Funding for this research was provided by:
NIH T32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (2T32CA117846-06A1)
The Cyril Gilbert Testimonial Fund and the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation
Received: 5 October 2017
Accepted: 17 April 2018
First Online: 26 April 2018
: The study protocol was reviewed and approved by the University of Cincinnati Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) in compliance with all applicable Federal regulations governing protection of animals in research. All efforts were made to minimize animal suffering. For all animal studies humane endpoints were utilized to prevent unalleviated pain.
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