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Stop the Clot: A New Antibody Treatment for Thrombosis

Blood clotting helps stem the bleeding from a wound, suppressing blood loss and stopping pathogenic microorganisms from entering the body. However, there’s a dark side to blood clotting. A blood clot, or thrombus, that ends up in the circulation can cause a heart attack or a stroke.

Australian researchers have designed an antibody-based treatment that blocks thrombosis…



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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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