According to the Lupus Foundation of America, more than 1.5 million Americans suffer from the disease.
A recent OMRF study is potentially paving the way for better preventive treatment options for African American patients.
Oklahoma City will be site of the nonprofit alliance’s first major program roll out.
The pandemic is showing fearsome fatality rates.
The test is intended for large-scale testing of patients, with the capacity to test 180,000 samples over the next 90 days.
James received the award for her contributions to understanding systemic autoimmune diseases such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis.