Journal article

Genetic Variants near PDGFRA Are Associated with Corneal Curvature in Australians

Aniket Mishra, Seyhan Yazar, Alex W Hewitt, Jenny A Mountain, Wei Ang, Craig E Pennell, Nicholas G Martin, Grant W Montgomery, Christopher J Hammond, Terri L Young, Stuart Macgregor, David A Mackey

Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science | ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC | Published : 2012


Awarded by National Institute for Health Research

Funding Acknowledgements

Supported by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Enabling Grant 2004-2009 (Australian Twin Registry). Genotyping for part of the Australian sample: NHMRC Medical Genomics Grant; genotyping for the remainder: National Institutes of Health (NIH, Bethesda, Maryland) and Centre for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) as part of an NIH/National Eye Institute (NEI) Grant 1RO1EY018246; NIH/NEI Grant 1RO1EY018246, and NIH/CIDR genotyping project grant (PI: T. Young). Australian NHMRC Career Development Awards (AWH, SM). Ophthalmic Examination of the Twins: Clifford Craig Medical Research Trust, Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia (ORIA), American Health Assistance Foundation (AHAF), Peggy and Leslie Cranbourne Foundation, Foundation for Children, National Health andMedical Research Foundation Project Grant 350415 (2005-2007), Jack Brockhoff Foundation, and the Pfizer Australia Senior Research Fellowship (DAM). Core management of the Raine Study: The University of Western Australia (UWA), The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Raine Medical Research Foundation, UWA Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, Women's and Infant's Research Foundation and Curtin University. Genotyping: NHMRC Project Grant 572613. Raine Eye Health Study: NHMRC Grant 1021105, Lions Eye Institute, the Australian Foundation for the Prevention of Blindness, and Alcon Research Institute.