Search Tag: cystic fibrosis

ICU Management

Genetic Clues to COVID-19 Pneumonia

2021 25 Jan

Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and colleagues have identified genetic factors that increase the risk for developing pneumonia and its severe, life-threatening consequences. Findings are published in the  American Journal of Human Genetics. Information about these genetic clues may aid efforts to identify patients with COVID-19... Read more

Executive Health Management

Personalised Medicine: The road ahead

2019 22 May

How can healthcare accelerate the implementation of the science?   Where is Personalised Medicine (PM) already improving the lives of patients and what is needed to make it the standard of care across multiple conditions?     What’s your brief at the PMC?   I have a science and genetics background and bring scientific... Read more

ICU Management

Cystic Fibrosis: New Compounds Display Strong Therapeutic Potential

2013 30 Sep

Cystic fibrosis is a lethal genetic disorder that in France affects one child per 4,500 births. An international team led by scientists at the Institut Fédératif de Recherche Necker-Enfants Malades (CNRS/Inserm/Université Paris Descartes) 1 , led by Aleksander Edelman, has recently discovered two new compounds that could be used to treat patients... Read more