Dr. Yogen Kanthi is a Lasker Investigator at the National Institutes of Health. He is a practicing vascular medicine specialist and cardiologist at the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, and co-Directs the Vascular Medicine Fellowship Program at the University of Michigan Medical School.
His translational research seeks to understand how innate immune circuits communicate with coagulation to license inflammation and thrombosis. Dr. Kanthi’s research team has made important discoveries in the thrombo-inflammatory signals in COVID-19. His long-term goal as a physician scientist is to develop new treatments for highly morbid venous diseases that affect millions of people each year.