The pair of four-year, $1.75 million NIH Research Project Grants, or R01s, will support separate projects.
OMRF has answered the call for personal protective equipment donations and is joining the Covid-19 testing efforts.
Sydney Rutz is one in five billion.
OMRF’s Christopher Hoover became just the second Oklahoman in 30 years to earn a prestigious Kirschstein service award.
The grants cover a range of areas, including colitis and colon cancer, sepsis, genomic tools, and outreach strategies for clinical trials.
New findings could help scientists develop treatments for the condition known as ITP.