The CHD Exome+ Consortium is a collaboration of 9 studies to identify genetic determinants of coronary heart disease and cardiovascular risk factors. All studies have had a customised version of the Illumina Exome array assayed, with a total of 40,000 coronary disease cases and 45,000 disease-free controls. In addition to two South Asian studies led by the CEU (BRAVE and PROMIS), the consortium includes seven studies of European ancestry participants: Copenhagen City Heart Study, Copenhagen General Population Study, Copenhagen Ischemic Heart Disease Study, EPIC-CVD, MORGAM, PROSPER and WOSCOPS.
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