About the Authors

Rebecca J Critchley-Thorne, Ning Yan, Peter P Lee
Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Ning Yan, Serban Nacu, Susan P Holmes
Department of Statistics, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Jeffrey Weber
Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

ppl@stanford.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

RJCT, SPH, and PPL designed the study. RJCT performed the laboratory experiments. JW enrolled patients and collected PBMCs from patients. RJCT, NY, and SPH analyzed data. NY, SN, and SPH analyzed gene expression data and performed statistical analysis for the study. RJCT, NY, and PPL contributed to writing the manuscript.