New drug reduces inflammation during coronary catheterization -

UConn Assistant Professor of Immunology Zhichao Fan specializes in the molecular mechanics of inflammation, specifically the mechanism that activates the adhesion of white blood cells or leukocytes in inflammation associated with heart attacks and the repair of blocked coronary arteries. One type of white blood cell—neutrophils—is of particular interest to Fan and at the heart of groundbreaking research he is leading into the novel use of a leukocyte-inhibiting drug to reduce tissue damage in...

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