Journal article

Associations of Candidate Genes to Age-Related Macular Degeneration Among Racial/Ethnic Groups in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Ronald Klein, Xiaohui Li, Jane Z Kuo, Barbara EK Klein, Mary Frances Cotch, Tien Y Wong, Kent D Taylor, Jerome I Rotter

American Journal of Ophthalmology | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2013

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Funding Acknowledgements

The authors have no proprietary or commercial interest in any materials discussed in this article. The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) was supported by contracts N01-HC-95159 through N01-HC-95165 and N01-HC-95169 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, MESA Family was conducted and supported in collaboration with MESA investigators by grants and contracts R01-HL071051, R01-HL071205, R01-HL071250, R01-HL071251, R01-HL071252, R01-HL071258, R01-HL071259, and NIH Intramural Research Award ZIAEY000403. Additional support was provided by NIH grant HL69979 (R.K. and.T.Y.W.) and in part by the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors' Chair in Medical Genetics (J.I.R.). None of the above named sponsors or funding organizations had any role in the design or conduct of this research. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the official views of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; the National Eye Institute; or the National Institutes of Health. Contributions of authors: design of the study (R.K.); conduct of the study (R.K.); collection of data (R.K., M.F.C., PR.); analysis of data (X.L., J.Z.K., K.D.T.); interpretation of the data (J.I.R., X.L., J.Z.K., B.E.K.K., R.K.); manuscript preparation (R.K., B.E.K.K., J:I.R.); manuscript review (XL., J.Z.K., B.E.K.K., M.F.C., T.Y.W., K.D.T., J.I.R.); and manuscript approval (XL., J.Z.K., B.E.K.K., M.F.C., T.Y.W., K.D.T., J.I.R.).