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National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute funds research by Wake Forest professor

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National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute funds research by Wake Forest professor

Physics professor Daniel Kim-Shapiro is studying how nitric oxide in blood affects the quality of stored blood. (credit: WFU News Center)

“The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health, announced today that it will fund nine research grants to improve the safety of red blood cell transfusions. Professor of Physics Daniel Kim-Shapiro and a collaborator at the University of Pittsburgh have been awarded a $2.8 million, four-year grant to study why the quality of stored blood degrades over time and to investigate ways to make transfusions using older blood safer.” Jump to the full article, originally published 6/21/10, on WFU News Center…

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