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NIH investigators have discovered that genomic switches of a blood cell are key to regulating the human immune system.
… in drugs and personalized medicine to help those with autoimmune disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease or rheumatoid arthritis. … Improved Understanding of Autoimmune Diseases The senior author of the paper, John J. …
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NHGRI researchers investigated the Behcet's disease using Illumina's Immunochip.
… Jeannine Mjoseth … Behçet's disease is a disease that destroys blood vessels through … the specific single changes in DNA that correlate with autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. They found novel DNA … disease, Dan Kastner M.D. Ph.D., Illumina's Immunochip, autoimmune disease … NHGRI researchers investigated the …
Educational Resources
Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by an inability to make or use the hormone insulin.
… Diabetes (Diabetes Mellitus) … Diabetes mellitus is a disease characterized by an inability to make or use the … … Diabetes, Insulin, Type II Diabetes, Type I Diabetes, Autoimmune Disease … Diabetes mellitus is a disease … diabetes mellitus, is usually caused by an autoimmune destruction of insulin-producing cells. Type II …
Staff
Lindsey Criswell, who became the director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases in February, 2021 is also an associate investigator in NHGRI's Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch.
… research focuses on the genetics and epidemiology of human autoimmune disease, particularly rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus … medicine and rheumatology. … Biography … Genomics of Autoimmune Rheumatic Disease Section Staff … Lindsey A. …
Educational Resources
Huntington's disease is an inherited disease characterized by the progressive loss of brain and muscle function.
… Huntington's Disease … Huntington's disease is an inherited disease characterized by the progressive loss of brain and …
Educational Resources
A complex disease is caused by the interaction of multiple genes and environmental factors.
… Complex Disease … A complex disease is caused by the interaction of multiple genes and environmental factors. … Genes, Cancer, Heart Disease, Gene-environment Interactions … A complex disease
Genetic Disorders
Dercum disease is a rare condition that is characterized by multiple, painful fatty tumors that occur chiefly in post-menopausal, obese women of middle age.
… Dercum disease is a rare condition that is characterized by … in post-menopausal, obese women of middle age. … Dercum disease - also known as Adiposis Dolorosa, Anders' syndrome … Some researchers have suggested that Dercum disease is an autoimmune disorder (a condition that occurs when the body's …
Clinical Research
A study with the goal of finding the genetic cause of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF) and several novel and undiagnosed causes of autoinflammatory disease.
… several novel and undiagnosed causes of autoinflammatory disease. For more information, see Protocol 94-HG-0105 or … or antigen-specific T-cells that are characteristic of autoimmune diseases. Some autoinflammatory diseases have been … of patients have clinical features of autoinflammatory disease without a good explanation. Our goal is to discover …
Archive
… Undiagnosed Diseases Program (UDP) Discovers a New Disease … Archive …
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NHGRI will highlight rare disease research that benefits affected patients and provides insights into more common disorders on Rare Disease Day.
… Institute (NHGRI) researchers are highlighting rare disease research that benefits affected patients and also … underlining this important relationship in advance of Rare Disease Day at NIH , a day-long symposium that is part of a … have been probing the connection between the rare Gaucher disease and the more common Parkinson's disease. While …