By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers at Jefferson Medical College has landed a $3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to work study how expression of some genes can influence platelet function in the blood, such as clotting or bleeding, in order to develop better predictors of cardiovascular disease and potential therapeutic strategies.

The college, which is part of Thomas Jefferson University, will partner on the four-year research effort with Baylor College of Medicine.

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