About the Authors

Budd A. Tucker

budd-tucker@uiowa.edu

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Institute for Vision Research, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

In-Hyun Park

Affiliation Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Children's Hospital Boston and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Sara D. Qi

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Henry J. Klassen

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California Irvine, Orange, California, United States of America

Caihui Jiang

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Institute for Vision Research, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

Jing Yao

Affiliations Department of Ophthalmology, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Ophthalmology, Eye&ENT Hospital, Shanghai Medical School, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Stephen Redenti

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Institute for Vision Research, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, United States of America

George Q. Daley

Affiliations Department of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Manton Center for Orphan Disease Research, Harvard Stem Cell Institute, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Michael J. Young

Affiliation Department of Ophthalmology, Schepens Eye Research Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: BAT MJY. Performed the experiments: BAT I-HP SDQ. Analyzed the data: BAT I-HP SDQ HJK GQD. Wrote the paper: BAT MJY SDQ HJK GQD. Performed calcium imaging analysis: SR. Provided transplantation and clinical support: CJ JY.