Lymphedema is a disease characterized by dramatic and painful swelling in the limbs that often leads to infections.
OMRF receives three grants to study autoimmune disease
The federal grants will support the work of two OMRF scientists who are investigating different aspects of autoimmune disease: Judith James, M.D., Ph.D., and Joan Merrill, M.D.
OMRF receives $1.4 million to study DNA errors in birth defects, diseases
Every year an estimated 7.9 million children are born with a serious birth defect of genetic or partially genetic origin.
A Cut Above
When Dr. Gaurav Varshney arrived at OMRF in late 2016, the first things he purchased for his new research program were fish tanks. Lots of them. During a seven-year post-doctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Md., Varshney developed an expertise in studying developmental biology in paperclip-sized aquatic creatures known as zebrafish. […]