About the Authors

Sasha E. Parets

Affiliation Genetics and Molecular Biology Program, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Karen N. Conneely

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

Varun Kilaru

Affiliation Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Stephen J. Fortunato

Affiliation The Perinatal Research Center, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Tariq Ali Syed

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Perinatal Research, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

George Saade

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Perinatal Research, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Alicia K. Smith

Ram.menon@utmb.edu (RM); alicia.smith@emory.edu (AKS)

Affiliations Genetics and Molecular Biology Program, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Ramkumar Menon

Ram.menon@utmb.edu (RM); alicia.smith@emory.edu (AKS)

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine Perinatal Research, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RM AKS. Performed the experiments: SEP TAS SJF GS. Analyzed the data: SEP KNC VK AKS RM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SJF GS RM VK. Wrote the paper: SEP KNC AKS RM.