The grants will support more than 50 research and clinical projects, purchase scientific equipment and fund recruitment.
On Friday, 13 Oklahoma high school and college students completed a summer of biomedical research at OMRF.
The award is part of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program.
For more than a decade, doctors could not pinpoint Xander’s symptoms. Then DNA sequencing helped researchers save his life.
The findings could potentially lead to new drugs to help weight loss or combat obesity and associated metabolic disorders.
An OMRF scientist has received a grant to investigate a potential link between Alzheimer’s and age-related muscle loss.