McMaster University

Demystifying Medicine
Seminar Series

A translational view of: The new blood thinners: Evolution or revolution

Monday, May 28, 2012
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Demystifying Medicine Seminar Information


Monday, May 28, 2012


  • Dr. Mark Crowther, Professor, Department of Medicine Leo Pharma Chair in Thromboembolism
  • Dr. John Eikelboom, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine


This seminar includes a clinical presentation with patient interview followed by a research presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand the impact that new blood thinning drugs ("novel anticoagulants") will have on anticoagulant care
  • To explore how patients are likely to perceive these new medications
  • To discuss how new medications are tested and brought to market
  • To review how the novel anticoagulants produce their blood-thinning effect

Contact Info:

Dr. Kjetil Ask

Sara Sellers
Phone: 905-525-9140 Ext. 76706

Demystifying Medicine Seminar Video