An OMRF discovery might improve results for bone marrow transplants.
Mechanism allows cells to fight disease-causing microorganisms
Findings offer clues about stopping breast cancer, leukemias
Scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation have discovered a protein that acts as a gas pedal and brake for so-called “adult” stem cells. The findings, which appear in the current issue of the scientific journal Blood, could have important treatment implications for cancer and other life-threatening diseases. “This work has a great deal of […]
In 1968, doctors gave Greg Kindell six weeks to live. He’s still here. Like most organizations, OMRF maintains a general contact email address. It’s a place where people—and businesses and spammers—send their inquiries when they don’t know whom, exactly, at the foundation to ask. A handful of new messages typically arrive each day. “You’ll […]
Dr. Paul Kincade can’t recall a more exciting time for stem cell research. And with a 50-year career as a stem cell biologist, he has a vantage point that’s second to none. Earlier this year, after more than three decades heading a lab and research program at OMRF, Kincade retired as the foundation’s vice president […]