The April edition of “Happy 1/2 Hour with an Expert in Haemophilia Care” – to take place on Wednesday, 22 April at 19:00 Brussels time – will focus on trying g to answer some of these questions around the bi-specific antibody in a session titled “Emicizumab. Practical aspects & implications.” We have invited once again a very knowledgeable and passionate speaker – Dr Maria Elisa Mancuso from Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico in Milan, Italy.
Maria Elisa Mancuso (MD, PhD) is a senior consultant in Hematology with special interest in Haemostasis. She obtained a post-degree in Clinical and Experimental Hematology and a PhD in Clinical Methodology. She worked as a Clinical Assistant at the Angelo Bianchi Bonomi Hemophilia and Thrombosis Center in Milan (Italy) from 2008 to 2020. She is involved in clinical research and has published several original articles in peer-reviewed journals as Blood, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Haematologica, Thrombosis and Haemostasis, British Journal of Haematology and Haemophilia. She is a member of several national and international scientific societies (AICE, SISET, ISTH, WFH, ASH, EAHAD). She is Co-Chair of the Scientific and Standardization Subcommittee of ISTH (SSC-ISTH) on FVIII, FIX and rare bleeding disorders. She has been involved as co-investigator in several clinical trials, and she takes care of both children and adults with hemophilia with a specific scientific interest in inhibitors, chronic hepatitis C, optimization of prophylaxis and novel therapies.