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Dr. Dan Kastner is an NIH Distinguished Investigator in Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch.
… Dr. Dan Kastner obtained his A.B.  summa cum laude  in philosophy … Internal Medicine residency and chief residency at Baylor, Dan moved to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in 1985. … a patient with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), Dr. Kastner established a research group in the National …
The Genomics Landscape
In the October 2018 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Dr. Eric Green highlights Dr. Dan Kastner as the Federal Employee of the Year.
… awards , recently honored NHGRI's Scientific Director, Dr. Dan Kastner, as the Federal Employee of the Year. Often referred … have had a major impact on the lives of patients. Dan originally joined NIH in the mid-1980's as a Rheumatology …
Archive
… NHGRI Scientific Director Dan Kastner elected to the Institute of Medicine … Archive …
News Release
Daniel Kastner was named Federal Employee of the Year as part of the 2018 Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medals program.
… Kiara Palmer … Daniel Kastner, M.D., Ph.D., scientific director of the National … (NIH), the world's largest biomedical research agency. "Dan's remarkable scientific and clinical accomplishments - as … Diseases … Related Content … NHGRI Scientific Director Dan Kastner Named 2018 Federal Employee of the Year … Daniel …
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NHGRI researchers have discovered that Mediterranean populations may be more susceptible to an autoinflammatory disease because of evolutionary pressure to survive the bubonic plague.
… between microbes and humans is ever critical," said Dr. Dan Kastner, NHGRI scientific director and a co-author on the … fever, bubonic plague, auto inflammatory disease, Dan Kastner … NHGRI researchers have discovered that …
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Daniel Kastner, M.D., Ph.D., Scientific Director for the Intramural Research Program at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) recognized for his pioneering work on the genomics of autoinflammatory diseases.
… Prabarna Ganguly, Ph.D. … Daniel Kastner, M.D., Ph.D., Scientific Director for the Intramural … have transformed the way medicine is practiced.” “Dan’s extraordinary, multi-decade career as a … M.D., Ph.D., NHGRI director. “We are all proud to see Dan honored by HHS for his many achievements over his …
Research at NHGRI
The NHGRI Division of Intramural Research aims to advance the frontiers of genetics and genomics.
… Of Genetic Disorders, Rare Diseases, Common Diseases, Dan Kastner … The NHGRI Division of Intramural Research aims to …
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NHGRI researchers investigated the Behcet's disease using Illumina's Immunochip.
… interaction is poorly understood. … NHGRI researchers from Dan Kastner, M.D. Ph.D.'s group in the Inflammatory Disease … Immunochip. ​ … Behcet's disease, inflammatory disease, Dan Kastner M.D. Ph.D., Illumina's Immunochip, autoimmune …
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NHGRI researchers have discovered a new inflammatory disorder called vacuoles, E1 enzyme, X-linked, autoinflammatory and somatic syndrome (VEXAS), which is caused by mutations in the UBA1 gene.
… patients shared variations in the same gene,” said Daniel Kastner, M.D., Ph.D., scientific director of the Intramural … of these seemingly unrelated, disparate diagnoses,” Dr. Kastner said. The researchers hope that this new genome-first … ubiquitylation, Undiagnosed Disease Program, David Beck, Dan Kastner … NHGRI researchers have discovered a new …
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Researchers at NHGRI have discovered an immune mechanism in humans that perceives threats and was found only in plants.
… characterized as hand grenades. Credit: Darryl Leja Dan Kastner, M.D., Ph.D., the scientific director of the Division … human immune system, inflammasone, human guard mechanism, Dan Kastner, familial Mediterranean fever, FMF … Researchers …