About the Authors

Yonggang Wang

Contributed equally to this work with: Yonggang Wang, Felix H. Shek, Kwong F. Wong

Affiliations Department of Oncology, Affiliated 6th People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, Department of Radiology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Felix H. Shek

Contributed equally to this work with: Yonggang Wang, Felix H. Shek, Kwong F. Wong

Affiliation Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Kwong F. Wong

Contributed equally to this work with: Yonggang Wang, Felix H. Shek, Kwong F. Wong

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology and Department of Surgery, National University Health System, Singapore, Singapore

Ling Xiao Liu

Affiliation Department of Radiology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Xiao Qian Zhang

Affiliation Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR Singapore, Singapore

Yi Yuan

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology and Department of Surgery, National University Health System, Singapore, Singapore

Ester Khin

Affiliation Department of Pharmacology and Department of Surgery, National University Health System, Singapore, Singapore

Mei-yu Hu

Affiliation Department of Oncology, Affiliated 6th People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

Jian Hua Wang

Affiliation Department of Radiology, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Ronnie T. P. Poon

Affiliation Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Wanjin Hong

Affiliation Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR Singapore, Singapore

Nikki P. Lee

nikkilee@hku.hk (NPL); dr.johnluk@gmail.com (JML)

Affiliation Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

John M. Luk

nikkilee@hku.hk (NPL); dr.johnluk@gmail.com (JML)

Affiliations Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, Department of Pharmacology and Department of Surgery, National University Health System, Singapore, Singapore, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, A*STAR Singapore, Singapore

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KFW LXL NPL JML. Performed the experiments: YW KFW XQZ YY EK MYH. Analyzed the data: YW FHS KWF XQZ YY EK JHW WH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JHW WH RTPP. Wrote the paper: YW FHS KFW NPL JML.