Association of the del443ins54 at the ARMS2 locus in Indian and Australian cohorts with age-related macular degeneration
Inderjeet Kaur, Stuart Cantsilieris, Saritha Katta, Andrea J Richardson, Maria Schache, Rajeev R Pappuru, Raja Narayanan, Annie Mathai, Ajit B Majji, Nicole Tindill, Robyn H Guymer, Subhabrata Chakrabarti, Paul N Baird
Molecular Vision | MOLECULAR VISION | Published : 2013
Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre for Clinical Research Excellence
The authors thank all the Australian and Indian patients and the normal volunteers for their participation and Drs. Nazimul Hussain, Taraprasad Das, Anjli Hussain and Avinash Pathangay for their help in collecting some of the earlier patients' data. RHG and PNB acknowledge an NHMRC Practitioner Award and NHMRC Fellowship, respectively. SK and Stuart Cantsilieris acknowledge a Senior Research Fellowship of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India, and an Australian Postgraduate Award, respectively. CERA receives Operational Infrastructure Support from the Victorian Government, Australia. Grant support: This work was supported by the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund (AISRF) jointly funded through the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India (SC and IK) and the Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR), Government of Australia (PNB and RHG), the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre for Clinical Research Excellence #529923 - Translational Clinical Research in Major Eye Diseases.