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News Release
Researchers from NHGRI, Oxford University and other National Institutes of Health centers have developed and tested a new method to predict hospital-acquired infections involving five other important pathogens.
… either had a confirmed case or were suspected of having an infection — called co-presence — as a measure to predict … 24 hours in the presence of another patient suspected of infection with one of the five pathogens we studied,” said … 24 hours in the presence of another patient suspected of infection with one of the five pathogens we studied. The …
Clinical Research
An Observational Prospective Natural History Study of Metabolism, Infection and Immunity During the COVID19 Pandemic (At-home Participation).
… Prospective Natural History Study of Metabolism, Infection and Immunity During the COVID19 Pandemic (At-home … may be particularly at risk for decline associated with infection. The goal of this study is to compare biomarkers … to help develop therapies to reduce the severity of infection in people with mitochondrial disease. … Anyone with …
News Release
NIH researchers analyzed the gene activities of immune cells in children with mitochondrial disorders and found that their B cells, which produce antibodies to fight viral infections, are less able to survive cellular stress.
… M.D., assistant research physician in NHGRI’s Metabolism, Infection and Immunity Section and co-first author of the … M.B.B.Ch. , NHGRI investigator, head of the Metabolism, Infection and Immunity Section and senior author of the …
Clinical Research
A Longitudinal Natural History Study of Children with Mitochondrial Disease (at the NIH Clinical Center).
… The Metabolism, Infection and Immunity (MINI) Study is a longitudinal natural … Health (NIH) that  aims to define the relationship between infection, immunity and clinical decline in individuals with … by problems with the cell’s ability to produce energy. Infection in individuals with mitochondrial disease can lead …
Clinical Research
The Metabolism, Infection and Immunity (MINI) Section aims to define the relationship between infection, immunity and clinical decline in individuals with mitochondrial disease.
… The Metabolism, Infection and Immunity (MINI) Section at the National … of Health (NIH) aims to define the relationship between infection, immunity and clinical decline in individuals with … by problems with the cell’s ability to produce energy. Infection in individuals with mitochondrial disease can lead …
Fact Sheet
Viruses are bundles of genetic material wrapped in a protein coat that can infect living things.
… period of time without being deadly. The lengthier the infection, the longer the virus has to adapt and spread to … disease or cancer, are more vulnerable to a severe viral infection. Some individuals also have specific genomic … including the relationship between the level of viral infection and specific genomic variants. … Yes. The human …
News Release
Investigators with The Cancer Genome Atlas have discovered genomic differences in head and neck cancers caused by infection with the human papillomavirus.
… clinical implications - in head and neck cancers caused by infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is the … findings may provide more detailed explanations of how HPV infection and smoking play roles in head and neck cancer risk … should be able to prevent the cancers caused by HPV infection in head and neck cancers and elsewhere, including …
Genetic Disorders
Cystic fibrosis is a genetic disease that causes the body to produce thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs, leads to infection, and blocks the pancreas.
… produce thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs, leads to infection, and blocks the pancreas, which stops digestive … produce thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs, leads to infection, and blocks the pancreas. … Cystic Fibrosis, CF, … produce thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs, leads to infection, and blocks the pancreas. … Genetic Disorders …
Staff
Dr. Pamela Schwartzberg is a adjunct investigator in NHGRI's Genetic Disease Research Branch.
… Physicians (AAP). … The ability to successfully fight infection requires the coordinated activation of lymphocytes … by which lymphocytes mount effective responses to infection and immunization and to translate these findings to … of powerful reagents for examining lymphocyte responses to infection and immunization. However, the group has also …
Staff
Dr. Gordon-Lipkin is a researcher and child neurologist with expertise in neurodevelopmental disabilities in the Metabolism, Infection and Immunity (MINI) Section.
… in neurodevelopmental disabilities in the Metabolism, Infection and Immunity (MINI) Section, at NHGRI. She … longstanding research interests focus on the effects of infection and inflammation on brain development and … L, Hirano M, et al.  Risk mitigation behaviors to prevent infection in the mitochondrial disease community during the …