About the Authors

Shunliang Xu

sl_hsu@yahoo.com

Affiliations Department of Neurology, 2nd Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan City, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China, Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Mickael Poidevin

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Enji Han

Affiliation Department of Neurology, Qilu Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan City, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China

Jianzhong Bi

Affiliation Department of Neurology, 2nd Hospital of Shandong University, Jinan City, Shandong Province, People's Republic of China

Peng Jin

Affiliation Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PJ. Performed the experiments: SX MP. Analyzed the data: SX MP PJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SX PJ EH JB. Wrote the paper: SX PJ.