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STrengthening the REporting of Genetic Association Studies (STREGA)— An Extension of the STROBE Statement

  • Julian Little mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: jlittle@uottawa.ca

    Affiliations: Canada Research Chair in Human Genome Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Julian P.T Higgins,

    Affiliation: MRC Biostatistics Unit, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • John P.A Ioannidis,

    Affiliation: Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of Ioannina, Ioannina, Greece; and Center for Genetic Epidemiology and Modeling, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • David Moher,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • France Gagnon,

    Affiliation: CIHR New Investigator and Canada Research Chair in Genetic Epidemiology, University of Toronto, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Erik von Elm,

    Affiliation: Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland; and German Cochrane Centre, Department of Medical Biometry and Medical Informatics, University Medical Centre, Freiburg, Germany

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  • Muin J Khoury,

    Affiliation: National Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Barbara Cohen,

    Affiliation: former Senior Editor, Public Library of Science, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • George Davey-Smith,

    Affiliation: MRC Centre for Causal Analyses in Translational Epidemiology, Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • Jeremy Grimshaw,

    Affiliation: Canada Research Chair in Health Knowledge Transfer and Uptake, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Paul Scheet,

    Affiliation: University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Epidemiology, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • Marta Gwinn,

    Affiliation: National Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Robin E Williamson,

    Affiliation: Deputy Editor, American Journal of Human Genetics, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Guang Yong Zou,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada; and Robarts Clinical Trials, Robarts Research Institute, London, Ontario, Canada

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  • Kim Hutchings,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Candice Y Johnson,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Valerie Tait,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Miriam Wiens,

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Jean Golding,

    Affiliation: Editor, Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, Bristol, United Kingdom

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  • Cornelia van Duijn,

    Affiliation: Editor, European Journal of Epidemiology, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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  • John McLaughlin,

    Affiliation: Cancer Care Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; and Prosserman Centre for Health Research at the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Andrew Paterson,

    Affiliation: Canada Research Chair in Genetics of Complex Diseases, Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • George Wells,

    Affiliation: Director, Cardiovascular Research Methods Centre, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Isabel Fortier,

    Affiliation: Genome Quebec & P3G Observatory, McGill University and Genome Quebec Innovation Center, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Matthew Freedman,

    Affiliation: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Maja Zecevic,

    Affiliation: Senior Editor, Lancet, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Richard King,

    Affiliation: former Editor, Genetics in Medicine, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

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  • Claire Infante-Rivard,

    Affiliation: Canada Research Chair-James McGill Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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  • Alex Stewart,

    Affiliation: University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Nick Birkett

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

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  • Published: February 03, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000022

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