Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies in Autoimmune Disease|
Robert H. Scofield
||Oklahoma City, OK
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| September 2021 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Abstract Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and Sjögren’s syndrome (SS) are chronic, inflammatory, autoimmune diseases. Some features of these illnesses are similar. These include aspects of clinical manifestations, serology and epidemiology. Most critical for this proposal is that there is a strong female bias found for both diseases such that at least 90% of patients are women. The mechanism for this sex bias was unexplained until the work of the PI, which began more than a decade ago and was...
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