About the Authors

Gene-Jack Wang
Department of Radiology, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Gene-Jack Wang, Jean Logan, Joanna S. Fowler
Bioscience Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, United States of America

Gene-Jack Wang, Jeffrey H. Newcorn, Joanna S. Fowler
Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Nora D. Volkow
National Institute on Drug Abuse, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Nora D. Volkow, Frank Telang, Millard Jayne, Christopher T. Wong
Neuroimaging Lab, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Intramural Research Program, Upton, New York, United States of America

Timothy Wigal, James M. Swanson
Department of Pediatrics, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America

Scott H. Kollins
Department of Psychiatry, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Hao Han, Wei Zhu
Department of Mathematics and Applied Sciences, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

gjwang@bnl.gov

Competing Interests

Dr. GJW received research funding from the Orexigen Therapeutics Inc.; Dr. NDV reports no competing interests; Dr. TW reports no competing interests; Dr. SHK reports no competing interests; Dr. JHN reports no competing interests; Dr. FT reports no competing interests; Dr. JL reports no competing interests; Mr. MJ reports no competing interests; Mr. CTW reports no competing interests; Mr. HH reports no competing interests; Dr. JSF reports no competing interests; Dr. WZ reports no competing interests; Dr. JMS reports no competing interests. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GJW NDV JMS. Performed the experiments: GJW TW SHK JHN FT MJ. Analyzed the data: GJW NDV JL CTW HH WZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JSF. Wrote the paper: GJW NDV JMS.