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Insights into malaria susceptibility using genome-wide data on 17,000 individuals from Africa, Asia and Oceania

Gavin Band, Quang Si Le, Geraldine M Clarke, Katja Kivinen, Christina Hubbart, Anna E Jeffreys, Kate Rowlands, Ellen M Leffler, Muminatou Jallow, David J Conway, Fatoumatta Sisay-Joof, Giorgio Sirugo, Umberto d'Alessandro, Ousmane B Toure, Mahamadou A Thera, Salimata Konate, Sibiri Sissoko, Valentina D Mangano, Edith C Bougouma, Sodiomon B Sirima Show all

Nature Communications | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2019

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This manuscript is dedicated to the memory of Professor Ogobara Doumbo (1956-2018). We thank all the study participants and the members of the MalariaGEN Consortial Projects 1 and 3 (https://www.malariagen.net/projects). These MalariaGEN Consortial Projects were supported by Wellcome (WT077383/Z/05/Z) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation through the Foundations of the National Institutes of Health (566) as part of the Grand Challenges in Global Health Initiative. The Resource Centre for Genomic Epidemiology of Malaria is supported by Wellcome (090770/Z/09/Z; 204911/Z/16/Z). This research was supported by the Medical Research Council (G0600718; G0600230; MR/M006212/1). Wellcome also provides core awards to The Wellcome Centre for Human Genetics (203141/Z/16/Z) and the Wellcome Sanger Institute (206194). C.C.A.S. was supported by a Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellowship grant (097364/Z/11/Z). O.K.A. was supported by the European Community under grant agreement LSHPCT-2004-503578 and Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement number 242095. This paper is submitted with the permission of the Director of KEMRI. A.J.M. was supported by an Oxford University Clinical Academic School Transitional Fellowship and a Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellowship reference 106289/Z/14/Z. We thank Will Rayner at the Wellcome Centre for Human genetics, Oxford, for supplying genotyping platform strand files. E.A. received partial funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement number 242095-EVIMalaR and the Central African Network for Tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and Malaria (CANTAM) funded by the European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP). T.N.W. was funded by Senior Fellowships from the Wellcome Trust (076934/Z/05/Z and 091758/Z/10/Z) and through the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement number 242095-EVIMalaR. The KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme is funded through core support from the Wellcome Trust. C.N. is supported through a strategic award to the KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Programme by the Wellcome Trust (084538). Tanzania/KCMC/JMP received funding from MRC grant number (G9901439). The Malawi-Liverpool-Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Programme (MLW) is a Major Overseas Programme of Wellcome. M.M. was funded by a Wellcome Trust Research Leave Fellowship. V.D.M. was funded by Istituto Pasteur-Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, BioMalPar and Evimalar (European Community FP6,FP7). HLA typing was supported by G.M. under Wellcome Trust grant 100956/Z/13/Z. We thank Sarah Peacock and Sarah Maxwell at the Tissue Typing Laboratory, Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge, for their assistance with HLA typing.