Funding for this research was provided by:
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
American Heart Association (SDG)
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (UL1TR000058)
Received: 13 January 2020
Accepted: 13 July 2020
First Online: 22 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All experiments were approved by the Virginia Commonwealth Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests. All authors confirm that they had full control of the design and the methods of the study, the data analysis and the production of the written report.