About the Authors
- Bastiaan T Heijmans, Marian Beekman, P. Eline Slagboom
- Department of Molecular Epidemiology, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
- Jeanine J Houwing-Duistermaat
- Department of Medical Statistics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
- Mark R Cobain, Jonathan Powell, Frans van der Ouderaa
- Unilever Corporate Research, Colworth Laboratory, Sharnbrook, Bedford, United Kingdom
- Gerard Jan Blauw, Rudi G. J Westendorp
- Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
GJB, FvdO, RGJW, and PES designed the study. BTH, MB, JJHD RGJW, and PES analyzed the data. GJB enrolled patients. BTH, MB, JJHD, MRC, JP, GJB, FvdO, RGJW, and PES contributed to writing the paper. GJB and PES collected data or did experiments for the study. MB coordinated the shipment of the sera of the individuals in the study to LipoScience for lipoprotein particle size. JP collected and assembled the LDL particle size data via Liposcience.