About the Authors

Ashwin Agarwal

Roles Data curation, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, United States of America

Russell P. Hall III

Roles Conceptualization, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Department of Dermatology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Lionel L. Bañez

Roles Conceptualization, Formal analysis, Methodology, Resources, Software, Writing – review & editing

Affiliation Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Adela R. Cardones

Roles Conceptualization, Data curation, Formal analysis, Funding acquisition, Investigation, Methodology, Project administration, Supervision, Writing – original draft, Writing – review & editing

adela.cardones@duke.edu

Affiliations Department of Dermatology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America, Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

I would like to affirm that I have read the journal's policy and the authors of this manuscript have the following competing interests: Dr. Hall serves as consultant for and has received research grant support from Stiefel- a GSK Company and Syntimmune. He is a member of the data and safety monitoring board for Roche International, a member of the Eli Lilly Pemphigus Advisory Board and a consultant for Incyte and Principia. Dr. Cardones has received research grant support from Pfizer and is a consultant for Syntimmune. She is also a site investigator for Gilead. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.