About the Authors

Michael B. A. Oldstone

mbaobo@scripps.edu

Affiliation Viral-Immunobiology Laboratory, Department of Immunology and Microbial Science, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, United States of America

Kurt H. Edelmann

Address Current address: Protein Science, Amgen Inc., Seattle, Washington, United States of America.

Dorian B. McGavern

Address Current address: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America.

Justin T. Cruite
Megan J. Welch

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MBAO DBM KHE. Performed the experiments: KHE DBM JTC MJW. Analyzed the data: MBAO KHE DBM MJW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MBAO DBM. Wrote the paper: MBAO.