About the Authors

Kristjana Einarsdóttir, Keith Humphreys, Juni Palmgren, Arvid Sjölander, Per Hall, Sara Wedrén
Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Kristjana Einarsdóttir, Carine Bonnard, Yuqing Li, Edison T Liu, Jianjun Liu, Sara Wedrén
Population Genetics, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore

Juni Palmgren
Department of Mathematics, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

Mark M Iles
Genetic Epidemiology Division, Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, St James's University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom

Kee Seng Chia, Sara Wedrén
Center for Molecular Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Corresponding Author

liuj3@gis.a-star.edu.sg

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

KE, JL, and SW wrote the article. KE and KH performed the statistical analyses with the assistance of JP, MMI, and AS. CB oversaw the genotyping procedures, and KE assisted with the genotyping. KE and YL selected the polymorphisms. JL and SW coordinated the study. KH, JP, KSC, ETL, PH, JL, and SW contributed to conception and design of the project and critically revised the manuscript. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.