Familial Mediterranean Fever is an inherited disease, characterized by recurrent attacks of fever, inflammation, painful, swollen joints, and ankle rash.
… Familial Mediterranean Fever (FMF) is an inherited disease, characterized by … also sometimes referred to as recurrent polyserositis or familial paroxysmal polyserositis. … Familial Mediterranean …
… Lead International Group in Identifying Gene for Familial Mediterranean Fever … Archive …
A study with the goal of finding the genetic cause of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) and several novel and undiagnosed causes of autoinflammatory disease.
… launched in 1994 to identify the genetic cause of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). Since then, it has expanded to include several …
NHGRI researchers have discovered that Mediterranean populations may be more susceptible to an autoinflammatory disease because of evolutionary pressure to survive the bubonic plague.
… Ph.D. … Genomic variants that cause common periodic fever have spread in Mediterranean populations over centuries, potentially … that specific genomic variants that cause a disease called familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) may also confer increased …
Researchers at NHGRI have discovered an immune mechanism in humans that perceives threats and was found only in plants.
… to pathogens, like bacterial toxins, through full-blown fever and a recruitment of inflammatory molecules and white … diseases such as the autoinflammatory disorder known as familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), the inflammatory response has gone …
Dr. Ivona Aksentijevich is an associate investigator in NHGRI Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch.
… positional cloning of the gene mutated in patients with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), and later stayed in the same group as a s taff …
Dr. Dan Kastner is an NIH Distinguished Investigator in Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch.
… Stimulated by a chance encounter with a patient with familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), Dr. Kastner established a research group in the …
Guidance on collecting your family health history information before visiting the doctor.
… identify key to molecular signals in disease affecting Mediterranean populations … Archive …
Research at NHGRI
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