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Increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis among mothers with children who carry DRB1 risk-associated alleles
  1. Giovanna Ibeth Cruz1,
  2. Xiaorong Shao1,
  3. Hong Quach1,
  4. Kimberly A Ho2,
  5. Kirsten Sterba2,
  6. Janelle A Noble3,
  7. Nikolaos A Patsopoulos4,
  8. Michael P Busch5,
  9. Darrell J Triulzi6,
  10. Wendy SW Wong7,
  11. Benjamin D Solomon7,
  12. John E Niederhuber7,
  13. Lindsey A Criswell8,
  14. Lisa F Barcellos9
  1. 1 School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
  2. 2 Department of Medicine, University of San Francisco, Rosalind Russell/Ephraim P. Engleman Rheumatology Research Center, San Francisco, California, USA
  3. 3 Childrens Hospital Oakland Research Institute, Oakland, California, USA
  4. 4 Broad Institute of Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA
  5. 5 Laboratory of Medicine, Blood Systems Research Institute, San Francisco, California, USA
  6. 6 Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Institute for Transfusion Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  7. 7 Division of Medical Genomics, Inova Translational Medicine Institute, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
  8. 8 Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
  9. 9 Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA
  1. Correspondence to Professor Lisa F Barcellos, University of California Berkeley, 324 Stanley Hall, Mail Code 3220, Berkeley, CA 94720-3220, USA; lbarcellos{at}berkeley.edu

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  • Contributors Study design, drafting and interpretation: GIC, LAC, LFB. Data analysis: GIC, XS, NAP. Data collection, revising manuscript and approval to submit: HQ, KAH, KS, JAN, MPB, DJT, WSWW, BDS, JEN.

  • Funding Funding provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) grants R01AI059829, R21AI117879, R01AI065841, F31AI116064; the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program and the Rheumatology Research Foundation’s Health Professional Research Preceptorship award.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval UC San Francisco, UC Berkeley, Inova Health Systems and the Western Institutional Review Board.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors Study design, drafting and interpretation: GIC, LAC, LFB. Data analysis: GIC, XS, NAP. Data collection, revising manuscript and approval to submit: HQ, KAH, KS, JAN, MPB, DJT, WSWW, BDS, JEN.

  • Funding Funding provided by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) grants R01AI059829, R21AI117879, R01AI065841, F31AI116064; the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars Program and the Rheumatology Research Foundation’s Health Professional Research Preceptorship award.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval UC San Francisco, UC Berkeley, Inova Health Systems and the Western Institutional Review Board.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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