We are happy that the first paper that acknowledges COST 18233! EuNet-INNOCHRON Action has become accepted in American Journal of Hematology!
It is a collaboration between the Greek and Swedish Groups showing increased frequency of the DARC/ACKR1 polymorphism associated with ethnic neutropenia - known to be rare/absent in Europe - among patients with chronic idiopathic neutropenia in Greece.
"Increased frequency of the single nucleotide polymorphism of the DARC/ACKR1 gene associated with ethnic neutropenia in a cohort of European patients with chronic idiopathic neutropenia."
Fragiadaki I1, Papadakis S1, Sevastaki G2, Sfyridaki K2, Mavroudi I1, Goulielmos GN3, Kanellou P4, Mörtberg A5, Höglund P5,6,7, Gemenetzi K8, Stamatopoulos K8, Chatzidimitriou A8, Palmblad J6, Papadaki HA1.
1. Hemopoiesis Research Laboratory, School of Medicine, University of Crete and Department of Hematology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Greece.
2. Blood Bank, Venizeleion General Hospital, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
3. Department of Internal Medicine, Molecular Pathology and Human Genetics Section, School of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece.
4. Department of Hematology, Venizeleion General Hospital, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.
5. Department of Clinical Immunology and Transfusion Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden.
6. Department of Medicine Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden.
7. Center for Hematology and Regenerative Medicine (HERM), Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm, Sweden.
8. Institute of Applied Biosciences, Thessaloniki, Greece.