About the Authors

Nousha Khosh, Karen S. Aboody, Michael E. Barish
Department of Neurosciences, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

Christine E. Brown
Department of Cancer Immunotherapeutics and Tumor Immunology, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

Karen S. Aboody
Division of Neurosurgery, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope, Duarte, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

mbarish@coh.org

Competing Interests

Author KSA is a PLOS ONE Editorial Board member. KSA is co-founder of TheraBiologics, Inc., a company that supports the development of neural stem cell-mediated treatments for cancer. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: NK CEB KSA MEB. Performed the experiments: NK. Analyzed the data: NK MEB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CEB. Wrote the paper: MEB.