In MS, immune cells attack the protective covering of nerves in the brain, causing vision problems, tremors, paralysis, painful spasms, imbalance and cognitive changes.
The funds were raised at Rainbolt’s 90th birthday party, which included a private concert by country music legend Willie Nelson.
An OMRF scientist has received a grant to investigate a potential link between Alzheimer’s and age-related muscle loss.
The center offers researchers the ability to raise and study mice in an environment free of germs and microbes.
The event brought in physicians, scientists and industry reps from 18 countries.
The four-day research conference is from Sept. 19 to 22 in Oklahoma City.