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Factor This! Series: In Conversation with Flora Peyvandi

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It’s goodbye to summer and hello to our first Autumn instalment in our Factor This! blog series. We’re very lucky to feature one of the most internationally recognised haematologists of our time – Professor Flora Peyvandi. Flora has justifiably earned this reputation through her extensive portfolio of basic and medical science research, primarily into the […]

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On The Pulse at the 2018 EHC Conference in Brussels

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There are only two weeks to go until one of the largest rare bleeding disorders patient gatherings on the continent – the 2018 European Haemophilia Consortium (EHC) Conference! Along with the European Association of Haemophilia and Allied Disorders (EAHAD) Congress and the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) World Congress, the EHC Conference is one of the […]

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Factor This! Series: In Conversation with Mark Skinner

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This month’s guest for our Factor This! blog series needs no introduction. Mark Skinner’s universal reputation as a stalwart advocate and progressive leader for people with bleeding disorders very much precedes him. Mark’s wealth of experience spanning over 30 years, makes his CV read like a How to book for specialising in international public policy […]

Help Shape Future Research with Stop The Bleeding

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Do you, or someone you care for, have experience of a bleeding disorder, whether personally or professionally? Stop The Bleeding needs your help to identify key research priorities relating to all inherited and acquired bleeding disorders. Current and previous patients with bleeding disorders, relatives, carers and healthcare professionals from across the UK were surveyed in […]

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Factor This! Series: An Interview with Laurie Kelley

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For almost three decades, Laureen Kelley has dedicated herself to educating and improving the lives of individuals and families impacted by haemophilia, both at home in America and throughout the developing world.  Over this time, Laurie has cemented her status as one of the most respected and beloved thought leaders in global haemophilia advocacy. Her […]

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On The Pulse at the WFH 2018 World Congress in Glasgow

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The countdown to the biggest global gathering of the bleeding disorders community is firmly on!  From May 20-24, we will be amongst thousands of attendees descending on the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) in Glasgow, Scotland for the 33rd biennial World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) 2018 World Congress. WFH 2018 is one of the most hotly […]

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Cyclist Alex Dowsett: ‘Haemophilia is the Catalyst to My Success!’

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Few rare disease communities can boast of having a champion cyclist to call their own. In haemophilia, Alex Dowsett has pedalled past the impossible and is still overtaking any doubts of what can be achieved living with a severe bleeding disorder. At just 29 years of age, Alex has been competing consistently at the pinnacle […]