UNC researchers receive $8.2-million grant to study the role of coagulation in pathology of sickle cell disease

A multi-disciplinary team of basic and clinical scientists from the Division of Hematology/Oncology in the Department of Medicine has received a five-year, $8.2-million grant from the NIH-NHLBI to study the role of coagulation in the pathology of sickle cell disease. Kenneth Ataga, MD, Nigel Key, MB, ChB, Nigel Mackman, PhD, and Rafal Pawlinski, PhD, will serve as co-PIs on the grant.