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Four Novel Loci (19q13, 6q24, 12q24, and 5q14) Influence the Microcirculation In Vivo

M Kamran Ikram, Sim Xueling, Richard A Jensen, Mary Frances Cotch, Alex W Hewitt, M Arfan Ikram, Jie Jin Wang, Ronald Klein, Barbara EK Klein, Monique MB Breteler, Ning Cheung, Gerald Liew, Paul Mitchell, Andre G Uitterlinden, Fernando Rivadeneira, Albert Hofman, Paulus TVM de Jong, Cornelia M van Duijn, Linda Kao, Ching-Yu Cheng Show all

PLoS Genetics | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2010


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Funding Acknowledgements

Age Gene/Environment Susceptibility - Reykjavik Study: Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility - Reykjavik Study received funding from the Intramural Research Program of the National Institute on Aging (Z01AG007380, NIH contract N01-AG-12100) and the National Eye Institute (Z01EY000401) at the National Institutes of Health, Hjartavernd (the Icelandic Heart Association), and the Althingi (the Icelandic Parliament). Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities is supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute contracts N01-HC-55015, N01-HC-55016, N01-HC-55018, N01-HC-55019, N01-HC-55020, N01-HC-55021, N01-HC-55022, and R01HL087641; National Human Genome Research Institute award U01HG004402; NIH Intramural Research award Z01EY000426 from the National Eye Institute; and National Institutes of Health contract HHSN268200625226C. Infrastructure was partly supported by Grant Number UL1RR025005, a component of the National Institutes of Health and NIH Roadmap for Medical Research. Cardiovascular Health Study: The CHS research reported in this article was supported by contract numbers N01-HC-85079 through N01-HC-85086, N01-HC-35129, N01 HC-15103, N01 HC-55222, N01-HC-75150, N01-HC-45133, grant numbers U01 HL080295 and R01 HL087652 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, with additional contribution from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. DNA handling and genotyping was supported in part by National Center for Research Resources grant M01RR00069 to the Cedars-Sinai General Clinical Research Center Genotyping core and National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases grant DK063491 to the Southern California Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center. Additional support included the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Training Grant T32HL007902 (RAJ). Rotterdam Study: The GWA database of the Rotterdam Study was funded through the Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research NWO (no. 175.010.2005.011). This study was further supported by the Netherlands Genomics Initiative (NGI)/Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) project nr. 050-060-810. We thank Dr. Michael Moorhouse, Pascal Arp, and Mila Jhamai for their help in creating the database. The Rotterdam Study is supported by the Erasmus Medical Center and Erasmus University, Rotterdam; the Netherlands Organization for scientific research (NWO); the Netherlands Organization for the Health Research and Development (ZonMw); The Research Institute for Diseases in the Elderly (RIDE); the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Science; the Ministry for Health, Welfare, and Sports; The European commission (DG XII); and the Municipality of Rotterdam. The ophthalmic part of the Rotterdam Study was supported by Lijf en Leven, Krimpen a/d Lek; MD Fonds, Utrecht. Oogfonds Nederland, Utrecht; Stichting Nederlands Oogheelkundig Onderzoek, Nijmegen/Rotterdam; Swart van Essen, Rotterdam; Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO); Bevordering van Volkskracht, Rotterdam; Blindenhulp, The Hague; Rotterdamse Vereniging Blindenbelangen, Rotterdam; OOG, The Hague; Algemene Nederlandse Vereniging ter Voorkoming van Blindheid, Doorn; Blinden-Penning, Amsterdam; Blindenhulp, Gravenzande; Henkes Stichting, Rotterdam; Topcon Europe BV, Capelle aan de IJssel; Medical Workshop BV, Groningen; all in the Netherlands; Heidelberg Engineering, Dossenheim, Germany.Australian Twins Study: The Australian Twin Registry is supported by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Enaling Grant (2004-2009). We also thank the following organisations for their financial support: Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust, Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia, Glaucoma Australia, American Health Assistance Foundation, Peggy and Leslie Cranbourne Foundation, Foundation for Children, NHMRC project grant (2005-2007), Jack Brockhoff Foundation, NEI Project Grant (2007-2010).