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1010, 2016

Dr. Lombardi Presents at the 2016 AAI Annual Meeting

By | October 10th, 2016|Categories: NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

Dr. Lombardi presented at the 2016 American Association of Immunologists annual meeting in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Lombardi presented data supporting a model of gut pathology in ME/CFS whereby dysregulated pDCs fail to promote the production of low-affinity IgA through the process of TI activation of B cells, thereby leading to bacterial overgrowth, dysbiosis, bacterial translocation and systemic immune activation.


1305, 2016

Cheers Event

By | May 13th, 2016|Categories: NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

champagne • wine • art • music

August 19, 2016
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
The Nevada Museum of Art

Join Nevada Center for Biomedical Research (NVCBR) in support of scientific discovery and treat yourself to an entertaining evening at the Nevada Museum of Art!

Indulge in delectable bites created by tastemaker Mark Estee of Chez Louie while enjoying delicious champagne and wine. Between tastings, browse museum exhibits including Tilting the Basin: Contemporary Art of Nevada and Anthony McCall’s Drawn Together, a silent auction, and select local venders. Live music will be provided by The Socks, a Reno-based instrumental duo specializing in unplugged versions of great alternative rock hits, as well as their own unique original songs.

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1205, 2016


By | May 12th, 2016|Categories: NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

NVCBR collaborators find disturbed immune function in those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), consistent with a growing body of evidence supporting immunopathology in ASD.
Decreased Numbers of CD57+CD3− Cells Identify Potential Innate Immune Differences in Patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder


1205, 2016


By | May 12th, 2016|Categories: NewsAndEvents|0 Comments

NVCBR collaborative study finds genetic differences associated with core ME/CFS symptoms including poor immunity and infection control and disordered sleep. To the best of our knowledge, this study represents the most comprehensive genome-wide association study (GWAS) of an ME/CFS cohort conducted to date.
Genome-wide association analysis identifies genetic variations in subjects with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome