About the Authors

Robert J. Doonan

Affiliation Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Patrick Scheffler

Affiliation Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Alice Yu

Affiliation Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Giordano Egiziano

Affiliation Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Andrew Mutter

Affiliation Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Simon Bacon

Affiliations Department of Exercise Science, Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Montreal Behavioural Medicine Centre, Hopital du Sacre-Coeur de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, Research Centre, Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Franco Carli

Affiliation Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Marios E. Daskalopoulos

Affiliation Department of Vascular Surgery, Athens University, Athens, Greece

Stella S. Daskalopoulou

stella.daskalopoulou@mcgill.ca

Affiliation Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SSD RJD SB FC. Performed the experiments: RJD PS AY GE AM. Analyzed the data: SSD RJD SB MED. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SSD FC. Wrote the paper: RJD SB MED SSD.