Funding for this research was provided by:
Canadian Institutes of Health Research (New Investigator Award, Project Scheme Grant)
Fonds de Recherche du Québec - Santé (Researcher/Scholar Junior 1)
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (Discovery Grant)
Cancer Research Society (Operating Grant)
Universite de Sherbrooke (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-08-20
Received: 15 April 2019
Accepted: 16 August 2019
First Online: 20 August 2019
: Mice were housed in pathogen-free conditions at the Central Animal Care Facility of the Université de Sherbrooke (Quebec) and the Animal Care Veterinary Service facility of the University of Ottawa (Ontario). All studies and manipulations performed on animals were conducted in accordance with university guidelines and approved by the Animal Care Committee at both universities. Human whole blood was collected (CIPO study, #2017–1506 approved by the ethics board of CIUSSS de l’Estrie CHUS. Informed and written consent to participate in this study was obtained from all participants.
: Informed consent for publication was obtained from all participants in the study.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.