About the Authors
- Hope R. Ferdowsian, Nancy Beck
- Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, Washington, D.C., United States of America
- Hope R. Ferdowsian
- Department of Medicine, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States of America
HRF and NB are employed by Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, which is a non-governmental organization which promotes higher ethical standards in research and alternatives to the use of animals in research, education, and training. Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit organization, and the authors adhered to PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: HRF NB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: HRF NB. Wrote the paper: HRF NB.