Funding for this research was provided by:
German Research Center for Environmental Health
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (01ZX1313A-2014)
State of Bavaria, Germany
Munich Center of Health Sciences
European Union's Seventh Framework Program (603288 (SysVasc))
Italian Ministry of Health (ICS110.1/RF97.71)
National Institute on Aging (263 MD 9164, 263 MD 821336)
National Institutes of Health High Performance Computing
Intramural Research Program of the NIH, National Institute on Aging
Received: 15 August 2017
Accepted: 19 November 2018
First Online: 27 December 2018
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