The Lupus Research Alliance is the world’s leading private funder of lupus research.
Lymphedema is a disease characterized by dramatic and painful swelling in the limbs that often leads to infections.
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.