Adakveo, a drug based on the discoveries of OMRF VP of Research Rodger McEver, is relieving pain for Danielle Jamison and others with sickle cell around the world.
Dr. Rod McEver was elected as an AAAS Fellow for his research in cardiovascular biology and hematology.
The pair of four-year, $1.75 million NIH Research Project Grants, or R01s, will support separate projects.
Covid-19 and other coronaviruses like SARS and MERS are spread from person to person through tiny viral droplets, not through blood.
The pandemic is showing fearsome fatality rates.
What are the chances that using plasma transfusion from COVID-19 survivors will work in treating the critically ill?