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.
The project will focus on comparing certain immune cells in patients with Sjögren’s to those of healthy controls.
Two grants will enable OMRF scientists to examine genes thought to play a role in lupus.
The grants will support more than 50 research and clinical projects, purchase scientific equipment and fund recruitment.
The grant will help OMRF recruit a pair of new scientists to its aging research program.
The award is part of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program.