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HCMI Publication Guidelines

The Human Cancer Model Initiative (HCMI) is a "community resource" and releases models and case-associated clinical, biospecimen, and molecular characterization data to the broader research community. 

The initiative members plan to publish a joint comprehensive manuscript when the number of models released reaches a critical number. We, therefore, request that investigators do not publish a manuscript using a large cohort of HCMI models and data before the paper is published. Use and publication of up to five models is acceptable and we suggest acknowledging HCMI as follows: 

"The models and the data are from the Human Cancer Models Initiative (HCMI); dbGaP accession number phs001486." 

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