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  • Contributors LP-B conceived the study. BC wrote the article and created tables and figure. WJS, SS, RP, SD, and LP-B critically reviewed the content of the paper. The manuscript was approved by all authors.

  • Funding William Sandborn is supported in part by the NIDDK-funded San Diego Digestive Diseases Research Center (P30 DK120515).

  • Competing interests WJS reports: research grants from Abbvie, Abivax, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim, Celgene, Genentech, Gilead Sciences, Glaxo Smith Kline, Janssen, Lilly, Pfizer, Prometheus Biosciences, Seres Therapeutics, Shire, Takeda, Theravance Biopharma; consulting fees from Abbvie, Abivax, Admirx, Alfasigma, Alimentiv (previously Robarts Clinical Trials, owned by Alimentiv Health Trust), Alivio Therapeutics, Allakos, Amgen, Applied Molecular Transport, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Bausch Health (Salix), Beigene, Bellatrix Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim, Boston Pharmaceuticals, Bristol Meyers Squibb, Celgene, Celltrion, Cellularity, Cosmo Pharmaceuticals, Escalier Biosciences, Equillium, Forbion, Genentech/Roche, Gilead Sciences, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Gossamer Bio, Immunic (Vital Therapies), Index Pharmaceuticals, Intact Therapeutics, Janssen, Kyverna Therapeutics, Landos Biopharma, Lilly, Oppilan Pharma, Otsuka, Pandion Therapeutics, Pfizer, Progenity, Prometheus Biosciences, Protagonists Therapeutics, Provention Bio, Reistone Biopharma, Seres Therapeutics, Shanghai Pharma Biotherapeutics, Shire, Shoreline Biosciences, Sublimity Therapeutics, Surrozen, Takeda, Theravance Biopharma, Thetis Pharmaceuticals, Tillotts Pharma, UCB, Vendata Biosciences, Ventyx Biosciences, Vimalan Biosciences, Vivelix Pharmaceuticals, Vivreon Biosciences, Zealand Pharma; and stock or stock options from Allakos, BeiGene, Gossamer Bio, Oppilan Pharma, Prometheus Biosciences, Progenity, Shoreline Biosciences, Ventyx Biosciences, Vimalan Biosciences, Vivreon Biosciences. Spouse: Iveric Bio—consultant, stock options; Progenity—stock; Oppilan Pharma—consultant, stock options; Prometheus Biosciences—employee, stock, stock options; Ventyx Biosciences—stock, stock options; Vimalan Biosciences—stock, stock options. SS reports speaker, advisory and consulting roles for AbbVie, Amgen, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Eisai Medical Research, Eli Lilly, Ferring, Genentech, Gilead, Janssen, Merck, Pfizer, Shire Pharmaceuticals, Sandoz, Takeda, Tillotts, RP reports Consultant for: AbbVie, AGI Therapeutics, Alba Therapeutics, Amgen, Astellas, Athersys, Atlantic Healthcare, BioBalance, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, CoMentis, Cosmo Technologies, Coronado Biosciences, Cytokine Pharmasciences, Eisai Medical Research, Elan, EnGene, Eli Lilly, Enteromedics, Ferring, Flexion Therapeutics, Genentech, Genzyme, Gilead, Given Imaging, GlaxoSmithKline, Human Genome Sciences, Ironwood, Janssen, Merck & Co., Merck Research Laboratories, MerckSerono, Nisshin Kyorin, Novo Nordisk, NPS Pharmaceuticals, Optimer, Orexigen, PDL Biopharma, Pfizer, Procter and Gamble, Santarus, Shire Pharmaceuticals, Sigmoid Pharma, Sirtris (a GSK company), Sandoz, S.L.A. Pharma (UK), Targacept, Teva, Therakos, Tillotts, TxCell SA, Speaker’s fees for Abbvie, Amgen, Celgene, Ferring, Janssen, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, Prometheus, Sandoz, Shire, Takeda Advisory board attendance for Abbvie, Abbott, Allergan, Amgen,Biogen Idec, Eisai, Ferring, Genentech, Janssen, Merck, Shire, Elan, GlaxoSmithKline, Hospira, Pfizer, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Takeda, Cubist, Celgene, Salix, Roche. Research/educational support from Abbvie, Ferring, Janssen, Shire Takeda. SD has served as a speaker, consultant, and advisory board member for Schering-Plough, AbbVie, Actelion, Alphawasserman, AstraZeneca, Cellerix, Cosmo Pharmaceuticals, Ferring, Genentech, Grunenthal, Johnson and Johnson, Millenium Takeda, MSD, Nikkiso Europe GmbH, Novo Nordisk, Nycomed, Pfizer, Pharmacosmos, UCB Pharma and Vifor. LP-B has served as a speaker, consultant and advisory board member for Merck, Abbvie, Janssen, Genentech, Mitsubishi, Ferring, Norgine, Tillots, Vifor, Hospira/Pfizer, Celltrion, Takeda, Biogaran, Boerhinger-Ingelheim, Lilly, HAC Pharma, Index Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, Sandoz, Forward Pharma GmbH, Celgene, Biogen, Lycera, Samsung Bioepis, Theravance.

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