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January 13, 2022

Erica Sparkenbaugh, PhD will give a talk on January 18, 2022 at 1pm; North American Vascular Biology Organization on-line symposium

Erica Sparkenbaugh, Research Assistant Professor in the Blood Research Center and Division of Hematology will give a talk entitled “The Role of Thrombin and PAR-1 in Microvascular Stasis in Sickle Cell Disease” to the North American Vascular Biology Organization in an Online Symposium on Thrombosis in Vascular Occlusive Disorders. More information: Navbo symposium Register online: …

December 14, 2021

Steve Woosuk Hur, PhD of the Flick Laboratory is the first author of a manuscript accepted for publication in Blood

Publication News! “Hypofibrinogenemia with preserved hemostasis and protection from thrombosis in mice with a Fga truncation mutation” Woosuk Steve Hur, PhD of the Flick Laboratory is the first author of a manuscript accepted for publication in Blood In this collaborative study involving several UNC BRC labs (Flick, Bergmeier and Wolberg), Hur et al., determined the impact of …

September 14, 2021

Dr. Silvio Antoniak – Multi-PI R01 Awarded by NIEHS, Title: Mechanisms of Nanoparticle Modulation of Allergic Lung Disease

Dr. Silvio Antoniak is part of a multidisciplinary investigator team on a newly funded collaborative NIH-NIEHS R01 under the lead of PI James C. Bonner (NCSU) and investigators Dr. Christine K. Payne and Dr. Loretta G. Que both at Duke University. Project Narrative: Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) are engineered nanoparticles with numerous applications. Their expanding …

September 10, 2021

Alisa S. Wolberg, PhD, has been selected to deliver the Sol Sherry Distinguished Lecture

Alisa S. Wolberg, PhD, has been selected to deliver the Sol Sherry Distinguished Lecture in Thrombosis at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions in November, 2021. The Sol Sherry Lectureship honors the founder of the original AHA Council on Thrombosis. The Sherry Lecture is one of three Council on Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB) named lectures presented …

August 30, 2021

UNC Blood Research Center is a proud sponsor to the Gordon Research Conference Plasminogen Activation and Extracellular Proteolysis

UNC Blood Research Center’s contribution to research~  BRC member and Conference organizer Dr. Matthew Flick will Chair the conference being held February 6-11, 2022.   Plasminogen Activation and Extracellular Proteolysis, Gordon Research Conference Mechanisms and Therapeutic Targets of Extracellular Proteolysis in Human Disease February 6 – 11, 2022 Apply Now Chairs Matthew Flick and Tetsumei …

August 10, 2021

Robert Lee, PhD: Awarded a 2-year basic science grant from the Ehlers-Danlos Society

Congratulations to Robert Lee, PhD Dr. Lee was awarded a 2-year basic science grant from the Ehlers-Danlos Society entitled “Investigating Intrinsic Platelet Dysfunction in Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome”. The main objective of the project is to understand the contribution of impaired platelet function to bleeding in Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, a group of inherited connective tissue disorders with …

July 26, 2021

Public Health Webinar Series on Blood Disorders: Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia in 2021: Diagnosis and Advances in Treatment

Public Health Webinar Series on Blood Disorders BRINGING SCIENCE INTO PRACTICE The Division of Blood Disorders is proud to offer this webinar series, providing evidence-based information on new research, emerging issues of interest in blood disorders, as well as innovative approaches to collaboration. Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia in 2021: Diagnosis and Advances in Treatment August 19, …