News on the Division of Intramural Research

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NHLBI in the Press
An increasing number of studies have linked psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease, to the development of heart disease. Now, a new study provides further evidence for this link by demonstrating how certain blood cells might interact in a way that damages blood vessels in people with this ps
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News Release
Researchers have found that treating psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory skin disease, with biologic drugs that target immune system activity can reduce the early plaque buildup that clogs arteries, restricts blood flow, and leads to heart attacks and stroke. The findings highlight how immunotherapies that treat inflammatory conditions might play a...
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Media Availability
WHAT: A scientist from the National Institutes of Health will present promising, early results from a human clinical trial testing a novel gene replacement therapy in people with severe sickle cell disease. Preliminary findings suggest that the approach has an acceptable level of safety and might help patients consistently produce normal red blood...