About the Authors

Simone Mader

Affiliation Clinical Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Andreas Lutterotti

Affiliation Clinical Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Franziska Di Pauli

Affiliation Clinical Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Bettina Kuenz

Affiliation Clinical Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Kathrin Schanda

Affiliation Clinical Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Fahmy Aboul-Enein

Affiliation Department of Neurology, SMZ-Ost Donauspital, Vienna, Austria

Michael Khalil

Affiliation Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

Maria K. Storch

Affiliation Department of Neurology, Medical University of Graz, Graz, Austria

Sven Jarius

Affiliation Division of Molecular Neuroimmunology, Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

Wolfgang Kristoferitsch

Affiliation Department of Neurology, SMZ-Ost Donauspital, Vienna, Austria

Thomas Berger

Affiliation Clinical Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Markus Reindl

markus.reindl@i-med.ac.at

Affiliation Clinical Department of Neurology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SM FDP KS MR. Performed the experiments: SM KS. Analyzed the data: SM AL FDP WK MR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AL FDP BK FAE MK MKS SJ WK TB. Wrote the paper: SM AL FDP SJ WK TB MR.