About the Authors

Jeffrey A. Gold
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, United States of America

Yoshihiko Hoshino, Satomi Hoshino, Anna Nolan, Michael D. Weiden
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, United States of America

Marcus B. Jones
J. Craig Venter Institute, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America

Corresponding Author

goldje@ohsu.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: MW JG. Performed the experiments: JG Yh SH AN. Analyzed the data: JG. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MJ. Wrote the paper: JG.