About the Authors

Robert Clarke, Derrick Bennett, Sarah Lewington, Sarah Parish, Alison Palmer, Sarah Clark, Richard Peto, Rory Collins
Clinical Trial Service Unit, Old Road Campus, Oxford, United Kingdom

Peng Xu, Mark Lathrop
Centre National de Genotypage, Paris, France

Krina Zondervan, Lon Cardon
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Old Road Campus, Oxford, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

robert.clarke@ctsu.ox.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

R. Clarke, P. Xu, D. Bennett, S. Parish, R. Peto, M. Lathrop, and R. Collins conceived and designed the experiments. R. Clarke, P. Xu, D. Bennett, S. Clark, M. Lathrop, and R. Collins performed the experiments. R. Clarke, P. Xu, D. Bennett, S. Lewington, K. Zondervan, S. Parish, A. Palmer, L. Cardon, M. Lathrop, and R. Collins analyzed the data. R. Clarke, P. Xu, R. Peto, M. Lathrop, and R. Collins contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. R. Clarke, P. Xu, D. Bennett, S. Lewington, K. Zondervan, S. Parish, A. Palmer, L. Cardon, R. Peto, M. Lathrop, and R. Collins wrote the paper.