About the Authors

Se-Jin Lee

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: sjlee@jhmi.edu

Affiliation Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

Myostatin was licensed by the Johns Hopkins University to MetaMorphix (MMI) and sublicensed to Wyeth. The author is entitled to a share of sales royalty received by the University from sales of this factor. The Johns Hopkins University and the author also own MMI stock, which is subject to certain restrictions under University policy. The author is a paid consultant to MMI and to Merck. The terms of these arrangements are being managed by the University in accordance with its conflict of interest policies.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SL. Performed the experiments: SL. Analyzed the data: SL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SL. Wrote the paper: SL.