Gene Mutations May Predict Risk of IBD Treatments’ Side Effects

Gene Mutations May Predict Risk of IBD Treatments’ Side Effects
Mutations in the NUDT15 gene may predict predisposition to side effects of immunosuppressants — substances that change the function of the immune system — in European patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a study suggests. The development of a test that can show whether a patient has one of the mutations might improve management of the condition. The study, "Association of Genetic Variants in NUDT15 With Thiopurine-Induced Myelosuppression in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease," was published in the Journal of the American Me
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  1. mary mccarty says:

    Please send more information on Cell therapy for Crohn’s my grandson is 20 and was diagnosed in high school senior year. He’s having a tough time with depression and controlling his diet. He goes for infusions every two months or every month not sure.

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