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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
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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.
… 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 …
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 …
News Release
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. Dan Kastner is the scientific director of NHGRI's Division of Intramural Research.
… stimulated by a chance encounter with a patient with familial mediterranean fever (fmf), dr. kastner established a research group in the …
… lead international group in identifying gene for familial mediterranean fever … 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.
… such as identifying the gene variant that causes in familial mediterranean fever and discovering the genetic basis for a recurrent fever
News Release
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.
… the gene mefv on chromosome 16 to be responsible for familial mediterranean fever . at a time when genomic infrastructure was still …
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.
… positional cloning to identify mefv, the gene mutated in familial mediterranean fever (fmf). mefv encodes what was then a novel protein, but …
Dr. Raman Sood is the director of the Zebrafish Core at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… a new member of the roret gene family are likely to cause familial mediterranean fever . cell, 90: 797-807. 1997. [ pubmed ] sood r, bonner …