About the Authors

Ryo Suzuki, Heather A. Ferris, C. Ronald Kahn
Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Melissa J. Chee, Eleftheria Maratos-Flier
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

c.ronald.kahn@joslin.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: CRK EMF. Performed the experiments: RS HAF MJC. Analyzed the data: RS HAF MJC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CRK EMF. Wrote the paper: RS HAF.