As of Oct. 1, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed more than 800 instances of lung illness and 14 deaths nationwide.
RSV is the leading cause of viral bronchiolitis and pneumonia worldwide, infecting more than 50 percent of children in their first year of life and nearly 100 percent by age 2.
OMRF’s Courtney Griffin is studying a form of cell death called necroptosis.
Patients suffering from cystic fibrosis will live only as long as their lungs allow. Cystic fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects about 30,000 children and adults in the United States. A defective gene and its protein product cause the body to produce unusually thick, sticky mucus that clogs the lungs and leads to […]
At its board meeting yesterday, the Presbyterian Health Foundation approved a $500,000 grant to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. The award will provide start-up funds for a new OMRF scientist, Dario Ramirez, Ph.D., who will join OMRF from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) this winter. “We are extremely fortunate that the Presbyterian Health Foundation […]