About the Authors

Oishee Bose

Contributed equally to this work with: Oishee Bose, Peter Baluk

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Peter Baluk

Contributed equally to this work with: Oishee Bose, Peter Baluk

Affiliations Department of Anatomy, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Mark R. Looney

Affiliation Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Laurence E. Cheng

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Donald M. McDonald

Affiliations Department of Anatomy, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, United States of America

George H. Caughey

matthew.krummel@ucsf.edu (MFK); george.caughey@ucsf.edu (GHC)

Affiliations Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Cardiovascular Research Institute, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Matthew F. Krummel

matthew.krummel@ucsf.edu (MFK); george.caughey@ucsf.edu (GHC)

Affiliations Department of Pathology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America, Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: ML LEC DMD GHC MFK. Performed the experiments: OB PB. Analyzed the data: OB PB MFK. Wrote the paper: OB PB ML LEC DMD GHC MFK.