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William Sandborn, M.D. is a Co-Founder of Shoreline Biosciences.

Dr. Sandborn completed medical school and an internal medicine residency at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda California.

He completed a gastroenterology fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in 1993.

From 1993-2010, he was on the faculty of the Mayo Clinic, rising to Professor of Medicine, Vice Chairman of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Associate Dean of Research for Intellectual Property and Industry Relations.

In 2011, he became a tenured Professor of Medicine, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, and Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at the University of California San Diego.

Dr. Sandborn has published over 795 peer-reviewed articles including articles in the New England Journal of Medicine, Nature, Lancet, JAMA, Annals of Internal Medicine, and Gastroenterology. His h-index is 138.

He is a member of the editorial board for the New England Journal of Medicine. In 2019, he was awarded the Sherman Prize for his work in inflammatory bowel disease. He was a scientific co-founder of Santarus (acquired by Salix Pharmaceuticals in 2013, now Bausch Health), and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Prometheus Biosciences.