About the Authors
- Andrea S Foulkes, Elaine Puleo
- School of Public Health and Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States of America
- David A Wohl
- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States of America
- Ian Frank, Stephanie Restine, Megan L Wolfe, Pablo Tebas, Muredach P Reilly
- School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
- Michael P Dube
- Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
ASF, DAW, IF, MPD, PT, and MPR designed the study. ASF and EP performed statistical analysis of the data. MPD enrolled patients. ASF, DAW, IF, MPD, PT, and MPR contributed to writing the paper. ASF, IF and MPR were coauthors of a successful grant application that secured funds to support the data analysis. SR and MLW developed assays for the SNP genotyping, performed the SNP genotyping experiments for the study, and analyzed the resulting scatterplots.