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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 recurrent …
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 …
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 …
Staff
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 …
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 …
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, …
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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 …