University of Texas Rheumatologists Discover Two Genes Related to Disabling Form of Arthritis

Published: Oct 22, 2007

HOUSTON—(Oct. 22, 2007)—Work done in part by researchers at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston has led to the discovery of two genes that cause ankylosing spondylitis, an inflammatory and potentially disabling disease. The findings are published in the Oct. 21 online edition of Nature Genetics, a journal that emphasizes research on the genetic basis for common and complex diseases.

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