“The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is proud to partner with StopCAIDnow, Inc. to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with Childhood Autoinflammatory Diseases. Together, we will identify new genetic causes using an unprecedented intensive sequencing approach only available in large scale at CHOP. Armed with this technology, the biochemical pathways responsible […]
Most clinicians “have never seen a case of Blau syndrome, or think they haven’t,” said immunologist Dr. Martin, who with Dr. Rosé documented that Blau syndrome could occur sporadically through a germline mutation. The heart, lung, eyes, and multiple organs are affected in Blau…we are still learning more
The 82 reported cases of Blau syndrome in the 6-year-old international registry are likely far from the entire catalog of affected children, judging from research presented here. To be […]
FDA Strengthens Anti-TNFs Warnings.
The FDA is updating the warning labels for Anti-TNFs to include risk of serious bacterial infection. Read the entire story at Arthritis Today Magazine.
IRefScape (http://irefindex.uio.no/wiki/iRefScape_1.0) is a Cytoscape plugin that allows you to input […]
Ana- Antinuclear Antibody
Lp-PLA2- risk factors for cardiovascular issues and metabolic syndromes
ESR- Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate(shows how much inflammation is in the body)
C Reactive protein- Cpr( indicators of inflammation in the blood)
Cytokine test panel: Identifies elevated levels of specific cytokines. Cytokines are proteins that modulate […]
Scientists will be recruited for new positions to direct the research in line with strategic priorities set jointly by GSK, AstraZeneca and The University of Manchester, with the ultimate goal of translating findings into new and improved treatments. Such advances could potentially benefit the millions of people worldwide affected by diseases associated with chronic inflammation, […]
A disease is defined as rare if it has a prevalence of less than 5 per 100,000 . However, collectively, rare diseases are surprisingly common, creating a huge health-care and economic burden. There are an estimated 5000—8000 rare diseases, and about 5—8% of the European population is thought to be affected by a rare disease, […]