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Here’s your periodic update on News from NIAID-Supported Institutions. The following links will take you to the institution’s press release:

Rare Mutations Do Not Explain “Missing Heritability” in Asthma 
January 16, 2015—University of Chicago

Tumor Suppressor Protein Helps Immune System Stay Balanced 
January 15, 2015—St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Long-Acting Drug Effectively Prevents HIV-Like Infection in Monkeys 
January 15, 2015—The Rockefeller University

Vaccine-Induced CD4 T Cells Lead to Adverse Effect in a Mouse Model of Infection 
January 15, 2015—Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Possible Treatments Identified for Highly Contagious Stomach Virus   
January 13, 2015—Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Study Links Common Human Protein to Adverse Parasitic Worm Infections 
January 8, 2015—University of California, Riverside

The Best Offense Against Bacteria is a Good Defense 
January 7, 2015—The Ohio State University

New Approach May Lead to Inhalable Vaccines for Influenza, Pneumonia 
January 7, 2015—University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Newly Discovered Antibiotic Kills Pathogens Without Resistance 
January 7, 2015—Northeastern University

Nearly Half-Million Dollar NIH Grant Awarded to Study Widespread Virus Affecting Infants 
January 6, 2015—Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Cold Virus Replicates Better at Cooler Temperatures 
January 5, 2015—Yale University
Fat Isn’t All Bad: Skin Adipocytes Help Protect Against Infections 
January 5, 2015—University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

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