A Universal Heparin Reversal Drug is Shown Effective in Mice

May 16, 2024


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Presented by Health Lab

Heparin is an anti-clotting medication widely used during surgical procedures to keep blood flowing. There is currently only one drug on the market used to reverse the effects of Heparin once surgery is complete and it has potentially dangerous side effects. Researchers, including James Morrissey, Ph.D., U-M professor in the Department of Biological Chemistry, are creating a safer, universal heparin reversal agent that has shown promise in mice.

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