Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC): identification of genes associated with liver disease.

Study code
CBR36

Lead researcher
Professor Richard Sandford

Study type
Participant re-contact

Institution or company
University of Cambridge

Researcher type
Academic

Speciality area
Liver

Recruitment Site
Cambridge

Summary

The purpose of this study is to find the genes involved in causing a chronic liver disease called Primary Biliary Cirrhosis (PBC). This will help researchers to understand the basic causes of PBC. In turn, this knowledge will help researchers to develop better treatments for the disease.