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Spotlight on History: Contaminated Blood and the Origins of the Infected Blood Inquiry

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The Infected Blood Inquiry, chaired by Sir Brian Langstaff, is due to begin its public hearings in London on Tuesday 30 April 2019. The inquiry is examining the circumstances in which men, women and children were given contaminated blood and contaminated blood products in the UK, in particular since 1970. As of next week, people […]

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Factor This! Series: In Conversation with John Pasi

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The working year is nearly over but we’re thrilled to be rounding off our Factor This! blog series with yet another exceptional scientist and clinical thought-leader in haemophilia – Professor John Pasi. Since 2003, John has been Professor of Haemostasis and Thrombosis and Honorary Consultant Haematologist at Barts and The London School of Medicine and […]

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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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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 […]

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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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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 […]