The new funding will support investigations into cellular mutations linked to rare skeletal diseases and vessel function.
OMRF’s findings could lead to new strategies to combat age-related muscle loss.
The award-winning Multiple Sclerosis Center of Excellence at OMRF is one of the preeminent MS research and treatment centers in the world.
Scientists have long known lupus has a strong genetic component, but there also must be environmental triggers to activate the disease.
The National Institutes of Health awarded the grants, which will fund research on autoimmune diseases and human exposure to anthrax.
The Saxon program is designed to provide military academy students with an opportunity to work side-by-side with OMRF’s senior scientists.