2006 Awardees

Early Career Investigator Awards

Conformational Regulation of von Willebrand Factor Function
Dr. Junmei Chen
Puget Sound Blood Center
Seattle, Washington, USA
A Disease-specific DNA Chip for von Willebrand Disease
Dr. Bradley Aouizerat
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California, USA
Generation of Factor VIII-enhanced Green Fluorescent Protein (Factor VIII-EGFP)
Mr. Stefan Heinz
J.W. Goethe University
Frankfurt, Germany
Insights into Factor XI Processing and Function from the Study of the Molecular Basis of Factor XI Deficiency
Dr. Stefano Duga
Department of Biology and Genetics for Medical Sciences
Milan, Italy
Prevalence of Inhibitors in Patients with Severe Hemophilia A in India: Impact of Clinical and Molecular Factors on Prevalence
Dr. Vikram Mathews
Christian Medical College
Vellore, India

Clinical Scholarship Awardees

Dr. Tina Dutt
Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
Liverpool, UK
Dr. Antioco Meloni
Angelo Bianchi Bonomi Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center
University of Milan
Milan, Italy
Dr. Joannis Panotopoulos
Department of Orthopaedics
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria
Dr. Yi Fang
Ruijin Hospital
Shanghai Institute of Hematology
Shanghai, PR China
Dr. Hsuan-Yu Lin
Changhua Christian Hospital
Changhua, Taiwan

Special Projects

Diagnosis of Platelet Disorders Using a Proteomic Approach
Dr. Nigel Key
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Factor IX Molecules with Enhanced Activity
Dr. Dougald Monroe
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Von Willebrand Factor as a Target to Prolong the Half-Life of Factor VIII
Dr. Peter Lenting
Unviersity Medical Center Utrecht
Utrecht, Netherlands
A Multi-center Study on the Molecular Characterization of Haemophilia A Patients with Undetectable Mutations in the Factor VIII Gene
Prof. Johannes Oldenburg
University Clinic, University of Bonn
Bonn, Germany
Genetic Components Contributing to the Pharmacokinetics of Factor VIII Concentrates
Dr. Massimo Morfini
Azienda Ospedaliero - Universitaria Careggi
Firenze, Italy
The Effect of an Exercise Intervention on Quality of Life, Aerobic Fitness and Strength in Children with Hemophilia
Dr. Julie Curtin
Children's Hospital
Westmead, Australia
Applications of Laboratory Monitoring to Advance and Optimize the Treatment of Hemophilia A
Dr. Midori Shima
Nara Medical University
Nara, Japan

Caregiver Award

Assessing the Need for an HTC Alliance Between CHEO and the Baffin Regional Hospital
Diane Bissonnette
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Ottawa, Canada
Training Nurses to Provide Hemophilia Care in India - A New Model
Mercy Devadarisini
Christian Medical College
Vellore, India
Catch Them as Toddlers
Kumar Ajoy
Hemophilia Society - Durgapur Chapter
West Bengal, India
Training in the Knowledge of Their Own Disease is the Best Tool the Patient, Family and Community Can Possess
Luz Garcia
Hospital del Niñ6o
Panama, Republic of Panama
Development of PWH Database Management Systems and Its Implementation in Hemophilia Management
Kumar Mitra and Kashinath Saha
The Haemophilia Society - Calcutta Chapter
West Bengal, India
Training for Physical Therapy and Assessment of Musculoskeletal Outcome in People with Hemophilia
Andrew Babu Jayakumar
Christian Medical College
Vellore, India
To Improve the Capacity and Quality of Laboratory Diagnosis of Coagulation Disorders in India
Gopal Singh
Christian Medical College
Vellore, India