About the Authors

Yishai Ofran

Affiliations Department of Hematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel

Ora Paltiel

Affiliation Department of Hematology and School of Public Health, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel

Dan Pelleg

Affiliation Yahoo Research, Haifa, Israel

Jacob M. Rowe

Affiliation Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Elad Yom-Tov


Current address: Microsoft Research, New York, New York, United States of America

Affiliation Yahoo Research, New York, New York, United States of America

Competing Interests

DP and EYT are employees of Yahoo Inc. Yahoo does not and will not gain financially from this work. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials. The authors confirm that there are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare stemming from this work.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: EYT YO DP. Performed the experiments: EYT DP. Analyzed the data: EYT DP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: EYT. Wrote the paper: EYT DP YO OP JMR.