We welcome the readers to the Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Meeting of the Organ Failure Academy in Trieste, Italy. The Organ Failure Academy (OFA) was established by Professor Antonino Gullo in 1991 and the first meeting was held in 1992. I had the honor of being asked by Professor Gullo to serve as Honorary President of the OFA. The meetings of the OFA bring together distinguished scientists-clinicians from around the world to present and discuss their contributions to the care of the critically ill and injured.
KeywordsSystemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome Toxic Shock Syndrome Magic Bullet Integrative Biology
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