Natural history of HFE simple heterozygosity for C282Y and H63D: A prospective 12-year study
Sophie G Zaloumis, Katrina J Allen, Nadine A Bertalli, Lidija Turkovic, Martin B Delatycki, Amanda J Nicoll, Christine E McLaren, Dallas R English, John L Hopper, Graham G Giles, Gregory J Anderson, John K Olynyk, Lawrie W Powell, Lyle C Gurrin
Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology | WILEY | Published : 2015
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Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC; Australia)
This study was funded by the National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases (US) (1 RO1 DK061885-01 A2), and National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC; Australia) (Grants no. 251668, 209057). Cohort recruitment was funded by VicHealth and The Cancer Council Victoria. The NHMRC provided funding for the following authors: L. C. G. and K. J. A. (Career Development Fellowship), M. B. D. and J. K. O. (Practitioner Fellowship), Prof. Melissa C. Southey and G. J. A. (Senior Research Fellowship), and J. L. H. (Australia Fellowship). Dr Sue Forrest from the Australian Genome Research Facility, Melbourne, supervised HFE genotyping of the cohort samples performed at the Australian Genome Research Facility. Andrea A. Tesoriero with Prof. Melissa C. Southey supervised DNA extraction. Ashley Fletcher provided assistance with study coordination and sample retrieval. This study was made possible by the contribution of many people, including the original investigators and the diligent team who recruited the participants and who continue working on follow-up. Finally, we would like to express our gratitude to the many thousands of Melbourne residents who continue to participate in the study.