About the Authors

Jay A. Gantz, Charles E. Murry
Department of Bioengineering, Center for Cardiovascular Biology, Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Nathan J. Palpant, Charles E. Murry, Michael A. Laflamme
Department of Pathology, Center for Cardiovascular Biology, Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Robert E. Welikson, Stephen D. Hauschka
Department of Biochemistry, Center for Cardiovascular Biology, Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Charles E. Murry
Department of Medicine/Cardiology, Center for Cardiovascular Biology, Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Corresponding Author

laflamme@u.washington.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JAG NJP CEM MAL. Performed the experiments: JAG NJP. Analyzed the data: JAG NJP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JAG NJP REW SDH. Wrote the paper: JAG NJP.