About the Authors

Giovanni Barosi

barosig@smatteo.pv.it

Affiliation Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology and Centre for the Study of Myelofibrosis, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Vittorio Rosti

Affiliation Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology and Centre for the Study of Myelofibrosis, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Elisa Bonetti

Affiliation Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology and Centre for the Study of Myelofibrosis, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Rita Campanelli

Affiliation Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology and Centre for the Study of Myelofibrosis, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Adriana Carolei

Affiliation Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology and Centre for the Study of Myelofibrosis, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Paolo Catarsi

Affiliation Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology and Centre for the Study of Myelofibrosis, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Antonina M. Isgrò

Affiliation Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology and Centre for the Study of Myelofibrosis, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Letizia Lupo

Affiliation Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology and Centre for the Study of Myelofibrosis, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Margherita Massa

Affiliation Biotechnology Research Area, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Valentina Poletto

Affiliation Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology and Centre for the Study of Myelofibrosis, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Gianluca Viarengo

Affiliation Unit of Clinical Immunology, Immunohematology, and Transfusion Service, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Laura Villani

Affiliation Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology and Centre for the Study of Myelofibrosis, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Umberto Magrini

Affiliation Laboratory of Clinical Epidemiology and Centre for the Study of Myelofibrosis, IRCCS Policlinico S. Matteo Foundation, Pavia, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: GB VR MM UM. Performed the experiments: EB RC PC VP GV LV. Analyzed the data: AC AMI LL. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GV. Wrote the paper: GB VR UM.