Jawad Fareed

Loyola University Health System, USA

Dr. Jawed Fareed is a professor of pathology and pharmacology, and director of the Hemostasis & Thrombosis Research Unit at Loyola University Medical Center. He also serves as a consultant to the Department of Laboratory Science at Hines Veterans Administration in Hines, Illinois. His main area of interest is research in the development of novel anticoagulant and antithrombotic drugs. He has devoted much of his activities to the initial studies on low molecular weight heparins and he has contributed to the development of several newer antithrombotic drugs such as hirudin and tissue factor pathway inhibitors. Currently he has embarked upon a program on objective study of newer antithrombotic drugs such as the heparinomimetics, antithrombin and anti-Xa agents and polyfunctional drugs. In addition, he has initiated a program on molecularly discussed drugs with multiple targets. More recently, he has initiated the development of an integrated program on molecular hemostasis and thrombosis. This research will focus on the genomic, proteomic and glycomic analysis with reference to the new drug development. Dr. Fareed is the North American Chapter Secretary for the International Union of Angiology (IUA). He also serves as the chair of the Scientific Committee of the IUA. He is also serves as president of the South Asian Society of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis (SASAT). He serves as vice president of the Academy of Clinical and Applied Thrombosis and Hemostasis in Dallas, Texas, and he is an honorary member of the American Venous Forum and the Medical Academy of Erfurt, Germany

Biography Updated on 6 December 2010

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