The researchers will analyze blood donated by volunteers to understand individuals’ differing immune responses to the virus.
The National Institutes of Health awarded the grants, which will fund research on autoimmune diseases and human exposure to anthrax.
At Tuesday’s spring board meeting, OMRF recognized 11 board members for their years of service and honored four scientists for scientific achievement.
Lupu’s findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Controlling immune system key to managing autoimmune disease
Grant renewal adds years 11-15 of funding for anthrax research projects