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The Kastrup Lab is a multidisciplinary group of biochemists and engineers who investigate the biochemical and biophysical processes that regulate blood clotting and use their discoveries to develop novel therapeutics for hemostasis and thrombosis.

PUBLICATIONS & FUNDING

HOW YOUR FUNDING IS MAKING AN IMPACT

RESEARCH GRANTS

PUBLICATIONS & PATENTS

2020

  • US Department of Defense - MuLTI
  • US Department of Defense - PRMRP
  • Nanomedicines Innovation Network
  • CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund

2020

  • Blood Advances
  • Scientific Reports
  • Blood
  • Res Pract Thromb Haemost
  • Blood Advances
  • ACS Nano

2019

  • Bayer Hemophilia Award

2019

  • J. Thromb. & Haem.
  • Scientific Reports
  • Patent issued on hemostatic particles

2018

  • NSERC Discovery Grant

2018

  • Blood Coag. & Fibrin.
  • J. Biol. Chemistry
  • J. Thromb. & Haem.
  • J. Thromb. & Haem.
  • Provisional patent on antithrombotic siRNA

2017

  • Novo Access to Insight

2017

  • Scientific Reports
  • Ann. Rev. of Biochem.
  • Laryngoscope
  • Provisional patent on liposomal thrombin
  • Spin-out company: CoMotion

2016

  • CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund

2016

  • J. Thromb. & Haem.
  • Shock
  • Thrombosis Research
  • Biomacromolecules

2015

  • CIHR Foundation Scheme
  • MSFHR Scholar Award

2015

  • Angew. Chem. Int. Ed
  • Blood
  • Science Advances
  • Scientific Reports

RESEARCH GRANTS

PUBLICATIONS & PATENTS

2018

2018

  • Scientific Reports
  • Blood Coag. & Fibrin.
  • J. Biol. Chemistry
  • J. Thromb. & Haem.
  • J. Thromb. & Haem.

2017

  • NSERC Discovery Grant

2017

  • Scientific Reports
  • Ann. Rev. of Biochem.
  • Laryngoscope

2016

  • CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund
  • Novo Access to Insight

2016

  • J. Thromb. & Haem.
  • Shock
  • Thrombosis Research
  • Biomacromolecules

2015

  • CIHR Foundation Scheme
  • MSFHR Scholar Award

2015

  • Angew. Chem. Int. Ed
  • Blood
  • Science Advances
  • Scientific Reports
Steve, PhD                            Amy, PhD Candidate

What’s New

Sep 2020 – The Kastrup lab is awarded two US Department of Defense grants!

Aug 2020 – The Kastrup lab is looking for a new postdoc! More details on ‘Contact Us’ page.

Jul 2020 –  New publication “Sustained Depletion of FXIII-A by Inducing  Acquired FXIII-B Deficiency” accepted in Blood.

Jul 2020 –  Congratulations to Dr. Nima Mazinani who successfully defending his PhD!

Jun 2020 – New publication “Bleeding is increased in amyloid precursor protein knockout mouse” in Res Pract Thromb Haemost.

May 2020 – Well done to Jerry Leung for receiving the CIHR Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarships Doctoral Award (CGS-D)!

Apr 2020 – Media coverage on our publication “Coagulation Factor XII Contributes to Hemostasis When Activated by Soil in Wounds” is released through various media outlets.

Apr 2020 – New publication “Coagulation Factor XII Contributes to Hemostasis When Activated by Soil in Wounds” in Blood Advances.

Apr 2020 – Well done to Dr. Jayesh Kulkarni for being awarded the Nanomedicines Innovation Network (NMIN) Postdoctoral Fellowship Award in Gene Therapy!

Apr 2020 – Well done to Amy Strilchuk for being awarded the William and Dorothy Gilbert Scholarships in Bio-Medical Sciences Award!

Apr 2020 – Congratulations to Jerry Leung, who successfully passed his Comprehensive Exam!

Apr 2020 – Welcome to Dr. Jayesh Kulkarni, who officially joins the Kastrup lab as a new Postdoctoral Fellow, co-supervised between the Cullis lab! Dr. Kulkarni will be integral in leveraging his expertise in lipid nanoparticle technology to advance novel gene therapies. 

Apr 2020 – The Kastrup lab is awarded the Nanomedicines Innovation Network (NMIN) Research Fund!

Mar 2020 – New publication with the Lee Lab “Diatom Frustule Silica Exhibits Super-hemophilicity for Effective Artificial Blood Coagulation” in ACS Nano.

Mar 2020 – The Kastrup lab is awarded the CFI John R. Evans Leaders Fund!

Mar 2020 – The Kastrup lab participates in an exciting day interviewing promising graduate students for the Fall 2020 intake as part of the BMB Interview Day.

Dec 2019 – The Kastrup lab and Zandstra lab are collaborating thanks to the 2020 MSL Kickstart Catalyst Award.

Dec 2019 – The Kastrup lab attends the annual Michael Smith Laboratories Christmas Party, and Eleonore Rayner gets 1st place at the Christmas Bake-Off!