The grant will provide Bob Axtell with $2.8 million to study NMO and investigate its similarities to other autoimmune diseases, particularly MS.
Alberola-Ila will investigate the role a type of white blood cell plays in mounting the body’s response against flu infection.
Lupu’s findings were published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
OBI’s new software system, Bio-Linked, will be used to match willing blood donors with researchers at OMRF to build a volunteer group for StopRA.
New research will help physicians better identify blood relatives of lupus patients at risk for developing the disease.
OMRF has received $646,000 to study the genetic origins of NMO.