These findings will help scientists understand how to better diagnose and treat the disease.
The foundation hopes to recruit up to 2,000 healthy individuals.
OBI’s new software system, Bio-Linked, will be used to match willing blood donors with researchers at OMRF to build a volunteer group for StopRA.
OMRF hosted its semiannual meeting on Thursday.
New research will help physicians better identify blood relatives of lupus patients at risk for developing the disease.
OMRF has selected 13 area high school and college students as Fleming Scholars.