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Leducq Sample Set Credits (GAP-JAPAN)

Fondation Leducq Alliance Against Sudden Cardiac Death sample sets:

The dataset that RIKEN has agreed to analyze will include ~300 patients with drug-induced torsades de pointes and ~600 drug-exposed controls without marked QT prolongation. 

The controls and ~100-150 of the cases come from Vanderbilt. 

The remaining samples come from a European/US Trans-Atlantic network funded by the Fondation Leducq.  Leducq Investigators contributing samples in the network include the following:

Vanderbilt University
Dan M. Roden,MD
American Coordinator and Nashville Center Director
Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology
Assistant Vice-Chancellor for Personalized MedicineOates Institute for Experimental Therapeutics
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, Tennessee  37232-0575

University of Miami
Robert J. Myerburg, MD
Professor of Medicine and Physiology
Division of Cardiology
University of Miami,
Miami, FL

University of Nantes
Jean-Jacques Schott, PhD
European Coordinator and Nantes Center Director, Fondation Leducq Alliance Against Sudden Cardiac Death
Senior Research Scientist, I'institut du thorax, INSERM U533
Head of Research Group on molecular genetics, cardiac arrhythmias and valvular heart disease
University of Nantes - Faculté de Médecine, Nantes, France

Academic Medical center Amsterdam
Arthur Wilde, MD, PhD
Professor of Cardiology and head of the
Department of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology
Academic Medical Center
University of Amsterdam
The Netherlands

University of Munich
Stefan Kääb, MD, PhD
Munich Associate Center
Fondation Leducq Alliance Against Sudden Cardiac Death
Head of Research group on cardiogenetics, familial arrhythmia syndromes and sudden cardiac death
Ludwig Maximilian Universität, Munich

University of Munster
Eric Schulz-Bahr, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Cardiology and Angiology
Hospital of the University of Münster, Germany, and
Department of Molecular Cardiology, Leibniz Institute for Arteriosclerosis Research at the University of Münster

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