Study: Missing gene boosts risk of graft-versus-host disease

11/23/2009 | U.S. News & World Report

Researchers found that recipients of a bone marrow transplant who lack a gene have an increased risk of developing graft-versus-host disease, a complication in which the donor's immune cells attack the recipient's tissue. "This finding gives us a glimpse into the genetic incompatibilities that can complicate transplants," the study's lead author said.

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