A partnership with Langston University aims to draw more Black students to biomedical research.
Exercise can benefit osteoarthritis sufferers even in the absence of weight loss, research finds.
“This has the potential to revolutionize how we do science at OMRF,” said OMRF scientist Tim Griffin.
The funding will establish the Center for Cellular Metabolism Research in Oklahoma and supports five junior researchers.
There are no approved treatments for osteoarthritis, which affects an estimated 50 million Americans.
OMRF doled out awards at its annual spring board meeting on Tuesday.