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Cancer and Hematology Center
Hemostasis and Thrombosis Program
William T. Shearer Center for Human Immunobiology
Texas Medical Center
1102 Bates Ave., Ste. 1025.09
Houston, TX 77030
Andrew Yee, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Hematology-Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Research Professor, Life Sciences Institute, University of Michigan
|University of Michigan||Post-doctoral Fellow||Postdoctoral Research Fellow||2012|
|Rice University||PhD||Doctor of Philosophy||2006|
|Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute||Other||Bachelor of Science||2000|
|American Society of Hematology (ASH)||Member|
The balance between bleeding and clotting must be carefully maintained to ensure proper blood function. The blood clotting protein, von Willebrand factor (VWF), critically contributes to this balance. Functional deficits in VWF can lead to extensive blood loss while overactivity can lead to undesired blood clots that block major blood vessels. The molecular determinants of VWF activity are highly variable.
Our current research aims to determine the functional consequences of all variations in VWF using novel methodologies that may be applied to other blood clotting factors. The goals of this research are to more accurately predict outcomes in patients with bleeding or clotting disorders and to develop novel therapeutics to prevent hemorrhagic or thrombotic complications.
Awards & Honors
2020, Scholar Award, American Society of Hematology
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