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Learning About Hereditary Hemochromatosis

The National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) began as the National Center for Human Genome Research (NCHGR), which was established in 1989 to carry out the role of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the International Human Genome Project (HGP). In 1996, the Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) was also established (co-funded by […]

June 24, 2016  /  No Comments ››

HFE-Associated Hereditary Hemochromatosis

HFE-associated hereditary hemochromatosis (HFE-HH) is characterized by inappropriately high absorption of iron by the gastrointestinal mucosa. The phenotypic spectrum of HFE-HH is now recognized to include: Those with clinical HFE-HH, in which manifestations of end-organ damage secondary to iron storage are present; Those with biochemical HFE-HH, in which the only evidence of iron overload is […]

June 24, 2016  /  No Comments ››

Survey Results

We have posted the results of our survey on phlebotomy costs.  Please click on the link below and them click on the image.  You can enlarge the image by clicking on the expansion arrow in the upper right-hand corner of the image. Thank you for your support. Survey Results Phlebotomy Cost Survey Responses

June 19, 2016  /  No Comments ››