A pilot project will examine the organisms living in lupus patients’ digestive system.
Scientists will work with Cherokee and Chickasaw tribes on rheumatoid arthritis.
Scientists are testing an experimental study agent.
Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Sjögren’s syndrome and more than 80 other disorders .
Grant will fund new pilot projects and mentoring for younger investigators
Sjögren’s patients ages 18-75 may qualify for study participation