About the Authors

Sarah E. Lloyd, Emma G. Maytham, Hirva Pota, Julia Grizenkova, Eleni Molou, James Uphill, Holger Hummerich, Jerome Whitfield, Michael P. Alpers, Simon Mead, John Collinge
MRC Prion Unit, University College London Institute of Neurology, London, United Kingdom

Sarah E. Lloyd, Emma G. Maytham, Hirva Pota, Julia Grizenkova, Eleni Molou, James Uphill, Holger Hummerich, Jerome Whitfield, Michael P. Alpers, Simon Mead, John Collinge
Department of Neurodegenerative Diseases, University College London Institute of Neurology, London, United Kingdom

Jerome Whitfield
Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research, Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

Michael P. Alpers
Centre for International Health, Curtin University, Perth, Australia

Corresponding Author

j.collinge@prion.ucl.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SEL JC. Performed the experiments: SEL EGM HP JG EM JU. Analyzed the data: SEL HH SM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JW MPA. Wrote the paper: SEL JC.