Job Research Foundation Makes Scientific Advisory Board Appointments: Professor Alain Fischer, MD Tapped as Chief Scientific Officer, Professor Andrew R. Gennery, MD Named to Board

(NEW YORK CITY, NY, February 19, 2019) –Job Research Foundation, which seeks to help find a cure for Job Syndrome by providing the scientific community with additional opportunities to further research into the rare immunodeficiency disorder, has announced the appointment of Dr. Alain Fischer as Chief Scientific Officer of the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board and the addition of Dr. Andrew R. Gennery to the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board.

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Vance Klein
Skin infections turned out to be sign of serious problem for little girl

THE WASHINGTON POST

By Sandra G. Boodman July 28

The pediatrician was blunt but not unkind. Even so, her unequivocal message made Jan Wiese bristle.

“You know, this is really not normal,” the Northern Virginia doctor said as she examined 2-year-old Lucy Wiese for the first time. Struck by the little girl’s medical history, especially her repeated skin infections, the doctor recommended that Lucy see a pediatric immunologist in Baltimore.

“I was kind of offended,” Wiese recalled of the encounter. It had not occurred to her or her physician husband that their daughter’s infections might signal something more serious than a toddler’s normal — if acute — reaction to unfamiliar germs.

Years later, Wiese ruefully recalled how indignant she felt. “Of course she was right,” Wiese conceded. Read More...

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Job Research Foundation Announces First-Ever Grant Offer

UP TO $500,000 IN GRANTS AVAILABLE TO RESEARCHERS INVESTIGATING CAUSES/TREATMENTS OF RARE MULTISYSTEM IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISORDER

(NEW YORK CITY, NY, JUNE 27, 2018) – The Job Research Foundation, which seeks to help find a cure for Job Syndrome by providing the scientific community with additional opportunities to further research into the rare multisystem immunodeficiency disorder, has announced that they are offering up to $500,000 in grants for the first time. The grant funding will be awarded to scientific researchers who are interested in investigating the causes of, and treatments for, Job Syndrome.

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Vance Klein