About the Authors

Inge Oudman

i.oudman@amc.nl

Affiliation Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Joseph F. Clark

Affiliation Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States of America

Lizzy M. Brewster

Affiliations Department of Vascular Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Department of Internal Medicine, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Competing Interests

LMB is an inventor on NL patent WO/2012/138226 (filed). This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: IO JFC LMB. Analyzed the data: IO LMB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IO LMB. Wrote the paper: IO JFC LMB.