Genome-wide linkage and association mapping identify susceptibility alleles in ABCC4 for Kawasaki disease
Chiea Chuen Khor, Sonia Davila, Chisato Shimizu, Stephanie Sheng, Tomoyo Matsubara, Yasuo Suzuki, Jane W Newburger, Annette Baker, David Burgner, Willemijn Breunis, Taco Kuijpers, Victoria J Wright, Michael Levin, Martin L Hibberd, Jane C Burns
Journal of Medical Genetics | B M J PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2011
Awarded by National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute
We thank all individuals with Kawasaki disease and their families for participating in this study. We thank Wee-Yang Meah, Hong-Boon Toh, Xiaoyin Chen, Khai-Koon Heng, Chang-Hua Wong, Dennis EK Tan, Nicholas JW Tay, Poh-Ling Ng, Sherrina HY Chen, and Sigeeta Rajaram for technical support and expertise. This work supported in part by a grant (HL69413) from the National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute (to JCB), the Raine Medical Research Foundation, the Ada Bartholomew Medical Research Trust, the University of Western Australia, the National Heart Foundation of Australia, and the Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore.