About the Authors

Vivekanandhan Aravindhan, Viswanathan Mohan, Jayagopi Surendar, Maradana Muralidhara Rao, Mohan Deepa, Ramanujam Rajagopalan
Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India

Viswanathan Mohan
Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialties Centre, Chennai, India

Nathella Pavankumar, Subash Babu
National Institutes of Health-International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India

Vasanthapuram Kumaraswami
Tuberculosis Research Center, Chennai, India

Thomas B. Nutman
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Subash Babu
SAIC-Frederick, Inc., NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

cvaravindhan@yahoo.co.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: VA VM SB. Performed the experiments: VA JS MMR NP. Analyzed the data: VA VM SB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MD RR VK TBN SB. Wrote the paper: VA.