Author affiliations: RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (Carol M. Hamilton, Lisa C. Strader, Joseph G. Pratt, Deborah Maiese, Tabitha Hendershot, Jane A. Hammond, Wayne Huggins, Dean Jackman, Huaqin Pan, Destiney S. Nettles); National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland (Heather A. Junkins, Erin M. Ramos); Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland (Terri H. Beaty); Departments of Medicine, Neurology, Ophthalmology, and Genetics and Genomics, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts (Lindsay A. Farrer); Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts (Lindsay A. Farrer); Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts (Peter Kraft); Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics, Department of Oral Biology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Mary L. Marazita); Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts (Jose M. Ordovas); Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, University of Southern California, Altadena, California (Carlos N. Pato); M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, Texas (Margaret R. Spitz); RTI International, San Diego, California (Diane Wagener); Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (Michelle Williams); Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, Chevy Chase, Maryland (William R. Harlan (retired)); Center for Human Genetics Research, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee (Jonathan Haines); and Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina (Richard K. Kwok, Destiney S. Nettles).
This work was supported by the National Human Genome Research Institute (award U01 HG004597-01).
Guidance is provided to the PhenX project by the PhenX Steering Committee: Jonathan Haines (Chair), William R. Harlan (Vice-Chair), Terri H. Beaty, Lindsay A. Farrer, Peter Kraft, Mary L. Marazita, Jose M. Ordovas, Carlos N. Pato, Erin Ramos, Margaret R. Spitz, Diane Wagener, and Michelle Williams. The PhenX working groups have made key contributions to this project. In particular, the authors acknowledge the expertise and significant contributions of the PhenX working group chairs (to date): Deborah Hasin (Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Substances); Michele Forman (Anthropometrics); Co-Chairs Christine B. Ambrosone and Neil Caporaso (Cancer); Tom Pearson (Cardiovascular); Craig Hanis (Diabetes); Myles Cockburn (Demographics); Lynn Goldman (Environmental Exposures); Jeffery Vance (Neurology); Patrick J. Stover (Nutrition and Dietary Supplements); Co-Chairs James Beck and Bryan Michalowicz (Oral Health); Janey Wiggs (Ocular); Co-Chairs Bill Haskell and Rick Troiano (Physical Activity and Physical Fitness); Co-Chairs Kenneth S. Kendler and Jordan Smoller (Psychiatric); Carol Hogue (Reproductive Health); and Edwin K. Silverman (Respiratory).
The authors thank Dr. Teri Manolio and Dr. Kimberly Tryka for critical review of the manuscript, Michal Zmuda for help with figure design, and August Gering and Laura Small for editorial review.
Conflict of interest: none declared.