OCAST Grant Funds OC Science Research

Oklahoma Christian University (OC) was one of only two research universities approved for large grants from the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology’s Intern Partnership program. With the $60,000 OCAST grant, OC assistant professor of biology Eric Phelps will work with Charlesson LLC and principal investigator Rafal Farjo to develop new training resources for … [Read more...]

Some eye disease can be halted, Oklahoma researcher says

A University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center researcher said he believes the progression of diabetes-related eye disease can be halted by blocking a molecular pathway. Jian-xing "Jay” Ma of the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center led a project that showed how the pathway called Wnt contributes to diabetic retinopathy, or damage to the blood vessels in the retina due to inflammation. Ma published a … [Read more...]

Inc. 500 Ranks Charlesson as One of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies

Emerging biopharmaceutical achieves 858% sales growth over past three years OKLAHOMA CITY, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Charlesson LLC, a specialty biopharmaceutical company, has been ranked by Inc. magazine as No. 264 on the 28th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the fastest-growing private companies nationwide. Charlesson was also identified as the 23rd fastest-growing private company in the … [Read more...]

Research Could Prevent Blindness

Oklahoma City -- Local researchers may have developed a way to prevent blindness in people with diabetes. KSBI-TV's Kealey McIntire has details. The announcement made at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center means a lot to the researchers involved, but it holds even more significance to patients like Tracey Corder. Corder has managed diabetes for 29 of his 30 years. "A healthy … [Read more...]

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