2017 Research Grant Recipients

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2017 Research Grant Recipients

EAHAD is proud to award research grants to support scientific projects aimed at improving the care of people with inherited bleeding disorders. The grant competition is open to all scientists and healthcare providers working in the field of inherited bleeding disorders in Europe and undertaking pre-clinical or clinical research. The grants of up to €50,000 each are for projects lasting up to three years.


For this inaugural competition, EAHAD received 23 applications from 11 countries.


The two recipients for 2017, first announced during the EAHAD 2017 Congress, are:


Roberta Palla, PhD
Fondazione Luigi Villa, Angelo Bianchi Bonomi Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy

“High throughput analysis of antibody binding profiles in previously untreated patients with severe haemophilia A”


Project duration: April 2017-March 2019

Grant amount: €50,000




Johan Boender, MD
Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands

“Does ADAMTS13 influence the bleeding phenotype in von Willebrand disease?”


Project duration: April 2017-March 2018

Grant amount: €47,950



EAHAD would like to thank all 2017 Research Grant applicants. An announcement regarding 2018 grants is expected in late June 2017.