IPFA is pleased to announce that, during this year’s IPFA/PEI 26th International Workshop in Krakow, Poland, the second annual IPFA Award was presented by Mr Rob Van Tuyle, IPFA President. With this award, IPFA wants to recognise a person who has made exceptional contributions to the field of plasma collection, plasma fractionation, the manufacturing and provision of plasma derived medicinal products, patient care, safety and transfusion medicine.
The second annual IPFA Award was presented to Prof. Thierry Burnouf:
Professor Thierry Burnouf, Ph.D. , College of Biomedical Engineering, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
In recognition of his exceptional scientific contributions to new plasma fractionation technologies and programmes, and virus inactivation and removal procedures.