Funding for this research was provided by:
NIH-NCATS-CTSA (UL1 TR001085)
Received: 22 May 2017
Accepted: 8 January 2018
First Online: 19 January 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by Rikengenesis’s Committee. Since the article is a report of statistical analyses of published data, the need for ethics approval was waived.
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: We have the following interests. The VARIMED database was initially developed at Stanford University, and continues to be developed at Personalis, Inc., the employer of Anil Patwardhan and Richard Chen. Atul Butte is a co-founder and scientific advisor to Personalis, Inc. Takashi Kido is employed by Preferred Networks, Inc., Shinichi Kikuchi by Equity X, Inc., and Naoyuki Kamatani by StaGen, Inc. There are no further patents, products in development, or marketed products to declare.
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