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Genome-wide association analyses identify three new susceptibility loci for primary angle closure glaucoma

Eranga N Vithana, Chiea-Chuen Khor, Chunyan Qiao, Monisha E Nongpiur, Ronnie George, Li-Jia Chen, Do Tan, Khaled K Abu-Amero, Chor Kai Huang, Sancy Low, Liza-Sharmini A Tajudin, Shamira A Perera, Ching-Yu Cheng, Liang Xu, Hongyan Jia, Ching-Lin Ho, Kar Seng Sim, Ren-Yi Wu, Clement CY Tham, Paul TK Chew Show all

NATURE GENETICS | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012

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Awarded by National Medical Research Council, Singapore


Awarded by Biomedical Research Council, Singapore


Awarded by Beijing Municipal Natural Science Foundation


Awarded by Key Project of the Beijing Municipal Natural Science Foundation


Awarded by Key Project of the National Natural Science Foundation of China


Funding Acknowledgements

The authors thank all individuals with PACG and controls who have participated in this genetic study. We thank the following for contribution of cases and controls: J. Chua, D. Goh, R. Husain, N. Amerasinghe and A. Narayanaswamy of the Singapore National Eye Centre/Singapore Eye Research Institute; L.H. Thean, C. Aquino, C. Sng and A. Tan of the National University Hospital, Singapore; B.-A. Lim and L. Yip of Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Singapore; and Y. Liang, S. Li, X. Duan, F. Wang, X. Yang, Q. Zhou and X. Yang of the Handan Eye Study, China. The authors would also like to thank C. Chakarova, P. Ostergaard, S. Jeffery, H.J. Cordell, P.T. Khaw, D.F. Garway-Heath, A.C. Viswanathan, W.-Y. Meah, S. Chen, D. Venkataraman, L.-W. Koh, X.Y. Ng, H.-B. Toh, K.-K. Heng and X.Y. Chen for administrative, technical and genotyping support. This work was supported by grants from the National Medical Research Council, Singapore (NMRC/TCR/002-SERI/2008 (R626/47/2008TCR), CSA R613/34/2008, NMRC 0796/2003 and STaR/0003/2008), the National Research Foundation of Singapore, the Biomedical Research Council, Singapore (BMRC 09/1/35/19/616 and 08/1/35/19/550), Genome Institute of Singapore Intramural funding, the Beijing Municipal Natural Science Foundation (7102036), the Key Project of the Beijing Municipal Natural Science Foundation (7081001) and the Key Project of the National Natural Science Foundation of China (81030016).