NTI Awards $2.5 Million to Nine Important Studies

Today, NTI released news of its awards to nine important trauma-related studies that will take place at institutions across the country. In total, NTI distributed $2.5 million in this round of funding.

Study subjects range from blood transfusion using fresh whole blood to delayed splenic rupture to hospital-acquired staph infection, to vitamin therapy for hemorrhaging patients and more. All were selected for their scientific merit, immediate relevance and potential to influence trauma care in the near term. The principal investigators are Suresh Agarwal, MD, Boston Medical Center; Mark Cipolle, MD, PhD, Christiana Care Health System, DE; Henry Cryer, MD, UCLA; Jay Doucet, MD, UC San Diego Medical Center; Robert Maxwell, MD, UT College of Medicine Chattanooga; Lena Napolitano, MD, UM Ann Arbor; Jean-Francois Pittet, MD, UA Birmingham; Marty Schreiber, MD, Oregon Health & Science University; and Ben Zarzaur, MD, MPH, UT Health Science Center Memphis.

To follow the progress of these and other studies funded by NTI, look for updates on our research page.

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