The funding will establish the Center for Cellular Metabolism Research in Oklahoma and supports five junior researchers.
The grant will support the Aging and Metabolism Research Program and completes a $5.2 million expansion campaign.
OMRF researcher Jian Li received a new grant to investigate the role that a cellular protein called HSF1 plays in cell division and growth.
A new $1 million grant from the Hardesty Family Foundation will fund the expansion of OMRF’s Aging and Metabolism Research Program.
Since the pandemic closed Ben Miller’s lab at OMRF in mid-March, he now has very different coworkers.
Today, 19 percent of Oklahomans are over the age of 60. By 2035, that figure is projected to be 1 in 4.