is working with the NICHD, the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to support a research initiative in the area of skeletal growth and development.
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Most recently, Hausman served as deputy director of the NIAMS
is conducting an in-depth natural history study of people who have Marfan syndrome (which leads to abnormally long bones), nail-patella syndrome (a congenital skeletal disorder), Stickler syndrome (which causes eye and joint problems), and Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (which causes skin and blood vessel problems).
researchers hope that cyclosporin A will soon be an important addition to the list.
, part of the National Institutes of Health, is sponsoring research that will increase understanding of the specific ways to diagnose, treat, and possibly prevent arthritis pain.
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is leading an effort to evaluate progress on The Future Directions of Lupus Research (lupus plan), which was released in 2007, and to develop a coordinated action plan for future lupus research at the request of the Congressional Lupus Caucus.
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is sponsoring research that will increase understanding of the specific abnormalities that cause and accompany fibromyalgia with the hope of developing better ways to diagnose, treat, and prevent this disorder.