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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis via Targeted Inhibition of the FXII-uPAR-pAkt2 Axis in Neutrophils
Principal Investigator:

Evi Stavrou

Location: Cleveland, OH
Congressional District Code: 11
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: October 2019 - September 2023
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $156,800
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


The overall goal of this proposal is to establish a targeted therapeutic strategy to disrupt the interaction of coagulation factor FXII (FXII) and urokinase plasminogen activator receptor (uPAR) to downregulate Akt2- mediated neutrophil activation for treatment of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). DVT is a leading cause of cardiovascular death. New anticoagulation therapies have been developed, however these therapeutic advances are all associated with increased rate of bleeding. Moreover, these curre...

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