The findings will allow for more targeted treatment approaches.
The project will focus on comparing certain immune cells in patients with Sjögren’s to those of healthy controls.
The award is for continued research into the origins of Sjögren’s syndrome.
The event brought in physicians, scientists and industry reps from 18 countries.
The four-day research conference is from Sept. 19 to 22 in Oklahoma City.
Gender bias of diseases like lupus and Sjögren’s could be linked X chromosomes.