About the Authors

Lily Wang

lily.wang@vanderbilt.edu

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Bing Zhang

Affiliation Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Russell D. Wolfinger

Affiliation SAS Institute, Inc., Cary, North Carolina, United States of America

Xi Chen

Affiliation Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LW BZ RW. Performed the experiments: LW. Analyzed the data: LW BZ XC. Wrote the paper: LW BZ RW XC.