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.
Holly Van Remmen and Tim Griffin received VA funding to focus on a pair of diseases prevalent in aging veterans.
OMRF scientists Tim Griffin and Albert Batushansky are pushing the bounds of a decades-old scientific method to study the origins of osteoarthritis.
Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in adults in the U.S. Understandably, this has led to much concern about the future of arthritis treatment.