ESP Further Acknowledgment Statement

Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC): NHLBI (N01 HC-55015, N01 HC-55016, N01HC-55017, N01 HC-55018, N01 HC-55019, N01 HC-55020, N01 HC-55021); Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS): NHLBI (N01-HC-85239, N01-HC-85079 through N01-HC-85086, N01-HC-35129, N01 HC-15103, N01 HC-55222, N01-HC-75150, N01-HC-45133, and grant HL080295), with additional support from NINDS and from NIA (AG-023629, AG-15928, AG-20098, and AG-027058); Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA): NHLBI (N01-HC95095 & N01-HC48047, N01-HC48048, N01-HC48049, and N01-HC48050); Framingham Heart Study (FHS): NHLBI (N01-HC-25195 and grant R01 NS17950) with additional support from NIA (AG08122 and AG033193); Jackson Heart Study (JHS): NHLBI and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (N01 HC-95170, N01 HC-95171 and N01 HC-95172); Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA): NHLBI (N01-HC-95159 through N01-HC-95169 and RR-024156).

Lung GO:
Cystic Fibrosis (CF): Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (GIBSON07K0, KNOWLE00A0, OBSERV04K0, RDP R026), the NHLBI (R01 HL-068890, R02 HL-095396), NIH National Center for Research Resources (UL1 RR-025014), and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) (5R00 HG-004316). Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPDGene): NHLBI (U01 HL-089897, U01 HL-089856), and the COPD Foundation through contributions made to an Industry Advisory Board comprised of AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, Pfizer, and Sunovian. The COPDGene clinical centers and investigators are available at Acute Lung Injury (ALI): NHLBI (RC2 HL-101779). Lung Health Study (LHS): NHLBI (RC2 HL-066583), the NHGRI (HG-004738), and the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases (HR-46002). Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH): NIH (P50 HL-084946, K23 AR-52742), and the NHLBI (F32 HL-083714). Asthma: NHLBI (RC2 HL-101651), and the NIH (HL-077916, HL-69197, HL-76285, M01 RR-07122).

Siblings with Ischemic Stroke Study (SWISS): National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) (R01 NS039987); Ischemic Stroke Genetics Study (ISGS): NINDS (R01 NS042733)

Women’s Health Initiative (WHI): The WHI Sequencing Project is funded by the NHLBI (HL-102924) as well as the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services through contracts N01WH22110, 24152, 32100-2, 32105-6, 32108-9, 32111-13, 32115, 32118-32119, 32122, 42107-26, 42129-32, and 44221. The authors thank the WHI investigators and staff for their dedication, and the study participants for making the program possible. A full listing of WHI investigators can be found at: