2004 Awardees

Dr. Yesim Dargaud
Centre de traitement de l'hemophilie, Hopital Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France
Dr. Rekha Parameswaran Indiana Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, Indiana, US
Dr. Simona Siboni
A.Bianchi Bonomi, Hemophilia Thrombosis Center, Milan, Italy

Early Career Investigator Awardees

Dr. Lingfei Xu
Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Project: Tolerance induction with neonatal gene therapy for hemophilia A
Dr. Hengjun Chao Mount Sinai School of Medicine, NY, US
Project: Spliceosome-mediated RNA trans-splicing for hemophilia A gene therapy
Dr. Suchitra Acharya
Weill Medical College of Cornell University, NY, US Project: Role of power Doppler sonography in hemophilic synovitis
Dr. Beth Bouchard University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, US
Project: Identification of the megakaryocyte receptor that mediates endocytosis of Factor V from plasma
Dr. Vince Jenkins
National Centre for Hereditary Coagulation Disorders, St James' Hospital & Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
Project: Determination of the effect of hemophilia A mutations in the A3 and C1 domains of Factor VIII
Dr. Andreas Tiede
Hannover Medical School, Germany
Project: Molecular engineering of coagulation Factor VIII
Dr Annette Bowyer
Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Project: The utility of different assays in the assessment of concentration of Factor VIII:C
Dr. Shrimati D Shetty
Institute of Immunohaematology, Mumbai, India
Project: Thrombohaemorrhagic balance in hemophilia- implications for alternative therapeutic approach

Hemophilia Caregivers Awardees

Pamela Hilliard
Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Project: Hemophilia joint health score: instructional videotape
Dr Rosie Roldan
University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX, US
Project: Dental management of the patient with hemophilia
Dr. Lisa Michaels UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ, US
Project: Hemophilia healthcare adolescent to adult transition assessment
Vicky Vidler Sheffield Children's Hospital, UK
Project: Essentials of advanced hemophilia nursing
Dr. Sylvia von Mackensen
A. Bianchi Bonomi Haemophilia & Thrombosis Centre, Milan, Italy
Project: Specialisation programme for hemophilia nurses in Italy
Dr. Anna Maria Bottos
Haemophilia Center -Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Italy
Project: ''I go to school''
Dr. Cristina Mazzini
Haemophilia Center -Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova, Italy
Project: The psychological aspects of hemophilia
Christine Peltier
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Bordeaux, France
Project: Freelance nurse's education
Dr. Maria Vittoria Rizzo
A.R.N.A.S.- Children's Hospital, Palermo, Italy
Project: Listening centre plan for the haemophilic patient and his family
Dr Sylvie Lacroix
Hôpital Sainte-Justine, Montréal, Québec, Canada
Project: Telemetry in the service of hemophiliac patients with coagulation inhibitors in Quebec

Special Project Awardees

Dr. Jen-Yea (Peter) Chang University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, US
Project: Amelioration of hemophilia by manipulating the TFPI's activity
Dr. Jacques Galipeau
Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Project: Marrow stromal cells for transgenic cell therapy of hemophilia A
Dr. Rainer Schwaab
Institute for Experimental Hematology and Transfusion Medicine, Bonn, Germany
Project: In silico design and in vitro validation of a mimotope for blocking an FVIII-inhibitor antibody
Dr. Wolfgang Eugen Muntean
Ludwig Boltzmann Research Institute for Pediatric, Graz, Austria
Project: Hemophilia rarely becomes symptomatic during the neonatal period: biochemical background
Professor Marguerite Neerman-Arbez
Department of Genetic Medicine and Development, CMU, Geneva, Switzerland
Project: Investigation of the molecular mechanisms regulating fibrinogen secretion