Two grants will enable OMRF scientists to examine genes thought to play a role in lupus.
At its annual honors and awards ceremony on Thursday, OMRF presented Christy Everest with its Board of Directors Distinguished Service Award.
These findings will help scientists understand how to better diagnose and treat the disease.
OMRF hosted its annual spring board meeting on Wednesday.
These new findings could play a key role in tailoring individual lupus treatments.
The findings were published in the Jan. 25 issue of Nature Genetics.