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Effects of endogenous sex hormones on lung function and symptom control in adolescents with asthma

  • Mark D. DeBoer1,
  • Brenda R. Phillips2,
  • David T. Mauger2,
  • Joe Zein3,
  • Serpil C. Erzurum3,
  • Anne M. Fitzpatrick4,
  • Benjamin M. Gaston5,
  • Ross Myers5,
  • Kristie R. Ross5,
  • James Chmiel5,
  • Min Jie Lee4,
  • John V. Fahy6,
  • Michael Peters6,
  • Ngoc P. Ly6,
  • Sally E. Wenzel7,
  • Merritt L. Fajt7,
  • Fernando Holguin7,
  • Wendy C. Moore8,
  • Stephen P. Peters8,
  • Deborah Meyers8,
  • Eugene R. Bleecker8,
  • Mario Castro9,
  • Andrea M. Coverstone9,
  • Leonard B. Bacharier9,
  • Nizar N. Jarjour10,
  • Ronald L. Sorkness10,
  • Sima Ramratnam10,
  • Anne-Marie Irani11,
  • Elliot Israel12,
  • Bruce Levy12,
  • Wanda Phipatanakul12,
  • Jonathan M. Gaffin12 and
  • W. Gerald Teague1Email author
BMC Pulmonary MedicineBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201818:58

Received: 31 July 2017

Accepted: 9 March 2018

Published: 10 April 2018

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Original Submission
31 Jul 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
26 Jan 2018 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Anita Kozyrskyj
1 Feb 2018 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Joerg Mattes
2 Mar 2018 Author responded Author comments - Mark Daniel DeBoer
Resubmission - Version 2
2 Mar 2018 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Mar 2018 Author responded Author comments - Mark Daniel DeBoer
Resubmission - Version 3
7 Mar 2018 Submitted Manuscript version 3
9 Mar 2018 Editorially accepted
10 Apr 2018 Article published 10.1186/s12890-018-0612-x

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Authors’ Affiliations

University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, USA
Pennsylvania State University School of Medicine, Hershey, USA
Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, USA
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA
Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, Cleveland, USA
San Francisco School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, USA
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, USA
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, USA
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, USA
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Richmond, USA
Harvard University School of Medicine, Boston, USA