2015 Awardees

Fellowship Project Award

Dr Davide Matino Dr Ben Samelson-Jones
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA, USA
Etiology of the increased activity of FIX variants with substitutions at position 338
Dr Antonino Cannavò Dr Marta Milan
Padua University Hospital, Padova, Italy
Bleeding risk profile of patients with FVII deficiency
Dr Antonino Cannavò Dr Julie Tarrant
Queens’ University, Kingston, ON, Canada
Influence of VWF on the innate immune response to FVIII
Dr Antonino Cannavò Dr Beth Warren
University of Colorado, CO, USA
Joint Outcomes Study: predictors of prophylaxis outcome

Early Career Investigator Award

Dr Juan Melero-Martin Dr Yizhou Dong
BThe Ohio State University, OH, USA
mRNA nanomedicines for treating hemophilia A
Dr Lacramioara Ivanciu Dr Behnaz Pezeshkpoor
University Clinic Bonn, Germany
Detection of domain specific inhibitors of FVIII in a large cohort of samples using a new,immunoassay
Dr Suman Sood Dr Ammon Fager
Duke University Medical Center, NC, USA
Rational Design of New Therapeutic Agents for the Treatment of Hemophilia Patients with Inhibitors
Dr Suman Sood Dr Vânia Coelho
University College of London, UK
Identification of a B cell signature associated with inhibitors in Haemophilia A

Special Project Award

Dr Brian Brown Dr Qizhen Shi
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
Platelet Gene Therapy of Murine Hemophilia B with Inhibitors
Dr Francesca Fallarino Prof. Frank Buchholz
Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
Development of designer recombinases that correct factor VIII gene inversions
Dr Mettine Bos Dr Christopher Doering
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Bioengineering Factor VIII through Ancestral Reconstruction
Dr Jordan Shavit Dr Kazuo Ohashi
Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
Creation of Micro-organoids-based Cellular Therapies Toward Hemophilia

Caregiver Award

JoAnn Nilson Silvia Riva
University of Milan, Italy
RE.CO.VERY: REsponsibility for treatment COmpliance is VERY important. A study in elderly population with hemophilia
Hannie van Wanroij Hannie van Wanroij Mala Kuneeram & Urvashi Rughoo
Victoria Hospital, Quatre Bornes, Mauritius
Improving hemophilia care in Mauritius through improved laboratory diagnostic services and physiotherapy support
Dènise Bestetti Nicki Mackett
Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK
Engaging Dad
Dènise Bestetti Nyondwa Zulu
Haemophilia Foundation of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
The impact of stigma on hemophiliacs living in the rural parts of Zambia

Outcomes Research Award

Kuixing Li Dr Michiel Coppens
Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The role of biomarkers to predict long-term joint outcome in patients with hemophilia