OMRF’s Pat Gaffney, a lifelong Catholic, says science and faith need not be at war.
OMRF scientists have found a link between gum disease and lupus, an autoimmune disease.
The federal grants will support the work of two OMRF scientists who are investigating different aspects of autoimmune disease: Judith James, M.D., Ph.D., and Joan Merrill, M.D.
Joan Merrill, M.D., is a recipient of the 2018 ACR Master designation, one of the highest honors members can receive.
Two grants will enable OMRF scientists to examine genes thought to play a role in lupus.
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.