Largest Gene Study of Childhood Inflammatory Bowel Disease Identifies Five New Genes, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Study  
11/16/2009 6:47:51 AM

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ScienceDaily (Nov. 16, 2009) — In the largest, most comprehensive genetic analysis of childhood-onset inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), an international research team has identified five new gene regions, including one involved in a biological pathway that helps drive the painful inflammation of the digestive tract that characterizes the disease.