Funding for this research was provided by:
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (K08 GM102695)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (R01 HL112747, R01 HL133433, R56 HL142767, R01 HL141992, R01 HL135142)
Marhsall Neilson Fund for GVHD Research
Received: 27 July 2018
Accepted: 8 January 2019
First Online: 21 January 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The samples used for this study were obtained from the Registry of Critical Illness which is an IRB approved biorepository at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Consent is obtained from each subject or their legally authorized representative at the time of enrollment. The Partners Healthcare Human Research Committee originally provided initial approval in June 2008 and the protocol was most recently approved in October 2017 (Protocol number 2008P000495).
: Not applicable.
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