From the Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (A.B.N., R.V.M.), Department of Surgery, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado (J.L.J., E.E.M.), Department of Surgery, University of Texas at Southwestern, Dallas, Texas (J.P.M.), Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois (M.S., M.W.), Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York (P.B.), Department of Surgery, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri (B.F.), Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (B.G.H.), Department of Surgery, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Stratford, New Jersey (S.F.L.), Department of Surgery, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, Texas (B.M., F.M.).
Submitted for publication May 19, 2005.
Accepted for publication June 24, 2005.
Supported, in part, by a Large-Scale Collaborative Project Award (U54-GM62119) from The National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health.
Additional participating investigators in the Large Scale Collaborative Research Agreement entitled, “Inflammation and the Host Response to Injury” include 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, 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, Ronald G. Tompkins, MD, ScD, Mehmet Toner, PhD, H. Shaw Warren, MD, Steven E. Wolf, MD, Wenzhong Xiao, PhD, Martin Yarmush, MD, PhD, and Vernon R. Young, PhD, ScD.
Address for reprints: Avery B. Nathens, MD, Harborview Medical Center, Department of Surgery, 325 9th Avenue, Box 359796, Seattle, WA 98104-2499; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.