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Common variants at 12q15 and 12q24 are associated with infant head circumference

H Rob Taal, Beate St Pourcain, Elisabeth Thiering, Shikta Das, Dennis O Mook-Kanamori, Nicole M Warrington, Marika Kaakinen, Eskil Kreiner-Moller, Jonathan P Bradfield, Rachel M Freathy, Frank Geller, Monica Guxens, Diana L Cousminer, Marjan Kerkhof, Nicholas J Timpson, M Arfan Ikram, Lawrence J Beilin, Klaus Bonnelykke, Jessica L Buxton, Pimphen Charoen Show all

Nature Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012

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Funding Acknowledgements

We thank A. Sayers for helpful discussions with respect to the conducted mediation analysis. Major funding for the research in this paper is from the Academy of Finland (project grants 104781, 120315, 129269, 1114194, 134839, 129287 and Center of Excellence in Complex Disease Genetics); Biocentrum Helsinki; Biocenter, University of Oulu, Finland; the British Heart Foundation; the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (grant MOP 82893); The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Institute Development Award); the Cotswold Foundation (Research Development Award); the Darlington Trust; the Dutch Asthma Foundation; the Dutch Ministry of the Environment; Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam; Erasmus University Rotterdam; The European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013), ENGAGE project and grant agreement HEALTH-F4-2007-201413; Exeter National Health Service (NHS) Research and Development; Fundacio La Marato de TV3 (Televisio de Catalunya); Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, the German Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology I, Neuherberg; Instituto de Salud Carlos III (FIS PI081151 and PS09/00432); Institut fur Umweltmedizinische Forschung (IUF) Dusseldorf; Marien-Hospital Wesel; the UK MRC (G0500539, G0600331, PrevMetSyn/Salve/MRC and G0600705); the Municipal Health Service Rotterdam; the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (403981 and 003209); the National Public Health Institute, Helsinki, Finland; the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research and Development (ZonMw) (grants SPI 56-464-14192, 904-61-090, 904-61-193, 912-03-031, 480-04-004 and 400-05-717); the US NHLBI (grant 5R01HL087679-02 through the STAMPEED program (1RL1MH083268-01)); the US NIH (grant 1R01HD056465-01A1); the Peninsula NIHR Clinical Research Facility; the RAINE Medical Research Foundation; the Rotterdam Homecare Foundation; South West NHS Research and Development; Stichting Astmabestrijding; Stichting Trombosedienst & Artsenlaboratorium Rijnmond (STAR) Rotterdam; Technical University Munich; the Telethon Institute for Child Health Research; UFZ-Centre for Environmental Research Leipzig-Halle; University Hospital Oulu, Finland; University of Bristol; University of Leipzig; the Wellcome Trust (project grant GR069224); the Western Australian DNA Bank; the Western Australian Genetic Epidemiology Resource and ZonMW (grant 21000074). Data exchange and deposition has been facilitated by the SIMBioMS platform. Personal funding was provided by the Dutch Kidney Foundation (C08.2251 to H. R. T.), the MRC UK (G0500539, PrevMetSyn and PS0476 to S. Das), a Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowship (Wellcome Trust grant 085541/Z/08/Z to R. M. F.), a MRC New Investigator Award (MRC G0800582 to D. M. E.) and Wellcome Trust 4-year PhD studentships (WT083431MA to J.P.K. and WT088431MA to J.L.B.). I. P. and J.F.-B. are in part supported by the European Community's ENGAGE grant HEALTH-F4-2007-201413, A. T. H. is employed as a core member of the Peninsula NIHR Clinical Research Facility and V.W.V.J. is funded by the Netherlands Organisation for Health Research (ZonMw 90700303 and 916.10159). Detailed acknowledgments by study are given in the Supplementary Note.