About the Authors

Fariborz Mobarrez

fariborz.mobarrez@ki.se

Affiliation Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Lukasz Antoniewicz

Affiliation Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Jenny A. Bosson

Affiliation Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Division of Medicine/Respiratory Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden

Jeanette Kuhl

Affiliation Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

David S. Pisetsky

Affiliations Medical Research Service, Durham VA Hospital, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Magnus Lundbäck

Affiliation Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: FM JB JK ML. Performed the experiments: FM. Analyzed the data: FM ML. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: FM. Wrote the paper: FM JB DP ML. Enrollment of study participants: JK LA. Critically revised the manuscript: FM LA JB DP ML.