Thursday, June 07, 2007

Genes and disease - Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium

The media today is reporting the first results from the Wellcome Trust Case Control Consortium, which aims to find the genes associated with common diseases. Some results for Crohn's disease, diabetes (type 1 and type 2), bipolar disorder, coronary heart disease, hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis .

The Study as a whole has a webpage at

>>Read a report in the Guardian

The results are published in Nature and Nature Genetics (a letter and a brief communication).

And there is a report on the Biochemist e-volution news site as well (mentioned in an email from Frank Norman at the NIMR to a discussion list).

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