About the Authors

Sean P. Pitroda

Contributed equally to this work with: Sean P. Pitroda, Tong Zhou, Randy F. Sweis

Affiliation Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Tong Zhou

Contributed equally to this work with: Sean P. Pitroda, Tong Zhou, Randy F. Sweis

Affiliation Department of Medicine, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Randy F. Sweis

Contributed equally to this work with: Sean P. Pitroda, Tong Zhou, Randy F. Sweis

Affiliation Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Matthew Filippo

Affiliation Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Edwardine Labay

Affiliation Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Michael A. Beckett

Affiliation Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Helena J. Mauceri

Affiliation Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Hua Liang

Affiliation Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Thomas E. Darga

Affiliation Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Samantha Perakis

Affiliation Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Sajid A. Khan

Affiliation Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Harold G. Sutton

Affiliation Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Wei Zhang

Affiliation Department of Medicine, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Nikolai N. Khodarev

These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Joe G. N. Garcia

These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Medicine, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Ralph R. Weichselbaum

rrw@radonc.uchicago.edu

These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Radiation and Cellular Oncology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SPP TZ RFS WZ NNK JGNG RRW. Performed the experiments: SPP TZ RFS MF EL MAB HJM HL TED SP SAK HGS WZ NNK. Analyzed the data: SPP TZ RFS WZ NNK JGNG RRW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SPP TZ RFS WZ NNK JGNG RRW. Wrote the paper: SPP TZ RFS NNK JGNG RRW.