The funding will establish the Center for Cellular Metabolism Research in Oklahoma and supports five junior researchers.
Researchers at OMRF helped develop a drug that brings relief to patients with sickle cell disease.
Adakveo, a drug based on the discoveries of OMRF VP of Research Rodger McEver, is relieving pain for Danielle Jamison and others with sickle cell around the world.
Dr. Rod McEver was elected as an AAAS Fellow for his research in cardiovascular biology and hematology.
An Oklahoma teenager battling cancer was given just weeks to live – that was more than 50 years ago.
The application deadline is Feb. 1.