Correction to: Nature Genetics, published online 12 March 2018.

In the HTML version of this article initially published, the author groups ‘AFGen Consortium’, ‘Cohorts for Heart and Aging Research in Genomic Epidemiology (CHARGE) Consortium’, ‘International Genomics of Blood Pressure (iGEN-BP) Consortium’, ‘INVENT Consortium’, ‘STARNET’, ‘BioBank Japan Cooperative Hospital Group’, ‘COMPASS Consortium’, ‘EPIC-CVD Consortium’, ‘EPIC-InterAct Consortium’, ‘International Stroke Genetics Consortium (ISGC)’, ‘METASTROKE Consortium’, ‘Neurology Working Group of the CHARGE Consortium’, ‘NINDS Stroke Genetics Network (SiGN)’, ‘UK Young Lacunar DNA Study’ and ‘MEGASTROKE Consortium’ appeared at the end of the author list but should have appeared earlier in the list. In addition, the author group ‘MEGASTROKE Consortium’ was duplicated, and its members were not displayed in the ‘Author information’ section. The errors have been corrected in the HTML version of the article.