Program of the National Research Foundation (NRF; 2011-220-E00006). The South Korea Twin Registry is supported by the NRF of Korea (NRF-371-2011-1 B00047). The West Japan Twins and Higher Order Multiple Births Registry was supported by a Grant-inAid for Scientific Research (B) (15H05105) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. This research was facilitated through access to Twins Research Australia, a national resource supported by a Centre of Research Excellence Grant (1079102) from the National Health and Medical Research Council. The Longitudinal Israeli Study of Twins was funded by Starting Grant 240994 from the ERC to A. Knafo-Noam.