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Biomarkers of chronic inflammation in disease development and prevention: challenges and opportunities

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The US National Institutes of Health convened a workshop on disease-promoting chronic inflammation to identify the challenges and needs in the development of clinically feasible strategies for monitoring a person's inflammation status before, during and after disease occurrence.

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Acknowledgements

We thank the workshop speakers for participating and for providing insight in addressing the challenges associated with biomarker identification and leveraging and developing imaging and sensing technologies, as well as strategies for data integration during chronic inflammatory conditions, and for their time and input in reviewing the manuscript. Workshop organizing committee: Natalie Abram, Danielle Carrick, Paige Green, Richard Mazurchuk, Sudhir Srivastava, Piotr Grodzinski, Grace Shen, Julia Berzhanskaya, Antonello Punturieri, Andrei Kindzelski, Barbara Radziszewska, Felipe Sierra, Ronald Kohanski, Miroslaw Mackiewicz, Francesca Macchiarini, Mercy PrabhuDas, Merriline Vedamony, Preethi Chander, Michelle Hamlet and Johanna Dwyer.

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  1. Christina H. Liu is with the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

    • Christina H Liu
  2. Natalie D. Abrams, Danielle M. Carrick and Pushpa Tandon are with the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA.

    • Natalie D Abrams
    • , Danielle M Carrick
    •  & Pushpa Tandon
  3. Preethi Chander is with the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

    • Preethi Chander
  4. Johanna Dwyer is with the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

    • Johanna Dwyer
  5. Michelle R.J. Hamlet is with the National Institute of Nursing Research, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

    • Michelle R J Hamlet
  6. Francesca Macchiarini is with the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA.

    • Francesca Macchiarini
  7. Mercy PrabhuDas and Merriline M. Vedamony are with the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA.

    • Mercy PrabhuDas
    •  & Merriline M Vedamony
  8. Grace L. Shen is with the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA.

    • Grace L Shen

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