About the Authors

Tatsuhiro Masaoka

Affiliation Translational Research Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Tim Vanuytsel

Affiliation Translational Research Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Christophe Vanormelingen

Affiliation Translational Research Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Sebastien Kindt

Affiliation Translational Research Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Shadea Salim Rasoel

Affiliation Translational Research Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Werend Boesmans

Affiliation Translational Research Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Gert De Hertogh

Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Ricard Farré

Affiliation Translational Research Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Pieter Vanden Berghe

Affiliation Translational Research Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Jan Tack

Jan.Tack@med.kuleuven.be

Affiliation Translational Research Center for Gastrointestinal Disorders, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TM TV CV SK WB RF PVB JT. Performed the experiments: TM TV CV SK WB GDH SSR. Analyzed the data: TM TV CV SK WB GDH RF. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: TM TV CV SK SSR WB GDH RF PVB JT. Wrote the paper: TM TV CV RF WB PVB JT. Provided funding: JT.