The National Institutes of Health awarded the grants, which will fund research on autoimmune diseases and human exposure to anthrax.
Common symptoms of Sjögren’s syndrome include severe dry eyes and dry mouth, as well as fatigue, arthritis and memory problems.
The project will focus on comparing certain immune cells in patients with Sjögren’s to those of healthy controls.
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
The award is for continued research into the origins of Sjögren’s syndrome.