Alzheimer’s affects 5.8 million Americans, and one in three senior citizens dies with the disease or other forms of dementia.
OMRF scientist Patrick Gaffney has received a five-year, $3.1 million grant to investigate the underlying mechanisms that lead to lupus onset.
The discovery could lead to new therapeutic approaches to a wide range of illnesses, including asthma, inflammatory bowel disease and psoriasis.
OMRF researcher Courtney Griffin received a seven-year grant to pursue novel research into blood vessel function and factors that lead to uncontrolled bleeding.
A four-year grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute will help OMRF researcher Courtney Montgomery and her team determine the roles of specific immune cells associated with sarcoidosis.
OMRF scientist Susannah Rankin received a four-year, $1.47 million award to study chromosomes.