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Research and Treatment Centers

CDC has provided support to the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Centers Research and Prevention Network to foster collaborative epidemiologic research. This research was designed to identify risk factors for deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism (DVT/PE) among the U.S. population. Findings will ultimately be used to improve the diagnosis and treatment of people who have these conditions. CDC funded five centers, which collect data from patients of all ages and races while providing services to patients who have DVT/PE and other clotting disorders. These centers have multidisciplinary teams of healthcare specialists and state-of-the art clinical research programs that provide outreach and education programs for patients. Below is the contact information for these centers.

Map of US with 5 Research and Treatment Centers identified in Colorado, Minnesota, New Jersey, and NC


Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center
University of Colorado Denver
13001 E. 17th Place
Aurora, CO 80045-0507
Phone (303) 724-0365


Mayo Clinic
Coagulation Laboratories and Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN 55905
(507) 284-2677

New Jersey

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Thrombosis Center
Clinical Academic Building
125 Paterson Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
Phone: (732) 235-7223

North Carolina

Hemostasis and Thrombosis Center
Duke University Health System
Box 3422
Room 0563 Stead Building
Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-5350

Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center
University of North Carolina School of Medicine
CB 7016
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: (919) 966-4736

CDC also supports a network of hemophilia treatment centers, many of which also offer care to people with thrombosis and thrombophilia.

Highlighted Articles

New Study Findings
Multiple data sources needed for accurate reporting of blood clots after surgery
(Published June 23, 2015)

New VTE Study
Health conditions, hospital characteristics associated with blood clot diagnosis among patients.
(Published June 23, 2015)

New risk factors for VTE
Study explores levels of proteins important in blood clotting as possible new risk factors for VTE
(Published October 15, 2014)

Preventing HA-VTE 
VTE is both a public health problem and a preventable patient safety problem.
(Published March 6, 2014)

Use of CT Scans in EDs
Diagnosis of PE associated with and trends in use of CT scans among patients with chest symptoms.
(Published: December 17, 2013)

Deep Vein Thrombosis Awareness Month
Are you at risk for a serious blood clot? Find out now.
(Published: March 9, 2015)

Do You Know about Blood Clots and Travel?
Blood clots can be a serious risk for anyone traveling more than four hours.
(Published: March 24, 2014)

Deep Vein Thrombosis Quiz
How much do you know about DVT? Take a quiz to find out and read one man’s personal experience with the condition.
(Published: March 4, 2013)

Preventing Venous Thromboembolism
(Published: January 7, 2013)