I’m 35, I lost 60 pounds, eat a Mediterranean diet and exercise daily. Yet, at my physical last month, my cholesterol was still high. Can this be genetic?
The NIH has awarded OMRF and Harvard $4.1 million to investigate the role of genetics in the development of lupus.
At OMRF, OSSM senior Kevin Nguyen is studying MPS1, a gene discovered to be a “master regulator” of cell division.
OMRF scientist Benjamin Miller received the pair of grants to study how to prevent muscle loss in older adults and other diseases of aging.
OMRF scientist Christopher Lessard received a five-year grant to identify genes associated with Sjögren’s syndrome.