About the Authors
- Pingzhao Hu
- The Centre for Applied Genomics, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Xinchen Wang, Jack J. Haitsma, Suleiman Furmli, Hussain Masoom, Arthur S. Slutsky, Claudia dos Santos
- Keenan Research Center at the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute of St. Michael's Hospital, Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Mingyao Liu
- Thoracic Surgery Research Laboratory, Toronto General Research Institute, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Yumiko Imai
- Biological Informatics and Experimental Therapeutics Akita University Graduate School of Medicine, Akita City, Akita, Japan
- Joseph Beyene
- Program in Population Genomics, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
- Celia M. T. Greenwood
- Centre for Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute and Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.
Conceived and designed the experiments: CdS PH XW CG JB. Performed the experiments: PH XW JH SF YI HM. Analyzed the data: CdS PH YI XW JH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: CdC JH PH ASS ML. Wrote the paper: PH XW CdS.