The lead author on the paper was Hail Kim, who is a researcher in the UCSF Diabetes Center along with co-authors Francis C. Lynn, Eric Chak, Takeshi Miyatsuka, Yasuhiro Kosaka, Katherine Yang, Nina Kishimoto and Juehu Wang.
Other co-authors include Yukiko Toyofuku, Toyoyoshi Uchida, Yoshio Fujitani, Ryuzo Kawamori and Hirotaka Watada, all of the Department of Medicine, Metabolism and Endocrinology, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan; Hiroki Mizukami, from the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Hirosaki University Graduate School of Medicine, Hirosaki, Japan; Yoshio Fujitani and Soroku Yagihashi, from the Center for Therapeutic Innovations in Diabetes, Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo; and Gerard Honig and Marieke van der Hart, from the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. Kawamori is also affiliated with the Center for Beta Cell Biology and Regeneration, and the Sportology Center, of the Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo.
The research was supported by grants from the Larry L. Hillblom Foundation, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the American Diabetes Association, the National Institutes of Health and the Ministry of Education, Sports and Culture of Japan. The authors declare no conflicts of interest.
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