About the Authors

Takahisa Kawaguchi

Roles Data curation, Formal analysis, Methodology, Software, Visualization, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Center for Genomic Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

Toshihide Shima

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Saiseikai Suita Hospital, Suita, Japan

Masayuki Mizuno

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Saiseikai Suita Hospital, Suita, Japan

Yasuhide Mitsumoto

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Saiseikai Suita Hospital, Suita, Japan

Atsushi Umemura

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Saiseikai Suita Hospital, Suita, Japan

Yoshihiro Kanbara

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Surgery, Saiseikai Suita Hospital, Suita, Japan

Saiyu Tanaka

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Center of Hepatology, Nara Municipal Hospital, Nara, Japan

Yoshio Sumida

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Center of Hepatology, Nara Municipal Hospital, Nara, Japan

Kohichiro Yasui

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

Meiko Takahashi

Roles Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Center for Genomic Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

Keitaro Matsuo

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Division of Molecular and Clinical Epidemiology, Aichi Cancer Center Research Institute, Aichi, Japan

Yoshito Itoh

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology, Kyoto Prefectural University of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

Katsutoshi Tokushige

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan

Etsuko Hashimoto

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, Tokyo Women’s Medical University, Tokyo, Japan

Kendo Kiyosawa

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology, Nagano Red Cross Hospital, Nagano, Japan

Masanori Kawaguchi

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology, Saiseikai Wakayama Hospital, Wakayama, Japan

Hiroyuki Itoh

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology, Kure Saiseikai Hospital, Kure, Japan

Hirofumi Uto

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Digestive and Life-style Related Disease, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medicine and Dental Science, Kagoshima, Japan

Yasuji Komorizono

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Hepatology, Nanpuh Hospital, Kagoshima, Japan

Ken Shirabe

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Surgery and Science, Graduate School of Medical Science, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Shiro Takami

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology, Otsu Municipal Hospital, Otsu, Japan

Toshinari Takamura

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Disease Control and Homeostasis, Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan

Miwa Kawanaka

Roles Data curation, Resources

Affiliation Center of Liver Disease, Kawasaki Hospital, Kawasaki Medical School, Okayama, Japan

Ryo Yamada

Roles Methodology, Software

Affiliation Center for Genomic Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

Fumihiko Matsuda

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Project administration, Supervision, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

fumi@genome.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp (FM); okanoue@suita.saiseikai.or.jp (TO)

Affiliation Center for Genomic Medicine, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto, Japan

Takeshi Okanoue

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Project administration, Resources, Supervision, Validation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

fumi@genome.med.kyoto-u.ac.jp (FM); okanoue@suita.saiseikai.or.jp (TO)

Affiliation Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Saiseikai Suita Hospital, Suita, Japan

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.