Lymphedema is a disease characterized by dramatic and painful swelling in the limbs that often leads to infections.
OMRF researchers have broken new ground in understanding how the lymphatic system works.
The semiannual board meeting was held on Wednesday.
The new findings were published in the journal Genes & Development.
Sathish Srinivasan was awarded $1.77 million to investigate valve development.
There is currently no cure for lymphedema but new research might help manage it.