Three WUSTL faculty named AAAS fellows
... pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, is being recognized for her distinguished contributions to understanding the enzyme defect in chronic granulomatous disease — a life-threatening genetic disorder in which certain ...
Washington University in St. Louis News - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:33



Macrophages Chase White Blood Cells Away From Wounds To Resolve ...
Interestingly, patients lacking the human equivalent of Nox2 suffer from recurring infections and exaggerated inflammation, a disorder known as chronic granulomatous disease. This new study suggests that one cause of the patients' symptoms may be the ...
Science 2.0 - Mon, 08 Dec 2014 08:07

A mission to is born from Fink family's tragic loss
Gavin and his two older brothers, 12-year-old Ryan and 9-yearold Nicholas, were born with a genetic immune system deficiency called chronic granulomatous disease, or CGD, in which a portion of the immune system is missing, according to Fink. “Currently ...
Camarillo Acorn - Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:03

One family's 'amazing' little gift
Gavin and his two older brothers, 12-year-old Ryan and 9-yearold Nicholas, were born with a genetic immune system deficiency called chronic granulomatous disease, or CGD, in which a portion of the immune system is missing, according to Fink. “Currently ...
Camarillo Acorn - Thu, 04 Dec 2014 21:03

Benefit for Airius 'The Bird' to be held Dec. 7
He was born with CGD (Chronic granulomatous disease). CGD is a genetic disorder in which certain immune system cells are unable to kill some types of bacteria and fungi. The only cure for CGD is a bone marrow or stem cell transplant. Without this ...
Quad-Cities Online - Wed, 03 Dec 2014 12:15

Healthcare Stocks Under Review- Synta Pharmaceuticals (SNTA), Horizon ...
It offers ACTIMMUNE for reducing the frequency and severity of severe infections associated with chronic granulomatous disease; DUEXIS, a proprietary tablet formulation for the relief of signs and symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis ...
Techsonian (press release) - Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:11



Baby boy's life depends on bone marrow donors with Indian heritage
Aarav has Chronic Granulomatous Disorder (CGD), a life-threatening and life-limiting condition. For 90 per cent of bone marrow/stem cell donors the process is just like giving blood and can be done in two hours whilst watching TV or reading a magazine.
getwestlondon - Mon, 01 Dec 2014 04:25



Rare Mouth Ulcer Might Indicate Crohn's Disease
Cheilitis granulomatosa (CG) is characterized by a chronic swelling of the lip and ulceration due to granulomatous inflammation. It is usually associated with a manifestation of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (a rare neurological disorder characterized ...
IBD News Today - Tue, 02 Dec 2014 10:15


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