About the Authors

Vivekanandhan Aravindhan

cvaravindhan@yahoo.co.uk

Affiliation Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India

Viswanathan Mohan

Affiliations Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India, Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialties Centre, Chennai, India

Jayagopi Surendar

Affiliation Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India

Maradana Muralidhara Rao

Affiliation Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India

Nathella Pavankumar

Affiliation National Institutes of Health-International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India

Mohan Deepa

Affiliation Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India

Ramanujam Rajagopalan

Affiliation Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India

Vasanthapuram Kumaraswami

Affiliation Tuberculosis Research Center, Chennai, India

Thomas B. Nutman

Affiliation Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases, National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Subash Babu

Affiliations National Institutes of Health-International Center for Excellence in Research, Chennai, India, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., NCI-Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

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.