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Genome-Wide Meta-Analysis of Myopia and Hyperopia Provides Evidence for Replication of 11 Loci

Claire L Simpson, Robert Wojciechowski, Konrad Oexle, Federico Murgia, Laura Portas, Xiaohui Li, Virginie JM Verhoeven, Veronique Vitart, Maria Schache, S Mohsen Hosseini, Pirro G Hysi, Leslie J Raffel, Mary Frances Cotch, Emily Chew, Barbara EK Klein, Ronald Klein, Tien Yin Wong, Cornelia M Van Duijn, Paul Mitchell, Seang Mei Saw Show all

PLoS ONE | PUBLIC LIBRARY SCIENCE | Published : 2014

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Funding Acknowledgements

This work was funded in part by the Intramural Research Program of the National Human Genome Research Institute (JEBW, RW, CLS) and the National Eye Institute (MFC, EC), National Institutes of Health, and NIH R01EY020483 (DS, TM, JEBW). The KORA Study is supported by funds from Helmholtz Center Munich and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and MESA SNP Health Association Resource (SHARe) is conducted and supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) in collaboration with MESA investigators. Support is provided by grants and contracts N01 HC-95159, N01-HC-95160, N01-HC-95161, N01-HC-95162, N01-HC-95163, N01-HC-95164, N01-HC-95165, N01-HC-95166, N01-HC-95167, N01-HC-95168, N01-HC-95169 and RR-024156. Funding for SHARe genotyping was provided by NHLBI Contract N02-HL-6-4278. Funding for the collection of refractive error data was supported by the Intramural Research Program of the National Eye Institute (ZIAEY000403). Support was also provided by the National Center for Research Resources, Grant UL1RR033176, and is now at the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, Grant UL1TR000124. The Blue Mountains Eye Study was supported by the Australian National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) project grants (IDs 974159, 991407, 211069 and 457349) and Centre for Clinical Research Excellence (CCRE) in Translational Clinical Research in Eye Diseases, CCRE in TCR-Eye (ID 529923). The Blue Mountains Eye Study GWAS and genotyping costs were supported by Australian NHMRC project grants (IDs 512423, 475604, 529912 and 590204), and the Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom, as part of Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium 2 (grant IDs 085475/B/08/Z and 085475/08/Z). EGH (631096), PNB (1028444) and JJW (358702 and 632909) are supported by the NHMRC fellowship scheme. The Centre for Eye Research Australia receives Operational Infrastructure Support from the Victorian government. OGP-Talana was supported by grants from the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) no. 5571/DSPAR/2002 and (FIRB) D. M no. 718/Ric/2005. The DCCT Research Group is sponsored through research contracts from the National Institute of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK, N01-DK-6-2204, R01-DK-077510) and the National Institutes of Health. ADP holds a Canada Research Chair in the Genetics of Complex Diseases. The Rotterdam Study and ERF were supported by the Netherlands Organisation of Scientific Research (NWO) (Vidi 91796357); Erasmus Medical Center and Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZonMw); UitZicht; the Research Institute for Diseases in the Elderly; the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science; the Ministry for Health, Welfare and Sports; the European Commission (DG XII); the Municipality of Rotterdam; the Netherlands Genomics Initiative/NWO; Center for Medical Systems Biology of NGI; Lijf en Leven; M. D. Fonds; Henkes Stichting; Stichting Nederlands Oogheelkundig Onderzoek; Swart van Essen; Bevordering van Volkskracht; Blindenhulp; Landelijke Stichting voor Blinden en Slechtzienden; Rotterdamse Vereniging voor Blindenbelangen; OOG; Algemene Nederlandse Vereniging ter Voorkoming van Blindheid; the Rotterdam Eye Hospital Research Foundation; and Topcon Europe.The Croatian studies were funded by grants from the Medical Research Council (United Kingdom), from the Republic of Croatia Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (108-1080315-0302). The authors acknowledge the Wellcome Trust Clinical facility (Edinburgh) for the genotyping of the CROATIA-Vis study, an EU framework 6 project EUROSPAN (contract no LSHG-CT-2006-018947) for the genotyping of the CROATIA-Korcula study that was performed at the Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen (Munich, Germany). ORCADES was supported by the Chief Scientist Office of the Scottish Government, the Royal Society, the Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit and the European Union framework program 6 EUROSPAN project (contract no. LSHG-CT-2006-018947). The authors acknowledge the Wellcome Trust Clinical facility (Edinburgh) for DNA extraction for the ORCADES study and Peter Lichner and the Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen genotyping staff (Munich, Germany) for genotyping. The GWAS of the 1958 British birth cohort was funded by the Wellcome Trust. This work was carried out at the UCL Institutes of Child Health and Institutes of Ophthalmology which also receive funding from the NIHR Biomedical Research Centres in Child Health and Ophthalmology respectively. The Wisconsin Epidemiologic Study of Diabetic Retinopathy was funded by NIH grant R01EY016379. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.