A four-year grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute will help OMRF researcher Courtney Montgomery and her team determine the roles of specific immune cells associated with sarcoidosis.
David Key had never heard of sarcoidosis—until the rare disease stole his health.
OMRF’s Sarcoidosis Unit, which launched in January, is the only one of its kind in the state.
This award is tailored to support scientists and doctors early in their careers studying and treating sarcoidosis.
The new clinic is the first of its kind in the state and the only one in the region.
On Sunday, the AHA hosted a special STEM education program at OMRF.