Defining the role of protease-activated receptor 4 during thrombosis

2018-01-25T01:26:04Z (GMT) by SHAUNA LOUISE FRENCH
Blood clots cause most heart attacks and strokes. Drugs such as aspirin are used to prevent heart attack and stroke but are frequently ineffective. This thesis identifies a new approach to stop blood clot formation and then develops and tests a candidate therapy that targets this new approach and that may improve heart attack and stroke prevention.