The grant will provide Bob Axtell with $2.8 million to study NMO and investigate its similarities to other autoimmune diseases, particularly MS.
OMRF researchers found that, in laboratory mice, a particular white blood cell seems to play a key role in MS.
The National Eye Institute will provide Bob Axtell with $2.8 million to study NMO.
OMRF hosted its annual spring board meeting on Wednesday.
Scientists have discovered subtle biological signs in the development of MS.
Project selected from more than 200 applicants worldwide