Crohn's disease

Gut microbiome researchers have identified features associated with everything from Crohn's disease to salt intake, immune activity, and hypertension.

The newly announced Microbiome Immunity Project seeks to discover links between autoimmune diseases and bacteria in and on the human body.

A team has identified disease loci for Crohn's and ulcerative colitis using fine mapping alongside high-density genotyping. 

The model incorporates clinical, serological, and gene expression factors, and could be used to tailor treatment choices.

A genome-wide association study of more than 2,700 individuals with Crohn's disease uncovered prognosis-related loci distinct from those linked to disease risk.

Based on genetic patterns in thousands of individuals with primary sclerosing cholangitis, researchers identified four new risk loci and explored ties to IBD.

In colon tissue samples from individuals with Crohn's disease, researchers discovered either colon- or ileum-like expression features.

A team of scientists and entrepreneurs is trying to build a company around a dataset from a large multi-omics clinical study funded by Genome Canada.

Researchers used genomic approaches to search for disease clues in purified cells from ileum or colon biopsies of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease patients.

IQuity's current tests analyze gene expression patterns detected in mRNA, but the firm is also exploring the diagnostic potential of long non-coding RNAs.

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