Review by Cary Gross – 11/29/2017 – 11:16am

Data Request Number: No Data Request Assigned Is the scientific purpose of the research proposal clearly described?: Yes Will request create or materially enhance generalizable scientific and/or medical knowledge to inform science and public health?: Yes Can the proposed research be reasonably addressed using the requested data?: Yes, or it’s highly likely Please use this space to provide any comments, feedback or concerns (optional):

Although this is an interesting project, the authors are over-stating the novelty of a patient-level risk assessment.  They may want to highlight the novelty of their approach to tackling this important problem, rather than claiming they are entering completely new territory.

Recommendation for this data request: Approve