About the Authors

Leonieke M. E. van Koolwijk, Hans G. Lemij
Glaucoma Service, The Rotterdam Eye Hospital, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Leonieke M. E. van Koolwijk, Wishal D. Ramdas, M. Kamran Ikram, Nomdo M. Jansonius, Najaf Amin, Dominiek D. G. Despriet, Fernando Rivadeneira, Maksim Struchalin, Yurii S. Aulchenko, Monika A. Czudowska, Albert Hofman, Andre G. Uitterlinden, Roger C. W. Wolfs, Johannes R. Vingerling, Caroline C. W. Klaver, Cornelia M. van Duijn
Department of Epidemiology, The Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Wishal D. Ramdas, M. Kamran Ikram, Dominiek D. G. Despriet, Monika A. Czudowska, Roger C. W. Wolfs, Johannes R. Vingerling, Caroline C. W. Klaver
Department of Ophthalmology, The Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

M. Kamran Ikram
Department of Neurology, The Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Nomdo M. Jansonius
Department of Ophthalmology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Francesca Pasutto, André Reis
Institute of Human Genetics, University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

Pirro G. Hysi, Francis Carbonaro, Christopher J. Hammond
Department of Twin Research and Genetic Epidemiology, King's College London, London, United Kingdom

Stuart Macgregor, Grant W. Montgomery
Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia

Sarah F. Janssen, Jacoline B. ten Brink, Paulus T. V. M. de Jong, Arthur A. B. Bergen
Department of Molecular Ophthalmogenetics, The Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience (NIN), Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Alex W. Hewitt, Tien Y. Wong
Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Ananth C. Viswanathan, Paul J. Foster
NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London, United Kingdom

S. Mohsen Hosseini, Andrew D. Paterson
Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada

Jacqueline J. M. Willemse-Assink
Department of Ophthalmology, Amphia Hospital, Breda, The Netherlands

Rogier Kramer
Department of Ophthalmology, Franciscus Hospital, Roosendaal, The Netherlands

Fernando Rivadeneira, Andre G. Uitterlinden
Department of Internal Medicine, The Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Nicole Weisschuh
Molecular Genetics Laboratory, University Eye Hospital, Tübingen, Germany

Matthias Zenkel, Christian Y. Mardin
Department of Ophthalmology, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

Eugen Gramer
University Eye Hospital, Würzburg, Germany

Ulrich Welge-Lüssen
Department of Ophthalmology, Friedrich-Alexander University, Erlangen, Germany

Terri L. Young
Center for Human Genetics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Céline Bellenguez
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, United Kingdom

Peter McGuffin
MRC Social Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Research Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College, London, United Kingdom

Fotis Topouzis
Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, AHEPA Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece

Paul Mitchell, Jie Jin Wang
Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Tien Y. Wong
Singapore National Eye Centre and Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore, Singapore

Tien Y. Wong
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore

Paulus T. V. M. de Jong, Arthur A. B. Bergen
Department of Ophthalmology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Ben A. Oostra
Department of Clinical Genetics, The Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Andrew D. Paterson
Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

David A. Mackey
Lions Eye Institute, University of Western Australia, Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Perth, Australia

Arthur A. B. Bergen
Department of Clinical Genetics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Corresponding Author

c.vanduijn@erasmusmc.nl

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LMEvK NMJ FR AH AGU RCWW PTVMdJ BAO JRV HGL CCWK CMvD. Performed the experiments: LMEvK WDR MKI DDGD JJMW-A RK MAC SFJ NA MS YSA AABB. Analyzed the data: LMEvK WDR CMvD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PGH FC TLY CJH SM AWH GWM TLY DAM SMH ADP ACV CB PMcG PJF FT PM JJW TYW SFJ JBtB PTVMdJ AABB FP NW MZ CYM EG UW-L AR. Wrote the paper: LMEvK WDR CMvD. Contributed to the final version of the manuscript: all authors.