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Odnoletkova, Irina (2016). Review of national Health Technology Assessment reports on treatment of severe Haemophilia A. Value in Health 19(7):602-602. November 2016
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Farcet, M. et al. (2016). Hepatitis E virus and the safety of plasma products: investigations into the reduction capacity of manufacturing processes. Transfusion. 2016 Feb 24;56(2):383-91.
Bult, JM, Farrugia A, Penrod J. The Ethics of Paid Plasma Donation: A Plea for Patient Centeredness. HEC Forum. 2015 Dec; 27(4): 417-29. doi: 10.1007/s10730-014-9253-5. PMID: 25234254.
Farrugia A & Penrod J (2015, Dec.) Errors and Omissions: Donor Compensation Policies and Richard Titmuss. HEC Forum. 2015 Dec; 27(4):319-30. doi: 10.1007/s10730-015-9267-7. PMID: 25680344.
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Farrugia A, O'Mahony B, Cassar J. "Health Technology Assessment and Haemophilia." Haemophilia: the official journal of the World Federation of Hemophilia 18.2 (2012): 152–157.
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Gustafson M & Farrugia A "Albumin from Rice: Why and Wherefore?" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 109.14 (2012): E775.
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The 2017 Hilfenhaus Award was bestowed to Professor Henriette Farkas, MD, Ph.D., DSc, during IPPC 2017 for her work related to treating those suffering from Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) and working to improve treatments and patients’ quality of life. She is professor of allergology and clinical immunology at the Hungarian Angioedema Center at Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary.Read More