Insight from genome-wide association studies in rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis.


Autoimmune diseases are caused by multiple genes and environmental effects. In addition, genetic contributions and the number of associated genes differ among different diseases and ethnic populations. Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) on rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and multiple sclerosis (MS) show that these diseases share many genetic factors. Recently… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.febslet.2011.05.025