Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has emerged as a global disease, yet identifying those at higher risk of developing IBD remains challenging. A new study highlights the use of a multi-ethnic polygenic risk score to determine risk of inflammatory bowel disease in a large primary care population.
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A.N.A. is supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, Crohn’s and Colitis foundation, and the Chleck Family Foundation.
A.N.A. has served on the scientific advisory board of Kyn Therapeutics, Sun Pharma and Gilead.
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Ananthakrishnan, A.N. IBD risk prediction using multi-ethnic polygenic risk scores. Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 18, 217–218 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41575-021-00425-5