About the Authors

Paul Scheffer


Affiliation Sciences of Education Department, Paris 8 University, Saint-Denis France

Christian Guy-Coichard

Affiliation Saint-Antoine Hospital, Paris, France

David Outh-Gauer

Affiliation Faculty of Medicine Purpan, Toulouse 3 University, Toulouse, France

Zoéline Calet-Froissart

Affiliation Faculty of Medicine Aix-Marseille, Marseille, France

Mathilde Boursier

Affiliation Faculty of Medicine Rennes1, Rennes, France

Barbara Mintzes

Affiliation Faculty of Pharmacy, Charles Perkins Centre, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Jean-Sébastien Borde

Affiliation Saintonge Hospital, Saintes, France

Competing Interests

Paul Scheffer and Jean-Sebastien Borde are administrators of the Formindep association. David Outh-Gauer, Zoéline Froissart, Mathilde Boursier, Christian Guy-Coichard are Formindep members. Barbara Mintzes is an expert witness on behalf of plaintiffs in a class action suit in Canada on cardiovascular risks of testosterone and a member of the Health Action International (HAI Europe) network. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: PS CGC DOG ZF MB JSB. Investigation: PS CGC DOG MB ZF JSB. Methodology: PS CGC DOG ZF MB JSB. Project administration: PS. Supervision: PS BM. Validation: PS BM. Visualization: PS BM. Writing – original draft: PS CGC BM. Writing – review & editing: PS ZF MB BM JSB CGC.