About the Authors

Christiane Reitz

Affiliations Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America, Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Joseph H. Lee

Affiliations Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America, Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Robert S. Rogers

Affiliation Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Richard Mayeux

rpm2@columbia.edu

Affiliations Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer's Disease and the Aging Brain, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America, Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Psychiatry, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: CR JL RM. Performed the experiments: CR. Analyzed the data: CR RR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RM. Wrote the paper: CR RM.