About the Authors

Seung-Beom Hong

Affiliation Urologic Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

HyoungBin Oh

Affiliation Urologic Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Vladimir A. Valera

Affiliation Urologic Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Masaya Baba

Affiliation Urologic Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Laura S. Schmidt

Affiliations Urologic Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America, Basic Science Program, SAIC-Frederick, Inc., National Cancer Institute at Frederick, Frederick, Maryland, United States of America

W. Marston Linehan

linehanm@mail.nih.gov

Affiliation Urologic Oncology Branch, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SBH. Performed the experiments: SBH HO VAV MB. Analyzed the data: SBH LSS WML. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MB. Wrote the paper: SBH LSS WML.