The award is part of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program.
OMRF scientist Gary Gorbsky, Ph.D., will use the funds to pursue general research projects related to cell division.
New research from OMRF has pinpointed the cause of liver bleeding during acetaminophen overdose, as well as a possible treatment.
Alberola-Ila will investigate the role a type of white blood cell plays in mounting the body’s response against flu infection.
The findings could potentially lead to new drugs to help weight loss or combat obesity and associated metabolic disorders.
OMRF researchers found that, in laboratory mice, a particular white blood cell seems to play a key role in MS.