About the Authors

A. Cecile J. W. Janssens

a.janssens@erasmusmc.nl

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

John P. A. Ioannidis

Affiliations Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Ioannina School of Medicine, Ioannina, Greece, Biomedical Research Institute, Foundation for Research and Technology, Ioannina, Greece, Department of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Center for Genetic Epidemiology and Modeling and Tufts CTSI, Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America

Cornelia M. van Duijn

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Julian Little

Affiliation Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Muin J. Khoury

Affiliation Office of Public Health Genomics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

for the GRIPS Group

Membership of the GRIPS Group is provided in the Acknowledgments.

Competing Interests

John P. A. Ioannidis is a member of the PLoS Medicine Editorial Board.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: ACJWJ JPAI CMvD JL MK. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: ACJWJ JPAI CMvD JL MK. Designed the experiments/the study: ACJWJ JPAI CMvD MK. Wrote the first draft of the paper: ACJWJ. Contributed to the writing of the paper: ACJWJ JPAI CMvD JL MK. Contributed to preparation of workshop (organization of agenda, supporting text), provided input based on experience in developing STREGA statement: JL. Spearheaded the GRIPS effort and convened participants of the workshop at CDC: MJK.