Funding for this research was provided by:
The Rare Disease Foundation
The Arthritis Society – Ross Petty Chair in Pediatric Rheumatology start-up fund
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research and Cassie & Friends Society Scholar Award
BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute IGAP award
Andrew Nord Graduate Student Award in Rheumatology
Cassie & Friends International Postdoctoral Fellowship
Received: 12 May 2019
Accepted: 14 October 2019
First Online: 28 October 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Investigations performed in this study were approved by the Children’s and Women’s Research Ethics Board of the University of British Columbia (H12–00272) and the Leeds (East) Research Ethics Committee (reference number 10/H1307/132). Written informed consent was obtained from the patient, siblings and/or parents. Samples obtained from otherwise healthy children were enrolled to the BCCH BioBank (H13–03111).
: The authors obtained verbal consent for publication from patient and parents.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.