Since 2007, OMRF has been home to the Sjögren’s Research Clinic.
Bethany resident finds answers in clinical study
You may never have heard of Sjögren’s syndrome, but you may very well know someone suffering from the illness. Sjögren’s (pronounced SHOW-grins) is a chronic autoimmune disease in which the body’s white blood cells attack the moisture-producing glands. The hallmark symptoms are dry eyes and dry mouth, but Sjögren’s may also cause dysfunction of other […]
When he crossed the Red River to play football at Oklahoma’s Langston University a year ago, James Harding, Jr., expected to meet his most formidable foes on the playing field. Unfortunately, his toughest opponents were lurking inside his own body—diseases that would rob him of a promising athletic career and change every day of his […]
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation is seeking participants for Sjögren’s syndrome research studies. Scientists are seeking healthy individuals as well as those who have been diagnosed with or have symptoms of Sjögren’s syndrome. Sjögren’s syndrome is an “autoimmune” disease in which the immune system attacks a person’s own moisture-producing glands, such as those that produce […]
Sjögren’s Syndrome Our Study Our team is using powerful, cutting-edge technologies to gain new insight into a variety of autoimmune diseases. The goal of this study is to identify and isolate the genes responsible for Sjögren’s syndrome and to understand how genetic and environmental factors contribute to this disease. This research will provide valuable knowledge […]