Q&A: STAT6 variants linked to relapse of EoE in children who undergo PPI therapy

STAT6 gene variants correlated with relapse of eosinophilic esophagitis in children who are treated with proton pump inhibitor therapy, according to a study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.Healio Gastroenterology spoke with James P. Franciosi, MD, from Nemours Children’s Health System and the University of Central Florida College of Medicine about the recent study on the STAT6 variants in children who undergo PPI therapy for EoE.Healio: What was the purpose of the study?Franciosi: There is a condition in children and adults called EoE where there’s an increase ofRead More

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