The award is part of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program.
Ozone alert days could worsen or jump-start disease in susceptible patients
It used to be a cure-all in homespun medical advice, but as the mercury reaches the triple digits, “fresh air” might sometimes do more harm than good. Air pollution, especially evident during recent ozone alerts, might be triggering otherwise dormant genetic conditions, said OMRF scientist Dario Ramirez, Ph.D. Ramirez’s work at OMRF centers on how […]
A Breath of Fresh Air
Using 3D Models to Tackle Respiratory Illness Respiratory syncytial virus is the leading cause of pneumonia worldwide. It takes a particularly heavy toll on children, infecting more than half in the first year of life and nearly 100 percent by age 2. “RSV causes more frequent and more severe infections in infants, compared to adults, […]