About the Authors

Danny Alon

Contributed equally to this work with: Danny Alon, Gideon Y. Stein

Affiliation Internal Medicine B, Beilinson campus, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Gideon Y. Stein

Contributed equally to this work with: Danny Alon, Gideon Y. Stein

Affiliation Internal Medicine B, Beilinson campus, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Roman Korenfeld

Affiliation Internal Medicine B, Beilinson campus, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Shmuel Fuchs

shmuelf@clalit.org.il

Affiliation Internal Medicine B, Beilinson campus, Rabin Medical Center, Petach Tikva and Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DA GYS SF. Performed the experiments: GYS. Analyzed the data: DA GYS SF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GYS. Wrote the paper: DA GYS SF. Provided critical review of manuscript: RK.