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NVCBR Attends 12th International IACFS/ME Research and Clinical Conference

We’re proud to announce that Nevada Center for Biomedical Research will be well represented at the 12th International IACFS/ME Research and Clinical Conference: Emerging Science and Clinical Care in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, from October 27-30, 2016.  Dr. Vincent Lombardi, NVCBR Research Director, Dr. Kenny De Meirleir, NVCBR Medical Director, and Annette Whittemore, NVCBR CEO, will [...]

By | October 11th, 2016|NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

Failure of gut-associated pDCs to express membrane bound APRIL and BAFF prevents their ability to promote low-affinity IgA expression in ME/CFS

Authors: Vincent C Lombardi, Svetlana F Khaiboullina, Kenny L De Meirleir, Tanja Mijatovic, Jan Hulstaer Link: http://www.jimmunol.org/content/196/1_Supplement/137.4 Publication: The Journal of Immunology (2016) Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) is a heterogeneous illness characterized by a number of comorbid conditions; gastrointestinal (GI) dysregulation make up one subgroup of this disease. IgA is the most abundant antibody isotype found in mucosal secretions including [...]

By | October 10th, 2016|Publications|0 Comments

Decreased Numbers of CD57+CD3‚ąí Cells Identify Potential Innate Immune Differences in Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Authors: Siniscalco D, Mijatovic T, Bosmans E, Cirillo A, Kruzliak P, Lombardi VC, DE Meirleir K, Antonucci N Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Publication: in vivo (2016) Background. Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are complex, and severe heterogeneous neurodevelopmental pathologies with accepted but complex immune system abnormalities. Additional knowledge regarding potential immune dysfunctions may provide a greater understanding of [...]

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Dr. Lombardi Presents at the 2016 AAI Annual Meeting

Dr. Lombardi presented at the 2016 American Association of Immunologists annual meeting in Seattle, Washington.

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Transcriptional Analysis of Blood Lymphocytes and Skin Fibroblasts, Keratinocytes, and Endothelial Cells as a Potential Biomarker for Alzheimer’s Disease.

Authors: Mukhamedyarov MA, Rizvanov AA, Yakupov EZ, Zefirov AL, Kiyasov AP, Reis HJ, Teixeira AL, Vieira LB, Lima LM, Salafutdinov II, Petukhova EO, Khaiboullina SF, Schlauch KA, Lombardi VC, Palot√°s A. Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27589530 Publication: J Alzheimers Dis. 2016 Sep 2. [Epub ahead of print] Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a devastating and progressive form of dementia [...]

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Hantavirus Infection Suppresses Thrombospondin-1 Expression in Cultured Endothelial Cells in a Strain-Specific Manner.

Authors: Khaiboullina SF, Morzunov SP, St Jeor SC, Rizvanov AA, Lombardi VC. Link: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27486439 Publication: Front Microbiol. 2016 Jul 19;7:1077. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2016.01077. eCollection 2016. Hantavirus infection is associated with two frequently fatal diseases in humans: Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) and hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS). The pathogenesis of hantavirus infection is complex and not fully [...]

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