Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Platelets and microvascular thrombosis in inflammation|
Rolando E. Rumbaut
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||Biomedical Laboratory R&D
|| April 2016 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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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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