About the Authors

Brock C. Christensen

Affiliations Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, Department of Community Health, Center for Environmental Health and Technology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

E. Andres Houseman

Affiliations Department of Community Health, Center for Environmental Health and Technology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Carmen J. Marsit

Affiliation Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Shichun Zheng

Affiliation Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Margaret R. Wrensch

Affiliation Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Joseph L. Wiemels

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Heather H. Nelson

Affiliation Masonic Cancer Center, Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America

Margaret R. Karagas

Affiliation Section of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States of America

James F. Padbury

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, Women and Infants Hospital and Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Raphael Bueno

Affiliation Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

David J. Sugarbaker

Affiliation Division of Thoracic Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Ru-Fang Yeh

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

John K. Wiencke

Affiliation Department of Neurological Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Karl T. Kelsey

Karl_Kelsey@Brown.edu

Affiliations Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America, Department of Community Health, Center for Environmental Health and Technology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BCC CJM MRW JLW HHN MRK JKW KTK. Performed the experiments: BCC SZ. Analyzed the data: BCC EAH HHN RFY. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: BCC EAH CJM SZ MRW JLW MRK JFP RB DJS RFY JKW KTK. Wrote the paper: BCC CJM MRW JLW HHN MRK JKW KTK.