The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis is an inclusive network of scientists dedicated to research, education and improvement of the lives of those who suffer with diseases and disorders of thrombosis, hemostasis and their underlying vascular biology. You are welcome to join ISTH by application and payment of annual membership dues.

Membership is individual and is not transferable. Categories of membership are:

Regular $160/year

Associate $35/year

Applications are accepted throughout the year and are not pro-rated.

For online enrollment, please visit You may also email or telephone the Membership Secretary, Sharon Overcash, at and + 1 919 929 3807.

Pier M Mannucci Awards

Prizes will be awarded to young investigators who publish articles in the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis in 2010.

Applications should be made to the relevant editorial office by 31 October 2010. The first author should usually be younger than 35 years old. Early career researchers who are older than 35 may be considered at the discretion of the Editors in Chief.

The awards have been named in honour of Prof. P.M. Mannucci, the first Editor in Chief of JTH, and are made possible by a generous contribution from Bayer HealthCare. Recipients are selected by a jury of editors. Proof of age is required. Please contact for more information.

ISTH Visiting Professor Program

ISTH announces a new program targeted to Thrombosis and Hemostasis Centers in underprivileged countries. The program provides for an expert visiting professor who will offer an intensive course on a selected issue, or a series of lectures on selected topics, as agreed with the host center. The duration of the visit is four to seven days, and ISTH covers airfare, accommodation and living expenses for the Visiting Professor.

Applications and details are available from the ISTH homepage,, at the Program Announcement. For more information, contact Orly Katz by email ( or ISTH headquarters by email (

ISTH Advanced Fellowships for young colleagues from underprivileged countries

ISTH announces a new program targeted to advanced Fellows from underprivileged countries who wish to pursue knowledge and expertise in one or all of the following areas: medical care, laboratory methods, or research related to thrombosis and hemostasis. Applicants should be 37 years old or younger. Fellowships will be up to a four month period, and will include economy class travel and housing. Applications will be approved on a competitive basis by the ISTH Educational committee.

Deadlines for submission of applications are 1 January and 1 June of each year, and can be found on the ISTH homepage,, at the Fellowship Announcement. For more information, contact Orly Katz by email ( or ISTH headquarters by email (

Novo Nordisk Haemophilia Foundation (NNHF) website (( is activated

NNHF was created in 2005 as an independent, non-commercial organisation in Zurich, Switzerland, to address the significant need for improving haemophilia care and treatment in the developing world. NNHF works with partners in governments, NGOs and healthcare specialists in supporting development programmes, such as the education and training of patients, doctors, nurses and laboratory technicians, the improvement of disease diagnosis and the establishment of patient registries. NNHF also offers awards and fellowships. Contact at

Position available: McGill Thrombosis Fellowship 2011–2012 at the Jewish General Hospital in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

The JGH Thrombosis Program is currently accepting applications for a one year fellowship (1 July 2011–30 June 2012) to acquire and consolidate expertise in Thrombosis. Specific areas of clinical activity include the Thrombosis Clinic, Anticoagulation Clinic and In-patient Thrombosis Consultation Service. Our Thrombosis Program also encompasses a broad range of research activities that relate to diagnosis, risk factors and treatment of venous and arterial thromboembolic disease. To obtain more information please contact Dr Susan Kahn at + 1 514 340 7587 or

6th Congress of the Asia Pacific Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (APSTH)

13–16 October 2010, at Grand Hyatt Hotel, Nusa Dua, Bali. Conference Chairman: Prof. Karmel Tambunan MD PhD. For more information, please visit

IX Argentine Congress on Haemostasis and Thrombosis - CAHT 2010

28–30 October 2010, in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Congress is organised by the Haemostasis and Thrombosis Cooperative Group of Argentina (Grupo CAHT), chaired by Alicia Blanco PhD. For more information, on-line registration and abstract submission, please visit

4th International Symposium on Women’s Health Issues in Thrombosis and Haemostasis

4–6 February, 2011, in Berlin, Germany. The symposium organizers are Prof. Benjamin Brenner and Prof. Ian Greer. Abstract submission deadline is 5 October 2010. For more information please visit our website at