2011 Awardees

Special Project Awards

John Sheehan Dr John Sheehan
Contribution of the heparin binding exosite to factor IX clearance and in vivo activity
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
Thierry Vandendriessche Dr Thierry VandenDriessche
Immune stealth AAV nanoparticles for gene therapy of hemophilia A
Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Christine Hough Dr Christine Hough
Regulation of endothelial FVIII synthesis and it contribution to overall plasma FVIII levels
Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Carol Miao Dr Carol Miao
Immunomodulation to eradicate anti-factor VIII inhibitory antibodies
Seattle Children’s Research Institute, Seattle, WA, USA
Flora Peyvandi Dr Flora Peyvandi
Discovery of genetic determinants of inhibitor development in hemophilia a by exome sequencing
Fondazione Luigi Villa, Milan, Italy
Seiji Madoiwa Dr Seiji Madoiwa
Development of novel thymus-directed strategy for central immune tolerance induction in hemophilia A
Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke, Tochigi, Japan

Early Career Investigator Awards

Mettine Bos Dr Mettine Bos
Mechanisms regulating the macromolecular enzyme complex assembly in blood coagulation
Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
Paris Margaritis Dr Paris Margaritis
The role of EPCR on FVIIa-mediated hemostasis
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Laura Maggi Dr Laura Maggi
Role of CD4+CD25+Treg cells in FVIII inhibitors production by hemophilia A patients
University of Florence, Florence, Italy
Venessa Oliveira Dr Vanessa Oliveira
Boosting dendritic cell function to facilitate tolerance induction to recombinant clotting factors
University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
Davide Matino Dr Davide Matino
Modulating the antibody response to exogenous Factor VIII: the role of tryptophan catabolism
University of Perugia, Italy

Clinical Training Awards

Johanna Haselboeck Dr Johanna Haselböck
Medical University Vienna, Vienna, Austria

Caregiver Awards

Piet de Kleijn Piet de Kleijn
Multiple Joint Procedures in hemophilia: long term results
Van Creveldkliniek, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Xinyi Wu Xinyi Wu
Development of a comprehensive pediatric hemophilia care model in China
Beijing Children’s Hospital, Beijing, China
Janine Furmedge Janine Furmedge
Development of an infusaport education package informed by the learning needs of parents
The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Kate Khair Kate Khair
An expert patient programme for girls and young women with inherited bleeding disorders
Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
JoAnn Nilson JoAnn Nilson
Development and evaluation of an evidence-based self-assessment care pathway for young men with mild hemophilia
Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK , Canada
Linat Tiv Linat Tiv
Providing counseling and therapy for patient and families with hemophilia in their community
Cambodian Hemophilia Association, Phnom Penh, Cambodia