2008 Awardees

Special Project Award

Establishment of cellular therapies for hemophilia B using autologous hepatocytes
Kazuo Ohashi
Institute of Advanced Biomedical Engineering and Science, Tokyo Women's Medical University
Tokyo, Japan
Immunosuppressive regimens for treating hemophilia inhibitors
Carol Miao
Seattle Children's Hospital Research Institute
Seattle, Washington, USA
Coagulation factor VIII, a cofactor regulating proteolytic cleavage of von Willebrand factor by ADAMTS13
Long Zheng
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelhpia, Pennsylvania, USA
Intracranial hemorrhage in children with hemophilia who are on prophylactic treatment
Rolf Ljung
Paediatric Haematology Research Unit, Lund University
Malmö, Sweden
Role for the gap junction protein Connexin37 on factor VIII secretion and in vivo half-life
Anne Angelillo-Scherrer
Service and Central Laboratory of Hematology, University of Lausanne
Lausanne, Switzerland
Gene therapy for hemophilia B with ectopic expression of factor IX in platelets
Guowei Zhang
Blood Research Institute
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

Early Career Investigator Awards

Factor IX variants for the treatment of hemophilia A
Joerg Schuettrumpf
German Red Cross Blood Donor Service of Baden-Wuerttemberg-Hessen
Frankfurt, Germany
Evaluation of tissue factor-bearing microparticles in severe hemophilia
Mona Shah
Texas Children's Cancer Center and Hematology Service
Houston, Texas, USA
To investigate the cause of mild hemophilia A in patients without a detectable mutation in the F8 gene
Keith Gomez
Katherine Dormandy Haemophilia Centre and Thrombosis Unit, The Royal Free and University College Medical School
London, UK
An integrated non-invasive assessment of liver fibrosis in hemophiliacs with chronic hepatitis C
Antonio Coppola
Federico II University of Naples
Naples, Italy


Clinical Scholarship Award

Sylvia Reitter
Medical University of Vienna
Vienna, Austria
Amit Soni
Children's Hospital of Orange County
Orange County, California, USA
Michela De Mattio
Angelo Bianchi Bonomi Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center, University of Milan
Milan, Italy


Caregiver Education Award

A priority project to develop hemophilia nursing training and care in rural communities in China
Jie Zhao
Department of Hematology, Nanfang Hospital, Southern Medical University
Guangzhou, PR China
Haemophilia 2010: an exploration of the lived experience of children with hemophilia
Kate Khair
The Haemophilia Centre, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust
London, UK
Capacity building of peer group counselors and development of a manual for better mental health of pwhs & their parents
Apurba Mitra/Jayanati Basu
The Haemophilia Society Calcutta Chapter
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
To improve the capacity and quality of laboratory diagnosis of haemostatic disorders with special reference to hemophilia in Sri Lanka
Lesturuge Dhammika
National Hospital of Sri Lanka,
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Hemophilia care and diagnostic laboratory
Mukesh Garodia
Hemophilia Society Guwahati Chapter
Guwahati, Assam, India
Postural analysis and fascial treatment in persons with hemophilia: a case-control study
Elena Boccalandro
Angelo Bianchi Bonomi Hemophilia And Thrombosis Center
University Of Milan, Italy
Evaluation of training and communication tools
Luz Graciela Villalaz Garcia
Fundacion Panameña De Hemofilia, Hospital Del Niño
Panama, Republic of Panama