Journal article

Four year efficacy of prophylactic human papillomavirus quadrivalent vaccine against low grade cervical, vulvar, and vaginal intraepithelial neoplasia and anogenital warts: randomised controlled trial

Joakim Dillner, Susanne K Kjaer, Cosette M Wheeler, Kristjan Sigurdsson, Ole-Erik Iversen, Mauricio Hernandez-Avila, Gonzalo Perez, Darron R Brown, Laura A Koutsky, Eng Hseon Tay, Patricia Garcia, Kevin A Ault, Suzanne M Garland, Sepp Leodolter, Sven-Eric Olsson, Grace WK Tang, Daron G Ferris, Jorma Paavonen, Matti Lehtinen, Marc Steben Show all

British Medical Journal | B M J PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2010

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Funding Acknowledgements

Merck Research Laboratories, a division of Merck & Company, funded these studies.Role of the funding source: The studies were designed by the sponsor (Merck & Company) in collaboration with external investigators and an external data and safety monitoring board. The sponsor collated the data, monitored the conduct of the study, performed the statistical analysis, and coordinated the writing of the manuscript with all authors. The authors were actively involved in the collection, analysis, or interpretation of the data, the revising of the manuscript for intellectual content, and approved the final manuscript.JD has received consultancy fees, lecture fees, and research grants from Merck & Company and Sanofi Pasteur MSD. SKK has received consultancy fees and has received funding through her institution to conduct HPV vaccine studies for Sanofi Pasteur MSD and Digene. SMG has received advisory board fees and grant support from Commonwealth Serum Laboratories and GlaxoSmithKline, lecture fees from Merck & Company, and funding through her institution to conduct HPV vaccine studies for GlaxoSmithKline. CMW has received funding through her institution to conduct HPV vaccine studies for GlaxoSmithKline, and has received reagents and equipment from Roche Molecular Systems for HPV genotyping studies. KS has received consultancy fees from Merck & Company. O-EI has received lecture fees from Merck & Company and GlaxoSmithKline. LLV has received lecture fees, advisory board fees, and consultancy fees from Merck & Company and Sanofi Pasteur MSD. KAA has received consultancy and advisory board fees. MH-A has received lecture fees and grant support from Merck & Company. GP has received lecture fees and consultancy fees from Merck & Company and Sanofi Pasteur MSD. DRB has received lecture fees, advisory board fees, and intellectual property fees. SLe has received lecture fees from Merck & Company and Sanofi Pasteur MSD. S-EO has received lecture fees from Merck & Company. DGF has received consultancy fees and funding through his institution to conduct HPV vaccine studies for GlaxoSmithKline, and lecture fees and consultancy fees from Merck & Company. JP has received consultancy fees, advisory board fees, and lecture fees from Merck & Company. MS has received lecture fees and grant support from Merck & Company. FXB has received lecture fees from Merck & Company and GlaxoSmithKline, and has received funding through his institution to conduct HPV vaccine studies for GlaxoSmithKline. EAJ has received lecture fees from Merck & Company, Sanofi Pasteur MSD, and GlaxoSmithKline. SM has received lecture fees, advisory board fees, and consultancy fees from Merck & Company and Sanofi Pasteur MSD. NM has received lecture fees, advisory board fees, and consultancy fees from Merck & Company and Sanofi Pasteur MSD. Additionally, S-EO, CMW, MH-A, LLV, O-EI, GWKT, FXB, JP, JD, EHT, SLe, EAJ, SKK, GP, DGF, KS, MS, LAK, and DRB have received funding through their institutions to conduct HPV vaccine studies for Merck & Company. FJT, CR, AT, JTB, RM, SV, TMH, RH, and EB are employees of Merck & Company and potentially own stock or stock options in the company.