LRRK2 Gene May Link Crohn’s and Parkinson’s Among Ashkenazi Jews, Study Finds

LRRK2 Gene May Link Crohn’s and Parkinson’s Among Ashkenazi Jews, Study Finds
Ashkenazi Jews with Crohn’s disease are more likely to have mutations on the LRRK2 gene — a known cause of inherited Parkinson’s disease  — say researchers with the Icahn School of Medicine at New York’s Mount Sinai Hospital. The study, “Functional variants in the LRRK2 gene confer shared effects on risk for Crohn’s disease and Parkinson’s disease,” appeared

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