The importance of validating proposed genetic profiles in IBD.

The inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs), Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), are lifelong chronic, incurable and disabling inflammatory disorders that are most frequently diagnosed between the ages of 15 and 35 years. They occur in all ethnic groups, and over recent years, there has been a marked increase in their incidence and prevalence… CONTINUE READING