About the Authors

Décio L. Eizirik, Thomas Bouckenooghe, Guy Bottu, Giorgia Sisino, Mariana Igoillo-Esteve, Fernanda Ortis, Izortze Santin, Maikel L. Colli, Jenny Barthson, Miriam Cnop
Laboratory of Experimental Medicine, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium

Michael Sammeth
Functional Bioinformatics (FBI), Centre Nacional d'Anàlisi Genòmica (CNAG), Barcelona, Spain

Luc Bouwens
Cell Differentiation Unit, Diabetes Research Centre, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Brussels, Belgium

Linda Hughes, Lorna Gregory, Gerton Lunter, Mark I. McCarthy
Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism (OCDEM), Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

Lorella Marselli, Piero Marchetti
Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Mark I. McCarthy
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

Mark I. McCarthy
Oxford NIHR Biomedical Research Centre, Churchill Hospital, Oxford, United Kingdom

Miriam Cnop
Division of Endocrinology, Erasmus Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DLE MIM MC. Performed the experiments: TB GS MI-E FO IS MLC JB LB LH LG GL LM PM MC. Analyzed the data: DLE MS GB MIM MC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DLE MS LH LG GL LM PM MIM MC. Wrote the paper: DLE MS GB MC.