The National Institutes of Health has awarded OMRF scientist Tommy Lewis $2.2 million to study the inner workings of brain cells.
In MS, immune cells attack the protective covering of nerves in the brain, causing vision problems, tremors, paralysis, painful spasms, imbalance and cognitive changes.
Alzheimer’s affects 5.8 million Americans, and one in three senior citizens dies with the disease or other forms of dementia.
Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of brain cancer with no cure, but a new OMRF discovery offers hope.
Oblato, Inc., has acquired all rights from OMRF to OKN-007, an investigational drug for the treatment of a deadly form of brain cancer.
As Mike Schuster nears the three-year anniversary of his diagnosis with glioblastoma, he’s already doubled the life expectancy for patients with the deadly cancer.