From the Department of Surgery, University of Washington (R.V.M., B.F., A.B.N.), Seattle, Washington, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester (P.B.), Rochester, New York, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh (B.G.H.), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Department of Surgery, University of Colorado (J.L.J., E.E.M.), Denver, Colorado, Department of Surgery, University of Texas at Houston (B.M., F.M.), Houston, Texas, Department of Surgery, University of Texas at Southwestern (J.P.M.), Dallas, TX, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University (M.S., M.W.), Chicago, Illinois, and Division of Trauma, Burns & Surgical Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital (R.G.T.), Boston, Massachusetts.
Submitted for publication May 19, 2005.
Accepted for publication May 25, 2005.
Supported by a Large-Scale Collaborative Project Award (U54-GM62119) from The National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health.
Address for reprints: Ronald V. Maier, MD, Department of Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359796, Seattle, WA 98104-2499; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional participating investigators in the large-scale collaborative research agreement entitled “Inflammation and the Host Response to Injury”: Henry V. Baker, PhD, Timothy R. Billiar, MD, Bernard H, Brownstein, PhD, Steven E. Calvano, PhD, Irshad H. Chaudry, PhD, J. Perren Cobb, MD, Chuck Cooper, MS, Ronald W. Davis, PhD, Adrian Fay, PhD, Robert J. Feezor, MD, Richard L. Gamelli, MD, Nicole S. Gibran, MD, Doug Hayden, MS, David N. Herndon, MD, Jureta W. Horton, PhD, John Lee Hunt, MD, Krzysztof Laudanski, MD, MA, James A. Lederer, PhD, Tanya Logvinenko, PhD, Stephen F. Lowry, MD, John A. Mannick, MD, Carol L. Miller Graziano, PhD, Michael Mindrinos, PhD, Lyle L. Moldawer, PhD, Grant E. O’Keefe, MD, MPH, Laurence G. Rahme, PhD, Daniel G. Remick, Jr., MD, David Schoenfeld, PhD, Robert L. Sheridan, MD, Geoffrey M. Silver, MD, Richard D. Smith, PhD, Scott Somers, PhD, Mehmet Toner, PhD, H. Shaw Warren, MD, Steven E. Wolf, MD, Wenzhong Xiao, PhD, Martin Yarmush, MD, PhD, and Vernon R. Young, PhD, ScD.