Epiregulin (EREG) variation is associated with susceptibility to tuberculosis
NTT Thuong, TR Hawn, TTH Chau, ND Bang, NTB Yen, GE Thwaites, YY Teo, M Seielstad, M Hibberd, NTN Lan, M Caws, JJ Farrar, SJ Dunstan
Genes and Immunity | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012
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We would like to acknowledge the work of the clinical staff from the Hospital of Tropical Diseases and Pham Ngoc Thach Hospital who initially diagnosed and studied the patients with TBM and PTB. We would like to thank Dr Nguyen Thi Hieu from Hung Vuong Obstetric Hospital and all Vietnamese individuals who were recruited into this study. We also thank Drs Alan Aderem and Marta Janer from the Institute for Systems Biology for advice and Sarah Li for technical assistance. Mtb materials were received as part of NIH, NIAID Contract No. HHSN266200400091C, entitled 'uberculosis Vaccine Testing and Research Materials,' which was awarded to Colorado State University. This work was supported by The Dana Foundation (to TRH, SJD, and JJF), the Burroughs Wellcome Fund [to TRH], the Agency for Science Technology and Research, Singapore, (to MH and MS) and the Wellcome Trust of Great Britain (to MC and JJF).