About the Authors

Balakrishnan S. Ramakrishna, Venkataraman Subramanian, Vivek Mohan, Bendon K. Sebastian
Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Graeme P. Young
Department of Medicine, Flinders University, Bedford Park, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Michael J. Farthing
St. George's, University of London, Tooting, London, United Kingdom

Henry J. Binder
Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

Corresponding Author

rama@cmcvellore.ac.in

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GY HB BR MF. Performed the experiments: VM BS VS. Analyzed the data: BR VS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GY BR. Wrote the paper: BR VS. Other: Provided reviews of the study as well as of the manuscript: MF. Provided external review including site visits, expert advice, and assisted in editing the manuscript: HB. Designed the study: BR.