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Insights into the Genetic Architecture of Early Stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Genome-Wide Association Study Meta-Analysis

Elizabeth G Holliday, Albert V Smith, Belinda K Cornes, Gabrielle HS Buitendijk, Richard A Jensen, Xueling Sim, Thor Aspelund, Tin Aung, Paul N Baird, Eric Boerwinkle, Ching Yu Cheng, Cornelia M van Duijn, Gudny Eiriksdottir, Vilmundur Gudnason, Tamara Harris, Alex W Hewitt, Michael Inouye, Fridbert Jonasson, Barbara EK Klein, Lenore Launer Show all

PLoS One | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2013

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Funding Acknowledgements

Age, Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study has been funded by National Institutes of Health (NIH) contract N01-AG-12100, the NIA and NEI Intramural Research Programs at the National Institutes of Health (ZIAAG007380 and ZIAEY000401), Hjartavernd (the Icelandic Heart Association), and the Althingi (the Icelandic Parliament). The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study is carried out as a collaborative study supported by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute contracts HHSN268201100005C, HHSN268201100006C, HHSN268201100007C, HHSN268201100008C, HHSN268201100009C, HHSN268201100010C, HHSN268201100011C, HHSN268201100012C, R01HL087641, R01HL59367 and R01HL086694; National Human Genome Research Institute contract U01HG004402; and National Institutes of Health contract HHSN268200625226C. Infrastructure was partly supported by Grant Number UL1RR025005, a component of the National Institutes of Health and NIH Roadmap for Medical Research. The Blue Mountains Eye Study was supported by the Australian National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project grants (IDs 974159, 991407, 211069 and 457349) and Centre for Clinical Research Excellence (CCRE) in Translational Clinical Research in Eye Diseases, CCRE in TCR-Eye (ID 529923). The Blue Mountains Eye Study GWAS and genotyping costs were supported by Australian NHMRC project grants (IDs 512423, 475604,529912 and 590204), and the Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom, as part of Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2 (grant IDs 085475/B/08/Z and 085475/08/Z). EGH (631096), PNB (APP1028444) and JJW (358702 and 632909) are supported by the NHMRC fellowship scheme. This CHS research was supported by NHLBI contracts N01-HC-85239, N01-HC-85079 through N01-HC-85086; N01-HC-35129, N01 HC-15103, N01 HC-55222, N01-HC-75150, N01-HC-45133, HHSN268201200036C and NHLBI grants HL080295, HL087652, HL105756 with additional contribution from NINDS. Additional support was provided through AG-023629, AG-15928, AG-20098, and AG-027058 from the NIA. See also http://www.chs-nhlbi.org/pi.htm. DNA handling and genotyping was supported in part by National Center of Advancing Translational Technologies CTSI grant UL1TR000124 and National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases grant DK063491 to the Southern California Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center and Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors' Chair in Medical Genetics (JIR). The GWA database of the Rotterdam Study was funded through the Netherlands Organization of Scientific Research NWO (nr. 175.010.2005.011). The Rotterdam Study is supported by the Erasmus Medical Center and Erasmus University, Rotterdam; the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw), the Research Institute for Diseases in the Elderly (RIDE), the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, the Ministry for Health, Welfare and Sports, the European Commission (DG XII), and the Municipality of Rotterdam. The ophthalmologic part of the Rotterdam Study was supported by Lijf en Leven, Krimpen a/d Lek; MD Fonds, Utrecht.Oogfonds Nederland, Utrecht; Stichting Nederlands Oogheelkundig Onderzoek, Nijmegen/Rotterdam; Swart van Essen, Rotterdam; Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO); Bevordering van Volkskracht, Rotterdam; Blindenhulp, The Hague; Rotterdamse Vereniging Blindenbelangen, Rotterdam; OOG, The Hague; Algemene Nederlandse Vereniging ter Voorkoming van Blindheid, Doorn; Blinden-Penning, Amsterdam; Blindenhulp, 's Gravenzande; Henkes Stichting, Rotterdam; Topcon Europe BV, Capelle aan de IJssel; Medical Workshop BV, Groningen; all in the Netherlands; Heidelberg Engineering, Dossenheim, Germany. The Singapore Indian Eye Study (SINDI) was funded by grants from Biomedical Research Council of Singapore (BMRC 08/1/35/19/550), National Medical Research Council of Singapore (NMRC/STaR/0003/2008 and CG/SERI/2010), and American Health Assistance Foundation, USA. The Singapore BioBank and the Genome Institute of Singapore, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore provided services for tissue archival and genotyping, respectively. The Singapore Malay Eye Study (SiMES) is funded by National Medical Research Council (grants 0796/2003, IRG07nov013, IRG09nov014, STaR/0003/2008 and CG/SERI/2010) and Biomedical Research Council of Singapore (grants 09/1/35/19/616), Singapore and the American Health Assistance Foundation, USA. The Singapore Tissue Network and the Genome Institute of Singapore, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore provided services for tissue archival and genotyping, respectively. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.