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News Release
The zebrafish is a powerhouse tool that helps researchers better understand the genes that are implicated in disease.
… sheena faherty ph.d. … in the basement of a three-story brick building on the main campus of the … the fact that fish regenerate. "we study the developmental biology of hearing ," dr. burgess said. "humans don't regenerate hearing
Archive
… gene therapy and the biological treatment of hearing loss … archive …
The Genomics Landscape
In the December 2018 edition of The Genomics Landscape, NHGRI Director Eric Green recaps progress from NHGRI strategic planning process events in 2018.
… eric green, m.d., ph.d. … as signaled by the rapid arrival of cold weather and the seemingly overnight arrival of … prior to the official start of the  advances in genome biology and technology  meeting on february 27, 2019 in marco … input. in addition, specific sessions were devoted to hearing from scientific trainees about their thoughts on …
Leadership Initiatives
NHGRI's strategic planning process will establish a 2020 vision for genomics aimed at accelerating scientific and medical breakthroughs.
… genome research institute (nhgri) has launched a new round of strategic planning that will establish a 2020 vision for … plan, nhgri aims to identify paradigm-shifting areas of genomics that will expand the field into new frontiers and …
News Release
NIH researchers identified a novel role for a gene known as heat shock protein 60, finding it is critical in tissue regeneration and wound healing.
… sheena faherty, ph.d. … national institutes of health researchers have identified a novel role for a gene … researchers wounded them by injuring the cells involved in hearing or amputating a caudal fin, the fish were unable to … of this complicated process. "when we understand the biology better, we can more easily apply it to human …
News Release
NIH programs are establishing which genes and genomic variants play a role in human disease, enabling use in medicine and research.
… mjoseth … programs supported by the national institutes of health are establishing which genes and genomic variants … address unique aspects of the genes, including those for hearing loss, cdh1 (associated with stomach and breast … maternal, child and family health; reproductive biology and population issues; and medical rehabilitation. …
News Release
In honor of Rare Disease Day, experts from the UDN turned to Reddit to answer questions during an "Ask me Anything."
… sheena faherty, ph.d. … on march 3, 2017, in honor of rare disease day , a day celebrated worldwide to raise … fellowship in a lab that studies pathways or cell biology , currently or potentially related to a human …
News Release
A new method of targeting specific DNA sequences in zebrafish could accelerate the discovery of gene function and the identification of disease genes in humans.
… steven benowitz … a relatively new method of targeting specific dna sequences in zebrafish could … which are similar to human genes involved in deafness. ( hearing is one of the other interests of dr. burgess's lab.) …
News Release
Over the last 20 years, three families have been unknowingly linked to one another by an unknown illness. Researchers at the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and other organizations have now identified the cause of the illness, a new disease called CRIA syndrome. The results of their work were published on Dec. 11 in the journal Nature.
… the national human genome research institute (nhgri), part of the national institutes of health, and other organizations …
Staff
Dr. Marjan Huizing is a staff scientist in the Medical Genetics Branch at the National Human Genome Research Institute. ​
… various genetic metabolic disorders, with the hope of developing treatments for these illnesses. her research focuses on disorders of sialic acid metabolism and of lysosome-related organelles. … and pathophysiology (jj. nordlund, re boissy, vj hearing, ra king, ws oetting, j-p ortonne, eds) oxford: …