Scientists hope to find the genetic roots of sarcoidosis
The National Institutes of Health has awarded 17 grants worth a total of $14.7 million to OMRF. The grants are part of the $10 billion in economic stimulus funds that will be provided for medical research through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The grants will fund OMRF research on a wide array […]
Autoimmune diseases, where the body attacks its own tissues, rank among the most difficult of all human conditions to diagnose and treat. These puzzling illnesses can impact all areas of a person’s life, and it takes the highest level of expertise to properly treat and monitor those who live with them every day. Physicians in […]
David Key had never heard of sarcoidosis—until the rare disease stole his health.
It may sound like the set-up to an old joke. But for Judith James, the question of how to extract venom from a fanged spider roughly the size of a tea saucer was no laughing matter. In zoology class at Oklahoma Baptist University, each student received an animal to study and care for throughout the […]