Genetics of Sarcoidosis in African Americans

Institution(s): 
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Approx. Sample Size to be Sequenced: 
650
Populations: 

African American families

Project:

Disease/Phenotype: 

Sarcoidosis

PI: 
Courtney Montgomery
NIH Program Officer: 
Starting Phase: 
Phase 2
Phases Involved: 
2
Phenotype Liaison: 
Short Name: 
Sarcoidosis
Sequencing Center(s) Phase 2: 
Baylor College of Medicine Human Genome Sequencing Center
Type of Sequencing: 
WGS
Sequencing External Funding: 
TOPMed Accession #: 
Sequencing Center(s) Other Phase (specify): 
Northwest Genomics Center
Specify the TOPMed Phase for the Sequencing Center(s) selected above: 
3.5
Description: 

Sarcoidosis patients, their relatives and unrelated controls were typed using whole genome sequencing to identify genetic variants associated with susceptibility, severity and specific disease manifestation.