Two students from the Naval Academy and one from the Air Force Academy participated in the OMRF’s ninth annual Saxon program.
The Saxon program provides military academy students with an opportunity to work alongside OMRF senior scientists.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men in the U.S., killing one in every four males.
The award is for continued research into the origins of Sjögren’s syndrome.
The findings were published in the Jan. 25 issue of Nature Genetics.