OMRF and Stanford have received a four-year grant to use zebrafish to study how small genetic variations can lead to several human diseases.
Sydney Rutz is one in five billion.
OMRF scientist Patrick Gaffney has received a five-year, $3.1 million grant to investigate the underlying mechanisms that lead to lupus onset.
Two grants will enable OMRF scientists to examine genes thought to play a role in lupus.
Every year an estimated 7.9 million children are born with a serious birth defect of genetic or partially genetic origin.
The most common method of screening for colon cancer is a colonoscopy. However, certain cancer-causing polyps can be easily missed during an examination.