About the Authors

Jatin Roper

Contributed equally to this work with: Jatin Roper, Michael P. Richardson

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Michael P. Richardson

Contributed equally to this work with: Jatin Roper, Michael P. Richardson

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Wei Vivian Wang

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Larissa Georgeon Richard

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Wei Chen

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Erin M. Coffee

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Mark J. Sinnamon

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Lydia Lee

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Peng-Chieh Chen

Affiliation Department of Genetics, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Roderick T. Bronson

Affiliation Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Eric S. Martin

Affiliation Dana Farber/Harvard Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Kenneth E. Hung

khung@tuftsmedicalcenter.org

Affiliation Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JR MR KH. Performed the experiments: JR MR MS EC LL WW LR WC. Analyzed the data: JR MR KH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JR MR MS EC LL WW RB EM KH PC. Wrote the paper: JR MR KH.