Funding for this research was provided by:
Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (R01NS081063, R01CA31534)
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (RP120348, RP100612)
Lone Star Paralysis Foundation
Marie Betzner Morrow Centennial Endowment
Received: 24 February 2020
Accepted: 16 September 2020
First Online: 2 October 2020
: All animal care, surgical procedures, and experimental procedures were approved by standards set forth by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee at the University of Texas at Austin and were conducted in accordance with the guidelines of the National Institutes of Health on the care and use of animals.
: Not applicable.
: Dr. Bittner has assigned all of his economic interests in a licensed PEG-fusion patent estate to a third party that affects in no way any data analyses or text in this manuscript.