OMRF kicked off the 1960s with a liberating milestone, retiring the mortgage for construction of the foundation. Tulsa oilman and philanthropist John Mabee donated $150,000 to pay off the debt. That major gift would prove the first of many from the fortunes of Mabee and his wife, Lottie, whose namesake foundation has since donated more […]
National Institutes of Health
OMRF, Harvard receive $4.1 million to study genetic causes of lupus
The NIH has awarded OMRF and Harvard $4.1 million to investigate the role of genetics in the development of lupus.
OMRF awarded $13.1 million federal grant for metabolism research
The funding will establish the Center for Cellular Metabolism Research in Oklahoma and supports five junior researchers.
OMRF discoveries reshape understanding of gut microbiome
OMRF scientists have redefined how the gut microbiome operates and how our bodies coexist with some of the 100 trillion bacteria that make it up.
OMRF receives $3.5 million to study blood clotting, vessel development
The pair of four-year, $1.75 million NIH Research Project Grants, or R01s, will support separate projects.
OMRF receives $2.2 million to study brain cells
The National Institutes of Health has awarded OMRF scientist Tommy Lewis $2.2 million to study the inner workings of brain cells.