About the Authors

Mohammed Uddin

Affiliation Faculty of Medicine, Discipline of Medicine and Genetics, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Mitch Sturge

Affiliation Faculty of Medicine, Discipline of Medicine and Genetics, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Lynette Peddle

Affiliation Faculty of Medicine, Discipline of Medicine and Genetics, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Darren D. O'Rielly

Affiliation Faculty of Medicine, Discipline of Medicine and Genetics, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Proton Rahman

prahman@mun.ca

Affiliation Faculty of Medicine, Discipline of Medicine and Genetics, Memorial University, St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MU MS LP DO PR. Performed the experiments: MU MS LP. Analyzed the data: MU MS LP DO PR. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MU MS. Wrote the paper: MU MS LP DO PR.