Dr Francis Thien would like to gratefully acknowledge Dr Catherine Weiler, a previous co-author of this monograph.
CW declares that she has no conflicting interests.
Javed Sheikh, MD
Division of Allergy and Inflammation
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
JS is a consultant for Aventis, GSK, and Novartis/Genentech; is on the Speakers Bureau for Merck, Aventis, GSK, AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Novartis/Genentech, Inspire, and UCB; has had research sponsored by GSK; is an expert witness at Haemonetics; and has received publication honorarium at Emedicine.
Sheree M.S. Smith, PhD
Imperial College Healthcare Trust
NHLI Airways Division
Imperial College London (Honorary) Respiratory Research
Chest & Allergy
St Mary's Hospital
SMSS declares that she has no competing interests.