About the Authors

Guifen Wang

Current Address: Department of Pediatrics, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing, China, Center of Stroke, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing, China, Beijing Key Laboratory of Translational Medicine for Cerebrovascular Disease, Beijing, China

Gaifen Liu

Affiliations Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing, China, Center of Stroke, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing, China, Beijing Key Laboratory of Translational Medicine for Cerebrovascular Disease, Beijing, China

Runhua Zhang

Affiliations Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing, China, Center of Stroke, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing, China, Beijing Key Laboratory of Translational Medicine for Cerebrovascular Disease, Beijing, China

Ruijun Ji

Affiliations Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing, China, Center of Stroke, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing, China, Beijing Key Laboratory of Translational Medicine for Cerebrovascular Disease, Beijing, China

Baoqin Gao

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing, China, Center of Stroke, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing, China, Beijing Key Laboratory of Translational Medicine for Cerebrovascular Disease, Beijing, China

Yilong Wang

Current Address: Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Dongcheng District, Beijing, China

Affiliations Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing, China, Center of Stroke, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing, China, Beijing Key Laboratory of Translational Medicine for Cerebrovascular Disease, Beijing, China

Yuesong Pan

Affiliations Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing, China, Center of Stroke, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing, China, Beijing Key Laboratory of Translational Medicine for Cerebrovascular Disease, Beijing, China

Zixiao Li

Affiliations Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing, China, Center of Stroke, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing, China, Beijing Key Laboratory of Translational Medicine for Cerebrovascular Disease, Beijing, China

Yongjun Wang

yongjunwang1962@gmail.com

Affiliations Department of Neurology, Beijing Tiantan Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China, China National Clinical Research Center for Neurological Diseases, Beijing, China, Center of Stroke, Beijing Institute for Brain Disorders, Beijing, China, Beijing Key Laboratory of Translational Medicine for Cerebrovascular Disease, Beijing, China

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: Yongjun Wang. Performed the experiments: Yilong Wang GW BG ZL. Analyzed the data: GW GL RZ RJ ZL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GW GL RZ. Wrote the paper: GW BG. Statistical analysis: GL RZ YP.