Georgetown U. Researchers Said to Identify Markers That Lead to HBV Drug Resistance | GenomeWeb

A team of researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center said it has stumbled upon a genetic marker that might eventually help physicians better treat patients with hepatitis B.

The scientists claim to have discovered a way to predict which patients with the disease will have a positive response to a commonly prescribed treatment, and which patients will likely develop resistance or reject the drug outright.

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