Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program | 2009 Awardees

2009 Awardees

Special Project Award

Tom Howard
Pharmacogenetics of Inhibitor Risk in Hemophilia-A
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA
Gary Nelsestuen
Mechanism of factor VIIa enhancement
University of Foggia, Italy
Maurizio Margaglione
Polymorphic miRNA-mediated gene contribution to inhibitors development in Hemophilia A
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelhpia, Pennsylvania, USA
Gerry Nicolaes
Generic platform for the discovery and optimization of biologically active molecules that inhibit APC
Cardiovascular Research Institute Maastricht, the Netherlands
Keiji Nogami
Mechanisms of activation and inactivation of factor VIII: applications of novel (anti-)coagulant therapy
Nara Medical University, Japan

Early Career Investigator Awards

Denise Sabatino
Studies on the Safety of the Cellular Synthesis of FVIII In Vivo
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
Janice Staber
A Gene Transfer Approach Towards Hemophilia A Correction Using the PiggyBAC Transposon Vector
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, USA
Simona Maria Siboni
Clinical and laboratory instruments for a better approach to bleeding symptoms in Rare Bleeding Disorders
University of Milan, Italy
Michael Horn
Characterization of FVIII inhibitors by antibody-signature
University Hospital of Bern, Switzerland
Sukesh Nair
Evaluating phenotypic heterogeneity of severe hemophilia. Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

Clinical Scholarship Award

Danielle Nance
Puget Sound Blood Center, Seattle, USA

Matthew Gorman
University of California, San Francisco, USA

Luca Andrea Lotta
University of Milan, Italy

Femke van Herrewegen
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Caregiver Education Award

Debra Honig Rush
Welcome Aboard, Grandparents
Hemophilia and Thrombophilia Center, Chicago, USA
Piet de Kleijn
Functional outcome after Multiple Joint Procedures in Hemophilia - from practice to protocols
University Medical Center, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Sanjeev Padankatti
Training therapists in assessment of musculoskeletal function in people with hemophilia
Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
KGR Kuruppuarachchi
Establishing a primary mutation database for Sri Lanka
Medical Research Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Kim Huot
Training of Cambodian Provincial Health Workers in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Hemophilia
National Institute of Public Health, Phnom Penh City, Cambodia
Hassan Fathelrahman Mahdi
Hemophilia Laboratory diagnosis training and care in Rural communities in Suda
Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan