NIH Studies A Family’s Rare Genetic Disease

At age 28, Santiago has become the first patient at the NIH to undergo a bone marrow transplant for a rare genetic condition, CTLA4. The disorder, which severely impairs a person’s normal regulation of the immune system, was discovered at the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) just four years ago. The […]

A Mother’s Day Tribute

May is when we celebrate Mother’s Day The medical team at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) nursed Antoinette Royster from the aftermath of a coma to recovery, but she attributes Friends at NIH with saving her life. Without the financial support from Friends, she says she would have been forced to […]

Patient Highlight

Meet Joshua, Michelle and Lauren – NIH patient and his family

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