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Competing Interests

Fabien Campagne serves as an Academic Editor for PeerJ. Laurent Mesnard, Thangamani Muthukumar, Manikkam Suthanthiran and Fabien Campagne disclose that they are named inventors in a filled international patent application entitled “A method to match organ donors to recipients for transplantation”.

Author Contributions

Laurent Mesnard conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Thangamani Muthukumar conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Maren Burbach performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Carol Li performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Huimin Shang performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Darshana Dadhania performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

John R Lee performed the experiments, analyzed the data, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Vijay K Sharma performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Jenny Xiang performed the experiments, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Caroline Suberbielle contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.

Maryvonnick Carmagnat contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Nacera Ouali contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.

Eric Rondeau contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

John J Friedewald contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Michael M Abecassis contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Manikkam Suthanthiran conceived and designed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Fabien Campagne conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Weill Cornell Medical College Institutional Review Board (protocol #1407015307 “Predicting Long-Term Function of Kidney Allograft by Allogenomics Score”, approved 09/09/2014). The study on the French cohort was approved by the Comité de Protection des Personnes (CPP), Ile de France 5, (02/09/2014).

Patent Disclosures

The following patent dependencies were disclosed by the authors:

Laurent Mesnard, Thangamani Muthukumar, Manikkam Suthanthiran and Fabien Campagne disclose that they are named inventors in a filed international patent application entitled “A METHOD TO MATCH ORGAN DONORS TO RECIPIENTS FOR TRANSPLANTATION”

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

This study used genomic information from human subjects. Because of the restrictions of the specific consent forms that the subjects have agreed to, we are unable to share the participants’ genomic data with others.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

We distribute the source code of the software used to calculate the allogenomics mismatch scores at <http://allogenomics.campagnelab.org> and <https://bitbucket.org/campagnelaboratory/allogenomics/>.

Funding

This study was funded by WCMC institutional funds available to the Suthanthiran and Campagne laboratories. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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