Pathology Chair Secures Research Grant

The Amyloidosis Foundation has awarded Guillermo Herrera, MD, Professor & Chair of Pathology, a $100,000 grant to study the disease.

Amyloid is an abnormal protein that is typically produced in bone marrow. Amyloidosis is a rare disease that occurs when amyloid proteins deposit and accumulate in the body’s organs and tissue, potentially causing organ failure. Dr. Herrera is studying the role of the kidney and the eventual kidney failure common in the disease.

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