Journal article

Genome-Wide Association Studies of Asthma in Population-Based Cohorts Confirm Known and Suggested Loci and Identify an Additional Association near HLA

Adaikalavan Ramasamy, Mikko Kuokkanen, Sailaja Vedantam, Zofia K Gajdos, Alexessander Couto Alves, Helen N Lyon, Manuel AR Ferreira, David P Strachan, Jing Hua Zhao, Michael J Abramson, Matthew A Brown, Lachlan Coin, Shyamali C Dharmage, David L Duffy, Tari Haahtela, Andrew C Heath, Christer Janson, Mika Kahonen, Kay-Tee Khaw, Jaana Laitinen Show all

PLoS One | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2012

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Funding Acknowledgements

Please see Supplementary Methods S1 for the details of the many charities, governmental bodies and scientific funding organisations that supported the study recruitment, phenotyping, DNA collection and genotyping for the studies involved in the discovery stage (Stage1) and replication stage (Stage2). The personal research funding supports are listed as follows: AR was supported through the European Commission (through project GABRIEL - contract #018996 under the Integrated Program LSH-2004-1.2.5-1) and the Department of Health, UK. ACA was funded by the European Commission, Framework 7 (grant #223367). The National Health and Medical Research Council, Australia (NHMRC) supported MARF through a project grant (#613627), MAB via a Principal Research Fellowship (#455836) and SCD, DLD, NGM, MCM and GWM via a fellowship scheme. AP acknowledges funding from The Academy of Finland Center of Excellence in Complex Disease Genetics (#213506 and 129680), the Wellcome Trust (#089062), the European Community's Framework 7 Programme and the ENGAGE Consortium (#201413). The Academy of Finland supported EW (#129287, #134839) and VS (#129494, #139635). JE was supported through Academy of Finland, Samfundet Folkhalsan, Finnish Diabetes Research Foundation, Finska Lakaresallskapet, Finnish Foundation for Cardiovascular Research; Yrjo Jahnsson Foundation and Foundation Liv och Halsa. TL was supported by Foundation of the Finnish Anti-Tuberculosis and Allergy Associations. M-RJ has received financial support from the Academy of Finland, Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu and National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) - National Institutes of Health (#5R01HL087679-02 through the STAMPEED program 1RL1MH083268-01). JNH was supported by a grant from the American Asthma Foundation for analysis of Framingham SHARe data for association with asthma. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.