Nigel Key, M.B., CH.B., F.R.C.P. Saira Z. Sheikh, M.D.Congratulations to Nigel Key, M.B., CH.B., F.R.C.P., Director of UNC Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center and Saira Z. Sheikh, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine; Director, UNC Rheumatology Lupus Clinic; Director, Clinical Trials Program at UNC’s Thurston Arthritis Research Center, In Partnership With EpiCypher, for the receipt of NIH Phase II Small Business Research Grant.

Drs. Nigel Key and Saira Sheikh partnered with local biotech, EpiCypher, for an NIH Phase II SBIR Grant to develop a novel blood-based assay that can be used to diagnose a range of diseases, including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and thromboembolism.  Read MoreNIH