Published in Health and Medicine Week, October 20th, 2003
A team of scientists, including Princeton geneticist David Botstein and led by his postdoctoral fellow Michael Whitfield (now at Dartmouth), found more than 2700 genes with an unusual level of activity in people with scleroderma, which causes painful thickening of the skin, swelling and other tissue damage. The results could greatly improve doctors' ability to diagnose the disease and may reveal possible avenues for treating it.
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