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.
Measles had virtually vanished from the United States. But thanks to the anti-vaccine movement, outbreaks have returned.
David Key had never heard of sarcoidosis—until the rare disease stole his health.
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.