Special Issue "Multidisciplinary Approaches in IBD Genetics"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 December 2021) | Viewed by 14290
Interests: precision medicine; signaling network; host-microbe interactions; systems genomics
Interests: inflammatory bowel disease; systems medicine; genomics; multidisciplinary approach
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an umbrella term for a group of diseases with two subtypes: Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. These diseases have a complex interplay between host genetics and the environment in terms of pathogenesis, prognosis, and response to therapies. In this Special Edition, we are focusing on the geographical genetic heterogeneity of IBD and particularly changes imparted by geographical differences in the microbiome, ethnicity, and diet to these complex diseases. Understanding the dense heterogeneity in these diseases requires multidisciplinary approaches. This Special Issue aims to provide an opportunity to pull together these different approaches to provide an insight into the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of these complex genetic diseases. We are therefore inviting new research papers, methodologies, and reviews in the broad fields of systems genomics, functional genomics, epigenetics, nutrigenomics, pharmacogenetics, and immunogenetics. We are also particularly interested in the role of community efforts in research in these areas.
Dr. Tamas Korcsmaros
Dr. Johanne Brooks
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- Geographical variations
- Systems genomics
- Functional genomics