About the Authors

Lanlan Shen

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: lshen@mdanderson.org

Affiliation Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Yutaka Kondo

Affiliation Aichi Cancer Center, Division of Molecular Oncology, Chikusa-Ku, Nagoya, Japan

Yi Guo

Affiliation Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Jiexin Zhang

Affiliation Biostatistics and Applied Biomathematics, The University of Texas at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Li Zhang

Affiliation Biostatistics and Applied Biomathematics, The University of Texas at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Saira Ahmed

Affiliation Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Jingmin Shu

Affiliation Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Xinli Chen

Affiliation Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Robert A Waterland

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, USDA Children's Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Jean-Pierre J Issa

Affiliation Department of Leukemia, The University of Texas at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

LS and JPJI designed the research; LS, YK, YG, SA, JS, XC, and RAW performed the research; JZ and LZ analyzed data; and LS, RAW and JPJI wrote the paper.