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Rheumatoid Arthritis Research Shows the Potential of Large-Scale Genetic Studies for Drug Discovery

Caption: The results of the largest international study to date into the genetic basis of rheumatoid arthritis, published in the journal Nature, shed light on the biology of the disease and provide evidence that large-scale genetic studies can assist in the identification of new drugs for complex disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis.

Credit: RIKEN

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