About the Authors

Gil Atzmon, Richard B Lipton, Nir Barzilai
Institute for Aging Research, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Gil Atzmon, Clyde B Schechter, Nir Barzilai
Diabetes Research and Training Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Marielisa Rincon
Department of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Clyde B Schechter
Department of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Clyde B Schechter, Richard B Lipton
Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Alan R Shuldiner
University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the Geriatrics Research and Education Clinical Center, Baltimore Veterans Administration Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Richard B Lipton
Department of Neurology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Aviv Bergman
Department of Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

barzilai@aecom.yu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

NB conceived and designed the experiments. GA, MR, and NB performed the experiments. GA, CBS, ARS, RBL, AB, and NB analyzed the data. GA, MR, CBS, ARS, RBL, AB, and NB contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. GA, MR, CBS, ARS, RBL, AB, and NB wrote the paper.