About the Authors

Laura Grois

Contributed equally to this work with: Laura Grois, Julian Hupf

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Julian Hupf

Contributed equally to this work with: Laura Grois, Julian Hupf

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Jörg Reinders

Affiliation Institute of Functional Genomics, University Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Josef Schröder

Affiliation Electron Microscopy Core Facility, Institute for Pathology, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Alexander Dietl

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Peter M. Schmid

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Carsten Jungbauer

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Markus Resch

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Lars S. Maier

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Andreas Luchner

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine I, Clinic St. Marien, Amberg, Germany

Christoph Birner

christoph.birner@klinik.uni-regensburg.de

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine II, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: LG LM AL CB. Formal analysis: LG JH CB. Funding acquisition: CB. Investigation: LG JH JR JS PS AD. Methodology: LG AL CB. Project administration: CB. Supervision: LM AL CB. Validation: JH CB. Visualization: LG JH CB. Writing – original draft: LG JH CJ MR CB. Writing – review & editing: LG JH MR AL CB.