The trio of scientists assumed their new positions at the foundation Nov. 1, bringing the total number of OMRF senior scientists to 49.
Two grants will enable OMRF scientists to examine genes thought to play a role in lupus.
Sjögren’s syndrome may affect as many as 4 million Americans.
These findings will help scientists understand how to better diagnose and treat the disease.
New research will help physicians better identify blood relatives of lupus patients at risk for developing the disease.
OMRF’s biorepository is one of fewer than 50 such facilities to receive this distinction.