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A new web tool effectively prioritizes disease-causing genes by biological distance

...Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Disease led by Jean-Laurent Casanova. “It wasn’t enough for the system to work, we needed to make it widely accessible, and we have accomplished that, in part, thanks to the efforts of two high school students,” Itan says. The stud...

Gene is linked to deadly runaway fungal infection

...Jean-Laurent Casanova, head of the Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, and colleagues examined the genomes of 17 people who had deep dermatophytosis but were otherwise healthy — their immune systems were working well and should have been able to fight off infecti...

Awards, arrivals, and promotions

...Jean-Laurent Casanova has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, the health and medicine arm of the National Academy of Sciences. In what is considered one of the highest honors in medicine, new members are elected to the academy based on their outstanding professional...

Charles Rice wins Belgium’s highest scientific prize

...Jean-Laurent Casanova, professor and head of the St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, won the award in 2011.

Science online: April 11, 2013

Pollard, Catherine Gaud, Pierre Frange, Daniel Orbach, Jean-Francois Emile, Jean-Louis Stephan, Ricardo Sorensen, Alessandro Plebani, Lennart Hammarstrom, Mary Ellen Conley, Licia Selleri and Jean-Laurent Casanova

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA online: March 18, 2013

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA online: March 18, 2013 The human gene connectome as a map of short cuts for morbid allele discovery Yuval Itana, Shen-Ying Zhang, Guillaume Vogt, Avinash Abhyankar, Melina Herman, Patrick Nitschke, Dror Fried, Lluis Quintana-Murci, Laurent Abel ...

Scientists discover gene mutation that causes children to be born without spleen

...Giles lab, headed by Jean-Laurent Casanova, set out to identify the gene responsible for isolated congenital asplenia. He and his colleagues conducted an international search for patients, and identified 38 affected individuals from 23 families in North and South America, Europe ...

Journal of Experimental Medicine 210: 2739-2753 (11-18-13)

...Holland, Gulbu Uzel, Jean-Laurent Casanova, Cindy S. Ma and Stuart G. Tangye