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Lindsey Criswell, who became the director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases in February, 2021 is also an associate investigator in NHGRI's Metabolic, Cardiovascular and Inflammatory Disease Genomics Branch.
… and epidemiology of human autoimmune disease, particularly rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus. She has mentored … risk factors, autoimmune disease, rheumatoid arthritis (RA); systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), Sjögren’s syndrome, …
Genetic Disorders
Klinefelter syndrome is a condition that occurs in men as a result of an extra X chromosome. The most common symptom is infertility.
… have an increased risk for autoimmune disorders such as lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and Sjogren's syndrome. … A chromosomal analysis …
Jobs at NHGRI
NHGRI is seeking a postdoc to join the Systems Biology and Genome Engineering Section in Bethesda, Maryland.
News Release
A new study offers insights into why some people's hair goes gray in response to a serious illness or chronic stress.
Event
On August 31 - September 1, 2022, the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) will sponsor its 14th Genomic Medicine meeting, Genomic Medicine XIV: Genomic Learning Healthcare Systems.  
News Release
NIH investigators have discovered that genomic switches of a blood cell are key to regulating the human immune system.
… autoimmune disorders such as inflammatory bowel disease or rheumatoid arthritis. … Improved Understanding of Autoimmune Diseases … for example, the joints become swollen and inflamed in rheumatoid arthritis, and the brain and spinal cord are …
Genetic Disorders
Tay-Sachs disease is a fatal genetic disorder that results in progressive destruction of the nervous system.
Educational Resources
An antibody is a protein component of the immune system that circulates in the blood, recognizes foreign substances like bacteria and viruses, and neutralizes them.
News Release
20 papers published online in 2014 highlight research on DNA biorepositories and electronic medical records to better understand the genomics of disease.
… in FTO as in adults.   Genetic variants and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. Using data from the same group of more than 5,000 … known associations between genetic variants and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, asthma and other disorders. Dr. Harley, …
News Release
The skin microbiota plays an intricate role in the human immune system, directing many immune functions and defending against bacterial pathogens.