Sept. 13 is World Sepsis Day, established to raise awareness of the deadly condition.
According to the Lupus Foundation of America, more than 1.5 million Americans suffer from the disease.
Women representing a variety of science, technology, engineering and math fields met face-to-face with the girls in small groups.
OMRF scientist Patrick Gaffney has received a five-year, $3.1 million grant to investigate the underlying mechanisms that lead to lupus onset.
Boning up: Don’t let brittle bones impair your health
While we celebrate mothers this weekend, scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation are working constantly to protect them.