The grant will provide Bob Axtell with $2.8 million to study NMO and investigate its similarities to other autoimmune diseases, particularly MS.
Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the U.S., but it isn’t just one disease.
While we celebrate mothers this weekend, scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation are working constantly to protect them.
OMRF researchers found that, in laboratory mice, a particular white blood cell seems to play a key role in MS.
This award is tailored to support scientists and doctors early in their careers studying and treating sarcoidosis.
The SMILE trial will seek to identify individuals at high risk for developing lupus and treat them before they ever transition into the disease.