Department of Medicine

Thrombosis Research Projects


Faculty Research Interests


The following is a list of research by investigator within the division.

Miguel Cruz, Ph.D.

  • Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand factor
  • Platelet adhesion
  • Disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • Extracellular hemoglobin
  • Inflammation
  • Vimentin
  • Translational medicine

Trung C. Nguyen, M.D.

  • von Willebrand factor
  • von Willebrand factor–cleaving proteinase (ADAMTS-13)
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Disseminated intravascular coagulation
  • Thrombotic microangiopathy
  • Sepsis-induced multiple organ failure

Jun Teruya, M.D., D.Sc.

  • Thrombotic profile of inflammatory bowel disease
  • Coagulation activation and acquired von Willebrand disease in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
  • Whole blood coagulation technology
  • Lupus anticoagulant
  • PIVKA-II as sensitive and specific marker for vitamin K deficiency
  • Effect of acute phase reactants, antithrombin, and platelet factor 4 on prothrombin time and anti–factor Xa assay

Perumal Thiagarajan, M.D.

  • Mechanisms of platelet microvesicle clearance
  • Mechanisms and effects of transbilayer movement of phosphatidylserine in platelets

Vinod Vijayan, Ph.D.

  • Serine/threonine phosphatases in platelet and endothelial activation
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