David Key had never heard of sarcoidosis—until the rare disease stole his health.
OMRF’s Sarcoidosis Unit, which launched in January, is the only one of its kind in the state.
Sarcoidosis Research Unit About Sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis is a debilitating disease often called a “medical mystery” in which cells in the immune system that cause inflammation cluster together to form tiny lumps called granulomas. If too many granulomas form in a single organ, that can cause the organ to malfunction or even fail. These granulomas can […]
This award is tailored to support scientists and doctors early in their careers studying and treating sarcoidosis.
The new clinic is the first of its kind in the state and the only one in the region.
The additional funding will aid in better understanding the roots of sarcoidosis.