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I2E invests in glioblastomas project

More than 176,000 people a year develop brain tumors known as glioblastomas, for which the project to explore a new therapeutic approach was developed. A compound derived from work in OMRF laboratories shows some effect in preventing the growth of certain brain tumors in rodents. With the support of i2E, a nonprofit corporation providing venture

OMRF makes top 10 postdoc list

Those completing postdoctoral fellowships are in good company at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation based on rankings in The Scientist magazine. For the second year in a row, OMRF placed in the magazine’s top 10 Best Places to Work for Postdocs. Last year, it was ranked sixth and moved up to the fifth slot for

Culinary careers

Dining venues such as these provide an outlet for chefs to expand their culinary creativity, but in an environment with regular hours and company benefits versus long days in hot kitchens. While working in the corporate or academic world gives them little outside exposure, the chefs at three local organizations say they have no regrets.

OMRF receives $2.1 million grant to study deadly blood poisoning

That research has now earned OMRF a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health. Led by Florea Lupu, Ph.D., the four-year project will examine new treatment strategies for sepsis. Sepsis begins when an infection such as pneumonia, bacterial meningitis or food poisoning enters the bloodstream. The body responds by calling in an overwhelming,

OMRF marks 65 years of innovation and discovery

Sunday will mark the 65th anniversary of that event. But OMRF, which now counts more than 500,000 square feet of laboratory, clinical and support space on its Oklahoma City research campus, is not planning any pomp or circumstance to commemorate the milestone. “It will be business as usual in our labs,” says OMRF President Stephen