About the Authors

Hilda Bastian

hilda.bastian@nih.gov

Affiliation Scientist and Editor, National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, United States of America

Competing Interests

HB is a member of the Editorial Board of PLOS Medicine, and lead editor for PubMed Commons, a forum for scientific discourse.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: HB. Wrote the paper: HB. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: HB. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: HB.