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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Effects beyond the Lungs

  • Peter J. Barnes mail

    p.j.barnes@imperial.ac.uk

    Affiliation: National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

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  • Published: March 16, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000220

About the Author

Peter J. Barnes
National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

Corresponding Author

Email: p.j.barnes@imperial.ac.uk

Competing Interests

PJB is on the Editorial Board of PLoS Medicine.

Author Contributions

ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: PJB. Wrote the first draft of the paper: PJB.