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In addition to Young, coauthors include Khanh-Nhat Tran-Viet, Caldwell Powell and Erica Nading of Duke; Yi-Ju Li of Duke, Duke-NUS and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at the National University of Singapore (NUS); Steven Rose and Thomas Klemm of Duke-NUS; Veluchamy A. Barathi of Duke-NUS, Singapore Eye Research Institute and Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at NUS; Candace Ho of the Singapore Eye Research Institute; Sebastian Maurer-Stroh of the Agency for Science Technology and Research and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore; Vincent Soler of the Université Paul Sabatier in France; Tammy Yanovitch of the University of Oklahoma/Dean McGee Eye Institute; Georg Schneider of the Agency for Science Technology and Research in Singapore and Institute of Science and Technology Austria; Ravikanth Metlapally of the University of California, Berkeley; Seang-Mei Saw of the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at NUS; and Liang Goh of Duke-NUS and the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at NUS.
The research was supported by the National Institutes of Health (R01 EY014685), the Lew Wasserman Award from Research to Prevent Blindness Inc., a Duke-NUS core grant, the Toulouse Hospital Young Researcher Fellowship, the Fondation pour la Recherche Médicale, Fondation de France and the National Medical Research Council of Singapore.
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