As a provider approved by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) requires attested and signed global disclosure of the existence of all financial interests or relationships with commercial interest from any individual in a position to control the content of a CME activity sponsored by OCME.
The following relationships have been reported for this activity:
Lisa Fox, PA-C, MS, reports receiving a consulting fee for serving on advisory boards for Biogen Idec and EMD Serono, Inc.; and for receiving meals from Genentech, Inc., and Genzyme Corporation.
Scott Newsome, DO, MSCS, FAAN, reports receiving a consulting fee for attending a scientific board meeting for Biogen Idec, Celgene, EMD Serono, Inc., and Genentech, Inc., and for serving as a principal investigator for Biogen Idec and Genentech, Inc.
No other individual with the opportunity to affect this educational content has indicated any financial interests or relationships with a commercial entity.
Note: Grants to investigators at The Johns Hopkins University are negotiated and administered by the institution that receives the grants, typically through the Office of Research Administration. Individual investigators who participate in the sponsored project(s) are not directly compensated by the sponsor, but may receive salary or other support from the institution to support their effort on the project(s).