About the Authors

David W. Fardo

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics, University of Kentucky College of Public Health, Lexington, Kentucky, United States of America

Iuliana Ionita-Laza

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Christoph Lange

clange@hsph.harvard.edu

Affiliations Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DWF CL. Performed the experiments: DWF IIL CL. Analyzed the data: DWF IIL CL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DWF IIL CL. Wrote the paper: DWF CL.