About the Authors

Hui-Wen Lue

Affiliation Department of Biology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Xiaojian Yang

Affiliations Department of Medicine, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America, Department of Urology, Xijing Hospital, The Fourth Military Medical University, Xi'an, China

Ruoxiang Wang

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Weiping Qian

Affiliation Department of Urology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Roy Z. H. Xu

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics, Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Robert Lyles

Affiliation Department of Biostatistics, Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Adeboye O. Osunkoya

Affiliation Department of Pathology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Binhua P. Zhou

Affiliation The Sealy Center for Cancer Cell Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, United States of America

Robert L. Vessella

Affiliation Department of Urology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Majd Zayzafoon

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Zhi-Ren Liu

Affiliation Department of Biology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Haiyen E. Zhau

leland.chung@cshs.org (LWKC); haiyen.zhau@cshs.org (HEZ)

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Leland W. K. Chung

leland.chung@cshs.org (LWKC); haiyen.zhau@cshs.org (HEZ)

Affiliation Department of Medicine, Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HWL HEZ LWKC. Performed the experiments: XJY RXW WPQ. Analyzed the data: RZHX RL AOO BPZ MZ. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RLV ZRL. Wrote the paper: HWL RXW HEZ LWKC.