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What does aspirin do to you?

Acetylsalicylic acid, most commonly known as aspirin, was already part of the Egyptian pharmacopeia, used also in ancient Greece and in the Middle Ages to break fevers. Taken all over the world to kill pain and reduce inflammation, today aspirin helps to prevent heart attacks, strokes and blood clots. Its emerging role in preventing and treating cancer is on the rise too. But how does this drug act on your blood cells? ERC grantee Prof Valerie O'Donnell works on the answer.

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Africa Policy Conference

23-24 May 2016, Ghana Center for Democratic Development



Green Week 2016 Partner event: 'EU - Brazil actions for sustainable cities'

30 May 2016, Committee of the Regions Van Maerlant Street n°2, 1040 Brussels (EC building VM2 -room VMA 1 - 2nd floor)


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