Research will focus on Sjögren’s disease
Grant will expand genetics research related to the autoimmune disease
Longtime board member William Hawley, M.D., receives Distinguished Service Award
Researchers doubled known genetic risk regions for the condition
OMRF scientist Christopher Lessard received a five-year grant to identify genes associated with Sjögren’s syndrome.
The new Genes and Human Disease Research Program will broaden OMRF’s investigation into genetic mechanisms in various diseases.