Funding for this research was provided by:
Merck Sharp & Dohme
The National Key Research and Development Program of China (SQ2018YFC120102)
CAMS Innovation Fund for Medical Sciences (2016-I2M-1-014)
CAMS Initiative for Innovative Medicine (2016-I2M-3-014)
Received: 3 May 2018
Accepted: 21 September 2018
First Online: 29 September 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The Human Research Ethics Committee of Peking Union Medical College Hospital approved this study and waived the need for consent (Ethics Approval Number: S-K238).
: Not applicable.
: Robert Badal received financial support in the form of salaries from International Health Management Associates, who receive funding from MSD to administer the SMART program and for SMART-related travel and consultation expenses.
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