Development of hemoglobin based oxygen carriers

Project: ResearchNational collaboration

Research areas and keywords


  • hemoglobin, oxygen carrier


Development and testing of new forms of hemoglobin-based oxygen carriers (HBOCs) funded by Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF). Project coordinator: Prof Leif Bulow, LTH, Lund University.

Layman's description

There is a need for new types of artificial blood types that could be used clinically. In this project we are developing and testing new forms of artificial blood that can carry oxygen from the lungs to the different tissues.
Short titleHBOC development
StatusNot started