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Received: 2 January 2018
Accepted: 27 April 2018
First Online: 7 June 2018
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: This study was conducted in accordance with the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki, and all centers received approval from independent ethics committees or institutional review boards.
: IB McInnes received research grants, consultation fees, or speaker honoraria from AbbVie, Amgen, BMS, Celgene, Janssen, Lilly, Novartis, Pfizer, and UCB. PJ Mease received research grants, consultation fees, or speaker honoraria from AbbVie, Amgen, BMS, Celgene, Crescendo Bioscience, Genentech, Janssen, Eli Lilly, Merck, Novartis, Pfizer, and UCB. G Schett received speaker fees from Abbvie, BMS, Celgene, Chugai, Eli Lilly, Janssen, Novartis, Roche, and UCB. B Kirkham received research support from AbbVie, Novartis, Roche; served as a consultant and speaker for Abbott, BMS, Chugai, MSD, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, UCB; and participated in speakers bureaus for Abbott, BMS, Chugai, MSD, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, UCB. V Strand is a founding member of the executive of Outcome Measures in Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinical Trials (OMERACT), an organization that develops outcome measures in rheumatology and receives arms-length funding from 36 companies; a member of the American College of Rheumatology’s Clinical Trials Task Force and Chair of the American College of Rheumatology/OMERACT Imaging Subcommittee. Dr. Strand also has served as a consultant and member of advisory boards for AbbVie, Alder, Amgen Corporation, AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boehringer Ingelheim, Celltrion, Genentech/Roche, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen, Eli Lily, Novartis, Pfizer, Regeneron, Sandoz, Sanofi, and UCB. N Williams is a consultant for Novartis through employment at RTI Health Solutions and is an employee of RTI Health Solutions. T Fox, L Pricop, SM Jugl, and KK Gandhi are employees of Novartis and own Novartis stock.
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