Journal article

Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies novel multiple sclerosis susceptibility loci

Nikolaos A Patsopoulos, Paul IW de Bakker

Annals of Neurology | WILEY | Published : 2011


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Funding Acknowledgements

Philip L. De Jager is a Harry Weaver Neuroscience Scholar Award Recipient of the National MS Society. This project was also supported in part by R01 NS067305 and RC2 NS070340 from NIH, Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia, John T. Reid Charitable Trusts, Trish MS Research Foundation, and the Australian Research Council, under the Linkage Projects Scheme (LP0776744).We thank the subjects with MS who have generously donated DNA samples for theses studies; individuals with MS in Australia and New Zealand for supporting this research; J. Wright and C. Remediakis for expediting this research; the International MS Genetics Consortium for the use of genotype data; and the Myocardial Infarction Genetics Consortium (MIGen) study for the use of their genotype data as control data in our study. The MIGen study was funded by the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's STAMPEED genomics research program and a grant from the National Center for Research Resources. We acknowledge use of genotype data from the British 1958 Birth Cohort DNA collection, funded by the Medical Research Council grant G0000934 and the Wellcome Trust grant 068545/Z/02.