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CRGGH is now part of the newly-created Metabolic, Cardiovascular, and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch.
… Health (CRGGH) is now part of the newly-created Metabolic, Cardiovascular, and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch (MCIDGB). … As described by NHGRI … … Related Content … CRGGH joins NHGRI's Metabolic, Cardiovascular, and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch … …
Research at NHGRI
The Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch studies the genomic and social determinants of complex diseases.
… The Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch (MCIDGB) studies the genomic and … as well as their contribution to health disparities in cardiovascular disease. They utilize a combination of …
News Release
Scientists studying the genomes of nearly 5,000 people have pinpointed a genetic variant tied to an increased risk for stroke and cardiovascular disease.
… biochemical influences in the development of stroke and cardiovascular disease, and may also help lead to new treatment strategies. … new targets in the prevention and treatment of stroke, cardiovascular disease and many other common diseases," said …
Staff
Dr. Gary Gibbons is a senior investigator in NHGRI's Senior Investigator Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch.
… the NHLBI, Gibbons served as the founding director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute, chairperson of the … of Medicine, in Atlanta. Under his leadership of the Cardiovascular Research Institute, Gibbons directed … mechanisms involved in vascular remodeling in health and disease. The laboratory is interested in discovering novel …
News Release
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 …
Staff
Dr. Dan Kastner is an NIH Distinguished Investigator in Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch.
… widely accepted overarching concept of autoinflammatory disease to denote disorders of the evolutionarily ancient … Kastner is an NIH Distinguished Investigator in Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch. … … Kastner is an NIH Distinguished Investigator in Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch. … …
For Patients and Families
A rare disease is generally considered to be a disease that affects fewer than 200,000 people in the United States at any given time.
… A rare disease is generally considered to be a disease that affects fewer than 200,000 people in the United … a role in rare diseases. Such factors may directly cause disease, or interact with genetic factors to cause or …
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
15 Ways Genomics Influences Our World
Genomics is ending diagnostic odysseys for patients with rare diseases.
… identification of at least 15 other children with the same disease, and the establishment of the  NGLY1 Foundation  to support research about the disease and pursue possible treatments. In 2015, Matt was one … sequencing can transform the life of someone with a rare disease comes from  Sonia Vallabh and Eric Minikel . After a …
For Patients and Families
The Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center helps people find useful information about genetic and rare diseases.
… and teachers who work with people with a genetic or rare disease. Even scientists who are studying a genetic or rare disease and who need information for their research have … or rare diseases and advocacy groups who want up-to-date disease information for their members have contacted GARD. …