About the Authors

Shujie Cheng

Affiliation Cancer Research Laboratory, Methodist Research Institute, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Kristen Swanson

Affiliation Cancer Research Laboratory, Methodist Research Institute, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Isaac Eliaz

Affiliation Amitabha Medical Clinic and Healing Center, Santa Rosa, California, United States of America

Jeanette N. McClintick

Affiliation Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

George E. Sandusky

Affiliation Departments of Pathology, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Daniel Sliva

dsliva@dstest-lab.com

Affiliations Cancer Research Laboratory, Methodist Research Institute, Indiana University Health, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America, Departments of Medicine, School of Medicine, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America, DSTest Laboratories, Purdue Research Park, Indianapolis, Indiana, United States of America

Competing Interests

Daniel Sliva has read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: IE is the formulator and owner of EcoNugenics, Inc. DS consulted and received research grant from EcoNugenics, Inc. The Center for Medical Genomics is supported in part by the Indiana Genomics Initiative at Indiana University (INGEN, which is supported in part by the Lilly Endowment, Inc.). There are no patents, products in development or marketed products to declare. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: DS SC. Performed the experiments: SC KS JNM GES DS. Analyzed the data: SC KS JNM GES DS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: SC KS IE JNM GES DS. Wrote the paper: SC DS. A medical clinician, helped in determining doses to be tested, based on possible future clinical relevance and final editing of the manuscript and did not affect data collection and analysis, or decision to publish: IE.