TREMFYA®? Induces Clinical and Endoscopic Improvements in Patients with Moderately to Severely Active Crohn’s Disease based on Interim Results from Phase 2 Study
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*Dr William J. Sandborn is a paid consultant for Janssen. He has not been compensated for any media work.
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