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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Targeting Platelet Endocytosis and Exocytosis to Control Thrombosis
Principal Investigator:

Sidney Whiteheart

Location: Lexington, KY
Congressional District Code: 6
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $136,889
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


World-wide, spurious thrombosis accounts for 1 of 4 non-communicable disease deaths. Cardiovascular disease is a leading killer of aging US veterans and is the major cause of death in older female veterans. Understanding how to modulate thrombosis will significantly aide the VA's mission to improve veterans' health. Normally platelets respond to vascular damage and secrete granule cargo that are essential for recruiting more platelets and for generating a thrombus. This releasate promotes normal...

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