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Christine Lee Haemophilia Journal Award

Established in 2012 by the World Federation of Hemophilia (WFH) and Wiley, the Christine Lee Haemophilia Journal Award is given in recognition to the top young researcher (graduate student or postdoctoral fellow) who has submitted a highly rated abstract as a primary author and presenter in any discipline involving hemophilia or another related bleeding disorder. Award winners receive ₤3,000 and a three-year online personal subscription to the Haemophilia journal.
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To be considered for this award, applicants must submit an abstract for the Biannual Congress. Abstracts must be submitted by November 22, 2021, to the online ABSTRACT site and registration fees must be paid by February 7, 2022. The submission guidelines can be found on our website.

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• The applicant must have completed the majority of work that is reported in the accepted abstract as an undergraduate, graduate student or during the first two years of postdoctoral study. (For a young scientist with a medical degree, the two years refers to the actual time spent performing research. The time spent as an intern/resident is not considered part of the two years.)
• The applicant must have had a primary role in the reported experimentation, as evidenced by first author status on the abstract.
• This award is limited to researchers that have not yet received a faculty appointment.
• Applicants who are on faculty at the time of the competition are asked to recuse themselves.

• Accepted abstract submissions by the top 5 highest scored young researchers will be notified by the week of January 10th, 2022.
• Accepted applicants will present a 12-minute oral presentation with 3 minutes of questions and answers for a total of 15 minutes during the Christine Lee Haemophilia Journal Award free paper session on Monday, May 9 from 15:00-16:15 ET.
• The selection committee, including the journal’s editors and WFH representatives on the Editorial Board, will select the best presented abstract at the WFH 2022 World Congress.
• The young researcher of the Christine Lee Haemophilia Journal Award recipient will be acknowledged by name at the VP Medical’s plenary session on Wednesday, May 11 from 9:15-9:45 ET.
• Instructions regarding presentation guidelines will be sent to the applicants during the week of January 10, 2022.