About the Authors

Paul F. O’Reilly

paul.oreilly@imperial.ac.uk (PFO); l.coin@imperial.ac.uk (LJMC)

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Clive J. Hoggart

Affiliation Department of Pedeatrics, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Yotsawat Pomyen

Affiliations Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, Translational Research Unit, Chulabhorn Research Institute, Bangkok, Thailand

Federico C. F. Calboli

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Paul Elliott

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Marjo-Riitta Jarvelin

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, MRC-HPA Centre for Environment and Health, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland, National Institute of Health and Welfare, Oulu, Finland

Lachlan J. M. Coin

paul.oreilly@imperial.ac.uk (PFO); l.coin@imperial.ac.uk (LJMC)

Affiliation Department of Genomics of Common Disease, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PFO LJMC. Performed the experiments: PFO CJH YP LJMC. Analyzed the data: PFO CJH YP LJMC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PE MRJ. Wrote the paper: PFO LJMC. Designed the software used in the analysis: PFO CJH YP FCC LJMC.