About the Authors

Kenneth J. Mukamal

kmukamal@bidmc.harvard.edu

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Majken K. Jensen

Affiliation Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Tune H. Pers

Affiliations Center for Biological Sequence Analysis, Technical University of Denmark, Lyngby, Denmark, Division of Genetics, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Division of Endocrinology, Children's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America, Institute of Preventive Medicine, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

Jennifer K. Pai

Affiliations Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Peter Kraft

Affiliations Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Eric B. Rimm

Affiliations Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Channing Division of Network Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KJM MKJ EBR PK. Performed the experiments: MKJ EBR PK JKP. Analyzed the data: MKJ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EBR PK THP. Wrote the paper: KJM. Revised the paper criticially: MKJ EBR THP JKP PK.