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 grant will help two new scientists establish labs at OMRF.
The National Eye Institute will provide Bob Axtell with $2.8 million to study NMO.
OMRF researchers discovered a protein critical to ensuring mitosis functions properly.
OMRF’s Christopher Hoover became just the second Oklahoman in 30 years to earn a prestigious Kirschstein service award.