Enrico Di Cera receives NIH Grant

Enrico Di Cera, M.D., Alice A. Doisy Professor and Chairman of Biochemistry, has been awarded a four-year grant entitled “Studies on the anticoagulant properties of thrombin” from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at the National Institutes of Health.

This grant will continue his studies aimed at understanding how thrombin functions as an anticoagulant. The knowledge gained could be used to engineer a new class of anticoagulants that can treat cardiovascular disease and it thrombotic complications.

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology