Accepted for Publication: October 26, 2011.
Published Online: December 12, 2011. doi:10.1001/archneurol.2011.2910
Author Contributions: All of the authors had full access to all of the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis. Study concept and design: Sahm, Capper, Paulus, and von Deimling. Acquisition of data: Sahm, Jeibmann, Habel, Troost, and von Deimling. Analysis and interpretation of data: Sahm, Capper, Jeibmann, and von Deimling. Drafting of the manuscript: Sahm and von Deimling. Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: Capper, Jeibmann, Habel, Paulus, and Troost. Statistical analysis: von Deimling. Obtained funding: von Deimling. Administrative, technical, and material support: Sahm, Capper, Jeibmann, Paulus, Troost, and von Deimling. Study supervision: Sahm, Capper, and von Deimling.
Financial Disclosure: Under a licensing agreement between Dianova GmbH, Hamburg, Germany, and the German Cancer Research Center, Drs Capper and von Deimling are entitled to a share of royalties received by the German Cancer Research Center on the sales of H09 antibody. The terms of this arrangement are being managed by the German Cancer Research Center in accordance with its conflict of interest policies.
Funding/Support: This work was supported by Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung grants 01ES0730 and 01GS0883.
Additional Contributions: We thank R. Sersansie for excellent technical support.