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The MAPP research network: a novel study of urologic chronic pelvic pain syndromes

  • J Quentin Clemens1Email author,
  • Chris Mullins2,
  • John W Kusek2,
  • Ziya Kirkali2,
  • Emeran A Mayer3,
  • Larissa V Rodríguez3,
  • David J Klumpp4,
  • Anthony J Schaeffer4,
  • Karl J Kreder5,
  • Dedra Buchwald6,
  • Gerald L Andriole7,
  • M Scott Lucia8,
  • J Richard Landis9,
  • Daniel J Clauw10 and
  • The MAPP Research Network Study Group
BMC Urology201414:57

Received: 18 June 2014

Accepted: 23 July 2014

Published: 1 August 2014

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Original Submission
18 Jun 2014 Submitted Original manuscript
15 Jul 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Seth Davis
17 Jul 2014 Author responded Author comments - James Quentin Clemens
Resubmission - Version 2
17 Jul 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
23 Jul 2014 Editorially accepted
1 Aug 2014 Article published 10.1186/1471-2490-14-57

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, USA
Division of Digestive Diseases, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Department of Urology, Northwestern University, Chicago, USA
Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
Departments of Epidemiology and Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Division of Urologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
Department of Pathology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, USA
Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
Departments of Anesthesiology and Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA