About the Authors

Barbara E. Stranger, Stephen B. Montgomery, Antigone S. Dimas, Leopold Parts, Catherine E. Ingle, Magda Sekowska, James Nisbett, Alexandra C. Nica, Claude Beazley, Richard Durbin, Panos Deloukas, Emmanouil T. Dermitzakis
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, United Kingdom

Barbara E. Stranger, Towfique Raj
Department of Medicine, Division of Genetics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Barbara E. Stranger, Alkes Price, Towfique Raj
Program in Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Barbara E. Stranger
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Stephen B. Montgomery, Antigone S. Dimas, Maria Gutierrez-Arcelus, Alexandra C. Nica, Emmanouil T. Dermitzakis
Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, University of Geneva Medical School, Geneva, Switzerland

Stephen B. Montgomery, Antigone S. Dimas, Maria Gutierrez-Arcelus, Alexandra C. Nica, Emmanouil T. Dermitzakis
Institute of Genetics and Genomics in Geneva (iGE3), Geneva, Switzerland

Antigone S. Dimas
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, United Kingdom

Antigone S. Dimas, Oliver Stegle
Max Planck Institute Intelligent Systems and Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology, Tübingen, Germany

George Davey Smith, David Evans
MRC CAiTE centre, School of Social and Community Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

Alkes Price
Department of Epidemiology and Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Towfique Raj
Department of Neurology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

emmanouil.dermitzakis@unige.ch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BES SBM ASD PD ETD. Performed the experiments: CEI MS JN. Analyzed the data: BES SBM ASD LP OS ACN CB TR MG-A. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GDS DE RD AP. Wrote the paper: BES SBM ASD ETD.