Bio Matters: Oklahoma respiratory disease center director builds team of researchers

Jim Stafford: Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Lin Liu hopes to build a critical mass of Oklahoma researchers to advance science and technology in the field of respiratory infectious diseases.

Published: Monday, April 13, 2015 By: Jim Stafford Source: NewsOK

Headquarters of the Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases (OCRID) is a humble office deep in the heart of McElroy Hall on the Oklahoma State University campus.

Lin Liu is a Regents Professor of Physiological Sciences and the director of the OCRID at OSU.

Established in 2013 through an $11.3 million “CoBRE” grant from the National Institutes of Health, OCRID is quickly becoming a focal point for expanding respiratory infectious disease research in Oklahoma. CoBRE stands for Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence.

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