The new millennium began with a bang at OMRF, as Dr. Jordan Tang, above, and his research team identified and cloned the enzyme believed to cause Alzheimer’s disease. Soon after, the OMRF scientists designed an inhibitor that stopped the enzyme in its tracks. The discoveries led to the development of an experimental drug acquired by […]
2020 Annual Report: From Bedside to Bench
First a physician, Dr. Lijun Xia has become a research star As a young physician in China, Dr. Lijun Xia treated people with life-threatening blood diseases. But few medications existed to help the people he cared for, and over time, the hematologist grew frustrated. “I wanted to do better for my patients, to give them […]
With new grant, OMRF researcher comes full circle
A COBRE grant help launch Dr. Lijun Xia’s career. Now he’s leading one for a new era of young investigators.
OMRF awarded $13.1 million federal grant for metabolism research
The funding will establish the Center for Cellular Metabolism Research in Oklahoma and supports five junior researchers.
Federal grant brings $13.1 million to OMRF labs
The award is part of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program.
$6.5 million grant will benefit cardiovascular research at OMRF
OMRF has received a 5-year NIH grant to continue heart and blood research.