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OMRF Fri, Jul. 24 2015 08:47:28 AM CST RT @OBUvideoguy: A little behind the scenes time lapse from one of today's interviews at OMRF in OKC
OMRF Thu, Jul. 23 2015 04:18:55 PM CST Too good not to share more past #FlemingScholar photos. Shout out to 1996's @eskimojoes t-shirt, an Oklahoman staple.
OMRF Thu, Jul. 23 2015 03:42:17 PM CST In honor of our last week with our 2015 Fleming Scholars here's a 1965 #TBT of our own Rodger McEver as a Fleming.
OMRF Thu, Jul. 23 2015 01:35:59 PM CST Great to have @obunews film crew out today interviewing one of our Fleming Scholars, Jacy O'Dell! #TodayatOMRF
OMRF Fri, Jul. 17 2015 09:03:36 AM CST @NEWS9 caught up with our David Jones to look at his ongoing work with colon cancer research #omrf #research #cancer
OMRF Thu, Jul. 16 2015 10:21:13 AM CST Learn how to protect yourself against the longterm impacts of sun exposure. #health #sunburn
OMRF Mon, Jul. 13 2015 11:12:57 AM CST What can OKC learn from Philly when it comes to a thriving innovation district?
OMRF Thu, Jul. 09 2015 03:49:20 PM CST Thank you to all who helped us raise over $600,000 for heart disease & stroke research at this year's 241 event!
OMRF Thu, Jul. 09 2015 11:42:34 AM CST #TBT Jane Drake in our cancer research lab in the 60's. But the eyewear is definitely 2015! New style @WarbyParker?
OMRF Thu, Jul. 09 2015 09:08:00 AM CST RT @TheOklahoman: OMRF scientist explores 'promising' therapies for pancreatic, liver cancers
OMRF Tue, Jul. 07 2015 08:53:26 AM CST New method targets tumors and delivers medication with fewer side effects #omrf #cancer
OMRF Mon, Jul. 06 2015 01:18:53 PM CST RT @NewsOK: Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation raises $600,000 with concert, golf event
OMRF Tue, Jun. 30 2015 11:55:09 AM CST Your best defense against the summer heat? Common sense! #omrf #summer #heat
OMRF Sun, Jun. 28 2015 09:41:01 PM CST RT @MegForWard6: What great music! .@omrf brings Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to OKC in support of heart attack and stroke research. Rockin' http
OMRF Sun, Jun. 28 2015 09:40:46 PM CST RT @jwedelriley: Raising money for heart attack & stroke research at @OMRF 241 event! No better way to spend this Sunday afternoon. http://
OMRF Thu, Jun. 25 2015 02:48:48 PM CST #TBT to our 1959 #FlemingScholars: Linda Short, Ruth Cooper, Herbert Arst Jr., Jerry Burchfiel and Coy Freeman.
OMRF Thu, Jun. 25 2015 12:09:33 PM CST Common sense is your ally in avoiding heat-related illnesses. #summer #omrf #heat
OMRF Wed, Jun. 24 2015 10:41:01 AM CST Our Tech Ventures staff promoted OMRF discoveries last week at the world's largest biotech gathering @BIOConvention.
OMRF Tue, Jun. 23 2015 12:09:11 PM CST Our #2015FlemingScholars volunteering @rfbo. They packed 499 cases which is equivalent to 6,654 meals! #ItsInOurDNA
OMRF Fri, Jun. 19 2015 12:45:47 PM CST Oh, what a beautiful morning' to read about OMRF's unique tie to the famed musical "Oklahoma!"
OMRF BrandInsight

Founded in 1946, the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation is one of the nation’s oldest and most respected nonprofit biomedical research institutes. Located in Oklahoma City, OMRF fosters a worldwide reputation for excellence by following an innovative cross-disciplinary approach to medical research.

OMRF scientists are dedicated to understanding and developing more effective treatments for human disease, focusing on such critical research areas as heart disease, cancer, lupus and Alzheimer’s disease. OMRF is home to Oklahoma’s only Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, and with more than 700 U.S. and international patents, OMRF ranks among the nation’s leaders in patents per scientist.

Breakthroughs in our labs have led to three FDA-approved drugs, including the first for a deadly blood infection that claims 200,000 American lives each year. OMRF also discovered the enzyme believed responsible for Alzheimer’s disease, and a drug born at OMRF was the first licensed under the European Union’s centralized procedure.

Along the way, OMRF has garnered worldwide media attention, from leading scientific publications like The New England Journal of Medicine and Science to The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. By pushing the boundaries of biomedical science, our researchers are helping to win the war against human disease, one discovery at a time.