About the Authors

Sushmita L. Allam

Affiliation Center for Neural Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America

Jean-Marie C. Bouteiller

jbouteil@usc.edu

Affiliations Center for Neural Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America, Rhenovia Pharma, Mulhouse, France

Eric Y. Hu

Affiliation Center for Neural Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America

Nicolas Ambert

Affiliation Rhenovia Pharma, Mulhouse, France

Renaud Greget

Affiliation Rhenovia Pharma, Mulhouse, France

Serge Bischoff

Affiliation Rhenovia Pharma, Mulhouse, France

Michel Baudry

Affiliations Rhenovia Pharma, Mulhouse, France, Graduate College of Biomedical Sciences, Western University of Health Sciences, Pomona, CA, United States of America

Theodore W. Berger

Affiliation Center for Neural Engineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, United States of America

Competing Interests

MB, TWB and J-MCB have a conflict of interest. The University of Southern California holds an equity interest in Rhenovia Pharma, and has also received licensing income from Rhenovia Pharma. Additionally, J-MCB, NA, RG, SB, and MB are employees or consultants of Rhenovia Pharma. None of this alters the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. There are no other relevant declarations relating to employment, consultancy, patents, products in development or marketed products, etc.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SLA J-MCB SB MB TWB. Performed the experiments: SLA EH J-MCB RG NA. Analyzed the data: SLA EH J-MCB MB TWB. Wrote the paper: SLA J-MCB MB TWB.