CSL Behring Encouragement Grant in haemostasis & thrombosis

In collaboration with the BSTH, CSL Behring is pleased to announce the donation of an Encouragement Grant of 10.000€.

The goal of this Encouragement Grant is to provide support for physicians, basic research scientists and other health care professionals active in the field of Haemostasis and Thrombosis, to advance their expertise in this field. Project selection will be broad and may include:

  • Support to health care professionals wishing to complete an internship in a specialized center in Belgium or abroad, under supervision of a renowned expert
  • Clinical or biomedical scientists wishing to pursue and complete a well-defined educational project in Belgium or abroad
  • Laboratory research scientists wishing to carry out part of their research project in a specialized research center.
  • ...

In all cases, it is the intention of the Encouragement Grant to allow clinicians and research scientists to extend their expertise and achieve cutting edge results.

Candidates clinicians and researchers < 40y can apply for a CSL Behring Encouragement Grant

Submission criteria and guidelines



BSTH Board in collaboration with an international Key opinion Leader in thrombosis and haemostasis

Winners of the CSL Behring Encouragement Grant in haemostasis & thrombosis:

Charlotte Dekimpe Kulak for her research project on gene therapy for TTP: Gene therapy for congenital thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura using adenovirus/Sleeping Beauty transposon hybrids

Christophe Vandenbriele, KU Leuven on his research project The role of the contact activation pathway in extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO)

Elien Roose Kulak, to work for three months with Dr. Mihaela Delcea at the Centre for Innovation Competence - Humoral Immune Reactions in Cardiovascular Diseases (ZIK HIKE, University of Greifswald, Germany) on the elucidation of the unfolding of ADAMTS13 using ITC and AFM.

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