Conflict of Interest

All Authors, Referees, and Editors must disclose any financial and personal relationships with other people or organizations that could inappropriately influence (bias) their work. They may include:

•  Employment – recent, current, and anticipated by any organization
•  Sources of funding – research support by any organization
•  Personal financial interests – stocks and shares in companies that may gain or lose financially through publication; consultation fees or other forms of remuneration from organizations; patents or patent applications whose value may be affected by publication
•  Membership of relevant organizations
•  Working or having recently worked in the same institution or department as the authors
•  Having recently been supervisors, mentors, mentees, close collaborators, or joint grant holders with the authors
•  Having a personal relationship with any of the authors

All manuscripts must include a competing interests section. If the authors have no competing interests please state "The authors declare no conflict of interest".