About the Authors

Shiwu Zhang

Affiliations Department of Pathology, Tianjin Union Medicine Center (Nankai University Affiliated Hospital), Tianjin, People’s Republic of China, Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Imelda Mercado-Uribe

Affiliation Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Samir Hanash

Affiliation Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Jinsong Liu

jliu@mdanderson.org

Affiliation Department of Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SZ JL. Performed the experiments: SZ IM. Analyzed the data: SZ SH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SZ IM. Wrote the manuscript: SZ JL.