About the Authors
- Ilhem Messaoudi, Alexander Barron, Flora Engelmann, Alfred Legasse, Shannon Planer
- Vaccine and Gene Therapy, Division of Pathobiology and Immunology, Oregon National Primate Research Center, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Beaverton, Oregon, United States of America
- Mary Wellish, Don Gilden, Ravi Mahalingam
- Department of Neurology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America
- Don Gilden
- Department of Microbiology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, Colorado, United States of America
- Janko Nikolich-Zugich
- Department of Immunobiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: IM. Performed the experiments: IM AB MW FE AL SP RM. Analyzed the data: IM AB MW FE RM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: DG RM. Wrote the paper: IM DG RM. Conceived and designed preliminary experiments with Ilhem Messaoudi that led to the development of the current model: JNZ.