Genetic Connections Between Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Parkinson’s Disease Identified in Mount Sinai Study

Research suggests new avenues for combined therapeutic strategies
Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have made a significant discovery, identifying genetic connections between inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and Parkinson’s disease (PD). Published in Genome Medicine on May 14, their study highlights the potential for joint therapeutic strategies to target these two challenging disorders. The open-access article is titled “The Landscape of Rare Genetic Variation Associated with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Parkinson’s Disease Comorbidity.”
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