About the Authors

Holly K Dressman

Affiliations Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America , Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Garrett G Muramoto

Affiliation Division of Cellular Therapy, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Nelson J Chao

Affiliation Division of Cellular Therapy, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Sarah Meadows

Affiliation Division of Cellular Therapy, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Dawn Marshall

Affiliation Division of Cellular Therapy, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Geoffrey S Ginsburg

Affiliation Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Joseph R Nevins

Affiliations Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America , Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

John P Chute

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: john.chute@duke.edu

Affiliations Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America , Division of Cellular Therapy, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

NJC, GSG, JRN, and JPC designed the study. HKD, GGM, JRN, and JPC analyzed the data. JPC enrolled patients. HKD, NJC, GSG, JRN, and JPC contributed to writing the paper. HKD collected the array data and analyzed the data. SM extracted patient sample RNA and analyzed for quality, kept the patient sample database, and contributed to the methods section contents. DM collected and processed all samples pre- and postradiation that were used for the study, helped optimize sample collection and processing throughout the study, and generated and maintained a sample identification database that contained critical information for data analysis for the study.