2014 SABM-Haemonetics Research Grant Winner

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Haemonetics extends its congratulations to the 2014 SABM-Haemonetics Research Grant Award winner: 

Stephen A. Esper, MD, MBA from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

The Grant will support the study entitled:

'Point-of-Care Coagulation Testing During Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO): Can analysis of global coagulation with thromboelastography (TEG) help direct patient care?'

Designed to advance the field of Patient Blood Management

The Society for the Advancement of Blood Management (SABM)-Haemonetics Research Starter Grant is intended to advance the field of patient blood management by supporting a young investigator who plans to study methods of promoting blood conservation. This one-year grant provides starter funding to further scientific inquiry and clinical knowledge in the field of patient blood management. Haemonetics is committed to improving the practice of patient blood management and is pleased to continue support for this important initiative for the second year in a row!

It is expected that the funded study will generate results that can be used as pilot data or preliminary findings to support future research focused on methods to improve blood management and to promote blood conservation. Areas of research that will be considered include: Process Improvement and Scientific Inquiry. Details will be forthcoming from SABM. 

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