A look back as Dr. Rod McEver wraps up 35 years of seeking answers to medical mysteries at OMRF.
sickle cell disease
In 2011, OMRF completed the largest campus expansion in the foundation’s history. With the construction of a new research tower, OMRF added 186,000 square feet of research and clinical space to its research campus. Funded through a combination of private gifts and state and federal grants, the facility houses dozens of laboratories, an imaging and […]
Danielle Jamison lived her entire life with the crippling of sickle cell disease, until a groundbreaking drug born at OMRF brought her relief.
Adakveo significantly reduces pain crises in sickle cell patients.
“I was excited to learn that OMRF is doing sickle cell research. I’d really like to see a massive effort put toward research for it all over the globe. Speed and magnitude are what’s lacking. Who’s going to solve problems like sickle cell? We are.” Acquaye, a registered nurse, lost a sister and a […]
For Mary Long, the answer to her pain may, literally, be right around the CORNER. Her grandmother would hum as she rubbed Mary Long’s limbs with liniment. “You’re just a puny child,” she would say, shaking her head. The rubdowns soothed the youngster, but they didn’t erase the aches that seemed ever present in her […]