About the Authors

Peter Lackner

peter.lackner@i-med.ac.at

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

Ronny Beer

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

Gregor Broessner

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

Raimund Helbok

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

Karolin Dallago

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

Michael W. Hess

Affiliation Division of Histology and Embryology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Kristian Pfaller

Affiliation Division of Histology and Embryology, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Christine Bandtlow

Affiliation Division of Neurobiochemistry, Innsbruck Medical University, Innsbruck, Austria

Erich Schmutzhard

Affiliation 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: PL RB CB ES. Performed the experiments: PL RB GB RB KD MWH KP. Analyzed the data: PL RB MWH KP CB ES. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CB. Wrote the paper: PL RB GB RH.