About the Authors

Matthew R. Jones

Contributed equally to this work with: Matthew R. Jones, Matthew T. Blahna

Affiliation Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Matthew T. Blahna

Contributed equally to this work with: Matthew R. Jones, Matthew T. Blahna

Affiliations Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Molecular and Integrative Physiological Sciences Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Elyse Kozlowski

Affiliations Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Genetics and Genomics Graduate Program, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Kori Y. Matsuura

Affiliation Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Joseph D. Ferrari

Affiliation Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Samantha A. Morris

Affiliation Stem Cell Program, Children's Hospital Boston, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

John T. Powers

Affiliation Stem Cell Program, Children's Hospital Boston, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

George Q. Daley

Affiliation Stem Cell Program, Children's Hospital Boston, Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Lee J. Quinton

Affiliation Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Joseph P. Mizgerd

jmizgerd@bu.edu

Affiliations Pulmonary Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Departments of Medicine, Microbiology, and Biochemistry, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MRJ MTB LJQ JPM. Performed the experiments: MRJ MTB KYM JDF EK LJQ SAM JTP GQD. Analyzed the data: MRJ MTB KYM JDF EK LJQ JPM. Wrote the paper: MRJ MTB JPM.