While we celebrate mothers this weekend, scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation are working constantly to protect them.
Oklahoma Sjögren’s Syndrome Center of Research Translation (OSSCORT) About Sjögren’s Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) is a chronic, progressive autoimmune disorder characterized by lymphocytic infiltration of the exocrine glands that leads to severe oral and ocular dryness. SS is also a systemic disease that may include debilitating fatigue, lymphoma, neuropathies, pulmonary disease and arthralgias. The etiology of […]
Oklahoma Sjögren’s Syndrome Center of Research Translation (OSSCORT) Contact Astrid Rasmussen, M.D., Ph.D. (405) 271-3478 Astrid-Rasmussen@omrf.org
Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Sjögren’s syndrome and more than 80 other disorders known as autoimmune diseases are conditions in which the immune system becomes unbalanced and turns on the body instead of protecting it. Many of these illnesses strike women at much higher rates than men. OMRF physicians and researchers are looking for the […]
Oklahoma Sjögren’s Syndrome Center of Research Translation (OSSCORT) Overview The Oklahoma Sjögren’s Syndrome Center of Research Translation (OSSCORT) has been developed with the goal of implementing the resources and administrative structure to facilitate the translation of laboratory-based research in Sjögren’s syndrome into relevant diagnostic, prognostic and therapeutic innovations in the field of autoimmune disease. The […]
Findings may point researchers to the origins of this autoimmune disease