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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Platelets and microvascular thrombosis in inflammation
Principal Investigator:

Rolando E. Rumbaut

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2016 - March 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $43,270
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Microvascular thrombosis and inflammation are interrelated in a variety of illnesses including sepsis, the body's inflammatory response to an infection. Sepsis is the most common admission diagnosis in intensive care units in the VA system and the leading cause of death in adult intensive care units in the United States. Veterans with sepsis and organ dysfunction have >50% mortality and microvascular thrombosis is implicated in organ dysfunction i...

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