Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute on Aging (R03 AG 046413, AG050595, R01 AG022381)
Received: 15 December 2017
Accepted: 28 April 2018
First Online: 11 May 2018
Compliance with ethical standards
: AMD is a founder of and holds equity in CorTechs Laboratories, Inc., and also serves on its Scientific Advisory Board. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Human Longevity, Inc., and receives funding through research agreements with General Electric Healthcare and Medtronic, Inc. The terms of these arrangements have been reviewed and approved by the University of California, San Diego, in accordance with its conflict of interest policies. All other authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.