Journal article

Application of a 5-tiered scheme for standardized classification of 2,360 unique mismatch repair gene variants in the InSiGHT locus-specific database

Bryony A Thompson, Amanda B Spurdle, John-Paul Plazzer, Marc S Greenblatt, Kiwamu Akagi, Fahd Al-Mulla, Bharati Bapat, Inge Bernstein, Gabriel Capella, Johan T den Dunnen, Desiree du Sart, Aurelie Fabre, Michael P Farrell, Susan M Farrington, Ian M Frayling, Thierry Frebourg, David E Goldgar, Christopher D Heinen, Elke Holinski-Feder, Maija Kohonen-Corish Show all

NATURE GENETICS | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2014

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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank all submitters of data to the InSiGHT database (retrospective and prospective), the Colon Cancer Family Registry and the German Hereditary Non-polyposis Colorectal Cancer Consortium for their contributions of unpublished data, acknowledged formally through microattribution. We would also like to acknowledge L. Marquart for providing statistical advice and T. O'Mara for providing advice and assistance with the statistical package R. We are extremely grateful to the Hicks Foundation (Australia) for inaugural support of InSiGHT database curator J.-P.P. Funding for VIC teleconferences was provided by the Cancer Council of Victoria. B.A.T. is supported by a Cancer Council of Queensland PhD scholarship and by a Queensland Institute of Medical Research PhD Top-Up award. A.B.S. is a National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Research Fellow. The work performed by A.B.S. and B.A.T. was additionally supported by Cancer Australia (1010859). M.G. is supported by a grant from the Tuscan Tumor Institute (ITT). J.-P.P. is currently supported by the Royal Melbourne Hospital Foundation. S.V.T., M.S.G., A.B.S., L.J.R. and R.S. are supported by grant 1R01CA164944 from the National Cancer Institute/US National Institutes of Health (NCI/US NIH). G.C. and M.P. were supported by the Ministerio de Ciencia e Innovacion (SAF 12-33636) and by the Fundacion Cient fica de la Asociacion Espanola Contra el Cancer. A.F. is supported by the French National Cancer Institute and by the Institut National du Cancer (INCa) French MMR Committee. S.M.F. is supported by grants from the Association of International Cancer Research (12-1087) and by the Medical Research Council UK (MR/K018647/1). NHS Wales National Institute for Health and Social Care (NIHSCR) funding was provided to I.M.F. via the Cardiff & Vale University Health Board. D.E.G. is supported by funding from Mayo Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant P50CA11620106 (principal investigator J. Ingle). C.D.H. is funded by US NIH grant R01 CA115783-02/CA/NCI. E. H.-F. and M. M. are supported by German Cancer Aid (Deutsche Krebshilfe) and by the Wilhelm Sander Foundation. M.K.-C. is funded by Cancer Institute NSW. S.Y.L. is supported by the Hong Kong Cancer Fund. A. M. is supported by the French National Cancer Institute and by the Direction Generale de l'Offre des Soins (INCa/DGOS). The Sigrid Juselius Foundation funds M. N. Funding for P. P. is provided by the European Research Council (FP7-ERC-232635). L.J.R. is funded by Nordea-Fonden. B.R.-P. is supported by German Cancer Aid. M.O.W. was supported by the Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute (grant 18223).