About the Authors

Callum Arthurs

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Investigation, Methodology, Resources, Software, Validation, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Prostate Cancer Research Centre at the Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom

Bibi Nazia Murtaza

Roles Data curation

Current address: Kinnaird College for Women, Canal Bank, Lahore, Pakistan

Affiliations Prostate Cancer Research Centre at the Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom, Division of Surgery, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Calum Thomson

Roles Methodology

Affiliation Dundee Imaging Facility, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, United Kingdom

Kerry Dickens

Roles Methodology

Affiliation Prostate Cancer Research Centre at the Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom

Rui Henrique

Roles Methodology, Validation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Department of Pathology, Portuguese Oncology Institute, Porto, Portugal, Department of Pathology and Molecular Immunology, Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

Hitendra R. H. Patel

Roles Resources, Writing – review & editing

Affiliations Division of Surgery, Oncology, Urology and Women's Health, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromso, Norway, Department of Urology, Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, Harlow, Essex, United Kingdom

Mariana Beltran

Roles Investigation, Methodology

Affiliation Aquila Biomedical, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Michael Millar

Roles Investigation, Methodology

Affiliation Queen’s Medical Research Institute, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Christopher Thrasivoulou

Roles Methodology, Resources, Software, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Research Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, The Centre for Cell and Molecular Dynamics, Rockefeller Building, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Aamir Ahmed

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Resources, Software, Supervision, Validation, Visualization, Writing – review & editing

aamir.ahmed@kcl.ac.uk

Affiliations Prostate Cancer Research Centre at the Centre for Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom, Division of Surgery, University College London, London, United Kingdom

Competing Interests

One co-author (Mariana Beltran) works for a commercial organization called Aquila Biomedical, UK. The corresponding author declares, categorically, that none of the issues stated in these statements alter the authors' adherence to all policies of PLOS ONE, including data and material sharing.