Last Week’s Hot Topic on Endometriosis

Last week’s hot topic on endometriosis was Endometriosis May Be Linked to Mutations in an Imprinted Gene written by Margarida Azevedo.

This article is about Juneau Biosciences and how it has discovered that an “excess” of mutations in a specific gene greatly increase a woman’s risk of developing endometriosis. Juneau researchers studied the genetic profile of over 5,000 women with endometriosis, and found that the NLPR2 gene had an excessive number of mutations in women with endometriosis compared to the general population.


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