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Gene Signatures for Scleroderma Discovered in Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center Study


7/17/2008 7:21:15 AM

ScienceDaily — Distinct genetic profiles can discern different groups of patients with scleroderma, a vexing autoimmune disease in which the body turns against itself, Dartmouth Medical School researchers report. Their discovery of distinguishing molecular subtypes within the disease offers new insight into the complexity of a poorly understood and hard to treat illness and opens a window for better diagnosis and targeted therapies.

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