Correction to: Nature Communications, published online 12 December 2017

The original version of this Article contained an error in the spelling of the author Robert Häsler, which was incorrectly given as Robert Häesler. This has now been corrected in both the PDF and HTML versions of the Article.

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  1. Friederike Flachsbart and Janina Dose contributed equally to this work.


  1. Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology, Kiel University, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Rosalind-Franklin-Straße 12, 24105, Kiel, Germany

    • Friederike Flachsbart
    • , Janina Dose
    • , Liljana Gentschew
    • , Nandini Badarinarayan
    • , Abdou ElSharawy
    • , Sandra May
    • , Anne Luzius
    • , Guillermo G. Torres
    • , Marlene Jentzsch
    • , Michael Forster
    • , Robert Häsler
    • , Andreas Till
    • , Ben Krause-Kyora
    • , Stefan Schreiber
    •  & Almut Nebel
  2. Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Arnold-Heller-Straße 3, 24105, Kiel, Germany

    • Claudia Geismann
    • , Alexander Arlt
    •  & Stefan Schreiber
  3. Institute of Medical Informatics and Statistics, Kiel University, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Brunswiker Straße 10, 24105, Kiel, Germany

    • Amke Caliebe
    •  & Carolin Knecht
  4. The Danish Aging Research Center, and the Danish Twin Registry, Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Biodemography, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, J. B. Winslows Vej 9B, 5000, Odense C, Denmark

    • Marianne Nygaard
    • , Lene Christiansen
    •  & Kaare Christensen
  5. Faculty of Sciences, Division of Biochemistry, Chemistry Department, Damietta University, 34511, New Damietta City, Egypt

    • Abdou ElSharawy
  6. Institute of Human Nutrition and Food Science, Kiel University, Hermann-Rodewald-Straße 6, 24118, Kiel, Germany

    • Kathrin Pallauf
    •  & Gerald Rimbach
  7. Institute of Epidemiology, Kiel University, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Niemannsweg 11, 24105, Kiel, Germany

    • Wolfgang Lieb
  8. Centre National de Recherche en Génomique Humaine CNRGH-CEA, 91000, Evry, France

    • Céline Derbois
    •  & Jean-François Deleuze
  9. Université Sorbonne Paris Cité-UREN, Unité de Recherche en Epidémiologie Nutritionnelle, U557 Inserm, U1125 Inra, Cnam, Université Paris 13, CRNH IdF, 93000, Bobigny, France

    • Pilar Galan
  10. Department of Statistical Genetics and Bioinformatics, Cologne Center for Genomics, University of Cologne, Weyertal 115b, 50931, Cologne, Germany

    • Dmitriy Drichel
    •  & Michael Nothnagel
  11. Institute of Reconstructive Neurobiology and Life & Brain GmbH, University of Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Straße 25, 53127, Bonn, Germany

    • Andreas Till
  12. Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Kahlaische Straße 10, 07745, Jena, Germany

    • Ben Krause-Kyora
  13. Fondation Jean Dausset-Centre d’Etude du Polymorphisme Humain (CEPH), 27 Rue Juliette Dodu, 75010, Paris, France

    • Hélène Blanché
    •  & Jean-François Deleuze
  14. Department of Clinical Genetics, and Department of Clinical Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Odense University Hospital, Sdr. Boulevard 29, 5000, Odense C, Denmark

    • Kaare Christensen
  15. Institute for Experimental Cancer Research, Kiel University, University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein, Campus Kiel, Arnold-Heller-Straße 3, 24105, Kiel, Germany

    • Susanne Sebens


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