About the Authors

Mohamed I. Husseiny

Affiliations Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America, Faculty of Pharmacy, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt

Alexander Kaye

Affiliation Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

Emily Zebadua

Affiliation Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

Fouad Kandeel

Affiliation Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

Kevin Ferreri

kferreri@coh.org

Affiliation Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases Research, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MIH KF. Performed the experiments: MIH AK EZ. Analyzed the data: MIH KF. Wrote the paper: MIH AK FK KF.