PORTLAND, Ore. (July 16, 2014)Thirteen scientists received a total of $1.05 million in funding from the National Psoriasis Foundation for projects that aim to identify new treatments and a cure for psoriasisan autoimmune disease that appears on the skin, affecting 7.5 million Americansand psoriatic arthritisan inflammatory arthritis that affects the joints and tendons, occurring in up to 30 percent of people with psoriasis.
Learn more about the NPF research grant program: http://www.psoriasis.org/research.
This year, three scientists each received a two-year, $200,000 National Psoriasis Foundation Translational Grant to "translate" their laboratory findings into improved treatments and methods for managing psoriatic disease.
The Translational Grant recipients and their projects are:
Additionally, 10 researchers each received a one-year, $75,000 Discovery Grant for early-stage psoriatic disease research.
The Discovery Grant recipients and their projects are:
|Contact: Noe Baker|
National Psoriasis Foundation