About the Authors

Se-A Kim

Affiliations Department of Biomedical Science, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea, BK21 Plus KNU Biomedical Convergence Program, Department of Biomedical Science, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea

Yu-Mi Lee

Affiliation Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea

Ho-Won Lee

Affiliations Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea, Brain Science & Engineering Institute, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea

David R. Jacobs Jr

Affiliation Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Duk-Hee Lee

lee_dh@knu.ac.kr

Affiliations Department of Biomedical Science, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea, BK21 Plus KNU Biomedical Convergence Program, Department of Biomedical Science, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea, Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DHL. Performed the experiments: SAK YML. Analyzed the data: SAK YML. Wrote the paper: SAK HWL DRJ.