Michael E Wechsler, MD, MMSc, discloses the following relationships with commercial interests:
Consultant--Sanofi, AstraZeneca, Novartis, Teva, Genentech, Theravance, Vectura, Mylan, Regeneron, Boston Scientific, Meda, Tunitas
Monica Kraft, MD, discloses the following relationships with commercial interests:
Consultant--Teva, AstraZeneca, Genentech
Grant Funding--Roche, Sanofi, Chiesi
Rick Ricer, MD, Physician Reviewer, University of Cincinnati, has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
Susan P. Tyler, MEd, CMP, CHCP, FACEHP, University of Cincinnati, has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
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Terry Ann Glauser, MD, MPH, Vice President, Medical Affairs, MCM Education has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
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Release date: August 16, 2016
Last review date: August 16, 2016
Expiration date: August 30, 2017 COMMERCIAL SUPPORT STATEMENT
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