OMRF scientist Patrick Gaffney has received a five-year, $3.1 million grant to investigate the underlying mechanisms that lead to lupus onset.
New research from OMRF is taking physicians closer to personalized treatment solutions for patients suffering from lupus.
The new Genes and Human Disease Research Program will broaden OMRF’s investigation into genetic mechanisms in various diseases.
OMRF scientists need volunteers for the world’s first lupus prevention study.
OMRF scientists have found a link between gum disease and lupus, an autoimmune disease.
The federal grants will support the work of two OMRF scientists who are investigating different aspects of autoimmune disease: Judith James, M.D., Ph.D., and Joan Merrill, M.D.