About the Authors

Neil V. Morgan, Mark R. Morris, Hakan Cangul, Anna Straatman-Iwanowska, Shanaz Pasha, Fatimah Rahman, Dean Gentle, Paul Gissen, Eamonn R. Maher
Wellchild Paediatric Research Centre and Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, University of Birmingham College of Medical and Dental Sciences, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Mark R. Morris, Dean Gentle, Eamonn R. Maher
Cancer Research UK Renal Molecular Oncology Group, Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, University of Birmingham College of Medical and Dental Sciences, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Hakan Cangul
Department of Medical Genetics, Uludag University School of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey

Diane Gleeson, Stephen Keenan, David Tannahill
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Nicholas Davies
School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, United Kingdom

Stephen Keenan
European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Maaike P. G. Vreeswijk, Peter Devilee
Department of Human Genetics, Center for Human and Clinical Genetics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Peter Devilee
Clinical Genetics and the Department of Pathology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands

Margaret A. Knowles
Cancer Research UK Clinical Centre, Leeds Institute for Molecular Medicine, St James's University Hospital, Leeds, United Kingdom

Serdar Ceylaner
Medical Genetics Intergen Genetics Centre, Ankara, Turkey

Richard C. Trembath
Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, King's College London School of Medicine, Guy's Hospital, London, United Kingdom

Carlos Dalence, Hans-Christoph Rossbach
Division of Paediatric Haematology/Oncology, St. Joseph Children's Hospital, Tampa, Florida, United States of America

Erol Kismet, Vedat Köseoğlu
Department of Pediatric Oncology, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey

David Tannahill
Cranfield Health, Cranfield University, Bedford, United Kingdom

Eamonn R. Maher
West Midlands Region Genetics Service, Birmingham Women's Hospital, Edgbaston, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

e.r.maher@bham.ac.uk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NVM MRM DT ERM. Performed the experiments: NVM MRM HC DG ASI ND SK SP FR DG PG. Analyzed the data: NVM MRM HC DG ASI ND SK FR DG PG DT ERM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MPGV PD MAK SC RCT CD EK VK HCR. Wrote the paper: NVM DT ERM.