About the Authors

Hilda Bastian


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.