U of A heart transplant expert exploring connection between blood group and COVID-19

Pediatric cardiologist Lori West is using tools developed at the U of A to find out why people with different blood types react differently to COVID-19, with help from federal funding announced Nov. 6. (Photo: Laughing Dog Photography) Pediatric cardiologist Lori West is using tools developed at the U of A to find out why people with different blood types react differently to COVID-19, with help from federal funding announced Nov. 6. (Photo: Laughing Dog Photography)

U of A heart transplant expert exploring connection between blood group and COVID-19

Pediatric cardiologist Lori West one of six researchers receiving $2.8 million in federal funding for “exceptional opportunities” in fight against pandemic.

University of Alberta-made tools built to study ABO blood group issues in organ transplant patients have been brought into the COVID-19 fight to determine why people with different blood types react differently to COVID-19....

https://www.ualberta.ca/folio/2020/11/u-of-a-heart-transplant-expert-exploring-connection-between-blood-group-and-covid-19.html