Scientists grow 'mini-guts' to study Crohn’s disease

Irish Examiner June 11, 2024, 08:00 AM UTC

Summary: University of Cambridge researchers grew 'mini-guts' to study Crohn’s disease, discovering DNA changes. These organoids could lead to personalized treatments. Crohn’s cases are rising globally, impacting quality of life. Organoids from children helped understand the disease. Epigenetic changes in gut cells correlate with disease severity. Mini-guts offer tailored treatments. Research supported by the Medical Research Council and the Milner Therapeutics Institute. Arthur, diagnosed at 9, contributes to the study.

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