2016 Awardees

Fellowship Project Award

Fasulo Dr Maria Fasulo
Angelo Bianchi Bonomi Hemophilia And Thrombosis Center, Milan, Italy
Assessing the development of early signs of joint damage in relation to the start of replacement therapy and the age at first joint bleed in children with severe and moderately severe hemophilia.
Scott Dr Martin Scott
Manchester Haemophila Comprehensive Care Centre, Department of Clinical Haematology, UK
The use of a National database and patient reporting tool to determine 'real-world' outcomes of patients with congenital haemophilia using prophylactic factor replacement.
Stelzeneder Dr David Stelzeneder
Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Investigating the links between microbleed events, joint degeneration and synovitis, to aid therapeutic planning in patients with bleeding disorders.

Early Career Investigator Award

Biswas Dr Moanaro Biswas
University of Florida, Cancer & Genetics Research Center, Gainesville, FL, USA
T cell therapy against factor VIII inhibitors
Tomaiuolo Dr Maurizio Tomaiuolo
University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
The platelet aggregate nanoanatomy and coagulation factors concentration mediate thrombin formation
Dahlman Dr James Dahlman
Georgia Institute of Technology
A high throughput in vivo screen for targeted hemophilia gene therapy delivery systems
Schmidt Dr Anja Schmidt
Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany
FVIII-specific regulatory T cells for tolerance induction obtained by expansion and phenotypic modulation of FVIII-specific naïve T cells

Special Project Award

Milone Dr Michael Milone
University of Pennsylvania, PA, USA
Novel strategy to edradicate FVIII inhibitors by chimeric allo-antigen receptors
Gilbert Dr Gary Gilbert
Boston VA Research Instittute, MA, USA
Platelet-dependent activity of factor VIII in mild and moderate hemophilia A
Bouton Dr Marie-Christine Bouton
INSERM DR Paris VII, France
Inhibition of protease nexin-1 (PN-1) as a promising antibleeding strategy in haemophilia
Shida Dr Yasuaki Shida
The Department of Pediatrics, Nara Medical University, Japan
The role of shear stress on biosynthesis and interaction of factor VIII and von Willebrand factor

Caregiver Award

Hannie van Wanroij Hannie van Wanroij Julia Hews-Girard & Amanda Zahariuk
Southern Alberta Rare Blood and Bleeding Disorders Comprehensive Care Program, Foothills Medical Center, Calgary, AB, Canada
Use of self-report and accelerometry to assess kinesiophobia, physical activity and quality of life of adult males with hemophilia in a single canadian HTC
Schrijvers Dr Liesbeth Schrijvers
Van Creveidkliniek, University Medical Center, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Why is adherence so low? Exploring patient needs and drivers of adherence and self-management
Cuesta Dr Ruben Cuesta
Royal Foundation Victoria Eugenia, Instituto de Salud Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Effectiveness and safety of myofascial therapy in hemophilic arthropathy
Correa Dr Elvira Correa
IHTC “Cláudio Luiz Pizzigatti Correa” - Hematology and Hemotherapy Blood Transfusion Center, University of Campinas, Brazil
Local vs systemic use of tranexamic acid in patients with bleeding disorders undergoing oral surgery

Outcomes Research Award

Bentley Dr John Bentley
School of Pharmacy, University of Mississippi, MS, USA
Health Utility and its determinants among children with hemophilia