Navigation Links
NIH awards National Jewish Health $31 million to lead study of infections associated with eczema
Date:7/22/2010

ed in recent years as a significant health problem. They are more difficult to treat, because the staph organisms are resistant to penicillin and several other first-line antibiotics. While they often cause disease no more severe than do non-resistant strains, they can cause severe disease and even death.

Researchers in the Atopic Dermatitis Research Network (ADRN), will seek to better understand why atopic dermatitis patients are susceptible to staph and other bacterial and viral infections. They will evaluate atopic dermatitis patients' genes, innate and adaptive immune responses and skin barrier to identify factors that make them susceptible to these infections. The researchers also plan to conduct a clinical trial to see if vitamin D can help reduce or prevent staph colonization and infection.

Researchers will be recruiting large numbers of atopic dermatitis patients to take part in clinical studies over the next five years. If you are interested in learning more about the Atopic Dermatitis Research Network, please call 1-888-413-5852.

Staph infections, however, are not the only potentially hazardous infections associated with atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis patients are also susceptible to herpes virus infections, called eczema herpeticum, and a hazardous, potentially deadly side effect of smallpox vaccinations, eczema vaccinatum, which occurs when the vaccinia virus currently used for the smallpox vaccine, replicates uncontrollably and circulates through the entire body.

The ADRN research consortium is building on a previous five-year contract, which created the Atopic Dermatitis Vaccinia Network and identified several factors related to patients' susceptibility to eczema vaccinatum.

The Atopic Dermatitis Research Network will include researchers from National Jewish Health, Emory University, Boston Children's Hospital, Johns Hopkins University, University of Rochester, Oregon Health and Sciences University, La Jo
'/>"/>

Contact: William Allstetter
allstetterw@njhealth.org
303-398-1002
National Jewish Health
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. NIH awards Rice $1.7M for cartilage-regeneration research
2. International AIDS Society announces inaugural recipients of innovative HIV research awards
3. The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation awards $1.54 million in research grants for 2010-2011
4. Touch Bionics announced as a winner in the Seventh Annual International Business Awards
5. Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards prestigious fellowships to 18 top young scientists
6. PNNL scientists win 4 R&D 100 awards for environment, biology, security technologies
7. DOE awards UC San Diego consortium $9 million for algal biofuels research
8. 12 women scientists announced as winners of Elsevier Foundation TWOWS Awards
9. NSERC awards $3 million for UdeM and Polytechnique training programs
10. USPTO Awards Key Patent to ADF Solutions for Digital Forensics
11. AMIA Members Manage HITECH Stimulus Grant Awards
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/23/2015)... Mass., July 23, 2015 Aware, Inc. (NASDAQ: ... today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June ... of 2015 was $4.5 million, a decrease of 33% compared ... income in the second quarter of 2015 was $0.3 million, ... or $0.04 per diluted share, in the same period a ...
(Date:7/20/2015)... , July 20, 2015  Acuity Market Intelligence,s ... The Convergence of Commerce and Privacy" forecasts that ... biometric apps will be downloaded to smart mobile ... mobile biometrics market is projected to generate more ... during the seven-year forecast period.    ...
(Date:7/9/2015)... July 9, 2015  Unchained Labs just can,t ... acquisition of Avid Nano. Avid Nano designs, develops ... systems.    Also today, Unchained Labs ... easiest to use protein sizing system. The pUNk ... protein,s hydrodynamic size, size distribution, aggregation population and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 2Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 3Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 4Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 5Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results 6Biometrics on Smart Mobile Devices to Redefine Digital Identity with 12.9 Billion Biometric App Downloads between 2014 and 2020 2Unchained Labs just can't get enough, acquires Avid Nano, rocks out the new pUNk! 2
... around the world are joining efforts to demonstrate ... symposium on "Maintaining health with nutrient rich diets: ... syndrome, cardiovascular disease (CVD), obesity and sarcopenia." ... of Nutritional Science (IUNS) Congress of Nutrition, taking ...
... for generating part of the skeletal support for the ... Now, Jean-Franois Joanny from the Physico Chemistry Curie Unit ... found that a well-defined layer beneath the cell outer ... generated by motor proteins within the cellular system. These ...
... who are HIV positive don,t know it, yet testing and ... international standards of cost-effectiveness and save millions of lives ... population every five years according to a new study published ... are based on a careful analysis of India,s HIV epidemic ...
Cached Biology News:First international collaboration to showcase latest body of evidence of dairy health benefits 2Cost-effective: Universal HIV testing in India 2Cost-effective: Universal HIV testing in India 3Cost-effective: Universal HIV testing in India 4
(Date:7/30/2015)... France and Dallas, TX, USA (PRWEB) , ... ... ... of innovative nano and microsystems, has appointed Francois Vieillard as Sales & Marketing ... Marketing at executive positions, Francois Vieillard will be responsible for reinforcing Tronics’ business ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 30, 2015 According to a ... Molecular Modeling, PB/PK, PKPD, Trial Design, Toxicity Prediction, In-house, ... Clinical Trial), by End Users - Global Forecast to ... to reach USD 2,107.99 million by 2020 from USD ... Browse more than 75 ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... 30, 2015   Aratana Therapeutics, Inc . ... focused on the licensing, development and commercialization of ... that its strategic partner VetStem Biopharma, Inc. has ... of AT-016, an adipose-derived allogeneic stem cell product ... osteoarthritis pain in dogs. The double-blinded, ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ISN improves the efficiency and effectiveness of contractor management systems. ISN,s online contractor management platform, ... 80 countries. ... ... Over 60,000 Worldwide Customers In More Than 80 Countries ... Dallas, TX , ISN has additional offices in Calgary , ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Tronics appoints Francois Vieillard as Sales and Marketing Director 2Biosimulation Market Worth 2,107.99 Million USD by 2020 2Biosimulation Market Worth 2,107.99 Million USD by 2020 3Biosimulation Market Worth 2,107.99 Million USD by 2020 4Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Pilot Field Study for AT-016 2Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Pilot Field Study for AT-016 3Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Pilot Field Study for AT-016 4Aratana Therapeutics Announces Positive Pilot Field Study for AT-016 5ISN Reaches Over 60,000 Worldwide Customers 2ISN Reaches Over 60,000 Worldwide Customers 3
... Wis. - Alfalight, Inc., announced the release ... in two configurations for delivery in September. , ,The CPM-II ... 200-micron (0.22 NA) output fiber for fiber laser applications. A ... 5/125 micron signal/pump fiber) is also available for fiber amplifier ...
... had a chance to dig into some more music. A constant reminder ... I am hoping that he is the next Jonny Lang who will ... a week of rock 'n roll camp. , ,Can you imagine this: ... This kind of reminded me of the movie "School of Rock" with ...
... company hires an independent computer programmer to write software. All ... important part of its business. All too often as well, ... a written contract, the specifics of ownership of the intellectual ... later (perhaps as a result of the sale of the ...
Cached Biology Technology:Historic lists - The greatest rock bands, rock guitarists of all time 2Historic lists - The greatest rock bands, rock guitarists of all time 3Historic lists - The greatest rock bands, rock guitarists of all time 4Who owns software developed for your company? 2Who owns software developed for your company? 3Who owns software developed for your company? 4
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant ZNF167. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = ZNF167...
...
...
... UniPrimer-fluorescein is a hairpin primer labeled ... (fluorescein and non-fluorescent quencher) and a ... UniPrimer is identical to the UniPrimer ... System (S7901) and is provided at ...
Biology Products: