Monthly Archives: January 2014

Researchers Complete a Milestone in Defining the Genetic Basis of Rheumatoid Arthritis


Manhasset, NY – An international group of investigators has discovered new genes, pathways and cell types that are involved in inherited susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The findings are published online in Nature. Scientists performed a genome-wide association study (GWAS) meta-analysis in more than 100,000 people of European and Asian descent. They discovered 42 new sites… read more

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