About the Authors

Julia Siede

Contributed equally to this work with: Julia Siede, Anja Fröhlich

Affiliations Experimental Immunology and Osteoarthritis Research, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Pitzer Laboratory of Osteoarthritis Research, German Rheumatism Research Center (DRFZ), a Leibniz Institute, Berlin, Germany

Anja Fröhlich

Contributed equally to this work with: Julia Siede, Anja Fröhlich

Affiliations Experimental Immunology and Osteoarthritis Research, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Pitzer Laboratory of Osteoarthritis Research, German Rheumatism Research Center (DRFZ), a Leibniz Institute, Berlin, Germany

Angeliki Datsi

Affiliations Experimental Immunology and Osteoarthritis Research, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Pitzer Laboratory of Osteoarthritis Research, German Rheumatism Research Center (DRFZ), a Leibniz Institute, Berlin, Germany

Ahmed N. Hegazy

Affiliations Translational Gastroenterology Unit, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, The Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences, University of Oxford, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom

Domonkos V. Varga

Affiliations Experimental Immunology and Osteoarthritis Research, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Pitzer Laboratory of Osteoarthritis Research, German Rheumatism Research Center (DRFZ), a Leibniz Institute, Berlin, Germany

Vivien Holecska

Affiliations Experimental Immunology and Osteoarthritis Research, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Pitzer Laboratory of Osteoarthritis Research, German Rheumatism Research Center (DRFZ), a Leibniz Institute, Berlin, Germany

Hirohisa Saito

Affiliation Department of Allergy and Immunology, National Research Institute for Child Health and Development, Tokyo, Japan

Susumu Nakae

Affiliations Laboratory of Systems Biology, Center for Experimental Medicine and Systems Biology, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, Precursory Research for Embryonic Science and Technology, Japan Science and Technology Agency, Saitama, Japan

Max Löhning

loehning@drfz.de

Affiliations Experimental Immunology and Osteoarthritis Research, Department of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Pitzer Laboratory of Osteoarthritis Research, German Rheumatism Research Center (DRFZ), a Leibniz Institute, Berlin, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: JS AF ML. Formal analysis: JS AF. Funding acquisition: ML. Investigation: JS AF AD ANH DVV VH. Methodology: JS AF. Resources: HS SN. Supervision: ML. Visualization: JS AF. Writing - original draft: JS AF ML. Writing - review & editing: JS AF ML.