OU Health has been awarded a $5.3 million federal grant to continue a partnership with OMRF and the VA on research into the biology of aging and the role it plays in the onset of diseases like cancer and diabetes.
The pair of four-year, $1.75 million NIH Research Project Grants, or R01s, will support separate projects.
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OMRF researcher Courtney Griffin received a seven-year grant to pursue novel research into blood vessel function and factors that lead to uncontrolled bleeding.
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.
RSV is the leading cause of viral bronchiolitis and pneumonia worldwide, infecting more than 50 percent of children in their first year of life and nearly 100 percent by age 2.