Submitted for Publication: May 7, 2015; final revision received July 13, 2015; accepted July 14, 2015.
Published Online: November 5, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.4343.
Author Contributions: Drs Schuermeyer and Singh had full access to all the data in the study and take responsibility for the integrity of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Schuermeyer, Triozzi, Singh, Sharp.
Acquisition, analysis, or interpretation of data: All authors.
Drafting of the manuscript: Schuermeyer, Triozzi, Singh.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important intellectual content: All authors.
Statistical analysis: Bena.
Obtained funding: Triozzi.
Administrative, technical, or material support:Schuermeyer, Maican, Sharp.
Study supervision: Schuermeyer, Triozzi, Singh.
Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.
Funding/Support: This work was supported in part by grant R01CA136776 from the National Cancer Institute; National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland (Dr Triozzi, Dr Singh); Falk Trust,Chicago, Illinois (Dr Singh, Dr Triozzi); Ratner Foundation, New York, New York (Dr Singh); and an unrestricted grant from Research to Prevent Blindness (Cole Eye Institute).
Role of the Funder/Sponsor: Funding organizations listed above sponsored a broad multidisciplinary investigation of uveal melanoma, part of which is reported herein. Funding organizations listed above did not have any role in collection, management, analysis, and interpretation of the data; preparation, review, or approval of the manuscript; and decision to submit the manuscript for publication.