About the Authors

Juan L. Rodriguez-Flores, Jennifer Fuller, Neil R. Hackett, Jacqueline Salit, Ronald G. Crystal, Jason G. Mezey
Department of Genetic Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States of America

Joel A. Malek, Eman Al-Dous, Lotfi Chouchane
Department of Genetic Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College – Qatar, Doha, Qatar

Mahmoud Zirie, Amin Jayoussi
Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Mahmoud Zirie, Mai A. Mahmoud
Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College – Qatar, Doha, Qatar

Ronald G. Crystal
Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, United States of America

Jason G. Mezey
Department of Biological Statistics and Computational Biology, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

geneticmedicine@med.cornell.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JRF NRH RGC JGM. Performed the experiments: JRF JAM. Analyzed the data: JRF NRH JS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JF RGC JGM EAD LC MZ AJ MM. Wrote the paper: JRF RGC JGM.