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.