About the Authors

Rebecca R. Carter

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Analisa DiFeo

Affiliation Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Kath Bogie

Affiliation Departments of Orthopaedics and Biomedical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Guo-Qiang Zhang

Affiliation Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Jiayang Sun

jsun@case.edu

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JS AD GQZ KB. Performed the experiments: RRC. Analyzed the data: RRC JS. Wrote the paper: RRC JS. Revised the article critically for important intellectual content: AD KB GQZ.