About the Authors

Guillaume Paré, Paul M. Ridker, Lynda Rose, Daniel I. Chasman
Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Guillaume Paré, Paul M. Ridker, Lynda Rose, Daniel I. Chasman
Donald W. Reynolds Center for Cardiovascular Research, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Guillaume Paré
McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada

Maja Barbalic
Human Genetics Center and Institute of Molecular Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Josée Dupuis, Emelia J. Benjamin
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's and Boston University's Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts, United States of America

Josée Dupuis
Department of Biostatistics, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Abbas Dehghan
Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Abbas Dehghan
The Netherlands Consortium on Healthy Aging (NCHA), Leiden, The Netherlands

Joshua C. Bis
Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Emelia J. Benjamin
Section of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Emelia J. Benjamin
Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Dov Shiffman
Celera, Alameda, California, United States of America

Alexander N. Parker
Amgen, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

pareg@McMaster.ca

Competing Interests

DS is an employee of Celera.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GP PMR ANP DIC. Performed the experiments: GP ANP DIC. Analyzed the data: GP LR MB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GP PMR MB JD AD JCB EJB DS ANP DIC. Wrote the paper: GP.