American Society of Hematology

ASH Giuseppe Bigi Memorial Award Recipients

The following individuals received awards made possible by a grant from the Giuseppe Bigi Association, named for the late Giuseppe Bigi, MD, a well-known Italian scientist. These awards include the ASH Giuseppe Bigi Memorial Award and the ASH Giuseppe Bigi Abstract Achievement Award.

2017 Recipient

Giuseppe Bigi Memorial Award

Luca Bertamini, MD
DIMES, University of Bologna
Clonal Hematopoiesis of Indeterminate Potential (CHIP) in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease and in Centenarians. Further Clues Linking Chip With Cardiovascular Risk
Abstract #1144

Giuseppe Bigi Abstract Achievement Award

Alessio Catore, PhD
San Raffaele Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy
Liver-Directed Gene Therapy for Hemophilia B With Immune Stealth Lentiviral Vectors
Abstract #605

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2016 Recipient

Patrizia Sciancalepore, MD
University of Turin
ATP-Binding-Cassette A1 Regulates Extracellular Isopentenyl Pyrophosphate Release and Vγ9Vδ2 T-Cell Activation By Dendritic Cells
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2015 Recipient

Marilena Ciciarello, PhD
Institute of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Bologna, Italy
Upregulation of Indoleamine 2, 3-Dioxygenase Enzymes in Leukemic Mesenchymal Stromal Cells (MSCs) Can Influence MSC/Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cell Cross Talk
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