About the Authors

E. Lichar Dillon

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, United States of America

Kizhake V. Soman

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, United States of America

John E. Wiktorowicz

Roles Methodology, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, United States of America

Ria Sur

Roles Formal analysis

Affiliation Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, United States of America

Daniel Jupiter

Roles Data curation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, United States of America

Christopher P. Danesi

Roles Investigation

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, United States of America

Kathleen M. Randolph

Roles Investigation

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, United States of America

Charles R. Gilkison

Roles Investigation

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, United States of America

William J. Durham

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, United States of America

Randall J. Urban

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, United States of America

Melinda Sheffield-Moore

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

msheffield-moore@tamu.edu

Affiliations Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, United States of America, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.