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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Proteolytic Pathways in Venous Thrombus Resolution
Principal Investigator:

Toni M Antalis

Location: Baltimore, MD
Congressional District Code: 7
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $279,922
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Background / Rationale: Venous thrombus embolism (VTE), which includes deep vein thrombosis (DVT), and its complications are a significant source of morbidity and mortality among Americans; and have increased in the Veteran population over the last decade. A recent study of almost 500,000 surgeries performed at the Department of Veterans Affair Medical Centers found that over half of the patients developed VTE within 90 days after surgery. Along with the potentially fatal complication of pulmona...

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