Taylor receives service award
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation presented Oklahoma Supreme Court Chief Justice Steven Taylor of McAlester with its Board of Directors Distinguished Service Award.
Taylor, who was named to OMRF's board of directors in 1988, has served on the foundation's executive, investment, governance and nominating, honors and awards committees.
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Lijun Xia received the Edward L. and Thelma Gaylord Prize for Scientific Achievement. Xia joined OMRF's scientific staff in 2002. In the lab, his work on sugars known as O-glycans has revealed answers about the causes of fatty …