About the Authors
- Frances Humby, Michele Bombardieri, Antonio Manzo, Stephen Kelly, Mark C Blades, Costantino Pitzalis
- William Harvey Research Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Charterhouse Square, London, United Kingdom
- Bruce Kirkham
- Department of Rheumatology, Kings College London, Guy's Hospital, St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom
- Jo Spencer
- Division of Infection, Immunity and Inflammatory Diseases, Kings College London, Guy's Hospital, St Thomas Street, London, United Kingdom
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
FH and MB conceived the study design, performed the experiments, interpreted data and wrote the manuscript. AM performed experiments, interpreted data and contributed to methodology and manuscript preparation. SK collected tissue samples. MCB performed tissue transplantation and interpreted data. BK contributed to manuscript preparation. JS contributed to methodology and critically reviewed the manuscript. CP led the team effort as well as the study design, data interpretation and manuscript preparation.