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Allergic Diseases

Getting Chilly for Science: A healthy volunteer helps NIAID scientists study allergic reactions to cold temperatures.

Media Availability: NIH Team Identifies New Genetic Syndrome—March 3, 2014

NIAID Study Offers New Explanation of What Makes an Allergen an Allergen—July 19, 2012

Helping Kids With Severe Eczema—June 29, 2012

Statement: World Asthma Day 2012—Apr. 30, 2012

Impulse Oscillometry Offers Hope of Early Diagnosis of Asthma—March 22, 2012

Tipsheet: 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology—March 7, 2012

News Release: NIH Scientists Find Cause of Rare Immune Disease—Jan. 11, 2012

Video: Getting Chilly for Science—Sept. 28, 2011

Tipsheet: 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology—March 21, 2011

NIAID Media Tipsheet: 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology—Nov. 11, 2010

A Breath of Fresh Air: Targeting the Immune System to Treat Pulmonary Fibrosis—July 8, 2010

NIAID Media Tipsheet: 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology—Feb. 24, 2010

 

Antimicrobial (Drug) Resistance

 

Autoimmune Diseases

 

Bacterial Infections

 

Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases

 

Diagnostics

 

Flu (Influenza)

 

Food Allergy

 

Foodborne Diseases

 

HIV/AIDS

Elite Controllers: Bob Hoff, HIV positive for more than 25 years, has no viral load and has never taken medication.

Media Availability: NIH Study Describes New Method for Tracking T Cells in HIV Patients—Feb. 3, 2014

Media Availability: NIH Scientists Find Mechanism That Helps HIV Evade Antibodies, Stabilize Key Proteins—Feb. 3, 2014

Media Availability: NIH-Created Toxin Can Kill HIV-Infected Cells That Persist Despite Treatment—Jan. 9, 2014

Media Availability: In Heterosexuals, Transmitted HIV Strains Often Resemble Original Infecting Virus—Sept. 20, 2011

Media Availability: NIH Scientists Reactivate Immune Cells Exhausted by Chronic HIV—June 3, 2011

NIAID Media Availability: NIH Scientists Unveil Characteristic of HIV Early in Transmission—Feb. 24, 2011

Video: Life as an HIV Elite Controller—April 1, 2010

 

Immune System

Understanding the Good Bacteria in Our Skin: Scientists at three NIH institutes collaborate to study the role of "good" skin bacteria in health and disease.

Media Availability: NIH Team Identifies New Genetic Syndrome​—March 3, 2014

NIAID Study Identifies Immune Sensors of Malnutrition—Jan. 23, 2014

NIAID Scientists Describe How the Immune System Controls Commensals During Gut Infection—Sept. 9, 2013

NIAID Scientists Describe How Immune System Overreaction Contributes to Influenza Deaths—July 3, 2013

Commensals Help Regulate Immune Responses During Inflammation—May 28, 2013

NIAID Researchers Decribe How Immune Cells Swarm to Injuries and Infections—May 22, 2013

NIH Scientists Identify Possible Mechanism of Virus-Induced Brain Damage—Mar 14, 2013

Investigational Asthma Drug is Effective in Treating Chronic Hypereosinophilic Syndrome—Nov. 1, 2012

Tipsheet: IDWeek 2012—Oct. 17, 2012

Cell-Signaling Molecule May Play Key Role in Development of Lupus Kidney Disease—Oct. 9, 2012

Video: Understanding the Good Bacteria in Our Skin—Sept. 12, 2012

Immune Response to Gut Microbiota May Contribute to Crohn's Disease—Aug. 27, 2012

Media Availability: NIH Researchers Find Possible Cause of Immune Deficiency Cases in Asia—Aug. 22, 2012

Media Availability: NIH Team Describes Protective Role of Skin Microbiota – July 26, 2012

NIAID Researchers Identify Switch That Converts Adult Stem Cells Into Fetal-Like Stem Cells—Apr. 4, 2012

Video: Immune Response to Bacteria—Jan. 5, 2012

In the Gut, Body Cells Protect When Immune Cells Are Absent—Dec. 6, 2011

In Mouse Study, NIH Investigators Observe the Immune-Boosting Properties of Vitamin A—June 14, 2011

NIH Record: Investigators Observe Immune-Boosting Properties of Vitamin A—June 10, 2011

A Breath of Fresh Air: Targeting the Immune System to Treat Pulmonary Fibrosis—July 2, 2010

 

Malaria

 

Mastocytosis

 

Neglected Tropical Diseases

 

Parasitic Infections

 

People, Places, and Events

DIR Showcase DIR Showcase: See a slideshow of historic research advances made by the NIAID Division of Intramural Research and its partners.

Achievements

RML Scientist Recognized for Virus Studies—Jan. 8, 2014

Video: Dr. Carolina Barillas-Mury, 2013 Winner of the Sanofi-Institut Pasteur Award —Nov. 6, 2013

NIH Record: NIAID's Metcalfe Receives AAAAI Honor—Mar. 29, 2013

President Obama Honors Outstanding Early-Career Scientists—July 23, 2012

Video: Profile of Sonja Best, NIAID Researcher and PECASE Award Winner—Feb. 6, 2012

NIH Record: NIAID's Miller Wins Walter Reed Medal—Feb. 3, 2012

NIH Record: Twenty NIH-Supported Young Scientists Earn PECASE Honors—Oct. 14, 2011

NIH Record: Eight NIH'ers Elected to AAM—April 29, 2011

NIH Record: NIAID's Kapikian To Receive Hilleman/Merck Award—March 4, 2011

NIH Record: Institute of Medicine Elected 5 NIH'ers—Oct. 29, 2010

Facilities

NIH Record: Award-Worth Building Renovation at RML—May 25, 2012

NIH Catalyst: Germ-Free Mice: New Facility for Microbe Study—July-August 2011

NIH Catalyst: The Taming of the Immune System: NIAID's Specialty Clinic (PDF, page 3)—May-June 2010

Milestones

NIH Record: Nearly a Century of Research Combined, Two NIAID Infectious Disease Experts Retire—Feb. 1, 2013

U.S. Bronchiectasis Registry Reaches Important Milestone—Dec. 14, 2011

NIH Record: RML Hosts Native American Youth Academy—Sept. 16, 2011

NIH Record: NIAID's Paul Celebrates 40th Anniversary as Lab Chief—July 22, 2011

NIH Record: Herpesvirus Expert Cohen To Lead NIAID Lab—July 9, 2010

NIH Record: NIAID Lab Chief Murphy Retires After 40 Years at NIH—June 25, 2010

NIH Record: NIAID Employee Donates Kidney, Gives Stepfather New Life—Feb. 25, 2010

NIH Record: Duffy To Lead New NIAID Laboratory—Jan. 22, 2010

Remembrance

Statement: NIH Mourns the Death of Albert Kapikian—Feb. 25, 2014

NIH Record: NIAID Mourns Retrovirology Expert Jeang—Mar. 1, 2013

NIH Record: Neva, Renowned Parasitologist, Dies—Nov. 11, 2011

NIH Record: RML's Peacock Mourned—Aug. 19, 2011

NIH Record: Chanock, Distinguished Virologist, Dies—Sept. 3, 2010

Statement of Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., on the Death of Dr. Robert M. Chanock—Aug. 3, 2010

 

Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases

Discovering XMEN Disease: An NIAID research team identifies the cause of a rare childhood immune disease.

Targeted Therapy for WHIM Syndrome Shows Promise - Feb. 12, 2014

NIH Scientists Identify a New Immunodeficiency Disease—Oct. 28, 2013

Magnesium Supplements May Reduce Viral Infection in "XMEN" Patients—July 12, 2013

Tipsheet: IDWeek 2012—Oct. 17, 2012

News Release: NIH Scientists Find Cause of Rare Immune Disease—Jan. 11, 2012

Impaired Immune Memory Leads to Chronic Viral Infections in People with Job's Syndrome—Dec. 15, 2011

Media Availability: To Treat Rare Disease, NIH Scientists Repurpose FDA-Approved Drug—Sept. 2, 2011

Scientists Identify the Genetic Mutation Causing "XMEN" Disease—July 6, 2011

A Step Closer to Personalized Medicine: Improving Gene Therapy To Treat a Devastating Genetic Disease—May 18, 2011

Tipsheet: 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology—March 21, 2011

News Release: Trace Amounts of Germ-Killing Molecules Predict Disease Survival—Dec. 29, 2010

NIAID Media Tipsheet: 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology—Nov. 11, 2010

IDF Advocate: The NIH Extends a Hand to Those with PIDD (PDF, page 8)—Summer 2010

NIH Catalyst: The Taming of the Immune System: NIAID's Specialty Clinic (PDF, page 3)—May-June 2010

NIAID Media Tipsheet: 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology—Feb. 24, 2010

 

Prion Diseases

 

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) other than HIV/AIDS

 

Therapies

Helping Kids With Severe Eczema - June 29, 2012

Targeted Therapy for WHIM Syndrome Shows Promise - Feb. 12, 2014

NIAID Researchers Identify Potential Anti-Clotting Drug—Dec. 12, 2013

NIH Scientists Identify a New Immunodeficiency Disease—Oct. 28, 2013

Investigational Oral Regimen for Hepatitis C Shows Promise in NIH Trial—Aug. 27, 2013

NIAID Researchers Identify Switch That Converts Adult Stem Cells Into Fetal-Like Stem Cells—Apr. 4, 2012

Vitamin A Boosts Immunity: In mouse study, NIH investigators observe the immune-boosting properties of Vitamin A.

Media Availability: To Treat Rare Disease, NIH Scientists Repurpose FDA-Approved Drug—Sept. 2, 2011

Media Availability: Scientists Explain Unique Activity of TB Drug Pyrazinamide—Aug. 11, 2011

In Mouse Study, NIH Investigators Observe the Immune-Boosting Properties of Vitamin A—June 14, 2011

NIH Record: Investigators Observe Immune-Boosting Properties of Vitamin A—June 10, 2011

Media Availability: NIH Scientists Reactivate Immune Cells Exhausted by Chronic HIV—June 3, 2011

A Step Closer to Personalized Medicine: Improving Gene Therapy To Treat a Devastating Genetic Disease—May 18, 2011

News Release: Treatment for S. aureus Skin Infection Works in Mouse Model—Aug. 31, 2010

News Release: Novel Therapeutic Approach Shows Promise Against Multiple Bacterial Pathogens—May 27, 2010

Bulletin: NIAID-Developed Antigen Shows Promise against Metastatic Cancer—April 19, 2010

NIAID Contributes to New TB Drug With Broad Antibiotic Potential—February 2, 2010

 

Tickborne Diseases

A research team traveled to a remote Malian village in search of tickborne relapsing fever.

Test for Persistent Lyme Infection Using Live Ticks Shown Safe in Clinical Study—Feb. 12, 2014

Video: Tularemia Research in NIAID Laboratories—Dec. 30, 2011

Video: Chasing Tickborne Relapsing Fever in Mali—July 14, 2011

A History of Lyme Disease, Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment—March 29, 2011

News Release: Novel Therapeutic Approach Shows Promise Against Multiple Bacterial Pathogens—May 27, 2010

 

Tuberculosis (TB)

T-Cell Response to TB Infection: Findings from an NIAID study provide new insights into how the immune system clears mycobacterial infections and how the behavior of immune cells differs in lab cultures versus living tissues.

Media Availability: Antibiotic Shows Promise in Treating Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis—Oct. 18, 2012

T-Cell Response to TB Infection: High-Resolution Imaging Reveals Major Differences Between Lab and Live Results—Dec. 21, 2011

Media Availability: Scientists Explain Unique Activity of TB Drug Pyrazinamide—Aug. 11, 2011

News Release: Experimental Immune-Boosting Drug Worsens TB in Mice—April 12, 2010

NIAID Contributes to New TB Drug With Broad Antibiotic Potential—Feb. 2, 2010

 

Vaccines

 

Vector Biology

 

Viral Infections (Non-Flu)

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Last Updated April 15, 2014