About the Authors

Katrin Neumann

kat.neumann@uke.de

Affiliations Department of Medicine I for Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Research Center Immunosciences, Charité—Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany, Department of Cellular Immunology, Clinic for Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charité—Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany

Ulrike Erben

Affiliations Department of Medicine I for Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Research Center Immunosciences, Charité—Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany

Nils Kruse

Affiliation Department of Medicine I for Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Katja Wechsung

Affiliation Department of Medicine I for Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Michael Schumann

Affiliation Department of Medicine I for Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Katja Klugewitz

Affiliation Department of Medicine I for Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Alexander Scheffold

Contributed equally to this work with: Alexander Scheffold, Anja A. Kühl

Affiliations Department of Cellular Immunology, Clinic for Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Charité—Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany, German Rheumatism Research Centre Berlin, an Institute of the Leibniz-Association, Berlin, Germany

Anja A. Kühl

Contributed equally to this work with: Alexander Scheffold, Anja A. Kühl

Affiliations Department of Medicine I for Gastroenterology, Infectious Diseases and Rheumatology, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Charité—Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Research Center Immunosciences, Charité—Universitätsmedizin, Berlin, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: KN UE KK. Performed the experiments: KN NK KW MS. Analyzed the data: KN NK KW MS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: MS KK AS AAK. Wrote the paper: KN UE AS AAK.