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Protein proves vital in immune response to bacteria

...But the lab, headed by Senior Attending Physician Jean-Laurent Casanova, tapped into their database of 300 people with what’s known as Mendelian susceptibility to mycobacterial disease, a rare disorder that predisposes individuals to become severely ill from exposure to mycobacte...

Nature Genetics: December 11, 2011

Nature Genetics online: December 11, 2011 Mutations at a single codon in Mad homology 2 domain of SMAD4 cause Myhre syndrome Carine Le Goff, Clémentine Mahaut, Avinash Abhyankar, Wilfried Le Goff, Valérie Serre, Alexandra Afenjar, Anne Destrée, Maja di Rocco, Delphine Héron, Sébastien Jacquemon...

Genetic epidemiologist named visiting professor

ZACH VEILLEUX Laurent Abel, a geneticist interested in infectious diseases, has been appointed a visiting professor and member of Jean-Laurent Casanova’s Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Disease. Though he will continue to be based in France — his existing laboratory is at...

Milestones

...Jean-Laurent Casanova, a 2014 Sanofi-Institut Pasteur Award, recognizing scientific progress in the life sciences. Dr. Casanova is being honored for his discovery of the role of single-gene mutations in infectious diseases, leading to novel treatments for certain pediatric...

Genetic epidemiologist named visiting professor

Laurent Abel, a geneticist interested in infectious diseases, has been appointed a visiting professor and member ofJean-Laurent Casanova’s Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Disease. Though he will continue to be based in France — his existing laboratory is at the Necker Sch...

Charles M. Rice awarded Dautrebande Prize

...Jean-Laurent Casanova, senior attending physician at The Rockefeller University Hospital and head of the St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases received the award in 2004 while at the Necker Medical School in Paris.

Milestones

...Jean-Laurent Casanova, the Presidential Award from the Clinical Immunology Society. Dr. Casanova researches the genetic basis of pediatric infectious diseases and is head of the St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases and a Howard Hughes Medical Insti...

Mutation leads to new and severe form of bacterial disease

...Led by Jean-Laurent Casanova, head of the Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, the work lends further support not only to the controversial idea that an error in a single gene is enough to dramatically alter an individual’s risk for bacterial disease, but also to ...

Genome Center to operate at Rockefeller in interim

...The NYGC also has begun a project with Jean-Laurent Casanova, head of the St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases at Rockefeller, to sequence 1,000 exomes as part of his immune disorder research.

Clinical immunologist to join Rockefeller University

THANIA BENIOS In September, pediatrician and immunologist Jean-Laurent Casanova will join the Rockefeller University faculty as professor of medicine and head of the Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases. The appointment of Dr. Casanova, who comes to Rockefeller...