At OMRF, OSSM senior Kevin Nguyen is studying MPS1, a gene discovered to be a “master regulator” of cell division.
The funding will establish the Center for Cellular Metabolism Research in Oklahoma and supports five junior researchers.
The grant will support the Aging and Metabolism Research Program and completes a $5.2 million expansion campaign.
OMRF and Stanford have received a four-year grant to use zebrafish to study how small genetic variations can lead to several human diseases.
OU Health has been awarded a $5.3 million federal grant to continue a partnership with OMRF and the VA on research into the biology of aging and the role it plays in the onset of diseases like cancer and diabetes.
If there’s one thing Democrats and Republicans can agree on, it’s that no less than the future of this country is at stake in Tuesday’s presidential election.