About the Authors

Ulrich Abel

Contributed equally to this work with: Ulrich Abel, Annette Deichmann

abel@imbi.uni-heidelberg.de (UA); manfred.schmidt@nct-heidelberg.de (MS)

Affiliations Department of Medical Biometry, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany, Department of Translational Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Annette Deichmann

Contributed equally to this work with: Ulrich Abel, Annette Deichmann

Affiliation Department of Translational Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Ali Nowrouzi

Affiliation Department of Translational Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Richard Gabriel

Affiliation Department of Translational Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Cynthia C. Bartholomae

Affiliation Department of Translational Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Hanno Glimm

Affiliation Department of Translational Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Christof von Kalle

These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Translational Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Manfred Schmidt

abel@imbi.uni-heidelberg.de (UA); manfred.schmidt@nct-heidelberg.de (MS)

These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Translational Oncology, National Center for Tumor Diseases (NCT) and German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: UA AD MS CvK HG. Performed the experiments: AN RG CCB. Analyzed the data: UA AD AN RG CCB. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: UA. Wrote the paper: UA AD MS HG CvK.