Heart disease is the number one cause of death in diabetic patients.
The Saxon program is designed to provide military academy students with an opportunity to work side-by-side with OMRF’s senior scientists.
At Tuesday’s spring board meeting, OMRF recognized 11 board members for their years of service and honored four scientists for scientific achievement.
Two students from the Naval Academy and one from the Air Force Academy participated in the OMRF’s ninth annual Saxon program.
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.