About the Authors

H. C. Harsha, Kumaran Kandasamy, Prathibha Ranganathan, Sandhya Rani, Subhashri Ramabadran, Sashikanth Gollapudi, Lavanya Balakrishnan, Sutopa B. Dwivedi, Deepthi Telikicherla, Lakshmi Dhevi N. Selvan, Renu Goel, Suresh Mathivanan, Arivusudar Marimuthu, Manoj Kashyap, Akhilesh Pandey
Institute of Bioinformatics, International Technology Park, Bangalore, Karnataka, India

H. C. Harsha, Arivusudar Marimuthu
Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India

H. C. Harsha, Kumaran Kandasamy, Suresh Mathivanan, Arivusudar Marimuthu, Manoj Kashyap, Akhilesh Pandey
McKusick-Nathans Institute of Genetic Medicine and Department of Biological Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Robert F. Vizza
The Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, Bethpage, New York, United States of America

Robert J. Mayer, James A. DeCaprio
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sudhir Srivastava
Cancer Biomarkers Research Group, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Samir M. Hanash
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Ralph H. Hruban, Akhilesh Pandey
Departments of Pathology and Oncology, The Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center, Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

pandey@jhmi.edu

Competing Interests

RHH has the potential to receive milestone payments and royalties from Anza Therapeutics as a result of the mesothelin invention.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: H Harsha K Kandasamy P Ranganathan S Rani S Ramabadran S Gollapudi L Balakrishnan S Dwivedi D Telikicherla L Selvan R Goel S Mathivanan A Marimuthu M Kashyap R Vizza R Mayer J DeCaprio S Srivastava S Hanash R Hruban A Pandey. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: H Harsha K Kandasamy P Ranganathan S Rani S Ramabadran S Gollapudi L Balakrishnan S Dwivedi D Telikicherla L Selvan R Goel S Mathivanan A Marimuthu M Kashyap R Vizza R Mayer J DeCaprio S Srivastava S Hanash R Hruban A Pandey. Designed the experiments/the study: H Harsha R Vizza S Srivastava R Hruban A Pandey. Analyzed the data: H Harsha J DeCaprio A Pandey. Collected data/did experiments for the study: H Harsha K Kandasamy P Ranganathan S Rani S Ramabadran S Gollapudi L Balakrishnan S Dwivedi D Telikicherla L Selvan R Goel S Mathivanan A Marimuthu M Kashyap A Pandey. Wrote the first draft of the paper: H Harsha A Pandey. Contributed to the writing of the paper: H Harsha S Hanash R Hruban A Pandey. Reviewed a draft of the paper: R Mayer. Critically revised the paper for important intellectual content: J DeCaprio.