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HLA alleles in British Caucasians with mucous membrane pemphigoid

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Funding

From anonymous donors to John Dart’s undesignated research funds, through a Grant from the Moorfields Eye Hospital Special Trustees MEH Special Trustees Reference ST 11 11 B and from the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre for Ophthalmology, Major Award to support translational research initiatives (Ref.: BMRC 045). Part of J.D. salary is funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre at the Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology.

MMP Study Group 2009

Moorfields Eye Hospital, London: Debbie Booth, Elaina Reid, Nicole Carnt, Stefano Gugliemetti, Vijay Shanmuganathan, Martin Watson, Valerie Saw, Mark Wilkins, Vicky McCudden, Saj Ahmad,Catey Bunce. The UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London: Virginia Calder, Waseem Naushin, Beverly Scott.Guys and Thomas’s Hospital, London: Stephen Challacombe, Mike Gleeson, Sarah Ali, William Gage. Epivision (Ophthalmic Epidemiology Consultants), Penn, UK: Darwin Minassian. The Royal National ENT Hospital, London: Valerie Lund, Guri Sandhu.

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  1. The Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid Study Group 2009-14

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  1. Department of Dermatology, University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany

    • F. Hübner
    • , A. Recke
    • , D. Zillikens
    •  & E. Schmidt
  2. Guy’s and St Thomas’s NHS Foundation Trust and King’s College London, London, UK

    • J. Setterfield
  3. The Lübeck Institut of Experimental Dermatology (LIED), University of Lübeck, Lübeck, Germany

    • E. Schmidt
    •  & S. Ibrahim
  4. National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, London, UK

    • J. Dart

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