“Celiac disease is an inherited disease, partly caused by inheritable factors, part due to diet, [so] we know that celiacs will have certain shared genetic characteristics that are different to healthy populations,” says Dr Ross McManus, senior lecturer in molecular medicine and head of the genomics research team at Trinity College Dublin.
THE RESTRICTIVE diets endured by sufferers of celiac disease may one day be a thing of the past.
Dublin scientists are investigating the role of specific genes in the development of celiac disease, as part of worldwide research that will ultimately lead to better methods for diagnosis and treatment of the condition. ….
This provides hope for celiac sufferers everywhere that in the future gluten-free bread will be nothing more than a distasteful memory.
Article exerpt from the Irish Times.com
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