About the Authors

Ali Nsair, Katja Schenke-Layland, Peng Zhao, Joseph Mendelis, Sanaz Heydarkhan, Obina Awaji, Jennifer Chyu, Nuria Gago-Lopez
Department of Medicine and Physiology, Cardiovascular Research Laboratory, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Ali Nsair, Ben Van Handel, Denis Evseenko, Gay M. Crooks, Kathrin Plath, Hanna K. A. Mikkola
The Edythe and Eli Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Katja Schenke-Layland, Miriam Vottler, Susanne Geist
Department of Cell and Tissue Engineering, Fraunhofer Institute for Interfacial Engineering and Biotechnology IGB, Stuttgart, Germany

Katja Schenke-Layland, Miriam Vottler, Susanne Geist
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Eberhard Karls University, Tübingen, Germany

Ben Van Handel, Hanna K. A. Mikkola
Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Denis Evseenko, Gay M. Crooks
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Michael Kahn
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Josh Goldhaber
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

W. Robb MacLellan
Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

ansair@mednet.ucla.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AN KSL BVH HKAM KP GMC WRM. Performed the experiments: AN KSL BVH PZ NGL JC MV SG SH OA. Analyzed the data: AN KSL BVH DE MK PZ JM NGL GMC JG HKAM WRM. Wrote the paper: AN KSL BVH HKAM WRM.