About the Authors

Eiichiro Nagata

enagata@is.icc.u-tokai.ac.jp

Affiliation Department of Neurology, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Japan

Natsuko Fujii

Affiliation Department of Neurology, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Japan

Kazuyoshi Hosomichi

Affiliation Division of Human Genetics, Department of Integrated Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan

Shigeki Mitsunaga

Affiliation Department of Molecular Life Science, Division of Basic Medical Science and Molecular Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Japan

Yoichi Suzuki

Affiliation Division of Genetic Epidemiology Research Support, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan

Yoichi Mashimo

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

Hideo Tsukamoto

Affiliation Educational and Research Center, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Japan

Tadayuki Satoh

Affiliation Educational and Research Center, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Japan

Motoki Osawa

Affiliation Department of Forensic Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Japan

Ituro Inoue

Affiliation Division of Human Genetics, Department of Integrated Genetics, National Institute of Genetics, Mishima, Japan

Akira Hata

Affiliation Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan

Shunya Takizawa

Affiliation Department of Neurology, Tokai University School of Medicine, Isehara, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EN HT MO II AH ST. Performed the experiments: EN NF KH SM HT TS MO. Analyzed the data: NF KH II TS YM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EN NF KH SM YS YM HT TS MO. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: EN KH II AH ST.