Condition | Hematology

The Molecular and Clinical Biology of von Willebrand Disease

  • Contact Name: Laura Braggins
  • Phone: (585) 922-5006
  • Lead Researcher: Peter Kouides, MD

Description

To Identify mutations in the VWF gene associated with the type1 or 3 VWD and correlate these with a clinical bleeding assessment; to identify mutations in the VWF gene with Type 2 VWD and correlate these with a clinical bleeding assessment; and to determine the frequency of low plasma VWF being caused by an increase in VWF clearance.