About the Authors

Lauryn Samelko

Affiliations Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America, Department of Immunology, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Marco S. Caicedo

Affiliation Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Seung-Jae Lim

Affiliation Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Samsung Medical Center, Seoul, Korea

Craig Della-Valle

Affiliation Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Joshua Jacobs

Affiliation Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Nadim J. Hallab

nhallab@rush.edu

Affiliation Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: LS MC SJL CDV JJ NH. Performed the experiments: LS MC SJL. Analyzed the data: LS MC NH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: LS MC SJL CDV JJ NH. Wrote the paper: LS MC NH.