About the Authors
- Long P. Le, Dora Dias-Santagata, Amanda C. Pawlak, Arjola K. Cosper, Anh Thu Nguyen, A. John Iafrate, Mai P. Hoang
- Department of Pathology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
- M. Angelica Selim
- Department of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America
- April Deng
- Department of Pathology, University of Massachusetts (UMass) Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
- Nora K. Horick
- Biostatistics Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
- Martin C. Mihm Jr
- Department of Dermatology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
DDS and AJI submitted a patent application (pending) for the SNaPshot(r) genotyping methods used in this study, and are consultants for BioReference Laboratories Inc. The remaining authors have no conflicts of interest to declare. This does not alter the authors’ adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: LPL DDS MPH. Performed the experiments: LPL DDS ACP AKC ATN MPH. Analyzed the data: LPL DDS ACP AKC ATN MAS AD NH AJI MCM MPH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MAS AD MCM MPH. Wrote the paper: LPL MPH.