Washington: Seven new genetic regions associated with pulmonary fibrosis have been identified in a new genome-wide association study of more than 6,000 people.In the study, researchers at National Jewish Health, the University of Colorado and several other institutions found a number of genes associated with host defense, cell-cell adhesion and DNA repair, which provide clues to possible mechanisms underlying this currently untreatable disease."This research gives us several new targets for investigation of pulmonary fibrosis," David Schwartz, MD, senior author on the paper, Professor of Medicine at National Jewish Health and Chair of Medicine the University of Colorado School of Medicine, said.
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