2005 Awardees

Clinical Scholarship Awardees

Dr Katharina Thom
Children's Hospital,
University of Vienna
Austria
Dr Yung-Li Yang
Department of Pediatrics
National Taiwan University Hospital
Taipei
Taiwan
Dr Marianna Caramella
Angelo Bianchi Bonomi HTC
University of Milan
Italy
Dr Jennifer Domm
New York Weill Cornell Center
New York
USA
Dr Suman Sood
Penn Comprehensive Hemophilia and Thrombosis
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
PA
USA

Early Career Investigator Awardees

Dr Rodney Camire
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia
PA
USA
Project: Mechanisms Regulating the Procofactor to Cofactor Transition
Dr Peter Gross
St. Michael's Hospital
Toronto
Canada
Project: Leukocyte-derived microparticles as treatment for bleeding in hemophilia A: a mouse model
Dr Christoph Königs
J W Goethe University, Frankfurt
Germany
Project: Targeting and elimination of FVIII specific B cells by scFv antibody fragments and peptides
Dr Rosanna Asselta
Department of Biology and Genetics for Medical Sciences
University of Milan
Italy
Project: Studies on the molecular mechanisms underlying intracellular processing of FV mRNA and protein
Dr Ade Kallas
Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology
University of Tartu
Estonia
Project: The effect of transforming growth factor beta in plasma derived factor VIII preparation on immune system of hemophilia A mice

Hemophilia Caregivers Awardees

Robyn Devenish
National Institute of Public Health, Phnom Penh
Kingdom of Cambodia
Project: Training of Cambodian Laboratory Staff in Techniques for the Diagnosis of Hemophilia
Jing Sun
Department of Hematology, Nanfang Hospital,
PR CHINA
Project: Hemophilia Nursing - A Prioritized Program to Improve Hemophilia Care in China
Patricia Guillon
The Place Of Pedagogical And Medical Team Training In The School Environment
C.H.U. Caen
France
Project: Promoting The Educational Integration Of Hemophiliacs:
Cathy Walker
Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario
Canada
Project: Development of a Musculoskeletal Database for Patients with Hemophilia in Canada
Andrea Pritchard
University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing (Graduate Program)
Canada
Project: PhD Studies - Advanced Practice Nursing in Hemophilia and Hematology
Nooshin Behestipoor
Hematology Research Center, Department of Pediatrics
School of Medicine
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Shiraz
Iran
Project: Education of nurses as a first step towards home treatment in Iran, including assessment of impact of training
Maria Correa
Hematology And Blood Transfusion Center (Hemocentro)
State University Of Campinas - Unicamp
Brazil
Project: Continuing Educational Programm In Haemophilia Dental Treatment
Anna Bottos
Associazione Emofilia E Coagulopatie Delle Tre Venezie
Ospedale Civile Di Padova
Padova
Italy
Project: Burn Out Syndrome: Causes And Strategies Of Prevention
László Csuja
Friends of Haemophiliacs, Haemophilia Foundation, Budapest
Hungary
Project: Postgraduate course for nurses and assistants working in hemophilia centres

Special Project Awardees

Dr Jean-Marie Saint-Remy
University of Leuven
Leuven
Belgium
Project: Construction and use of transgenic strains of FVIII-/- mice expressing a B and/or T cell receptor for murine FVIII
Dr Kathelijn Fischer
Van Creveldkliniek, Utrecht
The Netherlands
Project: Intermediate-dose versus high-dose prophylaxis for severe haemophiilia: costs and benefits
Dr Seiji Madoiwa
Jichi Medical School
JAPAN
Project: Development of Immune Tolerance Induction by Neonatal Intravenous Administration of Factor VIII in Hemophilia A.
Campbell Sheen
Canterbury Health Laboratories, Christchurch
New Zealand
Project: Improving molecular diagnosis of the Factor VIII intron 22 inversion using fluorescent in situ hybridisation.
Dr Brian Feldman
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto
Canada
Project: Validation of the Hemophilia Joint Health Score
Dr Robert Flaumenhaft
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
MA
USA
Project: Regulation of circulating microparticles levels to treat hemophilia A