About the Authors

George Stratigopoulos

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Writing – original draft

gs2172@cumc.columbia.edu

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States of America, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States of America

Maria Caterina De Rosa

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States of America, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States of America, Columbia Stem Cell Initiative, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States of America

Charles A. LeDuc

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States of America, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States of America, New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States of America

Rudolph L. Leibel

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Resources, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States of America, Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States of America, New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States of America, Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States of America

Claudia A. Doege

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Investigation, Supervision, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States of America, Columbia Stem Cell Initiative, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, United States of America, New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States of America, Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.