About the Authors

Yoram Vodovotz
Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Yoram Vodovotz, Gary An
Center for Inflammation and Regenerative Modeling, McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Marie Csete
Department of Anesthesiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

John Bartels, Steven Chang
Immunetrics Corporation, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Gary An
Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Corresponding Author

vodovotzy@upmc.edu

Competing Interests

Dr. Vodovotz is a co-founder of and consultant to Immunetrics, Inc., which has licensed from the University of Pittsburgh the rights to commercialize aspects of the mathematical modeling of inflammation. Dr. Vodovotz's involvement with Immunetrics is monitored by the University of Pittsburgh's Entrepreneurial Oversight Committee. Dr. An is also a consultant to Immunetrics, Inc.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YV JB SC GA. Performed the experiments: JB GA. Analyzed the data: YV JB SC GA. Contributed materials/reagents/analysis tools: JB SC. Wrote the paper: YV MC GA. Compiled and analyzed the literature: YV MC GA.