Replicated Association Between an IL28B Gene Variant and a Sustained Response to Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin
Jeanette J McCarthy, Josephine H Li, Alexander Thompson, Sunil Suchindran, Xiang Qian Lao, Keyur Patel, Hans L Tillmann, Andrew J Muir, John G McHutchison
Gastroenterology | W B SAUNDERS CO-ELSEVIER INC | Published : 2010
Awarded by National Center for Research Resources, National Institutes of Health
These authors disclose the following: Drs Thompson and McHutchison are co-inventors with Schering Plough on a patent application on the original finding of rs12979860 association with pegylated interferon and ribavirin treatment response in HCV infection; Drs McHutchison and Muir have received research funding from and acted in an advisory capacity for Schering Plough. The remaining authors disclose no conflicts.This study was funded in part by a generous grant from the David H. Murdock Institute for Business and Culture via the M.U.R.D.O.C.K. Study and award 1 UL<INF>1</INF> RR024128-01 from the National Center for Research Resources, a component of the National Institutes of Health and National Institutes of Health Roadmap for Medical Research, and its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official view of National Center for Research Resources or the National Institutes of Health. Dr Thompson received funding support from the Duke Clinical Research Institute, a generous research gift from the Richard B. Boebel Family Fund, the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, and the Gastroenterology Society of Australia.