Sullenger, Becker receive U54 grant to study thrombosis and hemostasis

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Bruce Sullenger and Richard Becker, MD, MEd,, professor of medicine (Cardiology), have been awarded a U54 grant from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute to study thrombosis and hemostasis employing an oligonucleotide-based platform.

Tom Ortel, MD, PhD, professor of medicine (Hemtaology) has one of the projects in this U54.

"Congratulations," Mary Klotman, MD, department chair, wrote to the group. "This is the kind of collaborative interactions we hope to stimulate in a number of areas of strength across the School of Medicine."

The group also received the Administrative Coordinating Center grant for the overall U54 program. They plan to submit a program project grant proposal in the fall based on their current work with polymers, cell-free DNA and novel delivery systems.