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Early-bird pricing runs through March 15, 2019.

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Mission Statement

At HTRS, we are dedicated to advancing care for people with bleeding and thrombotic disorders through investigator-initiated research, mentoring, and continuing medical education, offering:

 • Grants and awards

 • Continuing education

 • Career development networks

Dr. Patricia Zerra, MD, (pictured left) received an HTRS Mentored Research Award in 2018 and is now a practicing pediatric hematologist and transfusion medicine specialist at Emory University/Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Dr. Zerra’s current research focuses on the immune response to FVIII in an effort to identify initiating immune events that can serve as targets to prevent FVIII inhibitor formation in patients with hemophilia A. Photo provided by Dr. Zerra and used with permission.





Mentored Research Awards

The HTRS Mentored Research Awards provide trainees and junior faculty the financial support, mentoring, and protected research time to launch research careers in the blood sciences by:

   • Supporting innovative research

   • Pairing talented young physician-scientists with seasoned investigators

   • Bridging the gap between mentored research and research independence

Jordan A. Shavit, MD, PhD (pictured left) received an HTRS Mentored Research Award in 2008 and is now a practicing pediatric hematologist at the University of Michigan, specializing in the care of children with diseases of the blood coagulation system. He is known internationally for his investigation of the genetics of von Willebrand Disease and human blood clotting disorders using animal models. Photo provided by Dr. Shavit and used with permission.





Thanks to your generosity, we reached 90% of our $5,000 goal!  Remember to use AmazonSmile, which guarantees the same great shopping experience as with this bonus: the AmazonSmile Foundation donates 0.5% of every purchase to HTRS!


Join us for the 2019 Scientific Symposium!

Registration is open. Log in to the Members-Only section above for special discounts as a benefit of membership.

The Abstract submission deadline has passed.

  • Visit and click on “Registration” to view pricing and register. Enter your Member Code, accessible in the members-only section on this website, and your discount will be applied. Early bird pricing available until 3/15/2019. 

  • Gain state-of-the-art independent medical education in non-malignant blood disorders, collaborate across the full spectrum of basic science, clinical, and translational investigators, and network with expert faculty from North American and Europe.

  • This 11th Symposium is the first offered in partnership with our basic and translational science colleagues from the North American Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis (NASTH,

Check out the exciting program in place for the HTRS/NASTH 2019 Scientific Symposium:

  • State of the Art Lectures will be given on:
    • Emerging Hemophilia Therapies 
    • Mechanisms of Thrombus Formation and Contributing Risk Factors
  • Scientific Sessions in the General Session Symposium will include:
    • DOAC reversal in a Bleeding Patient:  Yes or No
    • The Cutting Edge of VWF in VWD
    • Hot Topics in Pediatric Hemostasis and Thrombosis
    • Targeting the Platelet:  Promising New Therapies, Sometimes Unwanted Side Effects
  • More Details:
    • Pre-Conference Session on Thursday afternoon, May 9, will focus particularly on issues of interest to nurses and other allied health professionals
    • A full range of Satellite Symposia
    • Poster and Oral Abstract Sessions
    • Career Development Breakfasts
    • Time for networking; social events

Visit for the full program!


Apply for a Grant



The 2019 HTRS/ATHN DREAM Award Pre-proposal is due Friday, February 15, 2019 by 11:59 pm ET. 

The award provides grants of $50,000 USD over 12 months or $100,000 USD over 24 months to enable young investigators residing in the U.S. to work with ATHN-affiliated, U.S.-based hemophilia and thrombosis treatment centers (“HTCs”) to conduct research using the national ATHNdataset under the guidance of experienced mentors.

HTRS/Novo Nordisk Clinical Fellowship Award (CFA) in Hemophilia and Rare Bleeding Disorders

The 2019 HTRS/Novo Nordisk CFA Proposal is due Friday, February 1, 2019 by 11:59 pm ET. 

During the fellowship year, award recipients are mentored by experienced MDs or DOs working in hemophilia or RBDs at established U.S.-based hemostasis treatment centers (“HTCs”).


THSNA Travel-to-a-Mentor Award


2018 HTRS Annual Business Meeting

The 2018 HTRS Annual Business Meeting webinar and slides are available to HTRS members for viewing in the members-only section on the HTRS website. The annual meeting, entitled “HTRS Today,” was held on June 11, 2018 and covered an update of our growth and success, a review of where we are, and a preview of things to come.


Join a Registry 

The Children’s Hospital-Acquired Thrombosis (CHAT) Study




2018 HTRS Annual Appeal: Thanks to your generosity,

we raised 90% of our $5,000 goal!

  • These funds will offset the cost of Travel Awards to the 2019 HTRS/NASTH Scientific Symposium.
  • Travel Awards cover air and ground travel, two nights lodging at the conference hotel, and per diem for meals on travel days for trainees, junior faculty, or other allied health professionals who submit outstanding abstracts to the Symposium  to be held May 9-11, 2019 in New Orleans. Travel Award recipients also receive waived conference registration.

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The Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society (HTRS) is a nonprofit, tax-exempt professional medical society. Contributions are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.

 Thank you for your support!

Remembering Houria (Suzy) Hassouna, MD, BCh, PhD

Houria (Suzy) Hassouna, MD, BCh, PhD, passed away peacefully at her home on October 24, 2018.  Dr. Hassouna was Professor of Medicine, Division of Thrombosis; Elsa D and Carl E Rehberg Hematology Research Professor; and Director, Special Coagulation Center at Michigan State University (MSU). Originally from Egypt, she attended medical school at Cairo University and also studied in England, Scotland, France and Switzerland. 


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