2007 Awardees

Special Project Award

Mapping factor VIII inhibitor epitopes by affinity-directed mass spectrometry
Philip Fay
University of Rochester School of Medicine
Rochester, New York, USA
A novel protocol for tolerance induction to coagulation factors
Roland Herzog
University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida, USA
Epitope mapping of Factor VIII inhibitors and correlation to ITI outcome
Christoph Koenigs
J W Goethe University
Frankfurt, Germany
Diversity of FVIII-reacting antibody-secreting cell clones determines factor VIII humoral response
Mark Smith
Canterbury District Health Board
Christchurch, New Zealand
Induction of immune tolerance against clotting factors using RNA interference
Thierry VandenDriessche
University of Leuven
Leuven, Belgium
Generation of a less immunogenic FVIII by identifying and modifying T-cell epitopes
Kathleen Pratt
Puget Sound Blood Center
Seattle, Washington, USA


Early Career Investigator Award

Occult HCV mixed-genotype infections in a group of patients with hemophilia
Patricia Bare
National Academy of Medicine
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Incidence, clinical-molecular markers, management of alloantibodies in patients with type 3 VWD
Luciano Baronciani
University of Milan
Milan, Italy
Optimizing prophylaxis in hemophilics by tailoring the infusions to individual patients' needs
Yesin Dargaud
Hospital Edouard Herriot
Lyon, France
Application of new global assays and comparative proteomics to hemophilia and von Willebrand disease
Neil Goldenberg
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center
Aurora, Colorado, USA
The effect of variant mRNA splicing on the type 1 von Willebrand disease phenotype
Paula James
Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada


Clinical Scholarship Award

Shannon Jackson
University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Lei Zhang
Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College
Tianjin, PR China


Caregivers Education Award

Community support and education for hemophilics, their families and local health personnel in Cambodia
Khem Chanthorn
Cambodia Hemophilia Association
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Development of teaching material for Cambodian health professionals on the theoretical aspects of normal and defective hemostasis
Robyn Devenish
National Pediatric Hospital
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Management of fear of needles in children through relaxation and visualization techniques
Elizabeth Fung
Children's Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Training on laboratory diagnosis of hemophilia
Aron Tecle Hidru
National Hemophilia Association of Eritrea
Asmara, Eritrea
Training programme for psychosocial workers in India
Richa Mohan
Society for Hemophilia Care
Ghaziabad, India
Training treating therapists and mothers for service delivery and networking in Mumbai metropolis
Kale Shripad
Comprehensive Care Hemophilia K.E.M Hospital and Mumbai Hemophilia Chapter
Mumbai, India
Training of Cambodian provincial health workers in the diagnosis and treatment of hemophilia
Buth Sokhal
National Institute of Public Health
Phnom Penh, Cambodia