By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) –Montreal's McGill University will partner with the International Serious Adverse Events Consortium (iSAEC) to enable studies of the genetic basis of adverse reactions to Tuberculosis treatment.

The iSAEC's International Drug Induced Liver Injury Consortium (IDILIC) currently is recruiting patients with serious liver injuries from drugs and McGill is serving as the coordinating center for an international randomized trial for the treatment of latent TB.

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17
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15
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29
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