About the Authors
- Gaurav Arora
- Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, United States of America
- Ajitha Mannalithara, George Triadafilopoulos, Gurkirpal Singh
- Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, United States of America
- Alka Mithal, Gurkirpal Singh
- Division of Epidemiology, Institute of Clinical Outcomes Research and Education, Palo Alto, California, United States of America
This research was supported in part by a research grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Deerfield, Illinois. The authors have delared no other competing interests exist. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.
Conceived and designed the experiments: GA A. Mannalithara A. Mithal GT GS. Performed the experiments: GA A. Mannalithara A. Mithal GT GS. Analyzed the data: GA A. Mannalithara GT GS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: GA A. Mannalithara A. Mithal GT GS. Wrote the paper: GA A. Mannalithara A. Mithal GT GS.