The National Institutes of Health awarded the grants, which will fund research on autoimmune diseases and human exposure to anthrax.
National Institutes of Health
OMRF scientist Patrick Gaffney has received a five-year, $3.1 million grant to investigate the underlying mechanisms that lead to lupus onset.
The American Association of Immunologists has named OMRF’s Paul Kincade to its 2019 class of Distinguished Fellows.
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.