About the Authors

Liliana Catherine Patiño

Contributed equally to this work with: Liliana Catherine Patiño, Rajani Battu

Affiliation Unidad de Genética, Grupo GENIUROS, Escuela de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia

Rajani Battu

Contributed equally to this work with: Liliana Catherine Patiño, Rajani Battu

Affiliation Department of Vitreoretina, Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore, India

Oscar Ortega-Recalde

Affiliation Unidad de Genética, Grupo GENIUROS, Escuela de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia

Jeyabalan Nallathambi

Affiliation GROW Research Laboratory, Narayana Nethralaya, Narayana Health City, Bangalore, India

Venkata Ramana Anandula

Affiliation Department of Molecular Diagnostics, Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore, India

Umashankar Renukaradhya

Affiliation Department of Molecular Diagnostics, Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore, India

Paul Laissue

paul.laissue@urosario.edu.co

Affiliation Unidad de Genética, Grupo GENIUROS, Escuela de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PL. Performed the experiments: LCP OOR. Analyzed the data: PL OOR LCP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PL. Wrote the paper: PL RB JN. Clinical studies: RB VRA UR.