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January 26, 2023

Yaqiu Sang, PhD Awarded the Postdoctoral Fellowship from American Heart Association

Yaqiu Sang was awarded the Postdoctoral Fellowship from American Heart Association (Duration: 2023/1/1-2024/12/31) last December. The title of her awarded project is “Platelet factor XIII regulation and role in pulmonary embolism”. Under the guidance of Dr. Wolberg and Dr. Bergmeier, she will identify the mechanisms regulating platelet FXIII biology and the relative contributions of plasma …

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September 19, 2022

BRC Investigators Publish Results of Randomized Trial of Anti-Fibrinolytic Therapy and Ancillary Laboratory Study in ‘Blood’ and ‘Blood Advances’

In the NIH-funded ‘American Trial Using Tranexamic Acid in Thrombocytopenia (A-TREAT)’ trial, UNC was one of 3 participating clinical centers to enroll patients with platelet transfusion-dependence due to therapy for hematologic malignancies. Between 2016 and 2020, 337 patients were randomized in a double blind fashion to tranexamic acid (TXA) or placebo. Ultimately, no benefit of …