OMRF scientist receives $5.9 million grant

Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 By: Staff Reports Source: NewsOK

An Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist recently received a $5.9 million grant to study new ways to control the kind of bleeding that occurs during aneurysms.

The National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute awarded OMRF researcher Courtney Griffin, Ph.D., received a seven-year grant to pursue research into blood vessel function and factors that lead to uncontrolled bleeding.

“Seven years is like paradise to a scientist," Griffin said. "It allows us to address questions and take our research in new directions we couldn’t have before. This will give us the opportunity to dig in on basic science questions that could lead to new drugs and therapies for devastating conditions.”

Read the full article in The Oklahoman.

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