The federal grants will support the work of two OMRF scientists who are investigating different aspects of autoimmune disease: Judith James, M.D., Ph.D., and Joan Merrill, M.D.
Two grants will enable OMRF scientists to examine genes thought to play a role in lupus.
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.