Funding for this research was provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (R01HL120854, R01HL135625, R00HL129045)
Received: 23 September 2020
Accepted: 6 January 2021
First Online: 22 January 2021
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: University of Washington IRB Committee J reviewed the MESA cohort study and approved it as FWA #00006878. Participants were aware that samples may be used in research and that data may be published. A sample consent form from one of the clinical sites is included in the Additional file InternalRef removed. Written consent for participation was obtained from all participants.
: Not applicable.
: The authors report no potential conflicts of interest, including relevant financial interests, activities, relationships, and affiliations. Dr. Psaty serves on the Steering Committee of the Yale Open Data Access Project funded by Johnson & Johnson.