Wanted: rapid test to prevent deep vein thrombosis

Interview with Prof. Albert Sickmann, Director of Bioanalysis and Chief Executive Officer, Leibniz Institute for Analytical Sciences (German: Leibniz-Institut für Analytische Wissenschaften), ISAS


Photo: Prof. Albert Sickmann

Prof. Albert Sickmann; ©ISAS

Grafic: Thrombosis in a blood vessel

Thrombosis can cause stroke, heart attack and pulmonary embolism. Some patients react differently than expected to blood thinners and are at risk because of this; ©panthermedia.net/ rasslava

Photo: Hand holding a soluble pill over a glass of water

Aspirin is taken as a bloodthinner as well; ©panthermedia.net/diego.cervo

Photo: Timo Roth; Copyright: B. Frommann

©B. Frommann