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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

IK2BX005303-01
Title: Understanding and Enhancing the Therapeutic Efficacy of Factor VIIa for Emergency Hemostasis
Principal Investigator:

Ammon M. Fager

Location: Durham, NC
Congressional District Code: 1
Research Service: Biomedical Laboratory R&D
Project Period: April 2021 - March 2026
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $115,920
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,115,934
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) is the second most common cause of stroke and results in the highest rates of stroke-related morbidity and mortality. While ICH can be spontaneous, it is also a well-known feature of severe traumatic brain injury (TBI). Each year 1.7 million Americans sustain a TBI and nearly half of these will result in long-term disability. In addition, TBI has become the signature wound of recent military operations and training with 17.3% of veterans meeting criteria for TBI dur...



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