About the Authors

Xiaoyan Liu

Affiliations School of Clinical Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, Department of Neurology, Affiliated ZhongDa Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Chunxian Yue

Affiliations School of Clinical Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, Department of Neurology, Affiliated ZhongDa Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Zhi Xu

Affiliation Department of Neurology, Affiliated ZhongDa Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Hao Shu

Affiliations School of Clinical Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, Department of Neurology, Affiliated ZhongDa Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Mengjia Pu

Affiliations School of Clinical Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, Department of Neurology, Affiliated ZhongDa Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Hui Yu

Affiliation School of Clinical Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Yongmei Shi

Affiliations School of Clinical Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, Department of Neurology, Affiliated ZhongDa Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Liying Zhuang

Affiliations School of Clinical Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, Department of Neurology, Affiliated ZhongDa Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Xiaohui Xu

Affiliations School of Clinical Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, Department of Neurology, Affiliated ZhongDa Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Zhijun Zhang

zhijunzhang@seu.edu.cn

Affiliations School of Clinical Medicine, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, Department of Neurology, Affiliated ZhongDa Hospital of Southeast University, Nanjing, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ZJZ. Performed the experiments: XYL CXY HY YMS. Analyzed the data: XYL ZX HS MJP LYZ XHX. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: XYL CXY. Wrote the paper: XYL.