About the Authors

Corresponding Author

jrappapo@tulane.edu

Competing Interests

JR declares that he has no competing interests. VF has pharmaceutical research grants funded by AstraZeneca, Merck, Pfizer, P&G Pharmaceuticals, Novo Nordisk, Aventis, Takeda, SmithKline Beecham, Schering-Plough, Novartis, Diobex Corporation, and MannKind Corporation.