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Potential new treatment target for Crohn’s disease

Posted: August 9 2019

Fabio Cominelli, MD, professor of medicine at the School of Medicine and chief of gastroenterology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, led a three-year study, published recently in Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology, focusing on the chronic inflammation that occurs in genetically susceptible individuals with CD. Using mouse models of CD, Cominelli and his team […]

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Editing of gut bacteria reduces cancer in mice with colitis

Posted: August 3 2019

Researchers have found that editing of the genes of the bacteria present in the guts of mice could help reduce the inflammation and associated risk of colorectal cancers. The research from the UT Southwestern scientists has been published this week in the latest issue of the Journal of Experimental Medicine. The study is titled, “Editing of […]

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