About the Authors

Søren Besenbacher

besenbacher@clin.au.dk

Affiliation Department of Molecular Medicine, Aarhus University, Denmark

Patrick Sulem

Affiliation deCODE genetics/Amgen, Inc., Iceland

Agnar Helgason

Affiliations deCODE genetics/Amgen, Inc., Iceland, Department of Anthropology, University of Iceland, Iceland

Hannes Helgason

Affiliations deCODE genetics/Amgen, Inc., Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, University of Iceland, Iceland

Helgi Kristjansson

Affiliation deCODE genetics/Amgen, Inc., Iceland

Aslaug Jonasdottir

Affiliation deCODE genetics/Amgen, Inc., Iceland

Adalbjorg Jonasdottir

Affiliation deCODE genetics/Amgen, Inc., Iceland

Olafur Th. Magnusson

Affiliation deCODE genetics/Amgen, Inc., Iceland

Unnur Thorsteinsdottir

Affiliations deCODE genetics/Amgen, Inc., Iceland, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Iceland

Gisli Masson

Affiliation deCODE genetics/Amgen, Inc., Iceland

Augustine Kong

Affiliation deCODE genetics/Amgen, Inc., Iceland

Daniel F. Gudbjartsson

Affiliations deCODE genetics/Amgen, Inc., Iceland, School of Engineering and Natural Sciences, University of Iceland, Iceland

Kari Stefansson

Affiliations deCODE genetics/Amgen, Inc., Iceland, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Iceland

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: SB PS AH UT AK DFG KS. Formal analysis: SB. Investigation: SB. Methodology: SB. Resources: OTM GM. Supervision: UT AK KS. Validation: HK AsJ AdJ. Writing – original draft: SB. Writing – review & editing: SB PS AH DFG KS.