Financial Disclosure

Should apply for all manuscript submissions, including letters to the editor, opinion pieces, informal essays, and book reviews.

Authors are expected to provide detailed information about any relevant financial interests or financial conflicts within the past 5 years and for the foreseeable future.

Many universities and other institutions and organizations have established policies and thresholds for reporting financial interests and other conflict of interests.

Authors who have no relevant financial interests are asked to provide a statement indicating that they have no financial interests related to the material in the manuscript.

Example:

Dr de Lemos reported receiving research grants and honoraria and consulting fees for speaking from Biosite and Roche. Dr Blazing reported receiving honoraria from Merck and Pfizer.