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Scientist Magazine Features UVM Biochemist in Article on Rare Blood Disorders

Professor and biochemist Kenneth Mann weighs in for a Scientist magazine article about the “East Texas bleeding disorder.” This rare blood disorder is unique from hemophilia and others, in that people who carry it do not have a shortage of clotting proteins. Instead, they have too much of an anti-clotting protein – known as “FV-short.” According to Mann, “The idea that FV-short is present in unaffected individuals is exciting.” Read the story…