World Haemophilia Day 2020 – Special Feature For Rare Revolution Magazine

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To mark World Haemophilia Day on April 17, we are pleased to have a special feature published online at Rare Revolution magazine entitled, ‘Making Sense of the Headlines: Empowered and Informed Treatment Choice in Haemophilia’. On The Pulse Director, Laurence Woollard, was delighted to co-author the feature with Dr Rich Gorman, an interdisciplinary social scientist […]

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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: An Interview with Chris Bombardier (Part 2 of 2)

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Chris Bombardier’s extraordinary endeavours have become the stuff of haemophilia folklore. His quest was to scale the Seven Summits, and in doing so, he literally reached the top of the world – the “Goddess Mother of Mountains” we know as Mount Everest! The curveball that makes it all the more jaw-droppingly incredible is that he has severe haemophilia! In […]

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Factor This! Series: An Interview with Chris Bombardier (Part 1 of 2)

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In May 2017, Chris Bombardier defied multiple odds by becoming the first person living with haemophilia to summit the highest mountain on Earth – Mount Everest! At the turn of the year, Chris followed up this incredible feat by scaling Mount Vinson in Antarctica, which was the last climb in his extraordinary dream of completing the Seven Summits. […]