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Genetic Disorders
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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… Lead International Group in Identifying Gene for Familial Mediterranean Fever … Archive …
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.
… launched in 1994 to identify the genetic cause of familial Mediterranean fever (FMF). Since then, it has expanded to include several …
News Release
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 …
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 …
Staff
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 …
Staff
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 …
Health
Guidance on collecting your family health history information before visiting the doctor.
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… identify key to molecular signals in disease affecting Mediterranean populations … Archive …
Research at NHGRI
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