SAN FRANCISCO--Researchers at the University of California here have launched a new study that aims to identify the genes linked to the potentially fatal autoimmune disease lupus. Led by Lindsey Criswell, the team will focus on 10 candidate genes believed to predispose individuals to the disease, which strikes a disproportionate number of women, African-Americans, and Hispanics.

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