The award recognizes Merrill’s exceptional contributions to the field in her nearly 30 years as a lupus physician and researcher.
According to the Lupus Foundation of America, more than 1.5 million Americans suffer from the disease.
OMRF VP of Clinical Affairs Judith James received a pair of distinguished honors at the American College of Rheumatology’s annual meeting.
The goal of the new white paper is to create a dramatic shift in how lupus clinical trials are conducted so effective treatments can stand a chance to succeed.
These findings will help scientists understand how to better diagnose and treat the disease.
The LFA has announced OMRF’s Merrill as its Chief Advisor for Clinical Development.