About the Authors

John C. Umhau, David T. George, Markus Heilig, Joseph R. Hibbeln, Melanie L. Schwandt
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Robert P. Heaney
Osteoporosis Research Center, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

Michael D. Lewis
Department of Preventive Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland

Robert J. Ursano
Department of Psychiatry, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

umhau@jhu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JCU JRH MDL. Performed the experiments: JCU JRH MDL. Analyzed the data: JCU RPH MLS DTG RJU MH. Wrote the paper: JCU MLS. Critically revised manuscript for important intellectual content: DTG RPH MDL RJU MH JRH MLS.