At Tuesday’s spring board meeting, OMRF recognized 11 board members for their years of service and honored four scientists for scientific achievement.
The findings could potentially lead to new drugs to help weight loss or combat obesity and associated metabolic disorders.
The findings could lead to new treatments to limit the damaging cardiac effects of diabetes.
Muskogee’s John Saxon, M.D., established the program in 2009.
The findings were published in The Journal of Biological Chemistry.
Repairing diabetic heart cells’ mitochondria could save lives.