Journal article

Polymorphism in the TOMM40 gene modifies the risk of developing sporadic inclusion body myositis and the age of onset of symptoms

FL Mastaglia, A Rojana-udomsart, I James, M Needham, TJ Day, L Kiers, JA Corbett, AM Saunders, MW Lutz, AD Roses

Neuromuscular Disorders | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2013


Awarded by Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) (National Institutes of Health Grant)

Awarded by NIH


Funding Acknowledgements

Data collection and sharing for this project was funded by the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative (ADNI) (National Institutes of Health Grant U01 AG024904). ADNI is funded by the National Institute on Aging, the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering, and through generous contributions from the following: Alzheimer's Association; Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation; BioClinica, Inc.; Biogen Idec Inc.; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Eisai Inc.; Elan Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company; F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd and its affiliated company Genentech, Inc.; GE Healthcare; Innogenetics, N.V.; IXICO Ltd.; Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy Research & Development, LLC.; Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development LLC.; Medpace, Inc.; Merck & Co., Inc.; Meso Scale Diagnostics, LLC.; NeuroRx Research; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Pfizer Inc.; Piramal Imaging; Servier; Synarc Inc.; and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company. The Canadian Institutes of Health Research is providing funds to support ADNI clinical sites in Canada. Private sector contributions are facilitated by the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health ( The grantee organization is the Northern California Institute jor Research and Education, and the study is coordinated by the Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study at the University of California, San Diego. ADNI data are disseminated by the Laboratory for Neuro-Imaging at the University of California, Los Angeles. This research was also supported by NIH Grants P30 AG010129 and K01 AG030514.We thank Dr V. Fabian and Dr. R. Junckerstorff from the Section of Neuropathology, Royal Perth Hospital and the other pathologists who reported the muscle biopsies, and the clinicians who referred patients. Dr A Rojana-udomsart was supported by the Enid and Arthur Home Memorial Scholarship and a University of Western Australia Scholarship for International Research Fees (SIRF). Financial support for the study was provided by Zinfandel and by the Neuromuscular Foundation of Western Australia.