The Presbyterian Health Foundation has awarded nearly $4.6 million in biomedical research grants to OMRF and OUHSC.
How long can medical research afford to wait?
OMRF has named Willard “Bill” Freeman and Jacquelyn Gorman to its scientific staff.
The National Institutes of Health awarded the grants, which will fund research on autoimmune diseases and human exposure to anthrax.
The Saxon program is designed to provide military academy students with an opportunity to work side-by-side with OMRF’s senior scientists.
The discovery could lead to new therapeutic approaches to a wide range of illnesses, including asthma, inflammatory bowel disease and psoriasis.