Text and Data Mining valid from 2019-07-15
Received: 24 January 2019
Accepted: 2 July 2019
First Online: 15 July 2019
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: RLF has participated on advisory boards for Amgen, AstraZeneca, MedImmune, Bristol-Myers Squibb, EMD Serono, PPD (Benitec, Immunicum), Eli Lilly, Merck, and Pfizer. In addition, he has received research funding/grant support from AstraZeneca, Medimmune, Bristol-Myers Squibb, PPD, Merck, and VentiRx Pharmaceuticals. EC has served as a consultant for Eisai, Pfizer, Merck, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and is a stock holder of Human Longevity, Inc. RBR has served as a consultant for Stryker and serves on the Speakers Bureau for Merck. He has also received research funding from Bristol-Myers Squibb and MedImmune. BAB has served on the advisory board and/or as a consultant for Amgen, Debiopharma, Celgene, Merck, Boehringer Ingelheim, Genentech, AstraZeneca, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. She has also received research funding from Advaxis, Merck, and Bristol-Myers Squibb. CBB holds stock ownership in PrimeVax and participated in scientific advisory boards for BMS, Roche, PrimeVax and HalioDx. MLG has served as a consultant for Bristol-Myers Squibb, Beyer Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, Genocea, Merck, EMD Serono, Celgene, GSK, AstraZeneca, Roche, Ventana and Aspyrian. MLG is on a DSMB for BioMimetics. KH has received honoraria, research funding, and/or speaker’s bureau fees paid to the institution from Amgen, AstraZeneca, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, MSD, and Pfizer. RL has served as a consultant for AstraZeneca and Regeneron, and has received research funding from Bristol-Myers Squibb, MedImmune, and Ignyta. Additionally, his Wife, Dr. Lily Liu, is an employee of Agonox. LL has receiver honoraria and/or consulting fees from Eisai, Bristol-Myers Squibb, MSD, Merck-Serono, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, Astrazeneca, Roche, Bayer, Debiopharm and Sobi, as well as research funding from Eisai, MSD, Merck-Serono, Boehringer Ingelheim, Novartis, AstraZeneca, and Roche. HM has received research funding from GlaxoSmithKline, MSD, Sanofi Pasteur, GSK PLC, AstraZeneca, and Silence Therapeutics, and is a stock holder of Warwickshire Head Neck Clinic. LKM has received honoraria from Varian, served as a consultant for Bristol-Myers Squibb, and has received research funding from Merck and AstraZeneca. AR has served as a consultant and is on the advisory board for Bristol-Myers Squibb, and has served as a consultant and has served on the speaker’s bureau for FMI. AS has received research funding from Advaxis, LLC. and Tessa Therapeutics. RU has served on the advisory board for Merck. DPZ has served as a principle investigator for clinical trials supported by Bristol-Myers Squibb, Merck, AztraZeneca, MedImmune, Gliknik, and Macrogenics. NYL is on the advisory board/consultant for Merck, Merck-Serono Bristol-Myers Squibb, Sanofi Aventis, Lily, Pfister, Vertex. QTL, RLL, and FW declare no competing interests.