Accepted for Publication: December 3, 2021.
Published: January 28, 2022. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.45669
Open Access: This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the CC-BY License. © 2022 Heithoff DM et al. JAMA Network Open.
Corresponding Author: Michael J. Mahan, PhD, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2119 Biological Sciences II, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Author Contributions: Dr M. Mahan had full access to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Concept and design: Heithoff, Barnes, S. Mahan, Fox, Ettinger, Fitzgibbons, Fried, Low, Samuel, M. Mahan.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: Heithoff, Barnes, S. Mahan, Arn, Ettinger, Bishop, Fitzgibbons, Fried, Low, Samuel, M. Mahan.
Drafting of the manuscript: Heithoff, Barnes, S. Mahan, Ettinger, Fried, Low, Samuel, M. Mahan.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Heithoff, Fox, Arn, M. Mahan.
Obtained funding: M. Mahan.
Administrative, technical, or material support: Heithoff, Barnes, S. Mahan, Fox, Ettinger, Fitzgibbons, Fried, Low, Samuel, M. Mahan.
Supervision: Heithoff, Fitzgibbons, Fried, Low, Samuel, M. Mahan.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This research was funded by National Institutes of Health (NIH) HL131474 (Drs Fried and M. Mahan), Cottage Health Research Institute (Drs Low and M. Mahan), and U.S. Army Research Office via the Institute for Collaborative Biotechnologies cooperative agreement W911NF-19-2-0026 (Dr M. Mahan) and contract W911NF-19-D-0001-0013 (Drs Low and M. Mahan).
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: The funders had no role in the design and conduct of the study; collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.
Additional Contributions: We would like to thank Ken Y. Yoneda, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of California Davis, for helpful insights regarding patient study design; compensation was not received for this work.
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