Bioinformatics Looms Large in Effort to Uncover Arthritis Genes | GenomeWeb

ROCKVILLE, Md.--Bioinformatics is expected to play an important role in the research efforts of the newly formed North American Rheumatoid Arthritis Consortium (NARAC) here, a coalition of medical research centers and other arthritis-related institutions that has the mission of finding genes that determine susceptibility to the disease. Consortium members include the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the Arthritis Foundation, and a dozen research centers nationwide.

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