World IBD Day And Research

May 18, 2015
In less than a year’s time, 23andMe is more than halfway to its goal of enrolling 10,000 patients in its study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which will look more...
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Raising Awareness About IBD

January 05, 2015
Over the summer 23andMe launched a collaborative study with Pfizer to study the research inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). We’ve been encouraged by the number of people diagnosed with either Crohn’s...
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Pfizer’s Director of Precision Medicine, Dr. Kenneth Eugene Hung

October 01, 2014
This summer 23andMe launched a new research initiative to study Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 23andMe has the good fortune to be collaborating with Pfizer on this study. Pfizer brings a wealth...
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Gut Check – A Short List of IBD Blogs

August 29, 2014
It might not be genetic but there appears to be a clear association between having inflammatory bowel disease and having a damn good sense of humor. IBD is a serious...
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New Study To Look At The Genetics Of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

August 12, 2014
For people battling Inflammatory Bowel Disease – an umbrella diagnosis that includes serious digestive conditions such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis – it’s easy to feel isolated and alone....
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SNPwatch: Piecing Together The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Puzzle

November 20, 2009
Inflammatory  bowel disease (IBD) is a chronic autoimmune disorder — encompassing both Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis —  that affects more than a million people in the United States. Normally,...
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Researchers Take A Step Toward Developing New Drugs For Crohn’s Disease

July 16, 2009
The exact causes of Crohn’s disease remain a mystery, but scientists do know that genetic factors play an important part. More than 30 variations have been associated with increased risk...
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SNPwatch: Genetic Variation May Increase Risk For Atopic Dermatitis

April 08, 2009
SNPwatch gives you the latest news about research linking various traits and conditions to individual genetic variations. These studies are exciting because they offer a glimpse into how genetics may...
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SNPwatch: Number of SNPs Associated with Crohn’s Disease Triples

June 30, 2008
A large international collaboration of researchers has tripled the number of SNPs associated with Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel disease that affects about 500,000 Americans. Their results were published online...
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