An estimated 32 million Americans live with OA. Dr. Matlock Jeffries is seeking novel ways to bring them relief.
Studies could lead to new OA treatment strategy
Checking the wrong box changed the future of OMRF’s newest rheumatologist.
There are no approved treatments for osteoarthritis, which affects an estimated 50 million Americans.
The NIH has awarded OMRF scientist Matlock Jeffries $874,000 to launch an innovative study of the origin and progression of OA.
As a physician-scientist, Matlock Jeffries will maintain a lab focused on osteoarthritis and will see patients in the foundation’s Rheumatology Center of Excellence.