Lupus Gene Finding Prompts Call for More DNA Samples. Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Study  
12/2/2007 10:45:18 PM

Wellcome Trust researchers have identified a key gene involved in the disease lupus, which affects around 50 000 people in the UK, most of them women. The lead researcher behind the study has called for more patients to volunteer DNA samples to enable them to further study the underlying causes of the disease.