TITLE

Navigating the road to personalized medicine: Can we believe?

AUTHOR(S)
Hirschfield, Gideon M.; Amos, Christopher I.; Siminovitch, Katherine A.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/20/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 7, p651
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article comments on an article related to the risk factors associated with Crohn disease, publsihed within the issue. It states that nucleotide binding oligomerization domain 2 (NOD2) and caspase recruitment domain 15 (CARD15) are variants to the risk for Crohn disease. It mentions that the genetic contribution to this disease is engendered by 30 gene variants. The study results reinforce the future of personalized medicine.
ACCESSION #
50620146

 

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