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UTHSC’s Guoyun Chen Receives $1.9 Million Grant to Continue Sepsis Therapy Research

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Generally defined as an inflammatory response to infection, sepsis has a staggering 30-50 percent mortality rate and is responsible for 210,000 deaths annually in the United States. Despite the availability of antibiotics and other forms of therapy, the hospitalization of patients with severe sepsis (also known as septic shock) has increased 49 percent from 2003… Read More