Alberola-Ila will investigate the role a type of white blood cell plays in mounting the body’s response against flu infection.
Dopamine is a chemical responsible for voluntary movement and the perception of rewards in the brain.
OMRF scientist Scott Plafker has received a four-year grant from the NIH to study whether a natural compound can help prevent a common eye disease.
The one-time grant will help OMRF scientist Jian Li, Ph.D., with start-up costs for his new lab.
The grants cover a range of areas, including colitis and colon cancer, sepsis, genomic tools, and outreach strategies for clinical trials.
These findings will help scientists understand how to better diagnose and treat the disease.