About the Authors

Patrick Danoy, Karena Pryce, Johanna Hadler, Linda A. Bradbury, Matthew A. Brown
The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, Brisbane, Australia

Claire Farrar, Jennifer Pointon, B. Paul Wordsworth, Matthew A. Brown
University of Oxford Institute of Musculoskeletal Sciences and NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, United Kingdom

Michael Ward
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Michael Weisman
Department of Medicine/Rheumatology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

John D. Reveille
Rheumatology and Clinical Immunogenetics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Millicent A. Stone
University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

Walter P. Maksymowych
The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Proton Rahman
Memorial University, St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada

Dafna Gladman, Robert D. Inman
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Corresponding Author


Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PD MAB. Performed the experiments: KP JH MAB. Analyzed the data: MAB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PD LAB CF JP MW MW JDR BPW MAS WPM PR DG RDI. Wrote the paper: PD MAB.