About the Authors

Iart Luca Shytaj, Sandro Norelli, Barbara Chirullo, Alessandro Della Corte, Andrea Savarino
Department of Infectious, Parasitic and Immune-mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Viale Regina Elena, Rome, Italy

Matt Collins, Jake Yalley-Ogunro, Jack Greenhouse, Mark G. Lewis
BIOQUAL, Inc., Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Nunzio Iraci, Maria Letizia Barreca
Dipartimento di Chimica e Tecnologia del Farmaco, Facoltà di Farmacia, Università di Perugia, Perugia, Italy

Edward P. Acosta
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Corresponding Author

andrea.savarino@iss.it

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AS MGL MLB ILS. Performed the experiments: ILS SN BC JJO JG MC NI EPA ADC. Analyzed the data: AS ILS NI ADC. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AS EPA MGL. Wrote the paper: AS ILS.