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

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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