About the Authors

Martin Tegenthoff

Affiliation Department of Neurology, Ruhr-University Bochum, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany

Patrick Ragert

Affiliations Department of Neurology, Ruhr-University Bochum, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany, Institute for Neuroinformatics, Department of Theoretical Biology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany, International Graduate School of Neuroscience, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Burkhard Pleger

¤ Current address: Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, London, United Kingdom

Affiliation Department of Neurology, Ruhr-University Bochum, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany

Peter Schwenkreis

Affiliation Department of Neurology, Ruhr-University Bochum, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany

Ann-Freya Förster

Affiliation Department of Radiology, Ruhr-University Bochum, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany

Volker Nicolas

Affiliation Department of Radiology, Ruhr-University Bochum, BG-Kliniken Bergmannsheil, Bochum, Germany

Hubert R Dinse

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: hubert.dinse@neuroinformatik.rub.de

Affiliation Institute for Neuroinformatics, Department of Theoretical Biology, Ruhr-University Bochum, Bochum, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

MT, PR, BP, and HRD conceived and designed the experiments. PR, BP, and AFF performed the experiments. PR, BP, AFF, and HRD analyzed the data. MT, PR, BP, PS, AFF, VN, and HRD contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. MT, PR, BP and HRD wrote the paper.