It seems autoimmune diseases like lupus and multiple sclerosis have been on the rise. Is my perception a product of my surroundings, or has there really been a surge?
Researchers seek participants who are at high risk of developing lupus
March Today, just 1 in 5,000 experimental compounds proves safe and effective enough to reach patients. For new drugs, the road to hospitals and clinics is steep and long. Researchers screen countless promising compounds, but they choose only a few to begin clinical trials. Of those selected, roughly 9 out of 10 will fail. For that […]
Election to the National Academy of Medicine is but the latest first for Dr. Judith James Dr. Judith James can’t remember not wanting to be a doctor. As a 5-year-old, James, who had severe asthma, shared her career intentions with her pediatrician. “He said if I wanted to become a nurse, he would be happy […]
Research will target specific regions of DNA strands to understand role of genetic variants
The NIH has selected OMRF to lead a $58.5 million public-private partnership aimed at developing more effective treatments for autoimmune diseases.