About the Authors

Mindell Seidlin

Contributed equally to this work with: Mindell Seidlin, Robert Holzman, Pamela Knight, Annette Bakker

Affiliation Children’s Tumor Foundation, New York, United States of America

Robert Holzman

Contributed equally to this work with: Mindell Seidlin, Robert Holzman, Pamela Knight, Annette Bakker

Affiliation Department of Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, United States of America

Pamela Knight

Contributed equally to this work with: Mindell Seidlin, Robert Holzman, Pamela Knight, Annette Bakker

pknight@ctf.org

Affiliation Children’s Tumor Foundation, New York, United States of America

Bruce Korf

‡ These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Vanessa Rangel Miller

‡ These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Invitae, San Francisco, California, United States of America

David Viskochil

‡ These authors also contributed equally to this work.

Affiliation Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

Annette Bakker

Contributed equally to this work with: Mindell Seidlin, Robert Holzman, Pamela Knight, Annette Bakker

Affiliation Children’s Tumor Foundation, New York, United States of America

on behalf of the Children’s Tumor Foundation

Contributors to the development of the NF Registry are listed in the Acknowledgements.

Competing Interests

Invitae, a commercial entity (www.Invitae.com), was and continues to be paid by the sponsor (Children’s Tumor Foundation, www.ctf.org) to develop, implement and maintain data management of the NF Registry. VM’s role as author was limited to writing the Methods subsection entitled Data Storage, Security and Confidentiality. Neither VM, Invitae, nor any of the authors stand to profit directly from publication of the current manuscript. The involvement of Invitae does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: PK AB MS BK DV. Data curation: RH VM. Formal analysis: RH. Funding acquisition: AB. Investigation: PK RH. Methodology: RH DV BK MS PK AB VM. Project administration: PK AB. Resources: RH. Software: RH VM. Supervision: AB PK MS. Validation: RH. Visualization: MS RH AB PK. Writing – original draft: MS. Writing – review & editing: MS PK BK DV RH AB.