Finding Blood's Breaking Point: New Research Aims to Explore the Relationship Between Coronavirus and Blood Clots

August 06, 2020

Blood clots have emerged as one of an increasing number of deadly side effects of the novel coronavirus in some patients. Assistant professor Manuel Rausch and other Cockrell School of Engineering researchers are embarking on a project to learn more about the onset of thromboembolism, the obstruction of a blood vessel by a clot that can cause everything from strokes to heart attacks to pulmonary embolisms, as a result of COVID-19.