The PC school district hosted a series of fundraising events to generate $80,000 for research at OMRF.
Registration for the event is $25. Deadline to register is Oct. 28.
The new funding will support investigations into cellular mutations linked to rare skeletal diseases and vessel function.
OMRF’s findings could lead to new strategies to combat age-related muscle loss.
Scientists have long known lupus has a strong genetic component, but there also must be environmental triggers to activate the disease.
The Saxon program is designed to provide military academy students with an opportunity to work side-by-side with OMRF’s senior scientists.