About the Authors

Suzan L. Carmichael

scarmichael@stanford.edu

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Yair J. Blumenfeld

Affiliation Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Jonathan Mayo

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Emily Wei

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Jeffrey B. Gould

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

David K. Stevenson

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Gary M. Shaw

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at Stanford University School of Medicine

Membership of the March of Dimes Prematurity Research Center at Stanford University School of Medicine can be found at http://prematurityresearch.org/stanford/main/meet-our-researchers.

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SLC YJB JBG DKS GMS. Performed the experiments: JM. Analyzed the data: JM. Wrote the paper: SLC YJB JM EW JBG DKS GMS.