About the Authors

Nils Thomas Songstad

Nils.songstad@unn.no

Affiliations Women's Health and Perinatology Research Group, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway, Department of Pediatrics, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway

Maria C. Serrano

Affiliation Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, United States of America

Vasilis Sitras

Affiliations Women's Health and Perinatology Research Group, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway

Davis Johansen

Affiliation Cardiovascular Research Group, Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Health Science, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

Kirsti Ytrehus

Affiliation Cardiovascular Research Group, Department of Medical Biology, Faculty of Health Science, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway

Ganesh Acharya

Affiliations Women's Health and Perinatology Research Group, Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT – The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø, Norway, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsø, Norway

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NTS VS DJ KY GA. Performed the experiments: NTS MCS VS DJ. Analyzed the data: NTS MCS GA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: KY GA. Wrote the paper: NTS GA.