ulcerative colitis

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. 

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

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.

Researchers identified bacteria-infecting viruses transmitted from a healthy donor to children with ulcerative colitis during fecal transplantation.

The tools include activity-based protein probes and a metaproteomic database comprising all publicly available microbial protein and peptide sequences.

Through a meta-analysis of 10 pediatric-onset autoimmune diseases, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers found 22 loci shared among the conditions.

The technology links distinctive genomic variants in bacteria of the human gut microbiome to two forms of inflammatory bowel disease.

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Researchers test gene therapy targeting a different cancer protein in a new trial, the New York Times reports.

Pennsylvania State University researchers found that salivary microRNAs could predict which kids would have longer concussion symptoms, according to NPR.

The Associated Press reports Alex Azar, the new Department of Health and Human Services secretary nominee, made millions of dollars as a pharmaceutical executive.

In PNAS this week: immune profiling of breast cancer, transposable element patterns in rice, and more.