OMRF names Flem­ing Schol­ars

The Oklahoman (Sunday) - - METRO | STATE -

The Ok­la­homa Med­i­cal Re­search Foun­da­tion has se­lected 13 Ok­la­homa high school and col­lege stu­dents as Sir Alexan­der Flem­ing Schol­ars for 2018.

The 63rd class of schol­ars will spend eight weeks work­ing with OMRF sci­en­tists on spe­cific re­search projects cov­er­ing sub­jects such as au­toim­mune dis­ease, cancer and car­dio­vas­cu­lar dis­ease. At the con­clu­sion, the schol­ars will author sci­en­tific pa­pers and de­liver pre­sen­ta­tions to OMRF’s re­search staff.

The 2018 Flem­ing Schol­ars are: Fares

Al­re­fai, Tulsa, Univer­sity of Tulsa; Matthew An­der­son, Du­rant, Ok­la­homa Bap­tist Univer­sity; Veron­ica Cham­ber­lain, Fort Tow­son, South­east­ern Ok­la­homa State Univer­sity; Azhia Con­tr­eras, Ed­mond, Ed­mond North High School; Phillip Dou­glas, Ed­mond, Cor­nell Univer­sity; Daw­son Ha­worth, Fairview, and Nathan Hern­don, Minco, both from Ok­la­homa State Univer­sity.

Also: Ben­jamin Hous­ton, El Reno, El Reno

High School; Rachel

Jor­dan, Ok­la­homa City, Texas Chris­tian Univer­sity; Ch­eryl Kala­pura, Tulsa, Cor­nell Univer­sity; McKayla Muse, Ed­mond, Univer­sity of Cen­tral Ok­la­homa; Olorun­toun Ogun­base, Ok­la­homa City, Put­nam

City West High School; and Win­ston Scram­bler, Ok­la­homa City, Her­itage Hall High School.

For more in­for­ma­tion go to omrf.org/flem­ing.

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