Topic: Micahel Sacks

$2.5 Million Awarded to Develop Better Heart Valve Treatment

March 16, 2012

A University of Texas at Austin professor and his research collaborators have been awarded a $2.5 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health to conduct research that will significantly increase our knowledge about artificial heart valves and lead to the development of valves that are more durable and dependable than those currently used in heart treatment.

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