The American Association of Immunologists has named OMRF’s Paul Kincade to its 2019 class of Distinguished Fellows.
National Institutes of Health
A four-year grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute will help OMRF researcher Courtney Montgomery and her team determine the roles of specific immune cells associated with sarcoidosis.
OMRF scientist Susannah Rankin received a four-year, $1.47 million award to study chromosomes.
The federal grants will support the work of two OMRF scientists who are investigating different aspects of autoimmune disease: Judith James, M.D., Ph.D., and Joan Merrill, M.D.
The project will focus on comparing certain immune cells in patients with Sjögren’s to those of healthy controls.
Every year an estimated 7.9 million children are born with a serious birth defect of genetic or partially genetic origin.