Combing biophysical and 'omics methods for understanding the basis of blood clotting and haemostasis, and how to modify it

Lead Research Organisation: University of Manchester
Department Name: Chemistry


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Description Discovery of amyloid formation by clotting blood. Absolutely humungous discovery.

Novel methods for analysing blood in control and unhealthy individuals. In particular, we discovered that blood clots into an unusual form, known as an amyloid form, and this has huge implications.
Exploitation Route Novel diagnostics.
Sectors Digital/Communication/Information Technologies (including Software),Education,Healthcare,Pharmaceuticals and Medical Biotechnology