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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Optimization of Antiplatelet Therapy to Target Platelet-Monocyte Aggregates in Myocardial Infarction
Principal Investigator:

Ehrin Armstrong

Location: Denver, CO
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: July 2017 - June 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $123,709
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Project Abstract/Summary Despite advances in medical therapy and mechanical revascularization, myocardial infarction (MI) remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality. While acute treatment of MI is associated with low in-hospital mortality, a significant proportion of patients develop recurrent ischemic events during long-term follow-up. Identifying inflammatory mechanisms underlying increased myocardial injury in the peri-MI period may help direct novel therapeutics and more intensive medi...

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