The trio of scientists assumed their new positions at the foundation Nov. 1, bringing the total number of OMRF senior scientists to 49.
The grants will support more than 50 research and clinical projects, purchase scientific equipment and fund recruitment.
Alberola-Ila will investigate the role a type of white blood cell plays in mounting the body’s response against flu infection.
The center offers researchers the ability to raise and study mice in an environment free of germs and microbes.
The award is for continued research into the origins of Sjögren’s syndrome.
If you’ve had chickenpox, the shingles virus is already in your body.