Daily Archives: July 2, 2013

RORA – NPSR1 – Asthma and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Interaction between Retinoid Acid Receptor-Related Orphan Receptor Alpha (RORA) and Neuropeptide S Receptor 1 (NPSR1) in Asthma http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0060111 Retinoid acid receptor-related Orphan Receptor Alpha (RORA) was recently identified as a susceptibility gene for asthma in a genome-wide association study. To … Continue reading

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RORA – PTSD , Depression , Anxiety , ADHD , Bipolar and Autism

BUSM/VA Boston Healthcare System Investigators Identify New Gene Linked to PTSD http://www.bumc.bu.edu/busm/2012/08/07/busmva-boston-healthcare-system-investigators-identify-new-gene-linked-to-ptsd/ Investigators at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Veterans Affairs (VA) Boston Healthcare System have identified a new gene linked to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The findings, … Continue reading

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RORA and Asthma, Allergy and Clocks – (Astrocytes and IL-6)

Genome-wide association studies of asthma in population-based cohorts confirm known and suggested loci and identify an additional association near HLA. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23028483 RATIONALE: Asthma has substantial morbidity and mortality and a strong genetic component, but identification of genetic risk factors is … Continue reading

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RORA and Autism – Hormones and Immune System – Treatment

Researcher Discovers New Regulatory Autism Gene http://smhs.gwu.edu/news/gw-researcher-discovers-new-regulatory-autism-gene WASHINGTON (July 1, 2013) – A new study by Valerie Hu, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), reports that … Continue reading

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