Every year an estimated 7.9 million children are born with a serious birth defect of genetic or partially genetic origin.
National Institutes of Health
The grant will provide Bob Axtell with $2.8 million to study NMO and investigate its similarities to other autoimmune diseases, particularly MS.
The award is part of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program.
OMRF scientist Gary Gorbsky, Ph.D., will use the funds to pursue general research projects related to cell division.
New research from OMRF has pinpointed the cause of liver bleeding during acetaminophen overdose, as well as a possible treatment.
Alberola-Ila will investigate the role a type of white blood cell plays in mounting the body’s response against flu infection.