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.
Morris Reichlin helped build OMRF into one of the world’s leading centers for lupus research and treatment.
New research will help physicians better identify blood relatives of lupus patients at risk for developing the disease.