Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (K12 HD055884)
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (K23 AR059763, T32 AR007611, R21 AR068035, R01 AR073270)
U.S. National Library of Medicine (R21LM012615)
National Institutes of Health (P30 AR072579)
NIH (UL1 TR001422)
Scleroderma Research Foundation (Hinchcliff)
Received: 4 September 2019
Accepted: 6 February 2020
First Online: 14 March 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Research partners provided written informed consent in accordance with the Declaration of Helsinki Protocols and Northwestern University Institutional Review Board guidelines (STU00004428).
: Not applicable.
: Monique Hinchcliff has received grant support from an NIH Small Business Innovative Research grant for her work identifying genomic SSc biomarkers.