OMRF researchers believe tiny worms may hold keys to reversing serious digestive ailments.
The award is part of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program.
The most common method of screening for colon cancer is a colonoscopy. However, certain cancer-causing polyps can be easily missed during an examination.
Jones has served the ACS for many years, both as a grant reviewer and speaker on the society’s behalf.
The new finding was published in the scientific journal eLife.
OMRF has received a $200,000 grant to grow its cancer research programs.