PHF grants will support more than a dozen studies at OMRF in areas including cancer, heart disease, lupus and genetic mutations associated with conditions ranging from hearing loss to autism.
Presbyterian Health Foundation
The Presbyterian Health Foundation has awarded nearly $4.6 million in biomedical research grants to OMRF and OUHSC.
The discovery could lead to new therapeutic approaches to a wide range of illnesses, including asthma, inflammatory bowel disease and psoriasis.
The grants will support more than 50 research and clinical projects, purchase scientific equipment and fund recruitment.
The center offers researchers the ability to raise and study mice in an environment free of germs and microbes.
Proceeds from 241 will go to support disease research.