About the Authors

Prema Robinson, Armandina Garza, Jose A. Serpa, Kristian T. Eckols, Bahrom Firozgary, David J. Tweardy
Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Joel Weinstock
Division of Gastroenterology, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Jerry Clay Goodman
Department of Pathology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Corresponding Author

premar@bcm.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PR DJT JW. Performed the experiments: PR AG KTE BF JAS. Analyzed the data: PR DJT. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JAS JCG. Wrote the paper: PR DJT.