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.
OMRF researchers found mutations in PDGF receptor beta can trigger two rare diseases.
James has served NIAMS in several capacities over the years.
Olson is looking at why people form scar tissue instead of regenerating.
Grant will fund new pilot projects and mentoring for younger investigators
The international study turns up new targets for lupus research