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Funded Project Details - FY2023

Project Number:

Title: Mechanisms of microvascular thrombosis in inflammation
Principal Investigator:

Rolando E. Rumbaut

Location: Houston, TX
Congressional District Code: 9
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2025
FY 2023 Funding Amount: $165,000
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Thrombosis and inflammation (or thromboinflammation) are interrelated in a variety of illnesses including sepsis or the body’s dysregulated response to an infection, and the novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19). Sepsis is typically the most common individual admission diagnosis in intensive care units in the VA system, although during certain weeks in 2020, COVID-19 was by far the leading acute medicine admission diagnosis at our VA Medical Center and others in the VA system. Despite advances in cr...

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