Professor Lester Packer, Ph.D. is the Director of the Membrane Bioenergetics Group and Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of California at Berkeley. His distinguished career in teaching and research has included appointments at...
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Using anticoagulants such as warfarin requires walking a tightrope between decreasing the blood’s ability to clot to prevent strokes without bringing on a haemorrhage somewhere in the body.