About the Authors

Tiziana Triulzi

Affiliation Molecular Targeting Unit, Department of Experimental Oncology and Molecular Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy

Patrizia Casalini

Affiliation Molecular Targeting Unit, Department of Experimental Oncology and Molecular Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy

Marco Sandri

Affiliation Molecular Targeting Unit, Department of Experimental Oncology and Molecular Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy

Manuela Ratti

Affiliation Molecular Targeting Unit, Department of Experimental Oncology and Molecular Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy

Maria L. Carcangiu

Affiliation Anatomic Pathology A Unit, Department of Pathology, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy

Mario P. Colombo

Affiliation Molecular Immunology Unit, Department of Experimental Oncology and Molecular Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy

Andrea Balsari

Affiliation Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche per la salute, Università degli Studi di Milano, Milano, Italy

Sylvie Ménard

Affiliation Molecular Targeting Unit, Department of Experimental Oncology and Molecular Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy

Rosaria Orlandi

Contributed equally to this work with: Rosaria Orlandi, Elda Tagliabue

Affiliation Molecular Targeting Unit, Department of Experimental Oncology and Molecular Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy

Elda Tagliabue

Contributed equally to this work with: Rosaria Orlandi, Elda Tagliabue

elda.tagliabue@istitutotumori.mi.it

Affiliation Molecular Targeting Unit, Department of Experimental Oncology and Molecular Medicine, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TT PC RO ET. Performed the experiments: MR. Analyzed the data: TT MS PC RO MLC. Wrote the paper: TT AB ET. Reviewed and approved the manuscript: RO MPC SM.