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    Crohn’s Disease

    Polygenic threat ratings from multi-populace information should enhance IBD predictions

    Using genetic data from nearly 30,000 individuals, Mount Sinai researchers have assembled hazard scores from a combination of datasets representing distinct ancestral populations that improve prediction of risk for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The research was published in Gastroenterology on December 24. The researchers found that polygenic risk scores,