Epidemiology of ankylosing spondylitis: IGAS 2009

Reveille, John D. & Brown, Matthew A. (2010) Epidemiology of ankylosing spondylitis: IGAS 2009. Journal of Rheumatology, 37(12), pp. 2624-2625.

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Abstract

The International Genetics of Ankylosing Spondylitis (IGAS) meeting was held in Houston, Texas, July 25, 2009. Sixteen investigators from Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America presented the status of their respective cohorts of patients with ankylosing spondylitis (AS). They also reviewed a proposal to examine their patients by single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genotyping on an Illumina Infinium microarray SNP genotyping chip in a case-control cohort exceeding 12,000 samples. This chip will type 200,000 SNP selected from the most strongly associated variants identified in genome-wide association studies of inflammatory diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease, psoriasis, and ankylosing spondylitis.

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ID Code: 89384
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Ankylosing spondylitis, Ethnicity, Genetics, metaanalysis, Genome-wide association study, HLA B27 antigen, interleukin 23 receptor, Asia, Australia, Canada, China, conference paper, Europe, human, Korea, major histocompatibility complex, Portugal, priority journal, psoriasis, single nucleotide polymorphism, South America, Spain, United States, Congresses as Topic, Genetic Predisposition to Disease, Humans, Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis, Polymorphism, Single Nucleotide, Spondylitis, Ankylosing, Texas
DOI: 10.3899/jrheum.100891
ISSN: 0315-162X
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Deposited On: 22 Oct 2015 22:29
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2015 22:29

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