About the Authors

Svati H. Shah, Neil J. Freedman, Lisheng Zhang, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, Michael H. Sketch Jr, Christopher B. Granger, William E. Kraus
Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Svati H. Shah, David R. Crosslin, Carol Haynes, Jessica Johnson, Sarah Nelson, Jessica J. Connelly, Simon G. Gregory, Elizabeth R. Hauser
Center for Human Genetics, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

David H. Stone
Department of Surgery, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Liyong Wang, Jeffery Vance, Pascal J. Goldschmidt-Clermont
Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, United States of America

Michael Muehlbauer, Christopher B. Newgard
Sarah W. Stedman Center for Nutrition and Metabolism at Duke, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Geoffrey S. Ginsburg
Duke Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

David C. Crossman
University of Sheffield School of Medicine, Sheffield, United Kingdom

Christopher J. H. Jones
The Wales Heart Research Institute, Cardiff, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

svati.shah@duke.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SHS NJF LZ DHS LW JJC GSG DCC CJHJ JV CBG SGG PJGC WEK ERH. Performed the experiments: SHS NJF LZ DRC DHS CH JJ SN LW MM CBN. Analyzed the data: SHS NJF LZ DRC CH JJ SN LW JJC MM SGG ERH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SHS NJF MM DCC MHSJ. Wrote the paper: SHS NJF DRC DHS CH SN LW JJC GSG CBG CBN PJGC WEK ERH.