Navigation Links
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Opens DNA Data Bank
Date:9/24/2009

re deceased, from unaffected age- and sex-matched controls sampled from the general population. Immortalized cell lines were produced from most of the blood samples and high-quality DNA was derived primarily from those cell lines. For a small proportion of the samples the patient's cell line immortalization failed and whole genome amplified (WGA) DNA is available instead.

The new databank, which has been made possible through a generous gift from The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, is available to qualified investigators in the scientific community for innovative studies of genetic markers related to IBD. Interested investigators may view available phenotype data elements, obtain summaries of the numbers of affected patients and family or population controls, and submit research proposals at the DNA Data bank website, www.CCFADatabank.org.

About Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are painful, medically incurable illnesses that attack the digestive system. Crohn's disease may attack anywhere from the mouth to the anus, while ulcerative colitis inflames only the large intestine (colon). Symptoms may include abdominal pain, persistent diarrhea, rectal bleeding, fever and weight loss. Many patients require hospitalization and surgery. These illnesses can cause severe complications, including colon cancer in patients with long-term disease. Some 1.4 million American adults and children suffer from Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, with as many as 150,000 under the age of 18. Most people develop the diseases between the ages of 15 and 35.

About the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's mission is to cure Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these diseases. As the largest w
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2009 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Encourages More Virtual Event Participants: Thousands Already Helped Foundation Raise Funds for Research & Support Legislation
2. Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Issues Annual Report
3. New Source of Information on Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Medications
4. Bruce E. Katz, M.D. of Juva Skin & Laser Center Pioneers "The Madonna Lift" Fractional Eyelift Procedure
5. Luxury Bed Maker Hstens Introduces Mindspa iPhone™ Application
6. Phoenix Children's Hospital Significantly Reduces Costs with Orion Health™ Technology
7. New Poll Shows Values Voters in Lockstep on the ‘Moral Implications' of Health Care Reform
8. Appointment-Plus Introduces Text-Ding™ Automated Text Message Appointment Reminders
9. More Sleep & Less Sex - A Losing Combination
10. LeBow & Associates Moves to New Office in Manhattan
11. Online Sign Making from Genuinesigns.com Just Got Faster, Easier, & Greener with its New Revolutionary System
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Opens DNA Data Bank 
(Date:4/17/2014)... April 17, 2014 By discovering a new mechanism ... a stroke, researchers at UC Irvine and the Salk ... may limit or prevent stroke-induced brain damage. , A ... cause of death and primary reason for disability in ... a stroke and lets blood-borne material into the brain, ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... An international team led by researchers at UC Davis ... plays a key role in cell division, also boosts ... the first time the complex has been shown to ... B1/Cdk1 an excellent target to control cellular energy production, ... was published online today in the journal Developmental ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... NEW YORK (17 April 2014) Population Council scientists and ... is safe, stable, and can prevent the transmission of ... and rectum in animals: HIV, herpes simplex virus 2 ... provides the first data that the gel is effective ... of efficacy in the vagina against all three viruses ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... alleviates muscle soreness after exercise, according to a ... at Chicago. , The study, reported online in ... Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation , also showed that ... not exercised, suggesting that massage has benefits for ... , Improved circulation and relief of muscle soreness ...
(Date:4/17/2014)... TORONTO, April 17, 2014While 94 per cent of Canadians ... that screen newborns for a specific number of genetic ... willing to participate in screening that would sequence their ... prick test" in their first day or two of ... taken from their heels and tested for about five ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Study IDs new cause of brain bleeding immediately after stroke 2Health News:Dual role: Key cell division proteins also power up mitochondria 2Health News:Animal study provides first evidence that gel can prevent multiple virus transmission in vagina/rectum 2Health News:Massage therapy improves circulation, eases muscle soreness 2Health News:Researcher looks at public perceptions around newborn testing 2Health News:Researcher looks at public perceptions around newborn testing 3
... division of household chores or other factors can make your ... that contribute to a woman's marital happiness is the husband's ... conclusion arrived at W. Bradford Wilcox and Steven L. Nock, ... earned a majority of the income (>68%), who don't work ...
... study has found that anti-cancer treatment (chemotherapy) given to patients ... in the treatment// of the much dreaded bird flu. ... human volunteers. An immune system disorder referred to as haemophagocytic ... the bird flu infection. Therefore it is logical and reasonable ...
... civic body of Surat city in Gujarat Wednesday lifted its ... check the spread of bird flu in the region.,According to ... south Gujarat, except the 10-km radius of Uchchhal taluka, where ... about 250 km south of here, is adjacent to Maharashtra's ...
... child to be vaccinated against diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis. The fifth and ... splotch to develop on the area. ,This ... is that// neither of two common drugs--ibuprofen (Advil) and ... Cooperative study appearing in the March issue of Paediatrics ...
... to the issue of self harm. Self-Harm is most often ... support, help and above all, understanding. According to a recent ... to help a person who self-harms. ,The "see ... to the fore - that nearly 41% of adults ...
... Germany. Health officials have now urged cat owners to keep pets ... of Ruegen. Initially it is in this region that more than ... Mettenleiter, head of Germany's Friedrich Loeffler Institute said that the cat ... ,The disease was also detected among the wild cats in Asia. ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Emotional Engagement of Husband - A Final Answer To What Women Want 2Health News:Anti-Cancer Treatment Promises Hope in Bird Flu Treatment 2Health News:Allergic reaction to DTaP vaccine persists in children 2Health News:Bird Flu attacks the feline community 2
(Date:1/15/2014)... FRANKLIN, Ohio , Jan. 15, 2014  A novel wearable ... it easy and painless for patients to self-inject prescription drugs ... of disorders, including cancer, blood diseases, autoimmune deficiencies, and genetic ... expected to grow to $220B by 2018, according to analysts.   ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Dynamic Healthcare Services, Inc. ("DHS"), a portfolio company of GMH ... Medical Equipment, Inc. ("Progressive") of Clarion, PA ... were not disclosed. Progressive is a full ... of sleep, mobility, and respiratory products to customers in the ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... VALHALLA, N.Y. , Jan. 14, 2014   Oligomerix, Inc. ... disease modifying therapeutics for Alzheimer,s disease (AD) and related ... headquarters to Valhalla, NY as ... additional laboratory space at New York Medical College. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Enable Injections Presents A New Class of Injectors for Drug Delivery at PEPTalk, Drug Delivery Partnership Meetings 2Dynamic Healthcare Services Completes Progressive Home Medical Equipment of Clarion, PA Investment 2Dynamic Healthcare Services Completes Progressive Home Medical Equipment of Clarion, PA Investment 3Oligomerix Relocates Corporate Headquarters and Secures Additional Laboratory Space from New York Medical College 2
ELISA Microplate Washer, Manual...
Designed to meet the demands of today's laboratories for RO water....
... Produce Up to 8000 L/day of Type ... are designed to produce up to 8000 ... potable tap feedwater., One Complete Purification and ... into a centralized system, providing total control ...
... 8000 L/day of Type III Laboratory-grade Water, ... produce up to 8000 L/day of Type ... One Complete Purification and Control Unit, RiOs ... system, providing total control of all parameters ...
Medicine Products: