Potential conflict of interest: Dr. Nelson receives research support from Vertex, Merck, Phamassett, Genentech/Roche, Gilead, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Tibotec, Bayer/Onyx and serves on advisory boards of Merck, Pharmassett, Genentech/Roche, Gilead, Tibotec, and Bayer/Onyx, and is a consultant for Vertex.
Dr. Thomas receives research support from Merck, Gilead and serves on a Merck advisory board.
Dr. Ghany, Dr. Seeff, and Dr. Strader have nothing to report.‡
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