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.
As the number of unvaccinated children continues to rise, so do the number of cases of preventable diseases.
The grant will provide Bob Axtell with $2.8 million to study NMO and investigate its similarities to other autoimmune diseases, particularly MS.