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Addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and what it means to the pediatric mitochondrial disease community.
… seizures and ongoing injury to their nerve cells. The COVID-19 pandemic poses a significant threat to this community. … launched a remote study via the NIH MINI Study to assess COVID-19 risk to children with mitochondrial disease by …
Clinical Research
Post COVID-19 Vaccine Registry for people with mitochondrial disease who have already received the COVID-19 vaccine.
… with mitochondrial disease who have already received the COVID-19 vaccine to participate in our new initiative: the Post COVID-19 Vaccine Registry . … The purpose of this registry is …
The Genomics Landscape
In the May 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green details how NIH is ramping up research on COVID-19; NHGRI's expansion of its Genome Technology Program; and the the DiY Genome: Unlocking Life's Code exhibition toolkit.
… M.D., Ph.D. … Due to the current circumstance with the COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming May meeting of the National … snow-free, we now face the unprecedented situation with COVID-19 and, despite the nice spring weather, the need for a …
Fact Sheet
Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers used state-of-the-art genomic sequencers to quickly sequence the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
…   …   Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, researchers used state-of-the-art genomic … mRNA vaccines. … Companion Fact Sheets … Fact Sheet … COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine Production … COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine …
Fact Sheet
Genomic research has been central to understanding and combating the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic.
… central to understanding and combating the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic.   Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a … primers to “copy” specific segments of a DNA sequence.   COVID-19 PCR tests use primers that match a segment of the …
Fact Sheet
mRNA vaccines inject cells with instructions to generate a protein that is normally found on the surface of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
… found on the surface of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.   The protein that the person makes in response to the … a person ever having been exposed to the virus that causes COVID-19. Later, if the person is exposed to the virus, their …
The Genomics Landscape
In the April 2020 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green provides an update on the final stage of the Genomics2020 strategic planning process; the NIH website for COVID-19 information, the Gene documentary debut on PBS and more.
… very unusual times. The spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has upended our lives in many ways. The need for social … diversions. First, anticipating interest in COVID-19 information, one of the stories below describes some …
Event
On January 11, 2021, NHGRI and The George Washington University organized an interactive webinar.
… University hosted an interactive webinar,  The Impact of COVID-19 in the Context of Society and Biology. The webinar addressed the following questions: What makes COVID-19 more dangerous for some individuals and communities …
News Release
Researchers from NHGRI, Oxford University and other National Institutes of Health centers have developed and tested a new method to predict hospital-acquired infections involving five other important pathogens.
… early and potentially help reduce contagion. … This year, COVID-19 added an additional layer of risk to patients who entered … the spread of hospital-acquired infections in the era of COVID-19 … Researchers from NHGRI, Oxford University and …
Clinical Research
The goal of this study is to learn more about the genetic contributions to the severity of disease of COVID-19.
… are not accepting new participants at this time. For other COVID-19 related studies at the National Institutes of Health, … more about the genetic contributions to the severity of COVID-19. We hope to use this information to develop …