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Nordic von Willebrand Scholarship

Support for research on VWD & related disorders

CSL Behring Nordic von Willebrand Scholarship open for application!

Do you work in the Nordic countries? Are you involved in basic or clinical research or other forms of development in the care of patients with von Willebrand Disease? We want to hear about your discoveries or ideas!

We are now accepting applications for the CSL Behring Nordic von Willebrand Scholarship 2020. The scholarship awards 240 000 SEK to 1-3 applicants from the Nordic region. Please use the application form below.

Nordic VW Scholarship Statutes

Nordic VW Scholarship Application Form

Application deadline: 15 September 2020.

 

About CSL Behring Nordic von Willebrand Scholarship

The scholarship was established in 2004 in order to support Nordic research and development within the field of von Willebrand Disease and related primary hemostatic disorders. The scholarship is awarded every two years.

The winners in 2018 were:

Dr Nanna Brøns, Copenhagen University hospital, Denmark
"Impaired collagen as a novel cause of rare inherited bleeding disorders"
and
Dr Iva Pruner, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
"In vitro assessment of secondary hemostasis in patients with von Willebrand disease- fibrin clot architecture and protein composition as novel physiological biomarkers"

Previous Scholarship Winners

2016 

Prof. Christer Halldén, Biomedicine, Kristianstad University, Sweden
"Identification of disease-causing genes and mutations in von Willebrand disease type 1" 

2014 

Dr. Timea Szántó, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland
"Towards a better understanding of von Willebrand disease - the impact of platelet function and thrombin generation on clinical phenotypes" 

2012

Dr. Anna Ågren, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
"Global Hemostatic Methods for detection of von Willebrand's Disease" 

2008 

Dr. Mattias Karlman, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
"New methods for measurement of the functionality of von Willebrand factor in patients with increased bleeding tendency"
and
Petra Elfvinge, Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
"Health-related quality of life in women with heavy menstrual bleeding"

2006 

Prof.Jørgen Ingerslev, University Hospital Skejby, Denmark
”Development of luminographic method for detection and qualitative evaluation of von Willebrand factor in blood plasma”
and
Elsa Lanke, Malmö University Hospital, Sweden
"Analysis of the N1421K mutation in the A1 domain of the von Willebrand factor gene"

2004 

Prof. Stefan Lethagen, Malmö University Hospital, Sweden
"Genetic characterization of von Willebrand disease type 1: Finding additional loci and tracing the evolutionary history of the von Willebrand factor gene region"