About the Authors

Eero Lindholm

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: Eero.Lindholm@med.lu.se

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Malmö (MAS), Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

Olle Melander

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Malmö (MAS), Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

Peter Almgren

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Malmö (MAS), Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

Göran Berglund

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Malmö (MAS), Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

Carl-David Agardh

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Malmö (MAS), Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

Leif Groop

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Malmö (MAS), Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

Marju Orho-Melander

Affiliation Department of Clinical Sciences, Clinical Research Center, University Hospital Malmö (MAS), Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

Competing Interests

Professor Leif Groop has been a member of the Advisory Board of the Bristol-Myers Squibb BMS.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: OM MO. Performed the experiments: MO. Analyzed the data: PA EL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LG GB OM CA MO. Wrote the paper: LG GB EL OM CA MO.