Martin van Beynen, The Press, 21 May 2016
Research by Christchurch microbiologist John Aitken has recorded a major advance in the treatment of Crohn’s disease, which affects 20,000 New Zealanders. Martin van Beynen reports.
A scientific breakthrough at a Christchurch laboratory could help researchers find a cure for Crohn’s disease.
Crohn’s causes rectal bleeding, diarrhoea, lethargy and weight loss. It affects about 20,000 New Zealanders and is on the increase.