This project will evaluate whether the presence of a protein, called Stim1, in blood immune cells modifies differently the immune response between a person with psoriasis, a person with a chronic inflammatory disease, and a healthy person. Stim1 is a protein which senses calcium changes inside cells and influences cells’ capacity to initiate and maintain inflammation.
- Ages Eligible for Study: 18 years and older
- Genders Eligible for Study: All
- Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes
- All participants must be non-pregnant. No children, cognitively impaired persons, or prisoners will be enrolled.