The new funding will support investigations into cellular mutations linked to rare skeletal diseases and vessel function.
A pair of heart researchers have been added to OMRF’s scientific staff.
The trio of scientists assumed their new positions at the foundation Nov. 1, bringing the total number of OMRF senior scientists to 49.
Two grants will enable OMRF scientists to examine genes thought to play a role in lupus.
On Friday, 13 Oklahoma high school and college students completed a summer of biomedical research at OMRF.
OMRF scientist Gary Gorbsky, Ph.D., will use the funds to pursue general research projects related to cell division.