Funding for this research was provided by:
Stichting MS Research (programme grant 14-358e)
Amsterdam Neuroscience (Proof of Concept Fund NCA 2013)
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Received: 15 June 2018
Accepted: 30 October 2018
First Online: 13 November 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the Medical Ethics Review Board of the VU University Medical Center and was registered under the number 2014.356. All subjects gave written informed consent prior to participation.
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: DH is employed by Philips Healthcare. JK has accepted speaker and consultancy fees from Merck-Serono, Teva, Biogen, Genzyme, Roche and Novartis. FB is supported by the NIHR UCLH Biomedical Research Centre and serves as a consultant for Bayer-Schering Pharma, Sanofi-Aventis, Genzyme, Biogen-Idec, Teva, Novartis, Roche, Synthon BV and Jansen Research. All other authors declare that they have no competing interests.
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