About the Authors

Paul M. Macey

pmacey@ucla.edu

Affiliations UCLA School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Brain Research Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Rajesh Kumar

Affiliations Department of Anesthesiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Radiological Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Jennifer A. Ogren

Affiliation UCLA School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Mary A. Woo

Affiliation UCLA School of Nursing, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Ronald M. Harper

Affiliations Brain Research Institute, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Neurobiology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PMM RK MAW RMH. Performed the experiments: PMM RK MAW RMH. Analyzed the data: PMM RK JO RMH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PMM RK RMH. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: PMM RK JO MAW RMH.