Two grants will enable OMRF scientists to examine genes thought to play a role in lupus.
At its annual honors and awards ceremony on Thursday, OMRF presented Christy Everest with its Board of Directors Distinguished Service Award.
These findings will help scientists understand how to better diagnose and treat the disease.
Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Sjögren’s syndrome and more than 80 other disorders known as autoimmune diseases are conditions in which the immune system becomes unbalanced and turns on the body instead of protecting it. Many of these illnesses strike women at much higher rates than men. OMRF physicians and researchers are looking for the […]
OMRF hosted its annual spring board meeting on Wednesday.
The findings were published in the Jan. 25 issue of Nature Genetics.