Compound may shrink gliomas like that affecting Sen. Kennedy
OMRF Unveils State’s First Small Animal MRI Facility
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation unveiled Oklahoma’s first small animal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) facility at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today. With a 10,000-pound magnet that is 140,000 times stronger than the earth’s magnetic field, the facility – one of only about a dozen in the U.S. – will allow scientists to study the cells and […]
OMRF Receives $10 Million Grant
The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation announced today that it has received a $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. “This is yet another important step in the emergence of Oklahoma as a center of biomedical excellence,” said OMRF President Dr. J. Donald Capra. “Five years ago, this state had never seen a $10 […]
Staying Alive: Can an experimental OMRF drug stop Mike’s brain cancer?
Doctors exhausted conventional treatments for Mike Schuster. Can an experimental OMRF drug stop his brain cancer? *** In the summer of 2010, Mike and Teresa Schuster took their two boys to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. The Schusters live in Norman, where Teresa is an administrative assistant in the University of Oklahoma’s Office of Student Affairs and […]