About the Authors

Garrick D. Talmage

Affiliation Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, United States of America

Oscar J. M. Coppes

Affiliation Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, United States of America

Adil Javed

Affiliation Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, United States of America

Jacqueline Bernard

jtbernard06@comcast.net

Affiliations Department of Ear, Nose and Throat, University of Colorado, Aurora, CO, United States of America, Department of Neurology, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Competing Interests

I have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: G.D.T. and O.J.M.C. have no conflicts of interest to disclose. A.J. has served as a consultant for Bayer, Biogen, Mallinckrodt, Novartis, Serono, and Teva. J.B. has received grant support from Biogen and served as a consultant for Novartis. We confirm that this does not alter our adherence to all PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials, as detailed online in the guide for authors, http://www.PLOSone.org/static/editorial.action#competing.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: AJ JB. Data curation: GDT. Formal analysis: GDT OJMC. Funding acquisition: JB. Investigation: GDT OJMC. Methodology: AJ JB. Project administration: JB. Resources: AJ JB. Software: AJ. Supervision: AJ JB. Visualization: GDT. Writing – original draft: GDT. Writing – review & editing: GDT OJMC AJ JB.