About the Authors

Jonatan Tuncel

jonatan_tuncel@hms.harvard.edu (JT); rikard.holmdahl@ki.se (RH)

Current address: Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Affiliation Division of Medical Inflammation Research, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Sabrina Haag

Affiliation Division of Medical Inflammation Research, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Markus H. Hoffmann

Affiliations Department of Internal Medicine 3, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany, Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Anthony C. Y. Yau

Affiliation Division of Medical Inflammation Research, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Malin Hultqvist

Affiliation Redoxis AB, Medicon Village, Lund, Sweden

Peter Olofsson

Affiliation Redoxis AB, Medicon Village, Lund, Sweden

Johan Bäcklund

Affiliation Division of Medical Inflammation Research, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Kutty Selva Nandakumar

Affiliation Division of Medical Inflammation Research, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Daniela Weidner

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine 3, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany

Anita Fischer

Affiliation Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Anna Leichsenring

Affiliation Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology, Leipzig, Germany

Franziska Lange

Affiliation Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology, Leipzig, Germany

Claus Haase

Affiliation Department of Immunopharmacology, Novo Nordisk A/S, Malov, Denmark

Shemin Lu

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Basic Medical Sciences, Xi'an Jiaotong University Health Science Center, Xi'an, Shaanxi, PR China

Percio S. Gulko

Affiliation Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, United States of America

Günter Steiner

Affiliation Division of Rheumatology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Rikard Holmdahl

jonatan_tuncel@hms.harvard.edu (JT); rikard.holmdahl@ki.se (RH)

The work was performed on the behalf of the EU project BTCure with representatives from both academia and industry. Workshop participants that are not listed as authors but have contributed intellectually are included in the Acknowledgments.

Affiliation Division of Medical Inflammation Research, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Competing Interests

MH and PO are employees of Redoxis, which has a commercial interest in autoimmune models of arthritis, including PIA. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. The other authors have no conflicts of interest.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JT SH MHH MH PO JB CH SL KSN PSG GS RH. Performed the experiments: JT SH MHH ACYY MH AF FL DW AL. Analyzed the data: JT SH MHH MH. Wrote the paper: JT SH MHH RH.