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In the News - NPR - Casanova

...The response to influenza is genetically impaired,' says [Jean-Laurent] Casanova. He's hoping that the study will catch the interest of other pediatricians and lead to more patients offering their genomes for further research."

Rockefeller hosts the first New York City symposium on human genetics

...Spearheaded by Rockefeller professor Jean-Laurent Casanova, who is working closely with physician-scientist Bruce Gelb at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and geneticist David Goldstein at Columbia University, the group plans to organize two meetings annually. “The ...

Awards, arrivals, and promotions

Congratulations to our latest award winners: Jean-Laurent Casanova has been recognized with the Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award for his work investigating the genetic basis of pediatric infectious diseases. The award is given by the American Society for Clinical Investigation, an ...

Researchers develop gene-filtering tool to identify disease-causing mutations

...A new tool, developed by scientists in Jean-Laurent Casanova’s St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases at Rockefeller University aims to predict whether a given human gene is likely to harbor disease-causing mutations. The hope is that their tool, des...

Genetic mutation helps explain why, in rare cases, flu can kill

...Years after her ordeal, which she survived, scientists led by Jean-Laurent Casanova discovered that it could be explained by a rare mutation she carries that prevented her from producing a protein, interferon, that helps fight off the virus. “This is the first example of a...

New England Journal of Medicine 369: 1704-1714 (10-31-13)

...Vincent, Luyan Liu, Sophie Cypowyj, Carolina Prando, Mélanie Migaud, Lynda Taibi, Aomar Ammar-Khodja, Omar Boudghene Stambouli, Boumediene Guellil, Frederique Jacobs, Jean-Christophe Goffard, Kinda Schepers, Véronique del Marmol, Lobna Boussofara, Mohamed Denguezli, Molka Larif, Hervé B...

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. T...

Immunity 39: 676-686 (10-17-13)

Immunity 39: 676-686 An ACT1 mutation selectively abolishes interleukin-17 responses in humans with chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis Bertrand Boissonsend, Chenhui Wang, Vincent Pedergnana, Ling Wu, Sophie Cypowyj, Michel Rybojad, Aziz Belkadi, Capucine Picard, Laurent Abel, Claire Fieschi...

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 ...

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 profe...